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shepherd dogs

any of several dog breeds used in working sheep (sheepdogs), but most commonly applied to the German shepherd dog. See also sheepdog.
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RESCUE: The abandoned German Shepherd dog, rescued near Rainford
Not that the members of the Huddersfield branch of the British Association of German Shepherd Dogs are complaining.
There are many breeds of dogs, including Great Dane, Pomeranian, Moscow Watchdog, Pug, German Shepherd, Labrador, Chinese Crested Dog, Bulgarian Shepherd Dog, Bulgarian Coarse-Haired Hound, Bulgarian Ludogorian Hound, Stafford," Petkov explained.
But thick-coated breeds, such as German shepherd dogs, can more than cope with everything that the British climate can manage to throw at them.
Jayne Shenstone, of German Shepherd Dog Rescue, a national network which re-homes German Shepherd dogs across the UK, said: "No one I know was approached to re-home these dogs.
Jayne Shenstone, of German Shepherd Dog Rescue, said: "No one I know was approached to re-home these dogs.
Local authority animal wardens spotted the offence in Pool Bank recreation ground, where Mrs McPake was walking her German Shepherd dog.
A SECURITY guard's German Shepherd dog died from heat exhaustion after he locked it in his car on a hot day for nine hours.
They were having a break near Ovingham and decided to consult their map while their German shepherd dog waited patiently for them to make up their minds.
Despite having my very protective German shepherd dog standing by my side, I chose not to retaliate, knowing this would result in a loyal, loving friend being put to sleep as the law would consider me to be in the wrong.
Q Our six-month-old German shepherd dog always does his 'business' at the same spot in our garden.
Last year an Australian Shepherd dog called Chance won the prestigious crown.