The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. In the English language, the breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog.
Life expectancy: 9 – 13 years
Weight: Male: 66–88 lbs (30–40 kg), Female: 49–71 lbs (22–32 kg)
Colors: Black, Black & Tan, Sable, Red & Black, Grey, Black & Silver
Temperament: Intelligent, Obedient, Curious, Loyal, Alert, Confident, Watchful, Courageous
Height: Male: 24–26 inches (60–65 cm), Female: 22–24 inches (55–60 cm)