Breed Standard

GSD Standard, Types and Colors

THE ILLUSTRATED STANDARD OF THE GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG

Linda Shaw says, “The standard for the German Shepherd Dog, while annoyingly vague in many respects, has not changed appreciably over the years. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of the breed. From the 1940’s, when most dogs in most countries looked pretty much the same, we now have West German show, West German working, East German, Czechoslovakian, English Alsation, American show and probably others yet in the making.”

GSRNE would like to take a look at some of these various types of dogs beginning here. Artist, illustrator & author Linda Shaw has written this comprehensive article on the structure of the GSD.

Shaw

Share Button
2022 50/50 Raffle
    German Shepherd Rescue of New England Valentine’s Day 50/50 Raffle [more]
Choose Your Decorations
TRIM THE TREE & HELP THE DOGS Here's how you do it! 1) Decide which ornaments [more]
Santa’s List
Trim-the-Tree to help the dogs! Like everyone, this year has again been brutal [more]
2021 Trim-the-Tree
TRIM the TREE  & HELP the Dogs Help us decorate it by clicking here to see t [more]
GSRNE Shopping Page
Thank you for visiting our Shopping Page  You Shop and Amazon Gives to GSR [more]
GSRNE Cookbooks
Cookbooks are $12 each plus shipping. [more]
We regret that the GSRNE 2021 Auction is being cancelled due to circumstances beyond our c [more]
German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc. (GSRNE) is looking for new foster homes.  Th [more]
Wish List
Our dogs need lots of supplies to keep them happy, healthy and safe!  From durable to [more]
GSRNE Buddy Program
  Everybody Needs a Buddy Sometime!   So many people love our dogs and woul [more]

X