German Shepherd Puppies for Sale

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Breed Group: Herding
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Overview
This breed was developed in the 19th century by Max Von Stephanitz who is considered to be the father of the German Shepherd. Revered for their versatility as companion and for their dedication to work, this breed has the distinction of being the first dog ever used as a guide for the blind. Today the German Shepherd is one of the most popular breeds in the world.
Character
The German Shepherd is a breed of classic beauty and possesses superior intelligence. They are highly adaptable, energetic, curious, strong, and dependable. This breed displays a magnificent appearance and is extremely agile with great stamina and endurance.
Temperament
A member of the herding group, the German Shepherd is fearless, bold, hard working, and alert. They are esteemed for their loyalty, deep devotion, and courage. This breed thrives on human interaction from their family and does not like to be left alone for extended periods of time. German Shepherds are exceptionally wary of strangers. They will most generally get along with other household pets they have been raised with. This breed will attempt to perform the task of herding on anything and everything that moves. The German Shepherd is not recommended for the novice, apathetic, or sedentary owner.
Care
This breed requires daily brushing to minimize loose hair. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary using a mild shampoo to preserve the integrity of the coat. German Shepherds are prone to such health issues as blood disorders, elbow and hip dysplasia, epilepsy, flea allergies, digestive problems, and chronic eczema.
Coat
The German Shepherd is a double coat breed. The outer coat is harsh, straight, and thick. The under coat is dense and soft. The coat comes in a variety of colors such as black and tan, black and cream, black and silver, solid black, and sable. The German Shepherd comes in three varieties: rough coat, long hair, and long rough coat. This breed is a continuous shedder with seasonal heavy shedding.
Training
The German Shepherd requires early intensive and extensive socialization and obedience training. They will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. This breed is obedient and quick to learn. Training must be done with respect, firmness, fairness, reward, and consistency. They are exceptionally talented in tracking, schutzhund, agility, obedience, fly-ball, and ring sport. The German Shepherd is often used in police work, search and rescue, as a guide for the blind, and military work.
Activity
This breed is happiest when given a job to do. They require strenuous exercise and enjoy securely leashed walks, family play sessions, and a large safely fenced area to romp and run freely in. The German Shepherd will do okay in an apartment or condominium dwelling provided they are given sufficient exercise, stimulation, and attention.
Weight
75-95 lbs
Height
Male: 24-26; Female: 22-24 inches
Color(s)
most colors, other than white, are permissible.
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German Shepherd Puppies for Sale Expected Budget in 2022

Learn what to expect when researching the price of German Shepherd puppies for sale near me.

How much do German Shepherd puppies for sale cost?

The cost for a German Shepherd puppy for sale varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Before searching "German Shepherd puppies for sale near me", review their average cost below.

The current median price for all German Shepherds for sale is $950.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a German Shepherd with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a German Shepherd puppy for sale without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a German Shepherd puppy with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a German Shepherd with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a German Shepherd puppy with breeding rights or even German Shepherds for sale advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,700 upwards to $10,000 or even more for German Shepherd puppies for sale with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all German Shepherds for sale is $800.

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What can I expect to pay for a German Shepherd puppy near me?

Median Price: $950.00
Average Price: $800.00
Top Quality: $2,700.00 to $10,000.00

*Data sourced from 57044 German Shepherd puppies for sale across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a German Shepherd puppy for sale

When googling "German Shepherd puppy for sale near me" it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a German Shepherds true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

Most Popular German Shepherd Puppy for Sale Names for 2022

We've compiled the top 20 male and female German Shepherd names for 2022 after analyzing 57044 German Shepherd puppies for sale.
  • 1. Max
  • 2. Bella
  • 3. Daisy
  • 4. Duke
  • 5. Ace
  • 6. Puppy
  • 7. Sarge
  • 8. Heidi
  • 9. Rosie
  • 10. Harley
  • 11. Rex
  • 12. Bear
  • 13. Sasha
  • 14. Ranger
  • 15. Lucy
  • 16. Abby
  • 17. Holly
  • 18. Willow
  • 19. Toby
  • 20. Rocky

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Featured Breeder of German Shepherds with Puppies For Sale
Smith Pak Working Dogs
Member Since: November 2017
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QUALITY BLOODLINES Smith Pak Working Dogs depends on many well renowned individuals in the world to acquire and develop our breeding program. All dogs are owned by Smith Pak and are not fostered or kept at other facilities. All dogs are selectively bred, individually tested, imported canines from the best working dog lines in the world. They are prescreened and hand selected by management. This enables us to offer a higher quality working dog. Each dog is maintained in peak condition and comes with a comprehensive health record compiled by a veterinarian that includes X-rays, blood work, microchip and vaccinations. WE USE PROVEN TECHNIQUES We are at the forefront of dog training methodology using innovative techniques to develop stable, confident, productive working dogs for narcotics detection, security, and protection. We are constantly updating training techniques, utilizing the finest European and US consultants. Our experienced professionals utilize proven training techniques to provide top dogs for tough jobs. WE ARE EXPERIENCED At Smith Pak Working Dog, we pride ourselves on quality personnel. We employ only certified professionals with the knowledge and capability to instruct according to our high training standards. Our trainers have extensive K9 training and handling experience. Smith Pak Working Dog trainers specialize in the skill of pairing top-quality working dogs with student K9 handlers to ensure a strong and proficient team. OUR FACILITY We are located within the 10 acre facility of Grape House Vineyards. We can house up to 28 dogs in our kennel and training facility. We have a customized whelping room, grooming facilities, full agility and training course, tracking fields and scent detection areas.

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Updated: 11/28/2022