1. German Shepherds originated from Germany in the year 1899.
2. They are hugely popular. In fact the 2nd most popular in the United States of America behind only the Labrador!
3. They are the third smartest breed of dog in the world.
4. Many German Shepherds are used as police dogs due to their intelligence and agility.
5. German shepherds bites are one of the strongest dog bites.
6. They are as tall as 25 to 27 inches, and weight as much as 79-88 pounds.
7. German shepherds can be aggressive or passive depending on their environment.
8. German shepherds can have floppy ears while teething.
9. ‘Shepsky’ is the mixed breed of German Shepherds and Siberian Husky.
10. The average life span for a German shepherd is 10-13 years.