How many different types of German Shepherd breeds are there?

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  1. How many different types of German Shepherd breeds are there?
  2. What is the bloodline of a German shepherd?
  3. What is the difference between German and American shepherds?
  4. What is a DDR German shepherd?
  5. Do DDR German Shepherds make good pets?

How many different types of German Shepherd breeds are there?

five different types

What is the bloodline of a German shepherd?

The West German Shepherd is also known as Sieger or show line breeds. And this bloodline is thought to be the closest to the original breed created by the Germans. They are a revered working line, and as with all working lines, the emphasis is placed on their personality and behavior, rather than cosmetic traits.

What is the difference between German and American shepherds?

The most significant difference between the American German Shepherd and the European German Shepherd is their appearance. The American is the biggest one of the two, with a longer body. His rear end slopes more than his European cousin, whereas the European has a much straighter topline.

What is a DDR German shepherd?

East German Shepherds originate from the Deutsche Demokratische Republik or “DDR” (1949-1990). ... DDR dogs have a strong, solid, lean, muscular body, heavy bone construction and a large massive head. They have deep dark pigmentation and are not as angulated as West German show dogs.

Do DDR German Shepherds make good pets?

Are DDR German Shepherds Good with Children? Yes. If they are socialized from a young age to be around children, they are great. Since the DDR dogs have a balanced temperament and are extremely loyal to their family, they will protect your child as well as be a fun playmate.