The Black German Shepherd makes a great family pet. He might be a little strong for small children, but with the proper training will become very respectful of the wee ones. He is a very loyal and watchful dog with a very pleasant temperament. He is extremely trainable and can be used for many purposes. The differences between the Black German Shepherd and the regular German Shepherd are very few.
The Black German Shepherd has retained the more traditional look of a German Shepherd through the years. This is one of the main differences between the Black German Shepherd and the regular German Shepherd. The Black German Shepherd is also larger with a much straighter back and it does not "cringe". Cringing is an appearance that is common to German Shepherds. The coat of a Black German Shepherd can be long or short. It can also have feathering and skirting with a flowing mane.
As an athletic, energetic and bonding pet the German Shepherd makes an excellent pet for individual or family owners. The breed also has high trainability as a search and rescue dog or a police dog. It is important to consider health and breed standards when selecting between German Shepherd puppies for sale.
There are fewer things in life more irresistible than a German Shepherd puppy. But you should never bring one home on impulse. This needs to be a careful decision. Bringing a German Shepherd puppy home is the same as bringing a human child home (except German Shepherds mature faster and are more loyal). Although German Shepherd puppies are a big responsibility, they are priceless in their friendship.
The long coated German Shepherd is not considered show standard by the American Kennel Club and, therefore, is not allowed to compete in national competitions. The owners of the long coated German Shepherds could really care less whether their dogs win trophies because they already have decided that they have the best dogs on the planet.