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Golden Shepherd Breed Information

Golden Shepherd

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
Mispellings: Goldenshepherd, Golden Sheppard, Goldensheppard

Living with a Golden Shepherd

Family Dog: The Golden Shepherd is definitely a family dog.

Grooming: The coat of the Golden Shepherd should be brushed once a week.

Behavior: The Golden Shepherd is a laid back dog that really loves attention and to be close to his people. They are protective if they sense trouble.

Barking: The Golden Shepherd is not a big barker but does have a tendency to bark in their sleep and will get aggressive with a barking dog.

Exercise: Like a Golden retiever, the Golden Shepherd loves to be running but is also content to sit around the house.

Golden Shepherd Appearance

Appearance: The Golden Shepherd is a medium sized dog with a German Shepherd body, a head like a Golden Retriever. They can put their ears up but are usually carried lying down.

Companionship: The Golden Shepherd loves to be with his owners more than anything.

Body: The Golden Shepherd has a body much like that of a German Shepherd shaped with heavier back end and a straight, not sloped back.

Forequarters: The forequarters of the Golden Shepherd are much like that of a German Shepherd with a thick chest.

Gait: Depending on speed, the Golden Shepherd canters like a German Shepherd but does not run flat out often.

Color: The coat of the Golden Shepherd is sable with golden tones.

Golden Shepherd Facts

Characteristics: The Golden Shepherd is a very intelligent dog that is easy to get along with.

Golden Shepherd Health

Dental Health: The Golden Shepherd has very good dental health and loves to chew.

Bone Health: The Golden Shepherd has very good bones and flexibility. They may be prone to developing small fat tumours.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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