For instance, the GSD is just a tad heavier than the Belgian Malinois by about 10 or so pounds. GSDs may also have either a shorter or a longer coat while Belgian Malinois just have a short, weatherproof coat. And in terms of AKC popularity ranking, GSDs are higher up the charts while Belgian Malinois are not far behind.
The price of a German Shepherd can range from $500 to $1,500. This price can vary depending on the breeder and the dog's ancestry. The monthly maintenance cost for a German Shepherd is around $200. Keep in mind that these dogs are meant to live in colder climates, so if you live in a hot region, factor in the cost of air conditioning.
The Golden Shepherd is a mix between the popular German Shepherd and Golden Retriever breeds. It is a fairly common and popular mix among designer dogs in the medium to large category. Due to the massive differences in aesthetics and personality, the resulting pups vary greatly.
The Sheprador is a mix of German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever dogs. They offer the best of both worlds from the aesthetic to the personalities and overall versatility.
Long-haired German Shepherds, as the name suggests, are basically German Shepherd dogs with long hair.
The Sable German Shepherd is one of the 5 main coat color variations of the German Shepherd Breed.
A Shepsky is a mix between a German Shepherd and a Siberian Husky. It is a popular designer dog in the medium to large category. The resultant Shepsky is a beautiful dog known for its very unique aesthetic variations. Shepskies also have very interesting and endearing personality that no doubt contributes largely to their popularity.
A Short-Haired German Shepherd is one whose outer layer of the double coat contains fur that is one-inch long give or take a few eighths of an inch.
The Panda German Shepherd is a coat color variation of the breed known for white coat markings. These may be in a combination pattern with another single, solid color like black. However, the white markings appear more commonly on coats with existing bicolor combinations turning the German Shepherd into a tricolor dog.