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.
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.
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.