German Shepherds are amazing creatures.
How big are they?
German Shepherds can grow up to 2.5 feet. Also, they weigh from 50 to 90 pounds. Plus, they eat 40 pounds of food a month.
German Shepherds were mainly bred for protecting and herding sheep. Now, police use them a lot. Also, they are great to sniff out bombs, drugs, and other illegal material. Sometimes they even work for the military!
Mainly, German Shepherds live up to ten years, which is 70 in human years. Later in life, these big dogs have hip and elbow problems. Also, they tend to get ear infections.
What is their Latin name?
Canis lupus familiaris.
German Shepherds are very interesting!!