German Shepherds are well known to be one color which is the most familiar, the black and tan. There are however quite a few other colors such as White German Shepherds and Black German Shepherds too but these are not as common. White German Shepherds are habitually bred to have an overall softer, calmer, and more sensitive trait than the traditionally color of black and tan.
Male White German Shepherds normally stand 24 to 26 inches tall and weigh approximately 80 to 95 pounds. Female White German Shepherds stand 22 to 24 inches tall and weigh approximately 70 to 80 pounds. The breed has a medium length and straight outer coat.
White German Shepherds are not typically aggressive, and almost never used for protection. They have a sweet temperament which makes them a good watchdog and perfect for alerting you when someone is coming. Just like other German Shepherds, the White German Shepherd does need the same physical and mental exercise. This smart breed should not be confined to a home that is looking for a low maintenance dog to walk around the block.
White German Shepherds are naturally territorial and protective making them great guard dogs. This breed is very much suitable for various purposes namely;
- Herding sheep
- Guide dogs
- Search and rescue operations
- Drug and bomb detection
White German Shepherds are the kind of breed who does not like to be chained or tied down. As an alternative you can enclose them in wide caged area where they can move freely to protect them from straying or harming other people. White German Shepherds are likely to be timidity or skittish, meaning they need a great deal of early socialization to build a confident attitude towards strangers and strange situations.
White German Shepherd rarely have dominant personalities, however, they can be a bit hard-headed. It takes a confident, consistent owner who will establish and enforce rules.
White German Shepherds have become one of the most adaptable working dogs/pets known to man, thanks to its high degree of intelligence and sense of loyalty.