- UpIn this article you will learn How Black German Shepherd has Originated, Types of coats, Physical appearance, Temperament, Feeding, Shedding, suitable climate, cost and Availability of breed. Note (At the end of the article, we also show you how to pick a pure breed )
Black german shepherds are Rare, So you may not see this breed much often as Regular German shepherds.
These are very Beautiful and Unique to watch. If you want to add a Unique creature by the appearance in your pet list than this breed is the best choice.
Origin of Black German shepherd:
This Breed has originated from Germany in the 19th century. German shepherds have different colors, because of different breeding techniques. Black german shepherds are one among them.
- Black shepherd belongs to stranded german shepherd family.
- Only because of its black color it is called Black german shepherd.
Types of Coats
The black German shepherds have three different coats
- Short hair
- Medium hair
- Long hair
- Short hair german shepherd has approximately 1-inch long hair.
Dog with short hair has less hair matting when compared to medium and long hair.
Easy to Brush and bathe this dog
2. Medium hair Shepherd is slightly longer than a short coat.
Inner Short coat acts as a protection for the medium coat dogs.
Hair shedding and matting will be noticed more in medium coats.
Pros of the medium coat shepherd are it looks stout and good when compared to short coat.
3. Long hair Shepherds looks Huge and Beautiful then other coats. But hair shedding is more and it is hard to brush long coat.
If you need a Royal look and if you can invest some time in its Gromming than Long hair shepherd should be considered.
Size: Male: 24-26 inches (APPROXIMATE)
Female: 22-24 inches
Height: Male: 59-65 cm (APPROXIMATE)
Female: 54-60 cm
Weight: Male: 65-90 pounds (APPROXIMATE)
Female: 50-75 pounds
Black german shepherd has similar appearances like Regular German shepherd.
This has erected straight ears with brown eyes with the strong masculine body. but curve or bend is not seen in black german shepherds.
Black German Shepherd Temperament
German shepherds are intelligent, loyal and active breed. These dogs are very enthusiastic.
As german shepherds are evolved from wolves they have Hunting nature in its genes.
In human evolution process, german shepherds are adopted and trained them to protect their animals mostly sheep.
These dogs are strong, active and intelligent they are easy to train.
Black German Shepherd Feeding
This Breed is an active working dog they need a proper diet.
Feeding varies from stage to stage growth of the dog.
- During the starting stage, you should provide them with four feedings per day.
- From the eighth week, you should provide them with three feedings per day.
- And from the 12th week, you can provide them with two feedings per day.
If you want to read complete diet chart along with food items click the link
Black German Shepherd Shedding
Black german shepherds shed half the year, but much shedding is seen in summer.
It is the best kind of dogs who love socializing and adapt to any weather hot or cold.
But one thing that’s tricky with the dog is its hair shedding routine.
They do shed a lot. The dog has two layers of hair, an undercoat, and an outer coat.
Whatever kind of German shepherd you bring home like the plush ones or double fur one or a long-haired one, you must be ready to handle the hair shedding in the future.
Black German Shepherd Suitable climate
Black German shepherds are suitable in all climates, But coats should be taken depending on climate conditions.
Hot climate: short hair german shepherds are suitable for hot climate.
Cold climate: long-haired shepherds are good in cold climates. Black german shepherds with a long coat can survive in cold climates and this coat protects it from cool breezes and Acts as insulation for the body.
Availability of breed:
Black german shepherds are rare breeds so it is hard to get them.
So how can you buy black german shepherd?
Dog shows are the best place to find this breed. You can find owners and Talk to them.
Ask him details about the breed, know the details and pay some amount and book a puppy in advance.
When compared to other german shepherds these are very rare. So black german shepherd price is high.
Regular german shepherd price lies between 800$-1000$.
Black german shepherds price is 10x more than the regular german shepherd.
How to choose a perfect breed
When you are buying german shepherd you need to choose the pure breed.
Read a complete detailed article about how to choose a german shepherd Below.