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Usually described as canine’s finest all-purpose worker, the German Shepherd is a large, agile dog of noble character. Confident, courageous and smart, this breed is truly a dog lover’s delight.


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Usually described as canine’s finest all-purpose worker, the German Shepherd is a large, agile dog of noble character. Confident, courageous and smart, this breed is truly a dog lover’s delight.

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German Shepherd – Murrumbateman

These much loved puppies are ready to go to their new homes. There are seven of them, four boys and three girls. They all crave cuddles, some even more than eating. Mum and dad are both here so you can see them when you come to visit the puppies. This will give you an idea of how big they might get and what sort of personalities they'll have. The parents both have short fur, so not as much shedding, and perfect hips. The puppies have all been microchipped and had their first vaccination.

Michael Devey

German Shepherd – Oakleigh South

Lovely parents, cuddly with good guard instincts. Puppies are currently over 6 weeks old and will be ready in the middle of December. Currently open to interested parents, subject to meet and greet. Based in Oakleigh South. 3 male, 2 female All pups will come vacinated and microchipped.

Mick Simpson

German Shepherd – Minden

(Breeder identification number BIN0014281913240 ) Both mum and dad are qualified working Security Dogs, very well natured with other dogs social with kids and other animals. superstable Dogs with a drive for protection work if trained to that, but also would be a great family pet and security addition to the household. Pm me for videos of mum and dad working. Puppies will come micro chipped and vaccinated without papers. 3 males (dark sable) and 4 females (sable) available. Two photos of Dad and two photos of mum at the end. Call me for any questions about mum and dad, health history, hips, elbows, etc

Natalie buchanan

German Shepherd – Garfield

6 week old puppies ready to for a new home in 2 weeks (28th of November 2023) All wormings up to date First vaccination was completed on the 16th of November 2023 Full health checked completed and done by Dourin West Gippsland Vet on 16th of November 2023 Puppies are currently being toilet trained Puppies are also currently going through basic behaviour Puppies details: 4 x Black puppies - 3 black Females - 1 black Male 3 x Tan puppies - 1 Tan Female - 2 Tan Males $2000 for each puppies which includes - Document booklet for each puppy - Free change of ownship with Central Animal Records (CAR) - 1hr free puppy training for new owner (if local regular training can be provided) - Complement take a way goody bag with - Blankets - Nail Clippers - Poop bag - Soft Toy - training collar (small) - 2.6 KG Chicken Supercoat puppy food (puppies are currently on this diet) Serious buyer only, Visiting are available only on weekends. We are located in Garfield

Terry Jenner

German Shepherd – Annalies Player

Helping rehome one of my pups from a previous litter. This is 10 month old Hunter, he is smaller short coat shepherd (30kg). His family have to relocate overseas to support sick parents so I need to find him a home. Sweet boy, grown up around kids, has had some training and knows a few tricks. Just want him to go to a good home.

Annalies Player

German Shepherd – Annalies Player

Straight Back German Shepherd puppies - 3 Girls Available. Both parents have darker faces and blanket colourings. Dad is medium glossy coat / 42kg , Mum is a short coat / 32kg. Not pedigree papered.. Very good family dogs and provide excellent home security. Mum is very protective, dad is big, but loves a cuddle. Can provide photos / references of previous litter, all are very happy with their pups.

Annalies Player

German Shepherd – Warrnambool

READY TO GO ASAP!! urgent. *Price negotiable* 8 working line straight back german shepherd puppies 6 females 2 males Born 1st September 2023 11 weeks old. Mother and father to view. mother has military background history father has police line background. They will come with first/second vaccinations, microchipped, vet checked and wormed. All have a healthy bill of health, have been fed raw mince diet since 5weeks old.


German Shepherd – Bridgeman Downs

Hi Due to unforeseen situation I have to let me beloved German Shepard go. Please let me know if you got any questions. Born on 8/8/23 she's a beautiful clever girl and yet to get her third and last jap on December it's already booked in. I'm asking $1500 She need a lot of attention and love so if you have busy lifestyle it won't suit you sorry. My heart aches but I'm alone and not home most of the time plus the situation l'm in. I only had the puppy for over a month. Thanks for reading.


German Shepherd – Jay Waters

I have 5 females and 1 male available for their forever homes Puppies are 9 weeks old Dark sable and tri colour pups Male is a dark sable One female is dark sable One pure black female is available The other 3 females are tri colours/ black, tan & silver Puppies come from straight back working line GSDs who both passed all health checks by VET Mum and dad are both owned by me and are beautifully natured dogs Both mum and dad are pedigree GSDs Available for viewing as well Puppies are microchipped and vaccinated Up to date with all parasite prevention Viewings are available upon request Can provide additional photos of each puppy upon request Have all weight and health information available for each puppy since birth

Jay Waters

German Shepherd – Castle Hill

German shepherd pups looking new home 7weeks old pups 1 male 5 female they all wormed vaccinated And microchipped Good family friend look after house and family very smart Ready to go new home with you please hurry get you first choice $1000 Contact 0422511488

vincent jiang

German Shepherd – Ipswich

11mo German Shepherd puppy for adoption due to circumstances changing and I am struggling to make enough time for him anymore. He is toilet trained, crate trained, can come, sit, drop, wait and we are working through some other commands as well. He loves being with people and would suit someone who works from home or can spend many hours a day with him. He is very active and quite motivated. He is friendly with children, but we have been working on socialising him with other dogs and cats as he gets very excited.


German Shepherd – Warnbro

1.5yo German Shepherd X Kelpie boy, very well trained, great around kids as my 2 high needs autistic children absolutely love him, sadly have to rehome due to cost of living. Very protective - doesn't bark much - is indoor trained and very loving.

Joel Pierce

German Shepherd – Canning Vale

1 male and 4 female left⭕⭕⭕ Pure bred german shepard✅✅✅ Can view parents ⭐They are looking for forever home❗⭐ They're Ready NOW⭐⭐⭐ DOB:18/8/2023 All Pups : vaccinated ✔ vet checked ✔ wormed ✔ microchipped✔ View in Canningvale


German Shepherd – Fawkner

Puppies for Sale: Purebred German Shepherds 🐾 healthy girls and healthy boys available 🐾 Big breed, beautiful nature 🐾 Mum and dad on site 🐾 Mum is pure black, dad is sable with black saddle 🐾 Both parents very loving, raised on a family farm with visits to Melbourne 🐾 Puppies born on 30/08/2023, ready for their forever homes NOW 😊 🐾 Dark coats with some featuring a white chest mark or sable feet, and some puppies are completely black 🐾 All are incredibly gorgeous! 💉 Our Puppies come home with you - fully vaccinated, wormed and microchipped and full vet check! 956000016190253 956000016193547 For more information or to reserve a pup, please contact us today. Speak soon.


German Shepherd – Burpengary

It is my honour to proudly present our first and only litter from Sirius and Salazar. Both parents have amazing temperament and live with us in our family home with 2 cats and 2 kids. We have 5 puppies that are ready and available for their forever families, 3 males and 2 females.


German Shepherd – Kalamunda

The lovechildren of Tess (purebred German Shepherd) and Bernie (purebred Golden Retriever) these adorable puppies have the best of both dogs making them a designer breed. Born on Saturday 9th September. Both mum and dad have a wonderful friendly temperament, loyal and intelligent. These pups have been raised in a loving home with young kids and cats. Pups are just over 7 weeks at posting (31/10/23) and will be vaccinated, microchipped (on 30/10) and ready for new homes from 1st November. Photos range over last couple weeks as well as one of Tess and Bernie. Out of 10 pups we have the following remaining puppies. 1 blonde female 3 black female The pups would suit a loving family that are able to welcome him or her into their daily life. This breed of dog cherishes a loving relationship with its human friends. They require lots of time, regular exercise, training and mental stimulation. Please take this into consideration. We have developed a very close bond with our pups and it is critical that we find a good home for them. If interested in our puppies please phone or message me to organise an appointment to view the pups and discuss if our furry friends are right for you. Some information on the breed in the follow link.

Alyce Ghent

German Shepherd – Andrews Farm

Koda is a female German Shepard currently 13 weeks old. She is microchipped, and is due for her vaccination at 16 weeks old. She is not desexed yet, she is a very playful and loving dog , the reason for selling is I am selling it for a friend that has gone overseas and need gone ASAP as I can’t look after her as I work full time .


German Shepherd – Marsden Park

Pure working line German shepherd puppies available 15th of November. Pups born on 20/9/23 Member of RPBA- 15081 Males and females looking for their forever homes. Both parents are able to be viewed. Parents have been brought up on a premium raw diet. Ragnar is a pure black and tan short coat, working line german shepherd. Ragnar is well driven, protective and attentive. Loves to chase balls and have a run around! Raya is a pure jet black medium coat, working line German shepherd. Raya is affectionate, protective and attentive. Her temperament is beautiful. Placid lady with lots of loving to share. These little puppies will be looking for their forever home with parents who can provide time and love. All puppies will be wormed at 2, 4, 6 and 8 weeks old. They will also come microchipped and have their first vaccination. Puppies will also come home with a puppy pack. Please contact Nicole on 0403749061 or William on 0452256203

Nicole M

German Shepherd – Liverpool

5 month old German Shepard puppy She’s not microchipped from what I’m Aware off Sadly having issues with neighbours so I’m trying to find her a new home


German Shepherd – Sunbury

pure breed German Shepherd male, three years old long coat, rehoming, due to personal reasons

Andrew Seidel

German Shepherd – Swan Bay

7 month old pure breed German Sheppard male puppy, for sale. To an extremely loving home only! His name is Jett & definitely knows his name! Up to date with vaccination. Microchipped. Not desexed yet, as vets prefer to do that at 12 months old. He is my son's dog, but just doesn't have the time for a very energetic dog! Jett needs to be with someone who has the time to walk him & the space to run. He usually comes when called. Knows the basics, sit, down, come, roll over, shake (loves to hold hands) 😆 Loves his belly rubbed! Loves chasey with the ball. But he's the one who has to be chased, lol. Loves my 2 little children. Fine with a cat, until the cat walks away 😒 He gets distracted when eating food, so needs the attention to learn to focus. He is a gorgeous Nana's boy. It breaks my heart to let him go, but it's the best thing for Jett. We are asking for $1,200. He will come with whatever food we have left at the time. He can be viewed any day, usually any time. And of course, please make some time to sit with him when viewing. $1,200. Located in Swan Bay.

Mistee Liddle

German Shepherd – Mickleham

We have a very cute black german shepherd, 8 week old male pup. very cute will walk besides you while your in the backyard while walking, very calm and loves when someone is around as he will sit/lay next to you. Pup is vaccinated, microchipped and vet checked.


Dog – Bass Hill

Free to a good home 6 months old purebred female German shepherd fully vaccinated dewormed and microchipped it sad to see her go but i had a surgery and can’t look after her anymore


German Shepherd – Edmonton

Regretful rehoming of our pure bread GSD Sora, due to medical reasons I am not able to give him the time. He is fully vaccinated and desexed. Born on 27/06/2020, Sora is just over 3 years of age. He is playable, well behaved and social dog. He makes a good Gard dog too. We will miss him but doctor's order I have to rehoming him.

Jasvinder Singh

German Shepherd – Bateau Bay

Female German Shepard puppy born 1/06/2023 beautiful girl very smart already sits all up to date with vet and vaccinations healthy have to sadly rehome due our landlord has decided to build granny flat in the backyard Spence we now have no backyard for her to play

Scott Olive

Purebred Working Line German Shepherd

We are looking for a wonderful home for Zak, our 10 month old entire male purebred working line German Shepherd. DOB 21 Jan 2023. Microchipped and vaccinations are up to date. Dark sable male currently 35kg. Spent 3 months in security dog training. Zak is a powerful boy with a very sweet nature, high ball drive, loves water, very focused. Loves to greet us by sitting at our feet with great eye contact. Good obedience. We'd like Zak to be with a strong handler with genuine care and compassion to align with his great strength and sensitive nature. Zak stayed with a family (with a German Shepherd and Border Collie) recently who shared these comments: "Zak is extremely sweet. Always looking for approval from master through eye contact. Amazing with other dogs, not reactive at all with other dogs. He is very excitable and loves to play." Negotiable at $1200, with the priority being a suitable loving home. If you're interested, please text 0439 663 086. RPBA 14421 Breeder ID BIN0012624770555


German Shepherd x Husky

Zephyr…….. Due to a change in our circumstances … grew...….we need to find a new home for our girl. She has a beautiful disposition & is very affectionate with plenty of personality & energy to burn. She is good around children.


1yr old german cross husky

1yr old german cross husky needs a good home I can no longer afford to keep him due to family breakdown sad to let him go Microchipped Needs one vaccination has vaccination book


Puppies for sale

2 puppies for sale $900 each can negotiate Purebred white German shepherd 3 & half months old Male Vaccinated Microchipped Not desexed


Pure German Shepherd pups available

For sale are 8 beautiful pure breed German shepherds, 2 females and 6 males. All vaccinated and microchipped. Born the 22nd of july and ready for their forever home. Price is negotiable. Dad is a longhair and mum is mediumhair. Lots of variety in one litter. Located kingswood nsw. First 2 photos are female

Melinda Frame

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The Ultimate German Shepherd Guide

About German Shepherd

Usually described as canine’s finest all-purpose worker, the German Shepherd is a large, agile dog of noble character. Confident, courageous and smart, this breed is truly a dog lover’s delight.



10 to 14 years



Male: 30 - 40 kg Female: 22 - 32 kg



60 cm



Brush your German shepherd several times during the week to reduce the amount of hair. These dogs shed a lot so daily brushing is recommended.


The German Shepherd is a somewhat recent breed, dating back to the 1890’s. These dogs owe their existence to one legend – Max Von Stephanitz, a dog breeder and a captain of the German cavalry. Stephanitz wanted to develop a well-rounded working dog.

Long before Stephanitz started breeding dogs, farmers in Germany used dogs for herding. In fact, sheepherders would travel for days so that they could breed their female dogs with fine sire.

But as Stephanitz noted, no one had taken any interest in developing these herding dogs to a distinct breed. So upon retiring from military life, he began experimenting with dog breeding.

For months, Stephanitz studied breeding techniques and traveled throughout Germany attending dog shows. It was during one of these shows that he came across an exceptional, wolfish-looking dog.

He bought the dog and named him Hektor Linksrhein. Later, the dog was renamed Horand v Grafeth. Horand’s powerful physique and high intelligence fascinated Stephanitz so much so that he formed a society in its honour.

The ‘Verein fur deutsche Schaferhunde’ was founded specifically to improve on the traits Horand’s descendants.

Stephanitz would later advocate for the use of this dog in military service and police work. This is how German Shepherds came to be used in World War I and II .

During these wars, these dogs served as messengers, sentries and ammunition carriers. To date, these dogs are used by the military and in guarding homesteads.

Key Characteristics Of German Shepherds

Are German Shepherds Family-Friendly?

They have a calm, caring nature and a strong instinct to protect their owners.

Common Health Issues & Considerations

German Shepherds may suffer from:

Hip dysplasia

Degenerative myelopathy



Nature / Temperament

These dogs are fearless, direct and confident. They are also smart, easy-to-train and fun-loving.

Suitable Environment

Being a large breed dog, they need ample space to play and exercise.

They are best suited for an environment that has plenty of room and a garden.

Other Considerations

  1. German shepherds are active dogs. They need to be kept busy through playing, exercising or working.
  2. They tend to be aloof and suspicious of intruders. Owners can prevent this through early socialisation and experiences.
  3. They make great watchdogs. They look stern and intimidating so they make effective deterrents.
  4. They should be provided with ample mental stimulation.

How can I take good care of my German Shepherd?


The recommended daily intake for a German shepherd is 3 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food. This can be split into two or three meals.

Since these dogs have high energy levels, they need meals that have vital nutrients to sustain their energy requirements. It’s also recommended that you give your dog fresh water throughout the day.


Originally, German Shepherds were bred to help herd flocks in extreme weather. Their medium-length coat fit the job nicely as it protected them from rain and snow.

On the flip side, this breed sheds constantly, which is why they have earned the title ‘German shedders’. These dogs shed more during spring and fall, so they should be brushed and bathed more often then.

As for the rest year, brushing them two to three times per week is enough.


German Shepherds love challenges. They prefer strenuous activities so long walks and runs are the best form of exercise. They can also take part in ball chasing or Frisbee catching.


The behaviour and response to training differs from one German Shepherd to another. This makes predicting whether this dog breed is easy to train is, a little difficult. The ease of training depends on the end goal.

However, it’s important to have a good understanding of the breed’s innate characteristics in order to develop a successful training plan. Brain training is a great way to increase the dog’s mental stimulation and strengthen its ability to learn and respond to commands.

For instance, German Shepherds trained to be working dogs have intense temperaments. This makes it challenging to train them. But training them for lighter roles is not difficult.

Looking to register as a German Shepherd breeder? Download the RPBA guide on responsible breeding practices.

Most Asked German Shepherd Questions

A German Shepherd for sale costs between $500 and $2000 approximately.
Fully-trained German Shepherds for sale are known to cost upwards of $10,000.

This price can vary depending on the dog’s health, bloodlines and form of training given.

They can, but only if you can give them plenty of exercise every day.

German shepherds are people-oriented. But, they are best suited for people who are already familiar with their specific needs.

With adequate training, these dogs can learn not to chase after smaller animals like cats.







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