The German Shepherd is third on the list of the most intellectual dog breeds in the world.

Horand Von Grafrath was the name of the first German Shepherd dog to be formally registered with the German Shepherd Dog Club of America.

Dogs of the German Shepherd breed are considered to be of recent origin.

In both World Wars, German Shepherds served a variety of important roles.

Males have the potential to reach a maximum height of 26 inches (66 cm), while girls have the potential to reach a maximum height of 24 inches (61 cm)!

According to German Shepherd breed standards, there are only allowed to be 11 distinct coat colors.

The Labrador Retriever is the most common breed of dog in the United States, with the German Shepherd closely following in second place.

In the United States of America alone, there are more than 3.5 million German Shepherd dogs.

One of the earliest breeds of service dog was a German Shepherd.