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Golden Shepherd

Golden Shepherd

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-14 Years

Golden Shepherd Build Information

The Golden Shepherd is a large mixed-breed dog resulting from the cross of the German Shepherd and the Golden Retriever. Golden Shepherds can have three different types of coats, including rough-coated, long-haired or water-repellent straight-haired coats. They are usually black, blue, red, yellow, and white or a mixture of these colors.

Length (Male):19-25 in.
Length (Female):18-20 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Their personalities are very friendly, loving, and protective, making them great family dogs. Their alert natures make them good watch dogs and training can be done easily. These dogs crave human companionship and should not be left alone for long periods of time. Since they are very energetic, daily exercise is needed to keep them happy.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Guardian Skills:Yes
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, Cream, Gold, White, Yellow
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Water-Repellent

Golden Shepherd Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Hunting Companion:Yes
Ideal for Tracking:Yes
Herding Skills:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Police Performer:Yes