• German Shepherd History Timeline

    German Shepherd Origins – A Unique History Timeline

    Welcome to this unique perspective on the origins and history of the German Shepherd Dog. This photographic timeline of events begins in the 1850’s and continues all the way up until modern times detailing the amazing journey of the highly popular and aesthetically pleasing German Shepherd that people have grown to love. German Shepherd History: 1850's Dog breed standards First Dog Breed Standardization Attempts During the 1850’s German people began to develop dogs with specific traits that would help them herd and protect their flocks of sheep. Different shepherds from varying localities bred dogs specific to their needs. Because of this, dogs would fluctuate in appearance and temperament. 1859 Origin…