• Old German Shepherd Dog
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    5 Old German Shepherd Dog Facts That May Surprise You

    The Old German Shepherd dog is a traditional style herding dog that existed in Germany as far back as the 1800’s. Although similar to the modern-day GSD, there are some differences. This is mainly due to the fact that it was bred solely for the purpose of working with Shepherds to herd flocks of sheep. As opposed to performance or show line GSDs. Here are 7 cool facts about these old timers that may surprise you! 1. They Are Known In Europe As “Altdeutsche Schäferhunde” In the country of Europe, they are referred to as Altdeutsche Schäferhunde. In English, this translates to “Old German Shepherd.” At the time, this was…