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East European Shepherd

East European Shepherd

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

East European Shepherd Build Information

The East-European Shepherd is a large dog developed by crossing the German Shepherd with Husky types from Russia. They were created primarily for military use and have well-defined muscles, sturdy bone structure and confident personalities. Typically their dense coat is black, black and tan, blue, and white.

Length (Male):22-27 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

East-European Shepherds are often used as guard dogs, being fierce and courageous as well as loyal to their master, this dog will protect its family at all costs. They are well mannered, but may be dangerous around small children due to their size and playfulness. Obedience and training should be no problem; they are extremely intelligent and eager to follow commands. Lots of exercise and long daily walks are absolutely necessary for this high energy breed.

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


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

East European 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

This hybrid is a German Shepherd and Husky mix from Russia.

Jolly for Jogging:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:No
Security Guard Capable:Yes
Police Performer:Yes