The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed’s officially accepted name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language, occasionally abbreviated as GSD and was also once referred to as the Alsatian in Britain.The German Shepherd is a relatively new breed of dog, with their origin dating to 1899.
As part of the Herding Group, German Shepherds are working dogs. Since that time, nevertheless, because of their strength, intelligence, trainability, and compliance, German Shepherds around the globe are frequently the favorite breed of work for many kinds, including search-and-rescue, disability aid, military and police roles, and even acting. The German Shepherd is the second-most popular breed of dog in the United States and fourth-most popular in Great Britain.