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German Shepherd Puppies for Sale in Minnesota by Uptown Puppies

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German Shepherd Puppies for Sale in Minnesota by Uptown Puppies

About German Shepherds

German Shepherds are one of the most popular dogs in the United States, and it’s easy to see why. Loyal, obedient, friendly, smart and hardworking, these dogs seem to have it all when you’re searching for a new best friend.

Easy to Groom 7/10
Intelligence 10/10
Good with Kids 10/10
Friendliness 10/10
Adaptability 6/10
Easy to Train 6/10
Good for Novice Owners 4/10
Activity Level 9/10

Loyal and Loving

Beneath the tough exterior is a loyal, loving dog who wants nothing more than to shower his owner with affection.

Strong and Hardworking

German Shepherds were born to work, and love tackling whatever challenge you toss their way—even if it’s just a chew toy.

Fantastically Friendly

Although German Shepherds might look scary, they’re extremely friendly and cuddly with their owners.

Super Energetic

German Shepherds are herding dogs at heart, and these dogs love to run, fetch, exercise and play!

Incredibly Intelligent

German Shepherds are highly intelligent and easy to train—there’s a reason the breed is famous as rescue, police and seeing-eye dogs.

Fun for the Whole Family

German Shepherds are make great family dogs, and are extremely tender and loving to children, especially.

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Our 3 Part Mission

The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.


Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.


Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.


Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.

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5 Star Breeders

We only work with German Shepherd breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...

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Vintage Pups

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Puppy Place

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Ralphs Puppies

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Top Line Pups

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Prestigious Pups

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About Uptown Approved Breeders

No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.

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Questions & Answers

Questions about German Shepherd puppies for sale in Minnesota? We have answers.

How much do your German Shepherd puppies for sale in Minnesota cost?

The price of a German Shepherd can vary depending on a ton of factors, factors including location, coat color, breeder experience and more. German Shepherd puppies for sale in Minnesota will often vary in price significantly, especially if one is for sale by a reputable breeder and the other is coming from an unknown source that may or may not be an unethical facility.

Am I limited to local breeders with Uptown Puppies?

One of the best benefits of working with Uptown Puppies is that you’ll have the option of picking up your newly purchased German Shepherd puppy up in person from one of many Minnesota German Shepherd breeders or having your puppy shipped to the most convenient major airport near you! Don’t worry—any puppy who has transport arranged for them flies in the cabin, not underneath with the luggage.

How does Uptown Puppies screen breeders?

Each and every week we receive countless applications to join the exclusive Uptown Puppies network, yet only 10% of all of those applications are approved. You may be wondering, what is the reason for that? Unlike when you type “Minnesota German Shepherd puppies for sale” or “German Shepherd Minnesota”, we are in the business of properly vetting and screening the way that breeders raise their dogs, from facility maintenance to puppy treatment!

Why is Uptown Puppies different from finding a pup through an online search?

When you sit down at your laptop to search for German Shepherd breeders in Minnesota or German Shepherds for sale in Minnesota through a site like Google or Yahoo, what you are really doing is prioritizing local breeders by marketing budget, not by the quality of their puppies or how they treat them. Instead of getting lost in an endless online sea of puppy mills and fraudulent puppy businesses, it might be time to give the Uptown Puppies solution a try.

What is a puppy mill?

Puppy mills are factory like-facilities where puppies are bred for profit, more often than not facilities that are being run on severe budget restraints. Puppies and mothers alike are given low-quality food and expected to breed as soon as they are done with the last litter. Unlike when you perform a simple online search for “German Shepherd puppies for sale Minnesota” or “Minnesota German Shepherds for sale”, the Uptown Puppies network is designed to filter out puppy mills and other unethical businesses.

What if I’m looking for a purpose bred German Shepherd?

German Shepherd puppies in Minnesota and across the country are bred by a wide variety of breeders for quite a few purposes. LIke many other popular working dogs, there are still purpose bred German Shepherd puppies available for people who are looking for a working companion! Whether you’re looking for a specific gender, coat color, or even eye color, the vetted breeders and reliable businesses in our network are ready to help!

How does Uptown Puppies work?

The Uptown Puppies process is so easy that your dream German Shepherd could be just a few clicks away. All you have to do is begin by browsing our large selection of puppies available to be picked up or transported to you! Once you’ve chosen a German Shepherd for sale in Minnesota or even a German Shepherd in New York, our team will connect you with the breeder who currently has that puppy where you will have a chance to ask key questions. Once you’ve made your decision, that puppy is yours!

How do I know I can trust you?

The simple truth is, our network is a lot more trustworthy than any other “German Shepherd for sale Minnesota” search results you’ll find online because of our vetting process. At Uptown Puppies we believe in creating lasting relationships between owners and their puppies as well as trust between customers and our team. Take a moment to read through some of the reviews that customers have left us, you’ll see that we are in business for the love of dogs.

How should I think about a backyard breeder?

When you type “German Shepherd breeders Minnesota” or “German Shepherd puppies Minnesota” into your favorite search engine, you’ll quickly notice that there are a lot of individuals who are offering to sell puppies out of private residences. Unfortunately, a lot of the time these vendors turn out to be backyard breeders. Backyard breeders decide to start their puppy business despite not having the funds to do everything the right way. When you expose young puppies to imperfect conditions, you can imagine that things can go south quickly.

Why are there so many puppy mills in Minnesota and the rest of the country?

When you first begin to sort through search results after typing “Minnesota German Shepherd for sale” or “German Shepherds for sale Minnesota”into Google it can be shocking to see just how many puppy mill type businesses there actually are. Puppy mills, just like backyard breeders often cheap out on the food and safety protocols that are required to raise healthy dogs. In order to eliminate puppy mills all together, it’s important to support ethical businesses that stand up to vetting processes like the one that Uptown Puppies has in place.

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