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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.
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.
Although German Shepherds might look scary, they’re extremely friendly and cuddly with their owners.
German Shepherds are herding dogs at heart, and these dogs love to run, fetch, exercise and play!
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.
5 Star Breeders
We only work with German Shepherd breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
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.
Questions & Answers
We absolutely can! To start with, all you need to do is browse through the adorable German Shepherd puppies for sale Philadelphia and all over the USA. When you see your perfect puppy, simply message their breeder and they can give you all the details you need to know about how to make that puppy yours.
We know that it’s not always possible to visit Philadelphia German Shepherd breeders in person, but you still want to check out their credentials so you can be sure their puppies are healthy and happy. Because we screen every single breeder and business on our site, you can be sure they’re the elite few who have what it takes to meet our high standards.
As one of the most popular breeds in the USA, there will almost always be German Shepherd breeders Philadelphia with some adorable Philadelphia German Shepherds for sale. But it’s worth remembering that these little guys get snapped up pretty quick - so don’t delay when you see a pup you can’t resist, or they might be reserved by someone else!
All of the breeders and businesses on our site are vetted by us, so we know they’re the best in the business. You can expect five-star service in terms of both the care your puppy receives before they travel to you, and the health records and progress reports that you can request at any time.
We know that it takes a lot of time, expertise, and money to breed the best German Shepherds. And because we only work with the elite 10% of breeders and businesses who breed the best pups, we know that they don’t aim to sell the cheapest puppies, Instead, consider your puppy’s price a reflection of the years of experience it took to raise them.
We are a pro-shelter organization, and choosing where to find your new puppy from comes down to choice. For some families, choosing a purebred pup from a registered breeder who can provide a full health history is the right choice. For others, rehoming a shelter dog will be the way to go.
Every business and breeder in the Uptown network knows what it takes to raise a healthy pup, and they will always be happy to share your new puppy’s health records with you. Before your puppy travels to you, they’ll be treated to a comprehensive vet check. We recommend taking a copy of their results and booking a follow-up with your own vet.
German Shepherds are an active and intelligent breed, so as well as regular active walks, they also need training sessions and plenty of playtime to take care of their mental well-being too. German Shepherds love to have a job to do, so signing up for puppy training or agility classes is a great way to help them feel useful.
German Shepherds are large, graceful dogs. Once fully mature, a male German Shepherd will weigh between 65 - 90 pounds and stand 24 - 26 inches tall at the shoulder. Females are usually slightly smaller, so will weigh around 50 - 70 pounds, and stand 22 - 24 inches tall. They are muscular and athletic, thanks to their herding heritage.
German Shepherds are famed for their abilities as working dogs. They are incredibly intelligent and pick up new commands very quickly. They have a strong work ethic, but also respond very well to positive reinforcement methods, with plenty of praise when they nail that new command.
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