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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.
German Shepherd Puppy Alumni
Finding the perfect German Shepherd puppy has never been easier.
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
Not all German Shepherds are the same, and many factors can influence the final price of a pup you see listed online. Dogs bred by more experienced breeders, dogs of higher pedigree, and puppies with rare coat colors or uncommon sizes will tend to be more expensive, and vice versa.
While we do try to match families with nearby German Shepherd breeders, that’s not always possible. The size of our network means that it’s now possible for awesome breeders all across the country to arrange travel accommodations for your pooch to any major airport—airports like Reagan or Dulles, for example!
All businesses and German Shepherd breeders near Washington DC who join the Uptown network promise to uphold our Breeder Pledge, which protects you and your pooch from ever having to deal with a puppy mill or unethical breeder. Less than 10% of breeders pass our vetting process, but to us, that’s worth it for the peace of mind we can provide to our customers.
Maybe we’re biased, but we believe that Uptown Puppies is the most fun, efficient way to bring home your dream dog. Uptown combines peace of mind with convenience, letting families connect with their best options for German Shepherd puppies with ZERO worry that you’re ever dealing with a puppy mill.
Pet stores and puppy mills are often one in the same, with unethical breeding operations accounting for many of the cute little dogs you see in the pet shop window. The sad truth is that dogs bred at puppy mills can cost owners thousands in extra vet bills, and often suffer from debilitating genetic diseases as a result of poor breeding standards.
Odds are pretty good that your dream dog is already out there waiting for you. To begin your search, all you have to do is start your MatchMaker questionnaire below. We’ll use your preferences to connect you with upcoming and current litters from vetted breeders around the US, and from there, you’re just a step away from bringing home your new best friend.
MatchMaker is an amazing little tool that we use to connect the right families with the right pets. By getting to know more about your preferred type of dog using preferences like size, gender and more, we’re able to connect you with only our top recommendations—meaning finding your dream dog has never been easier.
There are countless online puppy scams at the moment, and laws stopping unethical dog breeding are slow to pass. We want to give families a safe place to search for puppies—a place with zero scams, where breeders and businesses love dogs as much as you do. If you want to see the difference that humane breeding can make, just head on over to our Puppy Alumni!
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