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German Shepherd Puppies for Sale in Washington DC from Vetted Washington DC German Shepherd Breeders

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About Washington DC German Shepherds

Iconic and highly sought-after for their tireless, hardworking spirit, German Shepherds are known around the world as loyal, loving family pets. There are tons of reasons to love German Shepherds—here are some of our favorites.

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
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Loyal and Loving

Although German Shepherds can be guarded with strangers, the fact is that these dogs are incredibly loyal and loving with their families.

Strong and Hardworking

German Shepherds were originally bred to work (and work hard), and the breed still enjoys its life as police dogs, seeing-eye dogs, and much more.

Fantastically Friendly

Underneath that rugged exterior lies a friendly pooch who loves to play, and gets along exceptionally well with kids.

Super Energetic

German Shepherds are anything but lazy, and the breed loves having tasks and goals to accomplish to keep them engaged.

Incredibly Intelligent

There’s a reason people have trained German Shepherds to fit so many different roles—the breed is as smart as they come.

Fun for the Whole Family

German Shepherds tend to be happiest as a protector and productive member of your pack, especially packs with lots of treats and hugs.

Vetted Washington DC German Shepherd Breeders

Finding a trustworthy breeder might be the single most important step in finding a great puppy. We take this as seriously as you do, which is why less than 10% of applicants to our network make the cut.

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Sara S.

With years of breeding experience, Sara has been a standout member of the Uptown Family.

Location: California

Breeds: German Shepherds

Availability: N/A

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PuppySpot is a network of highly vetted breeders. Only 10% of breeders who apply get accepted.

Location: National

Breeds: All

Sizes: Wide range

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Katie M.

Katie’s breeding skills are only matched by her dedication to matching her pups with amazing families.

Location: Nebraska

Breeds: German Shepherds

Availability: N/A

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Smith Family

The Smith's were always crazy about dogs, and decided to share the joy with the world.

Location: Utah

Breeds: German Shepherds

Availability: N/A

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Stephanie S.

Stephanie’s extensive breeding experience and elite pedigree makes her puppies highly sought after.

Location: Washington

Breeds: German Shepherds

Availability: N/A

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Mary A.

To a dog lover like Mary, nothing makes her smile more than uniting another fluffy bundle of joy.

Location: Idaho

Breeds: German Shepherds

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Bethany P.

Bethany knows a thing or two about doggytelligence and breeds some of the best pooches on the planet.

Location: Maine

Breeds: German Shepherds

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Still want to know more about the top German Shepherd breeders near Washington DC? Look no further.

What impacts the price of German Shepherd puppies for sale Washington DC?

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.

Will I be matched with local German Shepherd breeders Washington DC?

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!

What is the Breeder Pledge?

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.

Why should I choose Uptown Puppies for German Shepherd puppies Washington DC?

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.

What’s the difference in a pet store vs the Uptown Puppies breeder network?

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.

Do you have Washington DC German Shepherd puppies available right now?

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.

What is MatchMaker like for German Shepherd Washington DC breeders?

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.

Can I trust puppies being sold online?

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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