They make the K9 unit and are amazing guard dogs. But there is much more to German Shepherds than what you know.

Nose All dogs have a sense of smell 10 to 100k times better than humans as they have a million more scent receptors.

They are Not at all dogs are as protective of their loved ones. They are well known to be fearless and they will stand ground in all circumstances.very protective

Brightest breed Few know German Shepherds are smart. If they are given brain-challenging activities, positive reinforcement-based tactics, and mentally engaging toys, they can ace their game.

The father of the German Shepherd breed The father of this breed was Max Von Shlephanitz. He purchased the first Shepherd dog in 1895 and named him Horand Von Grafath.

The different colours of German Shepherds There are 11 colours of this breed including white, blue and liver. These 3 colours, however, are disqualified to compete in dog shows.

Their coats GS are double coated! Their undercoat is softer and denser which protects their skin from extreme weather while their longest coat is the overcoat which has long guard hair.

Lifespan Male German Shepherds can weigh upto 24 to 40 kgs while females can weigh 20-40 because they are smaller in size.

Here are some fun facts about this beautiful dog breed that you must know of.