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Tuesday Trivia: How much do you know about German Shepherds?

Johnson City Press • Apr 24, 2018 at 8:30 AM

How much do you know about German Shepherds?

— AKC registered breed popularity: 2nd of 192

— Height: 24-26 inches (male), 22-24 inches (female)

— Weight: 65-90 pounds (male), 50-70 pounds (female)

— Life expectancy: 7-10 years

— Group: Herding Group

— Origin: Bred as a working dog at turn of the 20th Century

— Popular uses: Police, military, messenger, guard dogs

— Famous: Rin Tin Tin, Strongheart, Ace the Bat-Hound

Source: American Kennel Club

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