How are Shiloh Shepherds different from German shepherds?
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Asked By: kinsey24mlk2 - 1/29/2008
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Shilohs were not developed to be larger versions of working GSD. They actually were bred for a softer temperament than a working, schutzhund type GSD. Shilohs don't do well in schutzhund type training; however, they are protective of their family. It is a breed in development (which means that the stud books are... More
Answered By: Shiloh1 - 1/29/2008
Additional Answers (9)
Their names are different! Duh!
Answered By: bob5 - 1/29/2008
a shiloh shepherd is just an oversize GSD... the lady that started the breed actually was pretty active in AKC for a long time..she even showed her dogs. She preferred large coated Shepherds and eventually broke off from the AKC and renamed her huge shepherds Shilohs... More
Answered By: alambre_ibizan_hounds - 1/29/2008
google it. I havea german shepherd, and appearently theyre the number one dangerous dog to have... they will attack the owner... number two is the chow chow (which i obviously knew) but i never ever knew that about the german shepherd.
Answered By: MinAsoprano - 1/29/2008
it's a bigger variety of gsds.....well a bigger dog wil have a lot issues....mainly with the joints...xtra care is required for the joints in the growing stages.....
Answered By: ~JAMESDOBIE~ - 1/29/2008
I've never heard of them before reading the posts on here but from what I've just read it seems like another case of a breeder breeding for looks rather than function... More
Answered By: tiff - 1/29/2008
It's called creative marketing, pretty good scam when your dogs don't meet the breed standard.
Answered By: tom l - 1/29/2008
Shiloh shepherds are monstrously over-sized GSDs. The "breed founder" was attempting to "go back" to the "old style" GSD. However, I'm not sure where she got the idea that the "old style" GSD was so big. A 30 inch tall (at the shoulders) 130lb dog could never do the jobs a GSD was bred for as efficiently as a... More
Answered By: ainawgsd - 1/29/2008
GSD's have a straight back with good hips and slightly shorter hair... More
Answered By: durdenslabs - 1/29/2008
God there's a lot of ignorance around, and people who believe Tina Barber's propaganda... More
Answered By: King Les The Lofty - 1/29/2008
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