Shiloh Shepherd

Shiloh Shepherd


The Shiloh Shepherd is an intelligent companion dog that responds well to training. Their gentle personality makes them excellent service or therapy dogs. The Shiloh Shepherd is a combination of several breeds in its genetic makeup, such as the Alaskan Malamute and German Shepherd. Silo Shepherds are very intelligent and can do a variety of jobs including herd guarding, children’s companionship, police dog, search and rescue work, guide dog, and much more. They get along very well with other dogs, but early socialisation is an important factor in raising a friendly, sociable dog.Shiloh Shepherds need plenty of exercise and room to stretch their legs. A home with a large yard would be an ideal living situation for this sweet puppy. They would thrive in a single person home or with a large family. While they have a job to do, get daily exercise and stimulation, they will be very happy.AniMall24 recommends a large, roomy crate to give your large Shiloh Shepherd a place to rest and relax. You should also pick up a dog de-shedder for your high shedding puppy!


Shiloh Shepherds’ coats come in a variety of colours including black, brown, silver, silver, grey, red and pink. While they are not a good choice of dog for allergy sufferers, their coat is fairly easy to care for. Shiloh Shepherds have a medium to high energy level. Make sure your dog gets at least 60 minutes of exercise a day, which will help them stay fit.Shiloh Shepherds get along very well with children of all ages, especially those they have been raised with. They are often called gentle giants because they are patient and sweet with children.Shiloh Shepherds are kind to strangers and can get along well with dogs and other household pets, including cats.Shiloh Shepherds like to work and need to have a job to do, whether big or small. Don’t leave them alone for too long. They can easily become bored, depressed and frustrated, which will lead to unwanted behaviour.


The Shiloh Shepherd was developed in New York in the 1970s by German Shepherd enthusiast Tina Barber and was officially recognized as a breed in 1990.The Shiloh Shepherd has a combination of German Shepherd and Alaskan Malamute in its genetic makeup. The developer wanted to create a dog similar to the German Shepherd, but larger in size and with a softer and more gentle nature. The Shiloh Shepherd is currently recognized by: ACA = American Canine Association APRI = American Pet Registry, Inc. ARBA = American Rare Breed Association DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc. ISSR = International Shiloh Shepherd Registry NKC = National Kennel NSBR Club = National Shiloh Breed Registry SSBA = Shiloh Shepherd Breeders Association TSSR = Shiloh Shepherd Registry The Shiloh Shepherd is not recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC).

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Dog Breed Group: Terrier Dogs
Height: 10 to 22 inches
Weight: 10 to 30 pounds
Life Span: 10 to 18 years

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