The German Shepherd is a member of the working breed class of dog. It is a long-
bodied, muscular and agile breed. Most are of the classic black and tan coloration
but the breed also features sable and black varieties. German Shepherd's versatile
qualities and confident attitude allow for suitability in a wide range of settings. A
German Shepherd makes a great family pet, as well as an excellent service dog
for police work, herding and helping the disabled.