The German Shepherd Dog should have a trotting gait, with the hindquarter
thrusted well forward of the mid-point of the body and the front having
an equally long reach without any noticeable change in the back line.
The gait should produce a ground covering stride with the impression of
The base color should be black with markings of brown, red-brown,
blonde, and light grey. It could also be grey with clouds of black markings
and a black saddle and mask.
The weight of the males should be between 30 to 40 kgs. and of the females
between 22 to 32 kgs.