What is a German Shepherd DDR?
DDR German Shepherds are named for the Deutsches Demokratische Republik (German Democratic Republic) or what is known in English as East Germany. The DDR was formed in 1949 at the end of the World War II. … DDR dogs were bred for power and athleticism, with straight toplines and large, strong heads.
How big do DDR German Shepherds get?
DDR German Shepherd: Rarity, Guarding, Protection, and More!
|DDR German Shepherd||Breed Characteristics|
|Other Names||East German Shepherd|
|Height||24-26 inches (Males) 22-24 inches (Females)|
|Weight||66-88 pounds (Males) 49-71 pounds (Females)|
Where are DDR German Shepherds from?
Are eastern German Shepherds aggressive?
The majority of East German Shepherds were made to be more aggressive in an attempt to stop people from trying to cross the wall out of East Germany. Others were bred to be used for herding animals, and some of them were used as pets.
What is the difference between East and West German shepherds?
The West German working line is capable of settling down when needed to relax with the family. The East German line with its higher energy level is best suited for law enforcement and other demanding work, and should always work with an experienced handler.