Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Northern California
the dogs you find appealing are not within the breed standard regardless of lines. what many here would consider an ethical and reputable breeder... who is striving to improve the breed... who work, train, show, title their dogs as well as perform all the necessary health screenings, etc, are not going to intentionally produce dogs so far out of standard merely in response to the demand. that said... many breeders do and among these breeders it's very common to cross different lines to achieve whatever it is they're after be it size, color, or whatever. 100lbs is an XL GSD let alone an "average sized male" as some sites suggest. "east and west german champions" in a pedigree is pretty vague - champions of what?
TILDEN: Male: Blk/Red LHGSD: DOB: 12/24/06 60lbs of Love
KEYSTONE: Male: Dark Sable: DOB: 2/11/13 54lbs of Go!!!!!
Last edited by Fodder; 09-06-2015 at 04:19 PM.