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Old 03-26-2014, 10:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok so far in the last two years around here I've learned that a Malinois is not a Shepherd and that there are King Shepherds and Shilo and Dutch Shepherds... But this is a new one

What the heck is a Black Shepherd?

"This DOG - ID#A967485

I am a black Shepherd mix.

My age is unknown.

I have been at the shelter since Mar 22, 2014.


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A black shepherd is just a coat color
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A black shepherd is just a coat color
That is what I thought. So why are they calling a tan puppy a black shepherd?
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That is what I thought. So why are they calling a tan puppy a black shepherd?
maybe their crayons were mislabeled when they were children?
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Whatchu talkin bout Willis?
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Whatchu talkin bout Willis?
awww.....What a gorgeous dog!
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Thank you, she's my baby girl.
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They probably just have the right bio on the wrong dog. I wouldn't worry about it until you see another tan dog being called a black shepherd mix, and then google it.
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Just a point of clarification. Malinois and Dutchies are shepherds. It is true they are not German Shepherds but they are shepherds.
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