Sable or regular? - German Shepherd Dog Forums

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-26-2014, 03:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 21
Default Sable or regular?

Always had German shepherds that were traditional blk and tan and found a sable German shepherd that I might get ,can u tell me the difference besides coat?
awmp is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-26-2014, 03:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,158
Default

Sables are uglier. People are more likely to pet your black and tan and run from your Sable.

Also Google German Shepherd show line vs working line

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
boomer11 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 03:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
Knighted Member
 
misslesleedavis1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: -
Posts: 2,345
Default

What?? Sables are gorgeous!

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
misslesleedavis1 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 03:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
scarfish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: North Jersey
Posts: 394
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by boomer11 View Post
Sables are uglier. People are more likely to pet your black and tan and run from your Sable.

Also Google German Shepherd show line vs working line

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
what? i thought my sables were cute. i guess i'll just rid of them now. this sucks!
scarfish is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 04:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
Member
 
Soundguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Northern Ohio
Posts: 67
Default

Sables are European working line dogs. Black and tans are usually (not always) West German and American show lines.
__________________
'If you find a way to enjoy the ride, it doesn't really matter where you end up'

5 GSDs at the gate: Katie, Iroc, Red, River, Jake
Soundguy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 05:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
Elite Member
 
robk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Fayetteville, NC
Posts: 1,992
Default

You can have a sable color in any line, including american show line.
robk is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 07:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
Knighted Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,204
Default

i have yet to an ugly sable. that being said, i would not make color a priority in choosing a puppy.
huntergreen is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 08:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 21
Default

Running from a sable might not be a bad thing, lol



Quote:
Originally Posted by boomer11 View Post
Sables are uglier. People are more likely to pet your black and tan and run from your Sable.

Also Google German Shepherd show line vs working line

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
awmp is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 09:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 39
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by boomer11 View Post
Sables are uglier. People are more likely to pet your black and tan and run from your Sable.

Also Google German Shepherd show line vs working line

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
Earlier today, I saw some runners. "We are running away from the sable!" they shouted and I followed them at the fastest speed.
Long story short, if you don't like your sable puppy, I have no choice but to take it ASAP...
Back to the OP: Its important to take a dog that suits your lifestyle and comes from a good breeder.

Last edited by mikeber; 04-26-2014 at 09:16 PM.
mikeber is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-26-2014, 09:52 PM   #10 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
SunCzarina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Rhode Island
Posts: 12,776
Default

No difference other than the color. Sables do occur more often in working lines so make sure the dogs you had before weren't show line, then there's going to be a big difference.

Kinda funny people are going on about running away from sables. My last female was gold sable, beautiful girl but she was fierce. Everyone gravitated towards her and away from my black and red boy. He's a charm but he's got those eyes...
__________________
-Jenn

Venus of Crooked Creek 1/26/13
Otto von Hena-C 05/23/08
Morgan Donnermond 08/04/01 to 9/28/12 Long Live the Queen!

I have duct tape and I am not afraid to use it.
SunCzarina is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:41 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com