The noblest dog of them all is the regal and gorgeous brown and black pooch that is the German shepherd. This breed does it all and looks the part, standing tall and confident with a muscular physique and discerning attitude.
German shepherds are tireless workers and extremely loyal companions who play flawlessly with the kids. Give them plenty of exercise and proper training, and they will thrive.
Temperament: Confident, courageous, smart
Height: 24-26 inches (male), 22-24 inches (female)
Weight: 65-90 pounds (male), 50-70 pounds (female)
Life expectancy: 7-10 years