Dog breeds similar to German Shepherds
Belgian Cattle Dog, Flanders Cattle Dog, and Vlaamse Koehond
Alsatian, Alsatian Wolfdog, Berger Allemand, and Deutscher Schäferhund
The Bouvier des Flandres is a large purebred known for being courageous, gentle, independent, intelligent, loyal, and protective. The most common colors for Bouvier des Flandres are black, brindle, fawn, and gray. To keep it healthy, it will need to get exercise regularly. Known to be multi-talented, the Bouvier des Flandres participates in a wide variety of activities such as agility, carting, competitive obedience, guarding, herding, military work, police work, schutzhund, search and rescue, and tracking.
Commonly regarded as one of the best police and military breeds in the world, the German Shepherd is a strong, athletic and intelligent breed. Known for its loyal, protective, and versatile nature, the German Shepherd is among the most popular dog breeds worldwide, 2nd in the United States and 4th in the United Kingdom. Its popularity is attributed to its heroics in past wars and past stardom in films and comics. The breed comes in a variety of colors, but is most commonly black and tan.Popularity (2015)
American Kennel Club Popularity Ranking Over Time