Shiloh Information

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Pictures of some of our grown up Shiloh Puppies

Shiloh Shepherd Information


The Shiloh Shepherd dog is a relatively new breed.  They were bred to resemble the shepherds of the past in both looks and temperament.  Shilohs have been selectively bred to be more gentle and large than their German Shepherds ancestors. 

Shilohs are incredibly intelligent so they excel in therapy, search and rescue, obedience and much more.  Their life span is 10-13 years.  Males typically weigh between 100-130lbs and reach heights of 28-31 inches at the shoulder.  Females weigh in between 80-110lbs and are 26-28 inches at the shoulder.  Their straight long body makes them appear longer than tall


Shiloh Shepherds have a natural beauty and noble presence draws people to them.  Bringing a one out in public is truly a unique experience!  They turn a lot of heads and you need to have an extra 20 min. on your hands to field questions.





(More info from our club's site the ISSDC-International Shiloh Shepherd Dog Club "about Shilohs")

The Shiloh Shepherd is a true contemporary breed developed to fill the need for a Shepherd from the past, a protector, a best friend, a part of the family. Shiloh Shepherds are dogs of giant size, incredible intelligence and wholesome beauty. Shilohs portray a distinctive impression of nobility with superior intelligence, strength of character and a heart of gold.

 

Our original Shiloh Shepherds are bred to be calm and kind. Shilohs excel in all types of work, from animal assisted therapy to obedience to guardian assignments as they tend well to children, elderly and livestock. Taking their intelligence and stamina from their German Shepherd ancestors and their size and gentle nature from years of selective breeding, the Shiloh Shepherd is a perfect dog for today’s home.

 

This gentle giant should appear longer than tall. The desired height can be no less than 28” for males and 26” for females. Shilohs have two types of coats, the plush (long) and smooth (short). They come in a variety of color combinations.




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