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.
The Shiloh Shepherd dog is a relatively new breed. They were bred
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
Males typically weigh between 100-130lbs and reach heights of 28-31
inches at the shoulder. Females weigh in between 80-110lbs and
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
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
Shiloh Shepherd Dog Club "about Shilohs")
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
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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