Breed Information Centre

German Shepherd Dog

Current Registration Colours

When searching for any puppy of a pedigree breed it is very important that you read the Breed Standard so that you are aware of the ideal picture of the breed.

The following colours are currently used for registration but some of them may not appear in the Breed Standard. If you think you might be interested in showing your puppy, or you wish to maintain the colours which are considered by serious breed enthusiasts and the Kennel Club to be the correct ones, view the Breed Standard under the ‘Go’ menu.

Bi-Colour
Black
Black & Gold
Black & Red
Black & Red Gold
Black & Silver
Black & Tan
Black Gold & Silver
Black Sable
Black Tan & Gold
Black Tan & Sable
Blue
Blue & Gold
Blue & Tan
Blue Sable
Dark Sable
Gold
Gold Sable
Grey
Grey Sable
Liver
Red Sable
Sable
Silver Sable
White
Colour Not Recognised By KC

Colour Not Recognised in the list above indicates that a colour is not correct as regards the Breed Standard for the breed. The Breed Standard describes the desired colours in the breed, and while other colours may exist, these are considered undesirable in this breed. Undesirable colours may have occurred due to out crossing, or should be avoided if they are known to indicate conditions which can be detrimental to health. It should be noted however that where a colour is known to be detrimental to health the Kennel Club will refuse registration.


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