Sugar Creek Farms 
Lets Meet Our Resident German Shepherds


Tilly was whelped here on the farm. Her parents were Morgan and Jake. She weighs 80 pounds and stands 23 inches at the shoulder. She's comical, intelligent, and very athletic. Sweet, calm, and affectionate disposition. Her parent's hips are certified good. Tilly's hips will be certified after she reaches 2 years of age. She is DNA tested: negative for degenerative myelopathy. Pups are expected to be Blanket Back with Sable accents.

German Shepherd Tilly


Gretel is big boned, blocky, and muscular. At 100 pounds and shoulder height 24 inches she's sweet and gentle. She's also quite vocal yet calm. She's DNA tested negative for degenerative myelopathy. Gretel is registered with both American Purebred Registry and APRi. She's bred from Jack and Ali Wilhelm who both are OFA hip certified good.

German Shepherd Gretel


Hansel is AKC registered. 80 pounds. Stands 27 inches at shoulder. He's intelligent, calm and affectionate. He is sired by Bear Vom Fisher and his dame was Baron's Greta Sue. DNA tested, degenerative myelopathy negative. Both his parents were OFA hip certified. Hansel stands at stud for the girls here at Sugar Creek Farms.

German Shepherd Hansel


Bethany is 82 pounds. Shoulder height 22 inches. Blanket back with tan and sable markings. She has a comical disposition, very affectionate and athletic. Beth is bred from Apollo and Greta. She is APR registered.


Max Suesen. 90 pounds. Akc and APRi registered. OFA hip certification good. DNA tested, degenerative myelopathy negative. Max is owned by Sydney Suesen who loans Max for stud for the girls here at Sugar Creek Farms.

German Shepherd Max

German Shepherds- some interesting facts

"Deutscher Schaferhund," German- meaning "German Shepherd Dog." The German Shepherd is a very strong and alert breed. They have a noble appearance with a strong and chiseled head. They have medium sized eyes that are dark and almond shaped. Their ears are somewhat pointed and open toward the front. They stand very erect when at attention. Their skulls are sloped into a long wedge shaped muzzle. Their noses are black and they have strongly developed jaws with teeth that meet in a scissors bite.

The German Shepherd dog has a strong neck that is muscular and long, but always in proportion to the rest of his body. Their chests are deep and filled out. Their legs are strong and muscular and their feet are short and compact.

German Shepherds

German Shepherds are working dogs developed originally for herding and guarding sheep. Since that time, however, because of their strength, intelligence, trainability and obedience, German Shepherds around the world are often the preferred breed for many types of work, including search-and-rescue, police and military roles and even acting. Because German Shepherds make great additions to the family as companion dogs, gentle nature and good temperment, they are the second most popular dog in the United States of America.


German Shepherds were bred specifically for their intelligence, a trait for which they are now famous. Shepherds have the ability to learn simple tasks after only five repetitions and obeyed the first command given 95% of the time. Coupled with their strength, this trait makes the breed desirable as police, guard and search and rescue dogs, as they are able to quickly learn various tasks and interpret instructions better than other large breeds.


German Shepherds German Shepherds are highly active dogs and described in breed standards as self-assured. The breed is marked by a willingness to learn and an eagerness to have a purpose. They are curious which makes them excellent guard dogs and suitable for search missions. They can become over-protective of their family and territory, especially if not socialized correctly. They are not inclined to become immediate friends with strangers. German Shepherds are highly intelligent and obedient.


The German Shepherd, is a breed of large-sized dog that originated in Germany. German Shepherds are a relatively new breed of dog, with their origin dating to 1899.

Life span: 9 to 13 years

Temperament: Watchful, Alert, Curious, Obedient, Loyal, Confident, Courageous, Intelligent

Colors: Grey, Sable, Black & Tan, Blue, Red & Black, Black & Silver, Liver, Black, White

Height: Male: 24-26 inches (60-65 cm), Female: 22-24 inches (55-60 cm)

Weight: Male: 77.2-94.8 lbs (35-43 kg), Female: 55.1-72.8 lbs (25-33 kg)

Origin: Germany

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