East German DDR Dogs—Please Visit our Main Site ShepherdsGerman.com
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1DDR stands for Deutsch Demokratishe Republik. Immediately after World War Two and until the collapse of the Soviet Union and reunification of East and West Germany, what used to be East Germany was known as the Deutsch Demokratishe Republik (DDR).
The DDR Dogs
2From the time the walls went up in 1961, until it came down in 1989 when Germany was “reunified”, the breeders of German Shepherds were limited in their choices of breeding stock.
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3 The standards we look for include powerful, deep chested bodies with almost straight square frames, intimidating presence and supreme intelligence. Working abilities include tracking, athleticism, toughness, climbing abilities, hardiness, and the ability to withstand extreme physical conditions and demands.
4Preserving the DDR lines implies standing still, not improving the line. We need to both preserve the image, health & type then build on top just as the East German Breeders would have.