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Meet Frankie the German Shepherd, he can be made with the instructions contained in this pattern. Frankie stands five inches tall and seven inches long.
The German Shepherd, also known as the Alsatian, is a large sized breed of dog that originated in Germany. They are part of the Herding group of dogs and were originally bred for herding sheep. Because of the intelligence, strength, and abilities have become a military or police dog.
German Shepherds come in a variety of colors with the most common being the black/tan and black/red colors. They have a double-coat, where the outer coat sheds all year round. They are adominant and strong willed breed and need a firm hand when being trained. They are highly obedient, not easily distracted and extremely loyal and bond well with people they know.