Swiss Shepherd

Swiss Shepherd


Swiss Shepherd Profile

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Lifespan: 8-11 Years

Avg height: 53-66cm

Avg weight: 25-40kg

Coat type: Thick, dense, double coat

Coat colours: White

Originally bred for: Herding

Breed traitsAloof, lively, intelligent, watchful


A little about the Swiss Shepherd

Much like their close cousin, the White Swiss Shepherd shares many physical and behavioural characteristics as the German Shepherd. Loyal and intelligent, this breed is known for being slightly more mellow than the German Shepherd. This breed will do well with a confident and assertive owner for they have strong personalities. They will accept other dogs and pets in the family but maybe aloof toward unknown dogs.



Swiss Shepherds can experience health complications such as; Skin and food allergies, Cruciate Ligament Rupture, Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Haemophilia, Epilepsy, and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency.

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.