Long Haired German Shepherd Vs Short Haired: 2 Differences And 3 Similarities

Coat Type

Long haired German Shepherd dogs lack an undercoat, but they’ll still require frequent brushing.


Due to their breeding purpose, long haired German Shepherds are a bit more social than their short haired counterparts.


Training both German Shepherd types is really easy and will take a lot less time and effort than it would some other dog breeds

Activity Levels

Both GSDs are full of energy and eager to engage in physical activities with you to both bond and to get their daily workout in through play!

Coat Colors

Both German Shepherd types can come in a variety of different coat colors too like sable, gray, black, black and tan or even red ones.