Are “Shiloh Shepherds” available in Ireland?
When we were looking for a long haired German Shepherd online, we came across a new breed called “Shiloh Shepherds” which we like. Are they available in Ireland?
Shiloh Shepherds were invented as a new breed of dog in the 1970’s by an American German Shepherd breeder, but the breed has not become available on a world wide basis, and I don’t think they are specifically available in Ireland. Instead, look into a standard long haired German Shepherd from a breeder who has done all the recommended health tests, including hip and elbow x-rays to reduce the risk of arthritis. Visit www.ikc.ie to contact the German Shepherd Breed Club.
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