We know a lot of our readers are proud German Shepherd owners, and the rest of us admire this popular breed immensely.If you own a German Shepherd, are thinking about getting oneor just want to marvel atone of the most popular dog breeds in the world, these 13 facts will blow your mind...
1. Out of 100 popular dog breeds, studies have shown that German Shepherds are the 3rd most intelligent.
10. 'Strongheart' is one of only two German Shepherd dogs to grace the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a star. Strongheart was something of a celebrity, appearing in a variety of black-and-white films in the 1920's.
11. A German Shepherd named Capitan ran away from home after the death of his parent, Argentinian Miguel Guzman, in 2006. A week later, Mr Guzman's family went to pay their respects and found the heartbroken pet sitting by his father's grave, wailing. He has stayed there for 6 years.