White Swiss Shepherd Breed Information

White Swiss Shepherd



In the USA and Canada White Shepherd dogs have gradually come to be accepted as a distinct breed.

The first dogs of this breed were imported to Switzerland in the early seventies. The American male “Lobo”, whelped on 5th of March 1966, can be considered as the progenitor of the breed in Switzerland. The descendants of this male registered with the Swiss Stud Book (LOS) and other White Shepherd dogs imported from the USA and Canada, gradually multiplied.

There now exists a big number of purebred over several generations White Shepherd dogs throughout Europe. These dogs have been registered as a new breed in the appendix of the Swiss Stud Book (LOS) since June 1991.


A powerful, well-muscled, medium sized, White Shepherd dog with erect ears, double coat which is either of medium length or long; elongated shape; medium sized bone and elegant, harmonious outline.


Lively and balanced temperament, enjoys action, attentive with good ability to be trained.  Friendly and discreet. High social competence and devoted to his owner. Never afraid or aggressive without provocation. A joyful and easy to teach working and sporting dog with capability for all round education. High social competence allows for a marked ability to adapt and integrate to all kinds of social events and situations. 


Height at the withers:
Males: 58 - 66 cms. Females: 53 - 61 cms.

Weight: Males: ca. 30 - 40 kgs. Females: ca. 25 - 35 kgs.
Typical dogs slightly under- or oversized should not be disqualified. 

In Conclusion

Now you know a little about the White Swiss Shepherd Dog you may have think that this is the dog for you. Before you make a decision, please make contact with the breed club or your State controlling body for purebred dogs. They will be able to give you information about available puppies and also suggest dog shows where you can see the breed and speak to breeders. In this way you will gain a better perspective of the White Swiss Shepherd Dog and its needs and whether this breed would suit your lifestyle.


Source: Ankc.org.au

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