The Most Famous German Shepherd Dogs

German Shepherd is one of the most popular dog breeds of the world, and there are lots of famous GSD in the past several years. These celebrity German Shepherd dogs come from the big screen to TV or comic strips, and some of them are real heroic dogs in the history.

Buddy – The first trained female guide dog who accompanied Morris Frank, founder of The Seeing Eyeguide dog school and the first owner of a seeing eye dog in the U.S.


Bullet – Star in The Roy Rogers Show, an American TV series in 1951-1957.


Chips – The most famous war dog during World War II.


Delgado – Appeared in 2008 film Beverly Hills Chihuahua.


Eliot Shag – Featured in Jim Henson Productions’s Dog City on TV.


Hobo – Star of the 1960s and 1970s TV series The Littlest Hobo.


Horand Von Grafrath – Born in 1895, this was the first of the German Shephered line.


Jerry Lee – The hero of the film K-9 with James Belushi.


Rex – The famous character in the animated series Inspector Rex, played by Beejay.


Rin Tin Tin – Movie star in The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin series of movies from 1922 to 1931.


Rusty – Star of the 1947 film For the Love of Rusty, one of eight movies in the Rusty series.


Samantha – The pet dog from the book I am Legend that later was made into film.


Strongheart – One of the films was White Fang released in 1925.


Trakr – The rescue dog which had the credit to rescue the last survivor of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.


Tulip – Main character of the book My Dog Tulip by J. R. Ackerley.


Won Ton Ton – Hero of the 1976 movie Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood.

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