As the Chodský pes is an old breed, it is possibly also one of the predecessors to the German Shepherd with the Old German Herding landrace dogs. The Chodský pes is known to have existed in the Czech lands as far back as the 14th century, and having been professionally bred as early as the 16th century, centuries before the Germans decided to try to make their own national breed.

Care and Health

Czech German shepherds are prone to the same health issues that a standard GSD has. They don't have any special illness exclusive to the variation, so you have nothing to worry about. This includes eye infections, vision problems, and more importantly, hip dysplasia.

Fun Fact

They can work non stop for 60 minutes

Good For

This breed was made as working dogs. They have high stamina and are bred for high levels of endurance. They can go up to 60 minutes of working without rest.


This is an ideal dog for someone who is very active, this breed is energetic, is not aggressive, can be easily trained, and relates well to children and other pets.


Size large, medium Fur, sheds a lot, high energy.

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