Dakotah Shepherd

//Dakotah Shepherd

Dakotah Shepherd

General Description

The Dakotah Shepherd has a coat that is usually black & tan or sable in color. White feet and blazes are not uncommonly seen.


The Dakotah Shepherd is a developing breed that has yet to show any signs of aggression or poor behavior. They are a loyal, loving breed that is highly intelligent and easily trained. They can be utilized as herding, working, or agility dogs. They are gentle and enjoy spending time with children. Also highly adaptable, the Dakotah Shepherd is just as comfortable in a backyard as it is on a ranch or farm. They love to work, but they also love to go out and play with their family. The breed is not hyper or yappy, and they are generally a calm, quiet dog. They will alert their family of intruders, but they will not attack.


17 – 21 inches


35 – 50 pounds

General Health:

There are no reported health issues or concerns for the Dakotah Shepherd. This breed typically lives well into their teens.


The Dakotah Shepherd is a progressing breed that is being created by Triple M Kennel and the Dakotah Shep Foundation. The English Shepherd is playing a key role in the Dakotah Shepherd’s development.


The Dakotah Shepherd has a medium-length coat that does not need to be cut. They are moderate shedders during season.

Ideal Environment:

The Dakotah Shepherd is not suited for life in a small household or apartment. They should have a minimum of a medium-sized yard. This breed enjoys going on a regular walk.

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