Painterly color realism German Shepherd tattoo by Antonio Venturetti. painterly realism colorrealism dog germanshepherd AntonioVenturetti

11 Fetching German Shepherd Tattoos

One of the top dog breeds in the US and UK is a popular tattoo choice.

Also known as Alsatians in Britain, the German Shepherd dog breed originated in Germany. Its name is quite literal, as they were a dog used in Germany to act as a shepherd, herding and protecting sheep. 

Considered a newer breed of dog, unlike others which have been documented in history for centuries, the German Shepherd's origin dates to 1899.

German Shepherds are known for their intelligence, ranking only behind border collies and poodles. The police and military have used them to find drugs and explosives or to track down assailants. German Shepherd's have also worked in film, with two of the most famous dogs, Strongheart and Rin Tin Tin, receiving stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

They're not as common as labradors or golden retrievers, but a small percentage of guide dogs for the vision-impaired are actually German Shepherds. They possibly have better attention spans than some humans, with the ability to focus on a task without being distracted. 

Those of you that have had German Shepherd's as pets may consider getting a tattoo to immortalize your four-legged friend. Get inspired by the varied styles of these German Shepherd tattoos. 

Stacie Michelle
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Black and grey German Shepherd portrait tattoo by Sam Garcia. dog germanshepherd blackandgrey realism SamGarcia
Black and grey German Shepherd portrait tattoo by Sam Garcia. #dog #germanshepherd #blackandgrey #realism #SamGarcia
Stacie Michelle
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Traditional German Shepherd hand tattoo by Katie Trojan. dog germanshepherd traditional hand KatieTrojan
Traditional German Shepherd hand tattoo by Katie Trojan. #dog #germanshepherd #traditional #hand #KatieTrojan
Stacie Michelle
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Black and grey German Shepherd puppy tattoo by Christopher Henriksen. dog germanshepherd realism blackandgrey ChristopherHenriksen
Black and grey German Shepherd puppy tattoo by Christopher Henriksen. #dog #germanshepherd #realism #blackandgrey #ChristopherHenriksen
Stacie Michelle
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Geometric German Shepherd tattoo with smooth black and grey shading. By @fintattoos. dog germanshepherd geometric blackandgrey fintattoos
Geometric German Shepherd tattoo with smooth black and grey shading. By @fintattoos. #dog #germanshepherd #geometric #blackandgrey #fintattoos
Stacie Michelle
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Color realism German Shepherd tattoo by Jose Thor. dog germanshepherd realism colorrealism JoseThor
Color realism German Shepherd tattoo by Jose Thor. #dog #germanshepherd #realism #colorrealism #JoseThor

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Stacie Michelle
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Smooth black and grey German Shepherd portrait by João Morais. dog germanshepherd realism blackandgrey JoãoMorais
Smooth black and grey German Shepherd portrait by João Morais. #dog #germanshepherd #realism #blackandgrey #JoãoMorais
Stacie Michelle
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Geometric linework German Shepherd tattoo by Antonio Cerra. dog germanshepherd linework geometric AntonioCerra
Geometric linework German Shepherd tattoo by Antonio Cerra. #dog #germanshepherd #linework #geometric #AntonioCerra
Stacie Michelle
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Painterly color realism German Shepherd tattoo by Antonio Venturetti. painterly realism colorrealism dog germanshepherd AntonioVenturetti
Painterly color realism German Shepherd tattoo by Antonio Venturetti. #painterly #realism #colorrealism #dog #germanshepherd #AntonioVenturetti
Stacie Michelle
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Dotwork German Shepherd and mandala tattoo by Blakey Tattooer. dotwork blackwork dog germanshepherd mandala BlakeyTattooer
Dotwork German Shepherd and mandala tattoo by Blakey Tattooer. #dotwork #blackwork #dog #germanshepherd #mandala #BlakeyTattooer
Stacie Michelle
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Black and grey German Shepherd portrait by Jon Tran. dog germanshepherd blackandgrey realism JonTran
Black and grey German Shepherd portrait by Jon Tran. #dog #germanshepherd #blackandgrey #realism #JonTran
Stacie Michelle
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Watercolor paw print German Shepherd tattoo by Ariel Fender. dog germanshepherd watercolor pawprint ArielFender
Watercolor paw print German Shepherd tattoo by Ariel Fender. #dog #germanshepherd #watercolor #pawprint #ArielFender

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