Breeders of quality German Shepherd dogs in Michigan.
Preserving stability in temperament is the biggest responsibility of a breeder. Nummer-Eins German Shepherds have biddable characters that you can trust with your family while bringing your children the undeniable joy of dog ownership.
To earn the badge of a breeder, you should be able to successfully compete with what you have produced: That is the biggest testament to breeding sound German Shepherds: Physically and mentally capable dogs. See our Awards page for more.
German Shepherds: Versatile, resilient and willing to please, as the breed was intended to be. We raise and train our own dogs for multiple generations, giving us the unique opportunity to solidify health & temperament in our lines.
The VA Sisters: VA Vesper v Nummer Eins, VA Roma v Nummer Eins & VA Vesta v Nummer Eins. Not just pretty faces, but super characterm working ability and top producers of their virtues in their progeny.
Meet our dogs: A cross section of some of the finest German Shepherds in the world.
Snow Day at the Ranch: Our dogs taking full advantage of the Michigan winter and playing in the snow.
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We occasionally breed to forward our breeding program & have heavy boned, Red-Black German Shepherd puppies available for sale from top German stud dogs. Please check out our Litters page to know about our current and future breeding plans.
We are German Shepherd hobby breeders and have bred, raised and competed around the world with excellent results. Our breeding program's main focus lies on good health, and temperament as we believe the dogs are family members and companions first and anything else after. Our days are dedicated to socializing and training each and everyone of our german shepherds dogs, as we strongly believe that positive interaction enhances their personality and general well-being. We occasionally have German Shepherd puppies for sale.
We are centrally located on 20 picturesque acres in the Lansing Metro Area in Michigan: 3 hour drive from Chicago, Illinois and about 1 hr from the Detroit Airport DTW. We are German Shepherd breeders of high quality German Shepherds following the German Breeding Standards: All of our dogs are Hips and Elbows certified (A-Stamps) from Germany, schutzhund / IPO titled and Breed Surveyed. Our puppies come with AKC registration, dewormed, with their first set of shots and with a written health guarantee.
For the love of the German Shepherd sport and the open lands, Nummer-Eins German Shepherds has relocated to Michigan from Southern California, bringing some of the best German Shepherds in the United States to the beautiful state of Michigan. Look at our abode >
We focus on bringing the best available genetics in the German Shepherd breed and carefully incorporate them into our bloodlines, forming a physically and mentally sound mother-line, which produces excellent results from each breeding. With our German Shepherds, we like to keep our focus on only a few breedings a year allowing us to have ample time to raise and train the next generation to propagate the bloodline into the future, ensuring good genetics in our dogs.
Everything, for the supplies and preparation steps, to the car ride home ; the first few days how to introduce him to your family and more.
For the benefit of the novice German Shepherd fancier, we have created an Interactive German Shepherd Breed Standard, which helps the viewer understand with ease what a German Shepherd should look like. This will be a dynamic source of information which should help everyone get a better understanding of the standard which defines the appearance of the German Shepherd and combat the misinformation but out by so many puppy mills and debunk so called "trends".
THE NUMMER-EINS GERMAN SHEPHERDS ADVANTAGE
All the parents of our puppies are hip and elbow certified, Schutzhund/ IPO titled (to ensure they have biddable character and excellent temperament) and breed surveyed to ensure the puppies come from highest quality dogs with stable minds which can be a part of any family with utmost ease.
We have competed very successfully in the United States and globally. Our dogs have excelled at all levels of competition. Our German Shepherds have not only won numerous awards for their excellent structure but are also noted internationally in competitions (Germany, Austria, Canada, India, and South-East Asia) for their outstanding temperament and performances.
Please visit the AWARDS page to view the accomplishments of our incredible German Shepherd dogs.
Team Nummer Eins German Shepherds: Lansing Metro Area, Michigan