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Section II: Going to the Dogs
15. How much should a high quality German Shepherd puppy cost?
I paid $1,000 for my last GerShep, about twenty years ago. I’m sure they cost more than that today.
But . . . there is no chance in heaven that I would pay that kind of money again. German shepherd rescues are overflowing with German shepherd dogs, some of them well trained and some not; some healthy and some not. Look into German shepherd rescues in your area. Do yourself and a dog a favor.