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German Indian Dog

The German Indian Dog was created  by Clint Little  at Happy Bend Kennel in Clinton, AR.  the first litter was born in 2012.

German Indian Dog's are a mix with the Native American Indian Dog and German Shepherd Dog.

German Indian Dogs are Hypoallergenic.

Life expectancy of 13 to 14 years.

The German Indian Dog is a Registered Breed. 

German Indian Dogs are highly Intelligent and very Trainable with work and the right Training.

Loves the cold and being outdoors. Needs lots of activity daily.

The German Indian Dog has a thick Double Coat and does well in Severe cold Temperature. 

The German Indian Dog has a very wide Variety of Colors and coat length. Ranging from Black Sable, Chocolate, Silver, Yellow, Orange, Red, Black, White and sometimes even being a color that you have a hard time determining what color it really is. 

Sheds its coat just like the Native American Indian Dog, which can be several times each year.


Males are on average 85 to 100 lbs.

Females are on average 70 to 85 lbs.

No German Indian Dog should  be crated or caged in a small confined space, they do not respond well to it and see it as a Punishment. They also should not be confined to a certain room in your Home, this will only bring out bad behavior from this breed. These Dogs are Not couch potatoes that just lay around, they are beyond Smart and need a Job to do and the World to explore. 

German Indian Dogs are very Soulful Dogs that think more like a Human than a Dog and this Thinking is what can make it some what difficult to adjust in a new Home for the first few days. Native American Indian Dogs and German Indian Dogs look at a situation and analyze it...they "Think" unlike most other Dogs about things. 

Lots of disinformation on the German Indian Dog and Native American Indian Dog out there on the Web. I'm here to set a few things straight. Most who talk about these Breeds know nothing of them. I read things that people say and just shake my head in disgust, they have no idea what they are talking about. Most of the info out there is from someone who doesn't even own one or never even met one. Sometimes it's from someone that has one and only one, now they are an Expert on the Native American Indian Dog or German Indian Dog. 

 I get asked what's the difference in the German Indian Dog vs Shalom Shepherd, the answer is it's the same Dog, but the German Indian Dog was created first and named German Indian Dog several years before the Shalom Shepherd. 

6 Working Dogs are in the Genetic make up of the German Indian Dog, with the majority being Sled Dogs, Snow Rescue, Water Rescue.

I have been a huge fan of the German Shepherd Dog all my Life. When I first started Breeding Dogs, the German Shepherd was my first Breed to buy for Breeding. I Love every single thing about them, their Loyalty, their Trainability, their recall to come when called in any situation, the fact that they would rather be at your side than running down the street to play with the neighbors Dog ect.... When you take a Great Breed like the German Shepherd and add it to the Native American Indian Dog, now you have a Dog that is much more trainable than a full NAID.  The Native American Indian Dog is even more Hypoallergenic than a Poodle, so with adding some German Shepherd, you still have a Hypoallergenic Dog and we Guarantee it in writing.  

The German Indian Dog is not a little House Dog, it's a Dog that thrives outdoors hiking, playing in streams and lakes, running on a beach, meeting other dogs as much as possible. German Indian Dogs really need another Dog in the Home to Fully be Happy.  The German Indian Dog can have separation anxiety when left alone due to the bond it forms with its Family. 

Understanding Your German Indian Dog

I feel it’s important to understand what Breeds are in the German Indian Dog so you can better understand somethings that your Puppy will be doing. I want each German Indian Dog to be known as a German Indian Dog, but I feel it’s important to understand why he/she might be acting a certain way.

They’re 6 Working Dogs in your German Indian Dog.

German Shepherd Dog,

Origin: Germany

Known for its Trainability and Loyalty to its owner. Bred for over 100 years to work and Protect its Family. Started as a Herding Dog and has become one of the most versatile Working Dogs alive today. The German Shepherd Dog is the Second most popular Dog in America.

Siberian Husky,

Origin: Siberia

Known for its ability to run all day while pulling a sled. Loves the Ice Cold temperatures, very Smart and Alert to its surroundings. Needs lots of running daily.

Alaskan Malamute,

Origin: Alaska

Bred for Strength and Endurance for pulling freight on sleds. Known for being a tireless worker. Will excel at Pulling Large weights, sleds or carts. Loves the Cold.


Origin: New Hampshire

Bred to be a sled Dog

St. Bernard,

Origin: Western Alps of Italy and Switzerland

A Large Working Dog originally bred for rescue on the Great St. Bernard Pass and Loves the Cold Temperature.


Origin: Newfoundland

A very Large Working Dog originally bred to pull nets for fisherman and haul wood from the forest. Is commonly used for water rescue. A Newfoundland can and will jump from a helicopter into the ocean to rescue Humans. Can pull 11 people with no assist in the Ocean Waters at one time.

Now that you know what makes up your German Indian Dog you might understand the Breed a little better. Here’s a list of things your Puppy might do that drives you crazy or you just don’t understand. Maybe your having a hard time training him not to do a certain something. I hope you can now see why he might be doing this, it’s simply what he was bred to do and you can’t take that out of him no matter how much you try. He is not a House Dog Yorkie.

Digging in his water then laying in it.

He Loves getting wet because it makes him colder and watch a video of a Newfoundland doing water rescue, they love water and are excellent swimmers.

Doesn’t leash the best without Training, feels the urge to pull.

Look at the cart and sled pullers in this breed and understand several of the breeds in its makeup are bred to pull.

Loves laying in the snow all day and will not listen when called to come inside.

Look at the Northern Breeds that are in the German Indian Dog, it’s what they Thrive in is Ice Cold temps.

Digs holes in your Yard.

Northern Breeds will dig a big hole and hunker down for the blizzard, most of them will not even use a Dog House, they just weather out the storm laying on the ground.

Runs and doesn’t come when called as good as you like.

The German Indian Dog has several runners in the breed makeup, let your Puppy/Dog be free to run as much as possible, it feels the need to be free and run. If you never let him be free and run, if he gets a chance to be free he will run as long as he can before coming back to you. 

The German Indian Dog is not a little House Dog, it's a Dog that thrives outdoors hiking, playing in streems and lakes, running on a beach, meeting other dogs as much as possible. German Indian Dogs really need another Dog in the Home to Fully be Happy.  The German Indian Dog can have seperation anxiety when left alone.

The German Indian Dog is not a Wolf Dog.