Blackthorn Working German Shepherds


Blackthorn's "L" litter

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Born January 22, 2009

1 female, 4 males



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Ruffian and Luke (5 weeks)


Danca is a small, strong bitch with a super-sound temperament, high prey drive, great desire to please, and steady nerves. Coal is a strong, confident dog with truly balanced drives, great strength and courage, and a sensible, calm attitude in the house. He is working on his Sch1 and should get it in Spring 2009.

Puppies are sold.


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Call Name


Puppy Name: Lobo

Named: Loch


Dark Sable

Needs experienced person--full of attitude and drive. . . .

Named: Lynx

Staying here to compete in agility and training for HRD/Cadaver search work!




Drivey and a real pistol. Available to experienced home only.




Puppy Name: Luke

Named: Luger



Dark B/T

Drivey and confident, but still a really sweet boy. Lots of energy and drive. Will be an active and lively companion. ...


Puppy Name: Locutus

Named: Sabre



Dark Black/Red

Very social and outgoing. Always getting into something--and always posing for the camera!




Lyric ("Light" in early puppy pics)



blaze on chest

A real doll--confident, opinionated, sweet--and totally full of herself!


Previous Litters

Blackthorn's "A" Litter

Born in February 1997, out of Frostbite v Pantara and V-Quattro v Spitzbubezwinger. Produced Ash and Asa--both went on to be awesome Schutzhund dogs and Ash has turned into a producer of great working dogs, too.


Blackthorn's "B" litter

Born in November 2001, this litter from Bodo and Nike produced everything we could have wanted--beautiful dogs who love to work. Three of the puppies--Badger (Xena), Brer, and Bramble--are working Search and Rescue dogs!


Blackthorn's "C" litter

Nike and Ash

A super breeding, repeated several times! This combination has produced active pets, several dogs working in Schutzhund, and at least 4 pups training/working in SAR.

Blackthorn's "F" Litter

Blackthorn's "I" Litter

Blackthorn's "J" Litter


Blackthorn's "D" litter

Enni and Cliff

A gorgeous litter, this breeding also produced some great workers and companions. Deva has been listed in the top 25 agility competition dogs in the U.S. after her first year of competition!


Blackthorn's "E" Litter

Enni and Eagle v Eichenluft

Blackthorn's "G" Litter

Blackthorn's "H" Litter

Nike and Alex v. Eisenhaus

Blackthorn's "K" Litter

Danca and Faddo Adlerburg





 Breeding quality workingline German Shepherd Dogs since 1996.
Located in Barboursville, VA

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