17 Heroic German Shepherd Dog Names

The German Shepherd Dog is a breed of large-sized working dog that originated in Germany, and the breed was also formerly known as the Alsatian and Alsatian Wolf Dog in Britain. Because of their strength, intelligence, trainability and obedience, German Shepherds around the world are often the preferred breed for many types of work, including assistance, search-and-rescue, police and military roles, and even acting.

In the past years, there are lots of GSD dogs reported as the hero dogs for their excellent work and brave, unselfish characteristics. Naming your German Shepherd dog after one of these heroes will be a great idea. Check out the below list for 17 of heroic German Shepherd dog names.

Brit: A police dog who won many awards such as K-9 Service Award for K-9 "Brit" from the American Police Hall of Fame & Museum in Miami, Florida.

Bruno: A nine-month-old German Shepherd who saved the life of eleven-year-old Donnie Skiffington when he was thrown from his bicycle into a ditch.
Daisy: A German Shepherd, saved her owner's three-year-old son.
Dick: A police tracking dog owned by the Surete du Quebec, was honoured for his bravery during a 14-hour manhunt through the woods near St. Eustache, Quebec.
Hustler: A three-year-old German Shepherd is credited with saving the life of his owner, Debbie Inions.
Kanaka: A black German Shepherd who was responsible for numerous rescues and arrests as well as the recovery of evidence, stolen property and money throughout years of distinguished service.
Lance: A German Shepherd police dog with the Ontario Provincial Police, tracked a missing Kitchener woman in a swampy conservation area for three hours, and led her safely through the dark woods to safety.
Maude: A German Shepherd, owned by Deborah Johnston and Bernard Chisholm, saved a three-year-old girl from drowning in the frigid waters of Pictou Harbour.
Mr. Baggins: A female German Shepherd with absolutely no tracking experience, tracked and located a six-year-old boy who had been missing for hours after having been buried under a snowbank.
Nellie: A six-year-old German Shepherd traveled three kilometres back to her home to get help for 78-year-old Ken Emerson.
Pascha: A German Shepherd recognized for his work as a rescue dog in the Oklahoma City bombing, 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan, the Edison, N.J. explosion, and Hurricane Opal in Panama City,FL.
Rex: A German Shepherd repeatedly hurled himself against the door leading to the Misic and Zegarac families' living quarters, arousing the two families during the night as fire engulfed their gas station and the living quarters above.
Sam: An eight-year-old German Shepherd who saved her owner, Phyllis McLeod, from drowning when she fell through a frozen river.
Thunder: A German Shepherd police dog who pulled people out of the freezing waters to safety.
Timmy: A four-year-old German Shepherd owned by Anne Nemes, protected her from being robbed at gunpoint by two men.
Tracker: A 10-year-old German Shepherd owned by Sergeant Larry Bigley, who was involved in approximately 500 searches for missing persons, criminals, drugs and security details.
Wolfey: A German Shepherd, awoke his owners, Dr. and Mrs. John Holbrook, and alerted them to a fire that had started in their all-wood home.

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