Well, my girlfriend and I have been looking for a German Shepherd puppy lately and I have been learning about the breed. Recently, we went up to an All Breed AKC Dog Show and met some great people who own German Shepherds. Of course, we all know that the German Shepherd is great for protection and yet is not breed for attack (like a doberman), but rather for herding and protection. In addition, they are excellent in tracking with some 20 milllion scent receptors in their nose. We saw a few get put through their paces during an agility competition and they performed well. However, most the people we talked to wanted a GREAT DEAL of money for puppies some were asking for more than a $1,000 while the least expensive was $600. We plan on going to a few more dog shows in the area before we commit and hope to find a decent price. SO WHY AM I POSTING THIS? Because I thought maybe, just maybe someone on this forum has a German Shepherd or knows of a good breeder who doesn't charge a fortune. I would really be greatful if anyone on here could help me out in finding a puppy. THANKS STEYR BROS.