Are Alsatians and German Shepherds the same breed of dog?

Are Alsatians and German Shepherds the same breed of dog?

ONY from KENT, UK

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May 14, 20070 found this helpful

Both names are used for the same breed of dog. The German Shepherd became the Alsatian after WW I and II made anything German unpopular. They were orinally called Alsatian Wolf Dogs, then just Alsatian after Alsace-Lorraine. In 1977 The AKC changed the name officially back to German Shepherd.

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May 15, 20070 found this helpful

Yes, they are. aren't they so beautiful?

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May 15, 20070 found this helpful

YES. YES.. YES.. THEY ARE THE SAME

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