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Collectable German Shepherd Souvenirs - Gifts for Shepherd Lovers

Updated on August 18, 2015

German Shepherd

German Shepherds have seen a long history working with man. They have been seen as the most feared dog, one of the most aggressive and protective dogs, but at the same time, as times change and society changes, they've also been seen as loving, loyal, and gentle dogs.

German Shepherds make great family pets as well as working dogs. They're commonly used as drug sniffing dogs, bomb detection dogs, police dogs, military dogs, and guard dogs, but they're also common as pet therapy dogs and helping dogs, as well.

This breed is a favored among many people as it can serve in many areas of society. German Shepherds are wonderful pets and companions, so there's no question as to why they are favored among many dog lovers.

If you know someone who just absolutely adores the German Shepherd breed, you'll find that there are many products that you can consider ranging from vintage gifts, personalized gifts, to German Shepherd memorabilia featuring police dogs and Rin Tin Tin, the most famous German Shepherd.

German Shepherd Collector Plate

Collector plates make a great gift for anyone. You can find them featuring so many different themes, but in terms of dogs, German Shepherd collector plates make great gifts. They come in a wide variety of designs, so you may have a hard time choosing just one.

Just watch out because the more collectable the plate, the more you will spend, so watch your budget here. Some of the German Shepherd plates may only cost $15, but some of the more collectible plates will range from $50 and up.

The collector plats are generally about 10 inches in diameter, but you can find them in varying sizes. Just make sure that you get a holder for the wall so that the plate can be seen by your Shepherd lover and his/her guests.

If you're looking for a gift that will enhance a collection, this is definitely a great option and a great place to start looking.

German Shepherd Flag

Although, it may not be the first thing that you think of when you're trying to find the perfect gift, but you'll find that dog lovers love to anything with their favorite breed on it. There are many decorative flags that feature German Shepherds.

Some of the flags may feature holiday themes, which works well  if you're looking for a holiday gift, or if you know that the receiver likes to interchange their outdoor flag for different holidays and seasons. Some flags that feature German Shepherds may feature vintage images, puppies, adults, working dogs, etc.

German Shepherd flags can range in price from about $5 and up, so they make pretty inexpensive gifts. You could purchase a few, or maybe purchase a new flagpole to go with the new flag.

Vintage German Shepherd Gifts

Vintage gifts always make great collectible items, and you can find many vintage German Shepherd products on the market. Ebay is a great place to start because you have sellers all over the world trying to sell their old, collectible things.

Vintage posters are probably one of the most common vintage German Shepherd products that you'll find, but you will also find statues, stamps, postcards, and tin signs. German Shepherds have been popular dogs for families and working dogs for many years, so you can generally find a lot of old stuff that feature the breed.

Depending on the rarity and age of the product, you'll find that the price will vary. You may find post cards for $10 and up, stamps for $5 and up. posters for $15 and up. The price will really all depend on what you're looking at.

Personalized German Shepherd Gifts

When you can have something personalized, it makes the gift that much better. To know that you remembered the dog's birthday, name, or whatever, it makes the gift that much more special.

Because German Shepherds are pretty popular, you'll find that you can buy shirts, ornaments, address labels, license plates, coffee cups, signs, posters, and so many other products to have personalized.

In many cases, the seller can personalize the product with a word or phrase for cheaper than having to find multiple vendors, but in some cases, it may be cheaper and more economical for you to personalize the gift yourself. If you have embroidery or etching skills, then by all means personalize the gift. Otherwise, consider hiring someone to do it for you.

In many cases, you can find personalized German Shepherd products for $10 or more depending on what product you are looking for and the extent of the personalization that you choose.

German Shepherd Statues

Statues are another great gift item because they come in a variety of sizes and styles. You can find them for outdoor use or indoor. There are many different poses and figures that you can find, as well.

Cement outdoor statues are very popular, but you can find painted statues, porcelain statues, and other statues that look great on mantels, bookshelves, or in a collector's cabinet.


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      Barbara Bethard 7 years ago from Tucson, Az

      cool shepard gifts and a wonderfully written hub!

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      Don A. Hoglund 8 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      Interesting assortment. We are flexable but a friend of mine wont have anything but a German Shepherd.

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      Eileen Kersey 8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      More ace dogs. Some great gifts here thanks