Famous German Shepherd Dogs: Commissar Rex, Faithful Ruslan and others
We will tell you about German shepherds that have become famous by glorifying not only their name, but also the breed as a whole.
German Shepherd Heroes
Many German shepherds fought in both world wars. On the side of the Allies and in the Soviet army there were, perhaps, no less than the Germans. And although we do not know their names, many of them have become famous among those whose lives have been saved.
At the Amsterdam airport customs, a Leo dog worked. This German shepherd is famous for calculating about three hundred people who carried drugs. Thanks to her help, 3000 kg of hash, 1000 kg of marijuana, 28 kg of heroin and 18 kg of cocaine were seized. After the service, the dog was assigned a pension and settled in a hotel for elderly dogs. Leo had the honor of being mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records.
The German Shepherd Dog Palma became famous due to its fidelity - for many years it was waiting for its owner in Vnukovo to fly away without it. She even built a booth there and fed.
On the Monument of Fidelity installed in Tolyatti - also a German shepherd. The owners of the dog died in an accident, and for 7 years the shepherd did not leave the scene of the tragedy. They tried to pick him up, but each time the dog, which they called Konstantin, returned to its original place.
Among German shepherds there are many record holders. For example, Max, who served as a security guard in Zimbabwe, became famous by jumping over a 3.48 m high wall.
The German Shepherd Duke, who lives in England, set a record by scrambling along the wall (with crossbeams) to a height of 3.58 m. The BBC showed the hero in the program "New Records".
The German Shepherd Mystic Altana from the USA became famous, having won the most diplomas - 275.
German Shepherd William became the first dog to have his own bank account. And the amount there was considerable - 100 thousand pounds.
German shepherds in the cinema
In the photo: German Shepherds played the role of Commissioner Rex in the series of the same name
German Shepherd dogs starred in many films: “On a leash at the runway”, “Faithful Ruslan”, “K-9: Dog work”, “Chaklun and Rumba”, “I am a legend”, “Swora”, “The Sinister moon”, “White Dog”, “Wildness”, “Wolf Fight”, “Dog Story”, “Mummy: Prince of Egypt”, “Big Chuck, Little Chuck”, “Four-legged Star”, “Honor of the uniform”, “Cool Dog”, “ Baby from Beverly Hills, Adventure of the Champion, Cats Against Dogs, Adventures of Dog Civil, Four Tankers and a Dog, Little Tramp, Commissar Rex, All Dogs Go to Paradise, and others .
In the photo: Shot from the film "Faithful Ruslan"
German shepherd in books
German shepherds more than once became the heroes of books. This is “Fukushima, or the story of dog friendship,” “The wizard walked around the city,” “Faithful Ruslan” (the book being different from the movie), “The Case of the Howling Dog,” and others.
Famous German Shepherd Dog Owners
I think we won’t remember about Adolf Hitler Blondie's shepherd, although the dog is not to blame for the owner’s atrocities, and her fate was tragic. But dogs of this breed became friends and companions of many other, not so notorious, celebrities.
The pronounced "dog lover" is Jennifer Aniston.She has two dogs, and one of them is a white German shepherd named Dolly.
In the photo: Jennifer Aniston and her white German shepherd
Another Jennifer - Lopez - appears almost everywhere accompanied by a German shepherd Floyd.
In addition, among the proud owners of German shepherds - Keira Knightley, Elijah Wood, Enrique Iglesias, Spanish King Juan Carlos, Prince Charles, Princess Stephanie, Gerard Depardieu, Margaret Thatcher, Elton John, Rudolph Valentino, Sophia Rotaru, John Kennedy Jr. Jacqueline Kennedy, Irina Hakamada, Herbert Hoover, Tyler Perry, Claudia Schiffer, Chris Klein, Ben Affleck, Jake Gellenhaal, Nikki Reed, Robbie Williams, James Belushi, Oleg Gazmanov.