One of the most popular pets in the world is the German Shepherd dog and they come in a wide variety of colors and sizes. The largely known and general appearance of the German Shepherd is large, strong and good-looking. It can also have a long or short coat, usually with a double fur in colors of cream and white, but can also be of solid black. The less popular colors of the German Shepherd include white and silver. In most dog shows, German Shepherds with white or silver fur are are disqualified. However, there are some enthusiasts who like these “color challenged” dogs.