Ludwig and his mother Carmela live with a family in SE Wisconsin. He is a large male with a masculine appearance. Ludwig is black and red with a dark mask and dark eyes. He has a high withers, a firm back, and has a good position and length of the croup. Ludwig has good angulation in the front and the rear. Ludwig has good chest proportions. He is absolutely correct in coming and going, and shows good gait from the side. He is an extremely social, affectionate, and loving dog and enjoys playing with children. Ludwig is an excellent example of what the German Shepherd is intended to be.