These are 7th generation Black Magic dogs. They all produce classic, old-fashioned GSD puppies.
Some live with us and some with other families. You can trace their family history here:
and you can see many more of the dogs in our bloodlines (like Judah and Ali and Sunday) here
Black Magic's Bacchus of Salhaus
He has an excellent temperament and is VERY handsome! He loves kids and is good with just about everything and everyone. A very intelligent dog! But most of all super sweet. He has produced incredible pups for us, including several service and SAR dogs. Bacchus is 120 lbs. He is Penn hipped at better than average, OFA good, with ofa clear elbows AKC registered DM clear
We just retired him but he is bringing up our new stud puppy: Black Magic's Crown Royal !
Sasha is our beautiful, super athletic plush coat black girl. Her mom is Black Magic's Kissimmee and her sire is Judah. Sasha is a fun girl! She plays well with other dogs and is careful with the puppies and babies. She is probably the absolute sweetest GSD we have ever seen. Don't be fooled by Sasha's color! See Sasha's page HERE
Black Magic's Miriam of Salhaus
Miriam is the epitome of the classic, old-fashioned German Shepherd. She had some fabulous pups for us and is now retired. She is the dam of Luke aka Captain Morgan, and Guinness.
Black Magic's Amazing Grace of Salhaus (Gracie)
Gracie's the babysitter here at Black Magic, and she's the best working dog we've ever had. SO easy to train! She loves to be asked to do anything at all. Super smart! Her sire is one of the biggest GSDs we've seen in years; he's extremely athletic and has ofa good hips. Her mom, Pony, is huge,super sweet, and a fabulous producer. So Gracie has it all! She's extremely intelligent, loves to please, and is affectionate and faithful. Love our Gracie! OFA excellent hips.
Gracie had her one litter and is retired now but watch for her daughter Lola. Gracie lives in CA with her son Lucca and Tobin James. They are our breed representatives. DM and RD clear.
Black Magic's Stella
a Kitty - Bacchus daughter! (Tobin's older sister)
Love Bacchus' big head and sweet nature! He is great with other dogs.
Grandpa to lots of our great dogs and Bacchus' sire: Diesel, Shelley Libby's wonderful stud at Salhaus.
Black Magic's Joshua
"Shua" is Mija's full brother. He is a big, tall, classic GSD who has that "police dog look". He loves his kids and will play with a ball all day long. Shua is naturally protective and takes care of his family. Still long-legged and has a ways to grow - he should mature at about 110 lbs. Great hips! He is a PTSD service dog.
If you are looking for a family dog, a service or therapy dog, or just a faithful companion, this dog produces himself. DM clear.
OFA good, penn hip 80%. Normal elbows.
Clear for 150 plus genetic diseases thru Embark.
Another wonderful Salhaus dog,Midas, the sire of our Mija and Joshua. He's a happy, totally classic and handsome boy!
NOT RETIRED - standing at Salhaus.
MIDAS aka Salhaus' Touch of Gold
Black Magic's Mojito of Salhaus aka Mija
Mija is a real favorite at Black Magic. She has a great sense of humor. (like Ishah!) On the right, she's the one in front. She loves Guinness and Gracie... she's just a social girl! She has a great personality; she is very soft and extremely playful. She's a sweet dog who can amuse herself all day long, but she loves to play with her aunt Gracie! She's from Gracie's sister Journey, and Diesel son Midas, from Salhaus. Both have excellent hips. Mija was 105 lbs at 1 year. She is penn hipped at 80th percentile and in the 20s, perfect!
She is also OFA prelimned good. She lives with Jamison. Just retired!
Black Magic's Legacy
Our retired dogs
Black Magic's Jamison VF
Jamison is our wonderful family dog. He is a gorgeous deep red and black, very traditional. A great ball dog who LOVES his sticks. He is so sweet with the toddlers; a very kind dog, and a great guard dog. Quiet and calm in the house. He produces some gorgeous classic and exotic color pups.. He has perfect hips (penn hip 95%) and is RD clear.
Gracie and Bacchus produced a fabulous litter, and we kept Lola (Love Potion) to carry on our lines. With Gracie's OFA excellent hips, and Bacchus' history of making incredibly good dogs, their pups are very special. Lola is big, smart and beautiful! She has a gorgeous, luxurious coat.
She has her CGC certificate.
OFA fair at 4 after 2 litters. She's a big girl, 121 lbs!
100% clear for 126 genetic tests thru Embark.
Black Magic's Love Potion aka LOLA
Tamar is a wonderful girl with a lovely temperament. She is sweet and kind. Her mom is a short coat black and tan Bacchus daughter, and her sire Judah is a long coat, so we get a variety of coats and colors from her. Her first litter with Jamison produced exceptional pups! Tamar has perfect conformation, good hips, and is very athletic even though she is more than 110 lbs. She has had white, blue and solid black pups as well as traditional black and tan, and a service dog from her first litter. Registered CKC
Mija - lovely flat back! She was raised with girlfriends Gracie and Guinness.
Black Magic German Shepherds
spectacular black and tan pups and also some of our best whites. She already has pups training for therapy dogs out of her first litter.
Argus and Lola enjoying some time together in front of the fire. Both dogs are over 100 lbs and not done growing yet.
Black Magic's Golden Argus "Gus"
Gus is a very special boy out of Mija and Jamison. Both of his parents are black and tan, so he is a good solid white without too many recessive genes. He has a great temperament; loves people and loves to play. He is very good with children, like his parents. Gus is just under 100 lbs and is
OFA EXCELLENT. OFA clear elbows. Still growing! RD clear, DM normal. 100% clear on 150 DNA tests for genetic problems thru Embark.
A young Gus shows his excellent conformation. Gorgeous color, as well! He is just a lovely boy in every way.
Argus and Lola produced some absolutely incredible whites, as well as some gorgeous black and tans.
Sunny, a 9 week old pup sired by Jamison. Out of Mija. Just a great example of what Jamison produces. UPDATE: Sunny at 7 months old has first place awards in obedience and rally!
Joshua is super patient with babies and toddlers; and is extremely trustworthy. He is also a great babysitter for pups in training.
Legacy (Lizzie) is one of the new girls here at Black Magic. She is a remarkable puppy in every way. Calm, intelligent, affectionate and a great sense of humor. And huge! We were fortunate to get this girl from Lisa. We'll get all her tests done in 2019 and then will look forward to some terrific pups one day.
Gracie is Lola's dam.
Black Magic's Whiskey Tango Foxtrot aka Whiskey
Whiskey is our newest girl here at Black Magic. She is the daughter of Mija and Jamison, so we already know she is going to be special. She's a super athletic dog, who loves to have fun with the kids and calves. She will get her tests done this winter and hopefully have pups spring 2019.
Whiskey at six months of age.
Jamison loves his little girls!
He watches over them without being told. He is careful when playing fetch with them. He is 100 percent dependable with the kids.
Argus and Lola's first litter is already proving to be very special! The pups are BIG, some over 100 lbs at 8 months of age. Left is Pax, he works at the Wildlife Science Center and helps raise wolf cubs, as well as guarding visitors from the grown wolves. These are some incredible dogs.
Black Magic's Moonshine
Moonshine is a very special girl, sired by the fabulous Bacchus. She is mellow and so loving... absolutely terrific with the kids. She passes her calm nature onto her pups. Good hips; penn hip taken at age 4 shows no evidence of DJD even after two litters! She has such a good temperament and is just an all-around wonderful dog. She throws mostly short coats. A headhunter's dream; she has that big broad Bacchus head! Sweet but still a great guardian. Classic old-fashioned flat back even in a show pose!
We kept a Moonshine daughter, a blue girl, Black Magic's Curacao. She is tested 100% for 150 genetic problems with Embark. Watch for her soon! She's already shown she has a great nose!
Great dogs from Salhaus you find in our lines.
Black Magic's Karma
Karma is a terrific girl who loves her kids and takes care of the family. She is a substantial dog who always produced huge males and females with great temperament. Good hips, no DM, excellent health. We will see her lines again this year with a new pup who is a grand puppy! Watch for