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 here
Black Magic's Bacchus of Salhaus
He has an excellent temperament and is VERY handsome! OFA good. OFA clear elbows. He has produced incredible pups for us, including several service and SAR dogs. 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 known.
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 her daughter Lola carries on her legacy. Gracie lives in CA with her son Lucca and Tobin James. They are our breed representatives. DM and RD clear. Tested for 170 genetic conditions with Embark, 100% clear.
Black Magic's Stella
a Kitty - Bacchus daughter! (Tobin's older sister)
"Shua" is Mija's brother. He is a big, tall, classic GSD who has that "police dog look". He loves his kids and the toddlers love to nap on him. Shua is naturally protective and takes care of his family. He has produced terrific pups with every girl we have bred him to. Great hips! He is a PTSD service dog and has produced several service dogs. 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.
Normal elbows. Clear for 160 plus genetic conditions thru Embark.
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 90%) and is RD clear.
He loves to swim!
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 160 genetic tests thru Embark.
NOW, these lines are carried on by Bellini! She is a Lola daughter out of Argus; Gracie's granddaughter.
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.
Black Magic German Shepherds
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 over 100 lbs, tall, and is
OFA EXCELLENT. OFA clear elbows. Still growing! RD clear, DM normal. 100% clear on 160 DNA tests for genetic problems thru Embark. He produces incredible noses and is doing nose work classes. Everyone with a Gus pup is crazy about them!
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 gorgeous black and tans and blues.
Sunny (right) is a wonderful Jamison/Mija boy who has finished 2 legs of his AKC obedience championship. He has done very well in AKC Rally also, with several first places. Jamison also produces great noses - his pup Surf is a certified Search and Rescue dog in CA. His son Argus is our OFA excellent stud dog.
Joshua is super patient with babies and toddlers; and is extremely trustworthy. He is also a great babysitter for pups in training.
Gracie is Lola's dam.
Black Magic's Conundrum V. Salhaus
Conundrum is a wonderful girl who comes to us from Salhaus. She carries the Black Magic lines and the melding of our dog's lineages makes for a very special dog. She is very bright, fun and absolutely loves the kids. We just got her DNA results back from Embark and she is clear for 160 genetic conditions, including DM and RD! She is penn hipped at 38/36... average for a GSD is 42 so she has above average hips.
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. Curacao's dam.
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, We will see her lines again this year with a new pup who is a grand puppy! Watch for
Black Magic's Conundrum.
Black Magic's Zoi Life
Zoi is a beautiful Moonshine/ Joshua daughter. She is a sweet, faithful girl who loves to play ball.
She's kind and easy going. Zoi has our trademark flat back, good health and great temperament. Penn hipped average.
She is a full sister to our girl
Black Magic's Mata Hari. Zoi at 3 years old is 92 lbs. Just retired.
Zoi at two years old.
Black Magic's Mint Julep V Salhaus
Jules is our lovely girl in Portland. She is a classic black and tan with a plush coat. There isn't anything Jules can't do - she has a great nose, is very social, and has a terrific temperament. She got her puppy star and AKC CGC very early. Her hips are Penn Hip above average and she is Embark clear. We are looking forward to having some fantastic pups from Jules maybe late 2022. She lives with Argus and together they will make amazing babies. Jules is from Salhaus.
Gus is so great with his puppies!
Conundrum at ten months old, lovely old fashioned flat back and great conformation.
Legacy, AKA Lizzy is a wonderful girl. She is extremely mellow. Lizzy is awe inspiring - She is big and TALL, but no one is a stranger for long with Lizzy! She is a big favorite at the vet's office. Great choice for a service dog, especially bracing. Amazing pups, tall and BIG. Lizzy is OFA GOOD.
Lizzy is 98 pounds at 2 years old so will mature around 115.
Altho Lizzy is a very quiet, calm girl, her sire Titan from Von Ward has a lot of working dogs in his pedigree, so Lizzy pups can do just about anything! Our girl Cherie is a Lizzy pup and you could not ask for a nicer dog. Clear Embark.
Black Magic's Crown Royal
Royal is our newest stud dog, now that he is finally 2 years old and has completed all his testing. He is OFA good. His temperament is flawless - everyone loves him! Super sweet. Of course he has that great old-fashioned GSD conformation, with flat back, deep chest and good movement. He is tall! Royal is the son of Lola and Argus.
Hans Olo is a stunning Jamison- Lola son
Black Magic's Mata Hari
Mata is one of our three Moonshine daughters. She is an identical twin to Curacao, and Zoi is her sister from an earlier litter. All three have fantastic temperaments, are very maternal, great with people, and are robustly healthy.
Mata lives with her family in Arkansas so she is a great choice for clients on the east coast or the Midwest. She has no faults and is just a lovely dog. Her pups come out to CA as well.
A very pregnant Mata shows off her level back and strong hocks. Great conformation!