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
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.
"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 230 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!
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.
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!
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 230 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. Clear Embark.
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. Mata'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 94 lbs. Just retired.
Zoi at two years old.
Black Magic's Bahama Mama aka Muz
Conundrum at ten months old, lovely old fashioned flat back and great conformation.
Has produced huge nice pups with Jamison.
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 123 pounds at 4 years old. She is very athletic.
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 MaCherie is a Lizzy pup and you could not ask for a nicer dog. Clear Embark. Everyone LOVES their Lizzy puppies!
Black Magic's Crown Royal
Royal is our newest stud dog, and has completed all his testing. He is OFA good, Embark clear for 230 plus genetic conditions. 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. His pedigree has 2 OFA excellent dogs in 3 generations! Royal's pup are big, sweet, bright and want to please.
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.
Mata is OFA good. Embark clear. She is a service dog.
A very pregnant Mata shows off her level back and strong hocks. Great conformation!
Mata Hari, loves her sticks!
She is a great swimmer, fun girl.
She is a blue, and has very expressive eyes.
Muz is a super lovable girl who is best friends with Fireball. She loves her sticks and playing fetch. Happy to hike or snuggle. She is a gorgeous deep red and is going to have beautiful puppies. Her dam Mata always has stunning pups in all colors. Grandma Moonshine did too! OFA good, Embark clear.
Black Magic's Amethystos AKA Zara
We're thrilled to have Zara in our Black Magic family of excellent dogs. She is a Lizzy daughter, and has all the attributes of her dam and her sire Crown Royal. She is an affectionate, kind dog who loves her bestie Zoi. She loves to play and has a wonderful attitude.
Like all of our dogs, she is low drive, loyal, and has classic conformation.
Zara is OFA good and Embark clear.
Black Magic's Legacy. LIZZY
Muz shows off her lovely flat back at 8 months old
Muz (above) and her best friend Six..
Black Magic's Stella Artois
Stella is our gorgeous Conundrum-Jamison girl. She's magnificent. A big, super soft girl who is incredibly sweet yet perfect to train. Started as a service dog and doing wonderful. Has done therapy work for two months at a retreat. Plush coat. She's a big girl and will be well over 100 lbs. Stella will be going thru her testing in 2024 and should have incredibly nice pups in 2025.
She is 7 1/2 months in these pics.
Rosehall's Fireball of Black Magic aka SIX
Six is a wonderful, kind and empathetic service dog for our partner Michael.
She is a special girl with a big heart who mothers kittens and baby goats and anyone else who needs it. She has great Penn hip scores, 27/35, and is Embark clear. She was 108 lbs at 3. We expect to have her pups with Echo in fall 2024.
Black Magic's Herradura AKA. ECHO
Echo is our newest stud dog. He is the fabulous son of Jamison and Conundrum, with solid hip and health history. Awesome penn hip score of 28/32 at two years old, and 99 lbs. He's still growing, will mature about 115-120. Echo is a fun dog like his sire, he loves to play with the girls and is sweet with them. He adores his human girl Raven and is her constant companion. He looks fierce but has a soft heart of gold. Embark clear. Will be bred to Muz spring 2024.