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Six Most Common Reasons Why Dogs Eat Poop

23rd February 2011
There are many reasons why dogs eat poop. Despite that this can be very disgusting, many German shepherd owners, in fact, encounter this problem. This kind of behavior is not to be accepted because poops carry many harmful bacteria, the Escherichia coli. ... Read >
Author: Marcus

Six Dangerous German Shepherd Health Problems You Should Look For

04th February 2011
Just like any popular dog breeds, German shepherd health problems can be expected although these canines are naturally fit and healthy with an average life span of 12-15 years. That is why it is important to ensure that you purchase only a healthy German ... Read >
Author: Marcus

The German Shepherd Dog Breed- Show Lines and Working Lines

06th January 2011
A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article in which I explained that there are many types within the German Shepherd dog breed and that these types can be divided into two categories; dogs which have physical qualities that reveal their intended purpose and... Read >
Author: Enrique

Do German Shepherds shed a lot?

01st February 2010
Do German Shepherds shed a lot?Yes. German Shepherds do shed. A lot? Well, I would have to say that that in many ways this is up to the owner because some people may have more have more of an aversion to dog, cat or any kind of pet hair than others do. Pe... Read >
Author: spitfiregsd

Are German Shepherds good family pets?

01st February 2010
German Shepherds good family pets?A German Shepherd Dog can be an excellent choice of family dog, with the right family. Remember that German Shepherds are great dogs but they're not for everyone - no more so than would be a saint bernard, a chesapeake ba... Read >
Author: spitfiregsd

How to Prevent Hip Dysplasia in Dogs, A Common Health Issue

04th December 2009
What is Hip Dysplasia? One of the most common health problems that affect dogs is known as "Hip Dysplasia." Found in many different breeds with different levels of commonality, hip dysplasia can cause your dogs a great deal of pain, due to poor positio... Read >
Author: Ron Ayalon

Saarloos Wolfhound Breed

20th February 2009
The Saarloos Wolfhound is one of the rare dog breeds that over time has been addressed as the:• Saarloos Wolfhound• Dutch Wolfdog• European WolfdogThe Saarloos Wolfdog or Wolfhound was named after Dutch dog breeder Leendert Saarloos (1884-1... Read >
Author: Kayye Nynne

German Shepherd Coat Colors and Patterns Vary Greatly

03rd November 2008
Genetics of German Shepherd Coat Colors Concerning the GSD and German Shepherd coat colors, the breed standard from the SV specifically states: "The color of the GSD is in itself not important and has no effect on the character of the dog or on its fit... Read >
Author: spitfiregsd

German Shepherds - The Family Watch Dog

09th September 2008
There's a lot of different breeds of dogs, but among the world's most popular dog breeds there are a few that have been singled out as the most loyal, hard-working and intelligent. German Shepherds have long been valued for these qualities and more. Th... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

How to Pick a Good Companion Dog

08th September 2008
Now that you're considering a dependable companion dog for your home, you likely would tend to first look at different breeds, select a number of puppies to consider and then pick the one with the character that you desire. When you are trying to find ... Read >
Author: Max Young

Basic German Shepherd Information

23rd January 2008
The German Shepherd dog has a relatively short history though it is a well-loved and well-worked dog today. The breed began in Germany in 1899 and was registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1911. By World War I, over 48,000 German Shepherds wer... Read >
Author: Jan Ryan

Mean German Shepherd Dogs? Don't Believe The Hype!

22nd January 2008
When Al Gore testified before Congress after his movie An Inconvenient Truth was released, the Congress jokingly accused him of being a movie star. "Rin Tin Tin was a movie star!" Al Gore retorted. "I just have a little slide show." Rin Tin Tin was a fict... Read >
Author: Jan Ryan

Signs of EPI in the German Shepherd Dog

25th July 2007
In all dogs diagnosed to have Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, the German Shepherd Dog is very often seen as well as the Rough-coated Collie. One estimate shows that about 70% of all dogs diagnosed with EPI are German Shepherds while 20% are Rough-coate... Read >
Author: spitfiregsd

Health Problems in the German Shepherd Dog

04th December 2005
As with most pedigree breeds, there are certain hereditary conditions that can be a problem in the German Shepherd as well as other health issues that are more prevalent in this breed which need to be considered if you are thinking acquiring a GSD. If ... Read >
Author: John Lewis
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