• Central Asian Shepherd Dog
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    7 Cool Facts About The Central Asian Shepherd Dog

    The Central Asian Shepherd Dog is an ancient breed that many people have never had the privilege of meeting. Also referred to as the Central Asian “Ovtcharka,” this large Molossoid breed is a livestock guardian that was historically used to protect sheep from predators. In more recent times, they are used by nomadic traders to keep themselves and their precious belongings safe from any threats including bears and wolves. 1. They Are One Of The Oldest Dog Breeds In Existence Although there is much debate over which dog breed is actually the oldest in the world, the Central Asian Shepherd is one of the oldest in existence. According to artifacts…

  • How Many Puppies Can A German Shepherd Have
    General

    How Many Puppies Can A German Shepherd Have?

    Are you considering breeding GSDs and curious about litter size? Or did Christmas come early, and you are expecting a new pack of precious pups with your pregnant German Shepherd? In both of these cases, people want to know how many puppies can a German Shepherd have? The answer to this question depends on several different factors and can range from one to double digits. How Many Puppies Can A German Shepherd Have? The breed on average has around 4-8 puppies per litter depending on the circumstances. That being said, there have been instances of litters as small as one all the way up to 15 puppies in a single…

  • First Time Dog Owner
    General

    5 Important First-Time Dog Owner Tips

    Owning a dog is a huge responsibility and shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are many important tips that a first-time dog owner should consider before bringing home their first furry fluff ball. The fact that you are here reading these tips means that you are already on the right track. Your new four-legged friend will be wagging his tail thanks to your due diligence. We did our research for this article and compiled the 10 most important tips for new owners. 1. Do Your Homework I know what you’re thinking. “Homework Noooooooo!” I promise it’s OK. It doesn’t have to be boring and tedious. However, you want to make sure…

  • Best German Shepherd Shampoo
    Product Reviews

    Best German Shepherd Shampoo and Conditioner

    One of the most attractive things about a German Shepherd is their beautiful furry coat. Their thick double coat of fur protects them from the elements. It also regulates temperature during extreme weather. This also means they shed more than a single coated dog. Because of this, their coats need maintenance to avoid matting and tangles. Brushing your dog and bathing them with the best German Shepherd shampoo and conditioner is very important. It will keep their skin looking healthy and encourage their undercoat to shed. Here is out list of the best shampoos and conditioners based on actual German Shepherd owners experiences. Best German Shepherd Shampoo For Dry Itchy…

  • German Shepherd History Timeline
    General

    German Shepherd Origins – A Unique History Timeline

    Welcome to this unique perspective on the origins and history of the German Shepherd Dog. This photographic timeline of events begins in the 1850’s and continues all the way up until modern times detailing the amazing journey of the highly popular and aesthetically pleasing German Shepherd that people have grown to love. German Shepherd History: 1850’s Dog breed standards First Dog Breed Standardization Attempts During the 1850’s German people began to develop dogs with specific traits that would help them herd and protect their flocks of sheep. Different shepherds from varying localities bred dogs specific to their needs. Because of this, dogs would fluctuate in appearance and temperament. 1859 Origin…

  • Shave German Shepherd
    Health & Nutrition

    7 Reasons Not To Shave Your German Shepherd

    The German Shepherd has a heavy, thick double coat that keeps them warm in the winter. Unfortunately there is a common misconception that their coat makes them hotter when summer rolls around. While some people think that shaving your German Shepherd will solve all their problems, it won’t. You should really never shave your German Shepherd. There are many reasons to this so let’s get into the article. The only time it’s really acceptable is for any sort of injury or surgery. We will also have alternatives to keep your shepherd cool during summer towards the end of the article. 1. Shaving Them In The Summer Will Only Make Them…