• Dog Halloween Costume Ideas
    Fun & Games

    10 Quick DIY Dog Halloween Costume Ideas

    Need some quick and easy dog Halloween costume ideas, we got you covered! Here are 10 DIY costumes that won’t break the bank. This way they can look just as stylish when they go trick or treating with you! Most of these costumes use items you can find around the house, but some may require you to take a quick trip to the craft store, or just a dollar store. 1. Gangster Dog This is one of the really easy DIY dog Halloween costume ideas and it’s so cute and funny. This will make your furry friend look like the coolest pooch on the block. Materials Needed: Hat or bandanna…

  • Dark Sable German Shepherd
    General

    Dark Sable German Shepherd – 5 Common Questions

    The Dark Sable German Shepherd is the darker version of the popular Sable color pattern. This particular combination features a dark tan base coat with black tips. This gives their coat that illustrious look that so many people love. This rare coat color is very popular and highly sought after by breeders and dog enthusiasts alike. Here are 5 of the common questions people have regarding this unique and rare pattern. 1. What Are Sable German Shepherds? The sable on a German Shepherd is not actually a color, it is more of a pattern. It simply refers to the tips of the hairs being black while the base of the…

  • Tatra Shepherd Dog
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    7 Alluring Facts About The Tatra Shepherd Dog

    The Tatra Shepherd dog, or Polski Owczarek PodhalaĊ„ski, is a stunning pure white flock guardian from Southern Poland. The breed is extremely independent and was originally used to protect sheep from predators in the Highlands of Poland. Similar to the Sarplaninac, it is calm, cool and collected around family but can switch into protector mode at the drop of a hat. It is a hard worker but weary of strangers. They are courageous, tough and trustworthy canines that are loyal until the end. 1. It Is An Extremely Rare Dog Breed The Tatra Shepherd dog is a very rare breed with only approximately a few thousand in existence in the…

  • Sarplaninac Dog
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    7 Intriguing Facts About The Sarplaninac Dog

    The Sarplaninac dog is a livestock guardian of epic proportions. This majestic animal is a big, strong, powerful shepherd that has protected sheep in the mountains in Southeast Europe for centuries. Their imposing figure and fearlessness allow them to ward off dangerous predators looking for a meal. They can fend off bears, wolves or bandits when the time comes. They have a calm nature, lots of wisdom and a fierce loyalty to the nomads of the land. The breed is extremely devoted and positive to its flock. Let’s learn some more about this furry defender with some fun and intriguing facts! 1. It Is Named After The Sar Mountains The…

  • Questions To Ask Dog Breeder
    General

    10 Questions To Ask The Dog Breeder By Lois Schwarz

    One of the most important things to do before purchasing a German Shepherd is to have a good list of questions to ask the dog breeder. You want to be certain that you are buying your new pup from someone that is reputable and experienced. There are hundreds of GSD breeders in the United States alone. While some are extremely established others that are inexperienced may not have the dog’s best interest at heart. To help potential owners, we reached out to one of the most accomplished dog breeders on the planet. Her name is Lois Schwarz and she has been producing quality pups for over half a decade. She…

  • Shiloh Shepherd Dog Facts
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    7 Interesting Facts About The Shiloh Shepherd Dog

    The beautiful and regal Shiloh Shepherd dog is a truly stunning canine with a wolf-like appearance. It is a rare breed that shares many qualities and characteristics with the German Shepherd. This breed was specifically engineered and carefully bred to look similar to the GSDs of old with a friendlier temperament and healthier genetics. They are wonderful family pets and excellent around the kiddos. Here are some interesting Shiloh Shepherd dog facts that you may not know! 1. They Are Very Sensitive To Humans The Shiloh Shepherd Dog has a reputation for being extremely sensitive to people’s emotions and feelings. So much so that they are described as being “a…

  • White Swiss Shepherd Dog Snowy
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    7 Neat Facts About The White Swiss Shepherd Dog

    The White Swiss Shepherd aka “Berger Blanc Suisse” is a beautiful pure ivory breed popular in Switzerland. This medium sized herding dog descended from the White Shepherd originally imported into Switzerland. It has roots in Canada, England and the United States. It has a beautiful wolf-like appearance enhanced by its fluffy light double coat of fur. Similar to the GSD, they are easy to train, highly alert and extremely loyal. 1. They Descended From German Shepherds The Berger Blanc Suisse is very similar in appearance and temperament to the German Shepherd. In fact, they share their history. It goes all the way back to the late 1800’s when the first…

  • Majorca Shepherd Dog
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    7 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Majorca Shepherd Dog

    The Majorca Shepherd dog is a rare specimen that most people have probably never seen. It is referred to as the “Ca de Bestiar,” and hails from the Balearic Islands of Spain. This medium sized dog is used to guard sheep and serves as a general all-around farm dog. It is black with white chest markings and comes in two varieties, short hair and long hair. No one knows exactly when the breed first surfaced but its lineage goes way back thousands of years. 1. It’s Not A Labrador Most of us have never had the privilege of spotting a Majorca Shepherd but even if we did, our eyes may…