• Top Australian Shepherd Breeders In The U.S.
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    Top Australian Shepherd Breeders in The U.S.

    Australian Shepherds are great pets and excellent companions! But if you plan on getting a purebred Australian Shepherd puppy, you definitely want to make sure that you find a breeder with a good reputation and a history of high quality breeding standards. This list presents you with the Top Australian Shepherd Breeders in the U.S. The reviews of these Top Australian Shepherd Breeders are listed in order from the highest star rating down. These breeders are top reviewed in the United States with a minimum of ten reviews. 1. Australian Shepherds of 3/W Farms Mission: To raise quality Australian Shepherds that are Authentic and True to the Breed Standard. Breed:…

  • German Shepherd Lifespan - How To Increase It
    Health & Nutrition

    German Shepherd Lifespan – How to Increase it?

    German Shepherds are amazing family pets and wonderful working dogs. Their intelligence and easy trainability has earned them the title of third most popular dog in the U.S. Unfortunately like most dogs, their lifespan isn’t very long compared to humans. However there are plenty of ways that dog owners can increase the life expectancy of their GSD. This article will include some simple tips with proven studies that can help increase your German Shepherd lifespan. Average German Shepherd Lifespan The average German Shepherd lifespan is 10 years. This is similar to other large dog breeds. Life expectancy can range from seven years all the way up to thirteen years depending…

  • Difference Between Belgian Malanois And German Shepherd VS
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    Difference Between Belgian Malinois And German Shepherd

    The Belgian Malinois and German Shepherd have a very similar appearance making it hard for some people to tell the difference. They are close in size with comparable coloring. Both of these herding dogs are hard working and eager to please. The German Shepherd is highly popular among families and law enforcement. The Belgian Malinois is less known but extremely intelligent and utilized by the police as well. So what is the difference between the Belgian Malinois and the German Shepherd? The main difference between Belgian Malinois and German Shepherd is their appearance and size. The Belgian Malinois has more of a short solid fawn color coat. The German Shepherd…

  • German Shepherd Wolf Mix
    Other Shepherd Breeds

    German Shepherd Wolf Mix – Complete Hybrid Guide

    The German Shepherd Wolf Mix is the combination of the highly popular German Shepherd Dog with a wild wolf. This intriguing breed is referred to as a wolf-dog hybrid. This means they have real wolf DNA in their blood unlike wolf-like dogs which don’t carry any. This mix combines the loyalty, obedience and intelligence of the German Shepherd with the captivating looks and wild instincts of a wolf. It is not a good mix for beginners and requires an experienced owner that knows how to handle this energetic hybrid. History of the German Shepherd Wolf Mix The very first attempts to breed a German Shepherd Wolf Mix actually go back…

  • Wolf Like Dog Breeds
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    Wolf Like Dog Breeds – Top 8 Most Popular

    Do you love the stunning appearance of a wolf but want a domesticated version of the popular canine? Then a wolf-like dog breed may be just the thing you are looking for. Since all dogs originally descended from Gray wolves, many dog breeds already portray a wolf-like appearance. Obviously some dog breeds look the part a lot more than others. This article will look at the top 8 wolf-like dog breeds that will give you the best of both worlds. History of the Wolf: Some believe that the first wolf ever to roam the earth was the “dawn-wolf.” It has the appearance of a fox with long legs and could…

  • German Shepherd Dwarfism Eclipse
    Health & Nutrition

    German Shepherd Dwarfism – Panhypopituitarism

    You may have seen pictures of these cute and cuddly pint size German Shepherds on the internet. While most GSD’s grow to be big strong athletic specimens, German Shepherd Dwarfism causes them to stop growing early on when they are young puppies. Although they look adorable, they aren’t simply miniature versions of this popular breed. They have a disorder that requires treatment and lifespan is much shorter averaging three to four years. German Shepherd dwarfism is a genetic disorder that causes a GSD to retain their puppy look even into adulthood. This condition is inherited and caused by a lack of hormones that are necessary for proper growth. The most…

  • German Shepherd Bite
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    German Shepherd Bite Information

    German Shepherds make great family pets. Their big soft cuddly appearance, perky ears, supreme intelligence and easy train-ability make them extremely popular. Originally herding dogs, their versatility and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously make them top choices on the work force of several occupations. However they sometimes have a reputation of being aggressive and they can be under certain circumstances. The German Shepherd bite is extremely strong and you don’t want to be on the receiving end of their powerful jaws. German Shepherd Bite Force There is a reason that Police Departments and the Military make the German Shepherd one of their top choices for chasing suspects or apprehending…

  • German Shepherd Personality Traits
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    German Shepherd Personality Traits

    The German Shepherd is popular for numerous reasons. Aside from their beautiful furry coats and stunning facial profiles, they are highly sought after for their courage and loyalty. They will protect owner and family from threats or danger at the drop of a hat. They are incredibly intelligent and hard working dogs with a propensity for training. This is why they are employed by so many different types of occupations including the police and military. This article will discuss the top German Shepherd personality traits that make this breed so special. Alert Aloof Confident Brave Friendly Hard Working Intelligent Loyal Obedient Protective 1. Alert 1. a : watchful and prompt…

  • German Shepherd Health Issues
    Health & Nutrition

    German Shepherd Health Issues

    German Shepherds are predisposed to several health issues due to their large size and selective breeding over the past few decades. It is possible that a focus on the aesthetic look of the dog has increased their chances of developing certain conditions. Several studies have been performed to determine the likelihood of the breed developing certain disorders or diseases. Some are more common than others. This article will look at the most common German Shepherd health issues facing these amazing animals. These are the most common German Shepherd health issues facing these dogs today. Use this information to better understand what can happen to your dog and how to prepare…

  • When Do German Shepherds Ears Stand Up
    Health & Nutrition

    When Do German Shepherds Ears Stand Up?

    German Shepherds are well known for their supreme loyalty and intelligence. But they are also known for those big fluffy adorable ears. Although most German Shepherds traditionally have ears that stand up, they aren’t born that way. They are born with floppy ears that normally stand up as they grow. This article will examine many aspects of their beloved ears including when they stand up and what to do if they don’t stand up on their own. So when do German Shepherds ears stand up? Most German Shepherds ears will stand up by the age 6 months but this can vary depending on each dog and their individual genetics. Some…