• Adopting-Retired-Police-Dog

    Adopting A Retired Police Dog – Exclusive Interview With Mission K9

    Police dogs play an extremely important role in law enforcement. They are used to apprehend criminals, detect drugs or explosive, patrol areas, and search for survivors when tragedy strikes. These special canines are utilized all over the world because of their courage, perseverance, and loyalty to their handlers. Unfortunately many of them are injured in the line of duty or become to old or sick to continue working. This is where Mission K9 Rescue steps in to help. Bob Bryant, the co-founder, and his organization have been rescuing contract, military, and police dogs for close to ten years. They also help connect working dogs with their original handlers. We recently…

  • Hairless German Shepherd

    Hairless German Shepherd Apollo – Exclusive Interview With His Owner

    It is very rare that a German Shepherd is born completely without hair. But back in 2019, two amazing GSDs showed up at the local shelter in NC totally hairless. At first the employees at the shelter thought the hair loss was simply the result of abandonment or neglect. But the story evolved and it turned out they were quite the anomaly. This is the story of those two amazing dogs including an interview with Tyler Poe, the owner of Apollo, the hairless German Shepherd. The Story Behind The Hairless German Shepherd Puppies: Although extremely rare in German Shepherds, Alopecia can cause a GSD to be born without hair. Such…

  • German Shepherd Brain

    5 German Shepherd Brain Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

    The German Shepherd is known for its supreme intelligence and high trainability in the dog world. Therefore, there is a curiosity surrounding the German Shepherd brain and how it compares to other dog breeds and even humans. This article takes a look inside the mind of one of the smartest dog breeds in the world, giving you 5 amazing facts most dog lovers would love to know. 1. The German Shepherd’s Intelligence Equals A Human Child’s The German Shepherd is extremely intelligent and one of the smartest dog breeds in the world. In fact, their intelligence is equal to that of a 2.5 year old child. This is according to…

  • How Much Does A German Shepherd Cost

    How Much Does A German Shepherd Cost? Simple Price Chart

    Dogs are not cheap. And the German Shepherd is no exception to the rule. As a matter of fact, they will even cost more than your average small to medium size dog because their large size means more food and possibly more health issues. It is important to know all of the costs before you decide to purchase a GSD pup. This article will breakdown all of the associated costs of owning one of the most intelligent and popular dogs on the planet. The average German Shepherd puppy cost anywhere from $300 from an adoption center or shelter, to upwards of $4500 from a reputable breeder. This wide range depends…

  • First Time German Shepherd Owner

    5 Care Tips For First Time German Shepherd Puppy Owners

    A new German Shepherd puppy is a bundle of energy, joy, and enthusiasm. They will love you, bite you, kiss you, cuddle with you and roughhouse with you. But they are also a huge responsibility and require the proper care to grow into mature, healthy, well-trained adults. If you are a first time German Shepherd owner and need some tips for how to take care of a new puppy, this list of tips should give you a strong foundation for you and your new dog to flourish. 1. Give Them A Nice Warm Place To Sleep The first and most obvious care tip is to give your new GSD puppy…

  • Edward And Ruff Vom Zeder Haus

    Interview With Edward Denny From Vom Zeder Haus German Shepherds

    Edward Denny owns and runs Vom Zeder Haus German Shepherds. He is one of the top GSD advocates and breeders in the United States. However, his main goal is not to breed and sell German Shepherds. His goal is to educate the public on the breed, promote rescuing dogs, and fight the exploitation of GSDs. He is also has a program that is attempting to bring back the breed’s original 60s and 70s era characteristics and traits. He is an interesting and fascinating man who used his faith along with the German Shepherd to help him overcome many obstacles in his life including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. To find out…

  • 5 Month Old German Shepherd

    5 Month Old German Shepherd Behavior & Care Tips

    A 5 month old German Shepherd is wrapping up the juvenile growth stage and only a month away from entering the adolescent stage of their journey to adulthood. Pretty soon their unruly behavior full of biting, chewing and jumping on everyone they see, will be tampering down as they become more and more mature. But don’t get too excited! You’re not out of the woods yet! These teenage delinquents will still test your patience for at least 4 more weeks before they enter the next phase of development. Overall Behavior: Still young and full of energy, 5 month GSDs will still be full of vigor and ready to play. They…

  • 4 Month Old German Shepherd

    4 Month Old German Shepherd Behavior & Care Tips

    A 4 month old German Shepherd has braved the waters of puppy hood and made its way into the juvenile stage of growth. They are still super cute but starting to outgrow some of those adorable puppy dog looks. They have grown massively since day 1, surpassing the foot mark at the shoulder and almost reaching half of their full adult weight. Overall Behavior: If you’ve ever had teenagers, you can expect some of the same with these little rebels. A 4 month old German Shepherd is two months in to the juvenile stage and may act out daily with some unwanted behavior. Similar to the 3 month mark, you…

  • What To Know Before Getting A German Shepherd

    What To Know Before Getting A German Shepherd – 5 Important Things

    Thinking about adopting or buying one of these amazing dogs? Size is a very important aspect that will definitely affect your decision when it comes to owning one of these amazing Shepherds. It plays an important role when considering things such as health issues, overall costs and living space. It is very smart to weigh these options before making a final decision. Here is a list of what to know before getting a German Shepherd! 1. Health Issues: Health issues are definitely an important factor when it comes to the size of your GSD. Large dog breeds can encounter health issues stemming from their size including hereditary diseases. Here are…

  • Do German Shepherds Talk

    Do German Shepherds Talk? 8 Noises Translated

    German Shepherds are amazing companions and loyal protectors. They also know how to get what they want by talking to you in their own unique language. They aren’t afraid to be vocal and will use their plethora of different sounds to alert you of their needs. From barking at the neighbor’s dog to whimpering for a treat, they are some of the most vocal canines out there. This article will dive into exactly what those noises mean and why they are so talkative. Do German Shepherds Talk? Technically German Shepherds don’t talk with words. But they do communicate by expressing themselves vocally. They will bark, groan, growl, moan, whimper and…