• Jobs For Australian Shepherds
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    13 Best Jobs For Australian Shepherds

    Australian Shepherds are some of the most adorable dog breeds. They have pleasant personalities and are intelligent, social, and playful. But when talking about Aussies, you could say they are friskier than other breeds. This dog breed could easily spend an entire day playing. They are extremely active and need jobs to stay busy. Why Do Australian Shepherds Need Jobs? Owners should keep them engaged with positive and constructive activities (work). If left without exercise and stimulating activities, your Aussie could get bored. Their high energy and intelligence could translate to destructive behavior and frustrate you.  We are here to help. Below are ideas of jobs and stimulating activities you…

  • How To Keep An Australian Shepherd Entertained
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    How To Keep An Australian Shepherd Entertained? – 7 Tips

    Have you ever wondered how to keep your Australian Shepherd entertained? It’s no secret that Australian Shepherds are one of the most intelligent and active dog breeds. They require a lot of mental and physical stimulation to stay happy and healthy. As any dog owner will attest, dogs need exercise, plenty of it. And while that daily walk or run is important, it’s not always enough to keep your best friend happy and entertained. That’s where Australian Shepherds come in. These herding dogs were bred to work all day long, and they still have that same high energy level today. On the other hand, they are quite clever and have…

  • Australian Shepherd Growth Stages
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    Australian Shepherd Growth Stages – Monthly Size & Weight With Pictures

    The Australian Shepherds path to maturity will be a whirlwind of biting, chewing, cuddling, snuggling, scratching, licking, jumping, and loving cuddles. While their lifespan is longer than some larger dog breeds, they still only live around 12-15 years. On their journey from puppy to adult, there will be several key Australian Shepherd growth stages with exciting milestones for owner and dog to look forward to. They will make their way through several different levels of development as they grow taller and get heavier month by month. Australian Shepherd Growth Stages: This complete guide will will walk you through all of the growing stages providing you details and neat tidbits from…

  • Other Shepherd Breeds

    All About The German Shepherd Black Mouth Cur Mix

    Mixed dog breeds have become popular in the US. For example, the black mouth cur and German shepherd are popular breeds in households. Both of them have unique characteristics that make them stand out. A mix of these two dog breeds can give some amazing results. So if you already have one or are considering one to keep as a pet, here is all you need to know about it. Knowing The Parents Of German Shepherd Black Mouth Cur Mix As with any mixed breed, it is vital to know the traits of the parents to determine how exactly the mixed breed would be. For example, a German shepherd black…

  • Border Collie German Shepherd Mix
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    The Shollie: A Guide to the Mix of Border Collie with German Shepherd

    Looking for a guide to the mix of border collie with German shepherd? We’ve got the answer! Here we have a detailed guide that can help you. Read on. There are thousands of new dog breeds being created all the time. It can get really confusing. If you’ve ever wondered what you get when you mix a German shepherd and border collie, let’s take a look. This is a guide to the mix of the border collie with the German shepherd. A Shollie is what you get when you mix a German shepherd with a border collie. These dogs are really energetic, protective, and loyal. Like German shepherds, they do…

  • German Shepherd Pug Mix
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    German Shepherd Pug Mix – (Shug) Medium Dog Big Personality

    The German Shepherd Pug Mix is a modern cross between the purebred GSD and the purebred Pug. Also referred to as the “Shug,” it is a medium sized designer dog breed that has more recently become popular along with various other fashionable mixes. It combines the herding dog traits of the GSD with the even-keeled and charismatic temperament of the Pug. To better understand this mix, let’s take a quick look at each breed’s history. Both dogs have some amazing qualities and interesting backgrounds. History Of The German Shepherd: Between the two breeds, the German Shepherd came a couple of centuries later in the late 1800’s. It is a medium…

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    7 Interesting Facts About The Russian German Shepherd

    The Russian German Shepherd or East European Shepherd is a beautiful and majestic dog. It has an imposing demeanor and will definitely make you look twice. This large specimen has a dense thick double coat of fur that is built for the cold European winters. Mostly similar to the traditional GSD, the Russian version does have a few differences. Here are some cool and interesting facts about the breed. 1. It Goes By Several Different Names The Russian German Shepherd goes by several different names. In the United States it is known as the East European Shepherd. This is because of its origin in Russia or Ukraine. The Russian Kynological…

  • Old German Shepherd Dog
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    5 Old German Shepherd Dog Facts That May Surprise You

    The Old German Shepherd dog is a traditional style herding dog that existed in Germany as far back as the 1800’s. Although similar to the modern-day GSD, there are some differences. This is mainly due to the fact that it was bred solely for the purpose of working with Shepherds to herd flocks of sheep. As opposed to performance or show line GSDs. Here are 5 cool facts about these old timers that may surprise you! 1. They Are Known In Europe As “Altdeutsche Schäferhunde” In the country of Europe, they are referred to as Altdeutsche Schäferhunde. In English, this translates to “Old German Shepherd.” At the time, this was…

  • German Shepherd Mixed With Lab
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    German Shepherd Mixed With Lab – The Amazing German Sheprador

    The German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever are two of the most popular dogs on the planet. The GSD is known for its signature black and tan coat, supreme intelligence and loyalty to its owner. The Labrador Retriever is known for its affectionate, laid back and sweet countenance. Both large dog breeds are known for being great companion and family dogs. A German Shepherd mixed with Lab is the best of both worlds. This article will take a look at both breeds and why the combination makes such a great pet! German Shepherd Lab Mix Quick Stats: Breed Popularity: Semi-Popular Life Expectancy: 10 – 12 years Group: Herding/Sporting Height: 21.75 – 25.25 inches Weight: 52.5 –…

  • Tatra Shepherd Dog
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    7 Alluring Facts About The Tatra Shepherd Dog

    The Tatra Shepherd dog, or Polski Owczarek Podhalański, 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…