• German Shepherd Heat Cycle
    Health & Nutrition

    German Shepherd Heat Cycle

    The German Shepherd heat cycle is a critical stage in their development that begins when they are an adolescent and continues through adulthood. If you are a first-time owner, it is extremely important to know the ins and outs of this cycle so that you can be prepared. This complete guide will walk you through each stage so that you…

  • Can German Shepherds Eat Bananas
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    Can German Shepherds Eat Bananas?

    An all-natural diet full of fruits and vegetables is a great way to keep your dog healthy and thriving. However, some fruits are good for your dog and some aren’t. But what about one of America’s favorites? Can German Shepherds eat bananas? Yes, German Shepherds can eat bananas in moderation. Large dog breeds like the GSD can safely consume a…

  • Can German Shepherds Live In Hot Weather
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    Can German Shepherds Live In Hot Weather?

    Thinking about moving with your German Shepherd to a location where hot weather is the norm? Before you take the next step, make sure you know exactly what to expect when you live in the heat with your dog. This guide will give you all of the necessary information to prepare you and your pooch for the dog days of…

  • Health & Nutrition

    Do German Shepherds Get Cold?

    German Shepherds are amazing dogs with warm hearts and a propensity to love and protect. But how does that big, fluffy double coat of fur stack up against the frigid weather outdoors? Do German Shepherds get cold? Yes, German Shepherds do get cold just like humans do. However, they can tolerate some extreme temperatures outside. Their thick, dense, double coat…

  • How To Make German Shepherd Back Legs Stronger
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    How To Make German Shepherd Back Legs Stronger?

    The German Shepherd has a reputation for having weak hips. Normally, this can be attributed to their sloped back which increases the risk of hip dysplasia. Other conditions such as degenerative myelopathy or osteoarthritis can also play a role. Whatever the case, no one wants to see their beloved GSD struggle with walking or getting around. But fortunately, there are…

  • DDR Wertmessziffer Rating System
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    DDR Wertmessziffer Rating System – See Exactly How It Works

    During the Cold War era from 1949 to 1989, a unique system was used to rate DDR German Shepherds in East Germany called the DDR Wertmessziffer Rating System. It was created out of necessity since breeders didn’t have many choices when it came to breeding stock. They wanted to make sure that they picked the best candidate for producing puppies.…

  • DDR German Shepherd
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    DDR German Shepherd – 7 Fascinating Facts About The Breed

    The DDR German Shepherd or East German Shepherd is a beautiful dog with a work horse mentality. Bred meticulously for specific traits like power, athleticism and tracking abilities, these amazing canines have a history that goes back to World War II. There is a lot to learn about this rare version of the GSD aside from their beauty and elegance.…

  • Isabella German Shepherd
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    Isabella German Shepherd – Extraordinary And Rare Dog

    Isabella is a royal name dating back to the middle ages. It has a beautiful feminine quality about it that reminds us of romance and nobility. The name means “devoted to God” and originates from the name Elizabeth. Many royals have represented the name including Isabella of France who was referred to as the “She-Wolf” of France. So, what is…