• First Time German Shepherd Owner
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    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
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    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…

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    Are German Shepherds Good Running Partners?

    German Shepherds are amazing dogs that excel in many different areas. Not only do they make great family companions, but they are also extremely athletic and agile dogs. While they may not be able to keep up with a Greyhound, they are no slouches when it comes to speed. But what about when it comes to a nice run or a jog? Are German Shepherds good running partners? Yes, German Shepherds are the perfect companion for someone who loves running. They are smart, loyal and will never leave your side when trained properly, except for that occasional potty break. Due to their herding dog nature, they love to stay busy…

  • 5 Month Old German Shepherd
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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…

  • 3 Month Old German Shepherd
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    3 Month Old German Shepherd Behavior & Care Tips

    A 3 month old German Shepherd puppy is still cute but not the tiny little fluff ball it was just a month or two earlier. Its already went through some major changes. At this stage, the juvenile delinquents are almost a foot tall and “pawsibbly” getting into some trouble. Hide your socks and shoes because these little guys will be chewing anything they can get their little paws on. You’re going to need plenty of chew toys, lots of patience and consistent training to keep these guys under control. Here are some helpful tidbits on their behavior and changes along with some care tips to prepare you along the way!…

  • 2 Month Old German Shepherd
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    2 Month Old German Shepherd Behavior & Care Tips

    You will have a hard time finding many things cuter than an adorable, fluffy little 2 month old German Shepherd puppy. With their cute floppy little ears and fuzzy paws, they are a bundle of energy, joy and happiness. At this point they have already made it through some significant changes during their first month of life. But many more stages in development are yet to come. Here are some important behavior and care tips to help you along the way! Overall Behavior: An 8 week old German Shepherd puppy has already reached some significant milestones. They have already navigated the waters of the neonatal stage and are into the…

  • 1 Month Old German Shepherd
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    1 Month Old German Shepherd Behavior & Care Tips

    There is nothing cuter than a little 1 month old German Shepherd puppy. They are new to the world, ready to explore and beaming with life. The cute little fur balls will be the center of attention wherever they go. During their first 4 weeks of life, they will go through some big changes. They are only a pint size version of their big strong and athletic adult future self. But there will be plenty of adventure and tons of tail wagging so be prepared. Overall Behavior: A 4-week-old German Shepherd puppy has made it through the newborn stage of development which is approximately the first two weeks of their…