About German Shepherd Dogs

German Shepherd Dog Breed Information The German Shepherd is currently listed as the third most popular dog breed registered with the AKC.  This dog resembles that of its ancestor, the Wolf, and was originally bred to be the ideal hurting Shepherd and guard dog. Although this breed went through several name changes during World War I, mainly due to its German heritage, it was officially renamed the German Shepherd and recognized by the AKC in 1931. And while its popularity…

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How To Treat Dog Fleas and Parasites Effectively It is important for German Shepherd dog owners to give priority to dog fleas and other parasites. Fleas can cause some serious health issues for dogs, including flea allergies and dermatitis. Dog flea allergies are quite common, when your dog is bitten by a flea and he is allergic to it, you will find he will have hairless patches of skin. Most dog owners think the bald patches are just from the…

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new dog owner

Avoiding Common Errors New Dog Owners Make   Are you a new German Shepherd dog owner? Bringing home your first puppy can be a very exciting time, but it can also be a challenge. If you have never owned a dog before, it can take some time to get used to the responsibility of caring for a dog. During the time when you and your puppy are getting to know each other, it is likely that you will make mistakes,…

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Dog Breeds

Dog Breeds From Around the World When it comes to pedigree or purebred breeds of dog there are literally hundreds to choose from. Dog breeds are generally characterized by the category of dog, such as sporting dogs (gun dogs), non-sporting dogs, working dogs, herding dogs, retrievers, hounds, scent hounds, sight hounds, toy dogs, terrier dogs, big dogs, small dogs, miniature dogs and even more rare breeds of dog! The American Kennel Club – AKC, recognizes over 150 types of dog…

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Best Breed of dog

Choosing The Best Breed of Dog for Your Family   Thinking of getting a new dog? Have you considered what are the best dog breeds suited to your home and family? When it coming to choosing your new dog breed it’s a personal choice however certain breeds of dog lend themselves to certain family situations than others. An active family will prefer and active dog that can participate in all the family fun. There’s no point in getting an active…

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