The Basics of German Shepherd Grooming

The German Shepherd Dog has a thick, medium-length double coat that sheds, a lot and constantly, so much that even his fans call him a “German shedder.” The undercoat sheds heavily in spring and fall, and the German Shepherd must be brushed and bathed frequently during that time to get out all the loose hair….

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German Shepherd Temperament and Personality

The ideal German Shepherd is direct, fearless and confident. When he comes from parents who have good temperaments and has been socialized to become familiar with many different people, sights and sounds, he is an intelligent, easy to train, devoted, protective and fun-loving dog. The German Shepherd is naturally protective of his home and property…

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German Shepherd Dog Overview

Rin Tin Tin, a pup found in a World War I battle zone, became the world’s first canine movie star, forever marking the German Shepherd Dog as one of the most easily recognized breeds. From his imposing size to his erect ears and dark, intelligent eyes, he has achieved legendary status as the ideal canine….

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German Shepherd Coat Colors

The Genetics of German Shepherd Coat Colors Concerning German Shepherd coat colors and various coat patterns the breed standard from the SV specifically states that: “The color of the GSD is in itself not important and has no effect on the character of the dog or on its fitness for work and should be a secondary consideration for that…

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Training a German Shepherd: 3 Time-Saving Tricks

German Shepherds are smart, agile, and capable of amazing feats, like this dog who saved a girl from a rattlesnake. It’s no wonder you’re eager to start teaching tricks to your new companion animal. However, if you’re working with a puppy, you have a massive task ahead of you: teaching advanced tricks to your German Shepherd puppy begins…

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Common GSD Disobedience Problems, And How To Take Control

Many German Shepherd owners complain that their dog doesn’t follow their commands, ignores their actions and voice signals, and much more. This is a common problem with GSD owners as this breed of dogs is very dominant. We all know German Shepherds as guarding dogs we see with police forces. Of course, these dogs are extremely…

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