History of the German Shepherd

July 11th at 2:55pm
History The German shepherd dog's forebears most likely lived in Germany as early as the 7th century. Even back then, stock-haired dogs were used for a variety of activities. A German Shepherd Dog's main job was to herd and drive the shepherd's flock of sheep, but it was also expected to defend an...

Temperament of the German Shepherd

July 4th at 5:34pm
A German Shepherd Dog is unlike any other purebred dog in that it may be used in so many various ways. Originally bred to herd and guard sheep, the German Shepherd is now utilized as a police, military, and customs service and protection dog, as well as a rescue and therapy dog, an avalanche search...

Is it possible to have a working German Shepherd dog as a family dog?

June 27th at 5:34pm
The German Shepherd is a popular family dog due to its loyalty and dependability toward humans. In fact, a well-behaved and well-exercised four-legged pet is an excellent companion and partner, making it ideal for living in a family. A properly-socialized German Shepherd is very affectionate toward...

The appearance of a German Shepherd

June 21st at 1:34pm
The German Shepherd is a medium to large dog breed with a shoulder height of 60 to 65 cm in males and 55 to 60 cm in females. His well-balanced body recalls his background as a working and utility dog. A German Shepherd is powerful and well-muscled, but he appears sporty and agile at all times. Any...

Health and breeding of the German Shepherd

June 7th at 1:34pm
Unfortunately, as the breed's popularity grew, so did the number of ailments common to the breed. For instance, "hip dysplasia" (HD), which affects many dog breeds today, was initially identified in a German Shepherd. Another joint condition that the breed has to deal with on a regular basis is "elb...

A German Shepherd is a fun-loving family dog

May 26th at 1:34pm
A German Shepherd's adaptability allows him to be enthusiastic about practically any type of dog sport, thus agility and dog dancing are just as ideal as obedience. His keen sense of smell qualifies him for work such as tracking or mantrailing. It is also advised that family Sheepdogs receive traini...