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Do German Shepherds Behave on Farms?

I have had 2 German Shepherd Dogs and I can say that both have been excellent around other animals. Except for cats that is. Well, my first GSD, Fina, was great around cats. We...

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Best Deshedding Tool for German Shepherds

For 13 years I have used numerous combs and brushes on my German Shepherds. Today, I tried the Furminator for the first time and was AMAZED. If you are looking for German Shepherd shedding...

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What do you call a Husky and German Shepherd mix?

There is no formal name for a Siberian Husky and German Shepherd mix; they are technically a mixed-breed or crossbreed, although, some people refer to them as a Gerberian Shepsky, Siberian Shepherd, or Husky...

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What is National Dog Day?

National Dog Day is celebrated annually on August 31st and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year and acknowledges family dogs and...

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Do German Shepherds Attack Chickens?

While a German Shepherd dog may initially have the urge and prey drive to capture and kill a chicken, with exposure and training they can be trusted to coexist with chickens without harming them....

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Can German Shepherds get Megaesophagus?

While rare, the German Shepherd dog can indeed get the condition megaesophagus. Today someone brought to my attention a 10 week old puppy. This puppy is a German Shepherd who was born with megaesophagus....

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Are Furminators on Amazon Fake or Counterfeit?

The Furminator on Amazon.com is an amazing de-shedding tool for dogs of all types, including German Shepherds. As of August 2015, nearly 7,000 people have reviewed the Furminator, with nearly everyone giving the tool...

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Are Pronged Dog Collars Cruel?

I once thought that pronged dog collars were cruel. One day I overheard 2 trainers talking. One stated to the other “A pronged collar is simply the kindest thing you can do for some...