Category: GSD Care

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Is Chocolate Bad for German Shepherd Dogs?

Chocolate is poisonous to German Shepherd Dogs but your adult Shepherd only ate a candy bar they will probably be fine other than the potential for an upset stomach or diarrhea. With the average...

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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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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...