Poop is a funny thing. When you add a picky to poop German Shepherd to the mix, it gets even funnier. Why? Because if you’ve been around the breed for as long as I have, there is one thing you know with certainty, and it’s that they tend to be the pickiest of poopers. It’s […]
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How do I Make My German Shepherd Less Aggressive?
Nobody wants an aggressive dog. And, even less desirable, is an aggressive German Shepherd who can seriously hurt whatever he’s aggressive towards. These dogs are powerful animals with incredible bite pressure, speed, and agility, which are just a few of the reasons why they’re commonly used in police K9 units. We’ve personally been on both […]
How To Stop A German Shepherd Puppy From Biting
We are currently raising our second German Shepherd Puppy, which is the puppy pictured below. Her name is Mocha Latte Von Frappuccino, or just Mocha for short. It has admittedly been about 10 years since we’ve had a puppy as a family member and I’m being reminded of just how much those little teeth hurt. […]
How To Get My German Shepherd To Lose Weight
There are numerous reasons why you might need your German Shepherd to lose weight. And, this is something that we’ve had to do in the past with a GSD who is sadly no longer with us, and something we’re getting ready to do again with our 10 year old Shepherd who is a tad over […]
How Do I Rescue A German Shepherd?
Adopting an animal that needs a home is a noble thing to do. To understand the simple fact that there are so many homeless dogs, cats, and other pet-worthy animals out there and want to help out is a great thing. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start and how to find the […]
How Do I Potty Train My German Shepherd Puppy?
We have successfully potty trained a few different dogs and have recently done it again with our 9 week old German Shepherd Dog. Yes, it is totally possible to potty train a young puppy. She’s to the point now where she cries at the door when she has to go outside, scratching at the door […]
When Will My German Shepherd’s Ears Stand Up?
We’re on our third German Shepherd and have more experience with ears standing up, or not, than most GSD parents do simply because one of our dogs was a mess. Our first purebred GSD, named Jumbo because, well, he was very large, didn’t have ears that would stand up. He was an adult when we […]
When Will My German Shepherd Calm Down? (And How To Calm One Down)
We’ve been the proud parents of three different German Shepherd Dogs since my wife and I have been married, and of course we’ve also had dogs when we were children as family pets before we even knew each other. Our first German Shepherd was an adopted adult with really bad hips, another is a 10 […]