Month: November 2016

Parvo in German Shepherds: What is Canine Parvovirus?

Canine Parvovirus (CPV) is a disease often seen in German Shepherd puppies. CPV or Parvo is a highly fatal viral disease in young puppies. This disease is highly contagious. The CPV attacks rapidly dividing cells in a dog or puppy’s body – severely affecting and destroying the intestinal …

Why Do Dogs Dig? Is Your German Shepherd A Digger?

Is your German Shepherd a digger? So you found your German Shepherd digging in the garden. It can be cute and funny at first – until your GS decides to destroy your whole garden. Why do dogs dig anyway and how can you stop them? Reasons Why Your …

How To Stop Your German Shepherd From Biting and Nipping

Like some shepherds and cattle dogs, German Shepherds seem to be nippers and sometimes called land sharks for that. This behavior can be nasty so here are some tips on how to stop your German Shepherd from biting and nipping! Teething German Shepherd puppy Just like all puppies, …

Understanding German Shepherd Words, Terms and Abbreviations

As a German Shepherd owner or enthusiast, you might have heard about different German Shepherd words, terms, and abbreviations that may or may not make sense to you. This post should help you determine the meaning of each term and better understand the breed. General German Shepherd Words …