Month: April 2017

Caring for Senior Dogs: Tips on Taking Care of Your Senior German Shepherd

Caring for senior dogs isn’t really difficult. Senior dogs may require different care compared to middle-aged dogs and puppies but it’s not that hard. But when are dogs considered senior? According to veterinarians, a dog is considered a senior when he or she turns seven years old. During …

CPR for Dogs: Doing a CPR on Your German Shepherd

Do you know how to do a CPR on your German Shepherd? CPR for dogs is something you should know as an owner. Accidents can happen anytime and knowing how to do it may just save your dog’s life. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or CPR is a procedure that is …

How Much Water Do German Shepherds Need?

Does your German Shepherd drink enough water each day? How much water do German Shepherds need anyway? Generally, a normal and healthy dog needs to drink 0.5 to 1 oz. of water per pound of body weight daily. This means that an 80-pound German Shepherd needs 40 to …

Yeast Infection in Dogs: Dealing with Yeast Infection in Your German Shepherd

Yeast Infection in dogs isn’t very uncommon. Although this health condition is often seen in Bulldogs, Shar Peis, and some Brachycephalic dog breeds, yeast infection can affect German Shepherds too. The Immune System and the Development of Yeast Infection in Dogs Yeast infection or overgrowth often happens to …

Nope, Dogs Do Not Like Hugs! Do You Hug Your German Shepherd?

Do you hug your German Shepherd? Study shows that most dogs do not like hugs! Not only do our four-legged but buddies dislike it, they hate them, too! In the study led by prominent animal behaviorist and researcher Stanley Coren, dogs only put up with hugs because they …

Ear Mites in German Shepherds

Ear mites in German Shepherds are not uncommon. Even with their ears perked up, German Shepherds can still pick up these pesky microscopic mites. Ear mites are scientifically known as Otodectes Cynotis mites. They can be found in different animals such as ferrets, cats, and dogs. Ear mite …