Month: June 2017

Bloat in German Shepherds

Bloat in German Shepherds is more common that you think. Bloat is extremely painful, and it can kill your German Shepherd within minutes! Sadly, this health problem is common among big and deep-chested dogs like the Labrador Retriever and the Great Dane. Signs of bloat in dogs need …

Stop Your German Shepherd From Eating Fast

Does your German Shepherd eat too fast? Know how to stop your German Shepherd from eating fast! German Shepherds love food, and while this trait makes them trainable, too much voraciousness can lead to health problems. Not only can their love for food lead to obesity, but it …

Spaying Dogs: Should You Have Your German Shepherd Spayed?

Should you have your German Shepherd spayed? Spaying dogs is the most effective pet birth control method. Not only does this procedure control pet population, but it can also come with health benefits. However, it also comes with some health risks. What are the advantages of Spaying Dogs? …

Pyometra in Dogs

Did you know that older intact female dogs can suffer from a deadly disease called Pyometra? Pyometra in dogs is a disease that needs to be treated immediately. What is Pyometra in Dogs? Pyometra in dogs is a life-threatening infection of the uterus. The disease got its name …

Ice for Dogs: Is It A Good Idea for Your German Shepherd?

Hot days can make your German Shepherd feel uneasy and uncomfortable. Then you wonder: is ice for dogs a good idea? Will giving your German Shepherd ice be safe? Let’s face it. Dogs do not sweat like we do and this makes cooling down harder for them. Dogs …

My German Shepherd Has Dewclaws? Should I Have Them Removed?

Dewclaws are like thumbs in dogs. Most dogs have them on the front paws, but some also have them at the back. Dewclaws are often found high up the leg and usually don’t reach the ground. They are found more often on the inner side of dogs’ legs, …