Category: About German Shepherds

German Shepherd Colors: What Is The Color of Your German Shepherd’s Coat?

Are you familiar with different German Shepherd colors? The breed comes in a variety of coat colors, thickness, length, and texture.  However, not all colors are accepted by major kennel clubs. Here are different German Shepherd colors that exist. German Shepherd Colors #1: Black and Tan The most …

Why Your German Shepherd’s Nose Turns Pink

What would you do if your German Shepherd’s nose turns pink? German Shepherds have black noses. You may find it worrisome to see your pet’s nose becoming lighter. The loss of pigmentation is common in dogs, as they turn older. Climate, bacterial infection, skin disorders, and even health …

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, …

Do Dogs See Color? What Colors Do Dogs See?

Dog dogs see color or do they see in black and white? How do dogs see the world?  It was once believed that dogs only see in black and white and this myth was debunked only recently. Do Dogs See Colors? If They Do, Do They See the …

Basic Anatomy of Dogs: German Shepherd Body Parts

Are you familiar with German Shepherd body parts? Different breeds look different from each other but all dogs retained the same basic anatomical characteristics. Knowing the different German Shepherd body parts can help you accurately pinpoint your German Shepherd’s issues to a veterinarian or a dog trainer. If …

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 …

The History of German Shepherds

German Shepherds are known for their intelligence, strength, and versatility. And as the breed’s enthusiast, you may be curious about the history of German Shepherds. How were they created? Who was the first German Shepherd Dog? Standardization of Dog Breeds During the 1850s, attempts were made to standardize …