Category: Health & Care

When and How to Induce Vomiting in Your German Shepherd

German Shepherds love to eat, and they would sometimes gobble up things they’re not supposed to, or worse: things that could harm them. This is why knowing how to induce vomiting in your German Shepherd can be very useful. Even with all the precautions and dog-proofing, your German …

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 …

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 …

Types of Mange in Dogs: Treatment for Mange in Dogs

Did you know that dogs can suffer from two different types of mange in dogs?  While it is heartbreaking to see your German Shepherd lose his fur due to the itch, there are different treatments – including essential oils – that are effective in treating mange. Types of Mange …