Category: Health & Care

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 …

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 …

Skunk Spray Remedy: What to Do If Your German Shepherd Gets Skunked

Has your German Shepherd ever been skunked? This skunk spray remedy can help get rid of the stench! Dogs can be very curious and this can sometimes lead to trouble. Like other dogs, German Shepherds like following their noses. Dog noses are so powerful that they can even …

How to Get Rid of Fleas on Your German Shepherd

Knowing how to get rid of fleas on your German Shepherd is important especially if you live in a hot and humid area. Fleas are small and fast creatures that measure from 1/16 inch to 1/8 inch. There are more than 2,000 kinds of fleas around the world …