Category: Health & Care

Diarrhea in Dogs: What to Do If Your German Shepherd Has Diarrhea

Is your German Shepherd suffering from diarrhea? Diarrhea in dogs can be caused by different factors. It may be caused by ingestion of odd materials, viral or bacterial infections, or serious diseases. A watery or loose stool is what we call a diarrhea. It is an indication that …

Hip Dysplasia in German Shepherds: Signs, Treatment, and Prevention

Hip Dysplasia in German Shepherds is not uncommon. German Shepherds and other large dog breeds are at a greater risk of this condition. About 19% of German Shepherds will develop hip dysplasia, according to the Orthopedic Foundation on Animals. What is Hip Dysplasia? Hip dysplasia is a congenital …

4 Common Health Issues in German Shepherds

What are the common health issues in German Shepherds? German Shepherds are very recognizable and noble dogs. The breed’s intelligence and temperament make them great police dogs and service dogs. For all these admirable traits, they can suffer from breed-associated health problems. Perianal fistula in German Shepherds Perianial …

Parvo in German Shepherds: What is Canine Parvovirus?

Canine Parvovirus (CPV) is a disease often seen in German Shepherd puppies. CPV or Parvo is a highly fatal viral disease in young puppies. This disease is highly contagious. The CPV attacks rapidly dividing cells in a dog or puppy’s body – severely affecting and destroying the intestinal …

Keep your German Shepherd Dog Safe This Halloween

While Halloween is a holiday most of us look forward to every year, celebrating it with precaution is a must – especially if you have dogs and little ones. Here are some tips to keep your German Shepherd Dog safe this Halloween. Consider where to put candles and …

Taking Care Of Your German Shepherd’s Teeth

Taking care of your German Shepherd’s teeth is very important to your dog’s overall health. Your German Shepherd’s teeth may accumulate tartar over time and will need to be cleaned occasionally. There are different ways to clean your German Shepherd’s teeth including: Having them clean or brushed during …

Tips to Minimize Shedding in German Shepherds

Want some tips to minimize shedding in German Shepherds? German Shepherds are jack of all trades. They’re adorable, intelligent, strong, good with kids, and very versatile. Unfortunately, that much awesomeness comes with a price – they are heavy shedders. Sometimes, we call German Shepherd fur “magical fibers of …

Study Shows That Early Neutering Can Cause Health Problems For German Shepherds

In a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Davis, it was found that early neutering can cause health problems for German Shepherds. German Shepherd dogs have been known for their versatility, intelligence, strength, obedience, and loyalty. For these amazing traits and undeniably striking looks, the German …