Tag: Health Problems in German Shepherds

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 …