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New Pendleton SC Rescue Helps 20 German Shepherd Dogs Find Forever Homes

New Pendleton SC Rescue Helps 20 German Shepherd Dogs Find Forever Homes

“Whiskey’s Animal Rescue” is a new animal rescue in South Carolina. Their grand opening event was April 14, 2018 in Pendleton where they had 20 rescued German Shepherd Dogs, all rescued from a hoarder. According to their Facebook page, the adoption event

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Man Kills German Shepherd Puppy, Raises $14,000 Fraudulent GoFundMe

Man Kills German Shepherd Puppy, Raises $14,000 Fraudulent GoFundMe

Atlas was a beautiful German Shepherd puppy who died from hemorrhaging and numerous fractures. In only 3 months, the little puppy had suffered traumatic injuries at least 3 times before finally drying from allegedly being beaten to death. According to the Courier

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RIP Baxter, a Mt Sterling Police Department German Shepherd K9

RIP Baxter, a Mt Sterling Police Department German Shepherd K9

Baxter was a Mt Sterling Police Department German Shepherd K9 Officer loved by many school children who had served for 9 years. He was only 2 months away from retirement when he was tragically hit by a car. According to WKYT, the

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What Kind of Dog was in “Big Jake”? Was it a German Shepherd?

What Kind of Dog was in "Big Jake"? Was it a German Shepherd?

The dog in this Western Movie starring John Wayne was a “Rough Collie”. In the movie, the dog’s name is “Dog”. “Dog” is killed by a bad guy with a machete at the end of the movie. In real life, the dog’s

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What is the Life Expectancy of a German Shepherd Dog?

What is the Life Expectancy of a German Shepherd Dog?

On average, healthy German Shepherd Dogs live approximately 9 – 13 years. Some make it longer and many others pass before they are 9. My last German Shepherd, Fina, lived to 8.5 years of age when one day a tumor cut her

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German Shepherd Killed – $5,000 Reward Offered to Locate South LA Shooter

German Shepherd Killed - $5,000 Reward Offered to Locate South LA Shooter

On March 9, 2018, a German Shepherd named Champ was shot and killed in his own from yard in South Los Angeles. The shooting occurred around 10PM on East 91st Street. According to NBCLA, the reward is offered by PETA. Apparently, at

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German Shepherds 2nd Most Popular Breed of USA in 2017

German Shepherds 2nd Most Popular Breed of USA in 2017

The AKC released their Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2017 Awards on Good Morning America this week. The popularity content does not necessarily represent the actual number of dogs out there, but is based on AKC registration data. German Shepherds were #2

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DNA Sequencing Could Help Reduce Hip Dysplasia in the German Shepherd dog

DNA Sequencing Could Help Reduce Hip Dysplasia in the German Shepherd dog

Science has made tremendous progress in the past decade especially in the area of DNA both for humans and for canines. Recently, the University of New South Wales, one of the top research facilities in the world, has made monumental advances in

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Can German Shepherds Have Blue Eyes?

Can German Shepherds Have Blue Eyes?

You may have noticed that German Shepherds, as with many dogs, tend to have brown eyes. You may have wondered if this is a standard trait that never varies, or whether German Shepherds ever have blue eyes. Perhaps you even saw a

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Are German Shepherds Part Wolf?

Are German Shepherds Part Wolf?

Many people wonder if German Shepherds are related to wolves. You may even wonder if your domestic GSD has a significant percentage of wolf genetics. After all, this breed does somewhat resemble a wolf in size and physical makeup. But is your

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