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Snapchat Filter Puts a Bag on Your Dog’s Head

Snapchat Filter Puts a Bag on Your Dog's Head

A new Snapchat filter released in February 2019 allows you to snap a picture of your cat or dog with a bag on its head. I can’t say I understand the point of this but I did go ahead and use the

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President Donald Trump Praises German Shepherd Dogs at MAGA Rally in El Paso Texas on February 11, 2019

President Donald Trump Praises German Shepherd Dogs at MAGA Rally in El Paso Texas on February 11, 2019

“There is Nothing Better Than a Good Old Fashioned German Shepherd.” – Donald Trump On February 11, 2019, President Donald Trump was speaking to an audience in El Paso, Texas at a MAGA rally. While speaking about new drug detection technology, Trump

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USPS German Shepherd Dog Stamps Coming in 2019

USPS German Shepherd Dog Stamps Coming in 2019

The United States Postal Service will have “Forever Stamps” featuring military working dogs available in 2019. The stamps will feature 4 types of dogs: German shepherd, Labrador retriever, Belgian Malinois and Dutch shepherd. The stamps will come in booklets of 20 stamps

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What Kind of Dog is “Bear” in “Person of Interest”?

What Kind of Dog is "Bear" in "Person of Interest"?

The dog named “Bear” introduced in the CBS series Person of Interest in season 2 is a Belgian Malinois named “Boker”. However, later in season 2 and in future seasons additional dogs played “Bear”. Graubaer’s Boker The Belgian Malinois that played “Baer”

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Idaho Police Rescue Runaway German Shepherd

Idaho Police Rescue Runaway German Shepherd

A runaway German Shepherd in Star, Idaho is now at home thanks to the quick-thinking of two local police officers. On January 22nd, 2019, officers Alan Speakes and Sean Darlymple saw what they thought was a coyote on the side of Idaho

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Free Copy – The Illustrated Standard for the German Shepherd Dog

Free Copy - The Illustrated Standard for the German Shepherd Dog

A March 24, 2016 post on Shawlein.com offered up a free copy of the first 25% of the book, The Illustrated Standard for the German Shepherd Dog. The website went down but thanks to the Wayback Machine I was able to grab

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The Judge’s Booklet: The German Shepherd Dog Standard by GSDCA

The Judge's Booklet: The German Shepherd Dog Standard by GSDCA

Poking around on the web today I bumped into The German Shepherd Dog Club of America’s Judges’ Booklet. Download the booklet here. This is a great book which describes the German Shepherd’s Breed Standard in detail. Please note, this booklet is from

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What Happened to Shawlein.com?

What Happened to Shawlein.com?

The website on Shawlein.com went down in early 2018. I monitored the site to see if it would come back up, and, it never did. After it was abandoned the domain itself completed its lifecycle and went back up for sale, so,

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Can German Shepherds See in the Dark?

Can German Shepherds See in the Dark?

German Shepherds, and most other dogs, can see well at night and in low light. Their ability to see in the dark is mostly due to reflective tissue behind the retina called tapetum. 3 reasons your dog sees better than you in

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Should I Shave my German Shepherd?

Should I Shave my German Shepherd?

No, you should not shave a German Shepherd unless it is for a health or medical reason, such as shaving a hot spot to treat it. Except for humid climates, their undercoat keeps them cool and shedding is best managed by brushing.

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