GSD Care

Do German Shepherds Like to Swim?

Do German Shepherds Like to Swim?

Adele from our A litter “phoned home” not long ago along with this incredible video of her swimming!!! Not all German Shepherds like to swim. Her mom, Aura, does not swim. She is fine getting her feet wet up to her elbows.

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Should you get a show line dog even if you’re not going to show dogs?

I should, but I do not show dogs. Nearly everyone that contacts us looking for a pup says that they are not looking for a “show dog”. When I first heard the term, I pictured some dog getting a manicure (or pedicure?),

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GSD Puppy Issues and FAQ

Below are problems I’ve heard of with puppies that are around 7 weeks old or older. These are not all problems I have personally experienced. For the most part these are questions I’ve had myself and just haven’t had time to turn

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Can a German Shepherd Be Left Outdoors?

Some people considering a German Shepherd puppy want to know if they can leave the dog outdoors. I have heard this question here once or twice. Thankfully, with the particular line of GSDs that we have here, this is not an issue

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How To Tell if your German Shepherd is Pregnant

How To Tell if your German Shepherd is Pregnant

This story is a bit different than you will find on the rest of this blog. It is primarily here to be informative for other people surfing the web and asking the question “How To Tell if your German Shepherd is Pregnant”.

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Aura After Some Exercise

Aura After Some Exercise

If you’ve been following this blog at all or are a GSD owner you know that exercise is a mandatory part of any German Shepherds life. When Aura was in the 18- 24 month old age range, if I didn’t get her

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Preventing dog bites

Preventing dog bites

Thankfully, the GSDs I have owned have been great animals. Aura even has a temperament title. She is protective, yet i can take her to a playground. So what causes German Shepherds to bite, and how can bites be prevented? Almost every

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The Importance of High Quality Dog Food

Our “A” litter was born 6/1/2013. By now all of the pups feeding dog people food should be in the 40-50lb range and eating 4-6 cups of high quality puppy food each day. It can be heartbreaking to see a dog eating

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What we feed our German Shepherds

What we feed our German Shepherds

Below you will find a word on food and treats: Before they went home: We introduce various supplements to mom while she is pregnant, such as eggs, puppy food, cottage cheese, etc. She also gets various vaccinations as prescribed by the Doctors

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How much should a German Shepherd cost?

At 8 weeks old, German Shepherd puppies usually range from $600 to $5,000, depending on their bloodline, breed type, show potential, pedigree, etc. Older puppies with additional training from responsible breeders often cost more. If you are not familiar with the huge

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