GSD FAQs

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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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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Can German Shepherds Eat Raw Eggs?

Can German Shepherds Eat Raw Eggs?

Raw chicken eggs from a trusted source are safe for German Shepherd Dogs to eat. They’re very digestible and full of amino acids, vitamins and nutrition. I have fed my shepherds raw eggs at breakfast time for 15 years. Salmonella, E. Coli,

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What is the Best Pinch Collar for a German Shepherd?

What is the Best Pinch Collar for a German Shepherd?

The best pinch collar for a German Shepherd Dog is Herm Sprenger Pinch Collar. Herm Sprenger patented the collar in the 1800s and they’re loved by dogs and used by trainers worldwide. Herm Sprenger collars are German engineered, made in Germany, chrome

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Why Do German Shepherds Have a Mole?

Why Do German Shepherds Have a Mole?

The black dot on a German Shepherd Dog’s face is not a mole or a beauty mark, it is a genetic inheritance in coat appearance that often leaves a black circular patch of hair. Underneath it is a collection of nerves, and

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How Often do German Shepherds Shed?

How Often do German Shepherds Shed?

German Shepherd Dogs are a double coated breed with a top coat and an undercoat. They shed 365 days a year, however, twice a year they shed their undercoat which produces a tremendous amount of hair. This usually occurs in the spring

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