So, you purchased a German Shepherd Puppy near Chicago for Christmas, now what? He or she is bored and wants something to do. It's cold outside and you don't want to be outside all the time. When bad weather hits, it is more of a challenge to provide adequate exercise and mental stimulation to burn off the energy of an...Read More
So you purchased a German Shepherd Puppy, now what? Teaching your German Shepherd Puppy tricks can be fun, exciting, and a great way to bond. Below are some fun tricks to teach your German Shepherd Puppy. Speak This one usually comes a bit easier than one might expect. Get your puppy excited, or even a bit noisy an...Read More
In the not so long ago past spaying and neutering dogs when they were young pups was not uncommon. Spaying females before their first cycle and neutering undescended males was an accepted practice. It was routine to take your puppy into a veterinarian’s office and schedule the surgery in the not too distant future. A...Read MoreConsiderations for Spaying or Neutering Your German Shepherd Puppy, How Long Should You Wait to Spay or Neuter Your German Shepherd Puppy?
When it comes to German Shepherd dogs most people think that one of their finest qualities is herding. Most likely their thinking is linked to GSDs being grouped in the herding group at conformation events. However, it might surprise you to know that GSDs are also one of the best all-purpose working dogs. GSDs have an ...Read MoreWhy German Shepherd Dogs Make Good Working Dogs
One of the best things we can do for children is to expose them to situations that draw on empathy. This helps them develop into emotionally well-rounded, empathetic adults. One way to do this is to have a dog in the family. Dogs are naturally caring, and full of empathy. Puppies are fabulous for children, as they help...Read MoreWhy German Shepherd Puppies Are Great for Families With Children