8 tips to care your German shepherd dog

1> Keep your shepherd's weight down. Overweight dogs will have more health problems, including heart trouble and arthritis.

2> Learn what health problems are associated with this breed: Von Willebrand's disease (a blood disorder), glaucoma, torsion (stomach bloat, a very serious emergency), cataracts, calcium gout, chronic pancreatitis, hip and elbow dysplasia, epilepsy, hemophilia, slipped discs and retinal atrophy.

3> Brush your German shepherd daily if possible. This breed sheds year-round and heavily twice a year when the undercoat comes out.

4>Bathe the dog infrequently; shepherds don't require special grooming and can be washed at home.

5> Make sure to trim this dog's nails regularly - every two weeks - to prevent foot problems.

6> Remember that German shepherds are eager to please and very intelligent. You must be consistent and firm while training them.

7> Keep your shepherd indoors or out. Remember that she'll be much happier indoors with the family, since these dogs prefer to be with their pack.

8> Be prepared to enjoy a good 10 to 13 years with your shepherd, as this is the average life expectancy for a German shepherd.

You'll Need:

  •     Dental Kits (for Dogs)
  •     Dog Bones
  •     Dog Brushes
  •     Dog Dishes
  •     Dog Food
  •     Dog Leashes
  •     Dog Shampoo
  •     Dog Tags
  •     Hand Vacuum Cleaners
  •     Nail Clippers For Dogs
  •     Reduced-calorie Dog Food
  •     Dog Shampoo

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