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Are Big Dogs Hard To Handle?

What is it about large breeds that appeals to most people?   Is it there docile, yet devoted temperament?  Maybe it’s the fact that they are an ideal home and personal security measure.  Or maybe some people just get along better … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Dog’s Weight

  Don’t think that just because your sleek and beautiful German shepherd comes from the finest most superior German bloodlines, that it can’t end up becoming as obese as any other dog.  A dog, just like it’s human, can be … Continue reading

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Is There Such A Thing As Too Many Treats?

If you think that there is no such thing as too many treats for your dog think about what happens to you or any other human being, that eats too many treats.  Bad teeth, bad skin and obesity.  All of … Continue reading

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Where Should Your Dog Sleep?

Knowing full well that a child with a dog has found a family friend for a lifetime, and you would certainly never want to do anything to discourage that relationship, should you let your family dog sleep with your child?  … Continue reading

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Traveling Long Distances With A Pet

No matter how much you feel your dog may possess a super character, even the best behaved animal can have issues with traveling – particularly when it involves long distances.  It can get so bad for some animals in fact, … Continue reading

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The Dietary Needs Of A Show Dog

It’s no surprise that winning German Shepherd show dogs come from superior German bloodlines.  No matter how stellar a dog’s bloodline and background are however, without the right care, maintenance and food, a show dog stands little chance of taking … Continue reading

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Teaching Your Dog Obedience Skills

No matter what kind of dog you prefer, you can’t deny that some dogs simply take to training better or more quickly than other dogs. German Shepherds, for example not only have incredibly super character, but they are quick to … Continue reading

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The Basics Of Owning A Puppy

Major rule number one, about getting a puppy is this: puppies potty.  They go indoors, they go outdoors and everywhere in between.  Get used to it, get over it, it’s their job… They’re are dog.  Some dogs train easier than … Continue reading

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Will Your Kids And A New Dog Get Along?

What are the chances that your child is going to get along with a new pet?  A lot depends on the child and an awful lot can depend on the pet, as well.  The family dog is a member of … Continue reading

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What To Know About Owning A Pet

  There is no denying that owning and caring for a pet is a huge responsibility.  It is a good way for children to learn what responsibility and having someone else depend on you is all about.  Our family dogs, … Continue reading

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