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  1. Long Haired German Shepherd or Samoyed?

    Dog Breeds
    Hi there! (My first post!!) Excited to talk dog breeds! I'm looking for a larger dog breed for my family of five. My husband and I, our kids (5 and 9) and our Birman cat Truffle. We are moving from a dense suburban area to a rural agricultural area in July where we will be living on 3 acres...
  2. Wondering about Border Collies, Aussies, & Old Fashioned German Shepards

    Dog Breeds
    We're looking into adopting a puppy in the future and I did some research on these breeds. However, I'm still unsure which would best fit our family. I'm looking for some advice from people who have owned, or currently own, these breeds -- even if they're mixed. Here's a bit about us: We are...
  3. German Shepherd mix never stops whining. Ever.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    You saw the title. My near-5-months-old German Shepherd mix never stops whining. It is the most annoying thing on earth and me and my family have tried every trick in the book and read every online article and we cannot get her to stop. I know dogs whine as a way of apologizing, alerting, and...
  4. My dog and his son

    Dog Training and Behavior
    First, let me introduce myself. I live in a small village in Bulgaria and take my dog out every day in a mountain. He is german shepherd and his name is Djaro. He is 3 years old and ever since he was 4 months I have been taking him out with people who have german shepherds as well in the...
  5. Red Circle on German Shepherd Belly

    Dog Health
    We just rescued a nine month old black german shepherd and noticed this red circle on her belly. [ See attached photo ]. She doesn't seem to be abnormally scratching and it doesn't seem to hurt her. There are a few red spots arounds it as well, Im just trying to be a good dog mama and figure out...
  6. Help! German Shepherd skin problems!

    Dog Health
    Hello everybody, I am desperate with my German Shepherd, nobody knows what it is and how to get rid of this disease that he has since a year ago...sometime he gets better and hair is growing back, but the old he gets seems that the worst is becoming these areas where he is loosing hair and not...
  7. Help Post Spay Infection???

    Dog Health
    We recently rescued a 9 month old black German shepherd. She was just spayed a week and a half ago and I am worried about her incision site. I'll attach a photo below. We've been keeping it dry/ cleaning it with warm water and a cotton cloth and it doesn't seem to be hurting her. Shes still in...
  8. Full German Shepard or mixed?

    Dog Breeds
    Hi guys! My name is Liz I’m from Arizona, US. Below are pictures of my dog Ava whom is female and currently 2 months and 2 weeks old. I got her from a family who’s dog just had a litter of 9 pups and they weren’t able to financially afford them, anyway I was told she was full breed German...
  9. What dog breed is this?

    Dog Breeds
    I've got this 3 months old dog. The guy my mom is dating gave him to me, he said it's a pure German Shepherd, does it look like a German Shepherd? I don't know about dogs so I'm asking you guys. If he's a German Shepherd is hi a blanket one? (Sorry for my English, it's not my first language)
  10. My Rescue Pup has a Lump at her Spay Incision

    Dog Health
    Hi Everyone, New to the forum and new to being a dog guardian (I had a dog as a child/teen but never as an adult). We just rescued the sweetest German shepherd mix (40 pounds, they think lab mixed in-anywhere between 2 and 4 years old they said) from the local humane society. She is a delight...
  11. My dog is depressed after being shaved

    General Dog Discussion
    My 2 and a half year old German Shepherd had a tick, so the vet shaved him. Now, he's depressed and I have no idea what to do to make it better. He's usually very playful and rolls on his back for belly rubs. Now, he'll rush to my side, sit and rub up against my leg, instead of jumping on me or...
  12. Need help choosing a gift

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi everybody... I've a huge problem... :-P In a few weeks, will be the birthday of a very close friend. In fact, I think that we are starting something more than a friendship, but Im struggling to find a nice gift. He likes running, but what he really loves is his doggy. Ive been thinking about...
  13. What breed is my pup?

    Dog Breeds
    Hi, This is my recently 1 year old pup named Ajax. We bought him off gumtree as a kelpie cross border collie cross blue heeler at 8 weeks of age but as he has gotten older we have noticed his fur in the neck, back legs and tail regions is more like a husky/malamute/shepard type hair. At 6-10...
  14. HELP American Stattfordshire Terrier with other dogs

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey guys I have a adult GSD and he is a total Alpha. I am thinking of getting some more pups and the first one to the gang is going to be a male Amstaff puppy 70 days old. Does anyone have any experience with Amstaffs and other dogs and breeds?? I dont want a situation where the new additions...
  15. Puppy Infested with Roundworm

    Dog Health
    Hi, Recently my 6 month puppy threw up on the floor and we noticed his vomit was infested with roundworms and immediately took him to the vet. This was a surprise to us because we had him de-wormed twice when we got him from a rescue, as well as, got his poop sent to a lab to make sure he did...
  16. What breeds do you think Kayla was?

    Dog Breeds
    We just put our baby of 15 years down a few weeks ago, and now we are starting over with new pups. But we've always wondered what Kayla was. Our best guesses were: Border collie, Australian Shepherd, German Shepherd, and who knows what else? Let us know what you think! We are hoping to find...
  17. My dog's Skin Disease

    Dog Health
    Help me with my dog's skin disease. It is a German Shepard and I have referred this issue to two veterinary surgeon, but issue hasn't solved yet. Partly bcz both suggests that I have to copper sulphate and some medicines externally applied. However my dog is little bit stubborn and doesn't...
  18. Teaching our GSD good behavioral skills

    Dog Breeds
    We have a two month old German Shepard dog, and have been trying to keep her from nipping while playing with humans. I know she is teething, and we've bought her bones and some stuffies to chew on, but she is getting too aggressive when playing with us. She hasn't broken skin yet, but she is...
  19. introducing dog to new pup?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    hello my nan got her new 8 week old cocker spaniel yesterday and we went round to go and see him last night and he has already settled into her house very well. today i want to try and take my 6 month old german shepherd to go and visit him, might be a bit early to introduce them together but we...
  20. Hi,

    Introductions
    Hi, look forward to being part of the community. I have 5 dogs. 3 German Shepherds, one dachshund and one orphaned dog. They are my babies.... They give me so much love and protection? Incredibly loyal too. I don't know what I would do without them. I am sure all of you who has dogs will know...
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