German Shepherds are an incredibly popular breed, known for their bravery and intelligence. They are a breed that needs a job to do, whether as a service dog or as a highly trained companion.
Teaching your dog to shake is a great party trick and one that is easily taught. You can even get the kids involved. Most children over the age of 7 years can be taught basic training techniques and in fact many children are more persistent than adults when it comes to training the family pet!
If your dog has intestinal worms, then any of the worming treatments can be used. There is no worming treatment that is 100% effective. Heartworm is more challenging to treat. Killing the worms can cause even more inflammation in your dog's blood vessels, and his symptoms may worsen significantly. For this reason, treating them is a two-step process.
A tough, stylish and durable collar is an important purchase, and having the correct lead can make a huge difference to the enjoyment and safety of the walk for both you and your dog.
Bloat in dogs is a common and often fatal emergency, but a preventative gastropexy is a way you can greatly reduce the risk of it happening.