Did you know that the German Shepherd Dog rates as number 40 on the OFA's rankings of hip dysplasia out of 100 different breeds? From these stats, only 4% of German Shepherd Dogs are rated as "EXCELLENT" Hip conformation, and 19% have rated as dysplastic from over 107,698 GSD's tested. Here is the chart from the OFA's website.
In 2012 we starting trying to give back to our community and to all of our Paw Pals!
This is a great article that gives you a complete understanding of the puppies mentality from birth on. This article was written by Ellen Dodge.
I am taking a new approach to this blog page! I have renamed it GSD Articles! This page is going to be set up for me to write informative articles on raising puppies and keeping up to date with your adult German Shepherd Dog! I will also be posting pics and other information here as well! I would like to know what everyone would like to see here?
What information are you needing? tips and pointers on raising a German Shepherd puppy, and activities or health concerns for your adult German Shepherd dog? Information with common questions and concerns will be approached here! I am very excited to start this new blog and hope others will find the information helpful!