Affinity for the German Shepherd


Beautiful, noble and intelligent, the German Shepherd dog plays a variety of different roles. From service dog to police K-9... to loyal companion and family protector.

These magnificent animals are an integral part of our society.

German Shepherd at Sunset

Breed founder, Captain Max von Stephanitz, set about looking for a dog that existed only in his mind:

"...firm of nerve, attentiveness, unshockability, tractability, watchfulness, reliability, and incorruptibility together with courage, fighting tenacity and hardness."

At a dog show, he discovered a clever and tenacious wolf-like canine and knew he was onto something. His dream was soon realized and the amazingly versatile GSD became reality.

German Shepherd BreedThis site is designed to be a resource for information on the Alsation. The kind of site I was seeking when choosing a puppy of this beautiful breed.

Are you lucky enough to be owned by a GSD?

Here you will find valuable resources and information on the AKC's second most popular breed in America.

Common Dog Health Problems GSDStick around, and you will discover many fascinating facts about these amazing dogs, including:

GSD Dog Breed Information and Behavior

Why were they bred and what are their common traits? Sometimes called german shepard German Shepherd Trainingor german shephard, what are interesting German Shepherd facts?

Choosing a good breeder (avoiding backyard breeders), or finding a GSD Rescue Group.

How do I go about training a german shepherd puppy and what are the best GSD puppy collars? Is there a growth chart?

Working DogsWhat are common dog health problems and what dog nutrition guidelines do I follow? Discover what you should NOT feed your GSD.

Puppy Names and Obedience Training
What should I name my puppy and how can I teach her manners?

German Shepherd PuppyA working breed, German Shepherds play many roles in society, including guide dogs, guard dogs, dogs in the military, K9 police dogs, search and rescue dogs and sheepdogs.

This site is inspired by and dedicated to Schatzi...

"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.

You are his life, his love, his leader.

He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart.

You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."



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