Are you new to the GSD or just getting your first dog? This section is here to help answer and direct you to the answers to your questions. MEMBERS CANNOT POST TO THIS FORUM.
If you are a new member and would like to introduce yourself this is where to be.
Share photos of yourself and companions here.
Life With Our Dogs
Topics that do not fit into any of the other categories.
Share personal stories & experiences with a GSD.
Share special accomplishments, events, traits and characteristics here.
This is the place to wish Happy Birthday and Gotcha Day to our Dogs. Let's celebrate each year of their lives!
Share your memories of the companions & friends we have loved and lost.
Dedicated to Millie and her best friend Donna who stimulated much converstation on the last day. This is the place to ask questions and share experiences.
Get & give info on events and clubs in your, or other, areas.
The Puppy Place
Questions & Advice on the search for the right puppy for you.
Questions & advice on choosing the right breeder.
General forum for questions and comments about your puppy that don't fit elsewhere.
All aspects of puppy training.
Behavior relating specifically to puppies. Is this normal?
All aspects of feeding for healthy puppies.
Information on how to start and feed a raw diet to our puppies.
Discussions on puppy physical development and socialization to bring out potential.
Questions about those ears go here.
Training & Behavior of the GSD
Discussions on the many different methods we use to train our GSDs.
This is the place to ask all those "how do I teach my dog to" sit, focus, heel, etc..questions.
Discussions on what equipment works best for what and where can you buy that equipment? Should you use a prong, halti, or flat collar? Where can you find the right size crate for your GSD? Ask here.
Good or bad? Ask your behavior questions here.
Post any questions or concerns regarding aggression shown by GSDs.
Need help finding a good trainer? Ask others to help you out here.
GSD Rescue Information
These dogs are currently living in High Kill Shelters and need immediate rescue! (Pure Bred GSD postings only)
(Pure Bred GSD postings only)
Questions, comments or anything else related to rescue. (No dog postings please)
Health & Wellness
General questions and comments about your dogs health.
All topics relating to diet & nutrition including home cooked diets.
All aspects of feeding B.A.R.F./Raw diets
Grooming, vet check-ups, spaying & neutering, dental hygiene, etc...
Trade your favorite gourmet recipes here.
Love those seniors, discussions on old age.
All things natural.
For posting hip x-rays for evaluation and education. Photos must by no larger than 800X600.
Questions & comments on the process of becoming a breeder.
Questions and advice on how a responsible breeder handles the pregnancy and whelping and what it takes to raise a well-balanced litter
All aspects of breeding the German Shepherd Dog.
All discussion relate to GSD bloodlines and pedigrees.
The "Breed Standard," includes appearance and temperament. Discussion here.
All questions and comments relating to the genetics of the breed.
To help gain a better understanding of GSD conformation. Please read the rules before posting
Schutzhund/IPO and Protection Sports Schutzhund/IPO; SDA; French, Mondio and Belgian Ring; PSA
Competing with your dog, discussion goes here.
Anything regarding the sport of herding goes here.
Anything regarding the sport of agility goes here.
Nosework / Scent Work/ tracking/ trailing discussion, all venues welcome.
Discussion relate to the (conformation) showing/exhibiting.
Discuss any dog sports not listed above including dock diving, flyball, skijoring, lure coursing, hiking, biking, etc.
Stories, experiences, information and questions Search & Rescue and the GSD.
Guide, therapy and service dogs add hope to lives. Experiences, comments or questions.
Everything relating to K-9 Cops, their training, selection and......
For dogs working in the military around the world
Everything related to personal protection dogs.
GSD Classifieds We neither endorse nor stand behind these vendors or their claims/products.
Do you have something you just don't use anymore? Offer your used equipment and items to other members here. Dog related items only, please! There are no sales of dogs on this forum - posts will be deleted.
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StoriesI love to play piano and Hunter would come in and plop down under the piano when I’d start to play. Sometimes he’d sing along (loved Rachmaninov). Sometimes he’d critique - I knew I needed more practice if he’d leave lol. I miss him so much. I have some “piano” friends who commented on how...
Health IssuesHello to the forum. I registered in hopes that there may be more loving pet owners with a similar situation and who may be able to direct me to the latest sources of information regarding Hemangiosarcoma. I lost my boy Klaus on Sunday evening to this horrible disease. I brought him into the...
Health IssuesHi all, I am hoping some one can provide some support to what i believe is a giant injustice regarding my white female gsd, who just turned 8. She was prescribed antibiotics for a u.t.i. which she was on for about a month. on a subsequent visit the vet said I had to have rabies as it is state...
Show those HipsHello, I have a weird situation that’s really worrying me. Long story short I have an 11.5 week old German Shepherd female who weighs about 15 LBS. Last Sunday we noticed she started limping and running sideways. Her gait was super off. First thing we did was make an appointment with our vet...
Health IssuesMy boyfriend and I have two 15 week old GSD puppies and Apollo has been significantly sick since we brought him home. A week or so ago he started doing something that the vet said was “reverse sneezing”. This past sunday we took him in for his final parvo shot and his rabies vaccine. Sunday...