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  1. Health Issues
    Hello. Hope all are fine. Recently my puppy had gotten a few bald spots on the front legs. Attaching pictures. Is this food allergy? Would be thankful if someone can guide me what is it and is it serious. There are about 2-3 of these spots
  2. The Senior Dog
    Bonnie is 10 years old and suffers with severe arthritis in her lower back and her left hip. She has been on gabapentin and moloxicam morning and night for a good 2 years. She is also an EPI dog who is on Diane's enzymes to be able to process her food through her pancreas. We almost lost her...
  3. Basic Care
    Thankfully she is perfectly fine in all aspects physically and internally she just did not like the thermometer part of the check up she made it loud and clear crying and jumping away and was very happy to leave after it🤣. The vet says she just has eye infections which is causing runny nose and...
  4. Health Issues
    I have 2 German Shepherds that tested positive for Clostridium Perfringens. This is their 3rd round of antibiotics ( metronidazole) . Dogs have been on a bland diet for weeks. Chicken / white rice / pumpkin and a probiotic .The bland diet helps with stools. Vet recommended to feed purina...
  5. Introductions & Welcome Mat
    Hi all, We recently bought a GSD puppy and he is 11 weeks old. Wanted to know what are effective ways to determine his overall health condition and his potential risks of getting elbow and hip problems as he becomes older? Also, if you have known any experienced vet specialized in GSD in...
  6. Health Issues
    Hi everyone, Here is my story about Buddy: My husband and I had only one dog. A German Shorthair Pointer (rescued at a pound.) We wanted to get another eventually but are rescue people so no rush just waiting for the right one to come along. Boy, did we ever have one fall into our laps. A 19...
  7. Health Issues
    This is my 3 year old girl Eevee and she has had these patches on her legs and thick scabs. Can anyone help me out and take a look at these photos and help me out? thanks!
  8. Finding the Right Puppy
    Hello everyone. Just joined the community and I'm looking forward to learning from all of you. I was raised with German shepherds and spend a large portion of my adolescents training and working these dogs with wonderful results. But one thing that plagued my dogs were pretty severe health...
  9. Health Issues
    Hello all, Posting here because I am at my wits end on how else to go about this. I have 2 shepherds, brother and sister, both just turned 3 years old recently. Sorry for the long post but trying to be detailed. A month or so ago, our male German shepherd started having really bad night time...
  10. Basic Care
    Hi all! I was just wondering if any of you had good recommendations for some paw "balm" or other assistance with German Shepherd's paws. My pup is over a year old now and we live in Tennessee (for those of you who don't understand the significance of that, it means the weather changes 20 times...
  11. Basic Care
    Hey guys, i'm looking for advice on spaying our female GSD/Collie mix. I have had contradicting good advice from lots of people (including vets), which lead me to read myself silly online (which didn't get me far), so I was wondering if you guys could help with some up to date first hand...
  12. Health Issues
    Hello everyone, I hope you and your fluff companion are all well. I am a first time GSD owner and I was wondering how much do GSD usually sleep. To give a bit of context, my husband and I have a 18month called Rudy, absolute charm. On a daily basis we take him on 2 very long walks where my...
  13. General Puppy Stuff
    Hey there, I am new to this group. I am getting a west German show line puppy next month. His parents have been tested and clear for Hips and HD: The ratings for the dad are :- HD/ED: normal (preliminary) DM: A - CLEAR ZW: 77 Show Rating: VP1 (Very Promising) and for the mother are...
  14. Puppies/Raw Diets
    Hi guys, I just got female GSD (4 mths old), i want her to be healthy and provide her with the best nutrition, so can someone tell me what would a healthy meal would be like, and how the eating schedule would look like? thank you
  15. Health Issues
    Hi everyone! So I have a (75-80lb) 7 year old German Shepherd that seems to have an ear infection. I have already set an appointment for him to be seen but the date is not as close as I would like it to be for him to be seen (01/19). I'm still trying to call other veterinarians for a closer...
  16. General Information
    My 9 year old shepherd has a fistula on her rear end. I've tried the cone of shame (she freaks out with that); I tried the inflatable doughnut, but she still can reach; I tried the diaper, but everytime she has it on she pees in it. I was wondering if anyone has any other ideas or has tried...
  17. Health Issues
    Hi all, My family has been looking into getting a GSD puppy for a little over half a year now. The litter we are looking at currently has a single male, but he was just diagnosed with a grade 3 murmur when they were all taken to a normal vet to get checked on for a allergic reaction at 7.5...
  18. Puppy Behavior
    Hi all! I’m new here :) My fiancé and I just rescued a GSD puppy around 4-5 months of age on Halloween. He’s been adjusting beautifully and is one smart cookie. We adore him. Over the last 2 days we have both noticed an occasional limp. All signs seem to point to pano but I was wondering if any...
  19. Health Issues
    My dog recently developed a weird looking lump on his testicles. Is this something I should worried about...
  20. Basic Care
    Talla was just spayed Monday. We have had a cone on her since she got home. Its called a "Zencone" and is like fabric and plastic. Everything was fine her incision looked fine this morning. But just a little while ago I noticed that she was able to bend the cone to lick her incision. I put an...
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