German Shepherd Health Care
Regular visits to the vet, good all natural (grain free) diet, plenty of exercise outdoors, and
quality rest all contribute to keeping your German Shepherd happy and healthy.
The following articles will share with you information regarding all of
these topics and more. Like our training articles the health section
is updated often.
Current Health Care Articles
How Important is Exercise? We know
regular exercise is important but how often should you exercise your GSD? What kinds
of exercise give you the most "bang for your buck?" Learn the answers to these questions
Joint Problems and How to Avoid Them. Joint
health is important. Health problems like hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia are common
among German Shepherds.
Buying a Proper Dog Bed for Your German Shepherd
Giving your GSD a proper bed to sleep on can prolong life, help with possible joint issues,
and help them recover from a hard days work faster. Learn more about how to select a killer dog bed here.
von Willebrands Disease. This is a hereditary
disease found in German Shepherds and is a type of hemophilia in dogs.
The Best Diet for Your German Shepherd. A high quality diet is critical to
keeping your GSD in top shape. Learn more about appropriate canine diets here.
Dog Treadmills. Canine Treadmills
or dog mills are built specifically for dogs to run on. While using a human treadmill
is an alternative they are not specifically designed for the gait of a dog like
canine treadmills are. They are safer for your dog to use because of the specific
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