German shepherd dog


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German shepherd dog

a large muscular dog with medium length, double coat of tan and black, erect ears and bushy tail. The breed has been used widely as a working dog in police and military activities and as a guide dog for the blind. It is predisposed to epilepsy, giant axonal neuropathy, pituitary dwarfism, hip dysplasia, pyoderma, anal furunculosis, pancreatic insufficiency, pannus, persistent right aortic arch, subaortic stenosis, eosinophilic myositis and von Willebrand's disease. Called also Alsatian.
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But thick-coated breeds, such as German shepherd dogs, can more than cope with everything that the British climate can manage to throw at them.
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Clyde Valley German Shepherd Dog Club's championship show, Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell, 10am.
His relatives said in a statement: "He will be sadly missed by all his family, friends and loyal German Shepherd dog Rex.
QMY German Shepherd dog weighs about 18lbs but I have been told she should weigh about 26lbs.
Jayne Shenstone, of German Shepherd Dog Rescue, a national network which re-homes German Shepherd dogs across the UK, said: "No one I know was approached to re-home these dogs.
Jayne Shenstone, of German Shepherd Dog Rescue, said: "No one I know was approached to re-home these dogs.
GLEN is a one-year-old German shepherd dog who is finding life in kennels rather difficult and desperately needs a new loving home.
Q Our six-month-old German shepherd dog always does his 'business' at the same spot in our garden.
An emaciated German shepherd dog was discovered by an RSPCA inspector in a filthy house in Birmingham, magistrates were told yesterday.

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