The history of the German Shepherd Dog

The history of the German Shepherd, in comparison to other breeds, is a relatively recent tale. However, a century is all it took for this breed to secure it’s place as the top breed for canine protection. The UK Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club and the Canadian Kennel Club have all consistently ranked the […]

Introducing Your Protection Dog to Babies

Whether it is the introduction of a new protection dog into a home with an infant, or the introduction of a newborn child into a home that already owns a protection dog, the initial introduction is important in establishing a good relationship between your protection dog and your child. A well-trained dog should already be […]

The Pros and Cons of Taking Your Protection Dog to a Dog Park

Dog parks are often in found in urban areas as means for dog owners to let their dogs exercise off-leash and to socialize with other dogs. However, the benefits incurred by dog parks may not necessarily out-weight the problems that they create. The first and foremost benefit of dog parks is that off-leash exercise is […]

West German versus DDR Czech Line Import German Shepherds

It has been nearly 20 years since the reunification of Germany in 1990, preceded by the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989. However, a divide still exists, even today, between the German Shepherd bloodlines that were recovered after the Second World War. From 1949 until 1990, Germany was divided into the Deutsche Demokratische Republik […]