Jan Ryan

name A dog lover and professional breeder, Jan Ryan has extensive experience in raising and caring for dogs. The German Shepherd has gained a worldwide popularity due to its excellence in obedience, outstanding working ability and physical fitness. This article offers all the basic German Shepherd information including its history.

Learning The Right Way To Groom A German Shepherd

27th March 2008
Even if you don't bath your German Shepherd often, regular grooming is essential. By maintaining proper grooming procedures you can reduce your dog's chance of having skin problems while keeping the coat shiny. It is best to maintain grooming every night,... Read >

Raising A German Shepherd Puppy: A Survivor's Manual

25th February 2008
German Shepherds have an image problem of being inherently vicious when, in fact, they aren't. They were never bred to fight other animals or human beings. They were bred, however, to be extremely obedient and willing to please. So, if you ever read about... Read >

Basic German Shepherd Information

23rd January 2008
The German Shepherd dog has a relatively short history though it is a well-loved and well-worked dog today. The breed began in Germany in 1899 and was registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1911. By World War I, over 48,000 German Shepherds wer... Read >

Mean German Shepherd Dogs? Don't Believe The Hype!

22nd January 2008
When Al Gore testified before Congress after his movie An Inconvenient Truth was released, the Congress jokingly accused him of being a movie star. "Rin Tin Tin was a movie star!" Al Gore retorted. "I just have a little slide show." Rin Tin Tin was a fict... Read >