To take care of a German shepherd puppy, make sure the animal gets a lot of social interaction with both humans and other dogs, give the dog a lot of exercise through play and work, train the dog to use the bathroom outside and make sure it gets plenty of water and thre...
Dogtime.com recommends estimating the total amount of food based on its expected adult weight with the goal of gaining 1 to 2 grams per pound each day. Puppy foods vary based on composition and most brands provide a recommended amount based on weight. Because puppies gr...
The weight of a German Shepherd puppy depends entirely on the age and sex of the dog. At 1 month of age, the average German Shepherd male weighs just under 10 pounds, while a female weighs about 7. By 2 months of age, a male puppy weighs 20 pounds.
German shepherds are good dogs for people who want a pet that is strong, athletic, active, an effective deterrent and intelligent. Breeding, training and condition of life before introducing a German shepherd into a home are characteristics that can change the dispositi...
German shepherd puppies are found at local rescue groups and animal shelters. There are also German shepherd rescue centers that train the dogs before owners adopt them.
The most popular names for German Shepherd dogs are Daisy, Buddy, Lucy, Cooper, Bailey, Snoopy and Max, according to The Dog Channel. Charlie, Molly and Sadie are also popular names.
The best way to adopt a German shepherd for free is to work with your local animal shelter or breed rescue. Some of these organizations occasionally waive adoption fees.