German shepherds are intelligent, hard-working dogs that require regular grooming, hip x-rays as they age, and a good job or task to perform, since they were bred as working dogs. Raise a healthy German shepherd with tips from a certified dog trainer in this free video on dog ownership.
Hello, my name is Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg, from Miami Dog Training. In this clip we're going to talk about, how to care for a German Shepherd. German Shepherds are one of my favorite dogs, and one of my very first favorite dogs. Super intelligent, and hairy, as you can see, so grooming, regular grooming is definitely necessary. They tend to have hip problems as they get older, so that's something that you're going to want to look out for, get their hips X-rayed after two years old. They're serious working dogs, German Shepherds, so giving them a job can be essential in them living out their life to their fullest. So sometimes what I'll do with Tuffy here, is put a backpack on her, and let her work. Giving her a job, and giving her something to do with her energy, is definitely essential in a working breed, and this is the number one working breed. This is Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg, and this has been, how to care for a German Shepherd.