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German Shepherd Health

dog health manual

German Shepherd health problems, indicators, and remedies are fully covered in the site-owner's unique 75+ DIN-A4 pages MYGERMANSHEPHERD Health Manual - The 31 Most Common German Shepherd Ailments and Treatments AT A GLANCE.


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What is not hyperlinked below, is in the MYGERMANSHEPHERD Health Manual nonetheless.

Content of the MYGERMANSHEPHERD Health Manual:*

Important Introductory Notes to The MYGERMANSHEPHERD Health Manual
1. German Shepherd Dehydration
2. German Shepherd Hip Dysplasia (Hip Deformity)
3. German Shepherd Elbow Dysplasia (Elbow Deformity)
4. German Shepherd Bloat or Gastric Torsion
5. German Shepherd Digestive Disorder (Gastroenteritis, Pancreatitis, etc)
6. German Shepherd Anal Infection (Perianal Fistula or Anal Furunculosis)
7. German Shepherd Panosteitis (Bone Disease)
8. German Shepherd Arthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)
9. German Shepherd Ear Infection (Canker or Otitis Externa)
10. German Shepherd Eye Infection (Conjunctivitis, Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis, etc)
11. German Shepherd Dental Disease or Gum Inflammation (Periodontitis, Gingivitis, etc)
12. German Shepherd Paw Thickening (Interdigital Cysts, Pyoderma, and Granuloma)
13. German Shepherd Hind Leg Weakness (Posterior Paresis, Paralysis)
14. German Shepherd Blood Disorder (von Willebrand's Disease)
15. German Shepherd Lumbosacral Stenosis (Cauda Equina Syndrome)
16. German Shepherd Bacterial Skin Infection (Dermatitis or Hot Spots)
17. German Shepherd Immune System Disorder (Hypothyroidism)
18. German Shepherd Epilepsy
19. German Shepherd Skin Allergies
20. German Shepherd Tumor (Malignant Neoplasm or Hemangiosarcoma)
21. German Shepherd Non-Infectious Eye Problems
22. German Shepherd Diarrhea
23. German Shepherd Degenerative Myelopathy (Degeneration of the Spinal Cord)
24. German Shepherd Heart Muscle Disease (DCM, SAS, Heartworm)
25. German Shepherd Obesity
26. German Shepherd Bladder Infection (Urinary Tract Infection or Cystitis)
27. German Shepherd Soft Tissue Trauma or Soft Tissue Damage
28. German Shepherd Diabetes
29. German Shepherd Vomiting
30. German Shepherd Kidney Failure or Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)
31. German Shepherd Kennel Cough or Infectious Tracheobronchitis
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  12 Responses to “German Shepherd Health”


    This book is brilliant!! I’ve only had it a couple of weeks and have referred to it quite a few times now for peace of mind! Fantastic thank you.


    I’ve registered for the periodical and get them e-mailed to me. What do I need to do to get a free copy of the Health Manuel?


    Thanks, a must read for all GSD owners/lovers!! Can’t get enough of this kind of brainfood for my Heidi!

    ps…I just became an official MEMBER!!! and love the first interview straight away! All should do the same; well worth the pennies. Thanks again Tim, keep up the terrific work.


      Thanks Debbie, you got my email ;-)
      Just realizing, you posted here on GSD Health page, I always forgot to write it somewhere: The Interviews and Reviews actually cover pure health topics too, yes, it’s not all training related.
      Although there is a mix in some Reviews anyway, the first purely Health Interview and Review will be #4. :-)

      I can’t say much yet but I assume one couldn’t even BUY that knowledge and information even if the dog owner visited (and paid) three different vets!
      Obviously without my Reviews that won’t become apparent though.


    Some great tips and advice for treating skin conditions. Sammy has been to the vets several times but the treatment only lasts a short while. I will be trying your suggestions and hopefully Sammy will be on the mend soon. Thankyou



      I hope so too Teresa. Just keep antibiotics away, apply the antiseptic three times a day, and tell me how it goes.


    Hi Tim,
    Jedi is on antibiotics after contracting an intestinal virus he likely contracted from drinking free standing water in our yard. He really scared me because he stopped eating/drinking for two days, was totally lethargic, and had bloody diarrhea and vomiting. I really thought he may have contracted parvo. He is due to be vaccinated this week for parvo virus. Saturday I took him in and the vet diagnosed him with an intestinal virus and prescribed the antibiotics. He has had three pills so far. Dosage is twice a day for a week.I am hesitant to continue with them after reading one of your books on avoiding antibiotics. Do you think I should toss them or continue this prescribed regiment? Also, I was informed that GSD’s have more sensitive digestive tracts and skin than other dog breeds. I didn’t know that. I’ m learning all the time. Thanks so much for all you do, it is much appreciated.



    Tim, I forgot to mention Jedai is 16 weeks, I know I posted his age to you on another area with a different question I had, but don’t expect you to remember.



    Gotcha, thank you.

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