DNA Testing

Besides testing for hips and elbows, with formal evaluations through OFA and Germany’s a-stamp program, we also test our stud dogs with full DNA panels to ensure the healthiest possible breeding stock. Embark Vet DNA Testing Even though you may only want,...

Dog Food

People have a generalized idea that more expensive means a better product. When it comes to dog foods, this is far from truth. The holistic types of dog foods generally have flax. Flax is a common allergen for dogs, and is completely indigestible to the dog. Once a...

Senior Dogs

Senior Dogs and Longevity Your German Shepherd’s senior years start at about age 8. As our dogs age, their health needs change. Important considerations are diet, vaccines and management of any health concerns. Diet: By the time your dog has reached their senior...

The German Shepherd Standard

Standards There are many written standards for German Shepherd dogs. These standards change over time. Interpretation of standards and goals of a breeder shape future generations. Many breeders don’t think of how the standard applies to their own dogs, and not...

Priorities in Breeding

Our Priorities in Breeding: Temperament, Health, Intelligence, Working Ability, and Beauty!!!! When deciding to breed a litter, I look first at temperament…the majority of our pups go to families. Parents, grandparents, great grandparents…etc., have to have very good...