German Shepherd

Crufts 2016 - The Good, the Bad and the (Cute but) Ugly

Cat Henstridge | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Henstridge

The biggest disappointment of the day for me was the German Shepherd who was crowned the Best of Breed. Really, I thought we had moved on from backs like playground slides. This conformation will only lead to hip displasia, spinal problems and an early death due to the inability to walk. I actually now rarely see GSDs this extreme in the 'real world' and was super surprised, and really sad, to see that they are alive and well in the show ring. Which just goes to show how far removed it is from reality.

Why Don't People Look at the Other End of the Dog Lead?

Clare Williams | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

I do accept that there are some badly behaved GSDs and Staffies out there and some have been responsible for some serious injuries. But it doesn't mean other breeds are necessarily "safer". It's just that the dog attacks involving Golden Retrievers or Cocker Spaniels don't make the headlines in the same way.

What Is the Point of Owning a Pet?

Xavier Toby | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

A long-time friend named Matt and his girlfriend Miranda got a pug. Too small to be a real dog, barks at its shadow, only eats fresh meat, still isn't toilet trained and looks like a rat whose face has been hit with a sledgehammer.

Grieving Dog Attends Daily Church Mass As He Mourns Late Owner

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

A dog whose owner died two months ago visits the church where her funeral was held every day in the hope she will return. Ciccio, a 12-year-old Ge...

Police Use Sniffer Dogs To Search For Missing Tia

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Police investigating the disappearance of missing 12-year-old Tia Sharp have taken a German Shepherd dog into the south-east London house where it is ...