Expert Tips for Raising a Happy German Shepherd

Expert Tips for Raising a Happy German Shepherd

Welcome to the journey of raising a happy German Shepherd! Families that decide to invest in one of our puppies receive our Puppy Handbook with extensive information. These intelligent and loyal companions are known for their remarkable qualities, and with the right guidance, you can ensure a fulfilling and joyful life for your furry friend. […]

Fun Games You Can Play With Your German Shepherd

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German Shepherds are known for their intelligence, loyalty, and boundless energy. These qualities make them fantastic companions for various activities, including playtime. Engaging your German Shepherd in fun games not only keeps them physically active but also mentally stimulated. Here are some exciting games you can play with your German Shepherd to strengthen your bond […]

The Health Benefits of Owning a German Shepherd

The Health Benefits of Owning a German Shepherd

Did you know owning a German Shepherd can be good for your health? German Shepherds are known for their loyalty, intelligence, and protective nature, but they can also provide their owners with a variety of health benefits. All German shepherd lovers will tell you that it’s a given that their dogs make life better, but […]

How German Shepherds Think


The bond that you share with your German Shepherd is very close. It may seem like your dog can read your mind. In truth, your GSD is very intuitive and can pick up on your moods and emotions. German Shepherds are intelligent and highly trainable dogs that have a strong instinct to work and please […]

Famous German Shepherds


The German Shepherd, also known as the Alsatian, is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. Known for their intelligence, loyalty, and versatility, German Shepherds have served in a variety of roles throughout history, from police and military work to search and rescue operations. As a result, many German Shepherds have become […]

German Shepherds Throughout History and Culture


The German Shepherd dog is a medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. This breed has been around for centuries and is loved by millions of people around the world. But how did this iconic breed get its start, and why do millions of people love them? Keep reading to find out.   […]

Puppy shots, What do you need to know.

Vaccines come in two categories, core and non-core vaccines. Core vaccines include rabies and the DHPP combination vaccine. (There are variants of this vaccine such as DAPP and DA2PP. DHPP stands for Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, and Parvo.) These are very serious and totally preventable illnesses. All dogs must get the core vaccines. Non-core vaccines include […]

The History of German Shepherds

Dog has been man’s best friend for thousands of years, but we’ve only had a little over a century to become acquainted with German Shepherds. At Golden Ridge Farms German Shepherds, we’ve based practically our entire lives around the breed of dog. We have extensive knowledge about everything German Shepherd, and wanted to take some […]

What are the German Shepherd Designations and What Do They Mean?

Did you know that German Shepherds have different designations? Sometimes, it can become confusing to know what all the different letters behind the names actually mean. Although they are all wonderful dogs, it helps to know a little more about the types of German Shepherds out there so you can make the best decision.    […]

How to Keep Your German Shepherd Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer heat can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for your German Shepherd. German Shepherds have thick coats that keep them warm throughout the winter but can easily cause them to overheat during the summer. Additionally, like other dogs, they don’t perspire, so they need the help of their owners to keep them cool. Follow these […]