Helping owners to successfully raise their dogs to be happy, healthy, and well behaved

The Complete Guide to German Shepherds

Expert Advice, Tips, and Information Covering:

  • German Shepherd Saga - History of the Breed
  • Is a German Shepherd Right for You?
  • German Shepherd Stigma - Dispelling the Myth
  • Getting Ready for Your GSD
  • Being a German Shepherd Parent
  • Socializing Your GSD
  • Exercise - Physical and Mental
  • Teaching Commands
  • Correcting Unwanted Behaviors
  • Nutrition and Health Care
  • Grooming a GSD

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In This Book You Will Learn...

  • What to do Before your GSD Arrives

    Most new owners are not prepared for the arrival of their new GSD and that can lead to costly mistakes.  Learn how to prepare your home so you are ready to keep you new German Shepherd feeling safe, happy, and healthy.

  • How to Correctly Train your German Shepherd

    Written by experienced owner David Daignault; this book covers all aspects of training your new German Shepherd: from house breaking, to commands, and dealing with unwanted behaviors like excessive chewing, barking, and socialization issues.

  • Basic and Advanced German Shepherd Care

    This book covers topics as basic as grooming, brushing, nail and teeth care,  As well as more advanced topics like German Shepherd specific disease risks and aging dog care.

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About the Author:

David Daignault:

David Daigneault has been living a dog’s life for the last five years. That’s when the runt of a German Shepherd litter named Cody came into his life. David never suspected that so much energy, coupled with extreme stubbornness, could be wrapped up in a fur coat on four legs. David found that raising a German Shepherd from a puppy is a two-way education. Yes, the dog picks up a few tricks along the way, but the human learns so much more. David and Cody have failed obedience classes together, spent time frustrating personal dog trainers, and throughout it all discovered that most of what you need to know can be found right in your own back yard.

When not looking at the world through a German Shepherd’s eyes, David is a freelance writer plying his trade creating everything from video game scripts to whimsical love letters. In a previous life he was a television producer and journalist for more than twenty years.

David wrote ‘The Complete Guide to German Shepherds’ in the hopes that people will read it before they bring a German Shepherd puppy home. After that it’s too late.

David lives with his wife Shelley, and Cody, in Ontario, Canada.

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Chapters Include:

  • German Shepherd History
  • Determining if a GSD is the Right Breed for You
  • Debunking the German Shepherd Stigma
  • Getting Ready to Bring Your GSD Home
  • The First Few Days and Weeks with Your New German Shepherd
  • Being a Proud German Shepherd Parent
  • House training
  • The Social GSD
  • Dealing with Disagreements Between Pets
  • Exercising Your GSD
  • Command Performance
  • German Shepherd Jobs (Working Dogs)
  • Correcting Unwanted Behaviors
  • Traveling with GSD's
  • Meeting Their Nutritional Needs
  • Grooming Techniques
  • Basic and Advanced Health Care
  • Living with an Aging German Shepherd

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