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Total GSD Newsletter, Issue #004 --Want to learn more?
August 23, 2006
Hi everybody,

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Total GSD Newsletter - September 2006 The best German Shepherd Dog information available, and all in one place. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Health Issues:

Featured Health Page:

What is Hip Dysplasia and why should I be concerned about it?

Hip dysplasia affects many different breeds throughout the world - the German Shepherd included. Best described, dysplasia is caused whenever .......

Read more about Hip dysplasia here:


Puppy Issues:

Featured Puppy Page:

The German Shepherd ear taping process - helping those stubborn GSD puppy ears up

Puppy ear taping is often an important procedure in the development of the GSD puppy ear carriage. Ear taping is an important process that does not need to be done with all German Shepherd puppies, but .......

Read more about German Shepherd puppy development here:


Newly added pages to our site that you might want to check out are:

GSD Trivia Questions and Fun Facts

These trivia questions could also be helpful when used at any dog related event such as a dog show, German Shepherd related fund raiser, etc.

and GSD sports and activities

Includes articles about specific Dog Sports activities as well as "how-to" stories giving dog sport enthusiasts who own German Shepherds practical ideas on how to improve the quality of their training, competing, or simply how to begin in the first place.


Visit our New GSD FAQ page:

Great information for the novice owner and all other dog lovers as well. Find the answers to many of the most common questions that we are frequently asked about our German Shepherd Dogs.


Our GSD Wish List

Total German Shepherd is now collecting Purina dog food weight circle donations to help out various GSD rescue organizations throughout the US and abroad.

Everyone who uses Purina Pro Plan or Purina One or any other Purina dog foods should carefully save the weight circles from their bags.

Not sure what we're talking about? There are some Purina weight circles (photo examples) on our site at:

You can send your weight circle donations to the address below:

Weight Circle Donations: Total German Shepherd Weight Circles,

929 Maple Street,

Carrollton, GA 30117

Total German Shepherd will collect and redeem the weight circles and donate the accumulated Purina "checks" to various GSD Rescues throughout the country which can be redeemed for various rewards, including checks for veterinary services and for food.

Please help us to help all the valuable GSD rescue organizations in their effort to save, give veterinary treatment, behavior and training help and eventual rehoming of each and every dog in their program. With your help in the saving of these tiny paper circles, we can all help so many less fortunate German Shepherds.


Enter our GSD Photo contest

Total GSD is looking for more pictures of your beautiful German Shepherds to include on our website. Photo credit will be given to all photos chosen. All we ask is that you send in clear and colorful, non-copyrighted personal photos of your German Shepherds only, in various settings: while at play, work or wherever. The best photos showing the most character will be chosen. For more info, contact us at our contact form on our website at any time. And good luck to everyone.


Fun and games with your GSD:

Teach your GSD to play frisbee. There are many reasons to teach your German Shepherd to play frisbee and Iíll list a few of them .......

Read more here:


New 2007 German Shepherd Calendars:

Need a gift for the German Shepher lover in your life? German Shepherd Dog calendars are always a cherished and desired year-long gift.

See many of our GSD calendars here:


Let us know what else you'd like to see in our newsletter and on our website as well. We'll do our best to add it.

Thanks so much. German Shepherds Rule!


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