Cheryl May's German Shepherd Dog page


GSD Articles

  • The Education of Lacy
    Raising and Training a GSD Puppy. This is the training diary of my first six weeks of working my German shepherd puppy for obedience and agility.

  • Reflections on the Standard of the German Shepherd Dog by John Ayotte.

    German Shepherd postcards

  • German shepherd postcards - Send a free electronic postcard - options for every occasion, all with a German Shepherd motif.
  • Personality and Temperament tests

  • Volhard home page Includes their temperament tests and training advice.
  • Temperament Test (TT)
  • IQ Test for dogs Fun test from celebrity dog site.

    Organizations

  • Vietnam Dog Handlers Association A site paying tribute to heroic war dogs and their handlers.
  • German Shepherd Dog Club of America

  • German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater Kansas City

  • German Shepherd Dog Club of St. Louis
  • German Shepherds on the Internet

  • GSD-L E-mail list for German shepherd dog owners and fanciers.
  • Showgsd-l. Conformation-oriented e-mail list for American German shepherd dog owners and fanciers.
  • Show German shepherds for sale. Updated weekly.
  • GSD downloads including a GSD head for your computer; programs for trial secretaries and more.
  • GSD 101 - German Shepherd Dog Basics

  • Quotes from Capt. Max v Stephanitz

  • Doppelt-Tay Kennels This site covers the history of Doppelt-Tay Kennel, from the early 1960s through the 1980s.

  • Eko-Lan German shepherd dogs

  • Frankenhaus German shepherd dogs This is also the place to go to order Showgsd-l buttons.

  • GSD Color Genetics by John Ayotte.
  • GSD movement by Carolyn Martello
  • The German Shepherd Dog Reviewed A great page with national results, photos of lots of well-known shepherds, including grand victors and grand victrixes
  • German Shepherd Selects, year by year A visual history of the shepherds that have gone select at the U.S. nationals over the years.

  • Everything you need to know about GSDs (and should have asked)
  • Planned Breeding A detailed and excellent description of linebreeding, inbreeding, outcrossing and more by Lloyd C. Bracket. This series of articles originally appeared in Dog World magazine.


  • Coat Colors in the German Shepherd Dog - How they develop from Puppyhood through Adult. This link and the ones that immediately follow are from Sahiela German Shepherd Dogs
  • Coat Lengths in the German Shepherd Dog
  • Dilute German Shepherd database
  • Blue and liver carriers
  • Historical German Shepherd Dogs who carried the white recessive gene, historical white dogs out of well known parentage
  • Long coat carriers
  • Dilute (Blue and/or Liver) and White Carrier German Shepherd Dogs
  • Supply sources for neat German Shepherd stuff


  • Classy Canine embroidered clothing with breed, agility, obedience motifs.

  • Moriah Company, hand-crafted leather leashes.

  • Top Dog Designs German shepherd and rottweiler patches, T-shirts and other supplies
  • Wrinky Dinks German Shepherd dog-a-logue
  • Health Links


    More pet health links are on my Pet Health page
  • Animal CPR
  • Ask Dr. Jim
  • Bloat - Gastric Torsion
  • Bloat notes from Purdue University.
  • Bloat update, Oct. 22, 1999
  • Bloat update, Oct. 16, 1999
  • Bloat life risk. Read about the non-dietary risk factors.
  • Bloat: the mother of all emergencies
  • Bloat - Dog Owner's Guide by Kathleen R. Hutton, DVM
  • Bloat point - acupressure Illustrates a pressure point to relieve built up gas.
  • Brucellosis
  • Cancer University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. This is a tremendous resource.
  • Canines in crisis Site for dogs with serious health problems such as cancer.
  • Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF)
  • Critter Haven fights puppy mills. Please don't buy anything from pet stores that sell puppies. Visit Critter Haven to find out why.
  • Degenerative Myelopathy
  • Degenerative MyelopathyA DM site from the United Kingdom
  • Degenerative Myelopathy Site with information on Dr. Clemmons' protocol.
  • Degenerative Myelopathy - another site featuring Dr. Clemmons' program for DM
  • Dog Food Comparison Charts
  • Dog Genome Project
  • Dwarfism in German Shepherd Dogs
  • Ear hematoma Everything you need to know about this condition.
  • Epilepsy
  • Fanconi Disease
  • "Life With A Fanconi Dog," an article about a Basenji, Sheba, who was diagnosed with Fanconi Syndrome.
  • More on Fanconi Syndrome
  • FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Search Engine. Good reference site for information about FDA-approved drugs. Type in name of drug.
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Leptospirosis Links, Lepto information, canine leptosporosis
  • Medication Chart gives information on common medications and their side effects, especially developed for older pets.
  • Megaesophagus
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • National Animal Poison Control Center
  • NetVet search tools
  • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)
  • Panosteitis (Pano)
  • Pannus, an eye problem that occurs primarily in German shepherd dogs.
  • Perianal fistulas
  • Perianal fistulas
  • Perianal fistulas
  • Perianal fistulas
  • Pet health articles from Kansas State University's media relations office.
  • Pet columns from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Poisoned! Article on poisons and what to do in an emergency, from Working Dog.
  • Rimadyl
  • Senior Dogs Project
  • Ununited Anconeal Process My page on this form of elbow dysplasia, which affected my GSD, Lacy.
  • Vaccination Protocol - Dodds
  • Vaccination Protocol - Colorado State University
  • Index of veterinary information
  • von Willenbrand's Disease
  • Washington University's Net Vet Resource
  • Wellpet Archives
  • Planning puppies? Here's a great Whelping Guide from a Shih Tzu breeder.
  • For more pet health information, please visit my pet health page.

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