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The German Shepherd Dog in Word and Picture
Capt. Max von Stephanitz; 1925
If you buy just one book about the German Shepherd Dog, this all-time breed classic is the one. The German Shepherd Dog In Word and Picture is the ultimate historical reference for everyone seeking a full understanding of the origins of the German Shepherd Dog and its breed standard. Capt. Max von Stephanitz, founder of the Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde (SV) and the founder of the German Shepherd Dog, shares with fascinating historical detail the origins and development of the world's most utilitarian breed. A must-have addition to the library of every German Shepherd Dog enthusiast, breeder, trainer, and owner.

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A Dog Owners Guide to German Shepherd Dogs;
Ray Allan; Hardcover

Art of Raising a Puppy
Monks of New Skete; hardcover; 1991
The monks of New Skete, authors of the classic guide How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend, now apply their highly successful training methods to the crucial first months of a puppy's life. 50 photographs.

Book of the German Shepherd Dog
Anna K. Nicholas; School & Library Binding

Build Your Own Treadmill
Freeze; 1996
Includes a materials list, building instructions with diagrams, and training instructions. Materials are readily available and the instructions are easy to follow. Finished treadmill is ideal for conditioning your GSD for the AD! Size can be adapted to smaller or larger dogs simply by adding or subtracting 25% of the length and width measurements.

Dictionary of German Names
Hans Bahlow, Edda Gentry; 2nd Rev. Edition; 2000; paperback
This detailed, in-depth dictionary makes available in English comprehensive information on more than 15,000 German names, with variant spellings and the meanings and origins of each name. This Second Edition is completely revised throughout.
Dr. Ackerman's Book of the German Shepherd;
Lowell Ackerman; Hardcover

The German Shepherd Dog the German Way: Gait (1998)
Ricardo Carbajal
A detailed analysis by Ricardo Carbajal of how the German Shepherd Dog's structure contributes to strength, soundness, and efficient movement. Featuring the most up-to-date computer graphics and animation. Video, 60 mins.

The German Shepherd Dog the German Way: Handling I (1998)
How to show your German Shepherd successfully, including: the organization, procedure and strategy of an SV-style show. Raising the show puppy, teaching gunsoundness and physical examination, and teaching the dog to "stack". Part of the group of videos which discusses the German Shepherd the German Way! Video, 60 mins.

The German Shepherd Dog the German Way: Handling II (1999)
CTS; Video, 60 mins.
Fourth video in the series "The German Shepherd Dog the German Way!" is advanced training, conditioning, and handling of the German Shepherd Dog. Dedicated to illustrating, analyzing, and teaching the German way of looking at the German Shepherd Dog. The German Shepherd was originally meant to be an enduring trotting animal, designed to cover many miles each day working around flocks of sheep. The pursuit of this vision produced the most beloved, versatile, and widely used working dog in the world today.

The German Shepherd Dog the German Way: Structure (1998)
This video is designed to illustrate, analyze and teach the German way of looking at the German Shepherd Dog conformation. The GSD was originally meant to be an enduring trotting animal, designed to cover many miles each day working around flocks of sheep. Following this ideal produced the most widely-used and versatile working dog in the world. Video, 60 mins.

The German Shepherd Dog the German Way - 3-video set (1998)
Set includes: Structure, Gait and Handling videos, approx. 60 Min. each video. Whether you're interested in working dogs or conformation dogs, if the German Shepherd is your breed, then you need these extraordinary new videos!

German Shepherd (Dog Breed Handbooks);
Bruce Fogle; Hardcover
Readers learn about choosing the right puppy, caring for and training it, caring for the adult dog, the best diet and health-care procedures, grooming, breeding, and showing. Every owner of a German Shepherd will find this handbook to be an invaluable assets. Inlcudes more than 150 color photos.

German Shepherd Book;

Barwig; 1987; Hardcover
An all-time classic written by an author with a lifetime of devotion to the breed. The essential German Shepherd book for those wanting to "have it all". Organized in a unique, encyclopedic format, contains a wealth of information on every aspect of this popular breed. There is an especially large section on Schutzhund and genetics. Extensively illustrated with black and white photos and line drawings, this is the ultimate book for the German Shepherd person.

We highly recommend:
The German Shepherd Dog: A Genetic History

Malcolm B. Willis; Hardcover (Special Order)
The definitive scholarly work on German Shepherd genetics. Geneticist and German Shepherd breed devotee Malcolm B. Willis, Ph.D. is the acclaimed author of the definitive work, The German Shepherd Dog: A Genetic History. With his comprehensive explanations of genetic principles, Willis details the genetics of reproduction, behavior, hip dysplasia, and other inheritable diseases of the German Shepherd dog. This book is an essential addition to every breeder's library. It is also a remarkably educational resource for anybody who is committed to fully understanding the genetic history of the breed and preserving its future. Special Order

The German Shepherd Dog: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet
Liz Palika; Paperback
This book was nominated for Best Small Breed Book of the year by Dog Writers Association of America.

The German Shepherd Dog: Expert Advice on Training, Care, and Nutrition (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
Horst Hegewald-Kawich, Matthew M. Vriends; Paperback

German Shepherd Today

Winifred Gibson Strickland and James Anthony Moses; 1998; hardcover
This is the great, new third edition of the most complete and detailed American book on the most familiar of all dog breeds. The German Shepherd fancy is an enormous market that enthusiastically seeks out all available literature on the breed. This profusely illustrated book features 35 chapters covering every subject. Winifred Gibson Strickland is one of the dog world's preeminent trainers, writers, and a highly successful breeder; James A. Moses is a top German Shepherd Dog handler.

The Good Shepherd: A Pet Owner's Guide to the German Shepherd

Mordecai Siegal, et al; 1996; Hardcover

Guide to Owning a German Shepherd: Puppy Care, Grooming, Training, History, Health, Breed Standard (Re Dog Series);
Timothy Orban; Hardcover

How to be Your Dog's Best Friend: A Training Manual for Dog Owners

Monks of New Skete; hardcover; 1978
The monks of New Skete advocate the philosophy that "understanding is the key to communication, compassion, and communion" with your dog. This very special guide features a unique, step-by-step obedience course, and proper techniques for complete care at every stage of a dog's life.

The New Complete German Shepherd Dog
Jane G. Bennett; 1982; Hardcover
This volume covers everything from the Standard to the intricacies of German pedigrees, from Obedience applications to herding and protection, and from the breed in the United States to health care and management.

Raising Your Dog With the Monks of New Skete
Raising Your Dog with the Monks of New Skete is a three-video set that covers the "holistic training program" made famous by the Monks of New Skete. The series brings the monks' acclaimed philosophy, insight, and methods of training to home video. The series is a companion to the monks' best-selling books How To Be Your Dog's Best Friend and The Art Of Raising A Puppy. The videos cover all of the essential lessons of canine training and include detailed instruction on puppy development, behavior conditioning, and obedience training. The series contains the one hour special as seen on public television.

Selecting and Caring For Your Pet German Shepherd Dog
Rick DeSalvo; VHS

Total German Shepherd Dog (Second Edition, 1999)
Fred Lanting; Hardcover
Second edition of a classic on the German Shepherd Dog. Contents: history and origins of the breed, modern bloodlines, the Standard, Anatomy, the GSD in motion, shows, showing, and training, the winners, nutrition and feeding, general care and information, health and first aid, parasites and immunity, the geriatric GSD, breeding, the basics of genetics, reproduction, whelping, the first three weeks, four to twelve weeks, diseases and disorders, and a troubleshooting guide. There is also a glossary, and the book is extensively illustrated in black & white. Autographed. Published by Hoflin Publishing, © 1999, 359 pages.

Training the German Shepherd Dog
John Cree; 1997; Hardcover

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