http://www.examiner.com/german-shepherd-in-akron/the-german-shepherd-dog-and-pennhip PennHip is a hip evaluation program offered in the US. Learn more about the PennHip and the German Shepherd Dog in this article.
http://www.examiner.com/german-shepherd-in-akron/the-german-shepherd-dog-a-comparison-of-hip-elbow-evaluations A comparison of OFA, 'a' stamp and PennHip. The different hip/elbow evaluations and certifications available for breeders to use with their German Shepherd Dogs.
Some people will jokingly call the GSD a German SHEDDER! Because they do SHED - a lot! Grooming is an important part of owning the German Shepherd Dog. http://www.examiner.com/german-shepherd-in-akron/grooming-your-german-shepherd-dog
http://www.examiner.com/german-shepherd-in-akron/cleaning-your-german-shepherds-teeth Worried about your GSD's teeth? Check out this article to learn how to keep your dogs teeth nice and clean. It is important to keep your German Shepherds teeth white and healthy!
While you can call your dog any name you choose, many do not understand the purpose of registration names. Read my article on Naming your German Shepherd Dog. http://www.examiner.com/german-shepherd-in-akron/your-german-shepherds-name