German Shepherds, Everything Vets Want You to Know

German Shepherds, Everything Vets Want You to Know

As a vet, I love German Shepherds and I myself am a proud Shepherd owner.   As a pet parent, it’s fascinating to know about their history and special characteristics unique to German Shepherds.   German Shepherds aren’t just ordinary dogs, they have a rich history that adds to their charm. Where were German Shepherds Originally Bred?  These intelligent dogs originated in Germany in 1899.  Initially, they helped shepherds, herding and protecting livestock. Their keen intellect soon caught…

Unveiling the Secrets of Border Collies: What Vets Want You to Know

Unveiling the Secrets of Border Collies: What Vets Want You to Know

We’ve all seen the adorable black and white Border Collie helping herd sheep on TV.   Perhaps your neighbor has one, and you thought, “Maybe a Border Collie would be a great fit for me?” As a vet, there are certain things we think about when an owner asks us about Border Collies. Although each dog is unique, they share some fundamental characteristics.   Let’s dive into what makes Border Collies an extraordinary choice for your next…