di-da GSD Companions (fka di-da Kennels)

German Shepherds for companion and show

links to useful resources

clubs and organizations: 

American Kennel Club (AKC)
German Shepherd Dog Club of America
Therapy Dog International program (TDI)
United German Shepherd Dog Alliance
United Kennel Club (UKC)
White German Shepherd Dog Club of America (WGSDCA)

 

shows and events:
InfoDog Show Calendar
AKC dog event search page

UKC dog event search page

 
UKC point count 
UKC point count
video showing how to stack a GSD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGX0G-KTlAE

 

 titles and certificates:

Canine Good Citizen program (CGC)
Therapy Dog International
Canine Companions 
weight pull training

miscellaneous:
(broken link)
 decal of Atlas (sire of Dakota)
(broken link)
 decal of Riffy (cousin of Dakota)
Facebook group - search for di-da GSD companions

puppy names

Dogs Behavior with Kids

pet food ingredients

dog food analysis (independent study)
why does my GSDs nose turn in the winter?

How to Judge a Puppy's Temperament

How to Trim a Dog's Nails (video)

Introduction to Nose Work

GSD standard (SV, UKC, AKC, CKC) 

health:
drug sensitivity in the German Shepherd Dog
drug sensitivity - MDR
another article on MDR and drugs to avoid if mutant/mutant or mutant/normal: 
http://www.collierescuenetwork.com/AboutCollies/CollieHealth/mdr1.html
kids exposed to dogs in early life have less allergies and helps asthma: 
http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2013/12/110746/research-shows-how-household-dogs-protect-against-asthma-and-infection

article on pano: http://leerburg.com/pano.htm 

toxicity and poison - what to avoid http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/animal-poison-control-faq 

problems in pregnancy and whelping: 

http://www.akc.org/enewsletter/akc_breeder/2009/summer/handbook.cfm

http://www.akc.org/enewsletter/akc_breeder/2009/summer/handbook.cfm

Animal Genetics - tests and information
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)
hip dysplasia, x-rays and explanation
Recommended Health Tests for German Shepherds
OFA tracking offspring based on dysplasia ratings
test for food sensitivity in dogs
13 year club
health - spay / neuter 
early spay / neuter and health 
spray and neuter / pro and con
another view of spay / neuter and health
yet another view of early spay / neuter: http://www.angryvet.com/spaying-and-neutering/
color / coat genetics: http://sequoyah-german-shepherds.com/coat_colors.htm

http://www.angryvet.com/spaying-and-neutering/ - healthier pets with later neutering 

http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2013/06/26/early-neutering-effects.aspx
worms - pictures and description of
Dog Food Review
tick - natural prevention for
Pyometra: http://www.eastpaddenanimalhospital.com/dog_canine_pet_care/pyometra.shtml
kennel living: http://myrnagls.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/kenneldogs4.wps.htm
benedryl dosage: http://benadrylfordogs.info/benadryl-dosage-for-dogs/

heartworm medication:
http://www.thatmutt.com/2013/05/20/does-my-dog-need-heartworm-prevention-all-year/

pedigree, standards and breeding
diagram of the structure (per standard I think):
http://www.aboutgermanshepherddog.com/german-shepherd-dog-hindquarters
breeding methods:
http://www.pcgermanshepherds.com/our-story/breeding/types-of-breeding/

http://myrnagls.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/geneticsMyth
http://myrnagls.tripod.com/id12.html
German Shepherd standard / WS

German Shepherd standard and trends thereof

genetics / in-breeding : http://myrnagls.tripod.com/id12.html

links to websites of fellow white German Shepherd breeders

Atlas Kennels, home of Atlas, the sire of Dakota's 1st litter

(link under construction) - Cherie's German Shepherds, home of Spirit, Dakota's litter mate

Crazy Dog Lady (home of Rooster, sire to Dakota's 2nd litter)

Eclipse Kennels, where Dakota and Diamond came from

White German Shepherd Dog Club of America (WGSDCA) breeders

White German Shepherd information - breeders

White Willow German Shepherds, home of Millie, Dakota's litter mate

Demaire German Shepherds, home of Brinkley from the Dakota x Atlas litter 2009

Juel's Pinehaven - Juel's Resolution (Rooster) is sire of Dakota's 2011 litter 

Faithful Shepherds - Juel's Major Blessing (Major)  is sire of Dakota's 2012 litter and Andes first litter in 2013

Black Beauty Kennels - Juel's Return to Sanity (Titan) is sire of Dakota's 2013 litter  

WorryWort Kennels -  WorryWort Raphel Kaleb (Kaleb) is sire of Dakota's 2014 litter