The German Shepherd is a relatively new breed, dating back to 1899
Man’s Best Friend
Much more than a pet
The commonly used phrase, “A dog is man’s best friend,” originated in the American Supreme Court in 1870 when a talented lawyer named George Graham Vest defended a man who deeply loved his Hound named Old Drum.
I’d come home from primary school, I was about 7-8 and there he was, waiting with his lead in his mouth, it was only years later that I learned that Skipper hadn’t taken it out of the kitchen drawer himself and that it had been provided by my mum, “He’s been waiting for you,” my mother said and I liked to believe that was true. Continue reading “The Dogs in my life – 2”
I remember well my first dog; I expect we all do.
Many, many years ago when I was just a small boy, living in England in the early sixties we had a family dog, ‘Skipper’.
Some tips for your dog’s happy, healthy and long life.