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COURAGE - CHARACTER - PREDICTABILITY
puppies by structure; loyal Companions
and Protection by nature; Health and Longevity by good
genetics. Brought to you by a
thoughtful knowledgeable trusted
breeder of over 44 years.
Breeders of the finest quality Schutzhund/IPO
titled & Breed Surveyed German Shepherds in the United
States for over 44 years. Our breeding
the integrity of the
German Shepherd's heritage to preserve the human-canine bond.
"BREEDING CORRECT DOGS BY DESIGN"
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are NOT to replace a veterinarian visit; please take your dog to a vet
immediately at any sign of odd behavior or any symptoms of illness or
injury. Call your vet and describe your dog's symptoms with any of your
concerns about the dog's well-being. Your veterinarian may discover
changes in your dog's health that you have overlooked. It is always
better to err on the side of caution
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My beloved mother
(Dorothy Conner Merkel
Love, kindness & laughter was her gift to all.
Always on my mind forever in my heart!
90 Percent of Pet Foods May Cause Disease in Your Pet
THIS IS WHAT WE FEED
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Giant Breed Puppy
This formula is designed for those puppies
that will reach 50 pounds or more as an
adult. Its triple meat protein source builds
good solid muscle, providing optimum calcium
and phosphorus. In addition, there are
slightly fewer calories so that puppies
dont gain too much weight before their
bodies are ready to support it.
HOW TO GREET A DOG
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BEST INFORMATION YOU CAN EVER HAVE ON MEETING OTHER PEOPLES
DOGS-Children really need to learn this.
READING A DOGS BODY LANGUAGE
attribution (C) DFDK9
Canine body language
THIS is why you do not walk your dogs on asphalt or concrete
in the summer. If you see someone walking their dogs on
asphalt or concrete, PLEASE educated them and get the pet to
cooler ground. Original post was from Pet Ambulance Victoria
This should be sent to all the veterinarians including the specialists!
DOG PARK ALERT
We have received two notices.
(1) Nails wrapped in cheese at dog parks in Chicago and
Massachusetts (see pic). (2) from some friends that in
Augusta Maine dog park, antifreeze is being found in doggie
water bowls. Please beware and be careful and PLEASE SHARE
and spread the word
Ever wonder where puppy mill dogs come from? Here's an
example. Many get cooked alive in the sun and freeze to
death in the winter. If you purchase your dog from a pet
store, I can guarantee your "AKC" certified dog came from a
place like this. This one is even better than the ones
I saw in Iowa and Missouri!
Do you recognize she is a Yorkie?
Please do not purchase your pet from a Pet shop, Backyard
breeder or Commercial Puppy Mill.
ALL PETS RESCUES
needs your help!
"The man who rears a
dog must complete what the breeder began..." Max v. Stephanitz; Father of
the German Shepherd Dog
"Fun at the Beach"
just hanging out"
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This is a real
combination of symptoms that spells out EMERGENCY. These are the classic
symptoms of a condition referred to as "bloat" - a dog that is pacing,
restless and has unproductive attempts to vomit.
This is a common problem in large breed
deep-chested dogs but can also occur in smaller dogs.
Basically what happens is this - the
stomach twists causing the blood supply to the stomach to be compromised
then leads to tissue death. As tissues are damaged, toxins are released
and a sequence of events occurs that if left untreated, leads to death.
If you ever notice these symptoms in
your dog, call your local veterinarian or emergency clinic as soon as
This is a condition that is fairly
common and often occurs in the evening or nighttime hours. It is also a
very expensive condition to treat.
Dealing with Excessive Barking
The first step to stopping barking is to understand why it is
happening. Dogs bark for all kinds of reasons, including
anxiety, boredom and/or loneliness. Sometimes they bark just
because it feels good. Luckily, most dogs will respond to
one or other intervention to curtail their barking. Whether you
simply bring an outdoor dog inside or take the time to apply
behavior-modification techniques, you can cause a dog to be less
of a nuisance and to be more socially acceptable.
Removing Skunk Odor
No need for the tomato juice. Use a mixture of 10 parts hydrogen
peroxide to 1 part baking soda. Add a dash of degreasing
dishwashing soap and pour into a spray bottle. Spray liberally
over dry coat and allow to air dry. Avoid eyes. Works on other
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WHO LIKE BIRDING
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We are small but we do big things!
Home of VA Irsus
Veracruz SchH3, IPO2,
FH2, Kkl 1a
dogs are our
them for what they do for the German
Shepherd Breed, and what they give
to the people who work with them.
Providing protection with
predictability and dedicated love. Through
44 years of selective breeding we
have made a difference in peoples
lives offering dogs with superb intelligence,
trainability, health, longevity, hardiness and
soundness. These dogs also continue
help their human partners have
normal independent lives as
service dogs and protection dogs completing the Canine
AKC CERTIFIED BREEDERS OF MERIT!
We also test for/our dogs are OFA
for breeding (Degenerative
silent killer of dogs")
We also do
not make a profit on our dogs.
One might affectionately
call them a 'cost
Scroll down to see our youngsters with the breed type we
Stunning Black and Red
Shepherd Female Puppy
Gitta vom Haus Merkel
Photo at 12 months of age
Service Dog Bryn
Service Dog Fred
"Excellent handler, excellent Dog my favorite of the day-pure class"
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|The dog shown above has been shared around FB so I wanted to share it with you. The handler is outstanding as is the dog. Beautiful Working Conformation Show line (VA/V) dog. The ideal structure of this dog allowed him to keep good rhythm in the heel position and his timing with the chair was like poetry in motion. His confidence and courage and her control of her dog for the protection was excellent. Job well done!
Support the breeders who work hard to breed
this ideal dog, not the ones who capitalize on others
hard work and short change this noble breed by backyard
breeding and running puppy mills. The puppy buyer is
the one who has the most influence on this breed.
Support the hard working, knowledgeable good breeders versus
Merkel of Haus Merkel
has over 44
preserving and advancing the German Shepherd Breed.
As Independent Professional Breeders
with a passion for the German Shepherd Breed we have
gained intricate knowledge of German Shepherds through many years
of hard work and study. Commercial breeders, puppy mills and
backyard breeders are only interested in profit and not the
welfare of the breed or the individual dogs in their care.
We as Professional German Shepherd Breeders care not only
for the welfare of the individual dogs we own but dedicate
our lives to promote the German Shepherd Breed for everyone
German Shepherds of Haus Merkel that comprise our
World Class breeding stock speak for
themselves; all are 100% West German bloodlines, VA/V, SchH1, 2 or 3 and all
with the highest Breed Survey Koerklasse 1.
important for us to maintain the integrity of our dogs
through strong working ability, stable
character, temperament, sound structure and solid nerves. All
these virtues are characteristic of what we strive for
in our breeding program.
Haus Merkel German Shepherds have also been selected
based on their temperament,
hardiness, longevity and anatomy. With every breeding it is our
goal to improve the breed.
Below are some of the dogs we have bred over the years.
V Pόtz vom Haus Merkel SchH3, Kkl
V Puma vom Haus Merkel SchH2, kl 1a
SG1 Clδr vom Haus Merkel AD, BH,
V2 Zessa vom Haus Merkel AD, BH, SchH2, IPO3, KKl 1a
SG Feli vom Haus Merkel 'a'
13 month old female (Photo taken 3/14)
Gitta vom Haus Merkel
13 month old female (Photo taken 3/22)
Garda vom Haus Merkel
13 month old female (Photo taken 3/6)
'Gia vom Haus Merkel'
14 month old female (Photo taken 4/16)
'Hδzel vom Haus Merkel'
14 month old female (Photo taken 3/25)
'Hera vom Haus Merkel'
13 month old female (Photo taken 4/14)
'Jewel vom Haus Merkel'
12 month old German Shepherd Female (Photo taken 2/14)
Frankie vom Haus Merkel
9 Month old Male (Photo taken 2/14)
'Kurt vom Haus Merkel'
We also IMPORT titled adults.
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Dyan Merkel & Ron Fowler in San Diego/Gig Harbor
A special thanks for to Ron Fowler for helping my dream
come true with the purchase of
3x high V at the German Sieger Shows Spitzen V
Peco vom Basilisk SchH3, Kkl 1a.
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