German Shepherd (Alsatian)

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The German Shepherd breed was developed in Germany and has since become a popular work and house dog worldwide.

Disease predisposition


  1. Dogs in depth
  2. Kroeze EJ et al (2006) Transient erythropoietic protoporphyria associated with chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis in a cohort of German shepherd dogs. Vet Rec 158(4):120-124
  3. Littler RM et al (2006) Total and relative deficiency of gut mucosal IgA in German shepherd dogs demonstrated by faecal analysis. Vet Rec 158(10):334-341