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German Shepherds: Shepherd Chasing..., german shepherd puppy, herding dogs
german shepherd puppy, herding dogs, electronic collars: Hi Steve, GSD s are herding dogs, and are bred to go after things that move. Unfortunately, that can mean cars, motorcycles etc. You should get her into training right away, but the thing you need to remember is that instinct overrides obedience, which...

German Shepherds: Shepherd- cats, water, and talking back, elderly cats, obedience class
elderly cats, obedience class, white vinegar: Hi Jace, Tyr adding a little white vinegar to the water. The normal mixture to add is 25% vinegar/75% water. You can also use the bottle for the biting at the feet. Your obedience training will also help because you will get an upper hand on him trying...

German Shepherds: Shepherd's ears, large breed puppy food, adult dog food
large breed puppy food, adult dog food, breed puppy: I get a lot of questions about ears and am providing (Below) answers from two previous questions this week. I am not aware of anything that can be done for a two year old shepherd as the growing process is over and the ears have hardened as much as I believe...

German Shepherds: Shepherd Pup, shepherd puppy, american shepherd
shepherd puppy, american shepherd, exitement: Hi Alisha, What I tell people when their dog all of a sudden starts having accidents (especially females) is to take them in and get them checked for a urinary infection. Normally that is the first sign. Especially with females who have fur around their...

German Shepherds: Shepherd pup, underground fences, sunset ranch
underground fences, sunset ranch, shock collars: Hi Have you tried the shock collars.? I have 3 from www.drsfostersmith.com and they work, I got the 150 yards. when she starts off lay the hardest one on her for a good 30 seconds till she yips. Then call her and pity her for she will not know where the...

German Shepherds: Shepherd pup, bladder problem, little puppy
bladder problem, little puppy, home carpet: STOP LETTING HER INTO ANOTHER ROOM, GAIT OFF ONE ROOM, EXIT SAME DOOR TO SAME SPOT EVERY HOUR THE PET AND PRAISE, SHE COULD BE DOING THIS OUT OF JEALOUSY OF THE LAB NOW. OR, SHE COULD BE COMING INTO FIRST HEAT, GET HER FIXED NOW. DOGS NEED TO BE FIXED TO...

German Shepherds: My Shepherds is passing gas often, medical problem, vet
medical problem, vet, lamb: It is not typical of older dogs, but it could be an aging related problem. First stop is the vet. Also discuss diet with the vet. His aging body may not be handling what he has been eating all those years as well now. See if your vet can suggest a more...

German Shepherds: Sheppard/Collie mix, fleas and ticks, collie mix
fleas and ticks, collie mix, heart worm: Hi richard Please go to my site on litters page, scroll down to click on www.springtimeinc.com and buy Fresh Factors and Joint Health. Your old dog is suggering pain, he is shaking in pain. Vets do not know, but they give too many meds that are killing...

German Shepherds: Shiloh Shepherd, shiloh shepherds, shiloh shepherd
shiloh shepherds, shiloh shepherd, male pups: Hi Kitty, Shiloh shepherds are not a newer breed of shepherd. They have been around forever. They are basically a long-coated shepherd that they put a name on. They are not AKC registered. I do not know what they charge for puppies. As far as neutering,...

German Shepherds: Shock Collars., shock collars, family hope
shock collars, family hope, wits end: Hi, yes shock collars are very quick and easy, but also very domineering and tend to really destroy a dog s own personality. Also, a lot of dogs get wise to them and either learn to run through them (basically get far enough away from the receiver) or know...

German Shepherds: Showing aggression towards people during walks, male gsd, friends and neighbors
male gsd, friends and neighbors, professional trainer: Hi Irene Back pats for rescuing! I understand why your dog s been exercise restricted, as SOON as your vet ok s this you need to go right back to doing what you were doing. Let your friends and neighbors know for now NOT to pet the dog, but when you stop...

German Shepherds: Showing Teeth!, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, pack members: I am not sure what would be the best way to handle that. Perhaps jump up and walk off. Denying your company is a powerful technique. I am afraid I would have responded by flipping her on her back and growling bad dog right in her face. That is a highly...

German Shepherds: Shy GSD, cesar milan, puppy classes
cesar milan, puppy classes, leader type: Hi Some GSD s are just naturally more sensitive in nature. You need to make your dog feel more secure by establishing yourself better as pack leader. Type alpha boot camp into your web browser and you will find a wealth of information to help you do this....

German Shepherds: SHE IS SICK, judgment call, snake bite
judgment call, snake bite, paging service: If she has thrown up, you can hope she has rid herself of anything toxic. You can either try to find a vet tonight, or hope for the best and take her in in the morning if she is still sick. It is a tough judgment call about seeking emergency treatment now....

German Shepherds: Sick GSD confined indoors, animal scents, male german shepherd
animal scents, male german shepherd, hello dawn: Hi Julia, First a confined dog should never bite a person in the face. Especially someone he knows. You have something else going on which is a lot more serious than pneumonia. 2 weeks is not that long for a dog to go through isolation, so again something...

German Shepherds: Sick Puppy, german shepherd mix, vet asap
german shepherd mix, vet asap, sick puppy: Hi Alex, it sounds like she is probably dehydrated. You can figure this out by pulling up the fur on the back of the neck and then releasing it. If it doesn t go down fast, then she is dehydrated. If it just stays up, then she is severely dehydrated and...

German Shepherds: Sickle-hocked German Shepherd, long distances, akc show
long distances, akc show, hi amy: Hi Amy, Unfortunately I have to welcome you to the American breeding of GSDs. It is so unfortunate, but you have got yourself a floppy-hocked dog. It is genetic, and nothing you can do for it. Go to an AKC show, and you ll see a ton of them. He will never...

German Shepherds: Size, american bull dogs, german shepherd mix
american bull dogs, german shepherd mix, female pup: Hi Erik, If you never met the parents, there really is no way to know what size she will be. GSDs vary greatly in size, and so do American Bull Dogs. American Bull Dog females are a lot smaller than the males, so she will be a lot smaller compared to a male...

German Shepherds: Size, large breed puppy food, american kennel club
large breed puppy food, american kennel club, german shepherd dog: Hi Paul, Your German Shepherds is the right size. At 7 months your pup is approximately 2/3 grown. German Shepherds continue to grow until they are about 15 months old. But at a much slower rate now than they did from birth to 6 months where they doubled...

German Shepherds: Size, german descent, adult female
german descent, adult female, german shepherd: Hi Laura, that depends on a lot of factors. Mostly on what size the parents & grandparents are, especially the females. Also depending on if she is of american or german descent. The average size of an adult female at the shoulder should be 22 to 24 ....

German Shepherds: Skiddish German Shepard, daughter age, own pace
daughter age, own pace, german shepard: Hi Gwen, Unfortunately your dog needs to be socialized with other people. He basically doesn t trust anyone. That can be dangerous if he is backed into a corner by someone. What you need to do is have him approach people at his own pace. When people come...

German Shepherds: Skidish German Shepard, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, obedience training: The 2 most important factors in a dogs personality are genetics and early socialization with 6-12 weeks being the most important. Shepherds often are more suspicious of strangers than other breeds. That makes it even more important to expose them to different...

German Shepherds: Skin Rash, shiny coats, heart worm
shiny coats, heart worm, skin rash: Hi Mike It has been a long rough winter here in Pa, dogs tend to be like humans and get dry skin. I personally do not believe in dogs getting allergeries. I mean they are dogs, not humans, so when a vet does not know the problem if its not mange, then...

German Shepherds: Skinny Puppy, german shepherd puppies, czec republic
german shepherd puppies, czec republic, puppy hood: A quote from the manual on raising puppies prepared by a large dog guide school: Note: German Shepherd puppies typically will look very thin throughout puppy hood. I don t think there is anything else in the the whole book suggesting different care for...

German Shepherds: SLIMY BLOOD IN STOOL, blood in stool, blood in the stool
blood in stool, blood in the stool, stool sample: Hi Nicholas, I would have a stool sample taken into the vet to make sure he doesn t have any worms. Sometimes blood in the stool can signal worms. It can also be a sign of him getting into something, but that would normally be a one time occurance. Hope...

German Shepherds: Sleeps, german shepperd, gental
german shepperd, gental, chicken meat: Hi Heidi, Have you met her parents? How did all the other pups act? If any of the parents are laid back and quiet like that, there is a possibility that it is genetic. If so, then it won t change. If your puppy is still acting abnormal, and you can rule...

German Shepherds: Social and Separation Anxiety?, obedience class, obedience classes
obedience class, obedience classes, separation anxiety: Past 12 weeks it becomes more difficult to influence a dog s personality and temperament. The obedience class is a great experience for him. i hope the trainer is correct, that he improves over the course of the class. You could try having people give...

German Shepherds: Socialization/Integration, german sheperd, two dogs
german sheperd, two dogs, family dog: It sounds like she thinks she is being threatend. Introduce her slowly to one of your dogs at a time, for a short period, if she does get aggresive, try and hold her but keep her in the same room as the other dog. Do this with the other ones and she should...

German Shepherds: Socialization Problems, german shepherd puppy, socialization problems
german shepherd puppy, socialization problems, socialization issues: Fixing this will be much tougher now than when you first got her. Vets are much better at physical problems than socialization issues. The 2 most important factors in a dogs personality are genetics and early socialization with 6-12 weeks being the most...

German Shepherds: Socializing, cesar milan, obedience school
cesar milan, obedience school, pack leader: Hi, Type alpha boot camp into your search engine and you ll find lots of answers, that I just don t have room to give you. If you haven t already begun walking your dog twice daily , do so. Usually when a dog reacts like this it is because he is not in a...

German Shepherds: Soft Ear, monks of new skete, raising a puppy
monks of new skete, raising a puppy, soft ear: I don t remember seeing that term. It may be referring to the occasional problem of ears failing to stand up. Most of the Shepherds I see have their ears up in a timely manner. Since you see very few adults without erect ears, I suspect they nearly always...

German Shepherds: STRANGER APPROACH, male german shepherd, crossing bridges
male german shepherd, crossing bridges, park playground: hI cHris This i will not use even at my vets if he advises cause a dog barks, i say it is no need for a muzzle, let me handle my dog out of control for a dog it does not like in wait room. I correct my dog, put it in the SIT command and take my hand over...

German Shepherds: Sudden death of German Shepherd pup, tranquilizer, cardiac arrest
tranquilizer, cardiac arrest, pup: I am very sorry to hear that. There are some things that very seldom happen, but when they do, it is somebody s puppy. I really have no idea why it happened. There is an ask the veterinarian category here. Perhaps try it. I have never looked at it and...

German Shepherds: Everyone says my girl is small., feeding a puppy, puppy chow
feeding a puppy, puppy chow, vet visit: At 4 months, I think most Shepherds would be twice that size. It sounds like she is going to be small for her breed. That happens. Saturday I ran into a 16 week old lab that was almost as big as my 8 month old one. As long as the vet doesn t seen any...

German Shepherds: scared of fireworks,etc., pound dogs, dog pound
pound dogs, dog pound, gun fire: Hi Harold, It is so hard to tell what could possibly have happened to him. The bad thing about pound dogs is that you don t know their past history, so you learn by trial and error what affects them and what doesn t. Wish I could be of more help, but there...

German Shepherds: scared poor little pup, little pup, obedience class
little pup, obedience class, pack members: Have you discussed those problems with the instructor in your class? Even if that is outside the scope of the class, a competent, caring instructor would try to help. If this is a matter of poor early socialization reinforcing genetic tendencies, it will...

German Shepherds: scratching/biting, rice base, vitiamin
rice base, vitiamin, antibiotic ointment: Hi Sharon, It sounds like he has allergies. He is getting what they call hot spots from knawing and scratching. You will need to treat the hot spots with something topical (like an antibiotic ointment) as they become infected from him irritating them more....

German Shepherds: should i get a second German shepherd, obedience training, pack leader
obedience training, pack leader, pack leaders: A Male / Female littermate combination is usually the best. It is a good thing you got the male first. He has been with you the longest and is most likely bigger and stronger than the female, minimizing the reason for her to challenge his authority as the...

German Shepherds: seizure, sheila king, blood tests
sheila king, blood tests, thanks in advance: Hi Sheila, When it comes to seizures it is so hard to say what it could be. The best thing to do is monitor his behavior, and if he has anymore seizures, monitor when he has them, how long they last, how far apart they are and how he comes out of it. The...

German Shepherds: senior dog nine years old, genetic faults, spinal stenosis
genetic faults, spinal stenosis, hip dysplasia: Hi, normally GSD s legs due tend to break down around 10 yrs of age. GSD s life span is normally approx. 13 years of age, but that can vary depending a lot on genetics and any genetic faults that crop up like hip dysplasia etc. Keeping their weight down...

German Shepherds: My senior German Shepard, large nipples, german shepard
large nipples, german shepard, german shepherds: Senior German Shepherds can go in to heat even at 10 years . It is not recommended that she have pups at this age. Quite often breeders will spay their females at approximately 6 to 7 years. More German Shepherd Information can be found on my website....

German Shepherds: separation anxiety, separation anxiety, food dish
separation anxiety, food dish, going to the bathroom: Hi Karen, First I have some questions that will need to be answered before I can figure out what might be going on. 1. How long have you had him? 2. Are you his first home? 3. When did this start? 4. In detail, how did it start? Basically...

German Shepherds: shedding, bald spots, abrupt change
bald spots, abrupt change, fire works: Hi Christina, How hot is it where you live? Have you just had a heatwave? They will do what they call blowing coat when the weather does an abrupt change. Normally when this happens you ll see clumps of hair coming out, no bald spots or raw areas on...

German Shepherds: shedding and itching, hydrogen peroxide, puppy mills
hydrogen peroxide, puppy mills, backyard breeders: What is she eating? She should be eating a dry, adult chow now and very little else. Most commercial dog chows contain everything a dog should need to keep its skin and coat in good shape. Bathe her as little as possible and keep up the brushing. If that...

German Shepherds: shedding!, liver trouble, raw eggs
liver trouble, raw eggs, female beauty: Well Arnold Go to my site, click on springtime and read about Fresh Factors. WWW.SCHREKNHAUS.COM. It is on front page and litters that I urge all dog people to use their products and I get nothing for this as I am not a dealer I do not have time. Raw eggs...

German Shepherds: shepard puppy, monks of new skete, bad habbits
monks of new skete, bad habbits, obedience class: hI kd Dogs should not have free access to foods, it should be fed either 3 times a day or 2 times a day or once. It is healthier and this is the proper way I do it. In hot summer months I divide it into two or three that is on one time a day. No feeding...

German Shepherds: my shepards bloodline, blood line, shepards
blood line, shepards, german shepard: I don t get into bloodlines too much. Do you mean the same dog keeps reappearing in the pedigree? I don t think that is good. Just dogs from the same kennel may be OK. Most dogs are protective of all the family, but perhaps the herding breeds more...

German Shepherds: sheperd pup, layman terms, vet check
layman terms, vet check, pup: Hi, it sounds like he might have Panosteitis. It is very common. Weight can have a big effect on it, so you do want to keep weight down on the dog. A lot of my larger shepherds had it. This is a good website with layman terms about the disorder. http://www.jersey.net/~mountaindog/berner1/lpano.htm...

German Shepherds: my sheperd, high fiber diets, disgusting habit
high fiber diets, disgusting habit, anal glands: Believe it or not feces eating, otherwise known as Coprophagia (mostly referred to as a dog eating his own feces, but can also mean eating another animal s feces) can be a common problem with dogs especially between the age of 6-12 months (but not limited...

German Shepherds: shepherd attitude change?, chow mix, dogs and children
chow mix, dogs and children, attitude change: Many people say no dog should ever trusted alone with little kids. I am a little more trusting, but here is a website you might want to read, http://www.dogbreedinfo.com./topdogrules.htm There is a link there to a page on dogs and children. That change...

German Shepherds: Fear Thunder Getting Hurt Destroying Home, blood spots, additional education
blood spots, additional education, professional trainer: Your 6 year old german shepherd has developed a fear that causes her to fear for her life. That s why she does so much damage when she is afraid. She wants to do anything and everything to get away from the thing that frightens her. This fear will...

German Shepherds: shepherd puppy - ears, german shepherd puppy, companion puppy
german shepherd puppy, companion puppy, puppy ears: Buying a puppy can be stressful. I have purchased puppies from breeders in the past and have NOT gotten what I wanted because I did not follow my gut instincts. I cannot see the dog or the ear however I have pups here that are that age and I can tell you...

German Shepherds: shepherd, police dogs, german police
police dogs, german police, german shepherd: Hi Charolette, there is no difference in german police or german shepherd except that police dogs are trained, but they are still german shepherds. He could only register through something like CKC, but that is not as popular as AKC so it will be a lot harder...

German Shepherds: Feeding German Shepherd Great Dane Mix Puppy, large breed puppy food, puppy foods
large breed puppy food, puppy foods, choosing a puppy: A Great Dane is a very large dog and it is not in the best interests of the dog be on the same food as a 4 year old adult or vice versa. A Large dog like a great dane - shepherd mix should be on a Premium Large Breed Puppy Food until 15 months of age. ...

German Shepherds: shots, pregancy, dawn
pregancy, dawn: Hi Lester, You can give a mismate shot 3 days within mating. It is basically a hormone shot that makes it so that the pregancy doesn t take. If it has been past 3 days then there is nothing you can do except hope she doesn t take on the pregancy. Hope...

German Shepherds: shots, rabies, vaccinations
rabies, vaccinations, pup: Hi, no it is not a problem if the shots were not given earlier as long as the mother was immunizied as the puppy is normally covered by the mother s immunization for approx. 6 weeks after nursing. That gives a good lap over time for shots to be started to...

German Shepherds: shots due, internal organs, cancers
internal organs, cancers, vet: Wang, Shot aree very bad for dogs too often so I recommend every three years a booster and a three year Rabi only, this will help to cut down on cancers in dogs etc. It is harmful to have your vet send a note that your dog is due for shots, do not fall for...

German Shepherds: shots help??, speack, true thanks
speack, true thanks, adverse effects: DAWN TOO MANY SHOTS IN PUPPIES IS A BAD THING CAN CAUSE SIEZURES, ADVERSE EFFECTS, CAUSE CANCERS, TUMORS ETC. A FEEL EVERY 2 YEARS FOR THE ANNUAL IS SUFFICIENT FOR A DOG TO PREVENT DISEASE. FOR PUPPIES I GIVE LITTLE AS [POSSIBLE WITH MY PUPPY KITS I ADVISE...

German Shepherds: shots, routine shots, titers
routine shots, titers, test run: Hi Lou, you have entered into the latest debate in dogs, whether we are actually over-vaccinating our dogs as they get older. To be safe, you can have a blood test run (they call it titers) to actually check to see how much immunity your dog has from the...

German Shepherds: Should I ? or shouldn't I ?, pet store puppies, breeding dogs
pet store puppies, breeding dogs, rescue dogs: If you are going to be around except 3 mornings a week, it sounds very good. If you are living by yourself in a flat, it might be easier to start with a older dog. There are plenty of nice ones available. Finding a good breeder and purchasing a puppy...

German Shepherds: shy/fearfull GSD, gsd puppy, obedience class
gsd puppy, obedience class, natural instincts: These problems are best prevented by careful selection of breeding stock and early socialization. You should still be able to improve things, but he may never do as well as many dogs around strangers. Start by controlling your emotions and keeping yourself...

German Shepherds: shy Shepherd, tireless hours, great dog
tireless hours, great dog, humane society: Hi Mike Just stand back and stay back for some time until this dog accepts you. Yes he as been mistreated my a male of your statuere. Sorry to say so not he must learn to trust once again and gain confidence in a male and you especially, it will take time,...

German Shepherds: very sick 8 year old male, raw hamburger, cottage cheese
raw hamburger, cottage cheese, web front: HI PAT IT SOUNDS LIKE HE DID DEHYDRATE. SLIP SLIVERS OF CRUSHED ICE IN THE CORNER OF HIS MOUTH. ALSO GIVE HIM COOK RAW HAMBURGER AND WHITE RICE. ALSO, COTTAGE CHEESE IS GOOD FOR A SICK DOG. GO TO MY HOME WEB FRONT PAGE, SCROLL DOWN TO SPRINGTIME AND ORDER...

German Shepherds: sick german shepard, german shepards, new antibiotics
german shepards, new antibiotics, thin side: Unless it has been a lingering, chronic thing, I doubt being sick had anything to do with the long term eating. You seldom see a fat Shepherd. Great Danes the same way. Salukis are worse yet. Go to http://www.akc.org/breeds/saluki/photos.cfm and enlarge...

German Shepherds: sickness, rainbow bridge, niki
rainbow bridge, niki, healing process: Hi, I am sorry for your loss. Most of the time animals tend to want to be alone when they know they are sick. They will go away to heal. That is probably why she was under the deck. It sounds like something might have gone wrong with the healing process,...

German Shepherds: two sister GSD, gsds, hi mary
gsds, hi mary, dawn: Hi Mary Ann, Yes I do not recommend that you purchase the sister, fixed or not, odds are as they mature they will start to not get along. It is a problem that has been increasing in GSDs over the past decade or so. You will probably have them fighting amongst...

German Shepherds: size of dog, german shepherd puppy, puppy chow
german shepherd puppy, puppy chow, feeding a puppy: Those are common questions and I don t have good answers. I am not sure those that do have answers are right. I don t post unsupported personal opinions. Dogs seem to be very inconsistent about how much they grow after 4 months. Some may double their size,...

German Shepherds: size, german shepherd puppy, male german shepherd
german shepherd puppy, male german shepherd, litter mates: You may have your work cut out for you. At least feeding him is easy. Most dogs will thrive on most dog chows. All but the cheapest puppy chows should be fine for him for a couple of months, then switching to the adult version of it if you can at 4 months....

German Shepherds: Why is he so skiddish, great pyranees, obedience training
great pyranees, obedience training, genetic problems: Hi Jeremy, Did you meet both parents? Actually Great Pyrenees & GSDs do have genetic problems with shyness. So you could be getting it from both breeds. Don t force him to meet people as that can make it worse. Just take him to places like parks where...

German Shepherds: skin on front paws wore off and bleed, tip toes, strenuous exercise
tip toes, strenuous exercise, blood on the ground: I am not sure there is much you can do. If you apply something like Triple Antibiotic, he will just lick it off unless you put a lampshade collar on him. If it starts looking infected, better see the vet. 6 months is definitely too young for such...

German Shepherds: skin problems, german shepherd puppies, large breed puppy food
german shepherd puppies, large breed puppy food, german shep: Yes, I am aware of the skin problems and I have found that a choice in food can help prevent skin problems in German Shepherds along with regular vet check ups. German Shepherds are prone to skin problems and diet can help prevent that. Check out this...

German Shepherds: skin problems, tea tree oil, hydro cortisone
tea tree oil, hydro cortisone, german sheperds: Hi Cynda, First, GSD s do not have sensitive skin. The red spot could be an allergy to something like grass, especially if it is just on his belly. Also, is he around any dirt that he lies in that ants or other bugs could be biting him on the stomach. ...

German Shepherds: skinny two year old, male german shepherd, wet food
male german shepherd, wet food, gluttons: You might try moving up to a more concentrated chow such a Pro Plan. The regular Purina has a lot of corn in it. I think it does have some meat in it. Look for a chow that has that same meat or meal as the first ingredient. I really thing the Purina is...

German Shepherds: sleeping too much, slow periods, pet store
slow periods, pet store, medical records: Dogs of almost any age will sleep whenever nothing much is happening. We had our 5 month old Lab with us at a conference yesterday. She slept through the opening and closing sessions, the workshops, the seminars, and even slow periods between while we were...

German Shepherds: spay or not to spay, straight tail, dark eyes
straight tail, dark eyes, black beauty: HI JOLYNN WHAT KIND OF PEDIGREE AND LINES DOES SHE CARRY? IS SHE WEST GERMAN BRED OR EAST OR JUST A GERMAN SHEPHERD? IF SHE CANNOT IMPROVE THE BREED AND TEND TO BE ON THE BEST SIDE OF THEM, THEN SHE WILL BE BETTER OFF SPAYED FOR BREEDING BECAUSE SHE IS...

German Shepherds: spaying German shepherd, large breed dogs, hip displasia
large breed dogs, hip displasia, schutzund: This is my first day answering questions in this category and I noted your unanswered question. I was faced with the same question when considering spaying one of my girls. I too got conflicting information and provided with different reasons than yours...

German Shepherds: when can we start jogging with dog, germen shepherd, gsd
germen shepherd, gsd, endurance: Hi, you shouldn t do any distance or endurance work with a GSD until they are at least a year to a year and a half old. Their hips are not completely set, and you can be putting undo pressure on their joints. It can also cause panostitis to come out in the...

German Shepherds: When should we stop using the crate, doggy day care, permanent solution
doggy day care, permanent solution, german shepherd: I would never take the crate away completely, at least leaving it around with the door open. Since he has proven untrustworthy, I would continue closing him in it for another year at least. I have had few problems with the young Labs we have had recently...

German Shepherds: stopping nipping, nips, upper lip
nips, upper lip, muzzle: Hi Peter, Yes tapping on the nose tends to not work as the puppy thinks you are playing and will just come back for more. The best thing to do for nipping is to reach over the puppy s muzzle when he is nipping and pull his upper lip down over his teeth and...

German Shepherds: stopping puppy leaping at other dogs, german shepherd puppy, pack structure
german shepherd puppy, pack structure, small dogs: You must obedience train him. If you can t attend a class, work out of a book. Having a good pack structure reduces such problems. The dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack and a top dog....

German Shepherds: submissiveness, judy kent, typical pack
judy kent, typical pack, pack behavior: Hi Judy, Do not discourage this behavior. This is exactly what the puppy is supposed to do. That is typical pack behavior. She is letting the older dog know that she is respecting her place as the pack leader, and that is a very important thing because...

German Shepherds: sudden death, hole in the heart, german shepard
hole in the heart, german shepard, necropsy: Hi, Sudden death in a puppy that young could have been caused by several different things. Maybe a genetic defect, a poison that he might have gotten into, maybe a disorder like bloat, or many other things. The only way you will truly know what happen is...

German Shepherds: HOW T QUIET A NUECENSE GBARKING DOG WITH OUT BULLITTS/, shock collar, barking dogs
shock collar, barking dogs, game warden: HI BOB SORRY SO LATE COMPUTER SHUT DOWN SUGGEST TO YOUR NEIGHBORS THEY EXERCISE THE DOG DAILY AND TRY AND BUY A BARK SHOCK COLLAR. EVERYTIME IT BARKS IT WILL GET SHOCKED BY BATTERY, MOST HUMANE, BUT IT STOPS THEM. MOST OF ALL DOGS THAT ARE SHUT IN YARDS,...

German Shepherds: Tail Chasing, agility competition, doggy day care
agility competition, doggy day care, perfect companion: He has another year to go to full maturity. He may be requiring more and more stimulation. You might reduce it somewhat by neutering him is not already. You could look into obedience or agility competition, free form dancing, etc. If you can t find more...

German Shepherds: Tearing up things and chewing, motorcycle helmets, own toys
motorcycle helmets, own toys, mousetraps: Many dogs are that way. Damaged possessions are the fault of whoever was watching the puppy. When you are around, keep an eye on her. Use gates or close doors to keep her in the same room as you. I have short length of chain fastened to our one computer...

German Shepherds: Teeth, german shepherd, bad idea
german shepherd, bad idea, aggression: Hi, A dog would not associate aggression with being trained to show his teeth. A lot of dogs smile and they are not showing any sort of aggression, so I would not be concerned at all about teaching a dog to show their teeth. Hope this helps, Daw...

German Shepherds: Teething puppy..., female german shepherd, bully sticks
female german shepherd, bully sticks, kong toys: At six months most of your girls teeth should be in, so I think she s been through the worst of it. To be honest, I found 1 pup alone tends to chew way more than a number of pups together. I have had to work hard to teach the one alone not to nip while teething...

German Shepherds: Temper in Rottweiler Puppy, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, genetic problem: Some dogs are just more difficult than others. Likely he was the dominate male in his litter and is trying to dominate you. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the...

German Shepherds: Temperment, temperment, positive training
temperment, positive training: SAMUEL ANY BREED OF DOG IS ONLY AS GOOD AS HOW IT IS RAISED AND BROUGHT UP, TEACHING RIGHT FROM WRONG WITH POSITIVE TRAINING. SHEPHERDS ARE HIGHLY INTELLIGENT AND LEARN QUICKLY, SO THEY PICK UP ON MISTREATMENT AND CAN TURN TO PROTECT ITSELF. ANY BREED WOULD....

German Shepherds: Testicles, free dogs, hormone injections
free dogs, hormone injections, neuter: With a problem like that, I think the dog world would be much better off if you went ahead and neutered him. With so many fine, defect free dogs around I see no reason not to neuter any with any sort of problem. Did the breeder give you a warranty?...

German Shepherds: Testicles, undescended testicle, undescended testicles
undescended testicle, undescended testicles, german sheperd: Hi Lou, both testicles have to be down by 6 months as the hole to the scrotum closes off at that age and then the testicle is unable to descend. Undescended testicles are not that uncommon, but the bad thing about it is that it is a hereditary fault, and...

German Shepherds: Thank you for your common sense, great pyrenees, neutered
great pyrenees, neutered, animal shelter: One of my options here is to have the site send you a boiler plate thank you note. That wouldn t convey how much I appreciate you taking time to send your detailed post. It is so good to know that my advice has helped. Quite often putting a male and female...

German Shepherds: Thin German Shephard, heart worm, nibbles
heart worm, nibbles, german shepherd: The vet has checked her for other worms? You are feeding a concentrated, meat based chow? The worst thing you can do is to bribe a dog with rich foods into eating more than it needs. Instead, put down the dish with what the dog should eat, and give it 15...

German Shepherds: Timid around strangers, pam reed, film canister
pam reed, film canister, cowers: It sounds like one of the fear stages younger puppies go through at times. She may have had a bad experience too. You could try carrying some treats with you. I have filled a 35 mm film canister with a puppy s regular kibble and carried it in my pocket...

German Shepherds: Timid Puppy, puppy mills, new experiences
puppy mills, new experiences, exerpts: If you read Paffenberger, or the exerpts of his work that appear in most dog books, you will learn puppies need new experiences, exposure to strangers, etc. before they are 12 weeks old. Just yesterday we visited a friend with a new puppy. She complained...

German Shepherds: Top Coat Shedding, flea spray, shephards
flea spray, shephards, german shephard: It would be possible. Baths are not the best way to control fleas now. Get her on one of the modern products, Advantage, Program, Sentinel, Revolution, etc. Then treat her and the house with a flea spray. If she travels much, the car too. Treat the yard...

German Shepherds: Toys, german shepherd puppy, puppy toys
german shepherd puppy, puppy toys, closet shelving: My dog toy boilerplate recommends Nylabones and Kongs. I just checked a few I have, and they are American made. Shepherds aren t a bad as Labs, but even many American made toys are dangerous. You should be able to find them in most pet stores. My Gretchen...

German Shepherds: Toys, intestinal blockages, male german shepherd
intestinal blockages, male german shepherd, poly rope: The pet stores are full of toys that many dogs will quickly chew up into pieces they could choke on or cause intestinal blockages. If you are not there to watch, stick to sturdy stuff such as Nylabones and Kongs. Keep a close eye on chew toys and quickly...

German Shepherds: TRAINING, german shepherd, puppy
german shepherd, puppy, joints: As the puppy gets a little older, a 45 minute walk would be good. Several short walks are better than one long one. You shouldn t encourage anything that puts too much stress on its developing joints before it is a year old. Don t encourage it to run and...

German Shepherds: TRAINING, high heaven, stacke
high heaven, stacke, command position: Hello Ryan You can train your dog yourself without books or videos. With patience and love u can teach the shepherd anything u want to. Use positive re enforcements not negative ones. Pet and praise when done well, not so good u grab some hair in each...

German Shepherds: Training, positive reinforcement, professional trainer
positive reinforcement, professional trainer, pup: Hi Kaye, Your puppy is chewing on you for either two reasons, one she is teething, or she wants you to play with her. She s defintely chewing on the furniture due to teething. Also, the peeing problems are not that abnormal at her age. She is basically...

German Shepherds: Training, grouch, ahold
grouch, ahold, nita: One of the things you need to do is to anticipate the problem. Don t wait until the puppy has its mouth on the older dog. As soon as the neighbor s dog starts to bark, call the pup to you and praise it for coming. When it does manage to to get ahold of...

German Shepherds: Training, obedience training, shepard mix
obedience training, shepard mix, stanger: Hi Kara, I recommend that you get him started in obedience training as soon as possible so that he learns some socializing skills. It will take some work on your end as you have to make up for 2 years of not socializing him, so you will have to be extra patient....

German Shepherds: Training, meet the parents, german shepherd
meet the parents, german shepherd, lineage: Hi Barbara, OK, I didn t know about the other dogs in your home. You are creating what is known as a pack situation (more than 2 dogs together). I need to know the ages of the other 2 dogs, their sexes, if they re spayed or neutered and how old they were...

German Shepherds: Training Advice, female puppy, hand signals
female puppy, hand signals, nastey: HWEY TIMOTHY DO SOME SOCIALIZING WITH THIS DOG. STOP THIS BEHAVIOR NOW AND GET IN CONTROL OF THIS DOG FOR IT GOT CONTROL OF YOU ALL. EVERY DOG MUST HAVE A LEADER AND BOSS, NOW THIS MUST BE U OR THE OTHER ONE. BE MOST FIRM IN COMMANDS, LOUD, MEAN WHAT YOU...

German Shepherds: Training Advice, declawed cats, prey drive
declawed cats, prey drive, natural instincts: HI TIMOTHY IF THE CAT DOES NOT KNOW ENOUGH TO RUN AND HIDE AS THEY HAVE THE ADVANTAGE OVER A DOG, THEN IT GETS WHAT IT DESERVES. ALL AT ONCE THE PUP GREW UP TO KNOW SHE CAN DEFEAT THE CAT, THIS IS JUST DOG INSTINCTS FROM THE WILD PAC DAYS. I GOT A QUESTION...

German Shepherds: Training Advice, vinegar mixture, female puppy
vinegar mixture, female puppy, litter mates: Hi Timothy. Your puppy is just pretty much being a normal 4 month old curious puppy. If she was with her litter mates, she would start to play that rough also. You can start working on correcting the problem by using a spray bottle filled with water. When...

German Shepherds: Training Book, monks of new skete, german shepherd puppy
monks of new skete, german shepherd puppy, gwen bohnenkamp: I have liked The Art of Raising a Puppy by the Monks of New Skete. I am not sure why the latest edition of my Puppy Raising Manual left it off their list. Here is a list put together by the professionals at a dog guide school for those caring for their...

German Shepherds: Training my dog to go to the bathroom in one spot., drsfostersmith com, dept id
drsfostersmith com, dept id, german shepard: CHRIS I SUGGEST USING WWW.DRSFOSTERSMITH.COM TO ORDER IN LINE THEIR PRODUCTS THEY ARE TWO VETS THAT INVENT THEIR OWN THINGS THAT WORK AND THEY HAVE A TOLE FREE NUMBER TO CALL AND ASK TO SPEAK TO ONE OF THE TWO VETS THAT MAKE UP THIS SITE AND FREE BOOK TO...

German Shepherds: Training Obedience, german shepherd, obedience
german shepherd, obedience, agility: Nobody knows everything. You can know how to train a dog without knowing how long it takes others. My current 4 month old is already doing well with the basic commands. Besides obedience, you can do agility plus some specialized German Shepherd stuff....

German Shepherds: Training styles, dog whisperer cesar milan, head halters
dog whisperer cesar milan, head halters, aggression in dogs: Hi, you won t like my opinion about the Dog Whisperer. One of my own clients didn t believe me when I told them that their dog s aggression towards other dogs couldn t be corrected. They paid bucks to fly their dog down to him, and of course the dog couldn...

German Shepherds: Training, counter tops, cayene pepper
counter tops, cayene pepper, hard time: Hi, try and dust cayene pepper on the counter tops. When he goes to sniff or take something off the counter, it will attack him. When you put the cayene pepper on the counter and on any food left up there, make sure he does not see you do it, or he will...

German Shepherds: Tumor in mouth, mouth cancers, dark pigment
mouth cancers, dark pigment, liver failure: It could be several things,. one being that the cancer is actually located somewhere else in the body but is metastized to the mouth. Would explain the recurrence. Have you had him completely scanned? Xrayed? Bloodwork? What are you feeding? Did you know that...

German Shepherds: Why can't I fool with my 3yr. german sheperd, cross bridges, time and patience
cross bridges, time and patience, german sheperd: HI BEVERLY YOU MUST RESTRAIN HIM TO GROOM HIM ON A TABLE OR FLOOR. DO NOT BATH GERMAN SHEPHERDS, THEY ARE NO MAINTENTANCE DOGS. U WILL STRIP HIM OF HIS OILS AND MAKE A DRY SKIN, JUST A GOOD DAILY BRUSHING AND USE A GOOD SUPPLEMENT SUCH AS I DO AND HE...

German Shepherds: tailwagging, friend blue, retired police
friend blue, retired police, police dog: Hi blue, so nice to hear from you and yours again. This is definitely not an age thing. I ll tell you a strange thing. I have two GSD females who do not wag their tails, never have not even when they were pups. I have to say this is the only breed that I have...

German Shepherds: taking care of an 8 week old german sheperd puppy, puppy chow, closet shelving
puppy chow, closet shelving, complete nonsense: Much of what you read about dog nutrition is complete nonsense, solving the problems of the 50 s. The dog guide school, I raise puppies for, has us feed Pro Plan chicken and rice puppy chow until 4 months and then switch to the adult version. Nobody knows...

German Shepherds: teach to walk a strong 2yr male german sheperd, tri tronics, head halter
tri tronics, head halter, german sheperd: Hi Cathie, You shouldn t use a harness to walk him as harnesses are made for them to pull against. That is what they are designed for, so basically you are giving him more opportunity to pull you. You need to get him a Halti Brand Head Head halter Size...

German Shepherds: temper of german shepherds, litter mates, peas in a pod
litter mates, peas in a pod, rescue dogs: Breeds don t have tempers, dogs do. It is true it is more common for German Shepherds to be suspicious of strangers, picky eaters, highly bonded to just one person, etc. than some other breeds. That tells you little about any particular dog. They are individuals...

German Shepherds: any test to verify pedigree ?, dna testing, gsd
dna testing, gsd, physical characteristics: Hi Vishnada, There is no test to verify that a dog is a breed of dog that you think it is unless you have DNA testing from the parents to compare. Most rescues go by looks and are pretty strict about the dog looking 90& the breed the rescue unless they are...

German Shepherds: testing, kind of dogs, schutzhund
kind of dogs, schutzhund, dawn: Hi Jennifer, Actually there are a lot of good US trainers in Schutzhund. When checking out a trainer find out if they currently compete and if so, how many dogs have they titled. Also, what kind of dogs have they titled. This is an ideal site for...

German Shepherds: thinking about a new pup??????, boston terrior, levittown pa
boston terrior, levittown pa, obedience class: Having a new dog move in will upset him, but he should get over it. The better leadership you are giving him, the better it will work. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and...

German Shepherds: What to do with a very timid dog?, manchester terrier dog, manchester terrier
manchester terrier dog, manchester terrier, good nature: Hi, with the terrier, there is nothing much you can do with her except let her deal with things the way she deals with it. At 6 yrs old, she is set in her ways, and you won t be able to change how she feels about others. She just needs to deal with them...

German Shepherds: timid and scared, mud hole, old shoes
mud hole, old shoes, baseball games: Hi Rick I am sorry, just my way being to the point in thought. I love dogs especially Shepherds and mine adore me for they stalk me to death. Some days I cannot move for them under my feet. You must know dogs left in shelters are there for a reason,...

German Shepherds: toddler and puppy, german shepherd puppy, tbsp vinegar
german shepherd puppy, tbsp vinegar, spray bottle: Hi Lexi Get a spray bottle of water, add a tbsp vinegar and when it gets rough spray his face good. Holler, NO NO. Be firm as this puppy knows now a person it can bully, so now u must get in charge and stop it now. It will only get worse, pick up the back...

German Shepherds: top dog, 2 females, gsd
2 females, gsd, old dog: It is only natural for a maturing younger dog to challenge a declining older one for status. 2 females are the combination most likely to be a problem. I am not sure there is a lot you can do other than make it plain they are competing for second place because...

German Shepherds: train a dog to show teeth, aggressive manner, mannerisms
aggressive manner, mannerisms, puppy: Hi, I believe I said there was nothing wrong with a puppy showing his teeth as long as it is not in an aggressive manner. As far as training one to do that, it is very difficult. You would have to catch him (somehow) in the act of showing his teeth, and...

German Shepherds: train dog, puppy chow, baby puppy
puppy chow, baby puppy, closet shelving: From 6 weeks to 4 months puppies need 3 meals a day. After 6 months you can cut back to one meal a day is you want. A very young puppy may only need about a half cup of puppy chow each meal. Shepherds may refuse to eat more than they need when they are...

German Shepherds: training, basic obedience training, white sheperd
basic obedience training, white sheperd, hi john: Hi John Actually we start pups at 9 weeks old basic obedience training. I have a video of one at 16 weeks old almost ready to title and now at 7 months she is real ready this spring for her CD title in Obedience. Being Timid and shy is not the standard...

German Shepherds: training 2 puppies successfully, german shephard puppies, female puppies
german shephard puppies, female puppies, diaper rash: Hi Angela, First off, before you can train two dogs to work together (it s called brace training), you need to teach them separate first. So you need to train each one alone, find out which one is the dominate (which will probably be the female from what...

German Shepherds: training, shepherd puppy, digging holes
shepherd puppy, digging holes, own toys: Maybe some dogs can be trained not to dig holes and shred everything, but I don t know how to train most of them not to. Much of what I have heard is mostly bragging, and short on details about how. I mostly rely on limiting their access to what I want...

German Shepherds: training, monks of new skete, obedience class
monks of new skete, obedience class, raising a puppy: If you have the right relationship with your dog, it is unthinkable for it to turn on you. Much of the advice I give people centers on providing your dog with proper leadership. Doing so is more than I can provide in an answer here. People have written books...

German Shepherds: training, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, obedience training: This is a common problem. It is called submissive wetting. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack...

German Shepherds: training, obedience class, ups deliveries
obedience class, ups deliveries, natural instincts: This could be several things including a physical problem it would take the vet to find. It could be something is happening to stimulate her into activity, perhaps more UPS deliveries or the postman knocking with a package. As she goes running about the...

German Shepherds: training german shepards, natural instincts, leadership training
natural instincts, leadership training, opion: Hi, I totally agree that you should not use reward training to actually train a dog. Not only because their mother doean t give out treats, but also because they will start to rely on the treats to do everything, and if you don t happen to have a treat and...

German Shepherds: training of a german sheperd puppy and the healthcare of the dog, innoculations, german sheperd
innoculations, german sheperd, german shepherds: Hi, you can start training a dog as soon as they can understand their name and comprehend the word no as a negative term. Basically this shows that their brain is comprehending. Normally this process can start as early as 10 weeks old. A good site for...

German Shepherds: training the puppy?, closet shelving, housebreaking
closet shelving, housebreaking, wire rack: There are too many poorly bred Shepherds out there. There are many fine dogs too. I hope you did your homework, OFA hips, eyes, met the parents, and all that. Bleeder usually refers to hemophilia. I don t think it is common, but may happen. Warrantees...

German Shepherds: training, click your heels, rump
click your heels, rump, pup: Marty Start with collar and leash for leading. The pup will pull and act crazy, hang in there, do not give in and coaxe it to you, to Come here, then release and walk. Teaching to sit push the rump down on command SIT. Then to move forward, lift the...

German Shepherds: traning, bad habbit, old bitch
bad habbit, old bitch, scrivens: Hi, first off, you don t want to use your hands to keep her off you, dogs view hands as paws as far as body language is concerned. When you raise you hands, they view the body language as you raising paws to them to play. What you need to do is when you...

German Shepherds: treatment for perianal fisture, pregancies, reoccurence
pregancies, reoccurence, members tripod: Hi, I am sorry to hear about your GSD. Here is an excellent site on Perianal Fistulas. http://members.tripod.com/~perianal-fistulas/MatthewsReport.html It really covers a lot about the use of Cyclosporine (including the lab work you should do while it...

German Shepherds: I am trying to research some..., boston terriers, fur coat
boston terriers, fur coat, german lines: Hi Trisha There are many good breeds for families with children. Including one of them are the German Shepherds. BUT, I breed only the West German Lines, no American lines. I feel that they are messing up the Shepherds to show them in American shows, therefore...

German Shepherds: tumors, sheps, wheezes
sheps, wheezes, tumors: Hi, how old is your dog? I would be concerned with the fact that she is wheezing more, which tells me that it is irritating her more. Depending on her age, I would look into getting it removed. Nasal tumors are not that common in Shepherds. Hope this helps,...

German Shepherds: types of shepherds, true name, straight back
true name, straight back, akc: I think I know what you are talking about. I think there is a name for the ones with the sloping back, but I don t remember it. I find the straighter back ones more attractive too. Try www.akc.org. They may discuss it, or have a link to a group that does....

German Shepherds: Under socialized GSD puppy, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, anxiety attack: Many people don t understand the importance of early socialization and the difficulty of undoing problems from it. It is also possible she is going through a fear stage. Even the best bred and socialized puppies go through them. I would not take her back...

German Shepherds: Under Weight GSD, kidney pancreas, male german shepherd
kidney pancreas, male german shepherd, three vets: Dawn, I am very sorry to hear about your boy. He clearly has issues with his digestive system and is not getting or maintaining the nutrients he needs or has issues with an organ affecting his ability to utilize nutrients and this is affecting not only his...

German Shepherds: Underweight German Shepherd, quality dog food, shiny coats
quality dog food, shiny coats, dry food: Thanks for caring enough to rescue your dog. 66 pounds is very light for a 3 year old male. I am very glad you are feeding Royal Canin. It is a good Premium dog food. I use it with my dogs and they all have beautiful shiny coats and good weight....

German Shepherds: Upper/lower worn down teeth, female german shepherd, rawhide bone
female german shepherd, rawhide bone, root canals: You ve done exactly the right thing. I wouldn t think that chewing on a rubber toy could wear down her teeth like that, but it depends I suppose on how hard she s chewing and how hard the rubber is. Untreated she could develop abcesses and lose her teeth just...

German Shepherds: underweight-but appears healthy, vet bills, german sheperd
vet bills, german sheperd, blood work: Hi Kerry, Have you tried switching to a different food? I would switch to something else and also try putting warm water on it. That tends to bring out the scent better of the food, which can entice them to eat more. Also feeding when it is cool also can...

German Shepherds: VACCINATIONS, closet shelving, heart worm
closet shelving, heart worm, fatal diseases: Without vaccinations, your puppy is at serious risk for sudden fatal diseases such as Parvo. it also need heart worm medicine and maybe flea medicine. If it was removed from its litter before 6 weeks, it may have trouble with other dogs. What does a...

German Shepherds: Vaccines - Shots - How Much Do They Cost, dogs ears, lime disease
dogs ears, lime disease, infovet: Shots themselves are relatively inexpensive Approx. $20.00 per shot. The cost varies depending on Vet Clinic and Country. The best thing to do is to contact a vet near you and discuss the fees at the time you make your appointment. I have found that city...

German Shepherds: Vicious Puppy Behavior, german shepard puppy, flat fabric
german shepard puppy, flat fabric, obedience class: Spay is usually used with females. Common practice now is 6 months with the trend toward earlier. The year is way out of date. Can t remember when I heard it last. Of course, I can t remember all the bad advice I see. There are many people including some...

German Shepherds: vomiting, veterinarian medicine, anal glands
veterinarian medicine, anal glands, sensitive stomach: I wouldn t worry about the diminished appetite right away. Shepherds tend to be light eaters, and keep themselves on the thin side. I would give the vet a little more time. Veterinarian medicine is even less of an exact science than human medicine. Sometimes...

German Shepherds: vomitting problem, egg yoke, male german shepherd
egg yoke, male german shepherd, beaten egg: Hello Kiyeon Your dog has digestive problems, change the dog dry kibble and try like Eukanuba, Iams, Science Diet, Solid Gold, Burns, Innova or caifornia natural. all great dry with plenty of fresh water. Lift the water at six and feed last feeding...

German Shepherds: Wacky GSD after abortion, puppy mill, plastic crate
puppy mill, plastic crate, gsd: How heart breaking. It is sad, but possible it would have been her second litter. I have no experience like that, and don t remember reading anything. Perhaps go to a pet store and buy her a litter of stuffed toys. Put them in a nice nest, maybe a large...

German Shepherds: Want to confirm the purity of breed, german shepherd puppies, german shephards
german shepherd puppies, german shephards, german shephard puppies: German Shepherd puppies are born solid black, and develop other colors continuing until they are full grown. Some of them never have any brown or tan. they may be known as silvers. I think the slanting back is prized in show dogs, but other lines bred for...

German Shepherds: THE WEIGHT OF GERMAN SHEPERDS, german sheperds, two bitches
german sheperds, two bitches, adult food: HI ROB THE NORMALS STANDARD I FOLLOW FROM THE GERMANS IS 65 LBS FOR FEMALES LITTLE OVER THAT IS OK. FULL GROWTH. MALES AT 90 LBS. NO MORE. IF SHE GETS TOO BIG IT MEANS HEARTH AND HIP PROBLEMS. HOPE YOU GOT A GOOD WARRANTY AS SHE MUST BE AMERICAN BRED?...

German Shepherds: Weight problem, hip displacia, american lineage
hip displacia, american lineage, thyroid problem: Hi Belinda, There could be a couple of things wrong. She really needs blood work to rule them out. One is a possible thyroid problem which is common in GSDs, as well as diabetes. Did you meet her parents? If so, were they thin? Some american lineage...

German Shepherds: Weight, large breed dogs, puppy chow
large breed dogs, puppy chow, lean side: Has the vet made any suggestions? As I said, puppy chow is rich in calories, small breed even more so. I do know the dog guide school switched my skinny little Gretchen from Pro Plan to Pedigree after they retained her as breeding stock. I never was told...

German Shepherds: White German Shepherds, white german shepherds, aggression in dogs
white german shepherds, aggression in dogs, white shepherds: I have just started responding to questions in this category and saw your unanswered question. It is good to see such a caring dog owner. I hope your answer is not too late. I gave a similar response today. See it below. How is your dog doing now. ...

German Shepherds: White german Shepherd barking, white german shepherd, obedience training
white german shepherd, obedience training, apparent reason: Hi Mark, You need to enroll him in obedience training to help with the pulling etc. You won t be able to have him off leash until you train him on leash first. Is there anything he is seeing in the garden? Have you tested his hearing to make sure he can...

German Shepherds: Wining, german sheperd, negative attention
german sheperd, negative attention, spray bottle: Hi Kristina, Some Shepherds are what we call worry warts, and whine about everything. He is probably one of those. You might try spraying him with a spray bottle full of water everytime he whines. Just spray his face and tell him no at the same time. ...

German Shepherds: Winter coats, winter coats, husky mix
winter coats, husky mix, german shepard: HI TRACY I FEEL IT WOULD BE BEST IF THE DOG LIVES AS AN OUTDOOR DOG WITH HUSKY BEING IN IT MAKES FOR A DIFFICULT DOG INSIDE TO BE COMFORTABLE. BUT, THE KIDS COULD LET IT LOOSE AND COME INSIDE WHILE THEY EAT OR WHATEVER A FEW HOURS. THEY NEED TO LEARN TO...

German Shepherds: WOOPIE, seminole county florida, german shepperd
seminole county florida, german shepperd, k9 police: To be totally honest I don t now. But I will try to find out for you. I m not in Florida and it ll take me a bit of time to get references for an opt there. Then I can t tell you whether or not they will see her. Chances are she has a congenital defect and...

German Shepherds: Worried about these symptoms...., thyroid hormone production, insufficient thyroid hormone
thyroid hormone production, insufficient thyroid hormone, thyroid glands: My advice to you is to follow your gut instinct and see a vet for a check up and/or diagnosis. German Shepherds are considered to be entering their senior stage at around 7 years old. Dogs do slow down after being neutered. All of those hormones and testosterone...

German Shepherds: How to walk my aggressive male shepherd, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, head halter: The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack and a top dog. Life is much easier if the 2 legged pack members...

German Shepherds: Do I want a German Shepherd?, german shepherd breed, puppy dog
german shepherd breed, puppy dog, sled dogs: Hi Lisa First of all a puppy grows up to be only as good an adult as the person in charge lets it? That is to say Positive training, proper exercise daily, proper care of feeding and socializing it through out being a puppy. Make sure it has its own box...

German Shepherds: i want to know about German Shepherds, akc breed, bull dogs
akc breed, bull dogs, german shepherds: Yes, German Shepherds are an AKC breed and other countries too. There are many books about them. You could start at www.akc.org. They have information on them and links to more. Yorkies are a different breed, and there are several different breeds of bull...

German Shepherds: wary of strangers, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, greeting visitors: The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack and a top dog. Life is much easier if the 2 legged pack members...

German Shepherds: weight and different concers, puppy chow, feeding a puppy
puppy chow, feeding a puppy, obedience class: Keeping their ribs from showing is a more common problem with Shepherds than over weight, but yours could be. Nobody can say if 40 pounds is too much for him or not. There is an easy way for you t0 check him, see http://www.puppychow.com/products/popup_body_condition.aspx...

German Shepherds: weight gains, puppy chow, adult formula
puppy chow, adult formula, rich food: There may be, but I wouldn t set much store in them. They could be part of the get big fast thinking. Even if not, dogs vary too much for any table. It sounds like you are concerned about excessive fast growth. Shepherds do shoot up fast. If they stay...

German Shepherds: weight issurs, german shepher, tape worms
german shepher, tape worms, ribs: How badly do the ribs show? What does your vet say? Many young Shepherds won t eat enough to completely keep their ribs hidden. The vet has carefully checked, and rechecked for worms including tape worms? As long as she eats it, I would choose a food you...

German Shepherds: weight, german shepherd puppy, gaining weight
german shepherd puppy, gaining weight, weight gain: The guidelines are very vague. Evaluate him using http://www.longliveyourdog.com/twoplus/RateYourDog.aspx The thing is to look at body condition, although it is common for Shepherds to refuse to eat enough to keep their ribs from showing a little. If so,...

German Shepherds: whelping, pant, bitches
pant, bitches, puppy: IT TAKES FROM 63 TO 65 DAYS TO HAVE PUPS FROM THE MATING. SOME BITCHES LESS THAN OR MORE THAN. KNOW YOUR BITCH. FEED PUPPY BRAND OF FOOD FOR MORE PROTEIN, LOTS OF WATER, GOOD EXERCISE AND A WHELP BOX TO WHELP THE PUPS WHEN SHE STARTS TO DIG AND PANT HEAVY....

German Shepherds: whinning, spray bottles, act that way
spray bottles, act that way, spray bottle: Hi Lou, Yes Huskies whine. Unfortunately you can not change the breed they are. When a dog has a breed trait, you can t change that. Be thankful, GSD s are barkers, I think I d rather have the whining. :) You can try spraying him with a spray bottle...

German Shepherds: My white german shepherd..3 yrs. old is no watchdog, white german shepherd, breed descriptions
white german shepherd, breed descriptions, watchdog: Yes. I have often said dogs don t read breed descriptions and fail to live up to them. Some of my Labs hate the water. One of them ate like a Shepherd, even on a concentrated chow, his ribs showed. Many people would trade dogs with you in a heart beat....

German Shepherds: wieght german shepherd, adult dog food, corn wheat
adult dog food, corn wheat, quality puppy: If she acts hungry she is hungry What are you feeding? I would absolutely say that you are not feeding her enough. Get her a good quality puppy food. Preferably large breed. For now feed her as much as she will eat in about thirty minutes three times per...

German Shepherds: window sills, german shepherd mix, window sills
german shepherd mix, window sills, pack leader: Your dog is needs a consistent pack leader that she will listen to. If she is not listening to your attempts to stop her jumping on the window sill chances are there are many other areas you are having trouble too. SOME GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DOG:...

German Shepherds: winning, obedience class, little puppy
obedience class, little puppy, kennal: You may have a strong willed puppy needing a firm hand. Go ahead and force him into the crate. At bed time, with a new puppy, I have found lying down in front of the crate like you were going to sleep and speaking softly to it, or singing, until it settles...

German Shepherds: why wont it stop?, digging holes, anthing
digging holes, anthing, professional training: Hi Allison, It sounds like your dog needs to go through some professional training. He is at his testing stage (sort of like a 6 year old child) and is trying everything in the world to see what he can do. Getting him started in obedience will help you...

German Shepherds: Xena - 18 Week Puppy Limping, medical question, german shepherds
medical question, german shepherds, paw: If your puppy is limping you ll have to get to the bottom of it and she really should be taken back to the vet. I do have a help and information page to assist with raising your puppy and to help deal with care, feeding, and assistance with behaviors...

German Shepherds: what do i do, german shepard, goldens
german shepard, goldens, new partner: Shepherds tend to bond more closely with one person than many other breeds. When one is rehomed like yours was, they are slower to adjust. If you read my profile, you saw I raise puppies for a dog guide school. They mostly use Labs now, but still use some...

German Shepherds: what can i do??, national kennel club, breeding dogs
national kennel club, breeding dogs, thas: That breeder is an irresponsible idiot that has no business breeding dogs. I am not sure what legal remedies you have. Giving up your puppy would be difficult now, and much more difficult after you have had time for legal action. I am not sure if your national...

German Shepherds: How much is too much, premium dog foods, german bloodlines
premium dog foods, german bloodlines, bone structures: It is best to feed the dogs according to the directions on the dog food bag. Every dog food is different. Some have more fillers so the dogs eat more and poop more to get the nutrients they need. Premium Dog foods require less feeding to get the proper...

German Shepherds: what should I do?, american blood, german shepard
american blood, german shepard, warm regards: HI KATHY I WOULD MOST CERTAINLY GO BACK ON THAT BREEDER NO MATTER WHAT YOU PAID. WHAT KIND OF PAPERS DID U GET, NOT FROM THE AKC, FOR THEY CHECK CAREFULLY ALL LITTERS TO BE REGISTERED.? PLEASE LET ME KNOW MORE DETAILS ON PAPERS ON THE DOG, HOW MUCH YOU...

German Shepherds: year old German Shepherd very underweight, male german shepherd, good dogs
male german shepherd, good dogs, mixed signals: Start adding kibble to your dog s diet as follows: WHAT TO DO IF SWITCHING FOODS When switching dog foods, your dog may not tolerate a sudden switch and this usually causes diarrhea. In order to avoid this make the switch gradually. For puppies I recommend...

German Shepherds: Zeus & Denali -- follow up question, liquid chlorophyll, liquid chlorophyl
liquid chlorophyll, liquid chlorophyl, doubt in my mind: Hi Kim Well thanks so much for the kind words! You can have Denali spayed while she is in heat. It is a bit more complicated and most vet s charge more, but it s much better than having an unwanted litter of pups or having to spay during a pregnancy. I would...

German Shepherds: Zimectrin for dogs, zimectrin gold, fleas and ticks
zimectrin gold, fleas and ticks, flea and tick products: I am not familiar with Zimectrin. Is it another brand of ivermectin? My Heartgard+ for 26-50 pound dogs contains 136 mcg of it. The gold likely means it has other ingredients, such as the pyrantel in the Heartgard+. If so, it should be Ok for your dog....

German Shepherds: Zimectrin, horse vet, heart worm
horse vet, heart worm, healthy dogs: HI FRED I DO NOT REMEMBER OF PUTTING UP WHAT I USED BECAUSE OF NUT LASE SUITS GOING ON VIA THE NET? ANYHOW, YES I USE ZEMECTRIN, ROEMECTRIN, IVER CARE, WHATEVER THE MAKER PUTS ON THE HORSE WORMER LABEL IS SUFFICEINT, AND IT WORKS AND SAVES MONEY IN HEART...

Germany: 1 Week in Northern Germany, merchant guilds, hanseatic league
merchant guilds, hanseatic league, hamburg bremen: Hello Nancy Lowry, Next to Hamburg you might want to visit Luebeck (Lubeck, with an Umlaut u ) and Kiel, both of which are not far from Hamburg. Bremen is definitely worth a day. These four cities were the northern German seats of the Hanse or Hanseatic...

Germany: Berchtesgaden Octoberfest, tourist information office, octoberfest
tourist information office, octoberfest, exact dates: Hi, You can find just about any city s web site in Germany by going to www.NAMEOFCITY.de http://www.berchtesgaden.de/en/startseite.html This site, if it does not list the Oktoberfest specifically, will at least lead you in the direction of the tourist...

Germany: A German art print, german art, herrmann
german art, herrmann, art print: Ddear Marie, I am not sure of the name: it must be something like J. Herrmann or F. Herrmann. I tried to find a painter called Herrmann in my databases but no result... If you tell me where you have found this picture it could me easier to find who the...

Germany: German Table Manners, german ancestors, freisland
german ancestors, freisland, german table: Dear Renee, thank you for your question. Sraping your knife against the fork is something that is sometimes done, but it s not exactly good manners. I do it, too, sometimes, but I wouldn t do it in a restaurant or something. It s more of a bad habit than...

Germany: Gift Certificate Options in Germany, american express gift certificates, ludwigshafen germany
american express gift certificates, ludwigshafen germany, ottode: Hi Karen [I found this in a pool of unanswered questions and will try and help. I do not know why Christine could not answer] The plain American Express cheque system works in Europe but about $25 is deducted for a cash payout! Most large retailers...

Germany: Kues visits, burg eltz, mosel river
burg eltz, mosel river, castle ruin: Hello, Do not miss nearby Trier, Germany s oldest city. It was founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. It is easily worth an entire day. Also charming is nearby Beilstein and Cochem. This is another full days sightseeing and fun. Climb to...

Germany: Summer Germany Vacation, dee dee, southern alps
dee dee, southern alps, traveling to germany: You can certainly do all three small towns by car in the time allotted - I think. If you are going in August, please realize that this is the time of year when all of Europe takes a vacation. Count on the southern Alps being VERY popular. Any other time...

Germany: Travel to Germany and beyond!, italy thanks, night trains
italy thanks, night trains, italy venice: Hi Julian [I picked this question up in a pool of unanswered questions. I do not know why Christine could not answer and so will try help.] To answer this properly we would need to know your age-group, citizenship, basic interests and your approximate...

Germany: Visiting the Allgau, visiting venice, fairy story
visiting venice, fairy story, marvellous job: Thanks for the kind words Rod, it is a pleasure to help people who appreciate our free service, not all do. I was expecting to see another question here. Any? Thanks for giving me an opportunity to state that I had problems uploading my answer yesterday...

Germany: Visiting Germany and Austria in March., visiting germany, achensee lake
visiting germany, achensee lake, konigssee: Hallo und Willkommen Diana [Times I indicate include driving there from the previous point] You have chosen a very good a acceptable route with a lot of highlights, a churches and castles tour. If you are arriving from America or the far East, jet lag...

Germany: Breweries, Breweries, beer
Breweries, beer, beer halls: Hi Gabe The breweries themselves are not visited much by tourists but rather the taverns and beer halls. Only a few breweries offer guided tours of their factories/bottling plants at all, some only by appointment. I think most are quite secretive about...

Germany: birthday parties for children, paper cones, roman catholics
paper cones, roman catholics, first communion: Dear Sandy, thank you for your question. You are right, those birthdays are usually ot different from others. With Roman Catholics, children often receive their first communionwhen the are ten years old, but the age differs from region to region. That s...

Germany: Children in Germany, siedler von catan, typical playground
siedler von catan, typical playground, classic board games: Hello Kelly Hall, I am a bit concerned that it is you who ask me this question and not your son. After all it is his school project and his opportunity to learn how to go about solving this task, to learn for example how to write a question to an expert...

Germany: Where does german Shepherds get their name?, german shepherd breed, fur colour
german shepherd breed, fur colour, sheep dogs: Dear Debbie, thank you for your question. They are named German Shepherds because they were originally used as sheep dogs or more broadly speaking as herding dogs, but Schaeferhund, as they are called in german, does mean sheep dog. They were not purely...

Germany: Learning German Grammar, Deutsch, German
Deutsch, German: Hi Terre One does not get much for free . You may wish to try also your local public library or university/college, they usualy have audio tapes too. Whach www.ebay.com or www.amazon.com for good deals in used learning material. These are internet sources...

Germany: Munich and Bavaria in March 2009, neuschwanstein castles, munich and bavaria
neuschwanstein castles, munich and bavaria, alpine scenery: Dear Victoria, As my primary means of making a living is in designing and leading private tours, I cannot answer your question very completely. It is against the rules I ve set up for myself. I can, however, advise that if I were you and your husband,...

Germany: REMEMBRANCE OF/WITH FLOWER OF A GERMAN FRIEND, typical flower, heart image
typical flower, heart image, national flower: Dear Roy, there is no national flower for Germany. But a typical flower is the cornflower. You could also use a lebkuchen heart image that is very well-known and appreciated in Germany for many occasions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lebkuchen ...

Germany: Self catering boats, self catering boats southern germany
self catering boats southern germany: Hello Merideth, You asked me this same question on 9/26 and I answered on 9/27. Perhaps my answer got locked into your spam filter. In any case, I don t know of any self-catering boats in Southern Germany. There could be a good reason. Southern Germany,...

Germany: The salami principal, breaking things, salami
breaking things, salami, german friend: Dear Helen, thank you for your question. I had never heard that before, but apparently it s commonly used in management courses and such. Salamiprinzip or Salamitaktik translates as salami tactics (salami is pepperoni in American English). I hope I was...

Germany: Weather and Daily Dress, Düsseldorf, weather
Düsseldorf, weather, weather forecast: Hi Matt www.wetter.com gives a 16-day forecast for major European cities. See http://www.wetter.com/wetter_aktuell/wettervorhersage/16_tagesvorhersage/?id=DE0001855 For Düsseldorf you will see they predict no rain between October 9 and Oktober 15, partly...

Germany: Winter holiday in southern Germany?, motorway service areas, lake constance
motorway service areas, lake constance, winter tyres: Dear Diane, thank you for your question. There s a motorway going directly to the Bodensee and it will be kept clear of snow even in winter. If you want to go to Friedrichshafen (the biggest German city on Lake Constance) for example, I don t think that...

Germany: Animals of Germany (3), wildlife
wildlife: Hello Justin Since Germany is a small part of the greater Eurasian continent, it shares native animals with other neighbouring countries. Also, mid-Europe can be divided into three distinctive regions, running through Germany, each with its own selection...

Germany: Birth right, inheritance law, german citizenship
inheritance law, german citizenship, inheritance rights: Hello Mandy, I am not sure what you mean by birth right . It could be the right to German citizenship or it could be inheritance rights. Citizenship law is a very complicated matter and much depends on the exact circumstances of birth. From what you...

Germany: Climate in Dusseldorf around Feb. and March, uk weather maps, climate graph
uk weather maps, climate graph, thick socks: Dear Natasha, thank you for your question. You are definitely going to need warm clothing. Prepare for rain, too, and you may get some snow. The temperature is typically between 37 and 51°F, although it can drop to 32 or less or get a bit warmer. So I would...

Germany: Pirmasens, wonderful memories, army base
Germany: Pirmasens, wonderful memories, army base

Germany: German Bells, zwiesel, bells
zwiesel, bells, crystal: Hi John, One of the biggest centers of German glass manufacturing is in the eastern Bavarian town of Zwiesel. I went on www.google.de and came up with this link: http://www.google.de/search?hl=de&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=zwiesel+glas+manufaktur&spell=1...

Germany: German Geneology, Geneology, German Surnames
Geneology, German Surnames, german: Hi Carlos I have not heard this name before and googling it found little references in Germany. Using my surname map sites, the name is very rare here! http://www.verwandt.de/karten/absolut/reckholder.html http://www.verwandt.ch/karten/absolut/reckholder.html...

Germany: German Glass Bells, glass, crystal
glass, crystal, glocken: Hi John Use the German word for bells (Glocke/Glocken) and crystal (Kristal) for your search attempts. I found: These may have been Swarovski crystal bells usually used as decoration at weddings? See: http://www.swarovski.com/Web_DE/de/626792/product/Glocken.html?CatalogCategoryName=0503...

Germany: The German Teenager, teenager, trends
teenager, trends, lifestyle: Hi John Teenagers in Germany have very much the same likes and dislikes as normal westernized youth in all of Europe, the USA or Japan. In fact, many countries have followed the styles, trends and fashion, countries like Philippines, Argentina, South...

Germany: Pirmasens, sending me a message, army base
sending me a message, army base, focus inc: Hello Steven, Sorry for the delay in answering but the system failed in not sending me a message informing me that there was a question waiting. To make it short, I am in the Pirmasens area at least once per summer and I would be happy to take a few...

Germany: Driving in Winter (#4) Chances of Snow, driving in snow, winter driving
driving in snow, winter driving, driving: Hi Jessica I have answered this often, see the links below for more information. Basically snow is unpredictable. There is about a 40% chance of a White Christmas every year but if you are here for say two weeks, the chance of it snowing is about 90%...

Germany: Driving in Winter (#5) Kids, winter driving, white christmas
winter driving, white christmas, innsbruck: Hi Claire Many locals and tourists drive in winter, also in appalling conditions. It it quite an exciting experience and fun if one is well prepared and patient. Innsbruck has great connections to the rest of Europe by train (only one tranfer stop from...

Germany: Germany and its people, Germany, ethnics
Germany, ethnics, migration: Hi Blaine There are no such official statistics in Germany. Citizens are citizens! I guess about 80% are Caucasian, whites and 20% non-whites , about 1% are black . Of the total population of 82 million, 15 million are immigrants from these countries;...

Germany: Living in Germany, military retiree, living in germany
military retiree, living in germany, military retirees: Hi John, While this is outside my expertise, I believe that a military retiree maintains a special status that allows him or her to stay in a country as long as that country and the USA have a special agreement. That retiree would have to use the medical...

Germany: Possible move to Germany advice, immobilienscout24 de, 83278 traunstein
immobilienscout24 de, 83278 traunstein, wood engineering: Dear Michelle, I can only give you some interesting information sources to answer your questions. - For information about the work market in Traunstein, please contact the employment agency: Chiemseestrasse 35 83278 Traunstein Tel: 01801 / 555111...

Germany: Christmas in Bavaria, german fashion, american fashions
german fashion, american fashions, christmas markets: Dear Ginny, German and American fashions are very similar today and you can find in Germany the same international trademarks as in the USA. Do not worry about that! If you want to learn more about German fashion, you can visit the website (in English):...

Germany: Fastnacht/Karnival, rhine region, dear james
rhine region, dear james, german word: Dear James, thank you for your question. Karneval/Fastnacht developed probably from the heathen tradition of chasing away the winter by loud noises, colourful clothes and masks ect. There s also a theory that it has something to do with the beginning of...

Germany: Friederichshafen to Garmisch, www bahn de, friedrichshafen airport
www bahn de, friedrichshafen airport, bayern ticket: Hi Gerry I did consider this when I answered before but car ( Autobahn ) and train connect major points in the Alps and follow similar routes. I doubt that there are buses between these finger deep locations in the alps without going through Memmingen...

Germany: German Culture...!, world war ii, war themes
world war ii, war themes, german culture: Dear Raj, Thank you for your question. No, the German do not consider themselves as a superior race as the Hollywood movies like to represent them. During the World War II the nazis were eager to dominate the other nations but this time is over and I must...

Germany: German Protocol, negotiation protocol, west germans
negotiation protocol, west germans, culture shock: Hello Malaya This is very complicated and difficult between all cultures and depends where you originate. There are many books on this subject and I highly recommend the Culture Shock series. These books describe protocol in the most smallest and particular...

Germany: Help, teddy bear, thanks in advance
teddy bear, thanks in advance, flowers: Hello, you can order flowers or other gifts on these websites http://www.fleurop.com/ http://www.ftd.com/ The interfaces are in English but they can deliver your gift in Germany. I hope that my response was useful and that you will find a nice gift...

Germany: International Gifts, uk shipping prices, ebay
uk shipping prices, ebay, dry flowers: Hi You mention US-dollars so I assume you are in the USA. If you have enough time consider putting a small parcel together of dry flowers and sending them together with a letter a a small present from America. I get parcels from my sister there, take...

Germany: Oktoberfest, having trouble finding information, beer tents
having trouble finding information, beer tents, altavista: Hi Caroline The official website is http://www.oktoberfest.de/en/# Use the image search features at Yahoo, Google or Altavista to view some spectacular photos and graphics. Also see www.youtube.com to get an idea of sound and motion of the Oktoberfest....

Germany: Proper attire, central munich, southern bavaria
central munich, southern bavaria, black lipstick: Hi Ginny, I have been to many Christmas Markets all over Bavaria for many years and never saw or met an American. Perhaps you saw simple modern dress which is very popular here. Unfortunately Bavaria has become multi-cultural too. Perhaps for the better....

Germany: tattoos, tattoo artists, age 18
tattoo artists, age 18, tatoo: Dear Tanya, thank you for your question.t It s theoretically possible to get a tatoo even if you are not of age (18 in Germany), but you will need your parents written consent. Many tattoo artists will not tattoo you even then because there s always the...

Germany: Wildlife of Germany, famous people from germany, hedge hogs
famous people from germany, hedge hogs, hedge hog: Hi Jacqi I do not understand what the animals have to do with famous people from Germany? Hedgehogs, we call Igel , are very common in most the worlds temperate regions and very common in Germany too. I came across one on walk just a few weeks ago....

Germany: i want to know, german citizenship, living and working in germany
german citizenship, living and working in germany, working in germany: Dear Ernest, thank you for your question. I cannot give a definite answer right away, I need some more information on this. Do you have German citizenship or both US (I assume) and German citizenship? If you do, you have all the rights that any German has,...

Germany: Animals of Germany, nationalpark bayrischer wald, nationalpark bayerischer wald
nationalpark bayrischer wald, nationalpark bayerischer wald, list of extinct animals: Hi Naomi Germany is a small part of Europe and most animals are common across the continent. The country is divided into 3 regions; coastal, mid-land and alpine. These regions expand over borders so that Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland,...

Germany: BAYREUTH, culture museums, police statistics
culture museums, police statistics, richard wagner: Dear Paula, I think your granddaughter will enjoy her stay in Bayreuth. Bayreuth is a city of 74 000 inhabitants situated in Bavaria. You will find all sort of info in English about Bayreuth (history, culture, museums, sports, etc.) on this website: ...

Germany: Berlin Wall, berlin wall, paving stones
berlin wall, paving stones, memorials: Dear David, thank you for your question. The wall was almost completely removed except for small parts that serve now as memorials. In Berlin, you can still follow moist of the course of the wall because it has been marked with differently coloured paving...

Germany: Camera Equipment in the castles, castles in bavaria, flash photography
castles in bavaria, flash photography, neuschwanstein: Dear Richard, Of course you may take your camera inside on the tour. The restriction is simply on taking pictures, not on carrying a camera. You are correct that no photography is allowed. That is a newer rule unfortunately. Years ago only flash photography...

Germany: Cuckoo Clocks, black forest clock, cuckoo clocks
black forest clock, cuckoo clocks, cuckoo clock: Hi Leann, The kingdom of all things that go Cuckoo is the area around Triberg including Triberg, Schonwald and surrounding villages. Triberg is definitely the Cuckoo Capital of the Black Forest. The widespread House of 1,000 clocks is the place to go...

Germany: Driving, tourist information centres, wine routes
tourist information centres, wine routes, medieval ruins: Dear Maggie, thank you for your question. If you are willing to make some detours, I would suggest visiting Mainz, Worms, Wiesbaden or Trier. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiesbaden http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trier http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worms%2C_Germany...

Germany: German Wood carver, oberammergau germany, woodcarving school
Germany: German Wood carver, oberammergau germany, woodcarving school, wood carver

Germany: Traveling in Hesse, l2 bus, train station
Germany: Traveling in Hesse, l2 bus, train station, best solution

Germany: German Wood carver, furth im wald, religious statues
furth im wald, religious statues, wood carver: This is a tough one - you re right. The only thing I could find, counting on the high probability that Herr Lang is/was from Oberammergau (where most famous German woodcarvers are from), was the following link: http://www.krippenfreunde-bayern.de/augsburg2008/en/informationen.htm...

Germany: Karneval Fastnacht Fasching, carnival parades, carnival dates
carnival parades, carnival dates, street carnival: Dear Jessie, can I refer you to a very informative website (in English) to answer your question: http://www.goethe.de/ges/rel/thm/arc/en83905.htm There is a great carnival in Cologne. In 2009 the Carnival dates are as follows: - Women s Carnival...

Germany: Non-tourist Tips, pilsen czech republic, kufstein austria
pilsen czech republic, kufstein austria, isar river: Hello Phil One cannot avoid tourists in Bavaria in summer, foreigners as well as northerners also invade the place, like Florida or the French Riviera! The smaller cities and towns are quieter that the highlights . here is a list of my favorite quiet...

Germany: peanut butter, creamy peanut butter, nutella
creamy peanut butter, nutella, marmelade: Dear Vince, thank you for your question. You can buy peanut butter in almost all supermarkets, but it has arrived here only a few years ago. It s not as popular as marmelade or Nutella (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutella), but there are quite a few people...

Germany: Rothenburg to Nuremburg, private shuttle service, christmas market
private shuttle service, christmas market, steinach: Hi, You re right, there is no direct train from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Nürnberg. You have to travel first to the little town of Steinach and then you would transfer to a train to Ansbach and then on to Nürnberg. A taxi would be very expensive....

Germany: Traveling in Hesse, nearest train station, google map
nearest train station, google map, train line: Hello Peggy, Trebur, as you may know, is a village southeast of the large town of Mainz. The nearest train station to Trebur is in Nauheim, about a mile or so to the northeast of Trebur. There might be bus service to Trebur from Nauheim or from Gross Gerau....

Germany: train, diebahn, german railway
diebahn, german railway, deutsche bahn: Hi Kathy, You can get an answer from www.diebahn.de, which is the web site of the Deutsche Bahn Service. (German Railway) However, knowing what I know about Germany s topography, I don t think a train would run direct to Michelstadt. Most likely you...

Germany: visiting Rhineland, rothenburg ob der tauber, central rhein
rothenburg ob der tauber, central rhein, rhein valley: Yes, you can take a train from the Frankfurt Airport to Bacharach. It will not be a direct shot, but you can get there, probably with a change in Mainz. And yes, you can then continue your journey from Bacharach to Amsterdram, probably changing in Koblenz...

Germany: West German Porcelain, porcelain marks, german porcelain
porcelain marks, german porcelain, antique lamps: I do not know the mark but I do know the website of experts who can help you. I always use http://www.porcelainsite.com/porcelain/marks/start.shtml with great success. At the bottom middle of this page click on Discussion Board. There you can post your...

Germany: Bavarian Weather Forercast, bavaria munich, southern bavaria
bavaria munich, southern bavaria, munich airport: Hi Jesmond Weather : I use the 10 day forecasts by CNN and Deutsche Wetterdienst. It is a bit early to tell now but the weather should be mild. Another bad system hit New York and that always comes over the Atlantic about 10 days later, you should miss...

Germany: Bavaria in October, rhine valley, weather in october
rhine valley, weather in october, picturesque foothills: Hi Joyce There is no need to hire a 4x4 unless you have private access to some kind of a farm that you would like to go off-road. Weather in October is cool and very unpredictable like in April. It is because of that that the Oktoberfest starts mid-September...

Germany: Foods of the World Report, first thanksgiving, mountain wind
first thanksgiving, mountain wind, native food: Dear Neshad, you will find every information (geography, population,...) you need on this website : http://www.facts-about-germany.de In the glossary, under German cuisine , you can read: German cuisine There is no such thing as standard “German...

Germany: German Family Tree, teleauskunft de, correct spelling
teleauskunft de, correct spelling, father ralph: Hello Ana Ulrich, Ralph and Ralf are very common names in the German speaking countries. For genealogy I use http://www.verwandt.de/karten/ Just enter the name to get basic statistics. That shows that Asenkerschbaumer is correctly spelt and there...

Germany: German Soap, cleopatra soap, nextag
cleopatra soap, nextag, milk soap: Hi Josefina Which year was that? Is it a liquid or bar soap? I read Palmolive don t make their Cleopatra anymore but there are many others with a similar name: http://www.nextag.com/cleopatra-soap/search-html http://www.seifenschaetze.de/pi9/pd21.html...

Germany: about Germany, unesco world heritage, unesco world heritage site
unesco world heritage, unesco world heritage site, berlin travel guide: Hello Arthur, Berlin has enough to offer to tourists for a week. You can do Berlin in two days, the same is true for Munich, but you will just get a hurried impression. I would suggest staying in Berlin for the whole time (perhaps visiting nearby...

Germany: Plants & Animals of Germany, nationalpark bayrischer wald, nationalpark bayerischer wald
nationalpark bayrischer wald, nationalpark bayerischer wald, list of extinct animals: There is no specific plants or animals unique to Germany. Common European wild animals include deer, bears, foxes, salmon, falcons... Plants: pine trees, birch, oak, daisies, mushrooms... Pets: Horses, Alsatian (German Shepherd), Rottweiler, Daschund, rabbits,...

Germany: rail travel, train to dusseldorf, www bahn de
train to dusseldorf, www bahn de, trains in germany: Hello Michele, For most trains in Germany it is not necessary to book the ticket in advance. Tickets are usually valid for a whole month, so if you miss your planned connection, you can just take the next train. When you buy your ticket, you are given the...

Germany: Travel by Rail in Germany, shoestring budget, graduation trip
shoestring budget, graduation trip, night trains: Hi Kim Travel by train is very popular in Europe. Some fares might seem expensive but there are many advantages: - night trains save hotel costs - not effected much by bad weather - fast and safe - stations are very central to city centers - no seatbelts...

Germany: Visas for Germany, visa application forms, german consul
visa application forms, german consul, german visa: Hi SJ [Note: If you leave the USA getting back to the USA might be difficult if you are a temporary citizen. Please check with US officials or an advisor as what your exact status is. Also, For quick process you must have a return airticket and a passport...

Germany: The German Love Parade!, free hugs, wikitravel
free hugs, wikitravel, ncode: Dear Nicole, thank you for your question. Free Hugs can be translated with Gratis-Umarmung. Umarmung is hug and gratis means free. I ve never heard of that project before, it s a great idea :) Since Dortmund is part of the Ruhrgebiet, there are several...

Germany: The German Love Parade, peddlers license, s bahn
peddlers license, s bahn, city train: Hello Niki and Brian, This year s Love Parade takes place in Dortmund, which is part of the Ruhrgebiet (the Ruhr area), an urban area of cities that have grown into each other during the industrial revolution, so that it seems like one huge city encompassing...

Germany: germany child rearing, computer ban, corporal punishment
computer ban, corporal punishment, tv ban: Hello Katie, Children are raised according to modern western standards. Corporal punishment is frowned upon (but probably still existant in few families). TV ban, computer ban or grounding are probably the harshest punishments in most families. In general...

Germany: germany family dynamics, double income households, houshold chores
double income households, houshold chores, typical relationships: Hello again Katie, Up until the early eighties the single-breadwinner family was the norm, but as women have become more emancipated and ambitious, now is is very common to see double-income families, where the woman works at least part-time. Women will...

Germany: germany family forms, aunts and uncles, first cousins
aunts and uncles, first cousins, close relationships: Hello Katie, The family form is very similar to that in the United States, Great Britain and most North and West European countries. Usually the core family (a couple and their underage children) live together in one home (house or appartment). When...

Germany: germany project, facts about germany, dominant person
facts about germany, dominant person, clothing hand: Dear Katie, I can not answer every question but I will try to give you some interesting sources in English. Facts about Germany (Society, modern life, food,...) http://www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de/en/ Youth in Germany http://www.goethe.de/ges/soz/dos/jug/enindex.htm...

Germany: germany project, term decisions, dominant person
term decisions, dominant person, clothing hand: Hello again Katie, Ah, so you are from Canada. Well, things are very similar in Germany. I will try to focus on those points that might differ. Gender roles: In more traditional families the wife handles the day-to-day decisions regarding money and children,...

Germany: Have to know German?, Tourist Germany English language
Tourist Germany English language: Hello Michelle, Stuttgart is a large city, Salzburg (just across the border in Austria) is somewhat smaller, but still a city, Füssen is a small town. In general, it should be not too much of a problem to get by in Germany with just English. But don...

Germany: MOM Translation?, mami mami, dear abby
mami mami, dear abby, word mom: Dear Abby, thank you for your question. Mom can be translated with Mama or Mami. Mami is even more childlike and very rarely used by adults. But quiet a few people call their mother Mama all their life and even use it to refer to her when speaking with other...

Germany: which rothenburg?, fuessen rothenburg distance train schedule
fuessen rothenburg distance train schedule: Hello Michelle, The Rothenburg you are looking for is Rothenburg ob der Tauber, located in the Franconian region of Bavaria. www.rothenburg.de In fact, I m in Rothenburg right now. It s my European headquarters for my private tour and ancestral photography...

Germany: A short trip to Germany and Austria, salzburg info, driving in germany
salzburg info, driving in germany, ludwig ii: Dear Jerrick, There is a wonderful city between Vienna and Munich, Salzburg: http://www2.salzburg.info/ The architecture is great and a lot of musicians live there. Near Munich you must visit the castles of Ludwig II. One of the most beautiful is Neuschwanstein:...

Germany: 1st Week in Jan 09 trip to Germany, rothenburg, bed
rothenburg, bed, breakfast: Hello Shiree, Rothenburg is a very nice town and an excellent base of operations to make daytrips to the following nearby places of interest: - Wurzburg (A little less than one hour by autobahn, which has a big old castle and a big new castle down in...

Germany: German sites to see, danube river, typical villages
danube river, typical villages, john dear: Dear John, You are travelling to a very beautiful region! The name of the surrounding district of Regensburg and Vilseck is Oberpfalz. You can visit the website to find the most beautiful and typical villages and castles: http://www.oberpfalz.de/1_en/...

Germany: lodging, neckar river, bamberg germany
neckar river, bamberg germany, bad wimpfen: Hi John, My experience, other than living in my own house in the Darmstadt area from 1989-1994, is limited to hotels and my apartment in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. I do know the Bad Wimpfen area, it s a great town and you will certainly have luck finding...

Germany: Munich, munich, bavaria
munich, bavaria, Austria: Dear Sadhbh, There is a wonderful city between Vienna and Munich, Salzburg: http://www2.salzburg.info/ The architecture is great and a lot of musicians live there. Near Munich you must visit the castles of Ludwig II. One of the most beautiful is Neuschwanstein:...

Germany: Prepaid Phones, pre paid phones, going to germany
pre paid phones, going to germany, minute charges: Dear Rachel, thank you for your question. Pre-paid phones are widely available even in small towns, you shouldn t have any problems finding one. The charges depend on the provider, but usually it s not that much, only a few cents. It s possible that the...

Germany: places to see, regensburg area, mosel wine
regensburg area, mosel wine, renal car: If at all possible can you cancel the flight to Nuremberg and get your money fully refunded? Precious sightseeing time is lost here. Although the flight is short, when you add in the layover, the airport time, etc, you could be on the ground instead touring...

Germany: transportation, rhine falls, international train
rhine falls, international train, national borders: Hello Ralph and Elisabeth Hoch, What is the best way to arrive in Oberstaufen from Venice depends on your personal preferences. Venice to Oberstaufen is a considerable drive (550 km - about 6 hours drive), so you should first ask yourself if you are willing...

Germany: travel in Nazi Germany/growing up in N.G., last train from berlin, william shirer
last train from berlin, william shirer, english language books: Dear Matt, I did find some information on traveling in wartime Germany, but it s not very extensive. I found an anthology of travelogues by foreign authors who travelled into Germany from 1933-45, but there s unfortunately no English translation of the book....

Germany: travel in Nazi Germany, immigration emigration, hitler and germany
immigration emigration, hitler and germany, nazi regime: Hi Matt, thanks for the information. That does make it easier to research. I think that the best way would probably be from Germany to the Netherlands and then getting someone to take her out to sea - resistance in the Netherlands was very active and as far...

Germany: Vegetarian in Germany?, high school exchange, milk and dairy products
high school exchange, milk and dairy products, meaty meals: Hello Rachel, There are many vegetarians in Germany and in restaurants and cafeterias it is usually no problem to get a vegetarian meal. Regarding your host family, I would strongly urge you to inform them as soon as possible, preferably well befory you...

Germany: 1 day bike tours, pork chop, nurmberg
pork chop, nurmberg, nurnberger: Hi there, I m not aware personally of any one day bike tours in Nurnberg and Heidelberg. Try www.heidelberg.de and www.nuernberg.de or try Google.de and enter fahrad reise fahrad touren nuernberg and heidelberg Regarding a good family restaurant in Rothenburg,...

Germany: Franz Hanfstaengl, richard wagner, mother inlaw
richard wagner, mother inlaw, art expert: Dear Darlene, Thank you for your question. Franz Hanfstaengl is an important German lithograph and photograph. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Hanfst%C3%A4ngl If the lithographs are original ones, they must be valuable. But I am not an art expert....

Germany: fedderbettens, best greetings, de winter
best greetings, de winter, schwab: Dear Melanie, Is that what you are looking for ? http://www.daunen-federn.de/winter-oberbetten-c-157_82_29.html You can order them online and they can be delivered in North America. You can also find some by Schwab (http://www.schwab.de) or by Otto...

Germany: Herman Hesse, hermann, hesse
hermann, hesse, calw: Hi John, The museum you asked about is in the small town of Calw, in the northern Black Forest. Open every day except Monday from 11 to 5. http://www.hermann-hesse.com/html/deutsch/museum.html As far as sleeping in your van, this probably would not...

Germany: last name?, grandfathers, family history
grandfathers, family history, languages: Dear Brandi, thank you for your question. Mausemann or Mausmann, definitely. Mouseman would sound very weird in German (more like Mooseman), there s no ou in German, only in words that were assumed from other languages, like French. The name might also...

Germany: Traveling - Oktoberfest, youth hostel munich, backpacker hostel
youth hostel munich, backpacker hostel, train connection: Hello Kara, I am not a travel agent, so I can only give you my personal opinion, based on my travel experiences in Europe. Since Barcelona is quite far from Munich (probably 20+ hours by train, even longer by car), and you only have three days, your...

Germany: Traveling - Oktoberfest, Oktoberfest, munich
Oktoberfest, munich, stuttgart: Hi Karina, There are numerous cheap flights throughout Europe. Do a Google search Barcelona to Munich and you will find some options. Air Berlin, Ryan Air, EasyJet are just a few of the budget airlines. Regarding a place to crash, you are probably already...

Germany: Traveling - Oktoberfest, budget airline, unlimited travel
budget airline, unlimited travel, low budget: Dear Karina, thank you for your question. I think the quickest way to get from Barcelona to Munich would be by plane. If you book the flights now, it won t be that expensive. Lufthansa for example offers flights for 180-230 Euros and it may be possible to...

Germany: winter in germany, mileage calculations, car mileage
mileage calculations, car mileage, driving in germany: The distances between your key cities are quite extensive. Driving the entire route may not be your best option. My friend just returned from a two week vacation in Germany last week and told me gas was around $9.64/gallon. I suggest you do some distance...

Germany: asking, south american origin, pet rodent
south american origin, pet rodent, domestic pigs: Hello Amber, What are germany pigs ? I have never heard of them, and I even looked it up and did an internet search - with no useful results. German pigs do indeed come from Germany, as the word says, but they are not a unique race of pigs, they are...

Germany: Christmas week, hurricane katrina, munich area
hurricane katrina, munich area, alpine hotel: Hi Maria, Congrats on your upcoming anniversary! Regarding Rothenburg, I can recommend the Gotisches Haus www.gotisches-haus.de is where all of my clients stay. Eat at the Alt Fraenkische Weinstube, best food and atmosphere in town. In fact, eat...

Germany: Cinema & Christmas in Munich, munich, christmas
munich, christmas, kino: Hi Laura A lot of films in Munich are shown in the original language. These are usually marked in programs as OmU (original with German titles) or OF (original form). Marriott City Center is only a 5 minute walk to the 14-cinema Mathäser complex....

Germany: Day hikes / Rastatt Area, detailed maps, trail maps
detailed maps, trail maps, loop hike: Hi Justin, There are many, many hikes in the Black Forest. I would recommend that you start in Freiburg, which is close to Rastatt. Freiburg has a tourism site at www.freiburg.de They have an English site, just click on the British flag up in the corner....

Germany: Finding the Wurzburger Tor/Galgentor, confirmation fax, road curves
confirmation fax, road curves, reservation confirmation: Hi, Wish I had a dollar (or better yet, a Euro!) for every time I helped an American find their hotel in Rothenburg. It s sort of a hobby of mine as I walk to and from the bakery or to visit with my pals in town. To get to the Galgentor, also known as...

Germany: furnished rental for 11 months, fewo
fewo: I usually go right to my favorites like: www.fewo-direkt.de Here s two that come up for Amberg: http://www.fewo-direkt.de/index.cfm/fa/find.squery?refinements=&keywords=Amberg+zu+mieten You can also try: www.fewo.com www.fewo-one.de www.fewo-welt.de...

Germany: Locations of train stations on a map?, e mail address, army base
e mail address, army base, train stations: I got all the way to this page to find the Stadtplan (city plan - street map) before I got an error for some reason. Perhaps you can try it and it will work. The easiest way to get the info you want for just about any town/city in Germany is to type the...

Germany: Question about Karneval, germanic traditions, french occupation
germanic traditions, french occupation, christian time: Dear Michelle, 11 is a symbol for tomfoolery and buffoonery The Karneval begins in November, the month of reflection on death and transience. It goes back to the Greek, Roman and Germanic traditions. In November the Gods responsible for the autumnal...

Germany: Best Airport to Fly Out?, intercity hotel frankfurt airport, intercity hotel frankfurt
intercity hotel frankfurt airport, intercity hotel frankfurt, www google: Hi Shiree, I m afraid that it would be very expensive for me to break away from my business interests in Florida to come to Germany for a tour of such short duration. My wife and I lead all tours ourselves, and January is our normal down time. If your...

Germany: Best Airport to Fly Out?, intercity hotel frankfurt airport, intercity hotel frankfurt
intercity hotel frankfurt airport, intercity hotel frankfurt, www google: Hi Shiree, I m afraid that it would be very expensive for me to break away from my business interests in Florida to come to Germany for a tour of such short duration. My wife and I lead all tours ourselves, and January is our normal down time. If your...

Germany: Christmas week 2008, München, Munchen
München, Munchen, Bavaria: Hi Marla Munich is very safe, also late at night. The Hotel Deutsches Theater www.hotel-deutsches-theater.com (note the spelling) is very central and there is some activity in that area all through the night but it is not noisy being off the main roads....

Germany: citizenship, German citizenship
German citizenship: Hello Micah, Citizenship law is a very complicated matter. The details of your case matter very much. Read about the basics of German nationality law here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_nationality_law The German state department has some...

Germany: Driving from Fussen to Innsbruck in March, road hogs, fussen
road hogs, fussen, inn river: Hi Matt This is a very beautiful area to travel around. The roads are very well maintained, also safe if the weather is poor. Shortest Route: To find the shortest route see one of these websites: www.viamichelin.com www.uk.map24.com www.adac.de ...

Germany: German, listening comprehension, language proficiency
listening comprehension, language proficiency, excercises: Hello Has, Next to listening comprehension other important modes of language proficiency are speaking, reading and writing. These modes synergize each other, so in learning a language it is helpful to do excercises in reading, writing and speaking as well...

Germany: German History and German Cooking, cambridge university press, mary fulbrook
cambridge university press, mary fulbrook, dear sally: Dear Sally, a few suggestions: A Concise History of Germany (Cambridge Concise Histories) , Second Edition (Paperback) by Mary Fulbrook (Author) Paperback: 296 pages Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (March 8, 2004) Language: English...

Germany: information on plants and animals in germaney, native animal species, nature conservation areas
native animal species, nature conservation areas, intensification of agriculture: Dear nadine, this is a very large question. There was a similar question about animals in Germany (http://en.allexperts.com/q/Germany-141/Animals-Germany.htm) The website www.nabu.de has a lot of pictures of German plants and animals. If you give me more...

Germany: About Learning German, German, der die das
German, der die das, gender: Hi Nitin 1) just as you are doing, the most important thing about learning a language is getting the pronunciation right. Obviously then increasing ones word database is important. If one learns a bit more about the culture, it makes understand how a folk...

Germany: national..., bavarian alps, things about germany
bavarian alps, things about germany, sweet mustard: Dear Sara, there is a very good and reliable website about Germany: http://www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de/en/home1.html Here are a few facts and statistics: German cuisine There is no such thing as standard “German cuisine“, rather several...

Germany: Route between Rudesheim & Bad Durkheim, bad durkheim germany, google
bad durkheim germany, google, quickest route: Hi there Sylvia, Well, I m gonna cheat! Go to www.google.com Click on the maps link. Type exactly: ruedesheim, germany to bad durkheim, germany and you will not only get a route in typed out instructions but also a handy map which you...

Germany: ulmer keramik, porcelain marks, forums section
porcelain marks, forums section, better success: The most reliable site I know of is: http://www.porcelainsite.com/porcelain/marks/start.shtml Usually posting a picture on their discussion board will provide you with all the information you desire. FOLLOWUP: Many marks are quite obscure and the...

Germany: WWII # tattoos, sociology teacher, jewish prisoners
sociology teacher, jewish prisoners, bloodgroup: Dear Gina, thank you for your question. The kind of numerical tattoo like the one you describe was used to identify the prisoners in concentration camps, as far as I know only in Auschwitz. At first (1942) only for the Jewish prisoners, a year later for...

Germany: 1 week in Germany, neuschwanstein castle, rhine river
neuschwanstein castle, rhine river, days in italy: I m so sorry I missed this followup. You may take either mode. The only issue with driving is the alpine pass I mentioned. There are other ways to get to Italy that are more roundabout. Since you have only one week I would therefore recommend the train...

Germany: Culture differences, deep pan pizza, kristin lane
deep pan pizza, kristin lane, cars in germany: Hello Kristin Lane, Germans and Americans have more things in common than they differ, especially in everyday life. The differences are small and not really striking, only weak tendencies. Just a few observations that immediately come to my mind: ...

Germany: Dresden Elbe Valley, Dresden, Elbe River
Dresden, Elbe River, Elbe Valley: Hi Jamie The Dresden Elbe Valley is a cultural and not natural UNESCO Heritage Site. It won the title as UNESCO Heritage Site for 4 criteria, quoting them; ii) ... important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area...

Germany: Garching and Work Visa, Garching-Hochbrück, Garching bei München
Garching-Hochbrück, Garching bei München, MVV: Hello Sandra You will be most likely be working in Garching bei München . The ch is pronounced ggg like in Loch Ness Monster . There is also a town Garching an der Alz 170 kilometres east of Munich so don t let somebody send you in the wrong direction....

Germany: GErman life vs American life, scouting, pfadfinder
scouting, pfadfinder, guide: Hello Darlene, Life in Germany is not very much different from life in the US. Children visit elementary school ( Grundschule ) from age 6 to 10, then they choose (guided by recommendation from the elementary school) between Hauptschule (practical, vocational...

Germany: German Greeting Cards, German greetings, German wishing cards
German greetings, German wishing cards: Hi Nxs Poor is using http://babelfish.yahoo.com/translate_txt translating to Glücklicher Geburts-Tag and Von - einem Fremden . Better is: 1) Glückwünsche zum Geburtstag. 2) Von einem Fremden. Don t you mean from a secret friend , strangers (Fremden)...

Germany: German life, pension, housing
pension, housing: Hi Jordan German seniors: I am sure similar in Canada, just two generations ago after the great wars all the generations of a family lived together and cared for each other. Now days the kids leave home around 20 years old leaving the elderly often alone....

Germany: German public school, time in koln, unnecessary fear
time in koln, unnecessary fear, german schools: Hello Liz, There are definitely no translators for school children. But I would not worry too much. This could be an excellent opportunity for your children to learn a foreign language. Children (especially at young age) pick up on languages fairly...

Germany: Germany, burg eltz, mosel river
burg eltz, mosel river, planning a trip to germany: I never heard of the town before but it is easy to find info on just about anyplace in Germany by typing in the town/city name as the URL followed by .de. In this case, www.ruelzheim.de gets you there. (The e is not a mistake. That s how you umlaut the...

Germany: marriage certificate, adoption paper, legal parents
adoption paper, legal parents, marriage certificate: Hello Linda, To obtain a copy of your mother s birth certificate she should contact the registrar s office of her birth town. She should ask for a Geburtsurkunde (certificate of birth) or an Abstammungsurkunde (certificate of parentage). Both certificates...

Germany: Peanut Butter in Germany, Peanuts, penut butter
Peanuts, penut butter, american products.: Hello Nani We do have peanut butter on our shelves here, called Erdnuss Creme , about half a pound for $3. It is not as popular as in the States and English world. The crave here is for chocolate spread like the brand name Nutella . If your brother misses...

Germany: Shopping in Munich, Shopping in Munich, Munich shopping
Shopping in Munich, Munich shopping: Hi Christina Shops in Munich are generally open Monday to Saturday 09:00 to 20:00 (9am - 8pm). Saturday is particularly busy. Like Valentines day, Fasching is not an official holiday. Most shops are open till 20:00 throughout Fasching. Most offices and...

Germany: Special German Animals, European animals, animals of Europe
European animals, animals of Europe, temperate deciduous forest: Hello Georgia Germany is a small part of a huge biome that stretches from France to Russia and southern Scandinavia to Bulgaria. I know of no wild animal unique to Germany yet some deer and wolves are listed at: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Animals_of_Germany...

Germany: Touring Bavaria - Czech - Austria, Car hire, Czech trains
Car hire, Czech trains, Bavaria: Getting based in Prague for a few days is a good idea. Krumlov ist very easy to reach from there (2 hours non-stop by train) and could be done as a day trip from Prague if you dont like to change hotel too often (more comfortable, better sleep). Ceske Budejovice...

Germany: trip to Germany, ruelzheim
ruelzheim: Hi Doug, I know Rülzheim very well. It is in an area of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz where many, many emigrants came from as they made their way to new lives in America. This region is packed with picturesque towns and villages. It is also a very popular...

Germany: accomodation in bavaria/alps, Bavaria, christmas
Bavaria, christmas, Alps: Hi Yvette, I d suggest going to Berchtesgaden, a quite little corner of the Aps near Austrian border. Here s a link with some great paces to stay.... http://www.berchtesgaden-last-minute.de/offer4.htm It s a really beautiful area with lots of Alpine...

Germany: German Rail History, national railway museum, railway timetables
national railway museum, railway timetables, humble greetings: Hey Lester, This info comes from a train-spotting friend of mine! one chance would be going to the Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum in Munich: http://www.deutsches-museum.de/en/verkehrszentrum/exhibitions/ But I feel their resources might be quite...

Germany: german words, German, grammar
German, grammar, der: Welcome to the wonderful world of German grammar Chatty! The basic answer is that are all German words for the . You see, each German noun is assigned a gender , either masculine (der), feminine (die) or neuter (das). These words for the can change...

Germany: Leipzig, Even Though It's Not Bavaria, immobilienscout24 de, sharon goldstein
immobilienscout24 de, sharon goldstein, good neighborhood: Hi Sharon, I can tell you that Leipzig is renown for cheap housing prices. Reudnitz-Thonberg and Anger-Crottendorf are two residential areas faily close to the city centre and the Gewandhaus. If you like, you can check out this link http://www.immobilienscout24.de/findNew.national/resultDialog.go?iac=0&style=is24&is24EC=IS24&event%3AdoSortResult=Sortieren&results.sortOrderList=20&_s_peprm=is24is24-sortForm...

Germany: Questions about Germany - Lifespan, toddler temperaments, transition from childhood
toddler temperaments, transition from childhood, cross culture: Hi, I have to admit this question falls outside my expertise, so I hope these email addresses prove useful. They are of groups that deal with kindergartens in Munich, so please try writing to them and perhaps they can help you out with some answers for...

Germany: Rhein next week, rhein, cruise
rhein, cruise, daytrip: Hello Amy, Sounds like you need a good private tour guide! Well, since you didn t find and contact me first, I ll give you the lowdown on your plans. Like millions of Americans, you ve made a classic mistake. You re trying to pack way too much into...

Germany: travel route, european delivery program, google maps
european delivery program, google maps, bmw european delivery: Hi Susan, I had a look at the route marked out on Google Maps and it seems fine. It follows secondary roads up to Holzkirchen, south of Munich, and then joins up with the major Autobahn, the A8, to Salzburg. I think you can count on snow, but you can...

Germany: German attitudes towards the Swiss Germans, Germany, Switzerland
Germany, Switzerland, relations: Hi Simon, Very interesting question! I don’t know about being over-orderly or petty. But one opinion I’ve heard a bit over here is that the Swiss are quite withdrawn and hard to get to know, to the point of being cold. It’s quite a different relationship...

Germany: kathe wohlfahrt, rothenburg o d tauber, e mail service
rothenburg o d tauber, e mail service, wohlfahrt gmbh: You can certainly contact the shop and in fact you may find your item online. Go to: https://shop.wohlfahrt.com At the bottom of the page you can click on English if your German is a little rusty. There is also a contact page if you want to send...

Germany: germany, German food
German food: Hi Brianna, Alas, the world of German cuisine is far too broad to make all-encompassing statements. That said, I ll make a few :-) -The most popular meat, by far, is pork. Beef and lamb are relatively hard to come by. -Lunch used to be main meal of...

Germany: Location of town listed in 1789, heutensbach, backnang
heutensbach, backnang, wuerttemberg: Hi Pat, This is most certainly the hamlet of Heutensbach in Oberamt Backnang, and not Oberant Daknang. There is no such place as Daknang in Germany. Backnang is a small town in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, which was once the Kingdom of Wuerttemberg. ...

Germany: Munich, public transit system, db bahn
public transit system, db bahn, s bahn: Hi Fred, The Bayern ticket is a good way to go. The trip from Munich to Salzburg taking the regular trains (called the RE or Regional Express) takes about two hours. It’s very easy to buy them from the machines at the Hauptbahnhof. There are two types...

Germany: Munich to Salzburg, public transit system, db bahn
public transit system, db bahn, www bahn de: Not only a lot of questions but tough. You did well to dig so deeply into the www.bahn.de website. Just a little venture into the German bit revealed the first answers. The train ride for the fast train is about 1.5 hours while the slow train is about 2...

Germany: Things for Children in Füssen, Füssen, Germany
Füssen, Germany, winter: Hi Dominic, Something you might want to try out is the Tegelbergbahn, where you can go sledding. http://www.tegelbergbahn.de/786.html?&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=18&tx_ttnews[backPid]=586&cHash=c9ef4f0df3 Otherwise you could maybe take your son ice skating on...

Germany: Things to do in Munich between Christmas and New Years, warmth comfort, new years day
warmth comfort, new years day, things to do in munich: Typically all tourist sites are closed during the holidays in this strongly Catholic area. So do what the locals do and cozy up in family form to do some off the beaten path things. There are plenty of winter activities in the mountains to the south and...

Germany: Bavaria and Poland Car Hire, Poland car-hire, car insurance
Poland car-hire, car insurance, car-hire insurance.: Hi Peter Sorry this answer is delayed but I wanted to answer it properly. So, the rest of Munich and Bavaria on Thursday? The Castles at Füssen can be done from Munich in about 8-12 hours, so return to Munich and stay in the same hotel. By staying in...

Germany: Dirty Thursday in Stuttgart, rockfabrik ludwigsburg, club prag
rockfabrik ludwigsburg, club prag, zollamt: Dear Paul, you could try to contact : the Rockfabrik : http://www.rockfabrik-ludwigsburg.de/ the Classic Rock Cafe Eberhardstr. 22 70173 Stuttgart Tel.: (0711) 2348858 Club Prag Heilbronner Straße 261 70469 Stuttgart Telefon: 07 11/81 76...

Germany: German Crystal: Schott-Zweisel Jenaer, wedding gift, brandy
Germany: German Crystal: Schott-Zweisel Jenaer, wedding gift, brandy, ebay

Germany: General questions about German families and religion, single parent households, aunts and uncles
single parent households, aunts and uncles, typical interaction: Hello Adinea, While indeed the traditonal, standard nuclear family would be regarded as consisting of mother, father and their children, there are many single parent households in Germany, too. The divorce rate is not very different from other European...

Germany: German Crystal: Schott-Zweisel Jenaer, german crystal
german crystal: Hi Kathy ... depends on which country you live in! The official website is http://www.zwiesel-kristallglas.com Are you in the USA? These websites might help: http://www.replacements.com/crystal/SCZ.htm http://www.shopping.com/-cristallerie+zwiesel...

Germany: German Ornament, German collectables, porcelain
German collectables, porcelain: Hi Brendan You will need to give an expert more information. Material? Colour? Width? Germany or Deutschland ? Rd/75894? Other markings? URL of similar-to picture? Are the letters and numbers hand written, printed, engraved? What you most likely...

Germany: German Visa, visa, work permit
visa, work permit: Hello Mary, The 2005 Immigration Act has the intention that immigrants should not take away jobs from Germans, but that in certain fields (like the often quoted engineering and IT fields) the skills required for a job can be so specialized, and demand...

Germany: Name "Helga", Schneeglöckchen, snow flowers
Schneeglöckchen, snow flowers, Helga: Hi Helga Your name Helga is Nordic (Scandinavian) and means holy or blessed : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helga There are flowers that appear very early in spring often in the snow called Schneeglöckchen : http://frederickm.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/gj00005-schneegloeckchen.jpg...

Germany: Teen touring Germany for the first time, Munich, Automobiles
Munich, Automobiles, BMW: Hi Candice In a group one can travel safely almost anywhere in the world, even as Americans, yet even Europe has its rough parts. The north of Germany is very industrial so cities like Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Berlin can be interesting and arty but...

Germany: Transportation, berchtesgaden area, alpine peaks
berchtesgaden area, alpine peaks, salzburg sound of music: Since you really want to dig in, I suggest a car. The Eurail option is good if you are experienced and know how to make the bus and light rail connections. Plus, for the mountain destinations, you ll need taxis as well. That can be difficult. The car is...

Germany: View of divorce in Germany, extra marital affairs, divorce in germany
extra marital affairs, divorce in germany, moral failure: Hello Damian Slater, Divorce is rather common in Germany and is generally not seen as a moral failure, but as a not-so-bad alternative compared to continuing a failed relationship. Extra-marital affairs are frowned upon and generally disapproved of,...

Germany: The Black Forest from Munich, Schwarzwald, Black Forest
Schwarzwald, Black Forest, Black Forrest: Hi Emsie The Black Forest is in the state of Baden-Württemberg, a large area within the triangle Stuttgart, Strasbourg and Zurich. it is not easy to get to or to travel within unless you have your own car or with a tour group. Stuttgart is 4 hours west...

Germany: German Housewives, german man, american women
Germany: German Housewives, german man, american women, germany

Germany: Hamburg to Prague, german cities, prague
Germany: Hamburg to Prague, german cities, prague, hamburg

Germany: German culture, german culture, avalaible
german culture, avalaible, gender issues: Dear Alicia, Thank you for your question. you will find information in English about gender issues in Germany on the website of the ministry for women : http://www.bmfsfj.de Here is the list of the publications avalaible in English for a free download...

Germany: German Housewives, German women, German housewives
German women, German housewives, German mothers.: These qualities sound they come from the 50 s and 60 s! I do not expect they are applicable in Germany, neither the USA in this century! Here is an opinion to whether the quality is important to Germans generally or not: (Wife) Should only say positive...

Germany: German Pubs: Beer or Wine?, Germany, German pubs
Germany, German pubs, wine: Hi Daniella, It is OK! Almost every pub, every good pub, serves also wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic drinks. All are acceptable otherwise they will not serve them. Wine is very expensive in pubs and restaurants yet a lot of women prefer wine. Very popular...

Germany: Hamburg to Prague, Prague
Prague: Hello Leo Hamburg to Prague 1) For train trips inside Europe use http://www.bahn.de/international/view/en/index.shtml That gives about 12 daily connections between Hamburg and Prague, two of them non-stop for about €105-€115 each way. The duration...

Germany: How to get from Heidelberg to Lourdes?, Lourdes france
Lourdes france: Hi Terje Thanks, I would like to go there too from Munich so a very interesting question. Lourdes is a very popular tourist destination but not marked well on maps or schedules! I see it is near the border between France and Spain about 180km south-west...

Germany: History(Germany), eifel national park, berchtesgaden national park
eifel national park, berchtesgaden national park, harz national park: Hello, Thank you for your question. The official German national symbols are only two: - the Eagle represents the German coat of arms - the German Flag has three colours: Black, Red and Gold (or yellow). For appointees, the military and parliaments...

Germany: Rhine, castles on the rhine, bavarian castles
castles on the rhine, bavarian castles, rhine area: You have some wonderful and exciting ambitions. I wish you had a month or more to accomplish them as they are slightly overextended merely because of distance and only ten days. That will force a choice between Switzerland and Salzburg (but you still get...

Germany: Rhineland, bingen, bacharach
bingen, bacharach: Hello Joyce, The Burghotel Schoenburg is one of our favorite places to stay. It s magnificent and worth a splurge. However, I m less impressed by the cook s abilities. Pretty pricey for dinner and the quality doesn t match the price. Better value all...

Germany: Rothenburg and Germany, rothenburg, bavaria
rothenburg, bavaria, night: Hi Joyce, I d recommend doing this trip by car unless you re teenagers or trying to scrimp. Train travel is a hassle and frankly, not worth it when you consider that you re giving up a lot of freedom and having to be tied down to the train schedules, inability...

Germany: animal husbandry in Germany, global studies class, animal husbandry
global studies class, animal husbandry, official statistics: Dear Vanessa, the following website will provide you with official statistics about animal husbandry in Germany: http://www.bmelv.de/cln_045/nn_757134/EN/05-Agriculture/FarminginGermany.html__nnn=true Do not hesitate to contact me again for more details....

Germany: Brewery, brauereien in deutschland, deutschland 2002
brauereien in deutschland, deutschland 2002, beck: Dear Erica, I have found these statistics : http://www.bierclub.net/rund_ums_bier/groesste_40_brauereien_in_deutschland_(2002).htm The biggest brewery seems to be Beck in Bremen. But these results are from 2003. It may have changed. All best, ...

Germany: German, germany culture, business germany
germany culture, business germany, business in germany: Dear Brenda, I recommend you to read the following book to avaid mistakes and incomprehension by making business in Germany: Succeed in Business: Germany (Culture Shock! Success Secrets to Maximize Business) by Richard Lord ISBN-13: 978-1558683549...

Germany: German Car Hire #14: Childrens' Seats, Kindersitz, Car hire for children
Kindersitz, Car hire for children: Hi Shirley The safety rules makes it compulsory for children 12 years old and younger and under 151 cm tall to use a Auto Kindersitz while travelling on the road, so you will need only one. http://www.swr3.de/magazin/Drei_20Regeln_20f_C3_BCr_20den_20sicheren_20Sitz_21/-/id=241228/did=440174/o53kq6/index.html...

Germany: Healthcare in Germany, german heath care
german heath care: Hi Courtney 1) Health is a major concern in Germany, much more in Europe than in the Mediterranean rim countries. A German is quick to consult his drugist/chemist or doctor for the slightest sign of a sickness. It is law to have a medical insurance plan....

Germany: Specks in Germany, corduroy road, immigrant ancestor
corduroy road, immigrant ancestor, specks: Liebe Maria, There are many interpretations/origins for the name Speck in Germany: 1.) can come from spec , the translation for butcher in the Middle age 2.) can describe someone who love eating Speck (=bacon) or a corpulent man. 3.) can come...

Germany: Travel policy in Nazi Germany, Nazi Germany, WW2
Nazi Germany, WW2, Passport restrictions: Greetings Heinrich The passport system was well developed for all countries that time. Germans could travel freely worldwide, also in Nazi times. In fact, travelling was considered as important education for the upper class or those that could afford it....

Germany: Animals of Germany #5, German animals
German animals: Hi Aaron Germany is a small pert of the greater European biome so does not have its very own animals. We have three regions that span through many countries; - the coastline - the plains - the Alps Most dominant wild animals include the brown bear,...

Germany: Bavarian Vacation, Please Advise!, tung bui, time in frankfurt
tung bui, time in frankfurt, road coach: Hello Tung I have not forgotten you, have been off-line for a week and have a lot of catching-up to do. I hope it is not too late if I answer this properly in a few days. You have a great itinerary and Munich is a good base for your excursions. Finish...

Germany: Berlin, Berlin, Brandenburg
Berlin, Brandenburg: Hi Sigrid Berlin ist ein sehr modernes riesiges Weltstadt geworden die letzte 18 Jahren. Highlight ist sicher das neue Bundestag und die Gebiete herum. ich war 12 Jahren nicht im Berlin so muss auf die untere Webseiten verweißen. Up-to-date Berichte...

Germany: bavaria and black forest, lake constance, beer steins
lake constance, beer steins, wurtzburg: This is doable in 12 days but maybe just on the border of over-extended if you include the Lake Constance leg. But Bernau definitely puts you over the top because it is not near anything else on your list. So if you want to see it, a car is definitely out...

Germany: European Tour, Berlin hotels, Berlin
Berlin hotels, Berlin: Hi again The Bahn - will show a variety of options. In the case of Berlin there is only one Berlin in Europe, sometimes more cities with the same name. There are two Frankfurts in Germany! Usually choose Hbf (Hauptbahnhof) which is the main train station...

Germany: German Culture assessment interview, caucasion female, culture assessment
caucasion female, culture assessment, assessment interview: Q: Where do you live? A: Munich, Germany Q: What is the climate and topography of your country? A: Temperate climate, mountains, plains, coastline Q: Where is your ancestry? A: Father side Roman, mother side Slovakian Q: How many years have you lived...

Germany: German Customs, german customs, wikipedia
german customs, wikipedia, goethe: Hi Riley, it is diffcult to say what is THE MOST popular custom in Germany but one very popular is carnival. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival#Europe You can learn more about German customs and habits that are typically German on this website : ...

Germany: German Icons, Germany, Bavaria
Germany, Bavaria, l'Allemagnia: Hi Mercades To find icons use filetype GIF in the advanced search of a search engine. Search Germany or Deutschland , Alemania or l Allemagnia or the states like Bayern (Bavaria). This generation should not feel related to the Nazi swastika,...

Germany: German Wedding Deco, Hochzeit, Türkranz
Hochzeit, Türkranz, German wedding: Hi Casey The decoration at the brides house is to bring the event to the attention of neighbours and passers, just like we all decorate the wedding couples car. I think in the old days the reception was held at the brides house, therefore the decoration....

Germany: historic woodcarvers, Oberammergau, woodcarver
Oberammergau, woodcarver: You are correct that there is little on this woodcarver (and author!) online. Most of the Google hits are about a hand-carved Porsche 356 1:20 scale car. If you go to http://www.hanksmodelcars.com/servlet/Detail?no=216 and click on the Detailed Description...

Germany: Jobs In Germany For English Speakers, Jobs in Germany, working in Germany
Jobs in Germany, working in Germany: Hi Tom English is a second language in cities of Bavaria, one will find it difficult to get a job without English. German is easy to learn hands on . Learn as much as you can before arriving through on-line talking dictionaries or cassette tapes. If...

Germany: The Price of a "Hoibei" (Pint), beer of germany, German beers
beer of germany, German beers: Hi Graham In Bavaria what we call a Hoibei (a half) costs anything between €2,50 and €5,00 in various pubs and restaurants in Munich. A Mass (a litre) at the Oktoberfest costed €8,30 last year. The price of a one pint can of beer in the store is...

Germany: A Trip to Bavaria per car., graf zeppelin, air ships
graf zeppelin, air ships, eastern switzerland: Well the itinerary would still be the same. The nice thing is you now have a car. So you can come and go as you please. You can also add a few more destinations. Since you have one month in Bavaria, you can really see the sights! Start by splitting...

Germany: Black Forest, black forest clock, stained glass windows
black forest clock, stained glass windows, stuggart: Hi Joe, Munich would be the best for sightseeing if given the choice between Stuttgart and Munich. Stuttgart is known for its car industry (Mercedes and Porsche) and unless you re big into that, there s not really a reason to go there. Just a big city....

Germany: Black Forest, Switzerland, Munich
Switzerland, Munich, Stuggart: Hi Joe, Yes, I think you d have time to fit all that into you trip, but you might not be able to stay very long in some places. How about this for an itinerary: -Stay in Geneva for two nights, getting your bearing and exploring the city -Spend one or...

Germany: Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB), Deutsche Bahn, trains in Germany
Deutsche Bahn, trains in Germany, German rail: Hi Hannah We have fast trains and ultra-fast trains :-) All the in formation you need is on the English website of DB : http://www.bahn.de/international/view/en/prices/prices.shtml The cheapest fares are the Lander-Tickets in which one can travel...

Germany: Distances between cities in Europe, distances between cities in Europe, routes in Europe
distances between cities in Europe, routes in Europe: Hi Dolores To the east of Eckersdorf, only 80 kilometers is the Czech Republic, to the north-east is Poland (340 km)at Görlitz and south-east is Austria near Passau (310 km). You can see a map of these places using www.gofalk.com clicking on route...

Germany: Effect of Climate on Lifestyle in Germany, extreme climatic conditions, flat roofs
extreme climatic conditions, flat roofs, seasonal variations: Hello Anna, Germany is part of Western Europe and as such benefits from the Gulf Stream that brings warm water from the tropical regions of the Gulf of Mexico to the western Atlantic coast of Europe. This gives us relatively mild winters and moderately...

Germany: German Citizenship, rechtsanwaelte in berlin, google
Germany: German Citizenship, rechtsanwaelte in berlin, google, sonja

Germany: Marrying a German #3, german girl, piotrowski
Germany: Marrying a German #3, german girl, piotrowski, poland

Germany: I think I may have inherited Ludwig II's sword
Germany: I think I may have inherited Ludwig II's sword

Germany: German Citizenship, citizenship, german
citizenship, german: Hello Sonja, I am afraid that a German grandfather is not enough to qualify you for German citizenship. To quote from the German foreign ministry s web page: Having German ancestors is unfortunately not enough to attain German citizenship. Rather, your...

Germany: German health, minor health problems, health insurance fund
minor health problems, health insurance fund, public health care: Hello Ena, The typical German uses the same mixture of professional and traditional health practices as other western countries like France, Great Britain or the United States: Some chicken broth and herbal teas for minor health problems like the common...

Germany: Germany, stuggart, forest region
stuggart, forest region, travel preferences: Hello Joe, Whether you want to spend your time in the Black Forest region (smaller towns, more nature - e.g. hiking opportunities) or take some days to spend in Munich and perhaps Stuttgart (larger cities, more culture and commerce - e.g. museums and shopping...

Germany: Germany, germany tourism, stuggart
germany tourism, stuggart, forest region: Dear Joe, you should visit Freiburg, it is a wonderful city. If you travel by car, you should ahve time to visit both Stuttgart and Munich but you will not have time to stay long. If you want more touristic information, please visit the website : http://www.germany-tourism.de/...

Germany: Germany, Munich, black forest
Munich, black forest, Geneva: Hi Joe, Yes, I think you d have time to fit all that into you trip, but you might not be able to stay very long in some places. How about this for an itinerary: -Stay in Geneva for two nights, getting your bearing and exploring the city -Spend one or two...

Germany: Germany, museums, drive
museums, drive, time: Hello Clark, You can answer this question yourself, and more completely than I have time for, by using Google Maps. Go to www.google.com and select the Maps function. Type in Frankfurt, Germany to Bonn, Germany and you will get precise distance....

Germany: Germany, hungarian goulash, airport munich
hungarian goulash, airport munich, oom pah: One week in the Schwarzwald along with an excursion to either Stuttgart or Munich is doable. Trying to do both Stuttgart and Munich is a stretch because of distance. Since you will fly home after this latter excursion, you may wish to choose Munich as it...

Germany: Germany, Black Forest, Bavaria
Black Forest, Bavaria, Geneva: Hi Joe You will find that distances are much smaller between cities than in the USA and the highways ( Autobahn ) very developed and fast. It is the old culture that is interesting in Europe, a lot of cities were founded more than a thousand years ago....

Germany: germany, magnetic levitation train, mercedes bmw
magnetic levitation train, mercedes bmw, g mercedes: Hello Amanda, Germany is a high-tech economy comparable to the United-States, Great Britain or Japan, for example. Germans develop and produce technology of a wide variety, ranging from components like computer chips, chemicals and functional materials...

Germany: Linderhof Palace, Linderhof, palace
Linderhof, palace, Germany: Hi Carrie, Very glad to try and help answer your questions. I m Australian too, but I ve been living in Germany for a few years now. I think you re kind of lucky you got Linderhof for your project, it s my favorite castle/palace in Germany! Linderhof...

Germany: Marrying a German #3, Marriage in Germany, marrying in Germany
Marriage in Germany, marrying in Germany: Hi Bedo There are many places for a couple of mixed nationality to get married that have different requirements: 1) Marrying in Germany This is a very long and complicated procedure. Your girlfriend must check with her local city hall ( Kreisverwaltungsreferat...

Germany: Travel, brussels charleroi airport, aachen hbf
brussels charleroi airport, aachen hbf, www bahn de: Hello Gracians, You can use the German rail web site to search for train connections: http://www.bahn.de/international/view/en/index.shtml Below I have attached one search result I got. Unfortunately I cannot have the AllExperts web site display the...

Germany: Trveling from italy to germnay by car, Rome, Stuttgart
Rome, Stuttgart, fly: In a word – Fly! You’ll save a lot of time, stress and it will probably be much cheaper. German airline TuiFly specializes in cheap flights between Italy and Germany. Check out their website www.tuifly.com/en/ Happy travels and thanks for your question!...

Germany: I think I may have inherited Ludwig II's sword, e mail address, koenig ludwig
e mail address, koenig ludwig, king ludwig: The L could indicate Ludwig. But there are three of the to choose from. However, the motif most closely and often associated with Ludwig II is the swan. This sword is adorned with a lion. Perhaps it was a gift from an admirer from Bavaria. The lion...

Germany: train routes, train connections, Germany
train connections, Germany, train: Hello Grace, you can use the web site of the German railway service, which has an English version, to search for connections: http://www.bahn.de/international/view/en/index.shtml Just enter Landstuhl Bahnhof and Schwandorf and your desired date...

Germany: travel from Nurenburg to Dachau and Garmish, Bavaria, Germany
Bavaria, Germany, Ludwig: Hi there Janet, I think it would be really pushing it to do all that travelling and see those two major attractions in one day. Here are some pointers: -When leaving Nurenberg, get the Bayern Ticket, it costs 29 euros and is valid for up to 5 people,...

Germany: Christmas in Bavaria, medieval walled city, western alps
medieval walled city, western alps, eastern alps: Not sure how limited your trip is but here s the bottom line: Salzburg is in the eastern Alps. Garmisch is in the western Alps. Both are extremely beautiful and very far apart (a full day s drive that is usually done back up through Munich but can be...

Germany: Friendly diminuatives, old dogs new tricks, everyday conversations
old dogs new tricks, everyday conversations, diminuitive: Hello Miranda, I do not think there is a formula to creating name-based nicknames in German. It depends on the name itself. Perhaps if you told me the name you are trying to modify, I could give you my intuition. An non-general formula could be:...

Germany: i got a pitcher, mother in law, asking price
Germany: i got a pitcher, mother in law, asking price, ebay

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Germany-141/2009/7/German-English-Botany-Ecology.htm
pacific northwest coast, english botany, google search: Hi Jeni, Sorry it s taken me so long to get back to you again! The honest truth is: I ve been working pretty hard making my own website about Munich and Bavaria this year, and in the last few weeks I ve been totally PCed out. Here s a link to the book my...

Germany: German porcelain, gimbel brothers, quality porcelain
gimbel brothers, quality porcelain, german porcelain: I found nothing by the name of Schipnding but plenty by Schirding. Given the wording you provided I suspect this set was made sometime between 1947 and 1987. The term US Zone Germany probably refers to the US quadrant of Berlin. The set was made by the...

Germany: Moving to Germany, 3d computer models, south african citizen
3d computer models, south african citizen, german citizen: Hello Shelley, sorry for the long wait, I failed to set my vacation dates correctly. As a citizen of a coutry of the European Union, your husband can enter employment in the whole European Union without restrictions. As his wife, you can easily obtain...

Germany: i got a pitcher, porcelain marks, exhilaration
porcelain marks, exhilaration, stund: Loosely translated it means, Wine, in earlier rounds, exhilaration with each hour. Better, Wine, cheers with each round. It s a toast. I do not know the value. Send a picture and description to the forum at: www.porcelainsite.com and then click...

Germany: A TRIP TO BAVARIA, Munich, Bavaria
Munich, Bavaria, Germany: Hi Ilias, Sorry for the late reply. Sounds like a great trip! You ve got a fair bit to cram in there but how about this for a suggestion: Do a day-trip down to Berchesgaden (it ll take all day) or if you re comming from Salzberg-Vienna way see it on the...

Germany: tours, demos, national tourist board, national tourist office
national tourist board, national tourist office, german national tourist board: Dear Bobbi, the best place to find this information is the German National Tourist Board : http://www.cometogermany.com/ German National Tourist Office 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 2000 New York, NY 10168-0072 Tel: (212) 661-7200 Fax: (212) 661-7174...

Germany: birth certificate, guest work, german birth certificate, international medical school
german birth certificate, international medical school, firefighter paramedic: Hi David, Thanks for the question ans sorry I m sorry late in replying! It s a tough one, I don t really know too much about this area. The only thing I can tell is that Germany does need more doctors so you should have a good chance in that regard. The...

Germany: German power outlet question!!, e mail address, european plugs
e mail address, european plugs, 220 volt: Hello Alex, In my real job as a private tour guide, I recently traveled around Ireland and England with a family of Canadians. They had their cell phones with them and never had a problem charging them with the 220 volt current found in those countries....

Germany: Munich, main railway station, partner version
main railway station, partner version, park neighborhood: Since you will spend 3 days in Munich, the best way to get around is by public transportation. This city has one of the best systems in the world. From the airport: The S1 or S8 travels between the city centre and the airport at very regular intervals....

Germany: oktoberfest, munich, octoberfest
munich, octoberfest, staying: Hi Jordan, I have never heard of this company. I looked them up on the internet and they look reputable but it sure would not be the way I would want to travel, especially staying in a tent, which would not be at all secure. How do you secure a tent? ...

Germany: Very old vase stamped "Germany" and hand marked"840", metallic sound, proper evaluation
metallic sound, proper evaluation, northern germany: Hi Jacqueline, What an interesting find! I d say it was made in northern Germany for export, probably around 1900. Beyond that I d just be speculating. I d recommend you take it to an antiques expert for a proper evaluation! Regards, Stuar...

Germany: rodenburg am der fulda, rotenburg, an
rotenburg, an, der: Hello Petra, I ve been to this town, it s nice but nothing like its more famous big brother of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. You could take your 8-year old to the Puppet and Toy Museum. Or, you could find a company which offers a canoe excursion on the...

Germany: A TRIP TO BERCHTESGADEN, Munich, Berchtesgaden
Munich, Berchtesgaden, Eagle's Nest: Hi Ilias, No, I don t think your program is too heavy, but with only one day in Munich you won t get to see much of the city! You can get to the Kehlsteinhaus by public transport. From the Berchtesgaden train station you have to get bus 9549 to a special...

Germany: travel to Germany and Switzerland with kids, romantic road, germany
romantic road, germany, augsburg: Hi Sandra, The Romantic Road sould be great for a couple of boys Here s a few ideas: I imagine the kids will be interested in seeing the castles along the Romantic Road as well. You could do a tour of Castle Harburg, one of soutehrn Germany s best preserved...

Germany: Available for a Radio Interview?, berchtesgaden area, working in germany
berchtesgaden area, working in germany, last decade: Hi, OK I can call you back at the studio in Nashville. Germany is six hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time, 7 hours ahead of Central Time. Please send all future correspondence to me direct at info@europeanfocus.com My web site is www.europeanfocus.com...

Germany: dinosaur, Rosenheim, dinosaur
Rosenheim, dinosaur, Germany: Hi there Jack, Yes, there is a dinosaur exhibition in Rosenheim. You can buy tickets at the event or through this website http://www.ticketonline.com/de/en/modul/1030-Suche/ Here s the official website of the event (it s in German) http://www.dinosaurier-ausstellung.de/index.htm...

Germany: Winter Tires Laws, season radials, winter tires
Germany: Winter Tires Laws, season radials, winter tires, german station

Germany: Germany in December, Germany weather, Trier
Germany weather, Trier, snow: Hi Kim, They re quite good at coping with snow and rain over here so the winter weather shouldn t cause troubles for your trip. Trains are very rarely delayed due to snow, unlike in say, England. And the government has big street sweepers which keep...

Germany: Germany in Winter, winter tires, visiting germany
winter tires, visiting germany, time james: Hi Kimberly, Not if you have experience driving in winter conditions. If you are renting a car, just be sure to request winter tires at the time of you requesting the car. Make sure it s in writing, on your rental contract and confirmation, that your car...

Germany: landforms and terrain, map of germany, landforms
map of germany, landforms, hesse: Hi Ashleigh, there certainly is some interesting terrain over here! Here s a link to a phyosical map of Germany with some info about the country s geography http://www.freeworldmaps.net/europe/germany/hesse.html good luck with the project! stuar...

Germany: Oktoberfest, Munich, Oktoberfest
Munich, Oktoberfest, accommodation: Hi Siri, There s no real after party that takes place in the days after the festival, but there are after parties taking place in nightclubs around Munich after the tents close most nights of the fest. Room rates in Munich actually tend to be higher...

Germany: Winter Tires Laws, winter, snow
winter, snow, tires: Hello Robert, You must have winter tires during the winter time in Germany. Rental car companies are required to rent you a car with winter tires but you must take it upon yourself to request this at the time you rent, and there is sometimes a small upcharge....

Germany: EU Work Visas, visa work EU
visa work EU: Hi, The rule is pretty much the same in western countries. You will need to apply for a work visa which usually requires that you have been offered a job here. Once you have work you automatically get living status. Children born in the EU may apply for...

Germany: Family Emigration, Leipzig
Leipzig: Hi Mary Heynig: you will find an interesting distribution of that name at http://www.verwandt.de/karten/absolut/heynig.html There are still some using that name in and around Leipzig. There are no major issues that caused any massive emigration in the...

Germany: Oktoberfest Tent Reservations, cool drinks, hazzle
Germany: Oktoberfest Tent Reservations, cool drinks, hazzle, seperate room

Germany: German villages, moselle valley, mosel river
moselle valley, mosel river, occasional train: Hello Susan, I pondered this question last night as I drove from Atlanta to Sarasota, FL where I live part of the year. My choices, not necessarily ranked in order, are: Biberach in southern central Germany Bingen near Mainz on the Rhein River ...

Germany: Germany, cuckoo clocks, highest waterfall
cuckoo clocks, highest waterfall, farming region: You are just minutes away from the Black Forest (Schwarzwald) so head on over! Visit the capitol of the region, Freiburg. This area of Germany is most famous for its woodcarvers and cuckoo clocks. My favorite store to check out is the Haus der Tausend...

Germany: Oktoberfest Tent Reservations, oktoberfest
oktoberfest: Hi Michael I attend the Oktoberfest many times every year without reservation. Half of the seats are reserved and half are given on a first-come-first seated basis. Some days the tents close at 2pm because they are overfilled. Only those queuing are then...

Germany: Visa refused, visa
visa: Hi, I am not an expert in foreign diplomatic matters but can comment that there was something missing or wrong in your application. Normally a married couple have the right to live together. The consul wavers always to give reasons I have heard so you must...

Germany: Traveling to germany, nurnberg germany, deutsche bahn
nurnberg germany, deutsche bahn, traveling to germany: Hi Veronica, I would take the train! To to http://www.bahn.de/i/view/USA/en/index.shtml , that s the English site for the Deutsche Bahn, (German Rail). See the box on the left? Put in Nuremburg Airport into the top line and Grafenwöhr into the second...

Germany: travelling from hahn to zweibruken, hahn, bus
hahn, bus, service: Hi Gillian, There is no bus service from Hahn Airport to Zweibruecken. The closest you can get is either Trier or Idar-Oberstein. From there, you will have to take a train. Here is the bus scehdule from Hahn: http://www.hahn-airport.de/default.aspx?menu=by_bus&cc=de#...

Germany: Wood Carvings, word model, richard lang
word model, richard lang, insurance purposes: I would contact this organization in Oberammergau. They are a highly reputable wood-carving school. They would know the origin of the mark and help you to authenticate the model. You ll need to send photos of the object, the bottom, and a few detail closeups....

Germany: Berlin + Poland + Belgium?, luxembourg border, cities in belgium
luxembourg border, cities in belgium, north seas: Hi Matt, I admit I haven t seen that much of northern Germany myself but here s a few brief ideas. Trier is a beautiful old city (the oldest in Germany) just near the Luxembourg border and has a lot of nice Roman ruins. Berlin is of couse, awesome and...

Germany: Germanys Government, german government
german government: Hi Elizabeth Germany is a federation of states, most of which were once sovereign countries, some with Kings in the past like Bavaria. Unified Germany has a federal government consisting of the chancellor, currently Angela Merkl, and a cabinet of ministers....

Germany: The location of Rommel's grave, field marshal rommel, google search
field marshal rommel, google search, afrika korps: Hello Ou, Yes, it would appear that he s buried at the local cemetary there, although the town is spelt Herrlingen. I found the following media about it through a simple google search.... http://www.afrika-korps.de/galerie/main.php?g2_itemId=23 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PP-4hOWOFE...

Germany: travel suggestion, neuschwanstein castle, travel suggestion
neuschwanstein castle, travel suggestion, work trip: Hi Amir, Sorry for the slow response! With six days in Germany, I d do a little tour of either the north or the south. It depends what you want to see. If it s castles and mountains, head south to Bavaria, where you can visit Neuschwanstein Castle, the...

Germany: 1800s Germany, northwest germany, maps europe
northwest germany, maps europe, static maps: Hi, thanks for your question, as you may know, at that time there really was no Germany but a patchwork quilt of smaller states bound together in different leagues and alliances. Here s a link to a map of Europe in 1800 I found http://mapsof.net/uploads/static-maps/europe_map_1800.jpg...

Germany: Castle model, king ludwig, bavaria
king ludwig, bavaria, castle: Hi David, thanks for the question! I don t think the castle in question ever existed in reality. It was truly a castle in the sky, alive and well in the dreams of King Ludwig II, who as you probably know built Neuschwanstein. You see, the castle...

Germany: concentration camps and memorials, holocaust memorials, train in germany
holocaust memorials, train in germany, concentration camps: Hello Tiffany, No, there are no camps or memorials in or near Saarbrucken. Most camps were well off to the east. However, getting around by train in Germany is easy. You could take the train to Dachau, which is probably one of the most famous camps. It...

Germany: concentration camps and memorials
Germany: concentration camps and memorials

Germany: Holiday to Germany in April
Germany: Holiday to Germany in April

Germany: Holiday to Germany in April, rhein river cruise, dachau concentration camp
rhein river cruise, dachau concentration camp, bavaria munich: Hey there Kartik, April is a great time to visit Germany - all of it! The winter freeze is well and truly gone and leaves and flowers start to bloom, ahh, the joy of spring. I think the Rhein river cruise, Dachau concentration camp, Munich, Neuschwanstein...

Germany: Another Photo, google maps, german place
google maps, german place, google: Well they are interesting photos! Gatow is a small town near the Havel lake near Berlin, I can tell you that much. Here s a link to the place I think it is on Google maps http://maps.google.de/maps?hl=en-GB&q=edification&sourceid=navclient-ff&rlz=1B3GGGL_en-GBDE342DE342&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wl...

Germany: Suggested places to visit, Southern Germany, music clocks, passion play
music clocks, passion play, standby basis: That is a very ambitious schedule for two weeks. It s doable but there will be a lot of driving. I have a camping trip with my son this weekend so I will give you a quick answer to what seems your most pressing question, then follow up on Sunday night...

Germany: shrunk, goodwill stores, adjustable shelves
goodwill stores, adjustable shelves, glass doors: Hi John, Although outside my expertise, if I were in your situation, I would photograph it and then take or e mail those photographs to your local antique store(s) or post on eBay. If the shrank was made in the 1950s or 1960s you could probably save your...

Germany: Tracing a War/post war Marriage, birth and marriage certificates, peter wentworth
birth and marriage certificates, peter wentworth, army soldier: Hi Peter, There s a company which can send you things like German birth and marriage certificates for 30 euros, and they say they have records going back to 1876. The website is at http://birth-certificate-germany.com , I had a go at putting the names...

Germany: travel logistics, concentration camp memorial, munich hotel
concentration camp memorial, munich hotel, travel logistics: Hi Michael, If it s just the two of you comming, you can t make reservations for the Oktoberfest, you can only reserve tables for 10 people, so just show up early on the weekend and don t worry about it! It s not as hard as a lot of people say to get in,...

Germany: travel options to airport, airline name, shuttle services
airline name, shuttle services, flight airline: This notice pops up on the hotel s website. However,it is not specific. I sent an email to the hotel asking them your question. Are you a SAP employee by chance? http://www.4-jahreszeiten.de/en/firmen.html I will send you their answer as soon as I...

Germany: question on village/town in Bavaria, passau germany, brothers grimm
Germany: question on village/town in Bavaria, passau germany, brothers grimm, storybook village

Germany: family castle in Germany, birkenfeld germany, bierer
birkenfeld germany, bierer, family castle: Hi Michele, I should have written Brackenfels, not Brackenfeld, as there is no castle or castle ruin in Germany by this name. (d at the end) Brackenfels looks to be in far northern Germany. Too far from Birkenfeld for their to be a connection with your...

Germany: munster, expert recommendations, planning your trip
expert recommendations, planning your trip, wineries: Hi Sheila, Thanks for your question. I ve never been to Munster, so I can t give you any expert recommendations, but here s the best page I found about on the Web http://europeforvisitors.com/germany/muenster/muenster-index.htm Hope it gives you some...

Germany: Playground game, german name, ochs
german name, ochs, ox: Hi there Wendy, Well the closest version in German (according to wikipedia) is a game called Ochs am Berg (Ox on the Mountain). In it, one kid plays the ox and stands back facing a line of other kids, who start about 60 ft away. The Ox says „Eins -...

Germany: question on village/town in Bavaria, fairy tale book, lower bavaria
fairy tale book, lower bavaria, austria hungary: Sounds like you were driving through the Lower Bavaria (Niederbayern)area, so perhaps the town was Passau or perhaps Vilshofen? Give them a google and see if that s what you were looking for. If you have a look around the sub pages you ll find here you...

Germany: Rothenburg weather, rothenburg
rothenburg: Hi Karen, The weather should be just fine, 60s and low 70s. Hold on a sec. You re flying on a Space - A flight, arriving at Ramstein on May 4th, and then you re going to embark on a four-plus hour train ride to Rothenburg? Are you super-humans? What...

Germany: window box flowers, window boxes, geranium
Germany: window box flowers, window boxes, geranium, balkon

Germany: Germans and Libraries, brutal honesty, german character
brutal honesty, german character, german man: Hi Pam, While there are some stereotypes about the German character i.e. punctuality, reliability, brutal honesty, etc, I wasn t aware that being racy was one of them! Most Germans are polite as anywhere else but perhaps a bit more forthright than your...

Germany: life in germany, wbcc, german life
wbcc, german life, life culture: Well, I’ve never heard the one about burping after a meal! So I don’t think it’s really that common. Here’s a few links that might help with your investigations.. I found a good story about customs in Germany here http://home.wwdb.org/rbreininger/pep-germany/wbcc/customs.html...

Germany: question about germany, comfortable walking shoes, weather coat
comfortable walking shoes, weather coat, purchase paintings: Kiel is in the northern most region of Germany. I used to live in Bremerhaven which is not as north, so I can comfortably say that it will be cool. The wind off of the North Sea is the most penetrating wind and can cut through several layers of clothing! Normally,...

Germany: visit Germany in Fall '10, neuschwanstein castle germany, mad king ludwig
neuschwanstein castle germany, mad king ludwig, king ludwig ii: As for train tickets, the Bayern Ticket always works out the best deal for day trips around Bavaria. One covers up to five people and costs 28 euros, so if there s two of you it s 14 each for a day trip to somewhere like Neuschwanstein which is really great!...

Germany: window box flowers, flower boxes, foggy evening
flower boxes, foggy evening, secret ingredient: Hi Deborah, A little outside my expertise but I know the answer. Yes, those are geraniums and you know why they are so beautiful and lush? Fertilized by dried poop which is readily available in the farm and garden stores in Germany. That s right. That s...

Germany: Bank Account in Germany, german nationals, german address
german nationals, german address, confirmation form: How to open a bank account in Germany Opening a bank account is a straightforward process in Germany. However you often need to show some proof of a German address besides your national identification document. It is therefore recommendable to register...

Germany: church raredos carved in Oberammergau, germany, oberammergau germany, richmond virginia
oberammergau germany, richmond virginia, carvers: I would contact De Long Studios as well as this organization in Oberammergau: Staatl. Berufsfachschule für Holzbildhauer und Schnitzer -Schnitzschule Oberammergau- Ludwig-Lang-Straße 3 82487 Oberammergau Telefon: (08822) 3542 www.bildhauerschule.de...

Germany: Family?, e mail address, white russia
e mail address, white russia, cold nights: Hi Tinky, My dad s sister has done quite a bit of work on our family tree. What I do know is that our family originally came out of what was called White Russia, the area around Odessa, and that they were from a little town called Neustadt which no...

Germany: Family?, true awareness, forks wa
Germany: Family?, true awareness, forks wa, truth

Germany: Germany, google search engine, population germany
google search engine, population germany, germany population: Honey, you did not provide enough information for me in your question. I don t know what region you are trying to research. If you want to research Germany itself, you should type in what type of information you would like into the Google search engine, such...

Germany: Hotel Lodging, shuttle bus service, concentration camps in europe
shuttle bus service, concentration camps in europe, train platforms: For the location of concentration camps in Europe, please direct your search to this website: http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/major_camps.html Here are a couple of inexpensive hotels in the cities you mention: Dachau is located very...

Germany: Munuch information, comfy sofas, unpretentious atmosphere
comfy sofas, unpretentious atmosphere, legendary nightclub: I ve listed three clubs below with a little about each, hours, location. Also, I ve listed three bars. T-shirts should be available throughout the shopping area as they are in most large city shopping zentrums (centers)where I have listed a few areas of interest...

Germany: How to get train pass, bvg de, berlin germany
bvg de, berlin germany, berline: Atul, Please give me a little time to get the exact information to you. I am at work now and will have to research this further and send you an answer tonight. #2 Response: If I understand your question, you are looking for which station to get off...

Germany: visiting Germany first time, bvg de, messe berlin
bvg de, messe berlin, u bahn: As I mentioned in the first answer, you will want to use the Alexanderplatz Station. Here is a map showing your address as well as the location of the station: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Rosa-Luxemburgstrasse+Berlin&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=30.048013,56.513672&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Rosa-Luxemburg-Stra%C3%9Fe,+Berlin,+Germany&z=15...

Germany: accomodation, free internet terminal, hotel willy
free internet terminal, hotel willy, hotel heidelberg: Considering your budget and preferred location of hotel, I have come up with three places that may be of interest. Heidelberg is an awesome town! I live here! You will be within walking distance of the Old Towne with its cafes and shops. While I have not personally...

Germany: Care Rental Drop Off in Rothenburg, markus, turm
markus, turm, hotel: Hello Michael, The nearest major car rental company to Rothenburg is Sixt/Budget at Ansbach, a 30-minute train ride (and then a short walk) from Rothenburg. So yes, you could pick up a car at the Frankfurt Airport and drop it off at Ansbach. Otherwise,...

Germany: A German Girl, german relationship, younger siblings
german relationship, younger siblings, soul mate: Hi Dan, I really loved reading your question. I can see that you are an extremely sensitive and thoughtful young man. This is what I know: German girls are like any young modern girl. Germany is the largest and wealthiest nation in Europe. Therefore, she...

Germany: German food and wine, east frisian islands, bavarian swabia
east frisian islands, bavarian swabia, north frisian islands: Jim, Germans are big into homeopathic remedies. There are thousands of homeopathic pharmacies here. Most are co-located with regular pharmacy medications. If you do a search for homeopathic remedies, I believe you will find much by way of the German culture...

Germany: Transportation, trip1, cheap flights
trip1, cheap flights, germans: Hi Jorge, thanks for your question. For that kind of distance I d try to get a flight first, check out www.edreams.com or www.kayak.com and compare prices. Keep in mind though that flights drop off after October as not so many Germans go on holidays after...

Germany: Frankfurt to Bingen, later to Rothenburg, german language guide, rhein valley
german language guide, rhein valley, different trains: Hi Karen, First of all, I would never recommend Bingen as a place to stay the first two nights in Germany. It is not a very attractive place. I would highly recommend Bacharach. It is much, much nicer. Many places will pick you up at the train station if...

Germany: Fussen, neuschwanstein castle germany, schloss neuschwanstein
neuschwanstein castle germany, schloss neuschwanstein, neuschwanstein castle: Hi there, I ve written a pretty informative webpage about Schloss Neuschwanstein, the main castle at Fussen, at ..... http://www.destination-munich.com/neuschwanstein-castle-germany.html I hope it give you all the info that you want. If you ve got...

Germany: Munich to Berlin, berlin berlin, day trips
berlin berlin, day trips, day trip: Hi Randall, If you ve only got a week, I wouldn t stop off anywhere in between Munich and Berlin, but I d perhaps make a few day trips from the two cities. You can visit my personal website http://www.destination-munich.com/day-trips-from-munich.html to...

Germany: public transport
Well, you could try either getting a bus or a ride in a private car going to Munich. There are details and links for how to use both of these services on my website at http://www.destination-munich.com/getting-to-munich.html good luck! hope you get...

Germany: Venice from Salzburg, Venice to Dolomites Salzburg Innsbruck Munich
Venice to Dolomites Salzburg Innsbruck Munich: Hi, It is about 400 km and 4 hours from Salzburg to Venice via Villach and Udine on mostly excellent free-way. That can easily be done there and back in a day with an eight-hour stop in Venice! If you like to stay a night or two, I recommend any of hundreds...

Germany: black forest, germany, butterflies and dragonflies, baden wurtenburg
butterflies and dragonflies, baden wurtenburg, black forest germany: Guten tag fraulein Julia! Thank you for your question! The Black Forest, over time, has been reduced to 120 miles by 37 miles, located in the Baden-Wurtenburg region of German, just west of the State of Bavaria or Bayern. Acid rain, since the 1960 s has...

Germany: Most common Berlin jobs, fortune global 500, berlin companies
fortune global 500, berlin companies, air berlin: Hello Cindy! As one who has lived in Berlin, I am happy for your question. 80% of all Berlin companies are service-related industries. Communications, life sciences, transportation(Air Berlin is HQ there), enviornmental services and medical engineering....

Germany: jobs for the black forest in germany, embassy in washington dc, career project
embassy in washington dc, career project, german consulate: Hi Julia-I just got a English bulldog puppy have been preoccupied to say the least. I would urge you to get on the internet and you will find a wealth of info, or call the closest German consulate or the Embassy in Washington, DC. They can be a valuable...

Germany: Report, outdated images, volksmarching
outdated images, volksmarching, warm tea: Hello Jordan! Majority of Germans, no matter what age, love the outdoors! Volksmarching or walking along pathways, in rural areas, are great fun. I have participated many times when I lived in Germany. They are usually around 15-25 km s and there are places...

Germany: German Department Stores/Catalogs, Quelle, Otto
Quelle, Otto, catalogue: Hallo Erika I grew up in Africa and my parents too got the yearly Quelle catalogue. Since online shopping is becoming more popular every day. Quelle thus went bankrupt and was bought up by rival Otto AG They have various catalogues for residents within...

Germany: Winter Holiday, neuschwanstein castle, kitzbuhel austria
neuschwanstein castle, kitzbuhel austria, lake constance: Hello Carla, You have a very ambitious itinerary for only four days. Alas, what you have outlined is simply impossible unless you have a helicopter. Road conditions in the Alps are not conducive to driving 100-plus mph, which is what you d have to do even...

Germany: Daily Life, hitler and the nazis, world war 1
hitler and the nazis, world war 1, joseph goebbels: That is an excellent question Brooke! Ironically, I recently finished a book entitled Berlin at War , written by Roger Moorhouse. It is one of the few books written explicitly about life in the German capital before and during the war-especially the constant...

Germany: jobs, german consulate in india, world immigrants
german consulate in india, world immigrants, legal immigration: Germany has been experiencing over 10% unemployment for over 15 years now. Labor laws are very restrictive as well as legal immigration. The economy is doing very well and has recovered strongly from the last recession. The problem is with unemployment. ...

Germany: Geman characteristics, local customs, berliners
local customs, berliners, berlin germany: I lived in Germany many years ago but I am not sure I can answer all these questions to your satisfaction. My expertise is German politcal and military history, and travel related questions relating to Berlin. Germany is a large country with over 82 million...