About Alishia

Alishia co-owns Haus Amberg Shepherds with her husband, Patrick. Having lived and worked with shepherds in Germany for years, she has collected a pool of knowledge that she would like to share with fellow German shepherd enthusiasts.
17 08, 2018

I’m All Ears


The Ears of a German Shepherd: A Guide Up, down, left and right. The ears of the German shepherd change from day to day during the puppy months. Many new shepherd owners are not aware that their puppy's ears aren't born "up." It's a process their [...]

I’m All Ears2018-08-27T19:26:18+00:00
1 07, 2017

Shipping Your Shepherd the Easy Way


Shipping your dog or young puppy can be a nerve-wrecking experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way. When working with us, bringing your direct import puppy home to you is no issue at all. When you purchase your dog from our Germany-based kennel, we will walk you thru each and every step [...]

Shipping Your Shepherd the Easy Way2018-08-27T19:27:05+00:00
6 01, 2017

Why Does the German Shepherd Love Snow?


There’s no doubt about it. The German shepherd loves the winter season. The snow is fresh on the ground, spreading its thick white embrace on everything in sight. You open the back door to let your dog out for his morning business, and YIKES! Your dog springs into action, pouncing and leaping from one end [...]

Why Does the German Shepherd Love Snow?2018-08-27T19:28:07+00:00
6 05, 2016

2016 USCA Sieger Show Recap and Photos


For this year's USCA Sieger Show, Haus Amberg Shepherds brought a team of handlers to show several German shepherds for our past clients and friends. We would like to thank everyone who was a part of the weekend's events and a special thank you to Anna, Mike and Niko (our handlers)! Many of our dogs [...]

2016 USCA Sieger Show Recap and Photos2018-08-27T19:33:53+00:00
28 01, 2016

Height and Weight of the German Shepherd


Bigger is not better when it comes to your German shepherd. The overall size of your shepherd is mainly determined by genetics, however the diet and exercise your pet receives can have an effect on the mature size of your shepherd, as well. A healthy diet is crucial to the development of your German shepherd. [...]

Height and Weight of the German Shepherd2018-05-08T09:23:58+00:00
3 01, 2016

Ring Training for a German Shepherd


Showing a German shepherd is a sport. There is a lot that goes into properly presenting your dog in the ring. As with any sport, it is necessary to properly train and condition your German shepherd. Training should begin with your show line German shepherd dog as soon as you bring them home. This growing [...]

Ring Training for a German Shepherd2018-08-27T19:41:04+00:00
27 12, 2015

2016 USCA Sieger Show – Indianapolis, IN


Event Dates: April 28th til May 1, 2016 This year's USCA Sieger show will be held in Indianapolis, IN. It is among one of the top shows in the United States that gives German shepherd enthusiasts a chance to present their dogs in the ring. Owners of the breed spend countless hours to prepare [...]

2016 USCA Sieger Show – Indianapolis, IN2018-05-08T09:23:58+00:00
7 07, 2015

2015 Ingolstadt German Shepherd Show Recap


2015 Landesgruppen-Zuchtschau/ Bayern-Süd Ingolstadt Sunday's show was a great one to watch in Inglostadt, home of the Audi. Although the temperature was a boiling 92 degrees, the crowds turned out to watch the beautiful German shepherd breed strut its stuff around the ring. I would say the dogs looked great considering the high temperatures. [...]

2015 Ingolstadt German Shepherd Show Recap2018-05-08T09:23:58+00:00
30 12, 2014

What is Schutzhund?


What is Schutzhund? The Germans call it "hundesport", dog sport. For generations, people from Europe and North America have been drawn into this unique idea of participating in an active sport with a dog. Schutzhund offers this in a way that no other sport can. It is outdoors. It is physical. It is mental. The [...]

What is Schutzhund?2018-08-27T19:35:00+00:00
4 12, 2014

The German Shepherd Dog SV Ratings Explained


If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Leave well enough alone. Say something like this to a German and be prepared to be confronted with a cross-eyed, glazed over stare. Germans are known world-wide for their excellent standards and steady journey to perfectionism as seen in the manufacturing of autos and many other industries, including [...]

The German Shepherd Dog SV Ratings Explained2018-05-08T09:23:58+00:00

Meet the Team

Please don't hesitate to call us or send us a message! We are happy to answer all your questions. Buying a shepherd is a huge commitment, and we don't mind chatting with you. Patrick and Alishia

Contact Info

Phone: Germany +49 (0) 171 231 4282

Mobile: USA +1 (352) 656-2629