Is he alone (no other dogs)? If not, the other may have hurt it. Don't leave a pup alone with an adult; adults don't have patience and I had my male shepherd kill one of my females right after we got her, as she was wanting to play with him, he didn't like it and just bit … Read more
Shouldn't be a problem and don't worry, if she lets him stand, she can handle it! One thing I know from owning shepherds is, the females will rule if the male is not dominant enough and won't let him, anyway, unless she wants it! My first GSD (I also have solid blacks) wouldn't let any male near … Read more
I'm not a vet, but I have raised shepherd and have had two litters and have never seen this, although I've heard of it. I'd say the mother just isn't 'cut out' to be a mom and I'd spay her to avoid this in the future.