Meeting strangers

Arrange gor a canine-loving friend to meet you and your dog outdoors. Ask your friend to kneel down to greet the puppy, as this will help dissuade it from jumping up. Also discourage direct eye contact, which can provoke a fearful or worried response-not uncommon in shepherds. Finally, provide your friend with your puppy’s favourite…

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House training indoors and out

Paper training Your puppy will usually want to eleminate after walking, eating, drinking, or exercise. It may signal this by putting the dog in an area covered with newspaper, and praise it when it urinates or messes. It is pointless to punish your puppy after an accident. If you catch it in the act, however,…

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Your new puppy

Ideally, buy your German Shepherd puppy from a recommended breeder when it is about eight weeks old. Older puppies and young adults may find it harder adapting to a new home. Make a careful choice after viewing several litters, then get everything ready to help ensure a smooth ontroduction for all. Choosing the right puppy…

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Cared for as one of the Family

A dog can provide an enormous amount of companionship and affection, but ypu must be prepared to care for your pet for at least the next 13 years. Like a young child, it depends on you for its health and well-being. Make sure you can cope with inconveniences such as house trainining and moulted hair,…

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The ideal choice?!

The German Shepherd is indeed an impressive breed – noble and handsome in appearance, hignly alert, and always full of life. However, before choosing a Shepherd either for showing or as a pet, make sure that you are the right owner for such an energetic and spirited dog. Loyal Protector of the Home Most dogs…

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Bounding with…..Energy Ideal or not !?

(German Shepherds) are large dogs which thrive on physical and mental activity. Consider acquiring one only if you can provide it with the space, exercise, and attention it needs. Bored Shepherds lead unhappy lives, and through frustration may tend to be vocal and even destructive. Properly cared for, this vigorous, responsive breed can be among…

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Perfection – or Personality?

While breeders may try to produce show-quality specimens which conform as closely as possible to the breed, individual dogs will deviate in certain ways from the ideal. However, a winning character is certanly the most important quality for a good companion, and idiosyncratic features are often endearing. puppy has lopped ear which will probably, but…

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