Very Importance of Teaching Your Puppy How to Be Alone

When you first get a puppy, there is so much to do to introduce him to his new home. From potty training to puppy-proofing, you might feel like your hands are full. But there is one critical step you don’t want to forget — teaching your pup how to enjoy being alone. Although it’s tempting to spend every…

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Toys for your new puppy

Suitable toys for chewing and playing well designed toys help stimulate your puppy phisically and mentally.However, shepherds can be possessive about toys – particularly squeaky ones. Therefore, let your dog see you put ll play items awey after use, so it understands that they belong to you. Keep only a limiteds collection of toys, choosing…

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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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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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German Shepherd Coat Colors

The Genetics of German Shepherd Coat Colors Concerning German Shepherd coat colors and various coat patterns the breed standard from the SV specifically states that: “The color of the GSD is in itself not important and has no effect on the character of the dog or on its fitness for work and should be a secondary consideration for that…

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