Did Your Female GSD Calm Down After 1st Heat?
Or did her behavior change enough to notice?
As I responded on another thread, Teddy (age ten months)
was starting to get a bit reactive in the car and in public places like Petsmart. I was even avoiding people in public areas in order to keep her under threshhold. It wasn't horrible, yet, but I was definitely worried, and "working on it."
Well, her first heat has finally finished
(a long few weeks at home), and she is back to her friendly, not-so-reactive self. Petsmart was very crowded yesterday (Black Friday at Petsmart?
), yet she was extremely confident and friendly. I even let people approach her again. Not one peep out of her. Put her in a down stay at at the register with all sorts of people around, and she was totally chilled.
I hope I'm not making too much of this. End of fear stage? Hormones gone crazy and now back to herself?
Jo & Teddy,my female german shepherd, born Christmas Day, 2011
"One reason a dog is such a lovable creature is his tail wags instead of his tongue." - Unknown
Last edited by Jo_in_TX; 11-24-2012 at 11:55 AM.