Welcome! I live in the Vancouver area (when we had to move unexpectedly I convinced hubby to move to the town my dog training club is :-)), northwest is a beautiful place to live! Where is your new boy coming from? Somewhere local?
"An excess of size is an unserviceable feature for breeding, his powers of endurance, his speed and the smartness of his movements suffer in all circumstances. Giants are never nimble."-Creator of GSD