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Old 02-23-2014, 04:23 PM   #10 (permalink)
Harry and Lola
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Puppies at 8 weeks can and do show natural dominance and submissive tendencies, watch a litter for a while and there will always be more dominant and more submissive ones. If a dog is naturally dominant or submissive, this will be evident from very very young, they don't learn to be this way, they either are or are not.

When I think back to Lola and Harry in their litters, Lola was probably one of the more submissives and Harry was the most dominant one by far. They still carry these roles today.
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if your GSD is eating and eating and eating and losing weight - please consider testing for EPI.

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