German Shepherd Dog Forums - View Single Post - 3 Year Rule For Getting a 2nd Puppy?
View Single Post
post #3 of (permalink) Old 04-28-2014, 02:04 PM
Crowned Member
shepherdmom's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Rural Nevada
Posts: 5,272
Originally Posted by scarfish View Post
i heard this rule of thumb many times and just don't get it as long as your 1 year old is properly trained and socialized/loves other dogs. just wanted to share my experience and hear about other experiences on the subject.

i totally disagree with the 3 year rule. as long as your first dog is highly trained and loves to be around other dogs.
First off I'm going to say I've got dogs that close together so I'm going to agree with you that it can be done.... However, the down side that I've had to deal with, more than once, is on the other end. You loose them close together. Its hard losing one. Having them both pass within a short time is absolutely killer.
shepherdmom is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome