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Old 06-22-2014, 09:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
mikeb316
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Default Is getting a 16wk old pup too old? Compared to standard 8 weeks?

This opportunity fell into our lap this past Friday and by tomorrow we will have to make a decision. Currently i have two shepherds male 6yrs and female 4 yrs. The reason I'm asking is because of the size difference and maturity level between 8 and 16 weeks and how my dogs will perceive him. Being a baby pup at 8 weeks I don't see any problem as I think mine would nurture and play gentle knowing he's just a little baby. But being 16weeks and over 25 lbs would they see him more of a big dog and a threat and not take as kindly to him? Playing with their toys, wanting to come right in and start rough housing, hyper and jumping around and wanting to play all the time, etc. Just don't know if its a good decision or should wait and get a baby from future planned litter this fall. Any opinions? Thanks.
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