Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Shropshire, United Kingdom
I've had a few dogs in my life that have all started out as puppies in my family, but little Bailey is unique. Shes 10 weeks old and grunts/groans constantly. Shes not really a barker unless there is something that catches her interest which is mostly a squeaky pig or the roses blowing in the wind.
It's not really a behavioral issue, and theres no need for me to correct it.. but I've just never come across a vocal puppy in this manner before! It's constantly like shes talking to us, where we'll talk to her, and she'll grunt back. It's been useful so far for us as her pitch changes when she gets something she likes, or gets something taken away like an empty food dish that she wants refilled.
Is this a common thing in GSDs?