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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-13-2014, 03:52 PM Thread Starter
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Hey everyone.. Unfortunately, I haven't been on these boards in awhile.. This past month, I lost my heart and soul, my first son, my GSD. I have been absolutely devastated. To be honest, I am not sure if this second I want a new pup but I want to look around and get info. Who knows, maybe one will get to me and let me know that my beloved Star is telling me that "he's the one!".

I wanted to get some input (and you can PM me if you'd rather) on reputable breeders... current pricing, etc.

These are what I'm looking for... a large male, preferably a black & tan, from both German titled and health tested parents (no American bloodlines). I would like a lower drive, good with children (I have a 6 year old) Ideally, I would like an older pup, like 3-5 months old. I have trained in Schutzhund and also trained and competed in Rally-O, so I am willing to put the time in on training. I live on a farm and the dogs is with me 24/7.. on the farm and off-site. While I know there is no guarantee of longevity and health, I want to try to do everything possible I can!!

I live in NJ.. but would be willing to travel or have the pup flown in.

Thanks so much....

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-13-2014, 05:32 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear your lost your boy. I don't have anything to add, but considering you are willing to travel or ship, I'm sure that there will be plenty of options that people will come up with.

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sorry for your loss. i don't think you're to have a problem
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-13-2014, 07:35 PM
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So sorry for your loss. There are a couple here worth looking at:

Austerlitz German Shepherd Dogs: Available Young, Retired and Rescued Dogs

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Sorry for your loss. Good luck in your search

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-13-2014, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you everyone for your sympathy. Star was a not a once in a lifetime dog... Some people go their entire lives without having that dog that has your soul. He was THAT dog!! I miss him everyday and dont plan to replace him, just help fill the void in my heart. Kinda sappy.. haha.

In a quick look, I saw a kennel named Schwarz und Rot... Has anyone heard of them? Any input?
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Sorry for your loss I like the looks of this dog and if I didn't have my hands full with my golden puppy I would have got him....he is 4.5 months in the picture.

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Haha.. I had looked at that pup from Mittelwest and he seemed ideal and the exact look I am drawn too... However, I had some concerns and when I asked questions about him, they posted him on fb and sold him. I have read some good things and some bad about them, so I was concerned about spending $3500 without being 100% sure.

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Haha.. I had looked at that pup from Mittelwest and he seemed ideal and the exact look I am drawn too... However, I had some concerns and when I asked questions about him, they posted him on fb and sold him. I have read some good things and some bad about them, so I was concerned about spending $3500 without being 100% sure.
We obviously have the same taste I talked to I think it was Julie from there a long time ago, it was not a long conversation. Robin from Huerta is good people.

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