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coloradogsd1 07-07-2014 02:49 PM

need advice on this breeder
 
I talked to the owner and he was very helpful in what I was looking for and asking me what I was looking for in a GSD. He has a little coming up from Zicke and Tschako. Here is a link to the kennel. Alte Baum Kennel | Mike Williams - (515) 955-4801

Any info on the breeder or the parents pedigree would be helpful.

Thanks

Freddy 07-07-2014 03:17 PM

I've not purchased a dog from Mike but I have seen him compete at a lot of trials and regionals. He has well trained dogs and knows what he is doing.

He is a quality individual that's been in the sport for many years. He is also the owner of CPN.

If I were in the market for a dog I would hope to be dealing with someone like Mike.

coloradogsd1 07-07-2014 03:32 PM

Mike is a great guy to talk to but I am wondering if his dogs would be a little over the top for what I am looking for. I have no desire to compete in SCH any more but I am looking for a family pet "I have a 9 year old daughter" but I also want to be able to do advance obedience and agility with the GSD.

Freddy 07-07-2014 03:34 PM

Within "high drive" litters there will usually be a range of temperament. Not every GSD, working or not, will excel in sport. Tell Mike what you're looking for if you haven't, and let him tell you whether he has a pup for you. He's the expert.

coloradogsd1 07-07-2014 03:38 PM

He did ask and I did tell him. He said he is expecting pups on the ground in about 3 weeks and will evaluate them at I think he said 6 weeks of age to see what he will have as far as temperament and such. Plus since I now live in Omaha, Ne he is only 3 hours away from me :) :)

Freddy 07-07-2014 03:49 PM

Good luck in your search!


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