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Old 04-27-2014, 09:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am brand-new to this forum. My wife and I are looking at getting our five-year-old son a German Shepherd. We live in New York, please donít hold that against us ☺
Any advice you can give us is very much appreciated in terms of questions we should be asking a breeder. If anyone knows of any good breeders in New York, please let me know. We do prefer the lighter color. Thanks in advance. Michael
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Old 04-27-2014, 09:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you live in NYC or in the state? If you live in NYC and have a 5 year old, I wouldn't recommend a GSD. You'll need to spend lots of time getting out and exercising and your son may take a back seat to the dog, which would be a conflict as most people put their children first. An older child who could take on some responsibility would be OK, IMO.

There is a member here who doesn't sign in that often that may be able to help you, he lives in Long Island and has beautiful dog, here's a link to his last post and you can try to send him a private message:
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Thanks so much for the quick reply. I live on Long Island in Smithtown.
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Hopefully Anthony will be of some help, otherwise there are several people from NJ, that's close. You may want to put up another thread, "looking for breeders in Metro NY/NJ area".
My grandmother used to live on E72nd st and I would spend time with her in the city. I couldn't imagine having a dog plus children in the city.
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