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Old 11-25-2012, 10:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New & will be new owner of GSD

Hello, were new member here, we live in SOCAL and in couple weeks we will have a new addition to the family. Any suggestion and advice?
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Read the book, before and after your puppy. Take things slow with a GSD. They are extremly slow to develop in the mind and body. Look up nutrition and give the pup the right calicum levels and be sure the pup gets enough protien. I use Wendy Volhards NFD2. My pup is 15 months old and I still learn something I should have not done. Be a leader a calm assertive one. Learn this and this will be the biggest help in your relationship and the dogs behavior. The volhards also have a great video out on dogs. Dont let the puppy play with rough or aggressive dogs and avoid dog parks for a long time. Good luck and I hope that helps
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Just keep reading as much as you can here and you are off to a good start!
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