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Old 02-01-2014, 01:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,
I just wanted to take a second and introduce myself and my wonderful GSD! I have been involved in the dog guide industry for a number of years, and currently am working my two-year-old female GSD, Diamond. I purchased her from a responsible breeder at around 8 months of age, and finished her training when she was around 16 months. Aside from guiding, she also retrieves dropped objects and does light counter-balance work.
I do private dog training--basic pet obedience and service work--but aside from that I teach Linguistics at a local university while I work on my dissertation. I am hoping to finish my PHD by May, 2015, after which I will concentrate more on working with service dogs and their handlers.
I joined this forum to learn as much about the GSD as I can, so look forward to talking with everyone!!
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Welcome! May I be rude and ask what the PHD will be in?

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We'd love to see photos of Diamond
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Welcome to the forum and I agree, we need PICTURES!

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Can't wait to see puppy pics....:-)


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Welcome. There are a lot of good people on here that will be willing to give you advice to help you. We love to see pictures of the pup whenever you get a chance
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Hello,
I just wanted to take a second and introduce myself and my wonderful GSD! I have been involved in the dog guide industry for a number of years, and currently am working my two-year-old female GSD, Diamond. I purchased her from a responsible breeder at around 8 months of age, and finished her training when she was around 16 months. Aside from guiding, she also retrieves dropped objects and does light counter-balance work.
I do private dog training--basic pet obedience and service work--but aside from that I teach Linguistics at a local university while I work on my dissertation. I am hoping to finish my PHD by May, 2015, after which I will concentrate more on working with service dogs and their handlers.
I joined this forum to learn as much about the GSD as I can, so look forward to talking with everyone!!
Did anyone mention we like pictures ? LOL.....because we sure do !

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