Woof! Er... Um ... Hello Everyone! - German Shepherd Dog Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 08:06 AM Thread Starter
Master Member
Mister C's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 778
Woof! Er... Um ... Hello Everyone!


Just wanted to introduce myself a bit and this looked like the place. So Woof! to all the members.

I've found the forum to be helpful and thanks the members for their contributions.

I'm a GSD addict and appear to be in good company here. I'm currently between shepherds having lost my 16 yr old rescue in November. To fill the hole in my life, I've recently decided to get a pup from Haus Juris in May/June. I plan on upping my game on dog behavior and training in the meantime--so much has changed since I trained Maddie that I feel the need to relearn training theory.

I've included a few pics of Maddie below. The first is Maddie and Sheila (relative's Westy-Poo) on the day they met (Maddie was 10 at the time). The second pic is Maddie's sweet old face at around 15 yrs old.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Maddies and sheila as a puppy.jpg
Views:	113
Size:	78.6 KB
ID:	175410   Click image for larger version

Name:	Maddies sweet old face_large.jpg
Views:	117
Size:	44.4 KB
ID:	175418  
Mister C is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 09:04 AM
Crowned Member
wyoung2153's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: North Florida
Posts: 4,529
Beautiful girl, so sorry for your loss. You will definitely be busy with this new pup of yours.. welcome!


Commander Charly Titan (GSD)-15 Jan 2010
wyoung2153 is offline  
post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 09:07 AM
Crowned Member
Daisy&Lucky's Mom's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 6,742
So sorry for your loss of your beautiful Maddie.Welcome !

Daisy 11/26/99-7/25/12
Miss Chevy Cruz - 1/25/2013-1/29/15
Thunder -1/25/13 -7/25/15
Lucky-GSD -Rescue -2/16/03 - 03-21-16
Charlie- GSD-Rescue - 7-4-12
Daisy&Lucky's Mom is offline  
post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 10:02 AM
The Agility Rocks! Moderator
MaggieRoseLee's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Bushkill, PA (The Poconos!)
Posts: 27,408
Welcome to the forum! Thanks for sharing photos of your dogs (sorry about Maddie ) and can't wait to see your new puppy!


Glory B Wildhaus AX, AXJ, XF
plus Miss Osin Blue Wildhaus

"Nothing new can come into your life unless you are grateful for what you already have. ~ "--- Michael Bernhard, gratitude
MaggieRoseLee is offline  
post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Crowned Member
Kayos and Havoc's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: McAlester, OK
Posts: 18,540
Welcome to you. Maddie is a grand looking girl. So sorry you lost her.


URO3,UCD Aleshanee Windridge "Kayos" CD,TDX,RE,CGC,HIC,TC
UACH,URO1 Tidmores Rising Star Lydia "Mayhem" CD,BN,AX,OAJ,NF,RE,HT,TC,CGC,

Lucky, Wolf, Max
Kayos and Havoc is offline  
post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Crowned Member
Lilie's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: South Texas
Posts: 12,391
How wonderful to have shared Maddie for 16 years! She looks like she was very lovely.

Congrats on the new puppy, can't wait to see pictures!!!

Hondo Von Dopplet L Bauernhof "Hondo"- GSD
Lilie's Tug McGraw "Tug" - Golden Retriever
Maggie - Mini Dachshund (Rescue)
Lonestar Pivo - Texas Blue Lacy
Ashe - Barn Cat
Katie / APHA
Lilie is offline  
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 01:00 PM Thread Starter
Master Member
Mister C's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 778
Thanks everyone!

Yes, we were very lucky to have Maddie for so long. She was diagnosed with severe HD and dumped into a shelter. Not long after we adopted her a vet told us she would be unable to walk by 6 or 7 years old unless she had surgery. But she also had bad elbows and arthritis so if we fixed one hip then we would be on a path of endless surgeries. Instead, we managed her issues through diet, regular exercise, medications and limiting her running/jumping/rough playing. At 15 yrs we got her a cart which she took to immediately and gave her another year of quality life.

We think she is the most beautiful GSD ever. Of course, I'm sure many hold that opinion of their own shepherds and I think we are all correct in our own assessments.
Mister C is offline  
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Knighted Member
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,159
Sorry for your loss, my dad has a chocolate lab named Maddie <3

Good luck with your new pup, it will be there before you know it!
blackshep is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome