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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-18-2014, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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first time GSD owner in seattle area

Hello, My name is Matthew. My wife and I adopted a female GSD puppy around the beginning of March. Cocoa is now 13 weeks old, a fiery bundle of love and full of pee and vinegar. (in a good way) She weighs in at around 22 lbs and has paws the size of my palm... oh boy!

I am working to keep her body and mind excercised. Her intelligence and aptitude truly impress me. I feel i have to keep up with her!

Anyhoo, thanks in advance for information/tips i will find here.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-18-2014, 03:50 PM
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just dig into all these threads and you will find tremendous help!! He is handsome


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Welcome! I think you'll learn a lot. What helped us was learning about raw feeding and some strategies for positive training during a difficult adolescent stage. Lots of great photos just for fun too!
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Welcome!!! You guys are so lucky! You will find your pup is so smart. And such a BEAUTIFUL GSD! Love those ears! Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!!!! Bob
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She's very pretty.

Bella, weighed in at 35.8 and has a 21" waist @ 16 weeks, she was put on a diet today; as she lost her pretty hippy figure eating too much.
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She's adorable and Seattle has great trainers and resources. Maybe we will see you around.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-18-2014, 05:41 PM
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Welcome, cute puppy!!
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