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05-14-2014 09:25 PM
The Packman Try and remember...in all your interactions with her that your dealing with a adopted puppy.

I just got a new puppy and he wasn't doing to good on being house broken...than one day it was like Moses parting the Red Sea he stopped going in the house.

We got Elly May my other GSD when she was 6 months old. We took her to beginner obedience classes and she did / does really well.
05-14-2014 06:01 PM
middleofnowhere As hard as it is, it is best not to yell at the dog for peeing indoors. (Been there a time or two myself).

To build trust, quit yelling and, for now, stop raising your hand. Keep things positive and happy even when she pees where you do not want. Praise and have a party when she does something you want (pees outside perhaps?)

She doesn't eat dry food because 1) she doesn't like it or 2) she is not used to it or 3) she doesn't happen to like the brand you are trying to feed her.

Congrats on your new dog. She will teach you lots more than you ever wanted to know.
05-14-2014 05:35 PM
Jim_Gk Thank you

She is still a new family member!
When i tell her to sit down she sits!
I tell her to come, she comes!

I yelled at her this morning because she peed on the bed! ( i was looking at her smelling around and i thought ok, i should open the door so she could pee outside!!

But no.. when i opened the door she ran to the bed..!

I think she is a little afraid of me...
I am wrestling with her for fun and she plays with me!!
But when i raise my hand like i am threating her she is afraid..

What can i do to make her trust me??
And.. why she doesnt eat dry food??

Thank you
05-14-2014 03:58 PM
Athena'sMom nope not done teething at 5 months, it is only just starting! My six month old is still cutting his rear teeth and his k9. He just lost his last baby tooth today. His ears are still up but my females teeth fell during teething and came back up. Every pups different. She is so cute, enjoy your baby! They are never to old to train. Work on engagement and trust building first and find a good trainer to guide you along the way! good luck
05-14-2014 03:25 PM
Jim_Gk Yeah!

A friend of mine told me that she got her rear teeth!
Sorry for my bad english!

I think she is done teething!
05-14-2014 01:45 PM
Thewretched How sure are you of the age? Done teething?


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05-14-2014 01:42 PM
Jim_Gk Hi

Sorry for my delayed answer..
She is 5 months old and she is doing great

The problem is that she doesnt eat dry food and she is afraid all the time of cars people (when i am taking her for a walk)

So i uploaded some photos!!

Is she a pure breed?
Will her ears rise up??

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05-06-2014 07:47 PM
Jim_Gk Thank you all

I started training her today and she is a quick learner
I am giving her VMP Tablets and I bought her a bone!

I will upload photos but i dont think she is a pure breed because of her colors!
But she is beautiful!!

Thank you again
05-06-2014 12:07 PM
Msmaria Welcome to the forum. Would love to see pictures. 5 months is a really fun age
05-06-2014 10:31 AM
DutchKarin And, of course you can train her! 5 months is perfect to start and expect to continue for 2 years.. or 5 years or 7 years. ;-)

I would recommend a class to get you going on training.
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