German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread: Is it wrong for me to want only a sable? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces):
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

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.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
01-30-2014 03:42 PM
Lobobear44 Whatever Gs I get I have no idea what color what he is going to be. A surprise is a surprise, he will be a very special companion. Won't judge him on appearance. Cannot say a for sure future.
01-30-2014 03:35 PM
Jax08 Nothing wrong with wanting a certain color. Just don't get "stuck" on that color.

I'm partial to black dogs and wanted the black male. So thankful my breeder picked my puppy for me! I am absolutely in love with my sable boy!
01-30-2014 03:16 PM
wyoung2153 I know it's not what the thread was about... but check this thread out.. conveniently someone just started it. Might be of interest to you.. http://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...at-i-want.html
01-30-2014 03:06 PM
wyoung2153 If this has already been said.. my apologies.. nothing wrong with wanting what you want.. just make sure you don't pass up the dog that's perfect for you jsut because it's not a Sable. Second is... while I know you want a dog who will protect, please do your research on what a personal protection dog actual does, and what it takes to get there. From my research (being a single female in the military, who was stationed overseas in a village all alone, wanted one as well) PP dogs aren't what you are thinking. my guess is that you want a dog that will protect you and your family, especially when you are deployed, to protect your wife. Understandable but from what I have read and seen GSD's will do that without training.. getting your dog and just doing OB work and having a sound temperment and a solid nerved dog will absolutely protect your family if it came down to it.. no expert just based on research and thinking what I wanted is probably similar to what you want.. I think you should look into other sports, IPO, OB etc. IMO.
01-30-2014 01:32 PM
CelticGlory Nothing wrong with picking a color you like! I have always wanted a red/black, but over the time I have been looking at other types of lines (working, DDR, etc) and have other colors I wouldn't mind if the right puppy came along! As long as you know what you want in temperament, drives, etc. color is the preference of the person who will have that dog for the rest of its life!
01-30-2014 11:06 AM
jocoyn If that is important to you but realize the "perfect" pup may be that black and tan or bicolor and there are variations of sables (patterned vs full as well as light vs dark) which may not be 100% verifiable at selection time.
01-30-2014 10:59 AM
Redrider469 Not wrong at all. You like what you like. I prefer the sables as well. Good luck!!
01-30-2014 10:53 AM
Galathiel If you have chosen your breeder wisely, then you don't have to worry about temperament and health. Why not, then, concentrate on another preference that you have???

I will say that I most definitely want my next dog to be sable (I wanted sable this time and got black!) and will be willing to wait to get it.
01-30-2014 07:55 AM
blackshep I don't think it is, providing you don't compromise on temperament and health
01-30-2014 05:38 AM
G-burg If I remember correctly when I was talking to my breeder, one of her questions to me was- did I have a color preference.. not that I was necessarily going to get that color.. It just happened that all the pups in the litter were my favorite color, but I would have been just as happy with a sable, a bi or even a black n tan..

You shouldn't have any problems getting a sable dog..with a good temperament..
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:26 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com