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02-27-2014 04:34 PM
onyxena Im enjoying this thread since I have 3 now and will be adding a 4th next fall! Our oldest mix boy will be 11 this year and is really not demanding at all. Both GSDs are about same age within a few months and will be 7 soon. they are both very good tempered all around. Both are well mannered with people and dogs. Male, Dasher, is still very energetic and needs regular exercise but isn't too demanding. Sasha is somewhere in the middle. Since they are all getting older I have been wanting a puppy from a good breeder. Four is actually a bit more than I would ultimately prefer, but the litter I am waiting on is one with two parents I am very excited about. My friend who has the female is giving me a great opportunity to select my pup too. So I really feel that since I have waited a couple years for this litter it is meant to be!
Eventually I will likely get back down to two for a few years. Three has been pretty manageable, but I wouldnt ever want them to all be puppies at same time! I like the mix of ages. We got Dasher and Sasha seperately and she was adopted when she was around 8 or 9 months so I didn't have them at same time as pups.
My puppy is going to be a Shiloh shepherd.
02-27-2014 04:12 AM
Chip18
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I do think three or four dogs is really the limit for most people- even real dog people. Just walking four dogs on a leash at once is difficult. Not to mention if they decide to go, you are overpowered. I think you need to amp up your training as soon as you get to three dogs. Two is fine, and one is easy.
All very true but the problem is if you have two well trained dogs, and you add a third, you think you know what your doing!

Two dogs is a pair three or more is a pack! I guess I could have done worst I had a Female Boxer tow Females in a home is bad news in Boxer world! So I dumb lucked my way pass that time bomb!
02-27-2014 03:48 AM
Chip18
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Originally Posted by SuperG View Post
I have heard at times....too much is just enough...

SuperG
Yeah...I kinda tested that approach...not recommended!
02-27-2014 03:44 AM
Chip18
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Originally Posted by shepherdmom View Post
I've seen it done too, I just don't know why anyone would want too?
Looks cool!
02-27-2014 12:10 AM
Mocha
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Originally Posted by shepherdmom View Post
I've seen it done too, I just don't know why anyone would want too?
Personally if it was me and a cat crossed the path in front of us, I would be done for.


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02-27-2014 12:05 AM
SuperG
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Where do we draw the line on how many is too many.

How many do you think is too many?



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I have heard at times....too much is just enough...

SuperG
02-27-2014 12:02 AM
shepherdmom
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I've seen it done, if the dogs are well behaved it isn't a problem. ( Not saying I'll ever master it hah )


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I've seen it done too, I just don't know why anyone would want too?
02-26-2014 11:56 PM
Mocha
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Just curious why on earth would you walk 4 at once? I may have 5 dogs but I've never got more than two on leash at a time.
I've seen it done, if the dogs are well behaved it isn't a problem. ( Not saying I'll ever master it hah )


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02-26-2014 11:19 PM
shepherdmom
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I do think three or four dogs is really the limit for most people- even real dog people. Just walking four dogs on a leash at once is difficult. Not to mention if they decide to go, you are overpowered.
Just curious why on earth would you walk 4 at once? I may have 5 dogs but I've never got more than two on leash at a time.
02-26-2014 11:04 PM
Muskeg Also wanted to add... work with the dogs you've got. It can be really easy to see a video or photos of someone's awesome shepherd and think... ohh I wish my dog could do THAT! Well, maybe your dog can't but it's not fair to constantly try to be upgrading your dogs. It's a mistake I haven't made yet, but one I've come close to making in the past.
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