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Forum: Weekly Discussion Topics 08-12-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,184
Posted By Chris Wild
Because it assumes that the shelter dog and the...

Because it assumes that the shelter dog and the dog purchased from a breeder are the same, with equivalent traits. This is only very rarely the case. Most often, they are apples and oranges.

Now...
Forum: Finding the Right Puppy 07-29-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Chris Wild
Do not go to a pet store. Puppies in pet stores...

Do not go to a pet store. Puppies in pet stores come from large scale commercial breeders that pump out puppies like widgets from a factory. Reputable breeders do not sell puppies to wholesalers...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 07-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Chris Wild
Mother's side is well known West German show line...

Mother's side is well known West German show line dogs. Father's side is a complete unknown, but based on the names I would guess "byb"/"pet" breeding. I don't know anything about any individual...
Forum: Choosing A Breeder 07-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Chris Wild
Meerhout is another option in Texas.

Meerhout is another option in Texas.
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-11-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
I just cleaned out the SD card on the camera and...

I just cleaned out the SD card on the camera and couldn't resist posting these as they seem to go nicely with this recent thread.

We'll call this Myth#1a.. that SchH dogs are not only biting...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-09-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Chris Wild
As of 2012, everything is IPO. This was an...

As of 2012, everything is IPO. This was an international rule change. SchH no longer exists under that old name.
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
Perhaps. But would someone think the same if we...

Perhaps. But would someone think the same if we were talking about our kids and bragging about their last martial arts tournament or that great tackle in last week's football game, and assume from...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
I think part of it is that people who have these...

I think part of it is that people who have these sort of dogs and do these sort of things truly recognize and appreciate the dichotomy and are proud that their dog can excel in both worlds. But when...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-07-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
Della's retirement home got her as a companion. ...

Della's retirement home got her as a companion. We all knew she'd excel at that. None of us expected that she would become a self initiated caretaker, nor that she would teach herself a variety of...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
Yes, absolutely this sort of breeding for...

Yes, absolutely this sort of breeding for specialization rather than a well rounded dog can and does happen and sports are not immune to it. This isn't limited to SchH/IPO either, but there are...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-06-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
Same dog ...

Same dog
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Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-06-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
We currently have 5 WL GSDs. They live with us...

We currently have 5 WL GSDs. They live with us as normal house pets, cuddling on the couch, sleeping on the bed, hanging out with us whenever we are home whether we're watching TV or doing yard...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-06-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
That's sort of the point of the thread. Not to...

That's sort of the point of the thread. Not to say that they are anything unusual or special as far as day to day life goes but rather to illustrate that they are perfectly *normal* dogs. Dogs that...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-05-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
It is a BREED TEST. How else would you suggest...

It is a BREED TEST.
How else would you suggest one test if a dog has the traits needed to do protection? To serve the police or military? And the genetic ability to reproduce dogs who can?
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-05-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
This depends on A) the dog and B) the training. ...

This depends on A) the dog and B) the training.
Yes, some dogs are just out there playing a big game of tug-of-war with a sleeve and the helper is, at best, an opponent in a contest over the sleeve....
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,607
Posted By Chris Wild
RE: stick hits This is a test to see how the...

RE: stick hits

This is a test to see how the dog responds to pressure, discomfort and stress. Really, this is what all of SchH protection is about and the stick hits are just a part of that. While...
Forum: Breeding - General 07-03-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,155
Posted By Chris Wild
Yes, Cliff. Nymeria "Shadow" is owned by Melody...

Yes, Cliff. Nymeria "Shadow" is owned by Melody (not Melanie.. but close) over there in your neck of the woods.
Forum: General Information 07-02-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chris Wild
That is what it is about. It is based on police...

That is what it is about. It is based on police work, something which used to be very obvious to even the most casual observer back before they changed the rules to eliminate the handler ordering...
Forum: General Information 07-02-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,833
Posted By Chris Wild
The helper is running toward the dog and handler,...

The helper is running toward the dog and handler, yelling and threatening with a stick. The dog is released by the handler to intercept the attack.

They are not running off biting poor lost...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 06-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Chris Wild
If you plan to move in a month and there will be...

If you plan to move in a month and there will be a club where you are moving, I would reach out to them. In the meantime, while it may seem like unusual advice, I would probably lay off working on...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Chris Wild
I think one of the easiest things to maintain, or...

I think one of the easiest things to maintain, or to bring back in if it has become diminished, is drive. Partly because it tends to bred true for the most part from one generation to the next, and...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 05-31-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By Chris Wild
What would you like to know? Sire is Czech. Dam...

What would you like to know? Sire is Czech. Dam is primarily West German show lines with some West working lines and a splash of Czech mixed in.
Forum: Choosing A Breeder 05-31-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Chris Wild
I think all message boards wish more people would...

I think all message boards wish more people would utilize the search function, and when it comes to multiple threads and what to do with them it's a darned if you do, darned if you don't type...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 05-31-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,275
Posted By Chris Wild
I have very mixed feelings on this. On the one...

I have very mixed feelings on this. On the one hand, I believe any GSD who would deliberately harm a young child without significant provocation has a screw loose. On the other hand there are so...
Forum: Germanshepherds.com Forum Support Help Desk 05-27-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Chris Wild
Now that the OP's question has been answered and...

Now that the OP's question has been answered and some folks predictably took the opportunity to point out that the Mods aren't all perfect all the time and sometimes miss stuff and other times have...
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