Would you breed YOUR dog? - Page 34 - German Shepherd Dog Forums

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.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-07-2013, 04:28 PM   #331 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Just north of south
Posts: 437
Send a message via AIM to zivagirl
Default

Ziva comes from two great lines - and the breeder will have breeding rights. Were it not for this fact, she would be immediately fixed. I love the breed and know that I'm not experienced enough (nor rich enough) to be a responsible breeder. All of our animals are fixed.

I leave the rest up to the responsible professionals.
zivagirl is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-08-2013, 06:38 PM   #332 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
lorihd@comcast.net's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: hillsborough nj
Posts: 3,705
Default

No, i wouldnt breed my dog, its too much work!!!!! i think the deciding factor would be having to find good homes for the pups (something id lose sleep over). i would like to add another dog to my home, perhaps in a year or two, and i might rescue one, or ill pay a breeder for my next dog, there are plenty of dogs to choose from.
lorihd@comcast.net is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-09-2013, 05:44 PM   #333 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 74
Default

I would love to breed my dog. He's expected to grow bigger than standard, so it's not about AKC conformation but because of the type of coat he has, his size, his temperament...plus I'm in love with his looks, he'll be perfect as my service dog. So I'd love for my next service dog to come from him.

However I would only want him to have a litter of 3 because I could handle 2 and my uncle wants one. So the reality is that I don't think I could breed him because I don't know how to select the right bitch and I couldn't let go of the puppies. If I did I'd probably have the most impossible, demanding contract ever!
Phoebes is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-09-2013, 06:01 PM   #334 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
LoveEcho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,582
Default

No. My dog has a great temperament for a pet and killer "movie star" looks (someone else's words, lol) and I love him very, very much, but he is outside of breed standard in terms of height, by several inches, and lacks drive. He can also be skittish, he does not have the rock solid nerves that should be present in this breed. His hips have been rated "good" and he has his CGC, but otherwise I would not be able to title him in conformation and he does not have the temperament for schutzhund.
LoveEcho is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-10-2013, 12:06 AM   #335 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
LeoRose's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Texas Gulf Coast
Posts: 397
Default

Nope. Never.

For starters, I don't "do" puppies. I'm just not a "puppy person".

Moving on to the individual dogs....

Rat Terrier Lucky has (suspected) Legg-Calve-Perth, which is a hip problem that has a genetic link, rather like HD.

Ilka is a mutt. Reason enough right there to not breed her.

Leo has a super soft temperament, and some conformational faults that don't need to be passed along. Oh, yeah, she was a stray, so I have no idea about her genetics.
LeoRose is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-13-2013, 10:28 PM   #336 (permalink)
Member
 
DollBaby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 84
Default

No. Absolutely no desire to breed her
DollBaby is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-13-2013, 10:49 PM   #337 (permalink)
Elite Member
 
gsdlover91's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,763
Default

No. I know nothing about breeding dogs, let alone GSD's. I just have no desire to ever let any of my dogs breed.
__________________
SG Berlin v Hokschhaus BA-1, UNJ, CGC, HIC, TC
gsdlover91 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-13-2013, 10:52 PM   #338 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
Loneforce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: PA
Posts: 3,955
Default

I agree No No No!
__________________
Jonas :Black & Red WGSL D.O.B.01/14/2012.
Taz:11/15/99-01/26/12 Ginger:06/23/02-02/13/13
"A house is not a home without a German Shepherd"
Loneforce is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-16-2013, 12:40 PM   #339 (permalink)
New Member
 
GerMutt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 24
Default

I have this "thing" where I picture all of my girls (horses, dog, cat...) being a mama. I love them so much that I would just love to see them have little versions of themselves, not to mention, I would love to have their babies around. That said, I would never actually breed my dog (or have my little guy mate with a female). It's not because she isn't purebred, not because she is already spayed, but because there are already far too many dogs in this country (world, really) and I would never want to contribute to the problem.
GerMutt is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-16-2013, 01:05 PM   #340 (permalink)
Member
 
Felix's Proud Mammy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 175
Default

No. Simply because Felix is a German bred and born GSD. His parents and lineage are all hip certified as they are required to be. Here, the breeders are a bit more sketchy and there is no garuntee of being able to replicate his color or size (which is the number one reason people proposition us for breed ops--and exactly why we had him neutered). Also, his prey drive and energy level are particularly high. It would require someone with a vast background in GSDs, not someone that's just "winging it"--that's how most GSDs end up in shelters now. Last and biggest point: I did not get a dog to turn him into a puppy factory. It's the most demeaning thing you can do to a dog IMHO.
__________________
Lovin' My Life As His Mommy!
Felix de casa Mora AKA "Bubba" GSD 3/5/2010
Reba Maye Big Ears GSD Foster
Felix's Proud Mammy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
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.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not 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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:13 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