So sorry for your loss. Everyone is different. It took me about a year before I could get another dog. Then when I started thinking about another one, a friend had a girl gsd that needed rehoming. I took her and she is the best girl in the world. You will know when the time is right.
Rusti EAC, TN-N, TG-O, WV-N, NCC, NJC, CGC, GSD Diva
Jerry Lee AXP, MJP, OAC, TN-N, WV-N, NCC, NJC, SPJ, UAG1