Re: Question for breeders
I wait on my pups until they are two. I am not doing schutzhund but will get them started learning agility equipment etc.
I guess if I have a dog, I am going to work with it to learn its character anyway. Deciding whether the dog is breedworthy is a lot more about the journey and a lot less about the results. Genetic testing is a piece of the puzzle, but as I would not trust early results, I do not waste the money on them.
If the pup fails at two, well then I still have a pet that needs the same care and that I will still show in performance events. So I guess I am not putting as much emphasis in finding out early. At two, earlier if there are symptoms, I can find out about his and make adjustments as to what I intend to do performance wise with the dog.
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