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  1. Training Theory & Methods
    Hi Folks I saw a previous thread from over 10 years ago so I thought it would be helpful to discuss again. Do you use clicker, marker words or both? Why? Any videos you would recommend? I have the Michael Ellis one and have found it helpful. When did you wean your dog off the clicker? Ive...
  2. Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly)
    I have a 7 month old GSD. He is really turning out to be a great dog, despite some of the usual antics. He plays 2-ball for an hour a day and usually gets an evening walk for 20-30 minutes. We do training sessions, play with the flirt pole, and use kongs puzzle feeders or raw marrow bones as...
  3. General Puppy Stuff
    Hello everyone. Loki was added to our family around two months ago. We believe he’s around 5-6 months old. He has lost most of his puppy teeth and his puppy fluff is gone for the most part. I am wondering what type of coat he will have once he’s grown, and I figured this is the best place to...
  4. General Puppy Stuff
    We recently rescued an 8-month-old GSD and decided to change his food to Eukanuba Large Puppy Breed 7 days ago. 3 days ago I started to notice a slight limp which looked to be in one of his front legs. Over the last 3 days, he has become more lethargic and less interested in his food. Does...
  5. Feeding Our Puppy
    Hi guys. My girl is 8 weeks today and I'm in the process of transitioning her to Orijen Large breed puppy food. Would you all recommend any additives i.e vitamin c, pumpkin ect? Thanks in advance!
  6. Training Our Puppy (basic)
    Hi all. I'm looking into Schutzhund Kevin's 8 week- 12 month training course. Any thoughts?
  7. Health Issues
    I have an 8 month old German Shephard/boxer mix.. he just recently started having serious diarrhea and I had put him on a boiled chicken and rice diet to try to help get him back to normal. In his poo, there are small white specs. They do not appear to move but there is alot of them. Could this...
  8. Finding the Right Puppy
    Hi, We are from Perth Australia and we are waiting for our Pup to arrive. The litter was born on 20th April ( 5 males and 6 females) and we are in line for a female pup (have not selected the pup yet) Following is the link for pictures...
  9. Critique My Dog
    Hi all. Looking for thoughts on my little girl. She's only four weeks old, from west german showlines. Any thoughts appreciated!
  10. Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!
    Here’s another update on lil Von Braun! He’s growing insanely fast, nearly 35lbs at 12 weeks old (as of this Sunday). Vet says he’s not over weight, just going to be large! 😂 On a side note, both ears are now up and standing tall-so I wanted to share a photo of my duo on a recent hike. Who...
  11. Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!
    Im pretty sure someone has done this before but i cant find it. Im so frickin excited to be getting a pup in 2 weeks. 4 years since my beloved 12 year old GSD passed. So please please dig up your grown dogs pup picture when they were a pup ( ideally 8-12 weeks but whatever) and now a photo of...
  12. Take a Poll
    Rudy is 12 weeks now, does he looks like short coat or medium coat or long coat? Looks like short coat to me but I think he has hairy tufts behind ear and his hind legs looks furry 12weeks: 8 weeks: 45days:
  13. Introductions & Welcome Mat
    Hello all, I look forward to learning and interacting with you all!
  14. Development & Socialization
    I just picked up my showline girl a few days ago with her papers. I haven’t had a chance to weigh her yet, but she seems to be significantly smaller than her brother. She just turned 8 weeks yesterday, born January 20. But she looks like maybe she was the runt of the litter? Anybody have any...
  15. General Puppy Stuff
    Hi there, I have a workingline gsd, he is now 6 months old and only weighing in at 30 lbs. when we got him at 8 weeks old, he was one of the smallest in the litter. After we brought him home, for several weeks he had canine coronavirus and constantly had diarrhea and had no appetite. After a...
  16. General Puppy Stuff
    HI SORRY IF THIS HAS BEEN ANSWERED! I tried to search for this but haven’t found answers! Sorry in advance! I’m still fairly new on this website but I’ve been lurking thru it ever since we got our rescue a year ago. Fast forward to now, we’re picking up our new pup on the 1st and have a couple...
  17. Ears Up??????
    This is our 3.5 month old puppy Delta. Her ears are still not fully up and I read that they should be by 4 months. I just wanted to hear opinions, experiences and tips from fellow GSD owners.
  18. General Puppy Stuff
    Okay so before I found this website I spent numerous hours watching videos of GSD puppies, grow videos, training videos etc. Then I spent even more hours researching Pituitary Dwarfism then again looking at those dogs in videos. Then looking for ways to determine age and then I frankly landed...
  19. Puppy Behavior
    I have a four month old puppy that was going great walking for the past two weeks. Recently, she is just stopping and not moving.
  20. General Puppy Stuff
    Hi guys I have an 8-week and 2-day old German Shepherd puppy. Can you guys give me some tips on training him to understand his name and training him to not bite?