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Hi everyone,
We have been wanting to get another German Shepherd. We have a 6 yr old German shepherd now, a 2 yr old shih-tzu and a 7 yr old mixed rot/lab. (All males and are all amazing together)We are getting a 9 week oldfemale German shepherd. I guess what I am wanting to know is.....will they get along with her?
 

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Who knows? There are so many things that go into it. Four dogs is a lot, and while they may all get along great while she’s a puppy, they may suddenly not get along when she matures. Or the males may start to fight when she comes into heat and never go back to liking each other. Or one of them may decide they hate her from the get-go. She may randomly hate one of them. Or you may never have any issues at all. Again, who knows. You should have a backup plan for what you’ll do if they don’t get along. Who will you rehome? Will you do a crate and rotate lifestyle?
 

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Definitely can't answer 'Will they get along with her?' The only way to know for sure is to have a trial test and introduce the dogs and see how it goes. 4 dogs is a lot too.
 

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It is up to you.
It is a good idea to read all you can about properly introducing a new puppy into the household. The biggest mistake one can make is just bring the dog in and let it loose. Keep her leashed, penned or crated for a while, and do not allow her to harass the resident dogs.
Acceptance of a new member of the pack can take a while. In our case, it took about six months.
 
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