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  1. Formerly Fearful Dog Presenting With New Curious Behaviour with Strangers

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I have two dogs that we adopted from a rescue within the last few months. The second dog we adopted is a GSD mix female who helps our first dog with her pent up energy in the house. We call her a therapy dog for our first dog because she is so chill and just takes all of the silliness from...
  2. GSD is very scared around my dad

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My GSD, Sarge, is very scared around my dad. He is 1 yr 7 mo. They've never been alone together, and I'm not sure what the trigger could be. From the first time they met, he's been afraid of him, he will bark, cower, and sometimes run away with his tail tucked between his legs. Any tips on why...
  3. New dog (German Shepherd) First dog!

    New Additions
    Hello, dog lovers.. In about a year i would like to buy a dog (my first dog, i had one but i was 8 years old just a kid now i am 18 i will be 19 when i will intend to buy it). Well, the problem is that I am living in an apartment with my mother and my little sister. I know that GSD have 2 lines...
  4. Has my dog become too independent?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I have a 13 months old german shepherd mix (she looks exactly like one but much smaller, around half a gsd :D). I got her when she was 5 months old from a shelter and she used to be very anxious and always stuck to my side. I worked on it, and finally after 2-3 months she started being much...
  5. High Energy GSD + A New Yorkiepoo

    New Additions
    So I have a very sweet, but very high energy 1 year old black german shepherd . She is my greatest joy! Anyway, I am going to be getting a Yorkie Poo on the 21st of december for Christmas and I'm so excited, but I'm also scared. Gypsy (My GSD) likes to play and jump around with out a care in...
  6. 7 month old Reactive puppy, help please?

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi all, I have a 7 month old GSD puppy, Leo, that is reactive mainly to dogs when we go on walks. Children playing can also cause him to start barking. When he sees another dog his hair goes up and he barks and lunges. Even the sound of a dog barking can set him off. He was socialized when he...
  7. Help! Signs of a bad breeder?

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    Hello, something has been on my mind lately and have been looking all over the internet for answers. Came to realize that the best way for me to get answers is from actual people with experience. I found this forum and saw that it was fairly active, I signed up immediately. I have a friend who...
  8. My White Swiss Shepherd, Obie

    New Additions
    Hello I've joined his forum for some general advice after getting a GSD. After months of research and then a month of searching we finally found the puppy we wanted and brought him home last week. He's been great from the start he was curious about us, the house and the baby. We've already...
  9. Wanting to make my dog a service like dog

    Working Dogs
    Hello! So I recently got myself a dog and I want to make her so I can take her to school with me(I have mental illnesses a couple including chronic depression, social anxiety, and generalize anxiety) and I picked out a dog that would I think be very good at her job plus she is a GSD(if that...
  10. GSD American Pitbull Terrier cross

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    I rescued this 'free' puppy about 3 weeks ago and since then she's cost me a couple bucks, even though the former owner reassured she's in good health. Anyway, the previous owner told me she's half German Shepherd and rednose pit but I'm not sure. I was wondering if anyone else has this mix dog...
  11. Sharing some of my dog drawings

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  12. Four dogs in need of training

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, my mum's four dogs are having some difficulty with training and I was hoping someone here could give advice! :) A little backstory (okay, a lot, heh): About two weeks ago I moved back in with my mum at her country home to do some saving, and to take advantage of the countryside in the...
  13. My GSD always seems confused when training.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I found my German Shepard, Ginger, in our local SPCA when she was 4.5. She is 7 now and I could not be more happy with her general attitude. She is loving, sweet and very curious! Sadly I have grown tired of trying to train anything new over the last year because I am getting no where. When I...
  14. Pit lab mix?

    Dog Breeds
    my male lab, doesnt look like a pure lab. the lady we got him from when he was 2 months old said he was part GSD he doesnt seem to have many qualities of a GSD. i was on pinterest and saw a pitbull lab mix and it looked a lot like my boy. hes now a year and 10 months, and he looked like a full...
  15. dog still pees?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My GSD female we got when she was 5 months, now a year and 2 months old. she use to pee when we approched and now she doesnt, unless shes introuble and knows it. she hasnt in MONTHS! for me but my dad tonight was playing with her and so was i, i walked away to set my stuff down and she layed on...
  16. GSD? mix?

    Dog Breeds
    We got a GSD from the human society, they said she was half husky, but she was only 5 months old and to me did look anything like a husky, i owned a half husky before and she acted nothing like one. now shes a year and two months old and looks like a GSD, but something else, like wolf, the way...
  17. What is my dog mixed with?

    Dog Breeds
    My dog, Jaeger, is almost a year old now. I was hoping to know what his dad was by now. His mom was a German Shepherd, but I am having trouble figuring out what he is mixed with. He almost looks like a mini GSD x) I included a picture from when he was a little puppy, and something more recent...
  18. Female GermanShepherd: problem with people coming to the house...

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I have a 5 yo German Shepherd who is really territorial, and whenever someone come to the house, the first reaction is some barking (before even knowing who it is), then if is someone that she knows well it is all happiness, BUT when it is someone who she never see before, or it's been...
  19. Lab/GSD mixes!

    Dog Breeds
    i own a very loving Lab/GSD mix and love him but hes very energetic and obsessed with toys! so they are scattered around the 10 acres. doesnt bark much and would love to see other peoples lab/GSD mixes or Lab or GSDs. Chase is my lab/mix, Stud, year and 3 months old, all balck with some white...
  20. First time dog owner seeking advice...

    New Additions
    I have adopted/rescued a 6 mo. old german shepherd/siberian husky mix today. I have read as much literature as I could find on the internet about this particular mix as well as for each individual breed. I plan on taking the necessary steps toward raising a happy, healthy canine. Since the dog...
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