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Old July 24th, 2011, 05:31 PM   #21
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I like yours, its breath has a pleasant peanut butter smell.
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Old July 24th, 2011, 05:36 PM   #23
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Pics of the act...
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Old July 24th, 2011, 05:37 PM   #24
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Old July 24th, 2011, 05:48 PM   #25
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Wow, that dog has a wide tongue...
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Old July 24th, 2011, 06:16 PM   #26
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great dogs, we have one. very protective but ours is a big ole bear that loves to push you out of bed in order to take over your pillow. they can smell like you would not believe. no matter how much we brush her she is constantly shedding. the good news is that she loves the vacuum so we put the brush attachment on the hose and vacuum off the fur. a real time saver with no mess.
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If you get one, you should probably spell the name correctly. Shepherd, not Shepard. Just sayin'.
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Crate train!
When I wrote "crate raised", I was referring to the unfortunate situation most dogs are in where the owners work and the dog is locked in its cage during working hours. Definitely want the dog to have its own space/crate.
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I agree with what is being said. I have a Doberman and she is great with the little ones and with other people. Shes OK with other dogs as long as the other dogs dont get to close to my son, then she gets really pissed off haha.
We haven't ruled out a Doberman either but don't like the reputation they have.
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IMO, pitbulls of a different color. they are mean killer dogs that should all be shot.
Or taught to love the taste of peanut butter.
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We haven't ruled out a Doberman either but don't like the reputation they have.
Dobbies are actually GREAT family dogs. Do you know when you are going to purchase a pup? I am going to breed my female to a male that a friend has and I would make you a hell of a deal on a fully papered pup.
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I Currently have 2, 2 can be a bear sometimes, but they are great dogs, a touch protective. We had a single shepherd before this and he was perfect (lived to 13 -got it when I was 7) I believe he was a mix, great with kids untill he got older. Had an incident where he barked /growled with teeth at our small cousin and scared him, but they were more than likely pinching him but he got in trouble, then just steered clear of kids after that. He was about 10 when this happened.

None of our dogs have ever hurt anyone, but we try to socialize them around other people/dogs. Spend quite a bit of time playing and training them as well.

I would go to the pound and look for a mix puppy, raise it from a pup. Socialize it with other dogs and people. You will have a great dog
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Dobbies are actually GREAT family dogs. Do you know when you are going to purchase a pup? I am going to breed my female to a male that a friend has and I would make you a hell of a deal on a fully papered pup.
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I Currently have 2, 2 can be a bear sometimes, but they are great dogs, a touch protective. We had a single shepherd before this and he was perfect (lived to 13 -got it when I was 7) I believe he was a mix, great with kids untill he got older. Had an incident where he barked /growled with teeth at our small cousin and scared him, but they were more than likely pinching him but he got in trouble, then just steered clear of kids after that. He was about 10 when this happened.


None of our dogs have ever hurt anyone, but we try to socialize them around other people/dogs. Spend quite a bit of time playing and training them as well.

I would go to the pound and look for a mix puppy, raise it from a pup. Socialize it with other dogs and people. You will have a great dog
Very cute dogs! Are yours pure bred or mixed?
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love ours he is a great dog he is good with kids when he was a pup we played with his ears and tail and paws a lot to prepare him for kids he is protective when he needs to be but if we let someone in the house he is your best friend he never runs from the yard and has had free roam of the house since he was 6mo. old we got him from a breeder in wauseon ohio parents were on site

he does make a mess sometimes though
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We currently have a long haired female that's seven and weights in at 105lbs. She's a ball of fire mosts days. I didn't socialize her enough during her early years(2-4yrs old) and she's become somewhat aggressive toward other dogs but one, another german shepherd a few houses down from us. Sometimes I think she just doesnt know how to play with other dogs.

We also just had a baby boy 18 days ago and in the begining when we brought him home I was a little nervous. She turned out ok with evevything so far. She's still very protective with him and doesn't leave his side.

All and all she's wonderful and we really love her.



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These 2 are purebred, the last one was a mix, but he still could pass as a purebred in looks
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Make sure its Papered and you can see its bloodline. Like many other dogs they were high demand and there was some inbreeding out there and that is where the aggression and why great family dogs end up "snapping"
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Loyal loving dog for family and kids of all ages....... Boxers had them since we were kids only had a problem with one but he was a rescue that was badly abused and was an older male. All 6 of the others are /were great guard dogs and loving family pets
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