German Sheperd watch dog problem.

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Re: German Sheperd watch dog problem.

Post by tony d tiger » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:34 pm

After owning/working with our female shepherd-mix for a year, I started looking for a second dog. I wanted another female, but everyone counseled me against that. I think our trainer put it best; paraphrasing her words to me: Male/Female pairs bond; Male/Male you will have some struggles for dominance but it will be mostly noise and bluff fights 'for show' -no real blooding; two Females though will fight ~HARD~ and likely cause serious damage - avoid two females of equal age.

That said I'll wager your two males will be alright WITH TRAINING...and they're old enough that you should have both neutered. Just sayin...
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Re: German Sheperd watch dog problem.

Post by phalanx » Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:16 pm

I just now noticed how old this thread is. OP hasn't logged on since August, but still lots of good info for people thinking about a couple GS!
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