Before I had kids, I had a dog. This Labrador/German Shorthair mix was very smart, quite obedient and high energy! He would escape from wherever we put him to keep him safe while we were at work. He chewed the Christmas tree lights while they were plugged in, he chewed through a car charger … Continue reading Thoughts on Kids and Dogs
5:55 - Alarm goes off. Hit snooze 6:00 - Realize I'm already awake, might as well get up 6:01 - Start warming up puppy food mixed with formula I made and refrigerated last night 6:10 - Let Honey and puppies out - This involves a lot of wrangling of puppies as well as a lot … Continue reading A Day In the Life…
Are you wondering what makes Abuhl Shepherds' "A" litter so special? For one thing, their mom; Honey is a large female, out of the Royalair line. She has substantial bone structure, dark eyes and strong ears. Her balanced temperament is protective, but also loving and nuturing, the perfect temperament with children and she is a … Continue reading It’s in the Genes
July 1, 2018 I was hanging out in the basement with Honey and the puppies last night around 9:00. It had started raining earlier that evening and it was coming down hard! If you live in the Midwest, you know that the safest place to be during a storm is in the basement, right? So, … Continue reading Raining Cats and Dogs
Just like with a baby, there are certain things that are essential for a puppy and a lot of cute and fun options which are certainly not necessary. The following list contains items that such experts as the AKC (American Kennel Club), Pet MD and Cesar Milan of Cesar's Way agree you should have for your new puppy:
It will be fun to compare Honey's pictures with her puppies' pictures and see what physical traits she passed along. I'm probably biased, but I think she's beautiful.
I walked through the door just as the second pup was arriving. I wasn't mentally prepared for that. I thought I had 4 more days to get things together. Nevertheless, it was happening whether I was ready or not.
16 days until puppies. How many do you think she will have?
Are you looking for more information about raising your German Shepherd puppy? We at Abuhl Shepherds recommend:
you're faced with a litter of nearly identical puppies. How do you choose the right one for your family? Clayton Warichak, German Shepherd breeder and certified Schutzund trainer for 25 years offers these tips.