Last Updated: 10 April 2010
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FAQs Article -
Frequently Asked Questions about Traumhof Puppies and Policies
What Problems have you had in your Bloodlines?
Breeding Related Articles
An Update on Our Breeding Program
The Debate About How Often to Breed a Bitch
Breeder is NOT a Dirty Word
Preparing to Breed Your Bitch
Health / Care Articles
Effects of Spay/Neutering
What’s Going on with those German Shepherd Puppy Ears??
Thoughts on Vaccines
Thoughts on Dog Food
Poison Proofing Your home
Pool and Water Safety for your German Shepherd Dog
My Dog Bit Someone... Now What?
4th of July/ Fireworks Safety
Holiday Pet Safety
Understanding Dogs/Training Articles
German Shepherd Puppies are not Robots
Understanding your German Shepherd Puppy
Leadership vs. Dictatorship
Normal Puppy Behavior and Solutions to Common Puppy Problems
Traumhof Puppy Training
What is Schutzhund?
This link is to a talk by Ian Dunbar... the man who revolutionized puppy training.
As my clients and friends know, I am not a fan of Cesar Milan. I think there are better methods of achieving results and training/working with animals. Here is an interesting news link:
Puppy Related Articles
We provide our puppy buyers with a comprehensive “Owner’s Manual”
filled with articles such as: Preparing for a new Puppy, Making a Puppy at Home, Housebreaking, Training, Items to Purchase, Appropriate Chewies and Recommended Products, and many other useful articles. We have added additional articles here on our website. We hope they are helpful!
The Fear Period
The German Shepherd Dog as a Family Pet
How to Introduce your new German Shepherd Puppy to Family Pets, Children & Puppies
Misc. German Shepherd Info. Articles
Introduction to Herding
Karen’s HGH Article, with Karl Fuller, published in GSDCA-WDA Newsletter 8/08.
Karen’s article on the 2009 BLH, published March/April Complete German Shepherd Dog.
Therapy Dogs - Karen’s articles published in USA Schutzhund in 1999 - COMING SOON
Glossary of German Shepherd Dog Terms/Titles
Loss of a Pet
Recommended Reading List
Hansel and Lana's Story
Dixie-Storm's Story with Update
The Great Ice Storm of December 2008
2009 Bundesleistungshuten (BLH)
2009 BLH Winner - Nancy Denecke
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