I have an ES female, 19 months old, that I will rehome to a VERY special
home.... I've also become aware today of a four month old ES that may be
looking for a new home.
On 1/20/07, Rini <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> you will have an idea of what the pup will turn
> into because you can see the parents. Breeders of English Shepherds, the
> ultimate farm dog, as far as I know (and I know a lot of them) will be
> to tell you what the dog's temperment and abilities are likely to be and
> what if any health problems you might expect or not have to worry about.
> The breeder is concerned with getting a good dog into a well-matched home,
> not just get rid of it any way they can to anyone who has some money.
> I might mention that it's expensive to raise healthy pups: they start with
> healthy parents, tested for any inheritable breed problems, good food,
> vet care, good facilities, shots and dewormers for pups, good puppy food,
> and lots of time socializing and puppy training each pup while getting to
> know them individually. Even then, working English Shepherds cost far
> than "show dogs" and are often healthier.
Karen in Oklahoma
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