I've been a German Shepherd Breeder for about 5 years now. I've become a part of the Classic GSD Team. We work very diligently to create Crosses that benefit each side of the breeding and help strengthen the weaknesses, and enhance the Strengths of each dog.
I am the conditioner and Fit Dog Challenger of the group. I spend my days teaching the dogs to run with the 4wheeler, Swim in the Ponds and Puppies to Recall & lead to get ready for the show rings. We are creating a Legacy of Well Bred Shepherds that will span Generations to come.
Walking, running, stretching, and trick training are all ways to keep your dog well-conditioned. The AKC Fit Dog program is an excellent motivator to help keep you and your pup in shape.
You never want to ask dogs to do more than they are capable of doing.” Starting slowly with older dogs is crucial. “An older dog that's a little overweight may need several months to get into condition compared to a young, fit dog that may only need 30 to 45 days of conditioning to be in tip-top shape.