Loki, our beautiful GR baby, is almost five months old. Apart from the odd bit of misbehaviour, he is well-behaved & settled. He is great around other dogs, & I know he would enjoy a companion to romp about the garden with him ...our six year old papillon gets on well with him, but he is not at all playful & I think Loki gets frustrated when he attempts to engage with Jontay, who is totally not interested in playing or running about in the garden with him. So I have been thinking maybe we should look at adding another dog to our family .....we have a large back garden with high fences. My husband & I have talked about it & we both agree we do not want to go through young puppy stage again, so if we did add another dog to our family, we would want it to be a young adult, & female, as Loki is quite a dominant young fellow. My hubby would love another german shepherd. I'm not so sure about that, but keeping an open mind. I was just casually looking at pups/dogs for sale & spotted one just listed today .....a pretty GR girl aged around a year old ....free to the right home ....the people say they just do not have enough free time to give her the attention she needs, & they will shortly be having a baby, so will have far less time for her. I have messages them, asking some questions. Below are the two photos which they put onto the listing. I would really appreciate thoughts on this. I know this girl is now in the dreaded teen years that I keep reading about on the forum. Questions I asked. ....what training has she had .......does she respond to basic commands ......does she walk nicely on leash .....is she used to being off-leash in safe public areas .....does she recall well ......has she been exposed to cats & how is she with them .....does she get along well with other dogs. Can anyone think of other important questions I should be asking? I cannot view her, as she lives about 3 hour drive from us, so six hour round trip.
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