Please *** email me before adding*** I like to be familiar with who I am connected to. I have been around dogs from birth up through the present day. I am not professionally involved in the world of dogs but I believe I am fairly educated. I enjoy sharing my experiences with others. I also enjoy learning. I am open to respectful advice & sharing of experience to expand what I know. I own a 1 1/2 year old German shepherd named Ava. Know where your puppy comes from. Support reputable, quality breeders. If you think BYBs do no harm you should watch an otherwise apparently healthy, happy 3 year old dog die in 24 hours from 8 seizures sometime & then tell me how you feel about it. I speak from life experience whether or not if offends some people & will continue to do so.