It is my belief that German Shepherds should adhere to the standard, be sound
in body, eager to work, and have solid temperament; which is reflected in our
We seek loving homes for our puppies where they will be spoiled and well cared
for, and NEVER sell to brokers or pet stores!
We do all we can here to get them prepared for their life with you. We really try
our best to ensure that the puppies are happy, strong, and healthy before they
We handle/love our puppies daily from birth and closely monitor for health
status. We expose them to appropriate stimuli such as trusted dogs, children,
sights, smells, sounds, textures and situations as part of their socialization.
We work on potty training and teach the command
"go potty" outside. They learn how to use a pet door
and work on basic commands before they leave our
They are all temperament tested to assess their
working abilities and help match them with appropriate homes based on their personalities and families wants/needs.
Puppies are on a preventative de-worming schedule and hope you'll continue with at least monthly deworming to 4 months of age unless your veterinarian recommends otherwise. At 6 weeks; puppies receive a full check-up, microchip, and first set of vaccinations from a veterinarian.
We take weekly, individual photos of all puppies in the litter and will be posting them in an album on our facebook page LakeView Shepherds. We do our best to post group photos and/or videos of the puppies. (UPDATE: Every now & then we have technical issues with Facebook so please join our LakeView Shepherds group on MeWe.com. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
Puppy selection will begin at 6 weeks old after the temperament test, vet check up, microchip, and 1st vaccine. We spend a lot of time with the puppies and can help determine which puppy would be best suited for your family. However: you will have the ultimate decision. We want you to be very happy with him/her. =)
Puppy picks are placed in the order payments are received either in person or via pictures/videos.
Puppies will be ready for their new homes at 8 weeks old.