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How to Help Your Dog Cope With Separation Anxiety

How to Help Your Dog Cope With Separation Anxiety

Have you ever experienced the feeling of being so in love with someone that you can’t wait to see them again? You smile just thinking about that special someone and seeing them again makes you…

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Choosing the Right Treat for Your Dog

Choosing the Right Treat for Your Dog

When it comes to enticing your furry friend to do anything for more than a friendly pat on the head in return, you’ll want to be equipped with the right treats. What is the best…

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Choosing the Right Dog for Your Home

Choosing the Right Dog for Your Home

When it comes to choosing a dog, most people base their decision off of two factors, size and cuteness, or even just the latter. Others may choose a breed that is less prone to shedding…

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It's Jennifer and Kenai. Kenai is now an OFFICIAL THERAPY DOG, here in Chula Vista/San Diego. She passed the CGC test on the first try, she also passed the therapy dog testing on the first try as well. We had…read more

Jennifer
Jeanne Smith

We purchased a beautiful, female puppy from Thinschmidt in the spring of 2013.  Having owned large breed dogs for 30+years, we knew exceptional breeding was essential in choosing a GSD puppy.  At the time, our family included a 10 year…read more

Jeanne Smith

OMG!!! You guys are by far the best. I cannot Thank You guys enough for making my trip that much more fun by me feeling at ease that my dogs were in such good hands. Not only Amazingly well taken…read more

Jennifer Plancarte
Tony

We purchased our first German Shepherd from Thinschmidt and couldn't be more pleased. I researched several different breeders not only in California but across the U.S. I couldn't be more pleased with Assertive K9 for the quality of dog we…read more

Tony

I have purchased 2 German Shepherds from this Breeder. I originally searched all over the California for the top Breeder. the dogs are so well trained at 13 weeks when you pick them up they should be in Guiness book…read more

Gary Temel