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Age: 2 Years   Sex: Female   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Destiny standing naturally 5-25-13, the day I got her.

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"Destiny standing naturally 5-25-13, the day I got her."

Destiny standing naturally 7-17-13

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"Destiny standing naturally 7-17-13"

10-10-13 Destiny 8 months old & very out of coat

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"10-10-13 Destiny 8 months old & very out of coat"

Destiny 3-3-13

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"Destiny 3-3-13"

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Raebark's Written In The Stars

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

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Quick Bio:

January 30th 2013

Playiing with her toys with me participating

Not being able to have my attention 247

Favorite Toy:
Big treat ball

Favorite Food:
Nutrena 30-20 Professional

Favorite Walk:
In the field and woodlands behind my house

Best Tricks:
"Give me Five", "Find your toy" , & "Take me home" & she's learned those within the 1st week of being here!

Arrival Story:
We were shooting pictures of pups for my friend's website and evaluating puppies and Destiny kept making eye contact with me and coming over to me. Although my favorite GSD color is solid black, Destiny is black & red, and I'd planned to wait until a high quality black pup came along, Destiny was so gorgeous with beautiful type, including good front and correct croup (good front angulation and croups being two of the hardest structural characteristics to get or maintain in GSD breeding). Color after all, is one of the least important characteristics in the GSD. Type, temperament, trainability, intelligence, etc all are the cake, color is only the icing on the cake! Destiny also had excellent confident, social temperament, was being so very attentive to me, and has had the best socialization with cats a puppy could possibly have (an important thing for me because I have a large cat family and expect my dogs to get along with cats). The way Destiny kept trying to get my attention made me feel she was choosing me so I gave in to her wishes. It sure all seemed to be "Written in the Stars", "Destiny" for us to be together!

Destiny is black and red. Her registered name is "Raebark's Written in the Stars." Although she physically is of correct show type, her pedigree combines American show lines (some old lines as well as modern lines) with German show lines and German working lines, including DDR lines.

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Written in the Stars

Lucky? Not So Much This Time!

February 10th 2015 1:12 am
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Just when I thought I ran out of excuses to avoid going to dog training school, I came in heat again. Because of this, tonight I have to stay home. However, for some strange reason I'm not getting as much pleasure out of skipping school as usual. You see, this time, Chomper gets to go to dog school for socialization. It doesn't seem fair, he gets to go to school to play and be petted and enjoy the attention and perks of being a cute little baby puppy. Mom says I shouldn't be jealous, that this socialization is preparation for the future when he too will have to learn obedience and other work. But I can't help it. This time, I feel like I might be missing out on something by having to stay home!


Only No Longer

February 2nd 2015 11:36 am
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Last Wednesday Mom was gone most of the day to her best friend's house. When she finally came home, she walked into the room carrying a bag of cedar shavings. Now I haven't had to have shavings in my crate since the first week or so I came here, so I couldn't figure out why she brought shavings into the room. Mom proceeded to put shavings into the empty crate above my crate. I looked at her puzzledly. What was she doing, and why?

As I puzzled over Mom's actions, she again left the room. She went back out to the garage. Russ and his girlfriend were in the kitchen making supper and although Mom walked right past them both on the trip out to the garage and on the return trip back to our room, they paid no attention to her. However, I quickly noticed that on the return trip, Mom was carrying something small, black, and wiggly tucked in her left arm. It smelled like a...DOG! Huh? A DOG? I could scarcely believe my nose.

Mom put the little creature into the crate above mine and left the room again. I sniffed and sniffed. It really WAS a dog, a small black puppy.

Again Mom came back through the house, setting some cans down in the kitchen. Then she put some dry dog food in a bowl and added some water to it to soak it.
"What are you sneaking in here?" Russ asked Mom.
"Nothing," Mom replied. "See? I just brought some canned dog food in here. I'm finished sneaking already!"

Immediately Russ and his girlfriend ran to our room and looked into the crate above mine. In a matter of minutes, Russ was holding the puppy as the puppy wagged his whole body eagerly and licked Russ's face. Mom returned to the kitchen to mix some canned food with the soaked dry food so she could feed the puppy.

Wow! I'm no longer the only dog in this house of cats and other assorted creatures! I felt excited. I also realized that I better make sure to keep everyone reminded that they better continue giving me my share of the attention!


The Rumors Are True

January 15th 2015 9:16 pm
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Rumors have been swirling around here lately and today Mom finally told me they are true. I soon will no longer be the only dog in a family full of cats and other creatures. In about 3 to 4 weeks time, a little solid black male German Shepherd puppy will join our household. On one hand, I'm overjoyed. I feel like I can't wait until I have another canine playmate. But on the other hand, I'm also worried that this newcomer might turn out to be a rival for Mom's attention. Mom's already told me that the coming of the puppy does not mean he will get to go to school while I get to stay home. She dashed my hopes for getting to take more time off from school (except for heat cycles of course) by telling me that BOTH of us will have to go to doggy school. Oh well, I'll be sure to make fun of him when I get to stay home from school during my heat cycles and he still has to go learn and work, BOL!

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