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The Dapper GSD: Three German Shepherds with Three Different Cognitive Profiles

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Remi (left), Barrett (middle), Wesson (right) = The Dapper GSD Pack. Remi and Wesson are litter mates.

 

HOW THE PACK CAME TO BE

Hailing from Charlotte, NC, Barrett, Wesson, and Remi are three German Shepherds with three very different personalities. Barrett, now 7-years-old, was the first to join the family when their owner, Kate, fostered and subsequently adopted him in February 2012. After their 13-year-old lab had to be put down in 2014, Kate made the decision to begin fostering again with the Greater Charlotte SPCA.

 

The decision to foster was a strategic one; Kate was getting her family used to idea of having a second dog join them, but also allowing Barrett to ease into the socialization process in a controlled environment to overcome his fear aggression.

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