My mother gave me my first German shepherd when I was thirteen. The dog's name was Cora. She was a six-months old "short-hair." (Fenja vom Haus Sandbeck)

Soon I started to train her at a nearby dog-training facility. One year later, Cora and I successfully passed the SchH1 trial. Afterwards I started to train this dog at our dog-place near by. One year later I was able to pass the trial SchH1.

Through training Cora, I learned how intelligent and easy to train German shepherds are.

One day, I saw my first "long-hair," who was being trained at our club. He was a big strong male with a great expression. I was fascinated by him and made up my mind then and there that my next dog would be a "long hair" German shepherd.

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