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Welcome to Grothaus, K9 Ronin!

Welcome Ironin Von Grunheide! We are very pleased to announce that Ironin Von Grunheide (Ronin) will be joining Grothaus K9! Ronin retired from the Hillsboro, Oregon Police department, where he attained an impressive record of apprehensions. Representing the Hillsboro Police Department at the 2013 & 2014 Police K9 Trials, HPD K9 Ronin took [...]

  • Oregon German Shepherd Breeder

CGC titles for all!

4 New CGC Titles for Grothaus! Today we added a few new titles to the girls, they had an excellent showing under struct testing by the renowned handler, judge and breeder, Lori Nickerson. Hexen Vom Neumond (Hex) BH, CGC, HOT G Queen Amy von Schloß Winnental (Amy) CGC, HOT Irrsinn vom Neumond (Irre) CGC, HOT Echo [...]

  • Oregon Washington Idaho German Shepherd Breeder

OFA eye exams normal!

Hex & Amy are both normal for their OFA CAER CERTIFICATION ! Formerly known as CERF, now CAER or Companion Animal Eye Registry, Dr. Sarah Maxwell from Veterinary Ophthalmic Consulting, PC examined both girls for and genetic conditions or anomalies to their eyes and found them to be normal! Just another small piece to getting [...]

  • Oregon Washington Idaho German Shepherd Breeder

Rose Red of Grothaus!

Welcome Ruze Cervena z Dobreho Pastyre! We are very pleased to announce that (Ruze) will be joining Grothaus K9! Ruze's name means Rose Red from the Good Shepherd and I am so excited to have the opportunity to own such an outstanding Czech puppy! Ruze has nose work foundations, with incredible drive and tracking skills [...]

  • Oregon German Shepherd

Training with Neumond K9!

I've hit the big time! I'm going pro everyone and will officially by an assistant trainer! Shelby Anderson of Neumond K9 and I have been working together for a few years now and our philosophy on dog training is the same, so we are making it official, and I will be her [...]

  • Oregon Washington Idaho German Shepherd Breeder

Is A Working Line GSD Right For You?

Owning a working line German Shepherd is incredible, but a companion and partner that gives itself over to you so completely requires a significant amount of dedication and commitment. If you’re considering a Grothaus K9 working German Shepherd, or any other working line puppy, we ask that you seriously (and honestly) consider these questions as part of your deliberation. [...]


A Sneak Peek

A sneak peek at the sire of our 2017 litters... Ironin Von Grunheide, Police K9 PEDIGREE Press release from Hillsboro PD "The K9 Trial competition consisted of six different scenarios related to police patrol K9 work including an area search, agility course, fastest dog, suspect apprehension, vehicle extraction and master protection. Representing [...]

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  • Oregon Washington Idaho German Shepherd Breeder

Questions to Ask a Breeder

Congratulations, you've decided to get a GSD puppy! Now what? How do you tell the ethical, responsible breeders from the back yard breeders? Just as all dogs are not created equal, neither are breeders, but by asking a few simple questions, you can usually weed out the ones to stay away from... 1. What certified [...]


Stay Humble

Be Humble… Effect of Ego on Training MAY 4, 2015 BY JOHN at High In Trial I have learned quite a bit from the interviews that I have been conducting for my podcast. One of the reoccurring themes that has come up is that in order to learn, you need to be able to keep your ego in check. I [...]

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