From: RJ Ollenberger [email protected]
Date: 2007/10/19 Fri PM 06:28:36 CDT
To: [email protected]
Subject: Quani

Hello Roger,

I lost Quani not long ago in a car accident. Losing her is losing a member of my family, and I miss her everyday. We are devestated by this, and know that nothing will ever take her place. I lost my constant companion and a wonderful friend. She was everything that you promised, and more. I will miss her forever. Thank you for all you did.

I found Rogers website when I was looking for breeders of the GSD. I had been looking for a dog for about a year and had researched several breeders. I contacted Roger and after the first conversation knew I had found my breeder. He also helped me decide to go with a trained female as opposed to a puppy. Roger knew every answer to the questions I had, and I felt that this was a passion of his, not just a hobby. After that first conversation I felt confident I had made the right decision and shortly after I made arrangements to bring a female sch 1 home.

Quani came to me from Germany, and from the first moment I clipped her leash on, she became mine. Even after a 12 hour flight, she was calm and happy to see me. Any apprehension I had about aggression or bad behaviour was totally gone. This was a wonderfully trained and perfectly socialized GSD. I was so totally amazed and thrilled that I had chosen her.

We had a few bumpy starts to integrating Quani into my family but Roger was there for all of it. Any phone call I made, he was there to talk through whatever difficulty there was. After about a month, it was like she had always been a part of my family. She was my constant companion, riding with me in my car and hanging out with me at home. Her bed was beside ours and I knew that anyone coming through our front door had better belong here. Her nightly trips to check on the household became something of a topic of conversation. From my side of the bed, over to my husbands, down the stairs to my daughters room and back again. She did this several times a night. Needless to say, I felt pretty safe.

Rogers experience with GSD is apparent, and everything he told me was right on. I would definitely be confident in getting another dog from him. A trained GSD is not inexpensive, but in my opinion is worth every penny. The time spent with these animals in training is extensive and they prove it from the moment you meet them. If a trained GSD is what you are looking for , than I would look no further. Roger will do his best to help you choose what you are looking for and unlike some others breeders, will still be there after the money has exchanged hands.

I cannot stress how important it was to me to have someone to rely on, it made the transition much easier and I think that is what a good breeder is..someone who will always be there to guide you through all the questions that come up with owning a new pet. Quani proved to be a wonderful member of my family, and everything that was promised about her was not even close to what she became.

Thanks to you for everything you did Roger, it will never be forgotten.

R. Ollenberger