May 25-66 to July 7-/78

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Hans was our first GSD. We had gone to look for Boxer pups & ran across this backyard breeder with a lot of puppies. My husband saw this little grey ball of fluff & picked him up & wouldn't look at any of the other puppies. He was five weeks old & had already been returned once. It was the fourth of July of 1966. Our lucky day. Never a sick day in his 12 years. Thought he was a person.

S Smitz