Barbara Benjamin
Market Harborough
01858 464128
07976 918624

Breeders of:

  • German Shepherd Dog

Barwoods German Shepherd Dogs.
Experienced breeders of many years standing. Very proud of the excellent reputation earned over the past 30 years.Breeding high quality German Shepherds, correct in type, confirmation and temperament to the Kennel Club breed standard.

Barwoods GSD's are members of the KCAB (Kennel Club Assured Breeder UKAS Accreditored) since 2008 and has been inspected. Last inspection September 2015.(Report can be seen on request)

The Kennel Club are the only organisation accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to certify dog breeders, under the Kennel Club Assured Breeder Scheme. This means that the Kennel Club is recognised as an impartial and competent inspector by the government's sole national accreditation body.
This gives the puppy buying public additional confidence that Assured Breeders are committed to meeting and maintaining high standards for caring for the health and welfare of their puppies and breeding bitches, and are the best point of contact for buying a healthy, happy puppy.
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Breeders of Championship winners in Show and Obedience, also working police dogs, until their retirement in the force.

Owner of one of the first German Shepherd PAT dogs (Pets As Therapy) that started in the early 1980s.

Barwoods bitch line hip scores go back to when the BVA/KC scheme started in 1983, these can all be seen and are ALL below the breed mean score.

All Barwoods puppies are home reared in a family environment. They have excellent temperaments, live in the house, are used to household noises, and have endless stream of visitors, all making fabulous pets.

Here at "Barwoods", we pride ourselves on the fact that we produce happy, confident, healthy and extremely well socialised puppies.

The health and happiness of our dogs and puppies are of the upmost importance, and we only breed from dogs who have fabulous temperaments and are extremely healthy.

All my dogs are KC registered, hip scored, and from 2011 elbow scored. The stud dogs that I choose to go to my girls will have the same requirements, all stud dogs have their DNA recorded and are haemophilia tested.

We use the best bloodlines available both in the UK and Internationally. The pedigree's of both sire and dam will be researched for compatibility before any mating takes place.

The puppies are reared and fed on Eukanuba

*Please note a deposit is required to secure your puppy*

Once the puppies leave my home from 8 weeks to approved homes, the socialisation then becomes your job, and I cannot stress highly enough how important this job is in order to have a happy, confident dog. I will be "on-hand" to help you every step of the way, and can help you to find good training schools to take your puppy to.

Your puppy will leave with the following :

* Full vet check & 1st Vaccination
* Full worming record
* KC registration papers
* 5 generation pedigree
* Contract
* Feeding guide
* Socialisation and training guide
* 4 weeks insurance
* Microchipped
* Eukanuba puppy pack
* Extensive advice, and most of all a LIFETIME of help and support.

All my puppies Kennel Club registration papers are endorsed with the following:

" R " - Progeny not eligible for registration *
" X" - Not eligible for export pedigree.

However, the breeding endorsement may be removed after all health tests have been done with satisfactory results. Please discuss this with us prior to booking your puppy.

*Potential new owners will be vetted for suitability.*

Barwoods Puppies

Barwoods Puppies

photo by: Barbara Benjamin

Barwoods GSDs

Barwoods GSDs

photo by: Barbara Benjamin

Barwoods Puppies

Barwoods Puppies

photo by: Barbara Benjamin

A Barwoods Puppy

A Barwoods Puppy

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