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Here’s a pic of Ezekiel. 7 Months. Max Izzie liter. We have had Germanshepherds for 20 years and have never had a dog train up as quick as Ezekiel has. Excellent nerve and strong personality. We are proud to be part of the Roche’s Germanshepherd family.
David Dunn and Family
Thank you Jeff and Rhonda!
We couldn’t be happier with our pup Syn. She is an amazing girl and is extremely well behaved with our three kids. She interacts with each of the kiddos differently in line with their personalities and is very gentle with the new born. Guest are welcomed with restrained curiosity and she soon receives lavish praises for her behavior from them. She is a very quick learner and excels in her training earning her high praises from her instructors.
I would recommend Roches GSD’S to anyone who wants the best puppy for their family.
P.S Jeff and Rhonda are hands down the most knowledgeable, friendly and caring breeders I have come in contact with in my multi year search for the right puppy.
Much love and respect to you! Robert Bruno
From the very beginning, Rhonda and Jeff were delightful to correspond with. I’m a first-time shepherd owner, so I had to prove that I was up to the task of caring for such a special breed. The day I went to pick out my boy was the happiest, scariest day of my life. From the moment I got him home, though, he proved to be one of the easiest puppies in the world. We’ve worked so hard together and he is incredibly friendly, gentle, and playful, but will bring pause to anyone who means his family harm.
Wahoo is the perfect mix of the German Shepherd traits, and I can’t imagine my life without him. I would trust Roche’s time and time again to breed the very best GSD pups and I can’t wait to add another to our little family!
I just wanted to thank you for such a wonderful dog! we went to the dog park yesterday and Laika got along well with all the dogs and made friends with a pug mix that wouldn’t stop trying to initiate a chase. It was such a good feeling to show other people what an intelligent and gentle breed german shepherds really are and that they are not just aggressive and mean. Thank you so much!!
Claire and Brendan
I just had to share! Happy Birthday to little Sophie!!
We love her SO much! It’s hard to be anything but happy when she’s around.
Donovan and Sarah
Hey,just wanted to tell you what happened today. With isaiah my two year old boy. And Alea was in the house. She is now about 14 weeks old. And out of no were she started barking and she never barks this was the first time I have heard her bark in the house and the only 2nd time since we got her. And so I went to see why she was barking and let her outside with us come to find out there was a strange dog walking around the back of the fence. I didn’t even see. So Alea took off and scared the dog off. Isaiah was playing in the back yard and my guard was down but she knew something was wrong after she scared the dog off she looked at Isaiah and kissed him on the face looked back to Make sure the dog was leaving for sure and when she felt safe she came back to the house. It was truly a spacial moment for me to see. I now know that if the family is in any danger that she will be there to protect us. She is so smart.
“Oscar is great. He is showing the signs of being protective, but also very friendly. I had to meet some people in the school parking lot one night (in the dark) and I walked there with Oscar. When he saw the people his hair stood up, she started barking and ran up to them somewhat aggressively. I called him and told him it was ok… his tail started wagging and he went up to them, smelled them and all was ok. He is very active… can’t tire him out these days, but also relaxes when needed.”
“Rhonda and Jeff are terrific breeders. They have beautiful, European style, well tempered German shepherds. They have much experience with owning, raising, and training German Shepherds and provide as much help and advice as desired. They have been so helpful and informative in the raising of my own dog. They become a part of your family, like your dog. I highly recommend talking with them as they could not be kinder, more caring people.”
“We decided to get a puppy from Roches German Shepherds. Mike and I are so happy and are looking forwad to having a great new dog. RHonda and Jeff are the best and love their dogs very much. The first time I went to their website we knew they were special people. THeir dogs are a part of their family and you can see it in the dogs faces they are loved. We know we have made the right decision in picking them.”
Deedy and Mike
Hi Rhonda and Jeff: Just a quick update on Nico. Our first 2 weeks have been amazing! Nico is so easy to train: commands, crate, house breaking, leash walking… it seemed almost effortless! He has bonded beautifully with his “brother” Austin, they have become such good buds. I take him everywhere. He loves car rides and shopping. People are surprised when I tell them his age as he is so calm, walks great, behaves, and of course he is drop dead gorgeous. We can’t thank you and Jeff enough for this beautiful puppy! He has made our family complete again!!
Kathy, Tony and Austin Cardoza
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Great breeder and great people. Rhonda is a wealth of knowledge. Love my Chloe. She’s amazing.
I initially chose the Roche's because of the reviews I had seen online, but 100% knew I wanted a puppy from them once I met them and talked to them about their dogs. All of the dogs are not only beautiful, but so sweet and loving as well. I wanted to take Salsa home 🙂 After talking with Jeff in more detail, I got to see how amazing the Roche's dogs' blood lines are. They have so many high performing dogs and it really made me want to get my dog into these programs (Schutzhund, advanced obedience, etc.). I got my boy, Brooks, from Max and Eda in July 2017 (born May 2017). I was originally set to get a puppy from Max and Salsa in December, but when a male puppy became available, Rhonda was so nice and asked if I was interested in taking him home earlier. Brooks was potty trained in two days, listened so well, was so easy to train, and was instantly just the most loving dog I've ever owned! He is now a year and a half and the best dog in the world. I couldn't be happier with him! Brooks has completed an Advanced Obedience class (last year) and is going through Protection Work (similar to Schutzhund); he'll also be working on nose work in the future, too. I highly recommend Schutzhund or Protection Work if your dog if really into it like Brooks. The Roche's dogs are bred perfectly for this type of thing and Brooks is at the top of the class! It has really calmed him down even though he's still a puppy. He is a true German Shepherd; he loves to work! 🙂 Thank you, Roche's, for giving me my best friend <3
I was looking for a German Shepherd and a good friend of mine told me about Roche’s. He bought his girl from them, told me nothing but great things. I got the number and called and talked to Jeff. I made an appointment to see him and talk. I pulled up and my heart started beating faster after I walked in and saw his dogs. He asked me a bunch of questions and answered mine. After about a hour we had come to a good understanding of what exactly I was looking for in a puppy. Let me tell you, Jeff definitely delivered an excellent dog. She is nothing short or amazing. Exactly everything I wanted I got. Perfect health, beautiful and smart. I don’t know how to thank him for this great addition to my family. I just want to say thanks to Roche’s and Jeff for giving me everything I wanted.
We love Jeff and Rhonda! They produce incredible GSDs. We have a four yr old female, Arya by Untox. She is beyond intelligent, obedient, protective and yet so gentle with children and babies. To top it off, Arya is my seizure dog. Thank you Jeff & Rhonda!
Roche's German Shepard's breed the BEST GSD's ever!!!! I have been training dogs for 14 years for police, fire and rescue. I would not go anywhere else for a Shepard! Jeff and Rhonda have kept in touch with me since day one when Scout was born! To this day they will send me a message and ask how he is doing or call! Scout is trained for detecting drugs and tracking. He loves to work and loves to snuggle with me! I have 2 other fur kids and he is AMAZING with them also. I have a rescue boxer who is deaf and Scout is her ears! Scout helps her and will wake her up when needed. Scout has changed my life for the better as well!!! I have a bad back and he will pick things up off the floor for me when asked to! AMAZING!!!! Having a Roche GSD has been the BEST thing I ever did! I will always have family because that's how Jeff and Rhonda treat us! I highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for the best dog they could ever have!!!!
Thank you Jeff and Rhonda for Scout! He is such a blessing to have! He always will be.
Pictures below...The first picture is Scout at 6 weeks old, second picture is Scout's parents Hans and Nigolina the last picture is of him now!
Thank you Roche's for everything you do and continue to do for all the families of your puppy's!
My husband and I had the pleasure of coming in contact with Roche's German Shepherds back in 2012 when we were in search of getting our first dog. Rhonda and Jeff were nothing but kind and informative with us being that this was going to be mine and my husband's first dog together and our first big dog. There was a hiccup with the purchase of our first male dog due to an issue but with the help of Rhonda we got through it and came out stronger together and we now have our handsome boy Heisenberg. A few years later we wanted to add a female into the mix and we again contacted Jeff and Rhonda. This time we were in search of using a different male and female for the parents due to Heisenberg's dad being retired so we went with Max and Salsa for the parents of our female. We are beyond pleased with our decision. Our female, Khaleesi, is beautiful and healthy. She is also super smart and very social. We have also become really good friends with Jeff and Rhonda along the way and we see what kind of people they are as well as business owners and I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND them to anyone of my friends, family members, or strangers. I understand you can't please everyone when owning a business and it is good to have bad reviews out there along with the good however it is also very distasteful of one particular individual to belittle a person because they are unhappy with a service. There are always two sides to every story.
We just got a new puppy from Jeff and Rhonda, and it was love at first sight! We could tell he cares about giving his puppies a good home. He was very easy to work with and our new puppy is active and healthy! We would definitely recommend Jeff and Rhonda if you are hoping to add a furry member to your family.
My Fiance and I are thrilled with our puppy from Roche German Shepherds. Khan is my 4th German Shepherd, 2nd puppy, the other 2 are rescued. Roche was excellent from the start, very willing to help and making sure to take care of our needs in a pup as well as the pups needs for his new home. Upon meeting them we could not have been treated better as prospective dog parents for the dogs they are so passionate about. Khan is coming up on 10 weeks old and has been exploring his new world, getting to know his brother, sister and cat friends, and learning many things. We would highly recommend this breeder for not only the quality in their dogs but the over all professionalism and passion for what the do. Thank you Jeff and Rhonda we love our boy.
There are truly not enough words I can use to describe how pleased we are with our puppy Mishia (daughter of Max and Eda) from Roche's. In our search for our first GSD, I contacted all of the large kennels in the Chicagoland area. When we found Jeff and Rhonda Roche, we were sold. Our first conversation with Jeff R., he spent so much time with us addressing all of our (many) questions, and made us feel incredibly comfortable about the process. We did not feel rushed, or like 'just another buyer', as some of the other kennels made us feel. When we came to pick up our girl, Rhonda spent a ton of time with us, making sure we were as prepared as possible. Their support did not end there. They recommended a trainer for us in the Chicagoland area named Jeff Lake who has been absolutely FANTASTIC. He, has been by our place a number of times going through obedience basics with us, and calls in frequently to check on Mishia and asks how her lessons are going, always providing additional advice. Unfortunately, we are a little too distant for him to come by regularly, so he highly recommended a boarder/trainer he works with named Milo. Mishia has been boarded with Milo for the last two weeks learning basic puppy obedience, and she has come along incredibly far. In the meantime, Jeff L. still checks up on her!
Purchasing Mishia from the Roche's has been one of the best decisions our family has made. The Roche's have provided us a network of loving people, like Jeff Lake and Milo, who have supported us through every step of owning a GSD. For new owners like ourselves, this support is invaluable, and we can't feel blessed enough. Thank you again, Jeff and Rhonda. for enriching our family!
A little about Mishia: At 8 weeks we brought her home. She was basically completely potty trained from day one. She's incredibly even-tempered, docile around newborns/children and super playful. She has beautiful coloring and a short coat. Her last visit to the vet at 16 weeks old she was 40 lbs. She's 20 weeks old today!
How do I put into words what my heart feels about this wonderful boy? Because of him, my first gsd, I fell in love with this breed. The day he left us my heart broke and I never thought it would mend. I told myself I would never, ever, get another Shepherd. No other dog could fill my boys shoes.His gentleness, his loyalty, his devotion to Nick....I was wrong.... So very wrong. The month of March brought Freya into the world and May she was welcomed into our family. She is such a sweet, feisty little girl who has her own special place in my heart. Until we meet again... My beloved boy.