Dan and Kim Freed live outside the small village of Brinston, Ontario, approximately an hour south of Ottawa, Ontario. They have been happily married for 20 years and have 2 grown children. Dan and Kim are both from small families and have always had dogs while living at home. They bought their first female German Shepherd, Piteo, in 1999. They decided that they loved the breed and decided to get more involved in the lineage of the German Shepherd breed and chose to open a small family run business. Summervalley got the name from the area Kim grew up in, the Ottawa valley. Stevie, Phoenix and Mocha are their current ladies, who are much loved and a huge part of their family.
We are strong believers that puppies need to be socialized at an early age, and by raising the puppies in our home we can give them the love and attention they need.With our children grown and not at home we feel our dogs have again filled our lives.
Producing 2-3 GSD German Shepherd litters a year, and home raising the German Shepherd puppies, rather then in a kennel environment would hopefully strengthen the German Shepherd’s breed standards in ensuring better socialized German Shepherd dogs. This philosophy is reflected in our German Shepherd puppies, as they are very loving,caring, and well behaved dogs. Summervalley’s Kim Freed is an active member in the C.K.C., as a reputable, reliable, and passionate German Shepherd breeder in Ontario Canada.