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  1. Thread: Judging bias

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    Oh so Many Reasons ;) Hunting season is months...

    Oh so Many Reasons ;) Hunting season is months away; I've already finished the other venues. Then there's the tempting QAA letters to ensure my dog is well rounded. I get to combat stereotypes I've...
  2. Thread: Judging bias

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    That's Refreshing, I'm heading up to MT this...

    That's Refreshing, I'm heading up to MT this Thurs, to run HRC, I'll be staying a bit. Perhaps I'll put in a few trials and see these things. Unfortunately most trials I've been to have seem to be...
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    AS I recall my first exposure to the HT world, I...

    AS I recall my first exposure to the HT world, I was at a training park, walking my pup (not even sure I had a kennel at this time) and happened upon a test, the Marshall and a few people in the...
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    Hmm I oftentimes will have a young pup sitting in...

    Hmm I oftentimes will have a young pup sitting in my lap, to lap up attention and socialize. They might watch the marks, but more importantly they learn to relax/be quite, & calmly prance around on...
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    You can usually pick them up at any vet supply...

    You can usually pick them up at any vet supply store for a reasonable price, and don't have to pay shipping. Also the people there know what to give, you want a 5 in1 for the first shot without the...
  6. Thread: Judging bias

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    To make it more objective, we put the judges in...

    To make it more objective, we put the judges in an enclosed box, ship them to the trial. Just give them dogs #'s and don't let them see who's running the dog, nor know who the dog is. Keep them in...
  7. I don't see enough bang for the buck in JH or SH;...

    I don't see enough bang for the buck in JH or SH; a SH only takes away one test in MH. If your doing it for line-time cool but if you fail, you could theoretically pay $$ for one series, one bird,...
  8. Thread: Judging bias

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    Umm Bias in anything...umm...never happens...umm;...

    Umm Bias in anything...umm...never happens...umm; This is why I don't have a book listing clubs, judges, who trains with who, and results of, nor do I call people up to ask about such things before I...
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    The rule via my vet, once you clearly see 2 it's...

    The rule via my vet, once you clearly see 2 it's time to remove the baby tooth, sometimes baby teeth keep their root intact, they will not dry up and die; keeping these teeth in too long in can...
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    Oh come on ;). Perhaps a better reply would be...

    Oh come on ;). Perhaps a better reply would be it's completely natural for a dog to freak out during the CC process, this hesitancy is necessary so the dog can be worked through it, and learn to...
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    Lazy hunt test judges ;).. If I were hunting I'd...

    Lazy hunt test judges ;).. If I were hunting I'd have moved the decoys 3-4 times throughout the day, to get the correct setup, and sometimes the dog knows better than me where they should be placed....
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    1)I'd bring him back close & teach left back &...

    1)I'd bring him back close & teach left back & right back (different hands).
    2) I'd have someone watch me to make sure I'm not doing crap or moving other arms- legs when the dog is watching before...
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    Umm the collar is supposed to freak a dog out,...

    Umm the collar is supposed to freak a dog out, that is why we need to condition a dog to it. It's basically teaching a dog to handle pressure, if the dog is not given pressure, does not get a bit...
  14. Thread: Bloat?

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    The dog has already shown a tendency to bloat,...

    The dog has already shown a tendency to bloat, I'd consider this a warning and get his stomach tacked.
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    Elbow dispasia Grade 1 and breeding.

    Ok first off the dog is 10yrs. old and has had a rough and tumble life, but is still it the mix of it and still running tests. Titles, good blood lines, no evident health issues, through-out his life...
  16. Thread: HRC tips....

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    A walk-up is required for Seasoned, it's not for...

    A walk-up is required for Seasoned, it's not for Finished. I haven't seen one in Finished yet, although I'm sure there are some, I've done a walk-out poison-bird in conjunction with a blind, right...
  17. Thread: HRC tips....

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    What I learned at my first HRC test. I like you...

    What I learned at my first HRC test. I like you had a MH MHR, HRC is different it was pretty much crack for my dog and she's very steady.
    1) Gun fire makes a big difference to a dog, if a dog in not...
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    If I recall, 14 days after breeding with AI...

    If I recall, 14 days after breeding with AI frozen stitches were removed and my girl was clear to return to work. Then we worked up until she no-longer wanted to work.
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    This it's the same for all dogs, The human is eye...

    This it's the same for all dogs, The human is eye dominate for a certain side , thus when running a dog from the other the correct angle will look wrong; and you'll have to adjust for it to get the...
  20. Thread: Grady Pups

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    Just my experience but I like the Grady girls,...

    Just my experience but I like the Grady girls, I've seen several girls from 2-3 different litters/different dams, they are all great markers, tractable, intelligent, pick up things very quickly with...
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    IMO breeding for a particular color or choosing a...

    IMO breeding for a particular color or choosing a particular stud based on color is the wrong way to go about it. You choose the stud that best balances your bitch, weaknesses and strengths. If the...
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    I taught my dog to 2 side heel @ 5 yrs. She...

    I taught my dog to 2 side heel @ 5 yrs. She learnt it pretty well on blinds, does OK on marks, I only use it if she seems confused (a hail Mary if you will :)). I had no idea what I was doing,...
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    I've known a few people who have done such. It's...

    I've known a few people who have done such. It's usually done when using frozen semen of unknown quality, very old or very limited. They do a Frozen AI then back it up with fresh AI from a different...
  24. When you win multiple events, make it to the last...

    When you win multiple events, make it to the last series and consistently finish everything you enter, reguardless of venue, reguardless of stake ;)...; but that's only good until you breed your dog...
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    Does she have a lot of quit in her? Or is she...

    Does she have a lot of quit in her? Or is she simply bored and choosing not to continue? or is she not being challenge enough? Young dog as with kids, work ethic sometimes needs to be built,...
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