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    When we started Kansas City HRC in 2005, Bill was...

    When we started Kansas City HRC in 2005, Bill was one of the first to offer his services. Just a great guy. Very sorry to hear of his passing.
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    As said, no matter how steady she is in training,...

    As said, no matter how steady she is in training, tie her up for at least the first few hunts. Multi guns is a different situation than shooting over a pup in training, keep her where she will not be...
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    Many cases of heat stress are not heat stress...

    Many cases of heat stress are not heat stress (heat stroke), but ECI (exercise induced collaspe). Very unusual for a dog to come back from heat stroke in 15 minutes.
    What is the age of the dog and...
  4. Need to start without collar pressure, as the pup...

    Need to start without collar pressure, as the pup is coming in, give your sit whistle, if pup continues in, move towards her with your hand in the traffic cop stop position, repeating sit until she...
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    Go with the 55 gal. I would not use a black...

    Go with the 55 gal. I would not use a black barrel unless it is completely in the shade 100% of the time. Be very careful if you are buying a used barrel, make sure you know what was stored in it....
  6. Thread: Wet birds

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    I would not worry about wet birds until I was...

    I would not worry about wet birds until I was through FF and Walking Fetch. If the pup has not been introduced to birds in the water, that can be done after FF. Almost any pup with drive and desire,...
  7. One problem with every phase of training and...

    One problem with every phase of training and every training program is we are each different and our dogs are different from others. What one person veiws as a problem another my feel is just part of...
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    If she is not chomping on the bird and tearing I...

    If she is not chomping on the bird and tearing I would not worry about this. If all she is doing is rolling the bird, that works itself out. What I would worry about is taking a dog into the dove...
  9. Thread: Dog food

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    Diamond did have a 2012 recall due to Salmonella...

    Diamond did have a 2012 recall due to Salmonella bacteria. I have not heard of anyone with moldy feed produced by Diamond that was caused by the manufacturing process.
    Lots of Dog food recalls...
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    I think there is a little reostat or varible...

    I think there is a little reostat or varible resistor on a board in the receiver. Dogtra or collar clinic adusts that device to match the transmitter, I believe they call it "adjusting the crystal"....
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    Jim, isn't it amazing when you look back at the...

    Jim, isn't it amazing when you look back at the game and realize how much time it consumed? Loved it, but have not missed it since stepping away. Don't think I could ever stop training.
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    I would bet that only 1 or less, out of a 100...

    I would bet that only 1 or less, out of a 100 play dog games.
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    Even in a hunting situation, keeping a dog on as...

    Even in a hunting situation, keeping a dog on as straight a line as possible is best. Letting a pup get out of the fairway and then doing overs almost always is a lot more work and a lot less...
  14. Dan Heard, Downtown Retrievers,...

    Dan Heard, Downtown Retrievers, http://www.downtownretrievers.com/ , is operating out of the Flint Hills for the summer.
    Lots of FT and HT experience.
    As mentioned, both Greg and Bud will do a...
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    I know several very good trainers that do not run...

    I know several very good trainers that do not run trials or tests. I don't know any good trainers that burn a pup to get it back into the area of the fall.
    If what you were told is accurate and this...
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    In the 15 yrs. I have been keeping pigeons, I...

    In the 15 yrs. I have been keeping pigeons, I have never seen this and I have fed 1000's of pounds of cracked corn and raised 1000's of pigeons. Would have 20-40 breeding pairs, fed soley cracked...
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    In a multiple marking situation, a bird that is...

    In a multiple marking situation, a bird that is thrown in a manner and position, that will affect (wipe out) the dogs memory of the other mark or marks.
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    I've made a bunch. PVC cut to the length you...

    I've made a bunch. PVC cut to the length you want, round end cap (the longer ones work best), make sure the end cap is a solid piece and not two halves glued together.
    I wrap/glue them in foam,...
  19. Speaking only of AKC HT's. A dog game that was...

    Speaking only of AKC HT's. A dog game that was created for the weekend trainer, that is now dominated by pro's, probably has moved in a direction that it was not intended to move.
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    Poppers would be pretty useless for gun stations,...

    Poppers would be pretty useless for gun stations, not enough noise. They are great for shooting from the line, like in HRC HT's, very easy on the ears.
    Call Fiocchi if you have any questions about...
  21. The St. Joe vet is Countryside Vet. Clinic., Dr....

    The St. Joe vet is Countryside Vet. Clinic., Dr. Haeker, 816 233-2005. Very Good.
  22. Training and breeding are not for everyone, but...

    Training and breeding are not for everyone, but how do you know until you try? Clients will dictate whether you are successful or not, along with word of mouth. Having 8 out of 10, unsold 10 week old...
  23. Jeff Chestnut, out of Marlo does a great job,...

    Jeff Chestnut, out of Marlo does a great job, http://www.washita.com/
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    Under normal conditions, I can easily hear the...

    Under normal conditions, I can easily hear the quacks at 100+ yds. I have speakers for all my units and this greatly increases the distance. Dogtra electronics are very tough and reliable.
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    I can understand caution, but in the case of a...

    I can understand caution, but in the case of a properly FFed dog, the ear pinch is a tool, use that tool (this should also apply to collar pressure). If the dog reacts negatively (lack of...
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