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    The law seems pretty clear to me. It says...

    The law seems pretty clear to me. It says wasting the bird is illegal... i.e. leaving the bird in the field purposely after shooting it and/or not making an attempt to recover the bird. Using...
  2. Today I finally dusted off my Smartwork 1 book...

    Today I finally dusted off my Smartwork 1 book and flipped back through to the Transitions section. In addition to the suggestions I've received here, I'm going to revisit some things and put more...
  3. Great stuff. Thanks! Yep we've ran a bunch of...

    Great stuff. Thanks!

    Yep we've ran a bunch of pattern blinds but the majority of those were done prior-to and some during hunting season. I've had her run very few pattern blinds so far this...
  4. Thank you. This is exactly the kind of...

    Thank you. This is exactly the kind of information I am seeking.

    I do my best to ensure that the dog is lined up properly from the line each and every time. For the most part, she runs where she...
  5. "New trainer... working on lining drills and cold blinds

    Last summer I jumped into the HRC test game and after 4 consecutive passes Betty received her Started title. That title was pretty darn easy as she was already through the T and swim-by at that time....
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    My dog loves them. Never have bought one,...

    My dog loves them. Never have bought one, though.... and don't ever plan to. Prices are outrageous.
  7. I switched my dog over to 1x per day when she was...

    I switched my dog over to 1x per day when she was about 15 months old. I have absolutely no regrets. She has more energy when she's working and a more consistent pattern of bowel movements. All...
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    I am still on my first dog (she's 2 now) and I...

    I am still on my first dog (she's 2 now) and I went through FF with her for the first time too. I will admit, it was a bit intimidating to think about doing. But after researching and watching and...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Vet Recommendations for OFA Cert in Ohio?

    Anyone have experience with a good Vet to do OFA certs in Ohio? Preferably northern Ohio? I want to make sure I don't waste money on someone with little experience. And this is the first dog I've...
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    Just got my first delivery from FedEx since chewy...

    Just got my first delivery from FedEx since chewy made the switch. It was on my doorstep just two days after they hit my credit card. A representative from Chewy even called me to inform me that my...
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    Ha! That's pretty good! Good looking dog right...

    Ha! That's pretty good! Good looking dog right there.
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    How much room are you giving her in the kennel? ...

    How much room are you giving her in the kennel? All health issues like UTI aside... I think they are less likely to pee/poop in the kennel if their space is limited. Give her just enough room to...
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    I've never had any issues. I rave about...

    I've never had any issues. I rave about Chewy.com to all my dog-owning friends. That being said, all my previous orders have come via UPS. We will see how the next one goes.
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    My dog is obsessed with eggs [GDG]

    This may seem weird, but my dog Betty is absolutely obsessed with eggs that are being cooked. My wife loves making scrambled eggs, and every time she does, Betty stands guard over the pan on the...
  16. Thread: Shedding dog

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    Furminator

    Furminator
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    It doesn't have to be anything fancy or special. ...

    It doesn't have to be anything fancy or special. Just somewhere for them to get out of the weather. IMO the most important part is the recall door. Make sure it's designed so they can find it...
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    I would say a Momarsh Fatboy DP or a Carsten...

    I would say a Momarsh Fatboy DP or a Carsten Pintail would be my next boat.
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    Northern Ohio was hot just before Thanksgiving...

    Northern Ohio was hot just before Thanksgiving but that hard freeze we had pushed most of the birds south. Been waiting ever since for new birds to show up.
  20. It's got nothing to do with the 'hatred' of dogs...

    It's got nothing to do with the 'hatred' of dogs or dog-related events. It's got everything to do with money and man power. The time and expenses that go along with managing the Dog Training...
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    The low 2 on my flyway is can barely even be felt...

    The low 2 on my flyway is can barely even be felt in your hand. The dog doesn't usually even show a sign of response on a low 2. Sounds to me like something is wrong there...
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    I shoot a Browning Gold. Quite a few of my...

    I shoot a Browning Gold. Quite a few of my buddies shoot SBEIIs and like them. I really like the feel of the new Browning A5s. I think they have a VERY similar feel to the SBEII. I think the A5...
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    This is exactly the personality of my dog. She...

    This is exactly the personality of my dog. She loves to work and loves birds but is way less affectionate towards people than most labs I've ever been around. Usually she'll go as far as ducking...
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    I think I saw that cabelas had a sale on RTKs...

    I think I saw that cabelas had a sale on RTKs right now... fwiw
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    Great pics! This weather has been something...

    Great pics! This weather has been something else. Here in Ohio most of our sandusky bay marshes are all locked up in ice. Lots of birds around, though. Last weekend my dog got quite the workout. ...
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