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  1. Oh No!! Copper was a wonderful, wonderful dog...

    Oh No!! Copper was a wonderful, wonderful dog who was a pleasure to watch run. Joe and Dottie are such nice people and were justifiably so proud of him. This is heartbreaking. Deepest...
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    This sums it up for me. These dogs really live...

    This sums it up for me. These dogs really live to work. Watching their eyes light up when you bring out the shotgun, load up the vehicle or go from pavement to dirt road... ....that intense...
  3. Very, very sad. Wishing strength for his family...

    Very, very sad. Wishing strength for his family and friends. Little, day-to-day things that you miss when someone is taken so suddenly. From the stories about how he loved and spent so much time...
  4. As adorable as she was as a puppy, it's the aging...

    As adorable as she was as a puppy, it's the aging face of wisdom that really gets to me. She looks like a dog who knew she had a purpose and fulfilled it. You both were so lucky to have each other....
  5. I have never met Paul either, but thoughts and...

    I have never met Paul either, but thoughts and prayers to his friends and family. As has been said, he is handling this with such courage and dignity. I hope it's of some comfort to him and his...
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    I stopped 2 minutes in, so forgive me if it...

    I stopped 2 minutes in, so forgive me if it changes drastically and this is a dog that really needs pumping up before you get started. Even so...

    ...you repeat EVERY command several times and...
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    My first retriever, Kate, wasn't ever force...

    My first retriever, Kate, wasn't ever force fetched or collar conditioned (home schooled) and I had every intention of training Finn Amish too. I had never seen a Derby and thought it was the Junior...
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    This has been a great read. Lots of respect and...

    This has been a great read. Lots of respect and appreciation for a good dog. Sounds like Blue gave you everything he had and you accepted the things you couldn't "fix" and rolled with the dog you...
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    Deepest Condolences to his family & close...

    Deepest Condolences to his family & close friends. I only knew him through RTF, but always read his posts, as well as Cleo's. You could feel their love for their dogs and each other. His respect...
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    This is very sad news and deepest condolences to...

    This is very sad news and deepest condolences to his family. George was one of those people you were always glad to see at a training day or test. His love and respect for his dogs was genuine, but...
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    Scott, Hope you & Abby passed & you have that...

    Scott,

    Hope you & Abby passed & you have that MH after her name. Go get 'em in the Q!!!

    M
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    Anyone Going Through Tulsa?

    Anyone headed to/through Tulsa that has room for one dog?

    Thanks!

    M
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    Very sorry Warren. Having lost my training...

    Very sorry Warren. Having lost my training partner years ago, I know what a visceral feeling it is. They share your passion and know and root for your dogs. Sympathy to you and his family.
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    I feel badly posting when I haven't been in...

    I feel badly posting when I haven't been in contact with him for well over a year. I cherish the phone calls we did share. Bill was a good, good man and he so loved Bull. At the NFRA, where I had...
  15. Good for you Judy!!! Sebec is a nice, nice dog...

    Good for you Judy!!! Sebec is a nice, nice dog and a hell of a marker. That's a ribbon you'll cherish.

    M

    Two thumbs up for Doc Jim too. Good to see you back in the saddle. Wish I could have...
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    He nailed it! Very intense expression. You must...

    He nailed it! Very intense expression. You must be so proud!!

    M
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    I have a 10 month old pup who adores children and...

    I have a 10 month old pup who adores children and would/could adjust to family life. That said, he is a well bred field dog and I spend a lot of time burning off that extra energy, as well as trying...
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    George, He was so lucky to end up with you. ...

    George,

    He was so lucky to end up with you. You are a true dog man. So sorry for your loss. May the memories bring you comfort.

    M
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    At that age they are all legs and unsure how to...

    At that age they are all legs and unsure how to use them. They are happy and full of joie de vivre. Life is good. So sad that you didn't get to see if there was any promise of things to come, but...
  20. Has to be a dog with a lot of heart and a lot of...

    Has to be a dog with a lot of heart and a lot of wanting to please to get those titles. The pictures spoke of a dog loved and respected in return. Deepest Condolences on the loss of a special dog....
  21. Susan, I've read your tribute over and over. ...

    Susan,

    I've read your tribute over and over. How his life would have been so different being owned by someone who didn't appreciate him for who he was and by someone who would have never grieved...
  22. Thread: Trainers

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    That's very good advice. Watch the dogs in...

    That's very good advice. Watch the dogs in training and testing and they will tell you what they think of the trainer. I have never had a dog with Buck and Tara, but I would trust them with my dog....
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    To answer the question in the title of the...

    To answer the question in the title of the thread: I have always run HTs because my dogs enjoyed both the training and running. I had Newfoundlands years ago and put water & draft (along w/ a CH &...
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    Wow!! That's great Andy. Bet your feet haven't...

    Wow!! That's great Andy. Bet your feet haven't hit the ground yet. Congratulations!

    M
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    Ok-mea culpa since I'm not a vet. Just assumed...

    Ok-mea culpa since I'm not a vet. Just assumed that since the dog was put on antibiotics w/out anything exploratory that would abate infection. Guess it's not a foxtail and dog will be fine, but...
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