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    This one was born an' raised right here in...

    This one was born an' raised right here in Melbourne, FL. Love to visit AL from time to time but never lived there.
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    My wife and I took the opportunity to build a...

    My wife and I took the opportunity to build a long weekend and a little road trip around the NGHRC test and had a terrific time. We ran our 'Coaster' in her first ever test where I believe she earned...
  3. Anybody ever breast a bird with this?

    Can't decide if this is just a Chinese junk gadget or a useful idea. Anybody ever try one?

    http://www.youtube.com/user/EZQuicklean?feature=mhum
  4. Thanks for the suggestions. I've heard great...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I've heard great things about Smartwork and about Bill Hillman's program as well. I've also seen and admire the frequent support that Evan Graham offers here on the forum....
  5. I've tried varying pressure on different...

    I've tried varying pressure on different occasions, and even during the same session, and the only observation I feel confident in is that increased pressure seems to create increased resistance to...
  6. FF Ear Pinch Question From a Rookie

    I'd appreciate a little input from some of you folks that have experience with FF and specifically the ear-pinch stage.

    This is my first attempt at formal training with our 7 month-old BLF...
  7. Thanks guys for the input. Sounds like we'll wait...

    Thanks guys for the input. Sounds like we'll wait it out thru FF and see what happens. She's pretty solid both this morning and tonight on heeling and sitting without losing the hold, so we'll be...
  8. Pup's pause before retrieve--Question.

    Coaster is now almost 7 months old (BLF) and is responding very well to all of her OB and other starting work. We're using Lardy and she's just about done with her "Hold" and ready to move further...
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    Did you sign a contract that gave him the right...

    Did you sign a contract that gave him the right to keep it under this circumstance? If so, tough luck for you.

    Same thing happened to me a year ago and my FL breeder immediately offered to return...
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    Ahh, but what use riches when he's soon been...

    Ahh, but what use riches when he's soon been asassinated by a pack of revenge-crazed stud dogs! :)
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    OK Bubba, I understand your joke-telling...

    OK Bubba, I understand your joke-telling reputation is legend around these parts and far be it from me to challenge such skill, since I usually can't remember jokes for long after I stop laughing....
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    Thanks to everyone for the suggestions...hadn't...

    Thanks to everyone for the suggestions...hadn't thought to look into the kids products, but will definitely do so.

    We're well aware of the lengths boys will go to get to her and don't intend to...
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    How to Treat Her Like a Lady...

    Here's a request for advice on a sophisticated topic.:rolleyes:

    Coaster, our sweet little BLF gal is just over 6 months and we're planning on leaving her intact at least until we finish her health...
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    Thanks to everyone for all the input. I have some...

    Thanks to everyone for all the input. I have some good new ideas to work with now. Thanks again.
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    Seeking Suggestions for a Car Crate

    Looking for ideas here please...

    I have a basic pet store wire crate that fits pretty well in the back of my Yukon, but as my pup grows I'd like to find a more permanent solution that will give...
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    What a shame...very sorry for your loss. My...

    What a shame...very sorry for your loss.

    My experience with snake bites is limited, but the ones I've seen are pretty easy to spot in the advanced stages that it would take to kill a dog....
  17. Fine...but Labs Fish Better Than Goldens!

    http://youtu.be/Yg5capd2fmQ

    So what would you rather do...dance the night away or put dinner on the table? :cool:
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    Thanks again to all of you for helping me see the...

    Thanks again to all of you for helping me see the obvious!

    In answer to the question above I have and plan to use Lardy's TRT program. I've also watched Mertens and more recently (on good advice)...
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    How to Nip Cheating in the Bud?

    You folks continue to be a big help for a novice, thanks for all the great advice.

    On our morning walks around the block we usually mix some heel and OB with some fun bumpers in different yards to...
  20. Congratulations Cheryl! I sent you a PM.

    Congratulations Cheryl! I sent you a PM.
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    Obedience Class Opinions

    OK, a search surprisingly didn't turn up a lot of discussion along this line so here goes...

    What do you more experienced folks think about public obedience classes for pups?

    My 5 month old BLF...
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    [QUOTE=2tall;844694]Uh oh. I thought this thread...

    [QUOTE=2tall;844694]Uh oh. I thought this thread was about living in the 'hood:cool:
    Yeah I fugured I might confuse folks, but that's what my Dad always called it when my brother and I got carried...
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    Rough-housing (sic?)

    A question for some of you multi-dog households out there...

    Our 11 y/o BLF has taken very well to her new 5 month old BLF roommate. They get along real well and play every chance they get--it's...
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    Now don't anybody label me as a pig-lover here,...

    Now don't anybody label me as a pig-lover here, because I'm not. I've hunted the same 30,000 acre ranch here in Central Fla. for over 40 years and have watched the pig population stay relatively...
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    This is a preventive treatment and not meant for...

    This is a preventive treatment and not meant for an active infection. First, I am not a vet--what I am is born and raised in FL and around the water all my life with lots of "swimmer's ear"...
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