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  1. Thread: Torn ACL

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    My dog is over 3 months post op knee #2. She is...

    My dog is over 3 months post op knee #2. She is doing awesome. No field work yet, but she will be as good as new. Key to success listen to the doctors orders. If they say rest do it. I also highly...
  2. We put a box in one of our crates to make it...

    We put a box in one of our crates to make it smaller. Our pup did not chew the box, we put the solid side toward the puppy's area. Then as the pup grew and needed more space we cut the box to allow...
  3. Thread: T/storm

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    I have 2 who aren't very pleased with storms. I...

    I have 2 who aren't very pleased with storms. I had one who was a COMPLETE freak out. It wasn't the noise with her, she would start freaking sometimes long before the storm arrived.

    One of the...
  4. Thread: Dog coughing

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    My girl got KC years ago. It took her 3 weeks to...

    My girl got KC years ago. It took her 3 weeks to fully recover. My vet warned me to not collar her until she stopped completely coughing. KC weakens the throat and can cause tracheal collapse. Please...
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    I don't hunt my hubby used to with his lab years...

    I don't hunt my hubby used to with his lab years ago. He says he wants to with the 2 we have now but hasn't.

    I got into hunt tests when we were looking for our lab, it was suggested we go to a...
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    My dogs have those beds too. They LOVE them!!!! ...

    My dogs have those beds too. They LOVE them!!!!

    Sorry about your old girl worries. I too have one we are struggling with. Her muscles are wasting away, she has some neurological issue. It's hard...
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    AWWWW I wish I could come get puppy breath....

    AWWWW

    I wish I could come get puppy breath. Saw a golden pup last weekend. Oh did my girl give me the stink eye. She's all the golden I need. Just needed puppy breath.

    Enjoy!!!! Just remember...
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    I know hotel4dogs has. She really likes them....

    I know hotel4dogs has. She really likes them. Hopefully she will pipe in. I went and watched one. Interesting and different than retriever tests.

    If you are a GRCA member there is a write up in...
  9. Thread: Picky eater

    by Maxs Mom
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    I understand your frustration and agree give a...

    I understand your frustration and agree give a set time to eat, then pick it up. It will eat when hungry.

    However, I had the opposite. I had a pup up until 6 months I thought would eat me out of...
  10. Thread: "Hold" Issue

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    Thank You!!! I think in this case Tony might...

    Thank You!!!

    I think in this case Tony might be on track. Like I said I don't know that FF was done properly but I do know my friend is more "gray" than black and white. We keep telling her it's...
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    I'm interested in answers here too. Having...

    I'm interested in answers here too. Having similar issues with my girl. I have always thought she is straight but before being asked I didn't pay "as" close attention. Now I am. My girl veers left...
  12. Thread: "Hold" Issue

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    "Hold" Issue

    First of all this is not my dog. He belongs to a good friend her first attempt with a true field dog and doing any field training. He is just over 2, HIGH octane yellow Lab. He is much higher drive...
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    Just had a conversation at my vets office about...

    Just had a conversation at my vets office about Nexgard yesterday. They were saying "expensive" and I need to consider that. We discussed how dogs had reactions to Trifexis and this is a similar...
  14. Barb I remember Ten when he was not much bigger...

    Barb I remember Ten when he was not much bigger than that and you brought him to Kalamazoo (Premier). Those are adorable babies!!!

    Congratulations on all your successes too! I wanted to email you...
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    My surgeons ok'd it after at least 4 weeks. Yes...

    My surgeons ok'd it after at least 4 weeks. Yes they too said the way a dog kicks when they swim is an issue but the healing point after 4 weeks.

    We were going to take Quinn up north this week...
  16. I'm a newbie handler and dealing with some of the...

    I'm a newbie handler and dealing with some of the same issues. My dog ramps me up and I'm sure my nerves ramp her. One thing a judge recommended was mints. At least that helps mask the smell on your...
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    DOH!!!! You don't think the Royal Canadian...

    DOH!!!! You don't think the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has cooling vests for sale???? Going off to hide in a corner now.......

    Blame it on the IPhone. :-)
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    I have the RCMP vest for my dogs. Sounds exactly...

    I have the RCMP vest for my dogs. Sounds exactly the same. I love mine.

    We put it away for the winter in our basement. When I got them out this year, the packs were charged and ready to go.

    I...
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    Come meet my girl. We trained a command when we...

    Come meet my girl. We trained a command when we want the dogs to go potty. Started by accident but works well. Now my girl will "assume the position" knowing it's what I want to see. She doesn't...
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    Been there done that....will be again soon. Our...

    Been there done that....will be again soon. Our lab is one week post op knee #2.

    If you can afford it, I highly recommend going to a physical therapist. They kept tabs on Quinn's muscle progress...
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    There is no clinical proof that joint supplements...

    There is no clinical proof that joint supplements do a darn thing. That being said I've had my horses and dogs on NutraMax products (Cosequin, Dasuquin) for years and firmly believe they help. I...
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    When my girl was young I taught there are times...

    When my girl was young I taught there are times and places to play and times and places to train, and the two didn't cross. Often people would ask to pet my puppy at training venues and I politely...
  23. Thanks!!! I will listen as soon as I can!!...

    Thanks!!!

    I will listen as soon as I can!! Appreciate your posting this.
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    Fee maybe I should move to OK and buy up that...

    Fee maybe I should move to OK and buy up that ponds land! Don't worry I'd let you train. I would love access to water like that. I'm jealous.
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    Ok we need a doggy shrink to tell is why this...

    Ok we need a doggy shrink to tell is why this develops? I wish I could find out.

    Maybe I need to find a cheap person who says they can communicate with my dog and find out. For entertainment...
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