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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...
  2. 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,...
  7. 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...
  9. The St. Joe vet is Countryside Vet. Clinic., Dr....

    The St. Joe vet is Countryside Vet. Clinic., Dr. Haeker, 816 233-2005. Very Good.
  10. 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...
  11. 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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    "In my somewhat limited experience (five FF'd...

    "In my somewhat limited experience (five FF'd retrievers over the last ten years plus) as I recall they all needed at least one ear pinch reminder that dropping was not allowed and none even remotely...
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    As much fun as a Gaston call can be, talking to...

    As much fun as a Gaston call can be, talking to and dealing with David Gaston, brings it to a whole other level.
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    Favorite all time is a Taylor Made burnt hedge,...

    Favorite all time is a Taylor Made burnt hedge, can't go wrong with a RNT Short Barrel, Gaston Field, Ducklander Sinner or a Field Tested Shot Caller. Recently bought a RNT Blackout DC, suppose to...
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    I have had great results with Kent Feeds Native...

    I have had great results with Kent Feeds Native Level 3 and Level 4. Feeding 10-15 dogs, coats are the best they have been, energy level is great. Had been feeding Enhance Pro Athlete, Eukanuba and...
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    Stick a fork in it, the SRS is done!

    Stick a fork in it, the SRS is done!
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    Did the vet check your girls blood pressure....

    Did the vet check your girls blood pressure. Never would have thought to have this done until recently. Have seen some dogs with very high BP and some strange health issues.
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    Look at it as the Judge's not being allowed to...

    Look at it as the Judge's not being allowed to tell you what order to pick up the marks, not giving the handler the right to pick the order.
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    Probably the biggest problem with turning a field...

    Probably the biggest problem with turning a field is you never know what is going to come back up.
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    MSRP on a new field grade 101 is $1869.99...

    MSRP on a new field grade 101 is $1869.99 (invector plus choke tubes).
    If your gun is nice and has value to you, putting $500 into it for a set of thin walled invector chokes or whatever Briley...
  23. You may find the dog spending many hours sitting...

    You may find the dog spending many hours sitting in front of the teli or listening to the radio, no worry, just waiting on word of the Royal Birth.
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    Most car batteries are rated between 30 - 60 amp...

    Most car batteries are rated between 30 - 60 amp hours, which means if you are drawing 1 amp per hour, they will discharge completely in 30-60 hrs.
    If your fan draws .6 amps per hr. and you have a...
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    Simple Green makes a kennel spray, works great.

    Simple Green makes a kennel spray, works great.
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