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    For my release that means, "you're free, go do...

    For my release that means, "you're free, go do what you want" I use "OK" Personally with my next dog, I'll choose another word, preferably one I don't say in conversation very much. I've had my dog...
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    What program is he following? Does he retrieve...

    What program is he following? Does he retrieve what he shoots or is that your job?
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    Dang I didn't notice that...not cool. Thanks for...

    Dang I didn't notice that...not cool. Thanks for the replies so far.
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    Dogtra LCD screens in the cold

    I'm interested in getting a dogtra collar, but in reading their manual I came across this:

    "In cold temperatures (10 degrees F or below), the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) on your transmitter may...
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    Yep there's a retriever club:...

    Yep there's a retriever club: http://www.fairbanksretrieverclub.org/

    Work unfortunately prevents me from being very active, but there are some good dog folks up here!

    Let me know if you...
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    Plenty of opportunities in AK. Lots of good info...

    Plenty of opportunities in AK. Lots of good info here http://forums.outdoorsdirectory.com/forumdisplay.php/2-Alaska-Hunting

    Just be aware that if you shoot a big ol' bull when they're ruttin...
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    Nice pictures, hard to beat a weekend chasing...

    Nice pictures, hard to beat a weekend chasing snow chickens with the family and dogs! Thanks for sharing
  8. I'm actually switching my male chessie from Taste...

    I'm actually switching my male chessie from Taste of the Wild to Dr Tims Pursuit right now too, but it's only been a couple days. I'd be interested in the response you get.
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    Signed it too...ridiculous

    Signed it too...ridiculous
  10. Thread: Noisy Pup

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    Where in Alaska do you live? If you're in the...

    Where in Alaska do you live? If you're in the Fairbanks area and think it would help having another dog to train with let me know.
  11. Thread: Name help

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    Wikki is your friend: ...

    Wikki is your friend: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

    I like buoy, beacon or clipper, though I only made it A to C. Not really feminine names but kinda unisex names.
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    Only hunting for me, though after reading up on...

    Only hunting for me, though after reading up on this forum, I wouldn't be opposed to getting involved in trials if I had the time.
  13. Same here. Use it all the time to keep him from...

    Same here. Use it all the time to keep him from getting into things he shouldn't. Haven't used the command much in training, though I can see how it would be useful.
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    They say only in extreme/dangerous temperatures,...

    They say only in extreme/dangerous temperatures, but without specifying specifically the actual temperature seems like enforcement would be a nightmare. Plus it depends on the dog, it's condition,...
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    I really tried to give their boots a chance, but...

    I really tried to give their boots a chance, but couldn't get a pair to last more than 5 months, although I wore them a lot. Tried 2 different pairs, and besides just falling apart, where the top of...
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    So, just wanted to update this in case it could...

    So, just wanted to update this in case it could be useful to other folks. I have been trying literally everything mentioned here with very limited success. The main success I've had with Cooper...
  17. Thread: Kentucky

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    For good waterfowl AND Deer/Turkey, it's hard to...

    For good waterfowl AND Deer/Turkey, it's hard to beat western Kentucky. I second the Paducah area (not Hopkinsville, I grew up there). However, I would look very hard at the central KY region,...
  18. My opinion is that a 90 hp power head with a jet...

    My opinion is that a 90 hp power head with a jet lower unit would be plenty to push your boat, probably even the 75. We have a 75 hp Yammi 2 stroke that pushes an 18ft Alweld with ease on step...
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    She's still young...remember baby steps. I'm...

    She's still young...remember baby steps. I'm sure she knows the command, but giving it when there's plenty of distractions like a pond and things to chew and chase is a really BIG step. Slowly...
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    Actually, as recently as last year a Kentucky...

    Actually, as recently as last year a Kentucky school "had that brag". Louisville mens won but the womens lost to UCON in the final game. You can brag when they both win.

    OHHHHHH...
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    So basically no running or "roading" until growth...

    So basically no running or "roading" until growth plates are closed, which can be anywhere from 1 to 2 years? I'll talk to my vet about the growth plates and get their advise too. What would be...
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    Thanks for the replies. It's just nice having a...

    Thanks for the replies. It's just nice having a running companion, but we'll stick to walks off leash. I like the stand alone marks idea Mary Lynn, we'll try that!
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    Proper exercise

    Iíd like to keep my pup (10 mo.) in shape during the long dark winters, but donít want to over-do it. Is there such thing as a retriever running too much? Too fast for too long? Is there a general...
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    16868 I just let mine read the Smart Fetch...

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    I just let mine read the Smart Fetch manual! Has made force fetching a breeze!
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    Mitty, the collar zaps me differently depending...

    Mitty, the collar zaps me differently depending on where I place the collar in my hand. In the meat of my thumb muscle I get a substantial more shock than in the inside center of my hand for the...
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