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    Since I will be moving "up" to field trials with...

    Since I will be moving "up" to field trials with my young dog this fall I will definitely be "wiggling toes" in the holding blind . . . and kissing rabbits feet - and praying! Any other...
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    She had a complete blood workup this spring which...

    She had a complete blood workup this spring which showed that she had zero thyroid function and has been on replacement hormone pills ever since. I took her in because she had developed an unusual...
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    Hmmm. Looking for a used UTV right now. Note to...

    Hmmm. Looking for a used UTV right now. Note to self - do not buy UTV from Arkansas! ;)
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    Very cool video and the dog did a nice job on the...

    Very cool video and the dog did a nice job on the retrieve. Wish I had that water nearby!
  5. Thread: Saving the Dog

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    Saving the Dog

    I had to put my old lifeguarding skills to work to save my dog while training last Sunday. My dog Gynni is 10-1/2 years old and is retired but I always give her a few marks and maybe a blind or two...
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    Jackie Mertens "Good Beginnings" DVD is a good...

    Jackie Mertens "Good Beginnings" DVD is a good puppy video.
  7. There are dedicated dog grounds just north of...

    There are dedicated dog grounds just north of Butte MT. I've run hunt tests and field trials there back when I lived in Idaho Falls. Not sure about training there. Maybe somebody from that area...
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    Been looking at that option. I would love to buy...

    Been looking at that option. I would love to buy a dozer because I have a lot of dirt work that needs to be done and I like doing that kind of work. There is no way I have enough money to pay...
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    Here is an overview of my plans for the IL...

    Here is an overview of my plans for the IL property that shows some of the adjacent ground and part of the big lake. I have permission to train on most of the surrounding properties. Blue indicates...
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    Well, My property is about 40 miles north of the...

    Well, My property is about 40 miles north of the Ohio River which is generally accepted as the MD line, but it is well south of Lexington and Louisville KY so that ought to count for something.
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    Very true EdA. I will be retired when I start...

    Very true EdA. I will be retired when I start this project so time is not the problem. Expertise, well just a little experience in the coal mines many years ago. Equipment can be rented and I...
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    Might have to rent equipment and do it myself!

    Might have to rent equipment and do it myself!
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    Yeah, I said backhoe but the guy that has been...

    Yeah, I said backhoe but the guy that has been doing some dirt work for me has a track hoe and a dump truck. I'd be doing this after I retire and have a tractor with a bucket loader so I could do...
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    Training Pond Excavation Questions

    I am considering excavating an area that is low-lying right next to a lake that borders my property to create a technical pond. I've outlined the pond in blue in the attached photo but you would...
  15. Got it! Thanks for the responses.

    Got it! Thanks for the responses.
  16. Breeders, Are CNM/EIC tests Needed if Parentage is Clear?

    I did a search on this but came up with nothing so I am asking on this thread. If you dog is "clear" of CNM and EIC by both parents being clear is it necessary to have the blood tests? What proof...
  17. Thanks Eric, i'll give them a call.

    Thanks Eric, i'll give them a call.
  18. Help locating Vet to do OFA Xrays and eyes in SW Virginia area.

    Can anybody help me with finding a vet in the SW Virginia area, near Bristol TN and the Kingsport, Johnson City TN area that does the OFA xrays for hips and elbows and the eye exams? My vet sent me...
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    What is the EE "Priority number"?

    Just updated my info on EE and at the bottom it had a priority number box. Can anybody tell me what that represents? I selected 1 since I and my dogs should be the first priority in any situation...
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    I "ripped" the tracks off my CD ad put them on my...

    I "ripped" the tracks off my CD ad put them on my iPod. I bought a Milwaukee M18 shop radio cause it uses my Milwaukee batteries. Fantastic and very realistic sound. The iPod plays through the aux...
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    Steve, My young dog is 2 yrs 4 mo. old. Hard to...

    Steve, My young dog is 2 yrs 4 mo. old. Hard to tell from the scale of the pictures but these were fairly short yardages with open, short cover and the dog is very familiar with retired guns and...
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    Running Through Scent

    Haven't really seen running through scent discussed much in the training books and videos I have. Definitely need that skill running trials though. I've started working on developing that concept...
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    Using GUNZ UP CD

    i used the GUNZ up cd in my training set ups today for the first time. Bought after reading other threads on here about issues with creeping. My young "hard charger" gets pretty amped up at events...
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    Who said I was a liberal??? Them's fightin'...

    Who said I was a liberal??? Them's fightin' words mister! I've been called a lot of bad things in my life but liberal ain't one of 'em!!! :-)
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    From what I have heard, most hunting in Texas is...

    From what I have heard, most hunting in Texas is done on leases and would have to know somebody or be part of a lease to have a place to hunt ducks. I would love to hunt divers on the Gulf marshes. ...
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