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    I dearly love my browning citori white lightning...

    I dearly love my browning citori white lightning 16 ga. I've shot a youth model winchester 20ga, a remington 1100 12 ga (cut down), and the citori. I love my 16.
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    polmaise--sounds more like my Cocker than our...

    polmaise--sounds more like my Cocker than our springers! Evil little critters, but there isn't another dog I'd prefer to have in a South Dakota slough!
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    I'd agree with most of what Dave Flint said,...

    I'd agree with most of what Dave Flint said, except that some of these dogs do thrive with lots of repetition. We have one who is very high strung, and loves to run. She is also scary-smart. She...
  4. So sorry for your loss. Fingers crossed that this...

    So sorry for your loss. Fingers crossed that this is the last of it for a while.
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    Yes, all our dogs are FF and CC. Socialization is...

    Yes, all our dogs are FF and CC. Socialization is very important. If you want to play the spaniel games, I'd recomend teaching the dogs to "Hup" rather than "Sit", just cause "Sit" will mark you as a...
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    Great upland dogs, most (not all) are kind of...

    Great upland dogs, most (not all) are kind of iffy about water, especially if its cold. We have owned 5, one loves the water, two are ok, the other two, not so much. Mostly intelligent (our male is...
  7. try scraping them off with a butter knife

    try scraping them off with a butter knife
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    I've seen several springers who mark very well,...

    I've seen several springers who mark very well, maybe not lab FT distance, but who knows, most of them aren't trained like that. Many of them don't like cold water though. English cockers are another...
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    I've shot a couple other shotguns, but my current...

    I've shot a couple other shotguns, but my current is by far my favorite: Browning Citori White Lightning 16 gauge 24" barrels. Its light in the field, I'm decently accurate with it. It does kick a...
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    They have a bunch of them in the Black Hills, my...

    They have a bunch of them in the Black Hills, my inlaws are always calling to tell us of the latest sighting, some of them have killed pets in backyards, and the latest was an 80 year old woman who...
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    I'd consider that pretty minor, and as long as...

    I'd consider that pretty minor, and as long as everything else is normal, ignore it.
  12. I got some nice Browning womens upland pants at...

    I got some nice Browning womens upland pants at Sportsman's Warehouse. They shed water pretty well.
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    Poll: I have had 4 out of 5 of the labs that I have...

    I have had 4 out of 5 of the labs that I have owned checked for elbows. 1 had grade 1 DJD and you can tell they bother her after she works hard. She started showing signs at 5. Her sire had clear...
  14. Thread: Nail Trimmer

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    I prefer the stone. Two of my dogs hate the...

    I prefer the stone. Two of my dogs hate the dremel (and clippers, and anything else that makes that noise), one doesn't really mind, and one throws herself down and hands me a paw. Very tasty treats...
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    In springers, the PRA is very late onset, we are...

    In springers, the PRA is very late onset, we are talking night blindness at 9-10 years, total blindness even later. The U of MO folks have the carrier rate at 40%+ for springers, and no one really...
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    We have done this the past several years, even...

    We have done this the past several years, even got the husband's sister to donate one year instead of buying us candle holders that we will never use...
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    Bob Vest - Dodge Ram - 2007 Big Horn Edition...

    Bob Vest - Dodge Ram - 2007 Big Horn Edition -Silver Diesel Pick up Truck -- Truck has Iowa Plates Chrome brush guard, and a dog crating box in the rear.

    Was stolen off the Drury Inn lot, at...
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    I-55 near Cape Girardeau, I'd edit the title of...

    I-55 near Cape Girardeau, I'd edit the title of the thread, but I be computer stupid...
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    truck stolen with dogs, St. Louis

    > Bob Vest - Dodge Ram - 2007 Big Horn Edition -
    > Silver Diesel Pick up
    > Truck -- Truck has Iowa Plates
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    > There are 3 Australian Shepherds in the back of this
    > truck - 1 black
    > tri male...
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    I had a pup that was on concrete (slippery) for...

    I had a pup that was on concrete (slippery) for the first 8 months of her life. She had bad cowhocks. After I got her, I kept her on gravel, and the legs straightened up tremendously. She was still...
  21. Thread: My Lionfish

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    Sorry for your loss, few people realize that the...

    Sorry for your loss, few people realize that the larger fish tend to almost have personalities...
  22. Thread: Banty roosters

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    Guineas are also great flushing birds, closest...

    Guineas are also great flushing birds, closest thing you can get to a pheasant, and they recall back to the pen, too.
  23. A few years ago I got the great pleasure of...

    A few years ago I got the great pleasure of meeting one of the spaniel legends, Henry Henriques. He constantly sang to his dogs while running them at this particular hunt test. His wife said he...
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    on a related note, I got my USA (schutzhund)...

    on a related note, I got my USA (schutzhund) magazine in the mail the other day, and one of the topics of discussion was the banning of "aggressive training devices" at trials and training during the...
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    There is a form you have to fill out to get DNA...

    There is a form you have to fill out to get DNA tests listed on OFA, and you must also pay $15. We are sitting here wondering why bother, for our dog that had PRA done.
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