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    We had him on a probiotic for a while at the...

    We had him on a probiotic for a while at the beginning, but the vet thought that that because they found the giardia they had it figured out. I'll check with him to see if we need to put him back on...
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    Looking for some vet advice...

    I'll start with a little back story...Our pup is a year old now and we've been having some loose stool/bacteria/coccidia issues for about 8 months now. Back in August we went on vacation and came...
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    Is this something you'd do while training as...

    Is this something you'd do while training as well? He doesn't whine a lot while training, but if i walk out to throw a bumper he will start whining and get antsy. He doesn't really do it if I'm...
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    Not sure if this is what people consider...

    Not sure if this is what people consider "calmness", but my 8 mo BLM is a cryer. Its getting to the point that its becoming annoying. At first his vocalness was cute now I can see it becoming a...
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    Thats probably the easiest part of this training...

    Thats probably the easiest part of this training process...time on the other hand is the hard part. Especially now with the time change.
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    Well like I said I started with a .22 pistol,...

    Well like I said I started with a .22 pistol, then progressed through a larger cal pistol then to a shotgun. I don't have a training pistol and train in town therefore I cant use any sort of firearm...
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    Gun Breaking

    At what point do you consider your dog gun broke? I've been working with my 8 mo BLM Hank and he doesn't seem to have any issues with the gun fire. This past weeekend we were shooting the shotgun...
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    Thanks for the help and advice. I'll start mixing...

    Thanks for the help and advice. I'll start mixing his food with an adult food and see how he reacts.
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    What are your thoughts on switching from a puppy...

    What are your thoughts on switching from a puppy food to an adult at 8 months old? I worry that it could be a little rough on his stomach especially since it seems he's already pretty sensitive.
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    Food question for 8 month old lab

    I have an 8 mo BLM and he has been have some soft stool issues. He had a coccidia bug back in August and ended up taking some antibiotics to get over. He's been back and forth between being normal...
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    The length of sit is anywhere from 5-20 sec...

    The length of sit is anywhere from 5-20 sec depending on his attention span that day. Usually long enough for me to walk in a half circle around him. If I'm having a hard time getting him to sit, I...
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    I have a grass eater...

    I'll start with some background info...Hank is a BLM and he's almost 5 months old now. We are doing currently working through Hillman's DVD. We have been training at a baseball field near my house....
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    +2 on the dog being able to smell what your thinking

    My 10 week old BLM will instantly squat down and pee on the floor when he smells my thought that I need to take him out side.
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    Thank you everyone for your help/input! Hank is...

    Thank you everyone for your help/input! Hank is coming along very well. I ended up ordering the Hillmann DVD and really enjoyed it. Hank will be 10 weeks old on Friday so I'll be starting the program...
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    My breeder told me to make the switch when his...

    My breeder told me to make the switch when his adult teeth came in (around 6 months). Currently I'm feeding Pro Plan large breed puppy.
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    8 weeks old

    8 weeks old
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    Also, my pup goes nuts when its time to feed him....

    Also, my pup goes nuts when its time to feed him. I've tried holding onto him until he calms down then releasing him. Is this a good protocol? Is there something else I can do, should do?
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    Well I finally got the little guy home. Let me...

    Well I finally got the little guy home. Let me say, the first night we had him was flat out miserable. I guess its a good thing I expected that. He is doing better and better each night. I've heard...
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    I just picked up my BLM last weekend and the...

    I just picked up my BLM last weekend and the kennel I bought him from advised me to soak his food (pro plan puppy) for 30-45 min before feeding him. He said to do this for 4 more weeks (until he's 11...
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    Thanks for your input. I think I'm going to the...

    Thanks for your input. I think I'm going to the Smartworks route as well.
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    I'm going to end up getting Hillmans DVD. I was...

    I'm going to end up getting Hillmans DVD. I was just a little disappointed with Sound Beginnings. I thought it would be a little more in depth, but I guess when your dealing with a puppy the training...
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    I knew there was one in Douglas and thought they...

    I knew there was one in Douglas and thought they had a test coming up as well. If not, I'll probably head to Cheyenne to check it out.
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    12500 Here is the little guy!

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    Here is the little guy!
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    Thanks everyone for your input. I'm sure I'll...

    Thanks everyone for your input. I'm sure I'll have many more questions down the road.
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    I live in Casper, but wouldn't mind checking them...

    I live in Casper, but wouldn't mind checking them out. I'm think I saw that Douglas is having one in May but I'm not sure. Its not that I dont want to get into the FT/HT, its just that I've never...
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