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    Huge shout out

    Warrior lives on!
    Two weeks ago yesterday Warrior ingested either a chicken bone or a dead fish. We saw it happen and tried to get it out but it didn't happen. Two days later Warrior was really...
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    No cell service at the test sites - Very pretty...

    No cell service at the test sites -
    Very pretty and at 9400 ft
    Yesterday it was 37 degrees at 8 am
    Amateur has 12 to the water blind and sorry I don't have those numbers
    I do know that Marty...
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    Impressive numbers for any dog. Then consider...

    Impressive numbers for any dog. Then consider amateur owned and trained. Then add amateurs with full time jobs.
    However not to take anything away from other great teams as each has these great...
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    Www.metalwax.com Easy simple fast Try it Dk

    Www.metalwax.com
    Easy simple fast
    Try it
    Dk
  5. Op has a nice question and there are plenty of...

    Op has a nice question and there are plenty of pros to help you evaluate your dogs potential. Not all pros are the same and not all have the level of success you may desire
    So as you scout look for...
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    Not meaning to be a smart a-- here but if your...

    Not meaning to be a smart a-- here but if your worried about the judges pass rates perhaps the team is not ready.
    Just saying
    Dk
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    Mike - Milton and Bagas are very good Sad to...

    Mike - Milton and Bagas are very good
    Sad to say they've done 3 for us.
    Follow the instructions and do not push it
    Follow the advice you paid for.
    We can chat more when rehab comes up
    Sorry...
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    Back in the day when I was a teenage bird tech ...

    Back in the day when I was a teenage bird tech
    We used ropes to pull the dog across the pond, birdshot was used to get them to stop or when they got out ( the advanced dogs) and yes some were...
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    You have a great question that remains...

    You have a great question that remains unanswered. I am nothing but a humble ole southern boy.
    Do some research and let the pros at Purina or others guide you.

    Here as always you get many...
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    You know what's changed in MHO. Radios - you...

    You know what's changed in MHO.
    Radios - you see tests now that need 2 sets of radios to deli ever the message. Used to be the test was only as far as you could tell

    ATV's - used to be you...
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    Just a quick little add to this string : ...

    Just a quick little add to this string :

    Jock was at the 2014 Saskatoon Ht with a few dogs.
    Our almost 10 year old Faith ( a lean Mac granddaughter via Ford) was airing to be ready
    Jock whom...
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    Happy 4th of July all! More info very soon but...

    Happy 4th of July all!
    More info very soon but mark down Aug 1 at the Bass Pro store just east of Birmingham off I-20
    Seminar will be the AKC ht judges seminar that lasts 1 day
    Seminar will be...
  13. I like a bunch of the teams ! Gotta go with # 26...

    I like a bunch of the teams ! Gotta go with # 26 as Golly is one of ours. Good luck Stan
    Warrior , Kid and the High Mileage crew is cheering you on!
    Dave and Marty Kress
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    Consider if you use the kayak/ canoe with a...

    Consider if you use the kayak/ canoe with a trailing bumper to keep the bumper just a few feet on front of the dog. Build up a bit each time for conditioning and endurance. the world will not end...
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    One of ours , Pixie had the same swim issues and...

    One of ours , Pixie had the same swim issues and it's not uncommon

    We had a large pond so we put the canoe in , trailed a bumper and after a few trips the pup straightened out.
    The paddling...
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    My first time to meet john was at a Qual...

    My first time to meet john was at a Qual somewhere in the East. He was behind me on the next holding blind . After I completed my walk of shame to pick the dog up John suggested to me as he went to...
  17. Here ya go and #2 your close. The clubs have...

    Here ya go and #2 your close. The clubs have special permits that allow extra birds taken for the events so they don't buy birds like we do. I once failed CKC ht in BC because my dog would not bring...
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    Been through this also Mark and a lot of helpful...

    Been through this also Mark and a lot of helpful ideas will come from your plea.
    Keep in mind that what works for one mutt might not be the answer for yours.
    # 2 has a great point - return to...
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    We're in Montana and doing the Helena ht this...

    We're in Montana and doing the Helena ht this weekend.
    Yep we're entered in BC and looking forward and yes my error it is GMH for the CKC
    Dk
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    Well we may have as much knowledge about these...

    Well we may have as much knowledge about these CKC and AKC titles and events as anyone !

    There may be 100 GMHR across all of Canada. We have 5 GMHR.
    This year is the 10th anniversary of the...
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    Just a few years ago there was a 5 of 7...

    Just a few years ago there was a 5 of 7 qualifying rule , then if you failed the 5/7 you had to get 8.
    That system proved to fail as judge shopping was just plain silly and some mid test scratches...
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    We have one of those timid ( fearful) retrievers ...

    We have one of those timid ( fearful) retrievers
    Our Faith dog had 1 litter with 5. Our pup guarantee says just bring the pup back and you get your money back with no questions So Kid came back...
  23. The CKC master hunter has a series in each event...

    The CKC master hunter has a series in each event for quartering and sit to flush.
    The National Master has always had a live flyer quater and sit to flush.
    Sometimes they fly away and sometimes...
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    Welcome OP to RTF and realize your questions can...

    Welcome OP to RTF and realize your questions can have many responses with varying answers.

    Pedigrees are nice and an indicator of potential however look and see what the parents have done. If...
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    That Connie and Ready team have had a great...

    That Connie and Ready team have had a great Spring
    Congrats
    Dk
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