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    It isn't that the dog doesn't know there are...

    It isn't that the dog doesn't know there are marks going to happen, which I know you know and are just debating. It is a matter of one's routine, how they have brought the dog along with cues, how...
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    Yep, being on a truck young and working hard can...

    Yep, being on a truck young and working hard can keep them from coming in, in my experience, or, that just happened to coincide with how they were going to be anyway. I don't know what to tell you...
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    Depends on the judges, what they are given for...

    Depends on the judges, what they are given for grounds, the temperature/weather, etc. Judging is subjective within the regulations. Judges have more leniency with SH than with MH. Some judges are...
  4. The rules only provide for moving up a level when...

    The rules only provide for moving up a level when a dog has met the title requirements for the level it was originally entered in. Contact is through the HT secretary before the event starts....
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    I've had several that didn't have their first...

    I've had several that didn't have their first cycle until after 2. Sometimes if they are training hard regularly, it may delay it, some advocate bringing them home (if they are on a pro truck) or at...
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    Probably, what I've heard anyway. I have a couple...

    Probably, what I've heard anyway. I have a couple that are less heat tolerant than others, and adjust training accordingly. Dogs can die of heat stroke in 70 degree temps, overheat on a long swim,...
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    It's a terrible thing, Newf, no easy decision for...

    It's a terrible thing, Newf, no easy decision for what you're going through now and I'm sorry.
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    My condolences to you Katy and the people who...

    My condolences to you Katy and the people who loved him, Godspeed, Dakota.
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    Per the AKC HT regulations, blinking a bird...

    Per the AKC HT regulations, blinking a bird constitutes a serious fault and can be grounds for elimination in and of itself. Falls under perseverance, or lack of, and scored accordingly. That said,...
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    Contact your breeder and find out if either of...

    Contact your breeder and find out if either of her parents have been tested for EIC and if at least one of them is clear, not EIC (and get copies of the parent's testing if they aren't on OFA), that...
  11. Thread: Marylou Bath

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    My condolences to her family and friends, very...

    My condolences to her family and friends, very sad loss.
  12. My local vet will only do OFA with full...

    My local vet will only do OFA with full anesthesia, he runs close to $300, haven't used him for OFA in a long time. Every other vet I know or use will only sedate if the dog isn't cooperative. Rough...
  13. Don't worry about it, not everyone realizes how...

    Don't worry about it, not everyone realizes how bad some males can be, until they experience it, now you know how yours is and can plan for future visits accordingly. I'd not blame your daughter for...
  14. Depends, my first male was so bad, I didn't get...

    Depends, my first male was so bad, I didn't get another one for years. The two I have now, not a peep from them and I have multiple females. Granted, they get kenneled downstairs so there is no...
  15. (WI) FC AFC KPR's Wet Willie x Rainmaker's Early Bird Special, SH

    Blacks (yellow factored) whelped 4/5/15, will be 7 weeks Sunday of Memorial Wknd.

    Sire: FC AFC KPR's Wet Willie (FC AFC Esprit's Power Play x FC AFC Texanna Yellow Gold, MH) is 74 lbs of talent....
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    Sticky: It works for me, Paula, I can see all trials and...

    It works for me, Paula, I can see all trials and tests regardless of either clicking on the calendar or using the search feature.
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    Love ya, Bubba. :-)

    Love ya, Bubba. :-)
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    Very true, Janell. Real names would be nice,...

    Very true, Janell. Real names would be nice, because if I ever came across something like that my son posted, I'd want to know, so we could have a little chat. Otherwise, this type really isn't worth...
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    I'm sure all the racist bigots are very proud of...

    I'm sure all the racist bigots are very proud of you.
  20. Thread: Ppg/ofa

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    I agree with Lainee & others, supporting the...

    I agree with Lainee & others, supporting the researchers, in general, who are doing the work that improves the lives of our dogs, not companies who are only providing testing services for a profit...
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    480, your post is unbelievably crass.

    480, your post is unbelievably crass.
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    There is a big difference between tolerating a...

    There is a big difference between tolerating a butt lift or front feet patter vs a whining, pacing, OOC dog that isn't listening to heel or sit, etc. Annoying dogs in the holding blinds or at the...
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    Very good.

    Very good.
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    Exactly. I don't know too many judges that anal...

    Exactly. I don't know too many judges that anal that are noting every movement on line. Has to be annoying to get attention, be it noise, the handler saying sit or heel a hundred times, that sort of...
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    Considering what I've seen in HT, not too much...

    Considering what I've seen in HT, not too much dinging going on there either. ;-)
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