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  1. Drive and talent are there, to me it sounds like...

    Drive and talent are there, to me it sounds like mule headed might be a better description. He'll be perfect for 3-4 times and then just clam up like he's had enough. (all second hand from the...
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    i do a lot of summer fishing here in louisiana,...

    i do a lot of summer fishing here in louisiana, on my bass boat there is no way to keep the cooler out of the sun so it just sits on deck and cooks in the godforsaken heat. Had the marine extreme...
  3. I'm not upset at all, just feeling his (the...

    I'm not upset at all, just feeling his (the trainers) pain lol.
  4. Thanks Everyone- My Boykin is giving the trainer...

    Thanks Everyone- My Boykin is giving the trainer fits, one day he's perfect the next day it's like an entirely different dog.
  5. thank you all for your opinions-the information...

    thank you all for your opinions-the information is appreciated.
  6. Ever have one you couldn't get through force fetch?

    Title says it all, have you ever had a dog you couldn't get through your standard FF program? what was the outcome, change of tactics or a complete washout?
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    i dont post much but this is pretty disturbing,...

    i dont post much but this is pretty disturbing, your dog went for her face. your granddaughters face, child of your child. i think i'd be leaning way towards her safety rather than the dogs well...
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    appreciate everyone's opinions. Thank You

    appreciate everyone's opinions.

    Thank You
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    better to train over the summer or ?

    Quick request for opinions-

    I've got a Boykin pup that will be 6 months old the beginning of may. my question is what everyone thinks about starting training during the summer heat (i live in La...
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    so far i'm pretty impressed with the pup-great...

    so far i'm pretty impressed with the pup-great temperament and attitude. i think he's going to be a keeper.

    Tony-thanks for the input. was trying to decide if it was better to get him in over the...
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    warm weather training

    Question for the board-Our Boykin Pup should be about ready to start training may-june of this year. I'd rather get him in with a trainer near here (Louisiana). my question is regarding warm...
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    my experience so take it for what its worth. ...

    my experience so take it for what its worth. before christmas i was shopping for a new pup since our chesapeake is not going to be able to be used as a hunting dog. on another forum a man was...
  13. update and more problems.

    Hi everyone- been a long road but Roux has healed as much as he's going to. he's managed to keep the front shoulder and is able to use it a little bit -mostly for balance. One of the things we...
  14. cannot tell you all how much the well wishes...

    cannot tell you all how much the well wishes mean, originally posted here simply for lack of a better place to express how i was feeling but i see that there are other people who understand not only...
  15. sometimes life just sort of kicks you in the gut.

    i've always had gun dogs, as a child in Michigan it was always GSP's. Something about watching a good dog work with you just made everything about hunting a bit more...well, just more.

    My career...
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    tri tronics collar, contact length

    what prongs are recommended for a chesapeake? short or long.

    thanks
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    great information T-pines, thanks. i have the...

    great information T-pines, thanks.

    i have the fetch dvd as well, just havent watched it yet. finished session 1 from the puppy program. fixing something cold and stout and sitting down niw to...
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    appreciate the input wayne. Thank You

    appreciate the input wayne. Thank You
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    hillman puppy question

    so, finally home from work overseas and spending the first night with the new puppy. as usual jet lag has me up in the middle of the night so i took the time to watch the hillman puppy dvd to get...
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    great breed, good luck with the search

    great breed, good luck with the search
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    scotch is for unpatriotic savages, get a bottle...

    scotch is for unpatriotic savages, get a bottle of wood ford reserve bourbon and enjoy.

    Wine-room temp is fine for the vast majority of wines-sunlight is the killer. Better yet buy it in a box...
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    no, i didn't get the 5 month old pup, "roux"...

    no, i didn't get the 5 month old pup, "roux" came to us at 8 weeks. i still have another week here in africa before i make it back home. The reports i'm getting from my 8 yr old daughter say "roux...
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    flyway special XLS

    Is the flyway special XLS transmitter waterproof or only the receiver? looked online and all i see mentioned is the receiver.

    Thanks
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    puppy boarding question

    we are going to have to go out of town for 4 days at the end of march and it won't be possible to take the new pup (will be 14 weeks at the time). Will a boarding place take a dog that...
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    i been using a triumph pursuit LT for the past 5...

    i been using a triumph pursuit LT for the past 5 years and been very happy with it. BH209 powder and some all lead conical bullets from Precision rifle have been deadly on deer, hogs, elk and 1 cow...
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