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    If it's the "Remmington" brand I ahd a few and it...

    If it's the "Remmington" brand I ahd a few and it is paint, or at least something really close that chips nicely and acts just like paint. Knowing this country, it's probably led based too... I...
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    Trainers near Alexandria, LA

    My boss just got a black lab to replace one he lost (due to age) this past month. He asked me if I had any recomendations on trainers/kennels in the area. Since I did my own training (which came...
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    I am a Biometrician/GIS Anaylist, all it took...

    I am a Biometrician/GIS Anaylist, all it took (takes) is 10 minutes a day, everyday to get Reno in decent retrieving shape. Owe and that GIS part gives me access to the most recent aerial photos and...
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    As long as the dog knows the boundaries I really...

    As long as the dog knows the boundaries I really don't see an issue. How I do it is simple: In the house Reno is free to play tug of war with toys only, however: DROP means DROP no matter what. ...
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    If he shows no signs how sure are you he has a...

    If he shows no signs how sure are you he has a bum hip? Are you basing this on X-Rays, boodlines, or genetic markers/test? Also, for me I would try to give the dog a fighting chance. I would also...
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    Thoughts and prayers are with you folks and...

    Thoughts and prayers are with you folks and Pup-pup. Awesome story, keep the posts and updates flowing... Stories like this restore my faith in humanity and show that there are good people in this...
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    Central Louisiana is lousy unless you shell out...

    Central Louisiana is lousy unless you shell out the 1500.00 per person for a blind on the Delta Plantation (also know as rich a@# row). Catahoula lake is completely under water and the periferal...
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    An excellent question: How cold is too cold? I...

    An excellent question: How cold is too cold? I constantly see pictures of labs covered in ice in DU magazine, but I have my doubts about how long a dog can stay wet and cold before having issues. ...
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    Reno's parents where both darker, one was red,...

    Reno's parents where both darker, one was red, the other was almost almond. His sister is dark almond, he is still powder puff white with a bit (a pencil line) of red down the center of his back....
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    OK, here is what I have done so far. My dog is...

    OK, here is what I have done so far. My dog is 10 months old and I have done all the training. I took him out for the first time last week and here is my opinion with some observations I have made....
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    OK, how much shivering is normal? My dog wears a vest and he still shivers....
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    Reno sleeps on the floor in his bed or...

    Reno sleeps on the floor in his bed or occasionally he will get on the bed with me. He actually does not like the bed with me because I toss and turn alot and he wakes up... I usually annoy him. ...
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    Dog hides/blinds

    Hello,

    Just a quick question that I am dealing with. I am getting ready to hunt my dog for the first time. So far he has been excellent with everything I ahve trown at him and with the help of...
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    I have a 10 month old yellow lab that I am...

    I have a 10 month old yellow lab that I am training to hunt from our pit blind. He will train for 20-30 minutes retieving bumpers at top speed, then run around the rice field for another 2 hours...
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    I did not have a choice with my dog, buy the time...

    I did not have a choice with my dog, buy the time I got him it was a little late to have them removed and he was about 4 months at that point. I just keep them trimmed as close as I can get them. ...
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    I tried a number of different foods when I first...

    I tried a number of different foods when I first got my dog. I started with Purina One/Pro Plan. It did not sit well with Reno. He had gas all the time and his stools where loose... When he had to...
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    oK, I have a very young dog, but the way I have...

    oK, I have a very young dog, but the way I have kept him from breaking during training is using a pinch collar. The vet actually recommended it to teach heal. I find it works better than a choke...
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    Ok let me try the PVC first and then I can get...

    Ok let me try the PVC first and then I can get into the forced holds . Since this particular object is relatively new, and since it is not a consistent problem I have not adressed with him so far...
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    Cigar Hold

    I am having a small problem with my 7 month old. He is FF and CC'd we are working with handeling at this point which he has picked up nicely. My issue is this: To train I was using Dokken bumpers,...
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    Given the fact I am working with my first dog...

    Given the fact I am working with my first dog right now, and I am relyig heavily on friends past experiences here is my 10 cents. First, I would FF the pup and make sure he is rock solid obedient. ...
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    The trainer I used to CC and FF my dog had me put...

    The trainer I used to CC and FF my dog had me put the collar on him 2 weeks before he started his work. Reno wore it eating, playing, even fetch drills, but that 2 weeks seemed to enforce that the...
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    Ear pinch was when I cornered him (usually next...

    Ear pinch was when I cornered him (usually next to the neighbors house), with a stern "NO" repeated over and over. I or my friend can usually catch him or slow him down so he can't jump the fence if...
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    Let me clarify something: When I began OB he was...

    Let me clarify something: When I began OB he was 3 months old under the supervision of my friend who has trained dogs (6 to be exact so far). We used only positive reinforcement to begin with as a...
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    Ear Pinch Issues

    I have a 6 month old yellow lab who is going through OB and will soon begin FF and CC procedures. When I have been traching Obedience, and ithe beginnings of FF procedures in general I have been...
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    Tractor supply, I think it was 40.00 or so... ...

    Tractor supply, I think it was 40.00 or so... Indoor/outdoor heavy cordura nylon....
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