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    I agree! Another quality of an excellent...

    I agree! Another quality of an excellent breeder, is that an excellent breeder cares about each pup they sell. They are available to answer your questions regarding the pup, both before and AFTER...
  2. praying here too.

    praying here too.
  3. As a mother of 4 human babies and one dog baby,...

    As a mother of 4 human babies and one dog baby, the first advice for you that I have, is RELAX, she'll be fine. This is good for her, and it will be better for her to fit into your activities and...
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    @Sharon....only 4 mos. of the year where you are?...

    @Sharon....only 4 mos. of the year where you are? I'm in MN, and last year the ice didn't go off the lakes around here until the week or 2 before fishing opener in mid May. After the snow we got...
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    It doesn't seem right, but Purina dog chow can do...

    It doesn't seem right, but Purina dog chow can do very well for some dogs. I used to have a beautiful redbone coonhound female, that I rescued from a shelter when she was 2. She had no food drive...
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    These things are stinkers, but thankfully, the...

    These things are stinkers, but thankfully, the moth stage doesn't actually eat. So these guys will die on their own in like a week (I think..maybe a little more). No need to spray them with bug...
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    I think most people feed Purina Pro Plan or the...

    I think most people feed Purina Pro Plan or the Eukanuba Pro type one, and are running their dogs in tests etc here on this site. I also have a chessy, but he's not running hunt tests , and while...
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    Here's a question....Why don't lab owners realize...

    Here's a question....Why don't lab owners realize their dogs stink too? Dogs stink...it's a fact, lol. Especially after a romp in the rain, or after swimming in a stagnant pond.
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    Our chessie isn't stinky either, he just smells...

    Our chessie isn't stinky either, he just smells like a dog, lol. I have no idea where the stinky chessie thing came from....if a dog stinks, wouldn't most people just give a dog a bath? Although,...
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    Ha Ha Ha....

    Ha Ha Ha....
  11. I know your older dog appears to be great with...

    I know your older dog appears to be great with the puppy most of the time, but what I'm getting at, is that it's not just about the resource guarding and the bite to the puppy, but also about the...
  12. I am reminded of a situation my hubby and I had...

    I am reminded of a situation my hubby and I had when we attempted to take in a friend's redbone coonhound years ago. At the time, we were retriever-less, and had only a rat terrier. We tried to...
  13. Darrin is an excellent trainer, and if that's his...

    Darrin is an excellent trainer, and if that's his advice, I'd take it to heart. In all honesty, that is what I would do if faced with the exact situation you are.
  14. Off the top of my head, I would research the...

    Off the top of my head, I would research the concept of Nothing in Life is Free. There is tons of info on-line about it, and it can work wonders with dogs who show issues similar to your dogs.
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    Glad your dog is relatively ok! We used to...

    Glad your dog is relatively ok!

    We used to have a redbone coonhound female that basically had no recall when she was on a scent. She wasn't food motivated, or praise motivated, or anything...
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    I'm not an expert, but I do have some experience...

    I'm not an expert, but I do have some experience with Chessies and am a proud owner of a male Chessie as well, so maybe some of my experience will help.

    Our male seemed to be very dominant as a...
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    I'm agreeing with the others. My advice: 1. ...

    I'm agreeing with the others. My advice:

    1. Clean his crate really well. Lots of vinegar or an enzyme based cleaner. Check the walls and floors for splatter that you may have missed, and give...
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    From what I've read on this forum, most everyone...

    From what I've read on this forum, most everyone is very knowledgeable and love their dogs immensely. I haven't heard of anybody here who would apply more pressure or force to a dog that didn't need...
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    I'm trying to follow you, but I feel a little...

    I'm trying to follow you, but I feel a little lost. If you don't subscribe to the idea of FF during training, then how do you teach your retriever that he must always fetch when and where you tell...
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    In order to give you suggestions, some more...

    In order to give you suggestions, some more information would be helpful. 1. How old is your lab 2. When did you get her? 3. How old was she when you got her?

    That being said, Labs and...
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    I know, I know, lol! Surprisingly though, my boy...

    I know, I know, lol! Surprisingly though, my boy isn't stinky at all normally...when he's dry, lol!
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    We do allow sqeueaky toys, but only under direct...

    We do allow sqeueaky toys, but only under direct supervision, and never in the dog's crate or in any area where they're not being actively watched. Squeaky toys can come apart pretty easily, and...
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    There's not much liquid water here in MN either,...

    There's not much liquid water here in MN either, :) Have you tried introducing the pup to a couple of inches of water in the bath-tub? We brought our Chessie home in Feb, and the first place he...
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    That is very true!

    That is very true!
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    Also, it's not BAD behavior on the dog's part to...

    Also, it's not BAD behavior on the dog's part to get up on the bed when you leave the room. That's you and your girlfriends faults for not keeping consistent rules that the dogs understand. It...
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