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  1. You bet I'm in .... Toni Bamford

    You bet I'm in ....

    Toni Bamford
  2. Thread: Dogleggs

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    Colt didn't have shoulder surgery but wore the...

    Colt didn't have shoulder surgery but wore the shoulder stabilization system for six months for serious shoulder injury. Surgery wasn't going to have a better outcome than trying the wait, see and...
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    And I can hardly lift my arms today ... :-) ...

    And I can hardly lift my arms today ... :-) Agree, grounds look amazing!
  4. I'd suggest the vet school at Oregon State...

    I'd suggest the vet school at Oregon State University. It's about 40 mins north of Eugene and my experience with their orthopedic section has been nothing less than fantastic. I belong to a small...
  5. Thread: GUN-X In Stock?

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    I ordered one from Team Take Em five days ago and...

    I ordered one from Team Take Em five days ago and it arrived yesterday!
  6. Thread: To Much Drive?

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    I suppose you'd consider me a newbie and...

    I suppose you'd consider me a newbie and therefore think I'm crowing about our firebreather. He is a firebreather but he's also under control (most of the time). This may sound like crowing also...
  7. Thread: To Much Drive?

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    We have one that runs like a race car and right...

    We have one that runs like a race car and right on the edge of out of control. Has taken a lot of work and counsel (by /Paul) to help us try to keep him grounded. He'll be running at the Master...
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    Had a literal crash and burn test dog. Spent...

    Had a literal crash and burn test dog.

    Spent 10 months rehabbing a shoulder injury on our dog from a ugly ditch incident. Dog doesn't do anything at less than 100 mph. Hubby stepped up to the...
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    It sure is nice ...

    It sure is nice to hunt over a well-mannered dog and see them do their job with such enthusiasm. Makes all the hard work worth it for both of us. Plus he did a good job of keeping me warm in the...
  10. Thread: Master National

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    Just got a phone call from a friend running in...

    Just got a phone call from a friend running in Flight D (they haven't run themselves yet). Apparently the field is being pared down rather rapidly - tough series with not a lot of wind and plenty of...
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    I say buy the pup you want (if the breeder will...

    I say buy the pup you want (if the breeder will sell it to you).

    We've got a FT bred dog who is all go. Although he's injured at the moment he's done a good job at HTs, is one hell of a hunting...
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    We train with /Paul and have one of those dogs. ...

    We train with /Paul and have one of those dogs. His advice is right on. My only addition would be to watch the situations you put him in because they sure don't take the time to think about the...
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    Our first hand experience - neutered our high...

    Our first hand experience - neutered our high drive guy at 2 1/2 and he's still high drive, fit and no changes in his personality.
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    I have a MH and am running a Qual this weekend...

    I have a MH and am running a Qual this weekend and next. I'm pretty new to this game but the jump to field trials is big and my dog that doesn't have much trouble with the tight inline concepts in...
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    Decided I wanted to run the Derby with our young...

    Decided I wanted to run the Derby with our young very excitable Chopper pup. Before I got to the line my hubby and /Paul told me that I really needed to heel him on the right for the memory bird. I...
  16. Was a newbie myself just a couple years back with...

    Was a newbie myself just a couple years back with my current dog and I still often feel like I've fallen down a rabbit hole.

    Set your goals whether they be for fun, hunting or testing. Join a...
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    Not a field trial but in a master test (my first...

    Not a field trial but in a master test (my first I might add) ...

    Was put on honor and the gunners missed the flyer. A no-bird was called and I was told that I could go to the blind or stay where...
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    As long as you're having fun either at the line...

    As long as you're having fun either at the line or in the gallery isn't that supporting the game? Maybe they're too nervous of lack the confidence to try it themselves.

    I've run my own dog in...
  19. At my first hunt test someone asked me if I'd...

    At my first hunt test someone asked me if I'd "aired" my dog. Said yes I had. After all he was in his crate in the van with the side door and back doors open. It was after he stopped to relieve...
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    I'm a handler who has attained an MH with my...

    I'm a handler who has attained an MH with my first dog.

    Have tried two quals with no success. Some would call that failure or an expensive training day but I prefer to think of it along the...
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    Just neutered our 2 year old who only had one...

    Just neutered our 2 year old who only had one drop. Vets opened him with three different incisions looking for the other one which was just non-existent. His pedigree is as good as any. Lotsa...
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    Betcha you were pretty proud of our Finished...

    Betcha you were pretty proud of our Finished attempt - ha ha.

    Me thinks I probably should work on my gun skills. I wasn't unsafe but boy was it ackward!

    Judges were fantastic and there was...
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    Yeah, that was impressive wasn't it ... at least...

    Yeah, that was impressive wasn't it ... at least I shouldered the gun (and then walked towards the mark with it) ...
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    I have done some of the stupidest things on the...

    I have done some of the stupidest things on the line that got us the famous shoulder tap from the judges. Also had to work through Radar's lack of respect for me (of course letting him up on the bed...
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    Yep, we'll be there trying our hand at Finished! ...

    Yep, we'll be there trying our hand at Finished!

    Bubba - it was fun watching Travis, Tony and Luke tackle Senior. Lots of great peeps to hang out with too.

    Tried to get a couple photos of...
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