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  1. Thread: Pit Bull

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    I brought 4 of them home from TN decades ago. ...

    I brought 4 of them home from TN decades ago. We'd stopped at a place to have breakfast and I rescued them from a guy that was threatening to shoot them. That's the short story.
    They're a great...
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    Without enforcing the laws, there is no chance of...

    Without enforcing the laws, there is no chance of stopping this. No need for new laws, there are plenty on the books already.
    Mrs smith wants the lowest price possible. L & L landscaping wants to...
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    So, for the people that think an exuberant "atta...

    So, for the people that think an exuberant "atta boy, good job" could rattle a handler and/or his dog while waiting in the holding blind, or just think it's inappropriate behavior for a handler. ...
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    Actually the loss is more like 5.5 million. I...

    Actually the loss is more like 5.5 million. I don't know where you heard about the howls from the neighbors, but I work for 3 of them. One directly across the street from Monticello 2. None of...
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    Rikuo Nainenki??

    Rikuo Nainenki??
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    I understand how capitalism works, and I'm not...

    I understand how capitalism works, and I'm not trying to say all employers are innocent.
    Look, this is off topic, but it speaks to what I think is the main problem. Here in CT there's a license...
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    Be happy Jim, that's about 1/2 the miles per week...

    Be happy Jim, that's about 1/2 the miles per week we have to drive to train over here. Closest decent FT water is 2.5 hrs away, one way.
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    i agree, those breaking the law by allowing the...

    i agree, those breaking the law by allowing the entrance onto U.S. soil by throngs of undocumented illegal aliens should bear all the responsibility and costs of employers having to ever even...
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    Yes, I think customers, and their pursuit of the...

    Yes, I think customers, and their pursuit of the cheapest possible price, play a big part in putting pressure on business to bend the rules.
    It's a complicated issue, and we could talk a lot about...
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    This sort of reply always gets my attention. I...

    This sort of reply always gets my attention. I employed several young central american men during the eighties and nineties, in NY. Never without the proper paper work and documents, always...
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    Boy this is sure getting complicated. Make sure...

    Boy this is sure getting complicated. Make sure he's well aired, don't let him get away with it in training. That's why everyone talks about retriever training being an art form. No one but you...
  12. Thread: Mange

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    Just went through this with a bitch of mine. ...

    Just went through this with a bitch of mine. Demodex mites all around the left eye. Nexguard took care of it. Took about 6-7 weeks to heal and for the hair to grow back.
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    I ran a Qual under Lanse back in 2012. During a...

    I ran a Qual under Lanse back in 2012. During a gun change on the water marks, I knelt down next to my dog in the holding blind to scratch her ears. I looked up a few minutes later to see Lanse...
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    So we should all hope for higher gas prices to...

    So we should all hope for higher gas prices to make sure that anyone buying a gas guzzling larger vehicle doesn't get hurt financially?
  15. Not drastically better. Actually the GU original...

    Not drastically better. Actually the GU original had, I thought, a better latch. I also preferred the resin pulleys on the GU.
    That being said, I went with ZW because they felt heavier, more...
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    When you talk about warm years vs. cold, it's...

    When you talk about warm years vs. cold, it's tough to remember with any accuracy, the real difference. But I do know that I've never seen the buds on local trees and shrubs so swollen at this time...
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    [QUOTE=EdA;1367689]Why on earth would you try to...

    [QUOTE=EdA;1367689]Why on earth would you try to stop your dog 7 feet from a blind on the downwind side

    This exact thing happened to me twice, while training with someone I respect. The first...
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    What kind of game bird was the dog retrieving? ...

    What kind of game bird was the dog retrieving? That cover looked tough, impressive dog work.
    Walt
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    Watch out for eye injury in cut corn that high...

    Watch out for eye injury in cut corn that high Jim. Especially that ragged looking stuff. Wouldn't matter as much if she weren't moving at 100 mph.
    Walt
  20. I thought conspicuous and intensive lining was...

    I thought conspicuous and intensive lining was undesirable on a marked retrieve. If you saw & heard it, the judges must have too.
    Of course 'it depends' applies here, but that should have been...
  21. remember, it's not an experiment

    remember, it's not an experiment
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    Chris parkinson's dogs are professionally...

    Chris parkinson's dogs are professionally trained. First by Kevin Cheff, then Dave Smith.
  23. Just saw this Chris, way to go. Congratulations....

    Just saw this Chris, way to go. Congratulations.
    Walt
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    By mail, months in advance.

    By mail, months in advance.
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    Wow, still bitching. Customer loyalty is...

    Wow, still bitching. Customer loyalty is thriving in this small community. You're all inconvenienced, and nothing is more important then that.
    I can't imagine why the people at ee even want to...
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