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    I suggest checking local pet supply store, ours...

    I suggest checking local pet supply store, ours usually have these parts in stock or will get them for me.

    Otherwise.....can always go straight to source-...
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    Usually a healthy dog with an intact properly...

    Usually a healthy dog with an intact properly functioning immune system keeps any demodex mites well under control. This is a type of mite normally present on many dogs, that spreads ONLY via direct...
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    How to take your dog in the car on a hot...

    How to take your dog in the car on a hot day...step #1..put sign in window and leave your a/c on for the dog!

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    Great to hear these comments. I love my Tritronic...

    Great to hear these comments. I love my Tritronic products, but have been wary of investing in anymore of their products since Garmin took over and promptly discontinued all previous models. Thanks...
  5. Thread: Judges Bag

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    How many workers are available at a test usually...

    How many workers are available at a test usually determines who accepts the ducks from the handlers at tests in my area. The marshall mostly deals with lining up handlers and keeping holding blinds...
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    If you do not want to accept "cigarring" then do...

    If you do not want to accept "cigarring" then do not count that as him "holding" a bumper. You must be absolutely consistent, so that he learns exactly what your definition of "holding a bumper" is....
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    Actually your question reveals how differently...

    Actually your question reveals how differently humans and dogs think :) Dogs don't "generalize" well, which is taking a skill they already know and applying in a new or different manner or location....
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    I use several suburban park like open areas and...

    I use several suburban park like open areas and sports fields for training. I think OP has found important answer to her problem....you must be proactive, constantly alert and able to see others...
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    I strongly suggest anyone with a specific...

    I strongly suggest anyone with a specific question re when or how to incorporate skills shown in the DVDs contact the Hillmans directly. I did so when first using the program, and Mary always sent me...
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    Hopefully future breeders will use their new...

    Hopefully future breeders will use their new choices wisely. There may be all kinds of undesirable side effects that arise from over utilizing such scientific means of reproduction. Temperament is an...
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    The only thing I can add to previous posts here...

    The only thing I can add to previous posts here is....prevention is SO MUCH easier than correction. Kwick Labs was on target, too many puppies are allowed too much freedom too soon. Keep pup in...
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    The response about dog being properly conditioned...

    The response about dog being properly conditioned actually is on target. Despite the fact that the condition is sometimes called "cold tail" it is NOT caused by cold temperatures. It is a muscle...
  13. Thread: Need Help!!

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    Dogs don't generalize well. That fact affects ALL...

    Dogs don't generalize well. That fact affects ALL dog training. Seems to me your pup may think "hold" means "sit on table with bumper in mouth". I would slowly start adding different factors to...
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    I find my double bumper boys easiest to haul...

    I find my double bumper boys easiest to haul around and set up by myself for quick training sessions. Also like the ability to be able to immediately fire off a second dummy if needed when training...
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    I've heard it called zoomies, butt scooting and...

    I've heard it called zoomies, butt scooting and frapping. FRAP = Frenetic Random Activity Periods. This was the term I first heard an obedience trainer refer to these spontaneous outbursts of puppy...
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    Years ago we had a dog repeatedly vomiting bile, turned out she had pancreatitis. This can be triggered by dog ingesting such things as extra high fat content food(like cat food), something rotten...
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    Actually, not a recall. It is voluntary...

    Actually, not a recall. It is voluntary withdrawal. See link for details.http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/dog-food-recall/hills-science-diet-dog-food-market-withdrawal-november-2015/

    ***Even if you...
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    In response to mjh345. I guess I was not clear...

    In response to mjh345.
    I guess I was not clear enough in my post, and obviously you didn't look at the link to website. The product they sell is a test kit to do qualitative progesterone testing...
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    Price of anything will vary depending on your...

    Price of anything will vary depending on your location. I find trying to compare costs in a forum such as this that has members from all over the US(plus even farther) is a frustrating venture. Costs...
  20. Remember....Dogs don't generalize. They learn...

    Remember....Dogs don't generalize. They learn "sit" in the kitchen, then learn "sit" in the living room. When you take them outside and say "sit" they may just look at you like you have 5 heads :)...
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    Thanks for warning, my vet prescribed this years...

    Thanks for warning, my vet prescribed this years ago for dog with ? seasonal allergies, thus my comment re spring and fall use. It worked wonders preventing the frequent ear infections in that dog,...
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    I train all pups in my litters to ride in crate...

    I train all pups in my litters to ride in crate in a car and sleep alone in a crate before they leave, it really helps those first few nights with new owner - most of my pups rarely even cry at night...
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    I use TrizUltra with Keto ear flush approx....

    I use TrizUltra with Keto ear flush approx. weekly during spring and fall when my dogs seem they may be more prone to ear infections. Found this to be best product out there, combats both bacteria...
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    Mainers call ruffed grouse "partridge" and while...

    Mainers call ruffed grouse "partridge" and while we personally only shoot those "on the wing", there are plenty of roadhunters that just blast them while they are hunkered down on the ground or...
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    Are your frozen ducks completely defrosted when...

    Are your frozen ducks completely defrosted when you are using them? Perhaps hard cold ducks are bothering her somehow. I always check for possible physical reason if sudden change in behavior....
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