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    On January 31st, there is a field trial at Clear...

    On January 31st, there is a field trial at Clear Creek Sports Club in Corning. The following weekend there is another trial in Anderson. Check out the open and amateur for finished dogs as there...
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    Having been a diver and scuba diving instructor...

    Having been a diver and scuba diving instructor for many years I will offer a few comments. Generally Mgatc sumed up the benifits of a wet suit very well. It should be recognized that wetsuits were...
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    Congrats to Chris Hatch and Saber on another win....

    Congrats to Chris Hatch and Saber on another win. Not sure if many noticed but five of the ten finishing dogs are related. Saber, Arthur (littermate to Saber), Ruby (bred to Saber), Nitro and Chet...
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    Nice to see the "exotics" do well....

    Nice to see the "exotics" do well. Congratulations.

    Chris
  5. I have a male that had significant lesions on his...

    I have a male that had significant lesions on his right calcaneal tendon at 18 to 20 months of age. Ultrasound images illustrated multiple lesions with significant swelling apparent to the naked...
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    For the dogs that don't like the noise of the...

    For the dogs that don't like the noise of the Dremel try the smooth side of a horseshoeing rasp. No noise and no pinch from the clippers. If you know what you are doing the rasp will take them down...
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    I have heard that electrolyte supplements can...

    I have heard that electrolyte supplements can cause problems for dogs if taken in excess. It is typical for human and equine athletes to take electrolyte supplements. However, both humans and...
  8. Thread: First Derby

    by Taterboy
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    Janet, Good looking dog. Sounds like Soul has...

    Janet,

    Good looking dog. Sounds like Soul has the drive that makes a winner. Don't worry he will get it figured out as he comes from a good family.

    Chris
    Magic Bloux Marker
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    My standard for steady during hunting is higher...

    My standard for steady during hunting is higher than at hunt test. Hunting we have loaded shotguns and real opportunitys for accidents.

    A friend of mine who hunts quite a bit and runs seniors...
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    I did sports when I was younger and my wife has...

    I did sports when I was younger and my wife has competed in multiple equine events and stretching, warm up and particularly warm down was always a part of the routine.

    For some reason when I got...
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    Okay I'm photo challenged but I'm here. Roux x...

    Okay I'm photo challenged but I'm here.
    Roux x Tyra litter #3.
    Magic Bloux Marker - Call name Blue
    2011-2012 Derby list with 17 points.

    Chris
  12. X3 -- for AFC Wing Magics Louisiana Roux MH and...

    X3 -- for AFC Wing Magics Louisiana Roux MH and Frank Price. I have a male out of Roux by Santa Fe's Tyra Contender he earned 17 derby points by 20 months of age. Smart good minded and a ton of go.
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    Nice looking pup. There are a four grady pups in...

    Nice looking pup. There are a four grady pups in my training group that range from 4 to 18 months and they all look good.
  14. Great pictures, thanks for posting.

    Great pictures, thanks for posting.
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    x3 on the AFC Wing Magic's Louisiana Roux MH and...

    x3 on the AFC Wing Magic's Louisiana Roux MH and Santa Fe's Tyra Contender MH. You can't do much better than producing a dog like Ammo. I have a male out of the third breeding and he made the derby...
  16. I started a rescue lab at the estimated age of 5...

    I started a rescue lab at the estimated age of 5 years old. I had no idea about his lineage or background. When I started him he had no idea what a bumper was much less a bird. He turned out to be...
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    I agree with Gerry, get a second qualified...

    I agree with Gerry, get a second qualified opinion. If it is OCD get it taken care of earlier than later. OCD lessions that are left unaddressed will continue to damage good tissue and will have a...
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    Three times in a couple of weeks suggests...

    Three times in a couple of weeks suggests something chronic. The first steps after laying down are typically the most revealing in a lameness. Lameness or anabreviated gate after laying down can be...
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    Make sure you are current on rabies as skunks are...

    Make sure you are current on rabies as skunks are prevelant in the valley. If it warms up at the end of March the rattle snake vaccine is not a bad idea particulalry in the Redding area.
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    Missy, Thanks go out to you, Mike and all...

    Missy,

    Thanks go out to you, Mike and all involved in putting this together.

    I can't think of a better clinic
    I can't think of a better location
    I can't think of a better cause --- I'm signed...
  21. Thread: Laser therapy

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    Rented a laser ($350 a month) as part my thearpy...

    Rented a laser ($350 a month) as part my thearpy regime for the healing of a partially torn achilles tendon. The laser is easy to use and convienent. The Physical Therapist that I'm working with...
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    It is encouraging to hear that several dogs have...

    It is encouraging to hear that several dogs have made complete recoveries. Shortly after making the derby list my 20 month old lab was diagnosed with tears of the Achilles tendon on both legs. He...
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