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  1. John, I don't know. I have not be active in...

    John,

    I don't know. I have not be active in the dogs games for a number of years now. There may be others from Ohio who can respond.

    Tom
  2. Thread: Which Shotgun?

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    When my daughter was in a scholastic trap league...

    When my daughter was in a scholastic trap league there were a lot of kids shooting the Beretta A300. Getting different stocks was relatively easy. She shot my 12 ga 870 Wingmaster with light recoil...
  3. Congratulations! It is especially satisfying...

    Congratulations! It is especially satisfying when you overcome challenges like this.

    Keep having fun with your dog!

    Tom
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    The pinch/prong collar is nice because the dog...

    The pinch/prong collar is nice because the dog self-corrects, timing and intensity.

    "Choke' collars are very effective training tools but most people don't know how to size them or use them...
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    If you hunt with your dog and they will be in the...

    If you hunt with your dog and they will be in the water now is probably not the best time to shampoo. That said, sometimes we have to do things when we have to do them.

    We used Mane and Tail on...
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    The dog may benefit from a day or two of rest...

    The dog may benefit from a day or two of rest too!

    I've been there, ....or I have had a dog in the condition before!

    Tom
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    I thought JRT stood for Jack Russell Terrors?? ...

    I thought JRT stood for Jack Russell Terrors??

    Tom
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    I don't think it would make a big difference...

    I don't think it would make a big difference about being 'hooked' up. One thing I used initially was a flat buckle collar that went around one of the posts when put on the dog. This kept the dog...
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    I have used the toe-hitch with the opposite kind...

    I have used the toe-hitch with the opposite kind of dogs, hard ones that an ear pinch did nothing for. The toe-hitch on the table quickly taught them how to respond and the ear pinch was very...
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    I once trained a chessie for a client named...

    I once trained a chessie for a client named Smokey. The client bought the dog at 18 months and I got him right away. Smokey had a few bad habits. Smokey liked to run, and some days he just wanted...
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    This sounds like a dog that would benefit from...

    This sounds like a dog that would benefit from force fetch. I have force fetched several chessies before six months old with great success. I is also easier on the trainer when the dog is smaller....
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    I would think AKC would only be interested in...

    I would think AKC would only be interested in whether there was fraud committed with the change from limited to full registration. My understanding is that only the breeder can do that. I would...
  13. If you don't play the game then you can't make...

    If you don't play the game then you can't make comparisons to it. Does it diminish accomplishments in another game? No. But, you are comparing apples and oranges.

    Tom
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    The easiest problem to fix is the one you don't...

    The easiest problem to fix is the one you don't allow to develop.

    It sounds like things are fine right now. Things you don't want to happenm possesiveness of the bird, chewing or biting the...
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    The whole voter ID controversy is just crazy. If...

    The whole voter ID controversy is just crazy. If you want fair elections you need to verify who is voting. Unless you want to allow people to vote who are not eligible to vote why would you be...
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    But Gooser, Now you have a 'real' dog! In...

    But Gooser,

    Now you have a 'real' dog!

    In some ways it was nice not knowing what a trained dog 'should' be able to do.

    I miss my old yellow dog and the days we spent afield.

    Tom
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    I once judged a mini in NAHRA Started. The dog...

    I once judged a mini in NAHRA Started. The dog did a great job but ended up not passing. This was the second day of the weekend and we used the same grounds from Intermediate the previous day. ...
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    I don't believe legalization will stop illegal...

    I don't believe legalization will stop illegal cultivation and sales. Has gun regulation controled gun crimes? People are greedy enough they won't want to give Uncle Sam his cut.

    Our society has...
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    Bill had been in my prayers for the past several...

    Bill had been in my prayers for the past several years, since he told us of his cancer. The past few weeks I have been wondering how he was doing.

    My condolences to his friends and family.

    Tom
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    I have found some people just don't care. We...

    I have found some people just don't care.

    We once lived in an unincorporated hamlet and had a neighbor with 22 coon hounds in his back yard. We, and others, went to the township trustees. They...
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    Bump. Some good old names not seen on RTF...

    Bump.

    Some good old names not seen on RTF anymore.

    Tom
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    Sue, Mine are hinged. I'm not sue what...

    Sue,

    Mine are hinged. I'm not sue what options they have available.

    Another Mason vote.

    Tom
  23. Thread: Isis

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    They are very well funded too. They get 3...

    They are very well funded too. They get 3 million per day in stolen oil sales and have over a billion is reserves from Iraqi gold, etc.

    Tom
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    I like Mike Ditka's take on the Redskin issue:...

    I like Mike Ditka's take on the Redskin issue: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on-football/24668601/mike-ditka-debate-over-redskins-name-so-stupid-its-appalling

    I like the fishing up Warroad way,...
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    How has the rest of the training gone with your...

    How has the rest of the training gone with your dog? How was she doing on the back pile of TT when you finished?

    She sounds like a dog that knows what you want but doesn't want to do it. But, it...
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