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  1. Thread: dog stands

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    I made a great, cheap stand out of 2" pvc pipe...

    I made a great, cheap stand out of 2" pvc pipe and Ts, a 2' square piece of aluminum, carpet, and hardware. It's stable, light weight, packs up for carrying, and pretty easy to build. I have two sets...
  2. Dam, I was gonna go watch that trial in KY. Looks...

    Dam, I was gonna go watch that trial in KY. Looks like I missed out on seeing that girl do her stuff.
    What a dog.
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    I've been to some hunt tests at Bluegrass Fish...

    I've been to some hunt tests at Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area. NE of Evansville. Reclaimed mine ground so lots of water and open grasslands. Good luck to ya.
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    So back to the OP, anyone with suggestions on...

    So back to the OP, anyone with suggestions on de-popping?
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    I'd like to be able to challenge the dog and...

    I'd like to be able to challenge the dog and improve her marking ability. If we just do easy marks to be successful, then how are we progressing?
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    What if some ignorant trainer, like myself, did...

    What if some ignorant trainer, like myself, did this? It seemed like a good idea at the time but now I see otherwise. We don't do it anymore but there is still the occasional pop on a mark if she...
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    I think he was a big advocate of NAHRA. I...

    I think he was a big advocate of NAHRA. I remember him claiming that they saved the lab breed.
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    Intermediate is almost too small for my 63# lab....

    Intermediate is almost too small for my 63# lab. I'd go large.
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    Thanks dog, that's the kind of info I was looking...

    Thanks dog, that's the kind of info I was looking for.
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    Health cert ? for breeders

    What would be the minimun health certs to have done for a responsible Lab breeding?

    Hips & Elbows
    Eyes
    EIC
    CNM???

    I know there are others, just wondering about the important, minimum checks...
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    Sounds like you got a bad deal to me. I would...

    Sounds like you got a bad deal to me. I would expect much more than that. I hate hearing stories like this and makes a guy reluctant to use a pro unless extensive research has been done. I almost...
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    I doubt it, but I'm ignorant in this area. It...

    I doubt it, but I'm ignorant in this area. It would have happened just yesterday.
    I do realize that it would be the first step. How long before it could be confirmed?
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    I was hoping you'd reply. I read in a much older...

    I was hoping you'd reply. I read in a much older post that you had performed this. Are you an advocate of the procedure over spaying?
    I kinda wanted to have the option of breeding her if all health...
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    Anyone have an experience with the Lutalyse shot...

    Anyone have an experience with the Lutalyse shot series?
  16. Yeah, much cheaper too.

    Yeah, much cheaper too.
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    What do you mean by dials?

    What do you mean by dials?
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    Accidental breeding and Lutalyse

    I will be discussing options with my vet today and was wondering if Prostaglandin f2 alpha (Lutalyse) is still a safe viable option to abort the litter if there is indeed one on the way. Spaying is...
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    Or you could just wade out and get it yourself. I...

    Or you could just wade out and get it yourself. I don't see that it's necessary for a dog to do blind work to hunt.
    You are probably going to want easy retrieves at first anyway.
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    One major thing would be safety. Of you, the dog,...

    One major thing would be safety. Of you, the dog, and anyone else that may be along.
    Guns and wreckless dogs is definitely a bad mix.
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    Why do you ask? Having issues? I'm just asking...

    Why do you ask? Having issues? I'm just asking cause my brother is looking to get one.
  22. Thread: Stout or King?

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    King. Stout is for short fat guys.:D

    King. Stout is for short fat guys.:D
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    Average noise level at a NASCAR race is around...

    Average noise level at a NASCAR race is around 96dB. 8 hours at 85dB is considered excessive and damaging.
    Most ear plugs have a noise reduction rating in the high 20s(dB), muffs a little less....
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    No squirrel hunting for the lab but might work...

    No squirrel hunting for the lab but might work with our JRT on it.
    As for blood tracking training, I got this guys book, http://www.born-to-track.com/john.htm
    It wasn't real hard. We got her on a...
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    On my 7th lab now and she is the first to run a...

    On my 7th lab now and she is the first to run a HT. She got her SHR and we ain't been back.
    I hunt almost everything and my wife thinks too much. About 20 times out for doves, 40-50 for ducks,...
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