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  1. Amazing dog....congrats to Team Ammo! (and...

    Amazing dog....congrats to Team Ammo!

    (and kudos to Roux for being her sire! ;) :D )
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    Becky, that's awesome! Congrats!

    Becky, that's awesome! Congrats!
  3. And make sure to use a left handed crescent...

    And make sure to use a left handed crescent wrench. ;)
  4. FF isn't about retrieving as much as it is about...

    FF isn't about retrieving as much as it is about teaching a dog to handle training pressure in a very controlled environment.
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    When you did "hold" prior to starting the ear...

    When you did "hold" prior to starting the ear pinch, did you proof it by pulling on the buck so the dog understands it has to hang on to it? If so, and the dog understands it has to hold no matter...
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    Ryan, I think to a lot of the folks who...

    Ryan,

    I think to a lot of the folks who replied, your initial post sounded like you were saying that pros aren't necessary because there are other resources and that anyone who didn't train their...
  7. I'm so sorry for your loss. :(

    I'm so sorry for your loss. :(
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    Back in the Dark Ages when I graduated from high...

    Back in the Dark Ages when I graduated from high school and then college, I did all my own mechanic work. Anything from a simple oil change or tune-up to tearing down an engine and rebuilding it was...
  9. Pro 550, hands down!

    Pro 550, hands down!
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    Some will use a pro to get through a certain...

    Some will use a pro to get through a certain point in training that they either don't want to do or don't feel confident doing. Force fetch is a good example of that. I do an awful lot of that for...
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    Hey Gordon, glad to see you on here! You did a...

    Hey Gordon, glad to see you on here! You did a good job with Dixie last weekend...I only told you that story about putting a collar on a client to scare you (but remember, the story is true!). :)
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    No fiber. Stick to wire, and do control joints,...

    No fiber. Stick to wire, and do control joints, allover a well compacted base. My cousin, a retired second generation mason, helped pour my slab, and he said absolutely don't do the mesh. I tend...
  13. Congrats! What an honor!

    Congrats! What an honor!
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    Good comparison, Swack. I can think of a few...

    Good comparison, Swack. I can think of a few GWPs/Drahthaars that will do a decent job of it, but that doesn't make them a Chesapeake. ;)

    My old JRT, Russell, would point as well, although he...
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    What a wonderful story! Keep up the good work,...

    What a wonderful story! Keep up the good work, Kaleb!
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    Agree with James....I have yet to see a Lab that...

    Agree with James....I have yet to see a Lab that can keep up with a good pointer. Maybe hunting with one of the closer working, more methodical breeds like a Braque or Spinone, etc. The pointing...
  17. OK, maybe this is a bit simplistic.... If a...

    OK, maybe this is a bit simplistic....

    If a club wants to give members a heads-up, why not publish the opening time as noon, for example....and then push the start button an hour before that,...
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    Excellent question, Keith...and not an easy one...

    Excellent question, Keith...and not an easy one to answer. I just finished working with a pointing Lab, and he absolutely does,without question, point, much to his owner's delight. The point was a...
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    I have retrievers come in here all the time that...

    I have retrievers come in here all the time that show a little pointing ability on upland game. I then ask the owner which direction they want to go...do they want the dog to point or to flush? and...
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    Especially when they are insisting on being the...

    Especially when they are insisting on being the only knowledgeable authority on pointing dog training....on a RETRIEVER TRAINING forum. ;) Seems kinda silly....if someone is a member of this group,...
  21. Here's a line breeding: 20309 Note that the...

    Here's a line breeding:

    20309

    Note that the tail female (bottom of dam line) on both sire and dams' side is the same. And the main sire this pup is line-bred on appears several times on both...
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    BJ, sad that you choose to leave just because...

    BJ, sad that you choose to leave just because everybody isn't agreeing with you. I'm not sure why yours are the only credentials that are permitted to have any value or merit?

    I can get together...
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    Got any in the Hall of Fame? ;) edited to...

    Got any in the Hall of Fame? ;)

    edited to add: It also lends credibility when you get the breed of dog you're talking about right. They're Brittanies. The spaniel part was dropped a few...
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    Sorry, but I disagree. :) Wing on a string is a...

    Sorry, but I disagree. :) Wing on a string is a cute thing to do to see a little puppy point a time or two. After that, put it away and get to *real* birds, birds and more birds. It's not a...
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    And now that you've done the "wing on a string",...

    And now that you've done the "wing on a string", put it away and be done with that. It's a cute parlor trick, but doing it more than once or twice ends up being detrimental. Otherwise, you'll teach...
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