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    Let's say it is 40 degrees F, pouring rain and...

    Let's say it is 40 degrees F, pouring rain and the wind holy crap...you are out there throwing birds for 10 hours in the cold wet rain...is this what you want? To be sort of dry?
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    I have the ladies pants and jacket, and they got...

    I have the ladies pants and jacket, and they got a good workout these past two weekends. I stayed dry the whole weekend.
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    Callbacks (unofficial) to Am water blinds in the...

    Callbacks (unofficial) to Am water blinds in the morning (23 dogs):

    2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 41, 42, 43, 46
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    Open results (sorry I'm too tired to look up...

    Open results (sorry I'm too tired to look up Owners):
    1st, dog 10 Max, Handler Henninger
    2nd, dog 51 Maggie, Handler Henninger, owner Ben Echevarria
    3rd, dog 44, Blue, handler Henninger
    4th, dog...
  5. Thread: dog dens

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    My dogs love the dog den---they even use them in...

    My dogs love the dog den---they even use them in the summer.

    I have two that are 3+ years old, one exposed to the elements all of its life. Both have some rust on the rod that the door swivels...
  6. Thread: Hooking!

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    We call it a "loopy sit." That might help you...

    We call it a "loopy sit." That might help you search for ideas.

    If you use a an ecollar the standard fix is to do sit-to-pile drills. You toot your whistle for "sit," then after dog starts to...
  7. Thread: Fowl Dog

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    I don't know Fowl Dogs. However, I do know that...

    I don't know Fowl Dogs. However, I do know that you need to teach the dog to understand that it will be punished if it does not comply with a command. Somehow you need to get dog to understand why...
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    A flyer for the walk up bird is awesome.

    A flyer for the walk up bird is awesome.
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    You can try attaching the tarp to the top of the...

    You can try attaching the tarp to the top of the run, and simply prop it up in the middle with some 8' posts to produce the slope. If you can bury the post then you wouldn't have to worry about the...
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    I think it took about a month, but I think it...

    I think it took about a month, but I think it would have been at least a week faster had she not licked it so much. I started working her a little bit once it started to harden up but I kept her out...
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    We used polycarbonate roofing panels on a lumber...

    We used polycarbonate roofing panels on a lumber frame that my husband built. I think they were Suntuf panels from Home Depot.

    I think a bit of overkill as the frame weighs a lot, but the panels...
  12. Thread: Flyer - itis

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    Search for "head swinging" drills, you might get...

    Search for "head swinging" drills, you might get some ideas about how to teach your dog to look where its told from them.
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    My dog's split toenail took forever to heal---The...

    My dog's split toenail took forever to heal---The vet thought she was licking it too much (after all, the saliva is designed to digest flesh...) so had me try the cone of shame, but she managed to...
  14. Thread: Puppy Food

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    They can get runny stools from over feeding. Try...

    They can get runny stools from over feeding. Try cutting back on the amount you are feeding and see if that helps.

    Your pup might need less of the more expensive stuff because it digests and...
  15. This is my interpretation of the rules as well as...

    This is my interpretation of the rules as well as every judge and AKC person I have queried.

    Can you imagine the chaos if it were otherwise?

    For example, imagine 61 entries in an AKC Master in...
  16. Dogs use their gaze to make you love them...

    Deep down I didn't think my dog really loved me, I assumed I was anthropomorphizing, but maybe not. According to a new paper published in Science and picked up by media, that loving look they give...
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    My pup thought our flock of 4 were pretty...

    My pup thought our flock of 4 were pretty interesting when we first got her but then turned her attentions to chasing sticks. We kept the chickens penned up when she got older, then somehow she just...
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    Tell your dog "sit," then walk away and throw the...

    Tell your dog "sit," then walk away and throw the mark yourself, then walk back to pup and send for mark. If pup is not steady enough (won't stay "sitted") to do this, then work on getting her...
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    It looks like a skin infection to me, too.

    It looks like a skin infection to me, too.
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    Thanks for bumping this. Too bad I didn't notice...

    Thanks for bumping this. Too bad I didn't notice the 2013 bump.

    Ken, those pictures are very helpful. Thanks for the instructions!
  21. Thank you for the responses, especially wsumner...

    Thank you for the responses, especially wsumner for the instructions and Chris A for providing the link to Ken Bora's how-to with the excellent pictures!
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
  23. Floating 'rat traps, anyone still use them for water blinds? How to build and plant?

    I had seen these in training videos, always wanted to use them but couldn't figure out how...just recently learned the jargon "rat trap." Now I see the possibilities...

    Anyone with tips as to...
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    The links don't work, can you try again?

    The links don't work, can you try again?
  25. $650 for one week of crate training :shock:

    $650 for one week of crate training :shock:
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