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  1. Thread: double t?

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    Green with envy Furball. Every time I seem to be...

    Green with envy Furball. Every time I seem to be making significant progress, work or weather--something interrupts my Double T training. How long did it take to get to that point?
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    I believe the negative consequences are...

    I believe the negative consequences are overstated. On the other hand, it leaves something for the guy who owns and trains his one dog, either by choice or because his funds are limited. There are...
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    One of my dogs recently had a bout with bladder...

    One of my dogs recently had a bout with bladder stones. He got really sick and required surgery. Get thee to a vet and maybe avoid serious problems.
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    I have three Goldens. One "fluffy" and two field...

    I have three Goldens. One "fluffy" and two field bred dogs. My grown field dog is a perfect gentleman. I take him and the fluffy to the office. However, the reason the field dog is a gentleman is...
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    If you ignore this situation, here's what...

    If you ignore this situation, here's what happens: When you start handling your dog in the field and she decides to lay down, you may not be able to see her. Or worse, she can't see you. If she's...
  6. Thread: Chest Freezer?

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    Consider frost fee. I have one of those $150 Home...

    Consider frost fee. I have one of those $150 Home Depot freezers that isn't frost free because I am cheap that way. However, when my brother offered me a free freezer that he was giving away because...
  7. Thread: QA2 title

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    Good point.

    Good point.
  8. Thread: QA2 title

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    The voice of reason.

    The voice of reason.
  9. Thread: QA2 title

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    One aspect that I don't know has been considered:...

    One aspect that I don't know has been considered: if there are lots of QAA dogs coming back through seeking a QA2, doesn't that make the competition to get a QAA a bit stiffer?

    I am in the...
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    I saw on another thread that Train-rite is...

    I saw on another thread that Train-rite is temporarily out of business due to a death. They are moving to SC and expect to be up and running in February.
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    Quack- you certainly generated a long discussion....

    Quack- you certainly generated a long discussion. I think you're in the same place as I when I began training my first field dog. My experience had been in obedience. It just seemed counterintuitive...
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    Eug- I have some concerns as well about this...

    Eug-


    I have some concerns as well about this becoming his permanent food for several reasons, but my vet assures me it's fine.

    How would one go about increasing water intake other than...
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    Dr Ed- I believe struvite, but I will double...

    Dr Ed- I believe struvite, but I will double check.
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    Bladder Stones Special Diet Foods

    My Golden developed bladder stones. They were surgically removed and he seems fine. The problem is that my vet prescribed Royal Canin SO for urinary tract problems. This food is $58 for 25lbs ! ...
  15. One more for the glory of the corp.

    One more for the glory of the corp.
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    Austin, Texas area.

    Austin, Texas area.
  17. Thread: SRS Crown

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    Not if it is made by a sponsor or has a sponsor's...

    Not if it is made by a sponsor or has a sponsor's name on it.
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    Four. Three Goldens 8, 7 and a 15 month female...

    Four. Three Goldens 8, 7 and a 15 month female plus a female pug. All we need.
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    Throw one more at you- Judy Aycock and Danny...

    Throw one more at you- Judy Aycock and Danny Farmer have a marvelous set of DVDs out.
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    Oh, and to echo your last poster, be sure your...

    Oh, and to echo your last poster, be sure your pup is fully conditioned to gunfire before you use it.
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    It's a shame Dr Ed, but you are absolutely...

    It's a shame Dr Ed, but you are absolutely correct.
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    You can expect 100+ yards depending on the load,...

    You can expect 100+ yards depending on the load, and to get your dog to progress beyond the distance you can throw a dummy, it is the most economical route.

    The shoulder stock is a good idea. It...
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    I think the real question was how does distance...

    I think the real question was how does distance of the blinds affect the decision to FF?

    My opinion: it doesn't. I would FF the dog if I expected 100 or 500 yards. There is so much more to FF than...
  24. I prefer Butch's written materials, not so much...

    I prefer Butch's written materials, not so much for content, but format. I don't personally like the more of an outline approach Evan uses. That being said, Butch doesn't have video. I really...
  25. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    As to testing 2tall, it has all been done with...

    As to testing 2tall, it has all been done with the understanding that tests for tick borne disease is not always accurate. We put him on doxy from the beginning because of the known weaknesses of the...
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