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  1. FC AFC CFC CAFC Flatlands Locke n Loaded X CFC CAFC Castile Creeks Rivers Ripple

    British Columbia

    Whelp Date: 10/15/2015

    ]Performance in Marking with Intelligence, Trainability and Looks

    Hybrid vigor from an outcross breeding from proven performers.

    Ready is a...
  2. Poultry producers will run a galvanized after...

    Poultry producers will run a galvanized after weld wire a foot down or on an angle below the surface around the perimeter of their entire pen to keep the critters like mink and racoons out.
  3. I have been feeding Pro-plan grain free since I...

    I have been feeding Pro-plan grain free since I could buy it in Canada. Our dogs are doing very well on it. It meets all the nutritional needs and produces well form stools. I train Ripple 2-3 times...
  4. Thread: Line breeding

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    Line breeding is a euphemism for inbreeding.

    Line breeding is a euphemism for inbreeding.
  5. Has there ever been a field trial champion Poodle?

    Has there ever been a field trial champion poodle?
  6. Funeral service will be held on Sat. May 23 at 1...

    Funeral service will be held on Sat. May 23 at 1 pm at the Meadow Gardens Golf Club, 19675 Meadow Gardens Way in Maple Ridge, BC. This is not far from his home on Powell Avenue. There will be an...
  7. Al Mckean passed away today, May 10, 2015

    Al McKean passed away today. He was perhaps the most significant force in field trialing in British Columbia. He contributed much to the sport and trained to the highest standards. Respected for his...
  8. Baypoint's Thousand Fathom Edge takes 1st at Phoenix Retriever Club

    "Uks" Baypoint's Thousand Fathom Edge at 29 months takes first in a 75 dog Amateur All Age. Way to go Peter Muursepp.
  9. Advice from South Dakota on how to grow club membership

    Sometime ago a post came up about how a person grew the membership in his South Dakota retriever club. I am trying to find that post. If anyone can direct it to me I would appreciate your help....
  10. Thanks for the research and giving both them...

    Thanks for the research and giving both them their due credit. We see further for having their shoulders to stand on.
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    Congratulations Lyle Steinman. You are setting...

    Congratulations Lyle Steinman. You are setting enviable records. Those closest to the action for knowing and showing the grace of acknowledging your win and placing at the Super Retriever Series...
  12. The Third series. The issue the dogs had with the...

    The Third series. The issue the dogs had with the test were mostly with the long retired mark at the end of the channel. Some dogs were getting very close to the fall they were being sent for then...
  13. Well I feel for you, all of us do. Many of us if...

    Well I feel for you, all of us do. Many of us if not all us have suffered a set back with our dogs, they range on a scale from minor to major. The pain is deep and with time we get over it and we...
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    Honour dog leaves before being released

    Honour dog leaves the honour position to go sniff or return to the truck and shows no interest in the action in the field nor interferes with the working dog as it races out to pick up a mark. The...
  15. How about an autographed photo of him action on...

    How about an autographed photo of him action on the ice to go along with it.
  16. Thread: CCI 22 Blanks

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    I have shot cap guns, acorns, crimped grays,...

    I have shot cap guns, acorns, crimped grays, green, yellows, reds and purples. They are all vary in loudness. I have a few thousand grays which I use most of the time when I am in farm fields with...
  17. Thread: CCI 22 Blanks

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    Well I am looking for the loudest .22 calibre...

    Well I am looking for the loudest .22 calibre blanks as I am nearly out of the "purple wad type". Would they be available a Lowes or Home Depot in the states?

    Daniel
  18. Aversive "training" or "conditioning" has both...

    Aversive "training" or "conditioning" has both benefits and draw backs with the potential for an unintentional outcome or side effect. Positive reinforcement may take more time (repetition) and be...
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    These dogs do such athletic feats that we are...

    These dogs do such athletic feats that we are amazed at level of speed, grace, and energy which they perform. As many of you have replied, we have all experienced worry and the sinking feeling in our...
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    After a thorough examination the diagnosis is...

    After a thorough examination the diagnosis is Ripple has superficial swelling to her tendons connecting her two out side digits to the tendons running up the back of the stifle where there is also...
  21. Thread: Sabotage

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    Yes, It goes like this. "Don't make any training...

    Yes, It goes like this. "Don't make any training plans for a certain date as it is our anniversary" or finish training early as we are expected for dinner at the Stevens by 6:30" or "The lawn needs...
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    After resting through the night she did not put...

    After resting through the night she did not put her right leg down for one or two steps. After that her gait seemed normal with out any head bobbing. She stayed home and rested all Monday and showed...
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    Well a day and a half of rest and a controlled...

    Well a day and a half of rest and a controlled walk along the creek for a short distance showed no signs of lameness. Ripple shows appears to putting her full weight on the leg. She sits straight...
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    Thanks all. I checked her digits, no negative...

    Thanks all. I checked her digits, no negative reflex to gently moving them. I wish you guys were wrong but I am afraid your diagnosis is likely accurate.
    Thanks again. I appreciate you took the...
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    Lame on right rear leg, how serious?

    My field trial dog, Ripple, at five and half years came up lame after a combination of an early morning grouse hunt and followed by a training session of a triple and a blind no great distance.
    She...
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