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    Bridget, Congratulations! I'm not a PA...

    Bridget,

    Congratulations! I'm not a PA resident, but I'm sure you will do a great job representing the interests of PA sportsmen and sporting dog owners.

    You're blessed to be in a position to...
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    I agree with most of what has been said regarding...

    I agree with most of what has been said regarding the marketing of white Labs and the insignificance of color. However, there is documentation of a true white Labrador in Mary Roslin Williams book...
  3. fastpup, I'm new to this thread, but have been...

    fastpup,

    I'm new to this thread, but have been following it and I'd say your take on the facts is accurate.

    Concerning the emboldened statements above, if a dog's eyes were found to be normal...
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    I've heard this too. I can't say I'd totally...

    I've heard this too. I can't say I'd totally discount the idea either. However, I tend to have spring litters (the last three all born in May), so hunting the mama while pregnant hasn't been an...
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    Dave, A good analysis of the discussion. ...

    Dave,

    A good analysis of the discussion. Regarding marketing to impatient Americans who want instant gratification, perhaps I should market my Doggy-Bee-Good pills made from the distilled nectar...
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    Don't know whether to address Darrin or Troy!?! ...

    Don't know whether to address Darrin or Troy!?!

    My reply is that it depends on your priorities. If the priority is a large litter of puppies I'd leave her in the comforts of home. If you'd...
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    Kirk, When I had the floor of my barn poured I...

    Kirk,

    When I had the floor of my barn poured I asked the contractor about fiberglass fiber instead of wire mesh. He recommended wire over fiber. I also had a light broom finish to help prevent...
  8. Advice on Truck Vault, Dog Boxes, & Other Accessories for a Yukon XL/Suburban

    RTF'ers,

    I'm looking for input on accessories for holding guns, equipment, and dogs. I finally had to replace my old 2002 Yukon XL (264,000 miles) with a 2014 Yukon XL and I'm looking to outfit...
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    To Quote Yosemite Sam . . . "SHUT UP SHUTTING...

    To Quote Yosemite Sam . . . "SHUT UP SHUTTING UP!!!"

    Swack
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    Chris, Are you sure that pit bull isn't...

    Chris,

    Are you sure that pit bull isn't crossed with a silver Lab!?!

    Swack
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    jrrichar, On what basis do you claim to know...

    jrrichar,

    On what basis do you claim to know that the statement emboldened above is accurate? Conventional wisdom is often wrong. "Healthy whole grains" is very possibly an oxymoron, at least...
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    [/B] Sharon, Labs that point aren't...

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    Sharon,

    Labs that point aren't "Pointers" any more than pointers that retrieve are "Retrievers". You use the ability of the pointer to cover ground to illustrate that point. Might I add...
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    Mary Lynn, That pedigree of DCH Shed of Arden...

    Mary Lynn,

    That pedigree of DCH Shed of Arden seems to be loaded . . . with British field Labs!!! :shock:

    Swack
  14. My pleasure. I was trying to direct you to the...

    My pleasure. I was trying to direct you to the source and thus help you avoid the "rile". Glad you found your answer. Search engines can lead us astray at times!

    Good to hear from you and Good...
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    Newf, If I were you I'd be getting her to the...

    Newf,

    If I were you I'd be getting her to the ophthalmologist's for a check-up just to be safe. The few $'s it would cost would be worth the peace of mind.

    Swack
  16. Thanks FOM! No wonder I didn't remember. It...

    Thanks FOM! No wonder I didn't remember. It wasn't hard, so no pain inflicted to remember!

    Swack
  17. Irishwhistler, Why not just ask him on his DH...

    Irishwhistler,

    Why not just ask him on his DH forum? If you don't want to ask him publicly, you can send him a PM on that site.

    Swack
  18. FOM, That's a good question! It's been a...

    FOM,

    That's a good question! It's been a couple of years since I got those posted on OFA's website and I don't remember. It seems like I contacted OFA and asked what I needed to do. I think I...
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    I understand. It's just that the three Hillman...

    I understand. It's just that the three Hillman videos deal with "Hold" in general, not just cigaring. I thought you might find his insights useful.
    ...
  20. mitty, Do you trust the OFA website? ...

    mitty,

    Do you trust the OFA website?

    http://www.offa.org/display.html?appnum=973083#animal

    Note that her mother's Penn Hip score is also listed as well a couple of her half sibs. It takes...
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    Perhaps the OP should refer to the recent thread...

    Perhaps the OP should refer to the recent thread on "Cigaring" and watch the videos by Bill Hillman.

    Swack
  22. I understand that is an issue. However, I could...

    I understand that is an issue. However, I could supply you with a copy of the Hip Evaluation Report that would show you that she was ranked in the 90th percentile. Or would you rather see her half...
  23. mitty, I know you understand this point, but I...

    mitty,

    I know you understand this point, but I wanted to emphasize it for those who may not yet grasp EBV's. Without all of the data on hip scores (or whatever trait is being evaluated) included...
  24. Here's a link to an example of the UK Kennel...

    Here's a link to an example of the UK Kennel Club's EBV page for a dog that I used a decade ago.

    http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/mateselect/ebv/Default.aspx?breed=2048

    I think...
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    My guess is that is Carolinian for Dowel. ...

    My guess is that is Carolinian for Dowel.

    Swack

    Edit: Sorry Tony! You beat me to it. I missed your post.
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