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    I have been doing what most have suggested. If...

    I have been doing what most have suggested. If I do shoot and he still breaks.......do you do a heavy correction if he is already half way to the bird?
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    What do you do if the dog breaks and by the time...

    What do you do if the dog breaks and by the time you get your gun down he is 15 yards out charging towards a downed duck? If I don't shoot.....he is steady when I am whispering to him to sit, sit...
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    My dog ate a can of macadamia nuts once and had...

    My dog ate a can of macadamia nuts once and had paralysis of the hind quarters for a full day. He fully recovered.
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    breaking when hunting

    My 2 year old lab is starting to break in duck hunting situations. Its his first season. He is 100% reliable in training. He really only breaks if I shoot. Should I correct him with the collar if...
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    I don't agree. I was at an AKC hunt test in...

    I don't agree. I was at an AKC hunt test in texas this weekend and saw a number of dogs stuck in cars with the windows barely cracked in mid 80 temps. I am sure the dogs lived but it must have...
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    AKC hunt test spectator rules

    I will be a spectator at a senior hunt test tomorrow. I was told to bring a chair, hat, cooler. What are the rules on clothes/color?
  7. Thread: Bank of America

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    http://www.usacarry.com/bank-of-americas-response-...

    http://www.usacarry.com/bank-of-americas-response-mcmillan-firearms-claim/

    No chance your bank manager is going to comment on another clients business. My point is not to defend BofA. I could...
  8. Thread: Bank of America

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    I work in banking. I think McMillian is making...

    I work in banking. I think McMillian is making up the conversation. I bet BOA decided not to renew the revolver because of a change in bus plan by McMillian. No way the conversation went down the...
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    My lab had full paralysis of his hindquarters...

    My lab had full paralysis of his hindquarters from eating macadamia nuts. Lasted a day and half.
  10. Thread: Shipping a dog

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    I fly my lab from Houston TX to Calgary alberta...

    I fly my lab from Houston TX to Calgary alberta on Continental every summer. Calgary sucks to fly in and out of for Dogs. Couple points to remember......

    1. The airlines outsource pet handling...
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    Thats exactly what my wife, 2 and 4 year old, and...

    Thats exactly what my wife, 2 and 4 year old, and 13 year old lab do as well from June through August. They go to British Columbia and leave me to over heat in Houston.
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    Thank you for your responses. I have looked at a...

    Thank you for your responses. I have looked at a few trainers in the northern states and it looks like training costs are much higher (in general) than here in TX. Is that "you get what you pay...
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    trainer recommendation for summer heat

    I would like to send my 2 year old lab to a trainer this summer to get out of the texas heat (I live in Houston). Does anyone have any recommendations who has done this before. I am looking for...
  14. Thread: pups first hunt

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    pups first hunt

    I am on day 3 of a road trip hunt to Kansas with my 14 month old Lab. This is his first hunt and we are hunting solo. He has had 3 months of pro training. We have flushed and shot pheasant and...
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    I have looked at this box and I am still confused...

    I have looked at this box and I am still confused on the insulation factor in hot weather. The steel camp says the Northstar boxes do not insulate enough (compared to steel) while the Northstar say...
  16. Thread: GDG-Job Hunting

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    My advice is to move to where the jobs are. I...

    My advice is to move to where the jobs are. I have lived in 5 states (west coast, east cost, midwest and now the gulf coast) in the last 12 years in order to stay employed. Right now the jobs are...
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    jogging with lab

    I have a 14 month old lab that i want to get into hunting shape. My wife and I jog 3 times a week or so on a 3 mile dirt track loop. Is this ok on his joints for long term health?
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    I bleed (cut gills) on any fish I plan to catch...

    I bleed (cut gills) on any fish I plan to catch and eat.
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    Your not missing anything. I don't think your...

    Your not missing anything. I don't think your statement is controversial. If you picky about the taste of fish and red meat you likely only want it fresh. Many people are not as picky in...
  20. Thread: collars

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    http://www.gundogsupply.com/durasoft-orange.htmlg...

    http://www.gundogsupply.com/durasoft-orange.htmlg

    this collar with the free brass ID plate is bad a$$
  21. Thread: Comfortis users

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    was your dog sick the first time...but then...

    was your dog sick the first time...but then better on the second dose?
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    So I gave my lab his fist pill of Comfortis last...

    So I gave my lab his fist pill of Comfortis last night (with food) and he had a bad reaction. He did not throw up but he was very sad and and lethargic afterwards. He is better but still not 100%...
  23. Thread: dry skin

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    update.....i switched to Orijen food (no chicken...

    update.....i switched to Orijen food (no chicken or grain) and added a couple pills of fish oil every day and his coat has greatly improved. I guess.....I cannot say if its the fish oil or the...
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    Comfortis users

    I have read that it may kill ticks as well. Is this just a rumor? In short...are you guys using this product combined with a topical tick repellent?
  25. Thread: crate mat

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    crate mat

    I ordered a mud river crate mat and it didn't last one day (shredded). The product looks great and they did note it was not made for chewing labs. Is there any type of soft padded mat that is chew...
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