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  1. Thread: Cold dog

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    Some dogs seem to have a greater tolerance for...

    Some dogs seem to have a greater tolerance for cold than others, just like humans. Labs with a good double coat seem to be getting fewer & fewer, a dog with a good body weight should tolerate cold...
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    I think that a very good discussion on this site...

    I think that a very good discussion on this site would deal with ways to prevent this problem from occuring in young puppies. I know every one knows the basics, but I would like to hear from people...
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    Got the results of the MI State blood panel back...

    Got the results of the MI State blood panel back & everything was normal. What medications have people had the most success with?
  4. Thread: Hillman Users

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    Could it be said that Hillmans methods are...

    Could it be said that Hillmans methods are somewhat along the lines of Jim Dobbs?
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    She is going Mon for the MSU blood panel.

    She is going Mon for the MSU blood panel.
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    Seizure's & intact females?

    Has anyone noticed a correlation between heat cycles in an intact female and seizures? I have a 7 1/2 yr. old female who prior to having her last heat cycle has never had a seizure, since her heat...
  7. Thread: sitka gear

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    Fits well & is very warm for its weight, but is...

    Fits well & is very warm for its weight, but is not as tough as what I am used to. Requires some babying to prevent snags & wear.
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    Inter digital cyst drainage?

    When a dog has an inter digital cyst is the drainage coming from the swollen area more or less clear & not pus like? I have a dog that has a swelling between her two middle toes (seems to have this...
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    I know about the fasting prior to the test, I...

    I know about the fasting prior to the test, I have had my own cholesterol checked many times. This was a visit in connection with another situation & I asked the vet for blood work in connection...
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    High cholesterol?

    Just wondering if anyone has ever dealt with this issue in dogs & if a food change made a difference? Dog had a blood panel run for a seizure incident & the only thing that showed was an elevated...
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    I have also used commercial cod liver oil for...

    I have also used commercial cod liver oil for dogs. Had one dog that had a pretty severe allergic reaction to it & have not used it since.
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    I am sure you know exactly what you are doing,...

    I am sure you know exactly what you are doing, but in my estimation you are working with a tiÁking time bomb, barking dogs in the background & all.
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    I have had high fat content dog food that had...

    I have had high fat content dog food that had been stored in a warm location turn rancid in the summer. But as has been said a visit to a vet is the first priorty.
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    Over the years I have owned both Tri Tronics &...

    Over the years I have owned both Tri Tronics & Dogtra collars (several different models). I have yet to see a transmitter that I would trust to be waterproof, but I have not had a collar that gave me...
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    The problem with dogs & noise in training groups,...

    The problem with dogs & noise in training groups, is that some trainers are a lot more diligent about it than others. I certainly don't know what the situation is in your group but it is very hard to...
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    I would say that if the dog has been allowed to...

    I would say that if the dog has been allowed to bark for that long it will be very hard to stop.
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    If you don't believe this, just have someone that...

    If you don't believe this, just have someone that throws a certain way for you on a regular basis, throw differently. Short and in instead of long & angled back, this is very simplistic but the dog...
  18. Thread: Honoring at HT

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    If you really want to test a dogs honoring...

    If you really want to test a dogs honoring ability have him honor a shot flyer.
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    One more thing about vest sizing is that...

    One more thing about vest sizing is that different brands have different measurements in the same size, ie. a large in one brand may not be the same as a large in another brand.
  20. Two things that I do with Bumper Boys, cock it...

    Two things that I do with Bumper Boys, cock it with two fingers on the cocking mechanism & hide it somewhat with a box in front of it. I think Bill Hillman used them quite a bit, with his record...
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    I have and like the classic version very much & I...

    I have and like the classic version very much & I went to it for the exact thing that is shown in the new version, an exposed valve. That to me is a step in the wrong direction.
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    By power, do you mean at the collar? The old...

    By power, do you mean at the collar? The old Dogtras used to be regarded as hotter collars than the Tri-Tronics, has this changed?
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    I have heard a very famous trainer say about a...

    I have heard a very famous trainer say about a dogs marking that it wasn't that important to him how the dog got there, as long as he knew where he was when he did.
  24. Thread: Dry skin

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    I would think that if the dog has been inside...

    I would think that if the dog has been inside this winter it has probably dried out his skin. If that is the case dry air = dry skin the situation will probably resolve itself this spring.
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    Ability on blinds or marks

    I know that running a blind is a trained response whereas a dogs marking ability is more of a natural situation eyes, memory and courage. But on average what ability would be the one that the greater...
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