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    What exactly are you saying? With the pup we...

    What exactly are you saying?

    With the pup we lost after surgery, that pup had been taken to 3 vets. Two of which argued with me nothing was wrong with the pup. The third vet didn't think there...
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    Obviously, a person should check into treatments...

    Obviously, a person should check into treatments if a dog has heartworms. However, one has to consider the stresses on the dog and how much or how little pain/stress is involved in treatments. ...
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    We all love our pets, but I know all to well what...

    We all love our pets, but I know all to well what it is to not be able to afford that kind of expense for a pet. Sometimes our circumstances dictate what we can and cannot do.

    I once bought a pup...
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    Dennis, Is there any chance that all of these...

    Dennis,
    Is there any chance that all of these issues will be put on CD in a complete collection for purchase? I know some magazines have done this in the past, especially when requests are...
  5. Glad your dog is alright. Will you be hunting...

    Glad your dog is alright. Will you be hunting that area again? If you think it was the water depth, as you described it, I would be a bit uneasy about hunting him there. I wonder is such another...
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    Haven't looked at any Hillman video's until now. ...

    Haven't looked at any Hillman video's until now. I've watched it several times and I'm still confused as to what was happening and what was trying to be accomplished. One thing I'll note though. It...
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    Great story/post, Jim. Brings to mind...

    Great story/post, Jim.

    Brings to mind something Evan Graham said to us at the Des Plaines seminar back in 2003, in reply to someone asking him a question (paraphrasing): ' I'm careful not to...
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    You mean by bodily influence? I'd like for Mike...

    You mean by bodily influence? I'd like for Mike Gould to read that statement. He'd probably just grin and shake his head. Mike would laugh at the topic too because he doesn't FF anymore either.
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    I can live with your opinion. How is...

    I can live with your opinion.



    How is explaining what I feel in my hand, and what I see on a lion country supply webpage...which by the way exactly matches the description on the Tri-tronics...
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    http://www.lcsupply.com/Tritronics-Pro-500-G3-EXP-...

    http://www.lcsupply.com/Tritronics-Pro-500-G3-EXP-Collar/productinfo/PRO500/

    Read the description...18 levels of momentary, 18 levels of continuous. How do you proceed up the scale if the scale...
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    As far as I know his first was in 2003. Perhaps...

    As far as I know his first was in 2003. Perhaps I am wrong on this and shouldn't have mentioned it. I had a typo above and correct edited it.

    I'm sure Evan will chime back in and let us know how...
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    Ken, It's been 1 1/2 to 2 years since I used...

    Ken,
    It's been 1 1/2 to 2 years since I used the collar on a dog, and it's been at least that long or longer since I tested mine on my hand. To be fair it's possible that my memory fails me as to...
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    Ken, My deceased dogs working level was on...

    Ken,
    My deceased dogs working level was on level two, low. This gave me two levels of increase in hottness if I needed it. I understand setting the collar at the dogs working level and leaving it...
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    From post #2 and I agreed the scale was as listed...

    From post #2 and I agreed the scale was as listed above.


    mjh is saying that a 2 high is hotter than a 3 low. I disagreed.

    It may show that on a meter, but this is not how I approach using...
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    This was a hypothetical situation and Ken's reply...

    This was a hypothetical situation and Ken's reply illustrates my point precisely, as does the quote below. Bare with me a segundo...






    We are being told that Mr. Davis's collar is reading...
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    What do I do then if my dog generally operates on...

    What do I do then if my dog generally operates on a 3H and I get in a situation where the dog may need a bit more "persuasion"? Are you saying I forego the 4L and go to a 4M? Seems to me that...
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    So you're saying that if you're working with a...

    So you're saying that if you're working with a dog that works on a 3L and you need to give a correction of the next higher level, you have to use both hands and move the dial to a 4L, rather than use...
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    Try re-reading what I said a few times and maybe...

    Try re-reading what I said a few times and maybe it'll click for you. Then again...


    No. What I'm telling you is that as a newbie trainer I wanted to KNOW what my dog was feeling before I used...
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    You can't tell this isn't correct by using my...

    You can't tell this isn't correct by using my collar in my own hand. I think (from the pain I experienced) that this is correct. I made it to about 3M nick and about a 2 low constant...well until I...
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    Gun River's Spicy Sammich (sandwich)...call name...

    Gun River's Spicy Sammich (sandwich)...call name "sage"
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    If this pup turns out to be an outstanding dog...

    If this pup turns out to be an outstanding dog and produced quality dogs then you might say that during that era of time outstanding dogs were born. I also love the smell of fresh sage. Sort of...
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    Prayers on the way!

    Prayers on the way!
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    Jennifer, these are all good resources. Keep in...

    Jennifer, these are all good resources. Keep in mind though, that as far as I know Robert Milner is the only trainer who's continually training and writing articles using similar methods as relates...
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    If you're the type of person that needs...

    If you're the type of person that needs credentials to look at to believe something someone says, then disregard what I'm about to say because I don't have any credentials.

    IMO, the above quote is...
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    I couldn't agree more Ken. I've been struggling...

    I couldn't agree more Ken. I've been struggling with this a bit myself as of late. After some recent threads and discussions on the topic on different forums, and a few pm's to people...

    ...I...
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