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  1. Are you looking for something more sophisticated...

    Are you looking for something more sophisticated than your local veterinarian? My vet has done all my dogs and we've yet to get a score less than Good.
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    My advice would be to discuss it casually... say...

    My advice would be to discuss it casually... say around a BBQ. Then both sides think it over a while, but the most important part for me would be to have everything in writing.
  3. (KS) Black and Yellow Pups - Excellent Potential and Bargain Price

    Sire: CPR Blackjack's 3 Ring Vega
    Hips: OFA Good LR-211299G24M-VPI
    CERF: Clear LR-EYE4239/19M-VPI
    EIC and CNM Clear

    Dam: Capella Cochran
    Hips: OFA Excellent LR-199961E25F
    CERF: Clear...
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    Glad to see someone else who does this! I taught...

    Glad to see someone else who does this! I taught our first girl how to follow a blood trail and it has saved no less than 7 or 8 deer over the last 4 years. We even get a call occasionally from a...
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    I have a very similar dog by age. She is...

    I have a very similar dog by age. She is currently finishing her heat cycle and turns 1 year old next week. She was fertile from 6 to 2 days ago. She spent the entire 4 days either in a crate or...
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    x2 for this site. I have been there countless...

    x2 for this site. I have been there countless times.
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    As someone who owns a pup out of Ruckus (Choppers...

    As someone who owns a pup out of Ruckus (Choppers son), I can attest that these traits shine through strongly. Especially the water. Where most dogs make an excuse to cheat the bank to a mark, she...
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    First, don't force it. There is no need to drag...

    First, don't force it. There is no need to drag a well-bred Labrador into the water or throw them into the water to make them swim.

    What I did with my last pup was I used jealously to get her...
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    This is spot on. A dog can't learn until their...

    This is spot on. A dog can't learn until their comfortable.

    As someone who works a day job as a teacher, I can tell you that if a student (in this case the dog) is uncomfortable or afraid they...
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    First, I'd say 5 months is pretty early. ...

    First, I'd say 5 months is pretty early. Physically the dog is likely still teething. Psychologically the dog has difficultly focusing for more than just a few minutes.

    As for the process...
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    Sounds like he's got a bad wheel. Bummer. If...

    Sounds like he's got a bad wheel. Bummer. If you've had him for 7 months you've invested a lot in the dog emotionally and financially, but if he came with a 2 year guarantee like most well-bred...
  12. All my dogs are on Pro Plan Performance and they...

    All my dogs are on Pro Plan Performance and they will graze like cattle at times. They'll get what they need when they need it.

    If you're happy with the dogs' performance on the Dr. Tims feed...
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    Disclaimer: I am not a pro. Having said that,...

    Disclaimer: I am not a pro.

    Having said that, I can offer a little help. I was in your shoes about 5 years ago and I was frustrated at the expense (they're probably worth it) and "one size fits...
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    I'll play in here, why not? I've owned both. ...

    I'll play in here, why not?

    I've owned both. I've had dogs that both had very similar pedigree and were even the same sex and color combination. In my opinion, the difference is marketing. I've...
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    It's not uncommon at all. A caveat - make sure...

    It's not uncommon at all.

    A caveat - make sure there's no physical problem. My current male had a wicked umbilical hernia and while we waited on it to close naturally (which it never did and he...
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    The way I would handle this problem (which is a...

    The way I would handle this problem (which is a common one) is to get in the water with the dog. Meet the dog 6' out into the water and reinforce the hold with a command and/or a gentle hand...
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    It's just a matter of preference on whether or...

    It's just a matter of preference on whether or not to include the kennel name. Some are proud of where they got the dog, others have a naming scheme that doesn't work with the kennel name.

    Also...
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    This would be my suggestion. You could slightly...

    This would be my suggestion. You could slightly increase the volume of the other 2 feedings with no problem and then the timing should be that she'll only need to unload during daylight hours. I do...
  19. This is what I'm doing right now with a 3.5 month...

    This is what I'm doing right now with a 3.5 month old pup in a full size crate. It works quite well.
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    Something like this?...

    Something like this?
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    I've not Fetch or Hold trained a golden, but I...

    I've not Fetch or Hold trained a golden, but I assume a field bred one is similar to a Labrador. If so... Hold goes a long, long way to fixing the particular problem by itself.

    Also, dropping...
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    I also hunt both deer and ducks. An ideal...

    I also hunt both deer and ducks.

    An ideal Fall would be to start by watching my son drop a buck in September youth season, after a few doves on the 1st. If there's any time around fall hunt...
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    Eastern Kansas? The only place you find...

    Eastern Kansas? The only place you find pheasants in Eastern Kansas is at a shooting preserve. I've lived my entire life in SEKS and I've never seen a wild pheasant within 150 miles. Quail on the...
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    Something you can try is once you have her back...

    Something you can try is once you have her back and under control, put one hand on the bumper and the other hand on her tail or lightly grab the flap of skin (flank?) from the leg to the belly. The...
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    I use "Hold" with pups that are young enough to...

    I use "Hold" with pups that are young enough to carry something around. When they bring the bumper back at a very young age I place my hand under their chin and give a "Hold" very short, very...
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