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    I have recently tried Toe Grips for my nearly 15...

    I have recently tried Toe Grips for my nearly 15 yo BLF. They slip onto her nails allowing her to grip those nasty wood and tile floors. Just do a web search for them. She is still doing great...
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    Jeffrey, I totally agree and have always had...

    Jeffrey, I totally agree and have always had field lines. Now I just look for pocket rockets. Current one is 47# and 20" at the shoulders.
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    Welcome to your new addiction. Most of us that...

    Welcome to your new addiction. Most of us that compete with Labs go to smaller field lines to get the lean and adrenaline charged dogs that we like.

    Betty Knight
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    Sandbags - reminds me of competing in agility in...

    Sandbags - reminds me of competing in agility in Alaska. There was a big yellow Lab who forever was grabbing numbers. He outdid himself when he grabbed one of the tunnel bags filled with sand and...
  5. Thread: TPLO Blues

    by Bknightlabs
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    The University of Minnesota has had a research...

    The University of Minnesota has had a research project underway for about 2 years to try to determine if there is a genetic link. They were seeking Labs bot ones that had had an ACL rupture and...
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    Our 14 yr 9 month old BLF had a similar attack...

    Our 14 yr 9 month old BLF had a similar attack one month ago. We were in a strange town; it was 1:30 a.m. She was treated with antibiotics and anti-nausea medicine. Day be day we could see...
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    A bit different here. In the local area there...

    A bit different here. In the local area there are 7 Labs that compete regularly in agility. Four have their MACHs. Several have their CDs, at least one has Versatility 2 (agility, tracking and...
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    I had a BLF who developed a large purple stripe...

    I had a BLF who developed a large purple stripe on her tongue - probably around 4 or 5. Vets always said it was nothing to worry about. She lived to be about 13.5 yo.

    Betty Knight
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    I had my 13 yo Lab tested last year. She was...

    I had my 13 yo Lab tested last year. She was having major hair loss eventually up to her mid line. I can't remember all the tests but according to the folks I checked with, only HemoPet and...
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    Great accomplishment Barb. I've been doing...

    Great accomplishment Barb. I've been doing agility for years and to get those titles in 15 trials is amazing. The training is so key and a major commitment. I run my husband's Aussie due to his...
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    I have two old gals, but don't tell them they are...

    I have two old gals, but don't tell them they are old. To even retire them from their work (agility) was hard. I feel so lucky to have had them so long and in basically good health. Soot is 14 and...
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    I just had 4 removed from my 13 1/2 yo blf and...

    I just had 4 removed from my 13 1/2 yo blf and she never missed a beat. In fact, she seemed to pick up energy. As with your dog size had become an issue and the vet recommended that 2 of them for...
  13. Thread: ACL injury

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    Good luck on Gracie. My Soot had the TPLO at 4...

    Good luck on Gracie. My Soot had the TPLO at 4 1/2 and there was no rehab available but we followed the vet's recommendation. She is now 14+. According to the Vet/accupuncturist who has seen her...
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    I have a new role model/hero. Go Mom and thanks...

    I have a new role model/hero. Go Mom and thanks for posting.
    Betty Knight
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    The Snow's have it right on some wonderful places...

    The Snow's have it right on some wonderful places to visit. The Bay of Fundy with its incredible Bore Tide is memorable. Another one to add to their list, please excuse the spelling, is something...
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    Congratulations on the great start of his agility...

    Congratulations on the great start of his agility career!

    Betty Knight and the black dogs
    Case Ponds Dynamite Celebration (Dyna) OA MXJ XF Lab
    Hoodoo's Boo Moon (Boo) MX MXJ XF Aussie
    MACH...
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    My 20" Lab jumps up eyeball to eyeball with me at...

    My 20" Lab jumps up eyeball to eyeball with me at the end of every agility run. I'm 5'8". She can do the same with my husband and he is a foot taller!

    Betty Knight
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    Thanks for the help with getting the videos up. ...

    Thanks for the help with getting the videos up. Dyna is a whole lot of dog and can occasionally beat the BCs and Belgian Mals. I am still learning.

    The link for your young pup and owner brought...
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    The two big Labs you might remember are Soot and...

    The two big Labs you might remember are Soot and Kenzie. The youngster is Dyna. The Aussie's name is Boo. When I tried to post the urls it said you have to have posted at least 5 times.

    If you...
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    I would send video urls for 2 Labs and Aussie,...

    I would send video urls for 2 Labs and Aussie, but because I am new to the forum, I have not posted enough to permit that.

    Anne, you have probably seen my older girl run at Moses Lake but not the...
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    Aussie, I run both an Aussie and a Lab. The...

    Aussie,

    I run both an Aussie and a Lab. The Aussie is 18.0", 37# and the Lab is 20.25" and 47#. Both would qualify as very fast, usually placing and qualifying if I keep my head together. My...
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