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    Alan Madsen won the Open, giving Mel his AFC. ...

    Alan Madsen won the Open, giving Mel his AFC. That's the only open result I know.

    For the Am: 16 of 33 dogs (4 scratches) were called back to the land blind yesterday afternoon, but after about...
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    As far as the immune system goes, the skin is the...

    As far as the immune system goes, the skin is the first defense against anything. It is naive to think that you are doing no harm by applying chemicals that alter the way the skin communicates with...
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    The risk of acquiring a tick borne disease from a...

    The risk of acquiring a tick borne disease from a tick in Utah is almost zilch. So most of the decision to use (or not to use) something like Nexgard or Bravecto or Frontline or .... is about the...
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    Anyone tried the Buff fishing gloves to protect...

    Anyone tried the Buff fishing gloves to protect the hands? Can you throw ducks wearing them, and do they really stay dry?
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    Those Buffs look worth a try and would work with...

    Those Buffs look worth a try and would work with the ear muffs and ball cap.

    Plus they make them for dogs, so if you got a Golden just rotate them in with you bandanas:
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    Only $125??? What brand? The ones suggested...

    Only $125??? What brand?

    The ones suggested by Buck were $900, not sure if that is per pair or per ear...either way a lot of money.
  7. Thread: Nexgard

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    How much is the Bravecto? My vet quoted me...

    How much is the Bravecto?

    My vet quoted me $55 for 3 doses of Nexgard in the 60-121 lb dog size. They do not have Bravecto.

    I'm on the fence about using it. Ticks are worse than usual this...
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    I have been looking all over for behind the head...

    I have been looking all over for behind the head ear muffs! I just ordered a similar pair from Amazon that has a tapered top that should fit under a hat better, and also is supposed to let voices be...
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    Thanks, but these are a breed of the orange...

    Thanks, but these are a breed of the orange spongy things I can't use. I have tried some like these and they are beyond uncomfortable, they hurt. Apparently I have small ear canals, and the orange...
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    The wide brim hats are incompatible with the...

    The wide brim hats are incompatible with the ear-muff style of hearing protection that I like. The orange spongy things are uncomfortable.

    Sunburn vs. deafness: how to choose...
  11. I have visited Carol's website, I assume she...

    I have visited Carol's website, I assume she still looks like that.

    On the other hand I have met other RTFers and they looked nothing like the pics on their websites!
  12. I also pictured you with dark hair, cut short and...

    I also pictured you with dark hair, cut short and sassy.

    Tell me you have gone brunette, and sport a shorter, sassy haircut these days???
  13. Sort of wild and bossy, in a good way! None...

    Sort of wild and bossy, in a good way!

    None of that, "I don't care, what ever you want to do" passive crap.
  14. Carol! Did you get to meet Bridget? Is she just...

    Carol! Did you get to meet Bridget? Is she just like I imagined???

    :razz::razz::razz:
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    Why are you assuming that the gun stations are...

    Why are you assuming that the gun stations are conspicuous? The gun stations might be totally concealed in the Master level tests. It is possible that the only thing the dog could see was the...
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    Disciplined casting is when you teach the dog to...

    Disciplined casting is when you teach the dog to take casts, after it has made the retrieve. So the dog is on the way back with the bird, you stop it and cast it to and fro.
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    What do y'all use for water dishes to keep the...

    What do y'all use for water dishes to keep the water melted in the winter, and cool in the summer? The water in the metal buckets I have strapped to the sides freezes too fast in the winter, and...
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    Much thanks, all. Your comments and ideas have...

    Much thanks, all. Your comments and ideas have helped me think about my needs and space restrictions differently.

    I am now thinking that I just need to add flooring to my existing chain link dog...
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    Don, I like the decking idea for the floor. ...

    Don, I like the decking idea for the floor. Looks more comfortable for the dogs than concrete, especially in the heat we get here.
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    Minimum size for outdoor dog run

    Is there a rule of thumb? I have two Labs that each need a run. I am wanting a safe place to stash the dogs when either I need them out of the way or no one is home to watch them. My yard is tiny,...
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    Nothing more attractive to a dog than a nearly...

    Nothing more attractive to a dog than a nearly ripe tomato...

    Maybe you think: one more day till it's perfect.

    Then POOF! It's gone.

    Gave up trying regards...
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    This is a terrible situation, I'm sorry about...

    This is a terrible situation, I'm sorry about your dog.

    When I read your OP all the kissy face stuff got the alarm bells going in my head.

    Dog licks our face, it means something. If we kiss...
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    What I don't get is that the ads tell you what...

    What I don't get is that the ads tell you what they want for a deposit on a puppy, but they won't tell you the cost of the puppy.

    Who cares how much the deposit is, if you don't know how much the...
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    I'm probably no help, but I want to welcome you,...

    I'm probably no help, but I want to welcome you, and hope you get some ideas about how to proceed with your dog.

    I think you are on the right track, you want the dog amped to chase stuff---you...
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    Go ahead and wait. Your dog doesn't really...

    Go ahead and wait.

    Your dog doesn't really need to see.
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