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    Join a club, go to training nights, contribute...

    Join a club, go to training nights, contribute your time. Watch handlers going to and from the line when you are working a test or trial. Get the job of taking birds from the judges and watch the...
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    Thanks Ed.

    Thanks Ed.
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    Old AKC Registration

    My 1st dog was AKC registered long before the age of computers. I got a partial pedigree when I picked her up, but some of the lines were blanks. At the time I did not know or care who was in her...
  4. "Unfortunately, it's not just at Christmas. I fly...

    "Unfortunately, it's not just at Christmas. I fly at least 30 weeks a year. I am SO disgusted by the fake service dog thing. The number of dogs has increased exponentially. And the people are RUDE. I...
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    I use vasaline. I would ask a vet about using...

    I use vasaline. I would ask a vet about using bag/udder balm so close to their eyes.
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    I have a 1st aid kit that stays in my truck year...

    I have a 1st aid kit that stays in my truck year round.
    Vet wrap
    DuraMax
    Zip Ties
    vet Stapler
    Vaseline
    Musher's Secret (let's just say when a male dog runs all day in dry grass you can't help...
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    Your handling skills tend to improve when you...

    Your handling skills tend to improve when you plunk down the ~ $85 and go out early because you realize you did something wrong and or stupid. I can tell you from experience I'm a slow learner.
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    I assume from your allias that you are located in...

    I assume from your allias that you are located in MN. We are in the midst of FT and HT season now. If you look on www.entryexpress.net there are hunt tests and FTs within 3-4 hour ring of MPLS pretty...
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    All I've enjoyed this, thank you for doing it....

    All I've enjoyed this, thank you for doing it. Please continue as you find time.


    John Buesgens
  10. I have three SOGs and I like them. When using...

    I have three SOGs and I like them. When using them on longer distances it seems like you need to have them throw more straight in the air (birds land closer to the gun) to ensure the dog will see the...
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    Thanks Ted and all, Very interesting! I really...

    Thanks Ted and all, Very interesting!
    I really should be working instead of looking at this:).
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    Hi Pat Conway is who I dealing with with too. It...

    Hi
    Pat Conway is who I dealing with with too. It took a couple weeks between request & response. You may have to be a little patient. Hopefully you've allowed some extra time.
  13. Boy there are a lot of variables to that...

    Boy there are a lot of variables to that question, but here is my $.02. If your club is in the black and you have profitable events already I would see no reason to to become an MN club. On the other...
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    Chuck & Rose, Sorry for your loss. John...

    Chuck & Rose,
    Sorry for your loss.

    John Buesgens
  15. A Nice thing Happened at the Park Today

    After reading some of the stories about dogs in parks and the hassles people go through I thought I'd pass on something nice. I live in a city of about 65,000. Finding place to train is an issue;...
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    I wonder what % of HT and FT participants started...

    I wonder what % of HT and FT participants started in these games with these words "Looking for a gun dog and good companion. I am not looking to do trials or tests with him." ? I know I was one of...
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    Sure, I use them all the time where I train in...

    Sure, I use them all the time where I train in town. I have Dogtra remotes with duck sound. Just press the locate button for the fake quack. That should draw the dogs attention. I like using the...
  18. The ability to get people going at a young age is...

    The ability to get people going at a young age is a difficult due to kids and activities. If you have kids that are active in anything they get (and deserve) your extra time. My son played baseball....
  19. Nice Article about Kelly Farms in Minneapolis Paper

    Good morning all,
    Here is a link to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Just a really nice article about dogs, dog training and the great place we get to train....
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    Yes, and butt is on the ground, ah I can almost...

    Yes, and butt is on the ground, ah I can almost smell that green grass. Nice picture.

    THanks,
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    This info is worth exactly what you are paying...

    This info is worth exactly what you are paying for it. One of my dogs was a bigger chow hound than most. My wife was prying the top off of a salad dressing bottle and it hit the floor. The dog...
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    Crap, I just spent the last 45 minutes reading...

    Crap, I just spent the last 45 minutes reading this when I should have been working on background organization stuff for our spring HT.
  23. Congrats Bill & Ammo!

    Congrats Bill & Ammo!
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    Brandon, I think you are confusing revenue with...

    Brandon,
    I think you are confusing revenue with income "..but what about private individuals? I mean if they have an opportunity to make 10K over a weekend I can see it as worth it for some... but...
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    MG - Really Nice Pics

    MG - Really Nice Pics
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