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  1. Thread: Handler tips

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    Amen to that! ;)

    Amen to that! ;)
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    Marine Corps infantry training; had to stand on a...

    Marine Corps infantry training; had to stand on a line and sing three verses of the Marine Corps hymn in a quonset hut filled with military grade cs gas. Pepper spray in the LA Sheriff's academy was...
  3. Right after refurbishing a 10 year old Dogtra...

    Right after refurbishing a 10 year old Dogtra transmitter I lost it. For the replacement I bought two of these. One for the transmitter and one for the winger remote.
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  4. Another "red diaper baby".

    Another "red diaper baby".
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    I agree though, as an amateur one-dog handler,...

    I agree though, as an amateur one-dog handler, I'm looking forward to seeing the effort succeed.


    My first thoughts: Most amateur handlers with Master level dogs probably can get 6 passes in the...
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    Switched to Dr. Tim's Pursuit last summer for my...

    Switched to Dr. Tim's Pursuit last summer for my working dog. Couldn't be happier so I switched to Kinesis for my older dog. Again great results. For hunting and heavy training I mixed in Momentum...
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    Was on my way home from training. Dogs in the...

    Was on my way home from training. Dogs in the WIRE kennel in the back of the Jeep. Fan on high. Fresh water in the bowl. In the front the sun roof open. Remote dual thermometer to monitor temperature...
  8. Thread: Chewy.com

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    Just placed a reorder for Dr. Tim's with them...

    Just placed a reorder for Dr. Tim's with them today. I've been a customer for about 6 months now and am very impressed with their prices and service. Ordered some supplements that I usually get from...
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    Over the years I have acquired four Son of a...

    Over the years I have acquired four Son of a Guns. I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee and the four fit comfortably with all the other gear and kennel. I mostly train alone. These are light and easy enough...
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    The short (and overly simplified) answer is that...

    The short (and overly simplified) answer is that the money is funnelled back to our military industries.

    The thing that has me scratching my head is why, with the world's foremost genetic...
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    Thank you. I use it on myself for severe...

    Thank you. I use it on myself for severe arthritis in my lower spine. It seems to help quite a bit. I'm just more cautious with my dog. Poor guy got cold tail last week on a day of duck hunting. The...
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    I can't find any reference online. Has anyone...

    I can't find any reference online. Has anyone used or heard of using DMSO for cold tail syndrome?
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    Wonder who you have in mind? :(

    Wonder who you have in mind? :(
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    In the early 1960's the Marines were all...

    In the early 1960's the Marines were all volunteers. If you want motivated war fighters they must be all volunteers. I wouldn't want to rely on an unmotivated draftee to watch my six.
  15. Thread: Wild Ducks?

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    Completely agree. If you participate in hunt...

    Completely agree. If you participate in hunt tests there are always birds available after the test. This extends the use of those birds (that cost over ten bucks each) while at the same time...
  16. Thread: Which dog food?

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    Switched to Dr Tim's Pursuit a few months ago....

    Switched to Dr Tim's Pursuit a few months ago. Couldn't be more satisfied. Bonus, they are advertisers/supporters of this forum. BTW, Chewy's service is excellent.
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    Doing hunt tests for the last four years I've...

    Doing hunt tests for the last four years I've come across some pretty nice Chessies but my first experience with one years ago was awful.

    A hunting buddy was given one that he became very...
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    I'd suggest a compromise (if possible). I just...

    I'd suggest a compromise (if possible). I just sent an older malfunctioning Dogtra RR Deluxe receiver to Dogtra service. For about one third the cost of a new one, including shipping, they repaired...
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    NOOOOO!!!!! Tug of war is a dominance game. You...

    NOOOOO!!!!! Tug of war is a dominance game. You are establishing a very bad habit. If you intend to play this Retriever Game you will be very sorry when he decides to "play" it with a bird. By the...
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    Your key quote is "I don't know". Please read the...

    Your key quote is "I don't know". Please read the article. Their digestive systems are different.

    http://www.woodhavenlabs.com/documents/NutritionPerformance.pdf

    We feed Dr. Tim's Pursuit...
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    Great advice, Harry! I've never heard it...

    Great advice, Harry! I've never heard it explained that way before. It adds a new perspective.

    After this last example of my poor judgement I spent this week setting up over 50 different blind...
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    I really do feel bad for you but I don't get the...

    I really do feel bad for you but I don't get the situation. Was it a mark or a blind? If a blind how can you be judged if the fog hides the dog or the bird. Was it a mark that could be seen on the...
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    Thanks, Paul. I've appreciated your advice in the...

    Thanks, Paul. I've appreciated your advice in the past and I appreciate you taking the time now. It was just bad judgement on my part. He really took a "perfect" line more than halfway to the bird...
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    I'm really sorry to hear about Ellie. What...

    I'm really sorry to hear about Ellie. What happened? Is she all right? I hope she recovers quickly.
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    Two weeks ago I was warned by my mentor that I'm...

    Two weeks ago I was warned by my mentor that I'm too slow on the whistle. My pup doesn't refuse casts. It's just that my judgment is off. In this case, an easy 60 yard blind. He took a perfect line...
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