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    [QUOTE=Jennifer Teed;551123]ignoring the pup when...

    [QUOTE=Jennifer Teed;551123]ignoring the pup when he whimpers. [QUOTE]

    I had the same issue with my pup and using this technique she learned very quickly to stop the whimpering. Sometimes it will...
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    Not to sound like I promoting the shooting of...

    Not to sound like I promoting the shooting of dogs, but at my family’s farm it is common practice to shoot and kill ANY unknown dog that runs across the pasture. All the surrounding farm owners abide...
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    Shoot coots and use them. They work perfectly,...

    Shoot coots and use them. They work perfectly, unless you want them alive.
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    You need a hunting partner? Congrats. Great...

    You need a hunting partner?

    Congrats. Great looking dogs and awesome hunts.
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    The thing about Black Cloud is the wad, not the...

    The thing about Black Cloud is the wad, not the pellets. The flight controlled wad is the real deal. It greatly helps maintaining a constant pattern. It would be nice if they would put it in regular...
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    For those of you who use their dogs for what they...

    For those of you who use their dogs for what they are intended and trained to do, hunt and retrieve game birds, then you should have a great understanding of this... Obedience is always paramount....
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    If the pup wants to and enjoys carring things in...

    If the pup wants to and enjoys carring things in his mouth then i would let him and praise him for it. It will be easier to transition to carrying a duck in place of some random object than...
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    My pup tried this for a week after I got her...

    My pup tried this for a week after I got her home. Sometimes she really did have to "GO" in the middle of the night. Other times, she was just screwing with me bc she wanted out of her crate. Here is...
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    Your best shot is to go to the doctor and get a...

    Your best shot is to go to the doctor and get a shot of Benedryl (sp?). It shoutld be back to normal the next morning.
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    I did the exact same thing. I looked for Pet...

    I did the exact same thing. I looked for Pet Porter but they are way overpriced and ended up buying a remington from our academy in South Carolina. It was way less expensive and i have never had a...
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    Make sure you have Cherokee Foothills Retriever...

    Make sure you have Cherokee Foothills Retriever Club on your list!

    cherokeefoothillshrc.net

    Btw Its nice to see other people from SC on here!
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    Looks good. I agree with Socks, you will also...

    Looks good. I agree with Socks, you will also want to add Heel and a release. I use "ok" to release aswell. Wish i hadnt but i cant come up with a better release word so whatever. If it works then...
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    First off, thanks to everyone for your insight...

    First off, thanks to everyone for your insight and help.

    Ducktruk- I actually asked about why he wanted so many stands and blinds too. he said he likes using them all with his dogs that are...
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    Ok. I apologize for all the confusion. I didnt...

    Ok. I apologize for all the confusion. I didnt word that very well at all. Here is the list he has compiled.

    K-9 Kondo Kit without Barrel (30)
    Stainless Steel Kennel Cup, Clamp Style, 20 oz (30)...
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    Opening a New Kennel

    A buddy of mine is seriously considering opening his own kennel. He loves training and working with his dogs as well as other peoples. He has worked for another kennel for a little more than 7 years...
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    Lost the drive

    My 10 month old YLF has just recently lost all drive to retrieve. It was like overnight she just decided she didnt want to go anymore. She is in heat right now and i know it is hotter than hell but...
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    First off, i had the same problem so i understand...

    First off, i had the same problem so i understand what your dealing with and its a huge pain in the ass. Just relax. The bitter apple on the leash worked for me. Get the gel so it stays o there a...
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    Training During Heat Cycle?

    My YFL is 10 months old and just started her first heat cycle. We are in the begining of FF right now and i really dont know whether to wait until she is done with her cycle or continue FF during it....
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    I have no experience in either event but in my opinion judges in both events should be hunters and have hunting licenses. From what i have learned about these events they are set up to test the dogs...
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    I totally agree with everyone else. Don't expect...

    I totally agree with everyone else. Don't expect too much because its really not feasible for a 10 week old pup to do too much. I would keep up the obedience but keep it total fun. No punishment or...
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    Fish Oil???

    I was recently at the local zoo and was talking to one of the zoo keepers while she was feeding an ocelot. She mentioned that they add fish oil to the food to help the cats coat shine and look...
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    Just remember that the pup WILL cry and whine....

    Just remember that the pup WILL cry and whine. Especially if your trip is within the first few days of pup being taken away from momma and the litter. You can minimize the whining by wrapping a clock...
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    Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for their...

    Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for their help. My pup is much better. Still not sure what it was but after not eating for 24 hours and then only eating boiled chicken and rice for almost a...
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    welcome to the beginning of the "teenage" period....

    welcome to the beginning of the "teenage" period. this is just a phase. my pup did the same thing right around 4 to 5 months and it passes in a few weeks. Make sure you keep the check cord on pup so...
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    I didnt even think of Giardia. We were up at my...

    I didnt even think of Giardia. We were up at my families farm and she went wild in the creeks everyday. I didnt think anything about the creek water possibly being infected because its not stagnant...
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