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    If you ignore this situation, here's what...

    If you ignore this situation, here's what happens: When you start handling your dog in the field and she decides to lay down, you may not be able to see her. Or worse, she can't see you. If she's...
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    Consider frost fee. I have one of those $150 Home...

    Consider frost fee. I have one of those $150 Home Depot freezers that isn't frost free because I am cheap that way. However, when my brother offered me a free freezer that he was giving away because...
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    Good point.

    Good point.
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    The voice of reason.

    The voice of reason.
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    One aspect that I don't know has been considered:...

    One aspect that I don't know has been considered: if there are lots of QAA dogs coming back through seeking a QA2, doesn't that make the competition to get a QAA a bit stiffer?

    I am in the...
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    I saw on another thread that Train-rite is...

    I saw on another thread that Train-rite is temporarily out of business due to a death. They are moving to SC and expect to be up and running in February.
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    Quack- you certainly generated a long discussion....

    Quack- you certainly generated a long discussion. I think you're in the same place as I when I began training my first field dog. My experience had been in obedience. It just seemed counterintuitive...
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    Eug- I have some concerns as well about this...

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    I have some concerns as well about this becoming his permanent food for several reasons, but my vet assures me it's fine.

    How would one go about increasing water intake other than...
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    Dr Ed- I believe struvite, but I will double...

    Dr Ed- I believe struvite, but I will double check.
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    Bladder Stones Special Diet Foods

    My Golden developed bladder stones. They were surgically removed and he seems fine. The problem is that my vet prescribed Royal Canin SO for urinary tract problems. This food is $58 for 25lbs ! ...
  11. One more for the glory of the corp.

    One more for the glory of the corp.
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    Austin, Texas area.

    Austin, Texas area.
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    Not if it is made by a sponsor or has a sponsor's...

    Not if it is made by a sponsor or has a sponsor's name on it.
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    Four. Three Goldens 8, 7 and a 15 month female...

    Four. Three Goldens 8, 7 and a 15 month female plus a female pug. All we need.
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    Throw one more at you- Judy Aycock and Danny...

    Throw one more at you- Judy Aycock and Danny Farmer have a marvelous set of DVDs out.
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    Oh, and to echo your last poster, be sure your...

    Oh, and to echo your last poster, be sure your pup is fully conditioned to gunfire before you use it.
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    It's a shame Dr Ed, but you are absolutely...

    It's a shame Dr Ed, but you are absolutely correct.
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    You can expect 100+ yards depending on the load,...

    You can expect 100+ yards depending on the load, and to get your dog to progress beyond the distance you can throw a dummy, it is the most economical route.

    The shoulder stock is a good idea. It...
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    I think the real question was how does distance...

    I think the real question was how does distance of the blinds affect the decision to FF?

    My opinion: it doesn't. I would FF the dog if I expected 100 or 500 yards. There is so much more to FF than...
  20. I prefer Butch's written materials, not so much...

    I prefer Butch's written materials, not so much for content, but format. I don't personally like the more of an outline approach Evan uses. That being said, Butch doesn't have video. I really...
  21. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    As to testing 2tall, it has all been done with...

    As to testing 2tall, it has all been done with the understanding that tests for tick borne disease is not always accurate. We put him on doxy from the beginning because of the known weaknesses of the...
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    Big Thanks to Handlers at Sooner RC

    I have a heart condition and woke up not feeling well. But, it was the last series of a Master Test, so I figured I would tough it out. Went to the test. Apparently, dog wasn't exactly at his best...
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    Big Thanks to Guys at Sooner RC

    I have a heart condition and woke up not feeling well. But, it was the last series of a Master Test, so I figured I would tough it out. Went to the test. Apparently, dog wasn't exactly at his best...
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    The latest- effort has dwindled, but not as bad...

    The latest- effort has dwindled, but not as bad as before. Nevertheless he is still acting stupid

    Got the results back on thyroid tests. He is fine on two of the three hormones(?), including...
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    Plenty of fat show labs for that.

    Plenty of fat show labs for that.
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