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    HD is about 30% heritable. Management issues...

    HD is about 30% heritable.

    Management issues that are known to contribute to the expression of HD (greatest effect on a young puppy)
    - poor footing
    - obesity
    - improper exercise or extreme...
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    Everything that annoys you is not dominant...

    Everything that annoys you is not dominant behavior. Try not to perceive your puppy as your adversary. He's just a little guy that is pre-programmed to burn off steam by rough-housing with...
  3. It's funny you should mention that. At one point...

    It's funny you should mention that. At one point I noticed that I kept more 'first born' puppies than other birth positions.

    However, I've also noticed more first born puppies pass away as...
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    Every reputable breeder tests for EIC before...

    Every reputable breeder tests for EIC before breeding so we know we are not producing affected puppies. That's the what the test is for and when it's used this way, it completely eliminates...
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    You should contact John Broucek or Mary Tatum to...

    You should contact John Broucek or Mary Tatum to find out about upcoming breedings. http://watermark-retrievers.com/howdy/

    I have attached a pic of my two Howdy puppies, they are both out of Lock...
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    That is interesting. I would have thought that...

    That is interesting. I would have thought that there would be some legal requirement to actually have 'proven' a test before it can be made commercially available.
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    Yes, I understand the tradition - used to be...

    Yes, I understand the tradition - used to be among the crowd of removers myself. 'Back in the day' when I did remove dewclaws, I did them myself and never had a problem with the removal...
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    Sled dog breeders remove them so that booties are...

    Sled dog breeders remove them so that booties are easier to fit, they normally secure right where the dewclaw sits. Dews aren't removed to better punch through crusty snow as most people would not be...
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    I guess I'm the only black sheep here breeding...

    I guess I'm the only black sheep here breeding field dogs with dewclaws on. No issues with snow, furniture, being caught on things while hunting, etc. Less issues with wiping out at speed on slick...
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    How long is this puppy in the crate in total...

    How long is this puppy in the crate in total during a 24 hour period?
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    Are you spending a lot of time at the off-leash...

    Are you spending a lot of time at the off-leash dog park by any chance?
  12. he will definitely not be okay until Monday. Need...

    he will definitely not be okay until Monday. Need to come up with a better plan than leaving him on his own until then. Have you met this dog before? Did the owner leave any emergency contact numbers...
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    Nice to see the puppy getting some grouse at this...

    Nice to see the puppy getting some grouse at this age. I have found that the younger you can introduce them to grouse specifically (with those dry feathers that like to stick in the dog's mouth), the...
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    Nick: You asked what is the difference between a...

    Nick:
    You asked what is the difference between a silver puppy and their standard colored littermate.

    My answer (I can't respond for anyone else): Nothing except the fact that one is DQ and the...
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    This thread is useless without a PUPPY PHOTO! :) ...

    This thread is useless without a PUPPY PHOTO! :)

    p.s. to the original poster, some of the dogs in your pup's pedigree are in the retriever hall of fame so you might have fun reading about them...
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    Copper Storage Disease in Labradors

    Paw Print Genetics posted this today on facebook:

    Enrollment now open. Paw Print Genetics is seeking samples from Labrador Retrievers with a diagnosis of Copper Storage Disease. Samples submitted...
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    Same here- no water for fear of increasing risk...

    Same here- no water for fear of increasing risk of pyo.
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    I'd wait until after you get the OFA results...

    I'd wait until after you get the OFA results anyway. On the off-chance there is an abnormality there that would lead you to not want to breed her, at least you won't have to woe over money spent on...
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    You might be better to look into an...

    You might be better to look into an 'ovary-sparing spay'. Basically, uterus is removed, but ovaries are left- so hormones are still there but no chance of pyometra (if it's done correctly) because...
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    Yes. You need to apply to the CDC in advance for...

    Yes. You need to apply to the CDC in advance for permission to bring an unvaccinated (for rabies) dog or puppy into the US. If they give you permission it will be on the condition that you sign a...
  21. That's so cute!!! voted :)

    That's so cute!!! voted :)
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    Way to go Henry! I wonder what kind of marketing...

    Way to go Henry! I wonder what kind of marketing campaign McDonald's would put out if they knew how many dogs received cheeseburgers as rewards lol!
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    Assuming you mean side by side (fresh) AI, it's...

    Assuming you mean side by side (fresh) AI, it's not that difficult. There are often seminars hosted by breed clubs, which is how I learned. If you can get an experienced breeder or a repro vet to...
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    Congratulations! That is a huge accomplishment....

    Congratulations! That is a huge accomplishment. As an obedience 'newbie' I am so impressed to see these top teams with their consistency and precision. Being at the top of the list is something to be...
  25. I am not a pro-silver person by any means but I...

    I am not a pro-silver person by any means but I really hope you didn't actually say that about a dog you were judging, before you'd even see it work... that seems rather unsportsmanlike particularly...
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