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    Poll: Name Game for a Female Chocolate Lab

    I kept a female out of my last litter, and am torn between a few possible names.

    Burrdog's Tennessee White Lightning - "Shine"
    Burrdog's Tennessee Flower - "Iris"
    Burrdog's September Chocolate...
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    Genetic Testing Step-By-Step

    I went through this same learning process a couple of years ago. While I was going through it, I documented the steps and what was required. I've tried to capture all of this information in an...
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    With these types of legislation, it seems the...

    With these types of legislation, it seems the devil is always in the details. How will enforcement officials interpret the language? My brother-in-law is having trouble with some neighbors b/c they...
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    On 9/11/01, I was a freshman at UT, having been...

    On 9/11/01, I was a freshman at UT, having been there merely a month. All of us were still trying to figure out how to live on our own, how to be completely self-reliant, and how to deal with the new...
  5. Yep, appetite will fall off close to delivery...

    Yep, appetite will fall off close to delivery time for the pups. I switch to canned puppy food, and offer it with some dry kibble. She'll eat when she needs to, and she'll only eat what she wants. ...
  6. Thread: New Website

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    Link

    Sorry about that, the link is www.burrdogs.com
  7. Thread: New Website

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    New Website

    Hey Folks,

    Over the past 5+ years, you all have provided me with more help and information than you can possibly know. I've been running and judging hunt tests since 2008, and RTF helped get me...
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    I agree, obedience is the answer here. But one...

    I agree, obedience is the answer here. But one trick I used early on was to run with my back against a wall or fence. There is no option to run around you then.
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    Kennel helps in the field if you are using a dog...

    Kennel helps in the field if you are using a dog blind, dog box attached to a blind, or dog box on the end of a pit. To my dogs, kennel means get in something.
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    Poll: Lucky underwear? Coins in a fountain - threw...

    Lucky underwear?

    Coins in a fountain - threw away money
    rabbit's foot - wasn't lucky for the rabbit
    clover - you killed it to get it
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    My dog used to un-twist the chain link by moving...

    My dog used to un-twist the chain link by moving her paws in a digging motion. She would move them in and out, and the chain link would actually unwind upwards from the bottom until she had a...
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    That picture is awesome! Perfect placement.

    That picture is awesome! Perfect placement.
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    Gotta love pups, and you gotta love grown up dogs...

    Gotta love pups, and you gotta love grown up dogs that put up with pups!
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    Man, if that was my dog, I'd tie a bumper on the...

    Man, if that was my dog, I'd tie a bumper on the end of a long pole and hold it in front of him in the boat. Save gas not having to run a motor!
  15. Excellent work, 6 in a row is very tough.

    Excellent work, 6 in a row is very tough.
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    I had a training buddy who's bitch had the sticky...

    I had a training buddy who's bitch had the sticky problem on the last bird of a test. He started working with her in training to fix it. Some people suggested having a toy or tennis ball for the...
  17. Thread: Introduction

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    You can learn a ton from the folks on this forum....

    You can learn a ton from the folks on this forum. I would highly suggest finding someone to train with that has been in it for a while. Even with me starting out with the Wolters stuff and then...
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    I haven't judged much myself, but I would setup a...

    I haven't judged much myself, but I would setup a double land blind with some real meat to them. Finish today, cut deep, and have fewer dogs running a large triple/quad setup. If you setup the...
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    Gorgeous golden, congrats

    Gorgeous golden, congrats
  20. Thread: New JH

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    Congratulations! A great start to hopefully a...

    Congratulations! A great start to hopefully a great career.
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    He's 10 weeks old, I wouldn't worry about it. ...

    He's 10 weeks old, I wouldn't worry about it. Inside the house is his safe spot. My black dog hates the heat, and doesn't stay out in it very long either. But when those bumpers come out, he's a...
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    Awesome Father's Day, congratulations!

    Awesome Father's Day, congratulations!
  23. Thread: We did it!!!!

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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    Nice! Sometimes I miss the puppy stage for...

    Nice! Sometimes I miss the puppy stage for things like this. Then I remember the chewing, digging, teething, shredding, not coming when called, ......
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    Agreed, my dogs run harder after a few days off,...

    Agreed, my dogs run harder after a few days off, but they lose stamina. They run extra hard on the first setup, but a long memory mark on a third setup will have them slowed down quite a bit.
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