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  1. Thread: Two dogs

    by Rainmaker
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    Nothing ups your game and learning curve faster...

    Nothing ups your game and learning curve faster than running multiple dogs, few are the same, think about how good pros have to be, for that very reason. Learn to think faster and don't spectate....
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    Sticky: How is that scratch policy unusual? I don't see...

    How is that scratch policy unusual? I don't see anything much different about it than normal? You have to use EE to "scratch" before the close, the club can't do it. Clubs have to refund entry fees...
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    Dave is a good guy and very clean, nice facility...

    Dave is a good guy and very clean, nice facility "up north". FWIW, my dogs are housedogs, they don't forget their home by being gone to the trainer. Might take a few days adjustment but they sure...
  4. Thread: In shock

    by Rainmaker
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    So sorry, losing them suddenly and young is just...

    So sorry, losing them suddenly and young is just too painful and an awful shock to deal with. Godspeed, Rambo.
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    Maybe need to find out what's wrong with the pup...

    Maybe need to find out what's wrong with the pup first? Not sure what pro would take on a limping pup until there's a diagnosis and prognosis, plan of action. Water rehab may not be it.
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    Sticky: Just grateful for the clubs, judges and workers...

    Just grateful for the clubs, judges and workers who volunteer all this so some of us can keep playing. :-)
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    Don't know where the numbers came from in the...

    Don't know where the numbers came from in the rules re; the splits, but someone did the math and that's what got in the rules. HT were supposed to be for the average person with their well-trained...
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    Sticky: I don't expect a club to return an entry fee...

    I don't expect a club to return an entry fee after the close without a valid vet letter. I wouldn't ask and wouldn't be mad if they didn't. My choice to scratch, why should the club eat it, consider...
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    Because that is the AKC rule for HT. Have to...

    Because that is the AKC rule for HT. Have to split a 2 day MH after dog 60, if a 3 day test, then the split is at 90. Sooo a club plans on 2 MH flights, has the judges lined up, workers lined up,...
  10. Thread: New QAA

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    Congrats, Chris, good looking pup too.

    Congrats, Chris, good looking pup too.
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    Sticky: Is the new pre-close scratch fee really that big...

    Is the new pre-close scratch fee really that big of a deal? The HT aren't going to open any sooner than 30 days pre-test now with the new policy. If you don't know your schedule within 30 days, I...
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    They can spot with a UTI. I'd get her checked.

    They can spot with a UTI. I'd get her checked.
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    Sticky: It's pretty simple. Before the current changes,...

    It's pretty simple. Before the current changes, when you scratched before the close, you forfeit the $4.50 you've already paid when you entered the event in the first place. That's being referred by...
  14. The stats are on the OFA site regarding prelims: ...

    The stats are on the OFA site regarding prelims:

    The OFA accepts preliminary consultation radiographs on puppies as young as 4 months of age for evaluation of hip conformation. If the dog is...
  15. Thread: Vet help?

    by Rainmaker
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    From the OFA website: "The OFA accepts...

    From the OFA website:

    "The OFA accepts preliminary consultation radiographs on puppies as young as 4 months of age for evaluation of hip conformation. If the dog is found to be dysplastic at an...
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    Females can be territorial on home ground and not...

    Females can be territorial on home ground and not be so happy to see an invading male. Not always, but, it happens and can make it that much more challenging for breeding two first timers. Bitches...
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    Yes or they may end up like his avatar. ...

    Yes or they may end up like his avatar.[/QUOTE]

    Nothing was said about the dog's abilities. He's a rookie and may not know or understand clearances, and all the hunting ability in the world isn't...
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    Better to bring the female to the male, or at...

    Better to bring the female to the male, or at least, meet on neutral ground. Do progesterone timing to ensure things are on schedule, particularly as you have two first-timers. Please do health...
  19. (WI) FC AFC KPR's Wet Willie x Grady daughter

    Sire: FC AFC KPR's Wet Willie (FC AFC Esprit's Power Play x FC AFC Texanna Yellow Gold, MH) is 74 lbs of talent. 51 Derby points. QAA at 15 months. FC AFC at 3 y/o. Qualified for multiple...
  20. Thread: Slow Bowls

    by Rainmaker
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    The oil will still be there even if you add...

    The oil will still be there even if you add water. I do it with some of my fast eaters.
  21. My condolences, Paul & Susan. So hard to lose...

    My condolences, Paul & Susan. So hard to lose them. Godspeed, Belle.
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    Very sorry for your loss, Justin, taken too soon....

    Very sorry for your loss, Justin, taken too soon. Godspeed, Maggie.
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    :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

    :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
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    Kurt Hallgren's "Early" isn't too bad for a Tiger...

    Kurt Hallgren's "Early" isn't too bad for a Tiger son, makes Kurt look good anyway. ;-)
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    You'd maybe be wrong, on the silver part, anyway....

    You'd maybe be wrong, on the silver part, anyway. There is a silver breeder with a Tiger bitch. Runs the dogs in HT. It's no secret. There is a silver owner with a NFC Patton son that she bred to her...
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