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    The Dam has something to do it with also, but our...

    The Dam has something to do it with also, but our Grady pup who is now owned by Keith Backer, is an amazing dog. Personality is so loving and kind, runs super stylish, and is now QAA.

    I wouldn't...
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    There are some good dogs, like Leica II that had...

    There are some good dogs, like Leica II that had very good derby careers but go on to do better things as Open dogs. Leica qualified for this year's nationals. I think that if a dog needs a tough...
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    Was it a break? No, as Ted clearly states. My...

    Was it a break? No, as Ted clearly states.

    My question was where did the dog start to go on the second bird, and how far away did he get?

    Maybe the dog started to go toward the old fall and the...
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    I have a Carbon x Kimber pup that started running...

    I have a Carbon x Kimber pup that started running derbies a couple of months ago. She went into season right after the first derby, and then got a JAM.

    Time will tell, but I love her and sold all...
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    That's not far from the truth!!! Call Jane :)

    That's not far from the truth!!! Call Jane :)
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    http://www.utopiaretrieverkennel.com/ For...

    http://www.utopiaretrieverkennel.com/

    For puppies, or upcoming litters call or send an email to Jane Patopea too. I've owned two Merlyn female dogs and loved both of them. Both are currently with...
  7. Poll: I said other, because I think it has value and...

    I said other, because I think it has value and people should be able to express political views outside of the normal forum page. Having said that, I do avoid posting or reading the POTUS page. We're...
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    I am going through the same deal. With my...

    I am going through the same deal. With my schedule it's been brutal to get out and train the dog. At first I felt awful and guilty that I was letting my prized female get behind in her training, but...
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    Way to go Kimber and Gary Z, and to the Moore's...

    Way to go Kimber and Gary Z, and to the Moore's with Reagan.
  10. Comparing Facebook to RTF is riduculous. I...

    Comparing Facebook to RTF is riduculous. I haven't read all 10 pages of posts, but they are totally different uses.

    I have Facebook, and it gives me the ability to share photos of my daughter...
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    Congrats Stan...I know you have waited to see the...

    Congrats Stan...I know you have waited to see the results, and I'm sure that Blue Ribbon is something special.

    Good going Denver!!!

    Loren
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    Gonia MegaWhistle from SportDog

    I needed a couple of replacement whistles for my worn out MegaWhistle, so I ordered two more from Sportdog.

    They say it's the original, but as you can see from the photo the whistle is composed of...
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    I just force fetched my first dog, and I would...

    I just force fetched my first dog, and I would never have a dog that wasn't force fetched. Even my wife, who at first didn't want me to do it is now in agreement. why?

    We have a three year old...
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    Here are my thoughts on becoming a FC ...

    Here are my thoughts on becoming a FC

    $$$$$$$$, the right trainer/handler, the right owner/handler, a very talented and consistent dog, and throw in some luck.

    Loren
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    Congrats to Tammy and Lacy. It's going to be fun...

    Congrats to Tammy and Lacy. It's going to be fun watching Lacy in the Amateur/Open.

    and also to Judy Cook with Bella. That's her second win also and as a student handler over the winter, Judy has...
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    Poll: but, i have to remind myself that my 14 month old...

    but, i have to remind myself that my 14 month old dog taught my 5 month puppy how to swim. The bumper competition made it an easy lesson.
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    Poll: I would vote for a stage in training versus age. ...

    I would vote for a stage in training versus age.

    If the dog is in transition training then I wouldn't hesitate to get another puppy. It's easier to train another puppy when your other dogs have a...
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    I'm in the same boat, need a replacement for a...

    I'm in the same boat, need a replacement for a digital camera but I have a ton of Nikon lenses and a very tight budget.

    Went used, and bought a D1X for $300. This camera was $5000 in it's hey day....
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    I'm a big fan of the single with multiple...

    I'm a big fan of the single with multiple gunners, and then teaching the double.

    I would have both gunners out there. Throw the single, and then rethrow and then throw a hand tossed bumper 15-30...
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    I have both, but I use the wingers more often...

    I have both, but I use the wingers more often than the BB's. If I had to redo it, I would have passed on the bumper boy and got a Thunder 500 to simulate the shotgun on a flyer.

    I do enjoy the...
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    Poll: I picked #3. Aderby dog with points has proven it...

    I picked #3. Aderby dog with points has proven it can compete, and will be able to HT and/or Qual.

    I've seen MH dogs not do very well in the Qual while derby dogs have done quite well. It...
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    I think it would be a good ideal. How to collect...

    I think it would be a good ideal. How to collect the cases would be monumental, but the concept is good.

    Loren
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    I second Melanie's invitation. As you can...

    I second Melanie's invitation.

    As you can probably tell, some people take this game really seriously but all in all everybody loves their dog(s). I am addicted to this sport, and really enjoy it...
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    This is my opinion because I am at the exact same...

    This is my opinion because I am at the exact same spot as you. The dogs will pick up at the beginning of the session because they want to pick it up. Genetics.

    At the end of the session they...
  25. Put in Cosmo, and Carbon who have bred many great...

    Put in Cosmo, and Carbon who have bred many great champions too.
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