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    I believe that 'CCL' & 'OCD' problems are largely...

    I believe that 'CCL' & 'OCD' problems are largely genetic, especially when you see them in young dogs (less than a year). BUT, how many breeders have you heard of that will give any guarantee...
  2. You can get them at RADIO SHACK for about a third...

    You can get them at RADIO SHACK for about a third of the price of Dogtra or Tri-tronics.
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    I have two treadmills that I picked up at yard...

    I have two treadmills that I picked up at yard sales ($200. total), that I have in a finished off room in the barn, my two labs love em. I have a little workshop in there where I tinker around while...
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    Young dog ACL issues caused by OCD?

    Reading the thread on ACLs and genetics finally gave me the confidence to post this. We have a lab that moved weird at 5 or 6 months old (yes, from a prominant field sire) and just wasn't right. ...
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    Maybe try a frozen Kong with peanut butter and...

    Maybe try a frozen Kong with peanut butter and have someone hold that still for him so he stays in position. He would be moving enough to lick the kong, but it might work. This is very helpful for...
  6. Poll: If Lassie had been a labrador, Timmie would not...

    If Lassie had been a labrador, Timmie would not have ended up in the well in the first place. ;-)
  7. Poll: BISCUIT EATER Cried when I saw it 50 some...

    BISCUIT EATER Cried when I saw it 50 some years ago, and it still brings tears to my eyes.
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    Bill, I have a fence line that I use to teach...

    Bill, I have a fence line that I use to teach heeling, I then come back to that fence to teach right and left back. Sit the dog next to the fence, you stand about 5yds away also next to the fence,...
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    Congratulations! You have a good looking dog. ...

    Congratulations! You have a good looking dog. Your GRCH 500 point claim isn't correct, however. My wife is the owner/trainer/handler of two goldens with dual titles. One is a GRCH HRCH and the...
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    sights to see

    Bill, Make sure that your list of obvious places includes 'Mt. Rushmore' , after dark, when they turn the spotlights on the faces, and then someone will play a recording of 'The Star Spangled...
  11. Where are you storing your food? Do you keep it...

    Where are you storing your food? Do you keep it in the original bag? Sometimes if you put the food in a different container, it will get a sour smell or taste from that container.
  12. Aussie, are you proposing a game of 'Show me...

    Aussie, are you proposing a game of 'Show me yours , I'll show you mine' ?
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    Gots to give the Gooser credit, his post are...

    Gots to give the Gooser credit, his post are entertaining.
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    Ainley boxes are made of Anodized aluminum, and I...

    Ainley boxes are made of Anodized aluminum, and I would guess some other brands are also. I have an Ainley that is about 16yrs old and it has not rubbed off on a dog yet.
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    OCD in the stifles(knees)

    I have a 14mo old BLM who has had weakness in the rear for about six months. After numerous vet visits with multiple vets, I am told that he has OCD(osteochondritis) affecting both knees. This has...
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    FWIW, I have a Dog Den III that does not have a...

    FWIW, I have a Dog Den III that does not have a heater. I cut a black rubber stall mat to fit inside for the dogs to lay on. It is shared by two old labs ( 12 & 13 yrs old). It is inside an unheated...
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    'Brevail' & 'Sperm One'

    In an effort to increase his sperm count before Collecting and Freezing it, the Reproduction Vet put my 5yr old male on 'Brevail' and 'Sperm One'. He told me that it should not affect his behavior. ...
  18. Thread: hrc rant

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    You know I was at that test this weekend also, I...

    You know I was at that test this weekend also, I had loaned my goose call to a new handler who didn't bring any kind of call at all. But, I knew ahead of time that those two would have a party horn...
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    Bill, I buy stall mats from TSC, they are...

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    I buy stall mats from TSC, they are 4'x6' and about 1/2" thick. I use them in the inside portion of the kennels. You can cut them with a sabre saw, and a couple times a year I drag them out...
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    I have tried the tri-tronics 'fLASHER'. I didn't...

    I have tried the tri-tronics 'fLASHER'. I didn't like it, I thought it made the collar too bulky, I thought it flashed too slowly, and I thought it ate the charge up on the collar very quickly.
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    If I was you, I would go to the school and in a...

    If I was you, I would go to the school and in a cool, calm, collected, and gentlemanly manner and retrieve the board. I would take the board home and then my son and I together would replace the...
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    Steve, I don't know how common it is, so...

    Steve,

    I don't know how common it is, so hopefully you'll get a vet opinion. My golden became temporarily deaf from Otomax in the one ear we were treating. He started acting really weird on a...
  23. My golden is healing up now from a 6 inch...

    My golden is healing up now from a 6 inch incision to remove a chain of tumors FROM A RABIES VACCINATION SITE that are thankfully not cancerous. Any of you who know me know that this could have been...
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    What to plant for training field?

    We are planning to purchase a 13 acre field in Indiana that used to have alfalfa in it but was just plowed. We are wanting something that is safe for the dogs (no spraying, dangerous seeds, etc.)...
  25. Thread: New HRCH!

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    Way to go Abby!!!!!!!!!! I am very happy for...

    Way to go Abby!!!!!!!!!! I am very happy for you. Sorry we weren't there to see it. You have worked so hard, and you certainly have dogs to be proud of. This is a day you will remember for the...
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