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  1. You only want to use the nick every 3rd - 5th...

    You only want to use the nick every 3rd - 5th command, mix it up so he can't predict. I have read that it is not unusual for a softer dog to "crowd" you, try to get near you to be safe after a few...
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    Adorable pictures. It is also nice to hear that...

    Adorable pictures. It is also nice to hear that experienced people like you even make the mistakes of throwing that extra bumper.Love your progress posts, keep em up!
  3. Thread: Wet birds

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    Does he pick up a fresh killed duck tossed in a...

    Does he pick up a fresh killed duck tossed in a pond? If yes, I would be content, but obviously there are many different standards on this. Not being familiar with GSPs, do you have a local NAVDHA...
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    I do not have tons of experience, but am...

    I do not have tons of experience, but am following Hillmann for first time with our current 7 mo puppy(previously used Lardy+ other reading etc). I have always been able to open puppies mouths at any...
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    Another good reason I live in Maine, no poisonous...

    Another good reason I live in Maine, no poisonous snakes in our state. One less training thing to worry about ;)
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    Thanks Renee, but vet did full panel of blood...

    Thanks Renee, but vet did full panel of blood work, nothing out of range, except related to inflammatory response to Lyme. He is 7 mo old now, was 6 mo when this happened.
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    I guess this is really off topic, but the reason...

    I guess this is really off topic, but the reason Bob Ballard regrets making the location of the Titanic public is that he has always been against salvage of the wreckage. He believes it is a...
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    Yes, friend of mine relayed scarey story of...

    Yes, friend of mine relayed scarey story of having to go into the water after her young Golden that got tangled up and started to panic. Jill is extremely petite and she had to swim out quite aways....
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    I try to include sire and dam somehow, then add...

    I try to include sire and dam somehow, then add my own twist. Usually I have the opposite problem from these posters. I end up with a huge long list of possible names, and just wait to see which one...
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    It would be interesting to find out how many bird...

    It would be interesting to find out how many bird dogs of any breed are allergic to birds!

    Many labs seem to have seasonal responses to what most people assume are pollens etc. Vets frequently...
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    Ditto on paint rollers. Nice soft and...

    Ditto on paint rollers. Nice soft and lightweight, especially when teething. Some say to use rolled up socks at your pup's age, but I never encourage them to put things in their mouth that might...
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    You mentioned pre-medicating her with benadryl....

    You mentioned pre-medicating her with benadryl. If benadryl works for your dog and doesn't make her too sleepy it is good idea. Many dogs have no relief with benadryl. There are several human over...
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    I have heard excellent things about bee pollen,...

    I have heard excellent things about bee pollen, it is rich in protein, amino acids and vitamins(especially Bcomplex!). Humans often claim to use local honey to build up their immunity to local...
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    E Collar Technologies, started out as Einstein E...

    E Collar Technologies, started out as Einstein E Collars, has many different models for the pet dogs. I have read some very good reviews of their collars on RTF and elsewhere. They have a mini model...
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    Depends on type of area you are moving to....

    Depends on type of area you are moving to. Smaller towns or rural areas you won't have much selection, set up interviews with each local vet. Bigger city, try contacting many boarding kennels,...
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    First weeks focus- bonding, housetraining, and...

    First weeks focus- bonding, housetraining, and lots of "happy timing" walks in woods and fields to accustom the pup to all different terrain and make her bold and steady on her feet climbing over...
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    If I were her, I would contact all local vets and...

    If I were her, I would contact all local vets and find out what level of training their assistants have. You don't have to mention potential future job seeking, could just say you want to know about...
  18. Thread: DDC Vet

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    I was told OFA only accepts results from France...

    I was told OFA only accepts results from France for CNM, just as other tests such as EIC must be from lab that originated the test. I did not check that info myself, figured since had to be sent...
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    I had previously read about his regrets,...

    I had previously read about his regrets, unfortunately it is too late once the cat(or Labradoodle) was let out of the bag. I went to see Robert Ballard speak over 20yr ago. He said if he could do it...
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    I found a good solution to some of the health...

    I found a good solution to some of the health issues was to put the pup in a large shopping cart, thus no contact with the floor where all the germs are. This worked well at Lowes, Home Depot, Harbor...
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    The smile on Jessi's face says it all. Everyone...

    The smile on Jessi's face says it all. Everyone involved in putting that smile on that beautiful face deserves a big thanx and congrats, but I bet the feeling they got from helping her is better than...
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    Agree, a "real" fence also keeps out intruders,...

    Agree, a "real" fence also keeps out intruders, plus the issue of a dog that pushes through the pain to leave the yard but then cannot return; much safer all around for a dog to have a true barrier....
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    If it is Lyme, they usually react very quickly to...

    If it is Lyme, they usually react very quickly to doxycycline. Now that we are such a mobile society, often we can be exposed to diseases not common in our residential area. 20+ years ago I lived...
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    Throwing rocks to make a splash and draw puppies...

    Throwing rocks to make a splash and draw puppies to the fall area is a great tactic in training. I don't think I ever would have thought of bringing a bucketful of them on a hunting trip.
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    I will look forward to hearing more experienced...

    I will look forward to hearing more experienced replies.
    I thought the whole object is "introduction" , and as long as pup is excited and chases the first bird it is given that is considered a...
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