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    Interesting how the 2 folks who worked their guts...

    Interesting how the 2 folks who worked their guts out for this (and other) trials, are the ones who post a thank you to all the workers!

    These trials would not happen without Dave Kress & Mike...
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    Q?

    Qual callbacks to 4th?
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    Jim-- The tie-back is the procedure that we...

    Jim-- The tie-back is the procedure that we talked about that I did with Dancer, at 13 yrs. Very successful.

    They do this at Guelph, preceded by a thorough geriatric check-up, which is valuable...
  4. Warm-up/ Conditioning before an event: other benefits too!!!

    I am posting this because Dennis' thread on "excitement bumpers" began a new topic: the benefit of warming up a dog before performance events.

    i began to really take this seriously when Sledge...
  5. Huge congratulations to Sherwin & Guide!! Hey...

    Huge congratulations to Sherwin & Guide!! Hey Sherwin, maybe Guide's portrait should now be 10' x 12'!! (I do the National winners' portraits).

    I did not get to see the 10th (Ready went out after...
  6. National invitations are reciprocal across the...

    National invitations are reciprocal across the border: The National Open/Am winner dogs in both countries qualify for both of the next Nat. Open/Ams across the border. (ie, the winner of this US...
  7. Bev and Jerry-- I am so sorry to hear of this. ...

    Bev and Jerry-- I am so sorry to hear of this. Connie
  8. Flatlands Hallie's Comet ("Dancer") MH MNH*** 3/21/97 - 4/25/12

    She was a Chesapeake.

    She stood out right away when she grabbed the pigeon & took off, with the pack of littermates tearing after her.

    She was the birdiest dog we've ever seen.

    She was a...
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    I've been watching you two since last winter--...

    I've been watching you two since last winter-- congratulations!! Connie
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    Dancer had her surgery at 13, is now 15 & has...

    Dancer had her surgery at 13, is now 15 & has lived a completely normal life post-op. she did however later develop neuropathy in her rear end, which has slowly progressed in deterioration of...
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    This sounds like carpal flexion...

    This sounds like carpal flexion syndrome--something i've had in a few chessie litters, although it usually shows up a few weeks earlier.

    if it is this syndrome, there is nothing you can or should...
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    I had a chessie pup born years ago, both ears...

    I had a chessie pup born years ago, both ears were folded & creased at the tip. Within a few days the tips fell off--she looked cute but noticeable with shorter ears when she matured.

    Only thing...
  13. I have found that many dogs that were labeled by...

    I have found that many dogs that were labeled by their owners (or others around them) as "too soft" were actually "quite sensitive."

    There are many other traits in dogs which affect their...
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    Congratulations to Emmit et al. Quite an...

    Congratulations to Emmit et al. Quite an accomplishment!




    How many years since a dog is in the Open National which is trained completely by an Amateur and lasts until the 10th? And I don't...
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    ALICE'S LE COMPTE BAY PATE This is addictive,...

    ALICE'S LE COMPTE BAY PATE

    This is addictive, & great for folks like me who aren't wild about duck.

    -4 duck breasts (halves)
    - 1/8 tsp thyme
    -2 bay leaves ...
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    I think that Scott still goes to the line every...

    I think that Scott still goes to the line every time w/ his heart in his throat wondering if Blue will stay; I doubt if he'll mind my saying that he has spent many frustrating years trying to get...
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    The "Christmas Tree Drill" is an advanced version...

    The "Christmas Tree Drill" is an advanced version of the split drill ( I do it periodically w/ my AA dogs to tune up casting--plus, they love it). With the big dogs you don't need to teach all the...
  18. The water series was a tough little retired...

    The water series was a tough little retired momma-poppa w/ a wipe-out go-bird landing in line to both marks, and another retired bird off to the left. Cold, evil wind & rain prevailed. Didn't see all...
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    I paid $150 for the implant; my repro vet would...

    I paid $150 for the implant; my repro vet would not predict total final cost since apparently removal is a bit trickier than implant & can vary a bit. It turned out I was not charged for removal...
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    We used ovuplant for a breeding several years...

    We used ovuplant for a breeding several years ago; it is especially nice if you're doing a surgical AI because it can be removed at the same time.

    I have been evangelizing on this topic ever...
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    Poll: I have 2 Alpha 209s; the first developed an issue...

    I have 2 Alpha 209s; the first developed an issue where the trigger would not return to normal after firing & had to be manually returned. gave it back to Rob at Zinger, he fixed it for free, has...
  22. I have done tons of OFAs & OVCs on dog hips &...

    I have done tons of OFAs & OVCs on dog hips & elbows; here is my experience & thinking, for what it's worth:

    1. Doesn't matter where dog was born or bred: we did OVC when we were in Canada, OFA in...
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    I'm planning on leaving the Frozen North for...

    I'm planning on leaving the Frozen North for Cordele, GA on Sat., right down 75--think it'll be OK by then?

    Connie
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    This thread is a perfect example of why breeders...

    This thread is a perfect example of why breeders should teach litters to go up & down stairs before they go to their new homes. Our whelping room is in the basement directly next to stairs leading...
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    The negative to chipping young pups (Since CKC...

    The negative to chipping young pups (Since CKC requires ID prior to sale, I do mine at their 6 wk vet-check & shots) is that chips do tend to migrate alot in youngsters; I always tell my buyers to...
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