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  1. Thread: Bumperboy issue

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    Just had a look on their website but could not...

    Just had a look on their website but could not figure out the servo from the pictures. Do you have a model number for ordering? Not sure if they ship O/S but would be good to find out.
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    Congratulations Mary - very well done indeed. ...

    Congratulations Mary - very well done indeed. Am sure Howard is alive and well in your thoughts and probably guiding them too.
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    This is something I often wondered about. Often...

    This is something I often wondered about. Often pups are born with separated placenta and/or take a bit of human attention - friction to get breathing. In my experience sometimes this takes several...
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    On reading this it appears that you do not have a...

    On reading this it appears that you do not have a 'heat policy'. Does this mean that regardless of how hot/humid it gets shade or no shade (Trees) all your trials go ahead?
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    From what I have read, seen and discussed when I...

    From what I have read, seen and discussed when I visited trials in Alaska plus discussion with Bill Eckett on his visits, ours are a mixture. Our concepts are extremely complex but distances not as...
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    Thanks everyone - some good ideas which I will...

    Thanks everyone - some good ideas which I will pass on. Need to be quiet to compete - lose a lot of points for noise.
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    They are 2 years old and in transition. Hope it...

    They are 2 years old and in transition. Hope it does go away - they are barking rather than yipping - starts off as a yip.
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    giving voice when swimming for bumper

    Wonder if anyone has ideas on how to stop a young dog from giving voice when swimming - can't get there fast enough. Have thought of not allowing them to complete the retrieve but not sure how easy...
  9. Thread: Am I too old?

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    Wish I was that young! Have 3 youngest 2 years...

    Wish I was that young! Have 3 youngest 2 years old. Would not be without them even though they are temporarily farmed out whilst recovering from surgery. As someone said - just imagine 10 years...
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    Just to let you know Bumper Boy came back to my...

    Just to let you know Bumper Boy came back to my friend and can supply a replacement. If it comes as promised - very good service.
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    Dead Bumper Boy Transmitter - Help

    A friend's BB transmitter has died and is non fixable - of course just as we start our 2014 trialling season! Does anyone know if some sort of replacement is available? If so, she can organise...
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    I also had only heard of it in horses. If it...

    I also had only heard of it in horses. If it happens again will ask them to check urine. Thanks. But if it is not that what on earth is it? Definitely not EIC according to the vet. To me it is a...
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    Tying-up. Rhabdomyalysis

    Has any one experience of this? Apparently usually greyhounds but can be hunting and sled dogs. A bitch I bred (2yrs) very hard going had an episode yesterday undiagnosed but vet said could...
  14. Thread: luxating patella

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    Have a look at my thread on Luxating Patella -...

    Have a look at my thread on Luxating Patella - last post yesterday
  15. Thread: Luxating Patella

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    Hope you never have this issue but thought I...

    Hope you never have this issue but thought I would update. The bitch has a very unusual partial, lateral luxating patella caused by trauma of some sort (probably hard running over rough ground in...
  16. Thread: Texas Weather

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    Keep warm everyone - what we hear over here is...

    Keep warm everyone - what we hear over here is that is going to get a lot worse - at least a 2 dog day in bed!
  17. Thread: Luxating Patella

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    Thanks all. She goes back to the vet next...

    Thanks all. She goes back to the vet next Friday. She is my dog but lives with someone else who does a lot of hunting and work on birds this time of the year without the gun. It appears to be...
  18. Thread: Luxating Patella

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    Luxating Patella

    Wonder if anyone has had this problem. A 5 year old GSP who is hunted hard suddenly developed intermittent lameness diagnosed as luxating patella. Vet has put bitch on anti inflams and ordered rest...
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    km - as has been already mentioned, most of the...

    km - as has been already mentioned, most of the US based programmes can be used without e collars. To me, the major strength of the US approach is their disciplined step by step approach to...
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    Well that is good to hear - they say the younger...

    Well that is good to hear - they say the younger you do it the better and I am not 64 (I wish) so we shall see what the specialist says.
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    Talking of old age - anyone here still training...

    Talking of old age - anyone here still training and trialing a dog with a hip replacement (you not the dog)? Am looking at this possibility and yes, did run in this year's National but wonder if I...
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    How about a bit of fun - amazing how this can...

    How about a bit of fun - amazing how this can improve attitude to drills. She is only 11 months.
  23. Thread: Howard Neimi...

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    My goodness Mary this is indeed dreadful and...

    My goodness Mary this is indeed dreadful and shocking news. I will never forget my time with you at North Pole and all the written help Howard has given me over the years. He was truly a kind,...
  24. Thread: Bumper Boys

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    Well, had an electrician look at my unit. He...

    Well, had an electrician look at my unit. He thinks the problem is the circuitry in the receiver box and I need someone who specialises in that. In case anyone else has this sort of problem, will...
  25. Thread: Fish Oil

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    Fish Oil

    Have been searching through old threads showing a lot of diverse opinions on this subject. Wondering what is the difference between fish oil for dogs and fish oil for humans? I want to treat ...
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