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  1. 3rd place in any class is worth nothing. It's...

    3rd place in any class is worth nothing. It's like getting dropped in the first series of a field event. Ribbons usually hit the nearest trash can. Only 1st place in each class goes on to compete...
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    Or... You could just shave numbers on the side of...

    Or... You could just shave numbers on the side of your dogs. Jest trying to help in the worst way possible! :p
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    I'm with DoubleHaul. I use Dr. Tim's Kinesis at...

    I'm with DoubleHaul. I use Dr. Tim's Kinesis at $65 for a 44# bag from Chewy. It's 26/16 rather than the 30/20 Pursuit, but my dogs do great on it. If they were on a pro truck and training all...
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    Another name that should be considered for...

    Another name that should be considered for producing some very nice young dogs is Mike Ough. Mike used to work for Al Arthur of Sandhill kennels and did very well in the Derby with a slew of dogs. ...
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    I second the WNYRC recommendation. Also contact...

    I second the WNYRC recommendation. Also contact Sean Hager and Renee Adsitt of Muddy Bay Retrievers. Very good HT pros and nice folks that train in that area. They would likely welcome anyone...
  6. Thread: QA2 title

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    I would agree with John. I have a QA2...

    I would agree with John. I have a QA2 Flat-Coated Retriever that I paid the money for and got the title. She will likely never come close to earning a FC or AFC title, but for the breed, QA2 is a...
  7. Thread: Ft Pitt

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    Way to go Mick and Naughty!

    Way to go Mick and Naughty!
  8. Thread: Dog Box fan

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    Another vote here for the Endless Breeze by...

    Another vote here for the Endless Breeze by Fantastic Vent. They also have the best customer service, hands down! Had a minor issue with one of the fold out hangers. Was driving past their...
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    As Captain Jack said, handle for failure to fight...

    As Captain Jack said, handle for failure to fight a factor or don't put them in such a position to begin with. Of course we all do it once in awhile, either by design or by mistake. For a young...
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    Ten is a wonderful dog to watch work and Barb is...

    Ten is a wonderful dog to watch work and Barb is a hoot! Here's a link to her Facebook page, you can contact her there: https://www.facebook.com/barb.radtke.9?fref=ts
  11. I think I'm going to take advantage of the sale...

    I think I'm going to take advantage of the sale price and get a back up. Very nice jacket and you're right. White men's rain coats don't seem to last long before they quit making them. Get 'em...
  12. The code is at the top of the page: SUMMER20 I...

    The code is at the top of the page: SUMMER20

    I have one of these jackets. Very nice and as white as snow!
  13. Thread: Wolverine

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    Open callbacks to 4th series: 12, 15, 16, 25,...

    Open callbacks to 4th series:
    12, 15, 16, 25, 29, 30, 31, 41. Dog 15 starts.
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    Wolverine Retriever Club FT

    Due to the recent unexpected death of one of our Qualifying judges, Dwight Gregory, we had to shuffle some things around. Eric Lingler, who was assigned to judge the Derby has moved to the...
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    We still need a few more Derby dogs to make a go...

    We still need a few more Derby dogs to make a go of it. We have some very good judges, Phil Heye and Eric Lingler, great grounds and are expecting nice weather. It actually hit 80 degrees here this...
  16. Thread: Ohio Valley

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    I don't have names, but here are the Open...

    I don't have names, but here are the Open placements

    1st: #27
    2nd #3
    3rd #22
    4th #13
    RJ #19
    JAM'S 24, 28, 29
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    A HUGE Congratulations to you and Rita! She told...

    A HUGE Congratulations to you and Rita! She told me Clooney was a bit of a slow starter and didn't show much potential until 12 months old. Looks like some cakes just need to be baked a little...
  18. That's a good idea Breck, but American Amateur...

    That's a good idea Breck, but American Amateur was held week #21 which is May 22-24 this year. I believe the state grounds Ohio Valley uses are closed to events after April, due to nesting season...
  19. Thread: New pup

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    Nice looking pup Eric. Duke's probably wondering...

    Nice looking pup Eric. Duke's probably wondering just how long the little whipper-snapper is visiting for. I'm sure they'll become inseparable soon.
  20. Morning feeding time is pretty consistent at...

    Morning feeding time is pretty consistent at around 6 AM, before I leave for work. Evening is 6 PM or whenever we're done training or doing any other activity for the night. Some evenings that...
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    Congrats John! Way to go LB and Al!

    Congrats John! Way to go LB and Al!
  22. Thread: FC or AFC?

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    I've seen some very talented MH and HRCH dogs,...

    I've seen some very talented MH and HRCH dogs, but I would never rely on the title they hold as any kind of indicator of talent. First of all, they don't have to beat any other dogs to achieve those...
  23. Thread: FC or AFC?

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    I understand what he was saying, but have to...

    I understand what he was saying, but have to disagree. When talking about this level of accomplishment, what does it matter who trained the dog? Some amateurs are retired, have great grounds and...
  24. Thread: New FC

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    Congratulations John! I knew it would happen for...

    Congratulations John! I knew it would happen for you guys, sooner or later! Very happy for you!
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    Well said Darrin! Way too many folks living in a...

    Well said Darrin! Way too many folks living in a push button world, looking for the easy way out. It may take a bit longer to actually "train" the dog, but you end up with a much more reliable and...
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