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  1. Thread: Books to read

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    Two golden oldies, not really relevant to today's...

    Two golden oldies, not really relevant to today's training , but fun from a historical perspective : James Lamb Free- Training Retrievers and Training Retrievers the Cotton Pershall Way by Bobby...
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    Yes, I am sure it is the same dog I posted about...

    Yes, I am sure it is the same dog I posted about a year ago, but I confess your memory is better than mine.

    Yes, he doesn't like heat. So maybe no training for the summer.

    Went thru all the...
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    Lack of Effort /Motivation

    I have an 8 yr old male Golden Retriever. He has always been a hard running stylish dog. He did alright during the first half of the Spring Season. Got a couple of MH passes, couple of JAMS and...
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    Got the survey. Now let's see what happens.

    Got the survey. Now let's see what happens.
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    Earlier I recommended LaQuinta. After this...

    Earlier I recommended LaQuinta. After this weekend I will have to qualify that recommendation. We usually travel with four dogs. Three Goldens and my wife's pug. Wednesday afternoon at check in I was...
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    Add LaQuinta to the list of pet friendly with no...

    Add LaQuinta to the list of pet friendly with no additional charge.
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    A good (bad) lawyer has a lot more hoops to jump...

    A good (bad) lawyer has a lot more hoops to jump through if your club is an LLC or incorporated. If you are in Texas, I will help a club get it done at a reasonable cost.
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    Got in. Thanks. Hope you have good luck with...

    Got in. Thanks. Hope you have good luck with issues.
  9. I enjoyed the article, but wonder whether the...

    I enjoyed the article, but wonder whether the show ring side will ever "get it." Of course the breed standard could be changed to reflect today's reality: The Golden Retriever is bred primarily as...
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    Thanks. I stand corrected. Congratulations to...

    Thanks. I stand corrected. Congratulations to yourself Dr. A. Saw where you earned a Reserve Judges Award of Merit in the Open Stake.
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    Here's an example for you- this weekend I ran a...

    Here's an example for you- this weekend I ran a Qualifier that was not O/H. We got a RJ. The top four places went to pros. No other amatuer completed the final series. I'm not bragging or...
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    I am really impressed with the Danny Farmer/Judy...

    I am really impressed with the Danny Farmer/Judy Aycock series of DVDs. I'm using their Basics program with my pup and their Problem Solving DVD with my older dog.

    I'm surprised that more people...
  13. Thread: double t?

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    Green with envy Furball. Every time I seem to be...

    Green with envy Furball. Every time I seem to be making significant progress, work or weather--something interrupts my Double T training. How long did it take to get to that point?
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    I believe the negative consequences are...

    I believe the negative consequences are overstated. On the other hand, it leaves something for the guy who owns and trains his one dog, either by choice or because his funds are limited. There are...
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    One of my dogs recently had a bout with bladder...

    One of my dogs recently had a bout with bladder stones. He got really sick and required surgery. Get thee to a vet and maybe avoid serious problems.
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    I have three Goldens. One "fluffy" and two field...

    I have three Goldens. One "fluffy" and two field bred dogs. My grown field dog is a perfect gentleman. I take him and the fluffy to the office. However, the reason the field dog is a gentleman is...
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    If you ignore this situation, here's what...

    If you ignore this situation, here's what happens: When you start handling your dog in the field and she decides to lay down, you may not be able to see her. Or worse, she can't see you. If she's...
  18. Thread: Chest Freezer?

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    Consider frost fee. I have one of those $150 Home...

    Consider frost fee. I have one of those $150 Home Depot freezers that isn't frost free because I am cheap that way. However, when my brother offered me a free freezer that he was giving away because...
  19. Thread: QA2 title

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    Good point.

    Good point.
  20. Thread: QA2 title

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    The voice of reason.

    The voice of reason.
  21. Thread: QA2 title

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    One aspect that I don't know has been considered:...

    One aspect that I don't know has been considered: if there are lots of QAA dogs coming back through seeking a QA2, doesn't that make the competition to get a QAA a bit stiffer?

    I am in the...
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    I saw on another thread that Train-rite is...

    I saw on another thread that Train-rite is temporarily out of business due to a death. They are moving to SC and expect to be up and running in February.
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    Quack- you certainly generated a long discussion....

    Quack- you certainly generated a long discussion. I think you're in the same place as I when I began training my first field dog. My experience had been in obedience. It just seemed counterintuitive...
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    Eug- I have some concerns as well about this...

    Eug-


    I have some concerns as well about this becoming his permanent food for several reasons, but my vet assures me it's fine.

    How would one go about increasing water intake other than...
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    Dr Ed- I believe struvite, but I will double...

    Dr Ed- I believe struvite, but I will double check.
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