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  1. I remember reading a long while back that the...

    I remember reading a long while back that the word "decoy" was Dutch for "the cage". I believe the Indians used this method too, although not sure if they founded it.
    Pretty cool video, thanks for...
  2. You got that right. Still!

    You got that right. Still!
  3. Belated thanks, Bill and Chris. I didn't get what...

    Belated thanks, Bill and Chris. I didn't get what I wanted but it was still a great day.
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    Quite a few replies from members that I have...

    Quite a few replies from members that I have great respect for in the retriever world and the OP feels the need to reply to them in the way he has. I find it almost unbelievable. And it took me a lot...
  5. Wow, quite an artist there Chris. Looks good....

    Wow, quite an artist there Chris. Looks good.
    Picked up a couple today to carve up but probably won't get as fancy as you.
  6. Thread: dog stands

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    I made a great, cheap stand out of 2" pvc pipe...

    I made a great, cheap stand out of 2" pvc pipe and Ts, a 2' square piece of aluminum, carpet, and hardware. It's stable, light weight, packs up for carrying, and pretty easy to build. I have two sets...
  7. Dam, I was gonna go watch that trial in KY. Looks...

    Dam, I was gonna go watch that trial in KY. Looks like I missed out on seeing that girl do her stuff.
    What a dog.
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    I've been to some hunt tests at Bluegrass Fish...

    I've been to some hunt tests at Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area. NE of Evansville. Reclaimed mine ground so lots of water and open grasslands. Good luck to ya.
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    So back to the OP, anyone with suggestions on...

    So back to the OP, anyone with suggestions on de-popping?
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    I'd like to be able to challenge the dog and...

    I'd like to be able to challenge the dog and improve her marking ability. If we just do easy marks to be successful, then how are we progressing?
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    What if some ignorant trainer, like myself, did...

    What if some ignorant trainer, like myself, did this? It seemed like a good idea at the time but now I see otherwise. We don't do it anymore but there is still the occasional pop on a mark if she...
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    I think he was a big advocate of NAHRA. I...

    I think he was a big advocate of NAHRA. I remember him claiming that they saved the lab breed.
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    Intermediate is almost too small for my 63# lab....

    Intermediate is almost too small for my 63# lab. I'd go large.
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    Thanks dog, that's the kind of info I was looking...

    Thanks dog, that's the kind of info I was looking for.
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    Health cert ? for breeders

    What would be the minimun health certs to have done for a responsible Lab breeding?

    Hips & Elbows
    Eyes
    EIC
    CNM???

    I know there are others, just wondering about the important, minimum checks...
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    Sounds like you got a bad deal to me. I would...

    Sounds like you got a bad deal to me. I would expect much more than that. I hate hearing stories like this and makes a guy reluctant to use a pro unless extensive research has been done. I almost...
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    I doubt it, but I'm ignorant in this area. It...

    I doubt it, but I'm ignorant in this area. It would have happened just yesterday.
    I do realize that it would be the first step. How long before it could be confirmed?
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    I was hoping you'd reply. I read in a much older...

    I was hoping you'd reply. I read in a much older post that you had performed this. Are you an advocate of the procedure over spaying?
    I kinda wanted to have the option of breeding her if all health...
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    Anyone have an experience with the Lutalyse shot...

    Anyone have an experience with the Lutalyse shot series?
  21. Yeah, much cheaper too.

    Yeah, much cheaper too.
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    What do you mean by dials?

    What do you mean by dials?
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    Accidental breeding and Lutalyse

    I will be discussing options with my vet today and was wondering if Prostaglandin f2 alpha (Lutalyse) is still a safe viable option to abort the litter if there is indeed one on the way. Spaying is...
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    Or you could just wade out and get it yourself. I...

    Or you could just wade out and get it yourself. I don't see that it's necessary for a dog to do blind work to hunt.
    You are probably going to want easy retrieves at first anyway.
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    One major thing would be safety. Of you, the dog,...

    One major thing would be safety. Of you, the dog, and anyone else that may be along.
    Guns and wreckless dogs is definitely a bad mix.
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