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  1. Just an idle question...maybe should be in the Real Estate section

    How much would you expect to pay for a business that included 65 indoor/outdoor kennels in good condition? What kind of income do you think such an asset like this might provide given it was fairly...
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    Her credibility went down the toilet when she...

    Her credibility went down the toilet when she claimed that ecollars burned dogs and the she knew "lots of FCs that had been trained without an ecollar". Probably half the people who were standing...
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    I've learned my lesson. I just fail to...

    I've learned my lesson. I just fail to understand why people have such irrational opinions about a tool.
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    Well I was very stupid to bring it up. I just...

    Well I was very stupid to bring it up. I just thought that maybe she had never felt one before. In the competitive obedience community, ecollars are more shameful than masturbation. I do not...
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    Extremely bizarre ecollar story

    I recently had a bizarre experience with a very famous competitive obedience trainer who will remain unnamed. She was talking about ecollars and how “bad” they are. She insisted that she had seen...
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    So far these answers have not been real helpful. ...

    So far these answers have not been real helpful. I don't want to kill the fish. I just don't want to get my fingers bit off. Not to mention my husband's equipment.

    Are they a danger to dogs? ...
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    snapping turtles??

    How much of a hazard are snapping turtles in a training pond for people and dogs swimming in it?

    How do you get rid of them?

    The person who submits the best answer wins a dinner for two...
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    Give the wife to someone else. What kind of woman...

    Give the wife to someone else. What kind of woman dislikes dogs? Spare yourself many years of misery. Cut your losses now.
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    It depends upon how much it is worth to you to be...

    It depends upon how much it is worth to you to be able to sleep at night, walk your dog without scraping your knees, and have arms free of teethmarks. Did I forget to mention chewed up cellphones and...
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    Two DVDs you need to have express delivered today...

    Two DVDs you need to have express delivered today are:

    http://www.gundogsupply.com/soberetrdvdw.html

    http://leerburg.com/117.htm

    These will help you so much! Good luck...it does get better....
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    This was my experience too.

    This was my experience too.
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    I gave up on my tritronics 550 because the...

    I gave up on my tritronics 550 because the intensity seemed inconsistent. I purchased a dogtra edge 6 weeks ago and I'm happy with it.
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    And that is what I was getting at. I felt like...

    And that is what I was getting at. I felt like sometimes Toby did not feel the nick and then other times it was way too much. Completely unfair and undermined my confidence. Only 3 days of using the...
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    New Dogtra Edge collar observations

    I just started using a Dogtra Edge ecollar. I've experienced intermittent problems with my Garmin Pro 550, so finally broke down and ordered a Dogtra collar. The stim on the Garmin just did not...
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    I'm not an entrepreneur, but I am a good computer...

    I'm not an entrepreneur, but I am a good computer programmer who would love a job on a system for hunt test/field trial entries. So if you are an entrepreneur who wants to take advantage of what...
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    Backup? You are supposed to do backups?

    Backup? You are supposed to do backups?
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    I've been a computer programmer for 30 years. I...

    I've been a computer programmer for 30 years. I can't even imagine what would have happened to me if my system had been done for this long. I think my manager would have strung me up and beat me. ...
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    What is wrong with competing in field trials just...

    What is wrong with competing in field trials just for the fun of it, without the expectation of winning and placing? What is wrong with taking pleasure in being in the presence of the top people in...
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    Congrats Jason and Benson! More important...

    Congrats Jason and Benson!

    More important than the title you've earned is the amazing 24 x 7 relationship you obviously enjoy. I bet you've spent hundreds of blissful hours training and having...
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    Thanks Anney! This is really helpful advice for...

    Thanks Anney! This is really helpful advice for me too. Big hugs to you.
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    Ecollar Inconsistency

    I have a fairly new Garmin 550 ecollar. It seems that the stim level is not consistent. I am getting inconsistent reactions from my dog. When I test the collar on myself, it seems to vary in how a...
  22. In Hillman's advanced training, does he...

    In Hillman's advanced training, does he transition to a more Lardy-like ecollar application? How many people are using Hillman's advanced training and what is their degree of success in field trials?
  23. Transitioning from Hillman Puppy program to Lardy

    In the Hillman style of training, the ecollar is used to reinforce the behavior when the dog is doing the correct thing. In other words, the dog is nicked at a very low level when they are sitting....
  24. The x pen was the best thing that I implemented...

    The x pen was the best thing that I implemented for my last puppy. He was ALWAYS in the x pen when I was not actively supervising him. He was not allowed from day one to jump up on the side of the...
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    Well, Monday night after a stellar swim by...

    Well, Monday night after a stellar swim by session I let Toby play in the pond while I went to the car to get the BC out of the car. When I turned back around he was running towards me with a live...
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