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    Socializing with non-hunting dogs is not an issue...

    Socializing with non-hunting dogs is not an issue as long as the dogs have manners and their owners enforce standards. A pup can learn a lot from mannered dogs, particularly older well mannered dogs....
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    Hmm we have one that will go soft when he trains...

    Hmm we have one that will go soft when he trains a lot; hot weather does it. It has never been chronic just off and on. When it get really bad he goes on a Flagyl regiment, which cleans him up....
  3. Thread: Fowl Dog

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    Stick Fetch, and Collar fetch; begin to instill...

    Stick Fetch, and Collar fetch; begin to instill in the dogs mind that they can beat pressure. The stick sometimes hits the dog, when he's slow to move, when he moves quickly the stick hits just...
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    I'd think rather, judges are uncomfortable with...

    I'd think rather, judges are uncomfortable with setting up and judging senior tests; especially if they are used to running master level tests and used to everything that is available at that level....
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    After having a couple of dogs; mostly shelter...

    After having a couple of dogs; mostly shelter dogs; who were deathly afraid of them. My advice is to confine them in a small safe place; that they can't get out of. If you can find one where they...
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    Hmm if it were an important litter to me and I...

    Hmm if it were an important litter to me and I wanted to make sure all the pups survive; taking into account the health of the bitch. I'd most likely go check in at the vets; take an x-ray, and...
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    Handlers not handling properly nor finishing a...

    Handlers not handling properly nor finishing a handle. You see it in Blinds and on Marks, handlers attempt to take control, then let it get ugly somewhere in the middle; eventually the dog stumbles...
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    Now we are assuming this is an AKC test, in such...

    Now we are assuming this is an AKC test, in such case the described would usually be called creeping, however this is a grey area; (I wasn't there so I didn't see it ;)) Prior to the start of the...
  9. (CA) PBHRC Double Upland Test, May 16th

    Greetings All;
    Prado Basin HRC has posted the Premium for it's double upland test on hunttest secretary https://www.huntsecretary.com/; which will be taking place May 16th 2015. This is a single...
  10. Julie R. were so right on this come back from a...

    Julie R. were so right on this come back from a trial, do a progesterone test, after girl is in but not showing interest; comes back 16nm. One stud in OR and one just left for IL; and I'm in SoCal...
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    Lost a dog, real nice Rottie who had been abused...

    Lost a dog, real nice Rottie who had been abused took her to ob training and I became the center of her world, that dog would doing anything for me, even retrieve my dove (slightly smashed). After...
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    I believe this is why we breed dogs, just so we...

    I believe this is why we breed dogs, just so we can see a few of those traits pop up later. I co-owned a male that unfortunately threw very little of himself in his git (seems more likely to happen...
  13. The answer is yes, has to go through the hunt...

    The answer is yes, has to go through the hunt test committee. Pretty sure it's in the rulebook some-where's. But I have moved dogs up after they've titled the first day. Also seen one enterprising...
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    :barf: Around here spoonies tend to get...

    :barf: Around here spoonies tend to get rice-belly. I believe every-duck (always spoonies) I've ever seen with that condition has been wanton-waste; I can barely stomach distinct the smell of spoonie...
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    Hmm I use it if the dog comes to the line and...

    Hmm I use it if the dog comes to the line and isn't really focusing on anything; then you sort've pat your knee-or swing your gun the way you want the head to turn and say "Mark." Always makes the...
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    A lot can be said on inter-net form, however...

    A lot can be said on inter-net form, however every state has Departments of Fish and Game, and they have Agents and letter-head; thus I'd go into said office and have them give me a ruling and write...
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    I often use tests to gauge where a dog is in...

    I often use tests to gauge where a dog is in training, and what I need to work on prior to moving on to the next level. That said a test is to test a skill set, not to train a skill set. Putting in a...
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    My opinion (for what it is worth), Train on...

    My opinion (for what it is worth), Train on training days and test at tests. Realize that a test is a test for both your dogs skills and of your handling skills. A handlers skills will never be...
  19. Thread: EIC Testing

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    OFA puts them in their database, allows every one...

    OFA puts them in their database, allows every one to look them up. That said I've never listed genetic results with them, just get the dogs tested and keep the results in their records. Copies of all...
  20. Just had 2 done, the OFA vet, has never knocked...

    Just had 2 done, the OFA vet, has never knocked them out. We go in she takes them back less than 20 mins, they walk the dog back out, we go in to look at the films (computer ones these days), and vet...
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    http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827921.900...

    http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827921.900-border-collie-takes-record-for-biggest-vocabulary.html

    1022 distinct words
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    Vomiting high temp. Sounds like heat-stroke;...

    Vomiting high temp. Sounds like heat-stroke; humidity can do it, also heavy cover-wet foliage-cloudy days holds heat to the ground. She also could've gotten into some "magic mushrooms" or something...
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    Really can't tell without seeing the dog and his...

    Really can't tell without seeing the dog and his attitude toward the retrieve. Is this an isolated incident or a pattern? I'd inspect the bird, protruding bones, feces covered? perhaps go out to the...
  24. Thread: EIC Testing

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    U o M is cheaper for the single test, if your...

    U o M is cheaper for the single test, if your going to do multiple tests, PPG might be cheaper. A court case determined that EIC can now be tested by anyone. The VetDDC is used by most vet-schools...
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    Seen it twice. 1) Pinched nerve in the spinal...

    Seen it twice.

    1) Pinched nerve in the spinal cord, dog 9yrs. Seen on x-ray, anti-inflammatories and acupuncture seemed to help; another 2 yrs. until she did something to it that nothing could...
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