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    I hadn't read the full original post to see how...

    I hadn't read the full original post to see how this all came about. Even a mild mannered New England gal would be rounding up a few strong arms to take whoever did this to the woodshed. This never...
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    I just can't imagine either. My dogs mean...

    I just can't imagine either. My dogs mean everything to me. The only thing to do now is to be grateful that you noticed the signs and that your vet is doing everything she can. I'm looking for a...
  3. I have nothing but fond memories of NAHRA. I...

    I have nothing but fond memories of NAHRA. I entered an Intermediate test on site having never seen one. I just wanted to have a fun weekend with my dog. Kate had a wonderful time. The last test...
  4. Thread: In shock

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    I just can't imagine. It's hard enough losing...

    I just can't imagine. It's hard enough losing them after a good, long life. To lose a talented dog in the prime of his life with so much more ahead of you both. Just heartbreaking. As has been...
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    Kati Becker is top notch. Will go out of her way...

    Kati Becker is top notch. Will go out of her way (literally) to work with you. I don't think this is just a business to her. She clearly loves the dogs and dog people.

    M
  6. Paul & Susan- So sorry to hear that Belle is...

    Paul & Susan- So sorry to hear that Belle is gone. You gave her the life every dog should have and she paid you back in kind. She was a successful HT dog because she was a true hunting dog. I...
  7. Thread: Boston

    by Miriam Wade
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    Hi Jim- What a nice thing for you to say. I...

    Hi Jim-

    What a nice thing for you to say. I have been lucky to have dogs that I can't take credit for. Good breeding is good breeding! Would love to have you meet the new pup. Blitz is a good...
  8. Thread: Boston

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    I'd like to read it. Someone started another...

    I'd like to read it. Someone started another thread asking what state would be the ideal place for training. I didn't post to it, but my answer would have been VT spring/summer/fall & Boston, GA in...
  9. Oh No!! Copper was a wonderful, wonderful dog...

    Oh No!! Copper was a wonderful, wonderful dog who was a pleasure to watch run. Joe and Dottie are such nice people and were justifiably so proud of him. This is heartbreaking. Deepest...
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    This sums it up for me. These dogs really live...

    This sums it up for me. These dogs really live to work. Watching their eyes light up when you bring out the shotgun, load up the vehicle or go from pavement to dirt road... ....that intense...
  11. Very, very sad. Wishing strength for his family...

    Very, very sad. Wishing strength for his family and friends. Little, day-to-day things that you miss when someone is taken so suddenly. From the stories about how he loved and spent so much time...
  12. As adorable as she was as a puppy, it's the aging...

    As adorable as she was as a puppy, it's the aging face of wisdom that really gets to me. She looks like a dog who knew she had a purpose and fulfilled it. You both were so lucky to have each other....
  13. I have never met Paul either, but thoughts and...

    I have never met Paul either, but thoughts and prayers to his friends and family. As has been said, he is handling this with such courage and dignity. I hope it's of some comfort to him and his...
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    I stopped 2 minutes in, so forgive me if it...

    I stopped 2 minutes in, so forgive me if it changes drastically and this is a dog that really needs pumping up before you get started. Even so...

    ...you repeat EVERY command several times and...
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    My first retriever, Kate, wasn't ever force...

    My first retriever, Kate, wasn't ever force fetched or collar conditioned (home schooled) and I had every intention of training Finn Amish too. I had never seen a Derby and thought it was the Junior...
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    This has been a great read. Lots of respect and...

    This has been a great read. Lots of respect and appreciation for a good dog. Sounds like Blue gave you everything he had and you accepted the things you couldn't "fix" and rolled with the dog you...
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    Deepest Condolences to his family & close...

    Deepest Condolences to his family & close friends. I only knew him through RTF, but always read his posts, as well as Cleo's. You could feel their love for their dogs and each other. His respect...
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    This is very sad news and deepest condolences to...

    This is very sad news and deepest condolences to his family. George was one of those people you were always glad to see at a training day or test. His love and respect for his dogs was genuine, but...
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    Scott, Hope you & Abby passed & you have that...

    Scott,

    Hope you & Abby passed & you have that MH after her name. Go get 'em in the Q!!!

    M
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    Anyone Going Through Tulsa?

    Anyone headed to/through Tulsa that has room for one dog?

    Thanks!

    M
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    Very sorry Warren. Having lost my training...

    Very sorry Warren. Having lost my training partner years ago, I know what a visceral feeling it is. They share your passion and know and root for your dogs. Sympathy to you and his family.
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    I feel badly posting when I haven't been in...

    I feel badly posting when I haven't been in contact with him for well over a year. I cherish the phone calls we did share. Bill was a good, good man and he so loved Bull. At the NFRA, where I had...
  23. Good for you Judy!!! Sebec is a nice, nice dog...

    Good for you Judy!!! Sebec is a nice, nice dog and a hell of a marker. That's a ribbon you'll cherish.

    M

    Two thumbs up for Doc Jim too. Good to see you back in the saddle. Wish I could have...
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    He nailed it! Very intense expression. You must...

    He nailed it! Very intense expression. You must be so proud!!

    M
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    I have a 10 month old pup who adores children and...

    I have a 10 month old pup who adores children and would/could adjust to family life. That said, he is a well bred field dog and I spend a lot of time burning off that extra energy, as well as trying...
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