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    Whistles: Whats everybody using?

    just as the title says...whats everybody using for a whistle?

    currently have a roy gonia classic, but I think I'm going to pick up a new one, probably looking for a pea-less whistle just for...
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    Personally I think for your average meat dog,...

    Personally I think for your average meat dog, it's not going to matter as long as you can still guide your dog to the bird. However in competition, to be able to handle your dog with finese and...
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    My Turn...pup naming thread!!!

    Finally...I have a pup on the way and I need a few ideas for a registered name.

    Sire: Watermarks the Boss
    Dam: Watermarks White Caps (Storm)

    We have picked a call name: Claire. The pup must...
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    I suspect you are correct. Just the "personal -...

    I suspect you are correct. Just the "personal - commercial" definitions were making me want to double check
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    Importing a pup to Canada

    Anybody imported a pup from the US recently? Or shipped into Canada? I May soon have a pup on the way and I'm trying to cover as many bases as I can beforehand. I was browsing the border inspection...
  6. Thread: Dog Allergies

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    How old is your dog? My dog started to get...

    How old is your dog? My dog started to get allergies last year ( 3 years old) this year they are noticeably worse. Pretty much allergic to everything it seems. He's on meds 24-7 plus hypo allergenic...
  7. Thread: Photobucket help?

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    seems private to me...

    seems private to me...
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    Canada may criminalize e-collars

    Hello folks,

    For those who don't know, I wanted to pass along this information so you can be aware that the Canadian government is working on a bill to amend the criminal code that will...
  9. Thread: Female peeing

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    There's a product called green-ums. Never tried...

    There's a product called green-ums. Never tried it personally but have heard it works.
    http://greenum.info
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    I've only watched the videos once so far myself,...

    I've only watched the videos once so far myself, but as I understand it, your dog should be pretty excited to retrieve first. "Wild to retrieve" then introduce the nicks as the dog is actually...
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    Hypoallergenic food - missing something?

    Recently I've had to put my CLM on hypoallergenic food. I am feeding The Royal Canin (MEDi-Cal) as well he is being fed slightly more than the recommended serving. We've been feeding this stuff for...
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    Watermarks The Boss - pointing pups

    I've been looking at watermark retrievers for a potential pup, specifically Watermarks The Boss as the stud. I've read he throws great pups for amateurs. I also stumbled across some info that said...
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    Ive managed to teach it to my CLM. While its not...

    Ive managed to teach it to my CLM. While its not the same full blown shake I get when he's wet, it is a decent shake. Works well when he's been rolling around on the lawn and gets covered in grass. ...
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    I stumbled across a 12V AC unit last night. Im...

    I stumbled across a 12V AC unit last night. Im going to look into it a little more but it might be just the ticket. I bet with a little creativity somebody would be able to adapt the idea to a kennel...
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    Im not aware of that here in Canada, but from my...

    Im not aware of that here in Canada, but from my perspective that law can open a whole can of worms, I don't really like the idea, I would have a few questions:
    1) who determines that the dog is in...
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    Thanks for the info folks! Sounds pretty easy. I...

    Thanks for the info folks! Sounds pretty easy. I think I'll be going for the dual registry instead of the ERN.
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    AKC registered competing in CKC events???

    Im sure if I was real ambitious and wanted to dig around on the CKC website I could MAYBE find the answer. But it's likely much easier and faster to ask on here.

    I'm currently looking at a US...
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    iMO I think August-September is a good time to...

    iMO I think August-September is a good time to bring a pup home. You can get the house training done before it gets too cold, and then that leaves all winter to get the basics going well. While I...
  19. I was thinking prong collar also. Used properly...

    I was thinking prong collar also. Used properly they are a great training tool.
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    Would still depend on his normal activity level....

    Would still depend on his normal activity level. If he's used to running lots he will have more stamina.
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    My dog did that on the first couple water...

    My dog did that on the first couple water retrieves with real birds. I think I was just from the sheer excitement. It went away on its own.
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    I would not have listened to the numerous different advice I got from people trying to help. While they all meant well, lots of it did not work for my dog. Caused a few problems etc. I would have...
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    You "could" wade out into the pond and use mouse...

    You "could" wade out into the pond and use mouse traps to hold your bumpers at your pile locations.
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    somehow I missed that or read it wrong..oops!......but yes if my dog bends his body 90 degrees I can see his ribs.
  25. Personally I don't like to visually see...

    Personally I don't like to visually see ribs/spine/hip bones. I think a good waist line with the ability to easily feel the ribs is about right for a healthy active dog.
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