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    Polmaise, I had to do a double take at your...

    Polmaise,

    I had to do a double take at your photo above. It looked as if you'd brought your dog to my patio for the picture! We have a very similar bench under the window on our brick house. I...
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    Chris, I suspect the cause of more cruciate...

    Chris,

    I suspect the cause of more cruciate injuries over here than in the UK is related to differences in size and hind quarter structure/conformation which is related to breeding selection.
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    There's a difference between a British field Lab...

    There's a difference between a British field Lab and an English Show Lab. Might want to do some homework.


    Swack
  4. Thread: dog dens

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    I've had the uplander dog boxes for several years...

    I've had the uplander dog boxes for several years in my kennel. They've served me well with one glaring exception. The interior isn't plywood, it's 3 mill lauan. That stuff isn't very durable if...
  5. Thread: info on welping

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    Listen to NateB. I always take the temps of...

    Listen to NateB.

    I always take the temps of my bitches approaching whelping time and almost always will catch a drop to 99 degrees or lower 12 to 24 hrs. prior to delivery. (I take temps twice...
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    Newf, I just caught this thread. I'm so sorry...

    Newf,

    I just caught this thread. I'm so sorry for you and your dog's situation, but I'm glad to hear there's signs of improvement. Don't make any rash decisions. Our dogs are remarkably...
  7. Mn John, You are correct in stating that we're...

    Mn John,

    You are correct in stating that we're only seeing the phenotype in viewing x-rays of a hip joint. It seems to me since we've been able to test for things like EIC, CNM, & PRA, which are...
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    Good Luck Sherri! Keep us informed of your...

    Good Luck Sherri!

    Keep us informed of your results.

    Swack
  9. FOM, I'm not sure you worded the statement...

    FOM,

    I'm not sure you worded the statement above as clearly as you may have intended.

    Penn Hip scores are Distraction Indices (DI) and have no relation to the number of dogs who have been...
  10. Thread: UKC or AKC

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    Bob, The Hoosier HRC test has been MOVED to...

    Bob,

    The Hoosier HRC test has been MOVED to the Amo Bird Dog Conservation Club!!! Recent rains took out a bridge at the previous site.

    Here's a link to the website for the new hunt test site. ...
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    Mary Lynn, During my dog's recent episode of...

    Mary Lynn,

    During my dog's recent episode of antifreeze poisoning the Vet's at Purdue mentioned that they didn't have the antidote available and thus would use the IV ethanol treatment which they...
  12. Thread: UKC or AKC

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    Bob, Hoosier HRC has Hunts Tests this weekend...

    Bob,

    Hoosier HRC has Hunts Tests this weekend at Glenn's Valley Conservation Club on the southwest side of Indy. You should come to see what it's about. I'm running a couple of youngsters in the...
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    Update March 27, 2015

    In the interest of simplicity and brevity I'm going to give a brief synopsis of this week's test results. All four of my dog's creatinine & BUN values remain within the normal range. There were no...
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    Sherri, I once bred a 9 year old bitch to an 8...

    Sherri,

    I once bred a 9 year old bitch to an 8 year old stud. She whelped a litter of 8 and raised them without any problem.

    It can work with healthy seniors . . . at least that's what I try...
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    I've heard that the first person who uses a...

    I've heard that the first person who uses a Hitler analogy in a debate loses. This may be the first and only exception!

    It wouldn't be funny if it didn't have a grain of truth. And the war...
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    I like that feature to! You can go all the way...

    I like that feature to! You can go all the way back to Lord Malmesbury's Labs. Very cool.

    Swack
  17. Sean, Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers...

    Sean,

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers sent.

    Swack
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    I know it's tough to lose them, but what great...

    I know it's tough to lose them, but what great times you must have for those 16 years. She left you in good hands with a new pup to love and comfort you!

    Enjoy the memories and make new ones for...
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    IrishWhistler, Glad to hear you've completed...

    IrishWhistler,

    Glad to hear you've completed your treatments! I'm sending prayers for healing and renewal as spring has arrived.

    I had a splash of Irish yesterday. Had I known of your...
  20. Thread: Heart Defect

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    Art, Sorry to hear your bad news. All you can...

    Art,

    Sorry to hear your bad news. All you can do is make the best of the situation and enjoy your dog.

    Swack
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    Still waiting on the CO to conclude his...

    Still waiting on the CO to conclude his investigation.
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    Peter, I've got a bitch who's coat color...

    Peter,

    I've got a bitch who's coat color trends toward reddish brown each spring as she begins to shed her coat. Her undercoat is a different hue from her top coat. Labs without a good undercoat...
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    Update March 14

    Here's the update I promised on the results of the dog's second round of post-release testing. I requested my local vet send me the test results for my records, as well as for the accuracy of this...
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    Bridget, Thanks for the testimonial. I've...

    Bridget,

    Thanks for the testimonial. I've used PennHip and believe it's a superior method. Sometimes I feel like the majority of the retriever world doesn't consider PennHip a valid method. ...
  25. Thanks Don. I'm glad they're doing better too! ...

    Thanks Don. I'm glad they're doing better too!

    I understand your comment concerning not letting my dogs "free roam". I'm sure before recent events I'd have had the same reaction to a person who...
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