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    Thanks - agree with shortening up and success...

    Thanks - agree with shortening up and success but as mentioned no helper and no cover. Yesterday used a tennis ball deliberately dropped in a small tussock (dog watched) -walked away about 25 yds...
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    establishing tight hunt pattern

    Have been searching through the Forum looking for ways to re-establish tight hunt pattern. Lots of info but nothing much if training alone. My 3 year old has suddenly started hunting the paddock. ...
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    Thanks everyone for suggestions. Followed up...

    Thanks everyone for suggestions. Followed up here and have come up with an equine powder with same constituents and much cheaper!

    In the meantime went to another greyhound vet who took an xray...
  4. Thread: joint supplement

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    joint supplement

    My 8 year old has low grade arthritis in hips. spine and one toe. Vet has recommended a new product (at least for Aus) called 4CYTE. Major active ingredient is Epiitalis plus green lipped muscle,...
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    Mine love fir cones - never picked one up in a...

    Mine love fir cones - never picked one up in a trial but great to play with
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    How often do you use play as a reward? Try...

    How often do you use play as a reward? Try having more fun interspersed with drills and tough set ups - might help.
  7. Thread: Bumper Boy Bumpers

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    Have sent them an email asking if they ship...

    Have sent them an email asking if they ship overseas. The canvass one looks as if it would fit.
  8. Thread: Bumper Boy Bumpers

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    Bumper Boy Bumpers

    Does anyone know if someone sells bumpers that will work with bumper boys? Would need to be an organisation that ships overseas. Thanks.
  9. Thread: Bumperboy issue

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    Just had a look on their website but could not...

    Just had a look on their website but could not figure out the servo from the pictures. Do you have a model number for ordering? Not sure if they ship O/S but would be good to find out.
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    Congratulations Mary - very well done indeed. ...

    Congratulations Mary - very well done indeed. Am sure Howard is alive and well in your thoughts and probably guiding them too.
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    This is something I often wondered about. Often...

    This is something I often wondered about. Often pups are born with separated placenta and/or take a bit of human attention - friction to get breathing. In my experience sometimes this takes several...
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    On reading this it appears that you do not have a...

    On reading this it appears that you do not have a 'heat policy'. Does this mean that regardless of how hot/humid it gets shade or no shade (Trees) all your trials go ahead?
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    From what I have read, seen and discussed when I...

    From what I have read, seen and discussed when I visited trials in Alaska plus discussion with Bill Eckett on his visits, ours are a mixture. Our concepts are extremely complex but distances not as...
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    Thanks everyone - some good ideas which I will...

    Thanks everyone - some good ideas which I will pass on. Need to be quiet to compete - lose a lot of points for noise.
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    They are 2 years old and in transition. Hope it...

    They are 2 years old and in transition. Hope it does go away - they are barking rather than yipping - starts off as a yip.
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    giving voice when swimming for bumper

    Wonder if anyone has ideas on how to stop a young dog from giving voice when swimming - can't get there fast enough. Have thought of not allowing them to complete the retrieve but not sure how easy...
  17. Thread: Am I too old?

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    Wish I was that young! Have 3 youngest 2 years...

    Wish I was that young! Have 3 youngest 2 years old. Would not be without them even though they are temporarily farmed out whilst recovering from surgery. As someone said - just imagine 10 years...
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    Just to let you know Bumper Boy came back to my...

    Just to let you know Bumper Boy came back to my friend and can supply a replacement. If it comes as promised - very good service.
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    Dead Bumper Boy Transmitter - Help

    A friend's BB transmitter has died and is non fixable - of course just as we start our 2014 trialling season! Does anyone know if some sort of replacement is available? If so, she can organise...
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    I also had only heard of it in horses. If it...

    I also had only heard of it in horses. If it happens again will ask them to check urine. Thanks. But if it is not that what on earth is it? Definitely not EIC according to the vet. To me it is a...
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    Tying-up. Rhabdomyalysis

    Has any one experience of this? Apparently usually greyhounds but can be hunting and sled dogs. A bitch I bred (2yrs) very hard going had an episode yesterday undiagnosed but vet said could...
  22. Thread: luxating patella

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    Have a look at my thread on Luxating Patella -...

    Have a look at my thread on Luxating Patella - last post yesterday
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    Hope you never have this issue but thought I...

    Hope you never have this issue but thought I would update. The bitch has a very unusual partial, lateral luxating patella caused by trauma of some sort (probably hard running over rough ground in...
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    Keep warm everyone - what we hear over here is...

    Keep warm everyone - what we hear over here is that is going to get a lot worse - at least a 2 dog day in bed!
  25. Thread: Luxating Patella

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    Thanks all. She goes back to the vet next...

    Thanks all. She goes back to the vet next Friday. She is my dog but lives with someone else who does a lot of hunting and work on birds this time of the year without the gun. It appears to be...
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