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    I agree with you, Corey. And 'negative' for a pet...

    I agree with you, Corey. And 'negative' for a pet dog can be as simple as a firm "no".
    I thought it was interesting that they had two lap dogs onstage -- not a Labrador, Pointer, German Shepherd,...
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    Jill Volsch (Morningside Retrievers) is located...

    Jill Volsch (Morningside Retrievers) is located just south of the FL/GA line between Tallahassee and Thomasville. She is an excellent trainer for both dogs and handlers. She concentrates on AKC...
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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    Keep it short and simple. The dog you surrendered...

    Keep it short and simple. The dog you surrendered to me due to bad behavior has already been placed with an experienced handler. He is no longer available. Period.
    And get him registered with AKC in...
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    Congratulations Dave and Faith - keep on...

    Congratulations Dave and Faith - keep on celebrating!
  6. I am so sorry for your loss of the 'big red dog'....

    I am so sorry for your loss of the 'big red dog'. The tribute you wrote brought me to tears - moving and funny at the same time. It made me wish that I had known him. Rest in peace, Kirby, flyers in...
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    It's addictive! It's so much fun to see the dogs...

    It's addictive! It's so much fun to see the dogs work, how much they enjoy it, the great high when you do well at a challenging test, the nice people you meet and the good conversations you have....
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    Some of these ideas sound interesting. I kind of...

    Some of these ideas sound interesting. I kind of like the idea of Kyle Bertram's about allowing a club to hold just a Master test after JH/SH has been supported. Also like the idea of allowing active...
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    Reading this thread has made me laugh out loud....

    Reading this thread has made me laugh out loud. Thanks for brightening my morning :D
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    I don't hunt but my husband and sons do. My...

    I don't hunt but my husband and sons do. My husband would teach his Lab how to basically retrieve and take him hunting - I wasn't particularly interested. Then we went to see our first HT - WOW, it...
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    I have been told that although the whistle may be...

    I have been told that although the whistle may be same model/company, that one cannot determine the sound quality until they actually blow the whistle. Thus, buying many and only keeping a few.
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    I wanted to mention that just because the dog has...

    I wanted to mention that just because the dog has a pro handler name next to the entry doesn't mean that the owner wasn't the person who actually entered the dog. When entries move so quickly, seeing...
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    I really like the shotgun simulators (thunder...

    I really like the shotgun simulators (thunder sticks). It just takes a little practice to get the rhythm of priming them and shooting. I am pretty sure that I was at a HT last winter where they had...
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    God bless the United States of America!

    God bless the United States of America!
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    I just visited the McMaster-Carr website trying...

    I just visited the McMaster-Carr website trying to figure out which tubing the previous poster was speaking of. Could only find a "foam" tubing that was od 7/16?

    I would like to know which product...
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    Here's a true story. In a SH test our old Lab,...

    Here's a true story. In a SH test our old Lab, Sage (who was, um, an independent fellow) watched the mark (dead bird) go down, went after it when sent, hunted a bit in the AOF - then left the AOF and...
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    Have you tried calling tritronics? In the past,...

    Have you tried calling tritronics? In the past, their support staff has been helpful in diagnosing problems I've had with their products over the phone. (ie determining if it was something with the...
  18. Many years ago my BLF Cleo (that's her in my...

    Many years ago my BLF Cleo (that's her in my avatar) went through a short time of freezing on the bird. I am sure I initiated it by taking a bird from her too quickly in a HT. In that case, she...
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    Thanks everyone for your input. I actually have a...

    Thanks everyone for your input. I actually have a 6 yo Cosmo granddaughter. Thinking about would I do it again. She's awesome in the field, wonderful in the house......but we're still working on...
  20. Well - that about covers it, JD ;)

    Well - that about covers it, JD ;)
  21. Thanks everyone for your comments!

    Thanks everyone for your comments!
  22. Is mouthing/freezing on the bird a genetic trait or learned behavior. Thoughts please

    If a sire has a mouthing issue (led to a freezing on the bird issue), do you all think that can be passed along genetically to a pup or would you all think it is more of a learned behavior ("I can...
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    Question about Cosmo offspring

    I have heard that Cosmo offspring can be off the wall and don't have an "off switch" that allows them to be good in the field and good as a house dog. I would really appreciate hearing from anyone...
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    Way to go!

    Way to go!
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    Don't know if this would work for your church,...

    Don't know if this would work for your church, but I've seen churches and schools in my area raffle off a prime parking spot for services for a year. In some cases the winner gets a reserved sign...
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