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    Whoo hoo, looks like you found some quackers!

    Whoo hoo, looks like you found some quackers!
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    I have done raw, home cooked, and kibble, and...

    I have done raw, home cooked, and kibble, and currently all 3 are on kibble. Not a nutritionist, either, but I've managed not to kill my husband or my children so far attempting to provide a balanced...
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    My grandfather raised and trained hunting dogs...

    My grandfather raised and trained hunting dogs (Llewellen setters) and took out hunting parties in the Washington DC area in the early 1900's. Wish I had known him to ask about the dogs, but he died...
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    I have both Jackie Mertens and Bill Hillman. Bill...

    I have both Jackie Mertens and Bill Hillman. Bill has many clips from his videos on youtube, it's a great way to see if you like his style before spending any money. Used his retriever puppy DVD with...
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    Glad you were able to make it, isn't it amazing?...

    Glad you were able to make it, isn't it amazing? I have had the benefit of expert assistance from several people and each time it has made a huge difference. My husband's young bitch is sired by...
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    Nice work, Mark. Getting your share of honkers...

    Nice work, Mark. Getting your share of honkers this year! LOL
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    Wisc_prairie, hope you can take advantage of the...

    Wisc_prairie, hope you can take advantage of the opportunity to go see Sharon. It's probably something simple, but it takes someone with experience to see what you're doing and say "oh that's all it...
  8. Thread: Dr Tims?

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    All I can add is that the switch is what is...

    All I can add is that the switch is what is likely causing the looser stools, not the food. Give your dog a couple of weeks to adjust to the new food before you make any decisions. You won't really...
  9. Wouldn't it be easier just to get him a neoprene...

    Wouldn't it be easier just to get him a neoprene vest? They're surprisingly inexpensive.
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    Most pet food manufacturers recommend you store...

    Most pet food manufacturers recommend you store the food in the bag it comes in: if you pour it out into a container, just make sure you wash out the container occasionally. The oil from the food...
  11. Thread: USFW Survey

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    Looking good, Mark! JB smoked a turkey breast and...

    Looking good, Mark! JB smoked a turkey breast and 4 pheasant today, made for a nice Thanksgiving meal. Looking forward to trying out some duck poppers in the near future! Happy Thanksgiving to you :)
  12. I use the foam pads they make for in front of the...

    I use the foam pads they make for in front of the kitchen sink, lol. When the artwork wears off in the kitchen I cut it to fit the crate. None of our dogs seem interested in tearing them up, but they...
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    Looking good, Mark! We have been in NE, doing a...

    Looking good, Mark! We have been in NE, doing a little "practicing." You will no doubt hear from JB in the morning, lol. Now that we're home will send you a few pics.
  14. Thanks, Tim, I had forgotten about that one! I am...

    Thanks, Tim, I had forgotten about that one! I am happy as a clam to be able to say "my dog qualified for the MN XX number of times and has earned the MHXX title. She has 10 passes now, so we are...
  15. It's tough: I enter and run all season because I...

    It's tough: I enter and run all season because I enjoy it. Does that mean I ought to stop entering after 6 passes per year? Don't particularly like that idea... but hate to think I'm keeping people...
  16. Awesome, would love to see a Boykin run sometime!

    Awesome, would love to see a Boykin run sometime!
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    As others have noted, you can change how far back...

    As others have noted, you can change how far back EE looks by changing the starting date of the search. You're in NV, right? I'm in CO, but here's what we usually do: NM test the last weekend in...
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    Ron in Portland, it says "the club MAY offer...

    Ron in Portland, it says "the club MAY offer junior and/or senior level tests only." It's not mandatory. Our little club only holds one event per year. We know full well that, among our usual...
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    Looks good to me! :)

    Looks good to me! :)
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    Tease!!!!!

    Tease!!!!!
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    Run a lot of HRC finished tests on weekends. Get...

    Run a lot of HRC finished tests on weekends. Get really good at it, learn to maintain a high pass rate, and accumulate points. Try to find a local club to train with, hopefully someone in the group...
  22. Thread: Girl Vs Boy

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    From my own vantage point, there's nothing like a...

    From my own vantage point, there's nothing like a spayed female for competition or hunting. She never comes in heat, and she won't be distracted by the scent of girls like a boy would be. Unless you...
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    Single mom, irresponsible choices, I'm betting she doesn't have the $$ to pay for your rabies series, much less anything else. Probably can't really afford the dog.
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    Never have used a neoprene vest, can't help with...

    Never have used a neoprene vest, can't help with that one, LOL.

    We wash ours when they stink, usually because of stinky water or something stinky they rolled in. One of ours will occasionally...
  25. Wow, would have loved to sit in on that...

    Wow, would have loved to sit in on that conversation! Sounds like she's a lovely person.
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