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    Thanks to all for the input, will investigate...

    Thanks to all for the input, will investigate further and see what shakes out. Appreciate you help:)
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    OT - Muck Boot Replacements

    Have had 2 pairs of Muck boot Woody Sports and actually really like them. However, they seem to wear out in about 2-3 years of relatively heavy use, mostly in the rubber areas where it creases/bends...
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    By your description I do not think you have a...

    By your description I do not think you have a soft dog, you have a dog that needs more time to mature and definetly needs force fetch. Dependant on the blood lines the dog may not possess the high...
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    Guess I will have to be the one thats...

    Guess I will have to be the one thats "different". I have 2 dogs and both have their HRCH titles. One has 35 CKC Master passes and has passed the CKC National Master twice. Neither dog has done...
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    Young Dog Early Titles Vs Injuries

    Followed the recent/current Benson thread and have to say it is an amazing achievement and both handlers and dogs are to be congratulated. Thinking of the age of that dog, Ammo, and various other...
  6. Thread: Tick Meds

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    Tick Meds

    Anybody use any of the oral medications for flea/tick control? I have had really good luck with K9 Advantix, but vet is now stocking a couple of oral type medications. Gets away from the Advantix...
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    I bought the Invisible Fence system for the main...

    I bought the Invisible Fence system for the main reason they guaranteed it would work. I talked with others who bought other systems at local pet stores and they had issues with dogs getting out. ...
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    Ask the breeder which one they would take and/or...

    Ask the breeder which one they would take and/or like the best. I don't believe you can pick one pup that is better than the others with the limited time you have to observe their personalities or...
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    I had the same issue with my first dog. I also...

    I had the same issue with my first dog. I also train alone. Obviously you have to enforce your obedience to a higher standard. Be cautious of the ecollar as it can actually amplify the issue in...
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    We sort of stumbled upon NBDM one year while in...

    We sort of stumbled upon NBDM one year while in Memphis. We headed over and it was a absolute amazing place to visit. It was really cool to see all the big name field trial retrievers...
  11. Thread: Pup Training

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    My question is in what regards is obediance the...

    My question is in what regards is obediance the issue? Does he have the standard sit, here, stay, etc. in place and does as he's told when he's told? If the basics are not instilled during normal...
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    Good job!!!! And nice feed of geese too:)

    Good job!!!! And nice feed of geese too:)
  13. If you are set on either a Toller or Chessie and...

    If you are set on either a Toller or Chessie and want to run FT then my opinion is you won't have much success as per the above reasons. Then it is going to boil down to shear numbers. The fields...
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    Unfortunately going down the allergy food route...

    Unfortunately going down the allergy food route tends to be expensive. If you suspect it is chicken I would look first at ProPlan Salmon and Rice formula. Kill two birds with one stone. It...
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    I was thinking the salt route as well or some of...

    I was thinking the salt route as well or some of that urea fertilizer. Either of those choices would work. The anti freeze kind of scares me because if any critters get into it you will have...
  16. Thread: Best Rain Suit

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    I was told by a retailer that GoreTex and all the...

    I was told by a retailer that GoreTex and all the other membrane based breathable fabrics were only "waterproof" for 20 minutes as per the laws governing such things. After that all bets were off by...
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    Nice to see a healthy # of entrants. I'm sure...

    Nice to see a healthy # of entrants. I'm sure the host club will put on a first rate event. Best to those who are running.
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    Intresting you brought this up. My vet, in...

    Intresting you brought this up. My vet, in southern Ontario, is carrying it now as well. I asked the office staff about it and they said they litterally just got it in this week. Interested to see...
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    About the tires......."Sorry Marty.......what was...

    About the tires......."Sorry Marty.......what was I thinking.......it will never happen again". Got get 'em Cuz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 'Nuff said:)
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    I have multiple makes and models. I have the...

    I have multiple makes and models. I have the Dalahasse, Green Monster, Mega pealess orange, and Mega with pea black. My go to is the Mega pealess orange. I run hunt tests so do not need the extra...
  21. Thread: Dog Elbow Help

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    Would something as simple as putting down some of...

    Would something as simple as putting down some of that green outdoor carpet fix the problem? Even if I doubled it up for extra cushioning?
  22. Thread: Dog Elbow Help

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    Cow trough would finish the deal for sure. Nice...

    Cow trough would finish the deal for sure. Nice house, deck, and a pool:) A great idea. I guess my next question would be if the concrete itself is causing the callus' or would any "hard" surface...
  23. Thread: Dog Elbow Help

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    And therein lies part of the problem. They both...

    And therein lies part of the problem. They both have 8'x12' kennels with half the area being concrete, half raised wooden deck where their dog houses reside, and sun covering over most of top. ...
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    Dog Elbow Help

    During the summer months my dogs spend much more time outdoors in their kennels. As a result those spots on their elbows where the hair rubs off and get rough is starting to get bad. One elbow is...
  25. X3 for Sandy. Excellent trainer and person.

    X3 for Sandy. Excellent trainer and person.
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