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    Never know when a can of "ham and mother...

    Never know when a can of "ham and mother somethings" will roll your way.
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    I don't FF, but now on my tenth and eleventh...

    I don't FF, but now on my tenth and eleventh retrieving gun dogs, my advice is otherwise much the same: once Pup's shown he likes birds, put them away until good retrieving habits are well in place. ...
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    Amen. This thread's a great example of how much...

    Amen. This thread's a great example of how much more adaptable dogs are than humans.
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    I've perhaps "crazier" video, but our internet...

    I've perhaps "crazier" video, but our internet provider is boogered, and I can't do anything with youtube stuff.
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    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y284/RickHall/Coy...

    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y284/RickHall/Coyotes/2012summerdogandcoyote081.jpg

    We spent so much time on that male's turf that he became quite bold about trying to protect his den area.
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    In life, there's always an alligator:...

    In life, there's always an alligator:
    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y284/RickHall/IMG_5012.jpg
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    "Sit." ...

    "Sit."

    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y284/RickHall/Coyotes/2012summerdogandcoyote082.jpg

    It would be hard not to train around coyotes in my part of the country, but I've yet to see one pose...
  8. Good vision and great memory.

    Good vision and great memory.
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    We protected our pens from burrowing predators by...

    We protected our pens from burrowing predators by burying tin sheeting angled away from the pen. Predators will dig straight down to China to get under tin, but apparently have no reverse and won't...
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    Here in SW Louisiana, the old folks call them...

    Here in SW Louisiana, the old folks call them "ice picks" and say it's bad luck to kill one.
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    Welcome to the forum, Jason. All the best to you...

    Welcome to the forum, Jason. All the best to you and Benson.
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    Local feed store may know who's raising them in...

    Local feed store may know who's raising them in your area.
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    Most won't. But not being of the "kill 'em all"...

    Most won't. But not being of the "kill 'em all" clan, I once swerved to miss a farm road cottonmouth and saw him coming for the truck in the rear view. Backed up past him to see if he'd do it...
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    Unless they're females, in which case they're not...

    Unless they're females, in which case they're not "robust" but "Rubenesque".

    Some watersnakes will flatten their heads and do a pretty fair cottonmouth impression:...
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    While cottonmouths are inclined to swim high in...

    While cottonmouths are inclined to swim high in the water, I'd not count on it.
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    Reads to me like you've just started retrieving...

    Reads to me like you've just started retrieving and already made it unpleasant for her with forced action she didn't understand. A better course might have been trying the "come" whistle I gather...
  17. Your vet may carry VIP fly ointment, which is...

    Your vet may carry VIP fly ointment, which is pretty long lasting and also works as a healing agent for split ears and such.
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    One of my most watery and strongest swimming dogs...

    One of my most watery and strongest swimming dogs was a Brittany with no undercoat and 3" tail. Could out swim one of his three Chesapeake "brothers" and hang with the others. Physically, he was a...
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    Know this is a hotly contested topic with most wild upland bird hunters opting for breaking with the flush, but an awful lot of essentially side-by-side steady verses breaking dog comparisons changed...
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    While in-your-face diversions were once common,...

    While in-your-face diversions were once common, I'm pretty sure the HRC rules now state that diversions should not be thrown in the dog's path.
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    The potential for encouraging mouth issues, due...

    The potential for encouraging mouth issues, due to their small size, was my first thought when I saw the quail question. Even when I kept a pen of quail, we used pigeons until good mouth habits were...
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    Get thee to your nearest retriever club's monthly...

    Get thee to your nearest retriever club's monthly meeting, and tell them what you've told us. They'll know what's available in the area and how well those litters' aptitudes and temperaments are apt...
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    It's long been my habit to tell them, "Pass or...

    It's long been my habit to tell them, "Pass or fail, you're my guy." in the final holding blind. Doubt it does pecans for them, but I find it calming.
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    Those fancy-smancy Le Chameaus will outlast any...

    Those fancy-smancy Le Chameaus will outlast any two, and probably three, pairs of Muck Boots. I've the cheapest they make and wonder if they won't outlast me.
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    What a well done piece. Thanks for sharing.

    What a well done piece. Thanks for sharing.
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