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  1. Because he is extremely lean and muscular. He is...

    Because he is extremely lean and muscular. He is just a big framed dog. Not an ounce of fat on him. Obviously a little extra weight will help keep him warmer. Just because the dog is larger doesn't...
  2. Yeah I imagine that would work, haha. He doesn't...

    Yeah I imagine that would work, haha. He doesn't get people food though.
  3. Possible to put a little weight on a 19 month old high octane male?

    About to start hunting a lot and concerned that my dog could use a little cushion for the cold. He is a bigger dog, 86 lbs, but there is not an ounce of fat on him. He is very lean. My question is,...
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    Had lots of issues with my sportdog wetland...

    Had lots of issues with my sportdog wetland hunter too. After a lot of research, I went with the Dogtra and the difference is amazing. Little bit bigger and bulkier but it took about 15 mins for the...
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    I have ordered a Dogtra. The Garmin has fixed...

    I have ordered a Dogtra. The Garmin has fixed contact points and this dog is going to need the longer ones. Thanks alot guys.
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    I appreciate the advice. I am dealing with a hard...

    I appreciate the advice. I am dealing with a hard dog that takes higher stims than most and a dog that has a lot of extra loose skin on his neck. I need a collar with long prongs. I don't believe the...
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    All great advice. Thanks a lot. I will look into...

    All great advice. Thanks a lot. I will look into it
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    Safe way to keep out draft on outdoor igloo?

    My dog stays outside when I am at work in his pen. He has a igloo with cedar shavings and blankets for when it gets cold. I am wondering if anybody has some ideas on how to put some sort of door of...
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    Thinking about the dogtra 2300NCP Advance or the...

    Thinking about the dogtra 2300NCP Advance or the Garmin Delta Sport. But wondering if there is that big of a difference between that and the 1900 series?
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    It just seems inconsistent. Sometimes I get a...

    It just seems inconsistent. Sometimes I get a response and sometimes I don't. This dog has a lot of loose skin on his neck so it may not be connecting right. I put it on tight though so I feel like...
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    What about the contact points? I read they are...

    What about the contact points? I read they are kind of small.
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    Another E Collar Question

    My Sport dog 425 seems to be not working 100% of the time. I am looking at getting a new collar and want some suggestions. I don't run field trials nor hunt test and don't need a multiple dog collar....
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    I think Gunny is going to be a cracker jack.

    I think Gunny is going to be a cracker jack.
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    I wish I wouldn't have seen that....What a shame

    I wish I wouldn't have seen that....What a shame
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    As long as the dog is reliably retrieving and you...

    As long as the dog is reliably retrieving and you handle the dog you should be fine. I would try to get him around some live wing clipped birds first though. You don't want his first bird to be a bad...
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    Had a similar problem with my male. Sometime I...

    Had a similar problem with my male. Sometime I forgot to do was FF with a real bird. Dog was FF flawless on bumpers but would fall all to pieces when a real bird got involved. I am in the process of...
  17. random pic today from the yard of the little man.

    20543 Fine tuning getting ready for the season, very excited.
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    It really depends. I had my dog on K-9 Advantx...

    It really depends. I had my dog on K-9 Advantx and it worked great at first but when we started doing a lot of water work it lost it's effectiveness. Don't let them fool you, that stuff WILL lose...
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    Seasonal Fea and Tick question.

    Would it be ok to cycle off of the flea and tick meds during the winter months or had anybody ever thought of that?
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    I force fetched this dog with bumpers starting...

    I force fetched this dog with bumpers starting with ear pinch and then transitioning to collar fetch. I noticed when using real birds that there were clearly some holes in my force fetch so I am...
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    Ear Pinch or E Collar??

    Friend of mine was watching me reinforce force fetch with a real bird today and asked some questions about it. He asked why use ear pinch if the dog is collar conditioned? Why not just use the e...
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    You won't have any problems with that one

    You won't have any problems with that one
  23. Thread: Fortiflora

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    Had same situation you did with my male and I put...

    Had same situation you did with my male and I put him on fortiflora for a month and cleared everything up no problems. It's impossible to keep weight on a young intact male though so keep that in mind
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    Thanks a lot laneb, I will be ordering some...

    Thanks a lot laneb, I will be ordering some frozen birds because I think the ones the trainer gave me are bad, they smell kind of like a rutting bucks tarsals when thawed. Anyway, I started my first...
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    Your 100% right and I noticed it today. The...

    Your 100% right and I noticed it today. The trainer told me not to be afraid to be stern on e collar and be quick on the trigger with commands. When I got home we went on our routine walk and I paid...
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