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    It is going to get worse when those educated by...

    It is going to get worse when those educated by Common Core methods are old enough to vote.
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    One of the public hunting grounds in NE Oklahoma...

    One of the public hunting grounds in NE Oklahoma used to be notorious for eagles coming in and hunting cripples after the 1pm shooting time.

    While hunting the year before last, we had a cripple...
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    With Ginger, we didn't slow up with opening...

    With Ginger, we didn't slow up with opening weekend of Pheasant season with several other males in our group. Once the pheasants started flying, everyone got to business of finding birds and...
  4. I spent a summer training with a pro, and we were...

    I spent a summer training with a pro, and we were running dogs all day with temperatures above 100 and high humidity. They were ran in short bursts then put away. The temperatures were harder on us...
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    Thanks for the replies. With Ginger, we never...

    Thanks for the replies. With Ginger, we never slowed down on hunting. The boys ignored her after a few minutes and when the pheasants started flying. Stormy's mom came into heat right before tests...
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    Training while In-Season

    For those of you with females, what do you do with training while in season? Do you take a break, or continue as nothing happened except for staying away from the males? Or do you lighten up?

    My...
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    I always try to balance the happy bumpers with...

    I always try to balance the happy bumpers with the drill work, and noticed with mine the more she matures, the more attention she has. The more she understands, the happier she is at the drill work...
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    I have a Sport Dog Pro 2400 that I bought in 2005...

    I have a Sport Dog Pro 2400 that I bought in 2005 that is still working great after replacing the batteries last year. It is my backup to my Garmin Tritronics 550. I used it for a few weeks during...
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    As others have said, break it down in bites. ...

    As others have said, break it down in bites. Then you may need to redo the process in as many new ponds as possible to generalize the expectations. I fought through some tough water issues with my...
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    We used it off and on with Ginger the last few...

    We used it off and on with Ginger the last few years of her life. It seemed to help her a lot. We also had to keep her on a quality grain free diet. I am not sure it was worth the price tag, but...
  11. After owning two on both extremes of the...

    After owning two on both extremes of the spectrum, there is a huge difference between a golden out of field lines and one that isn't. Our current pup first went into the water at 53 days of age...
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    I believe Tulsa is full that same weekend.

    I believe Tulsa is full that same weekend.
  13. Who says golden's won't run straight lines? I...

    Who says golden's won't run straight lines? I had to stop mine half way to Texas last week after a judge had me send her on a no bird. We discussed that no bird was thrown after sending. She kept...
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    They said they didn't want to disrupt a state...

    They said they didn't want to disrupt a state tournament game on another field. Athletes at that level will not be distracted by singing on another field. geez.... It was a disrespect to the...
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    Bar Keeper's Friend is made for cleaning...

    Bar Keeper's Friend is made for cleaning stainless steel pots and pans. It should work on anything else that is Stainless. Sometimes just some elbow grease and dish soap will cut through chemical...
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    GDG - Pup Burning Energy

    On days we don't train, and the pup just has to burn energy. She runs around the yard as fast as she can and either jumps the table we have next to the back door, or she clears both the grill and...
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    I use heel and here. We were pretty solid by 4...

    I use heel and here. We were pretty solid by 4 months when we ran our first test, and the sit command saved her from blowing someone else's test when she pulled the lease out of my hand when she saw...
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    Exactly what we did, and then transitioned any...

    Exactly what we did, and then transitioned any pressure on the collar with a corresponding nick. Then lost the choke collar and only used the nick which results in a very well behaved heel no matter...
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    I just transition any bump the pup puts on a...

    I just transition any bump the pup puts on a check cord to a nick and heel command. Eventually, I drop the command and just nick on pressure of the check chord. We do this along with sitting on our...
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    Many bark collars start off in the low setting...

    Many bark collars start off in the low setting and automatically adjust to a higher setting until the barking stops. After 5 or 10 minutes, it will go back to the low setting which a dog may not...
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    Keep hitting refresh. I got it to come up so I...

    Keep hitting refresh. I got it to come up so I can enter after it goofed up.
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    Sooner has filled 98 of 120 slots, and hardly any...

    Sooner has filled 98 of 120 slots, and hardly any lower level slots are filled. We are only going to run in the Junior on Saturday, and then watch our daughter perform ballet at Mayfest on Sunday.
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    Not addressed to me, but after the sit command is...

    Not addressed to me, but after the sit command is solid, you can start mixing in "sit" and whistle until the pup becomes conditioned to it or the command is one in the same.

    As far as whistles,...
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    One could never get anywhere with my current pup...

    One could never get anywhere with my current pup using food. But a fun bumper, or a retrieve in ice has always been what she lives for. I would still like to know how much she has learned by...
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    Maybe the Swishy One bought a duck farm. Where...

    Maybe the Swishy One bought a duck farm. Where has the Swishy One gone?
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