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    Thanks for looking at them.

    Thanks for looking at them.
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    Off Topic - Business Logo Help

    Hey guys

    I know this is off topic for this forum but I would appreciate your opinions. I am designing a logo for my CPA business that is going to have a niche in agriculture accounting. Click on...
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    Neoprene Vests - which is your favorite?

    I am in the market for a neoprene vest for my 8.5mo YLM and need to buy one ASAP before my two week trip back home to NoDak. I have been looking at multiple brands (Banded, Avery, Cabelas, etc.) and...
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    Do you guys use the command "heel" for both...

    Do you guys use the command "heel" for both sides? One of the guys at my retriever club (his dog is a master national qualifier) told me to use "heel" for one side and "side" for the other. On the...
  5. Definitely not concentrating on it, but like you...

    Definitely not concentrating on it, but like you said, definitely worth paying attention to for more advanced work down the road. Thanks Gun_Dog2002 for the link to that post. Good information.
  6. Alignment at the Line - Teaching movement with "Here" and "Heel"

    So I am going through obedience with my 5.5 month old pup, and I was reading the "How to Train Retrievers Alone" book that comes with Dennis Voigt's DVD. He talks about when having a dog at the...
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    Teaching Front Sit

    How do you guys teach the front sit during obedience? I am reading Lardy's articles right now and it says that he has the dog do a front sit after saying "here" or "come". Also, how do you...
  8. Thread: "The Newsroom"

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    If you watch all the episodes, they really point...

    If you watch all the episodes, they really point out how stupid politicians are based upon the things that they are saying. Aaron Sorkin (director) is a democrat and makes all of his points in the...
  9. Thread: "The Newsroom"

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    "The Newsroom"

    How many of you have seen this show? Based upon the political discussions on this forum (that I mostly read for entertainment), I think this would be a good show for you all to watch.

    This was...
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    He is fine now. Basically got back from the vet...

    He is fine now. Basically got back from the vet and started feeding him a little water/food about a half an hour apart and alternating between the two. Eventually he puked it up. I have never been...
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    Pup swallowed a sock....

    I basically walked into the room after leaving him alone for like a minute last night and he looked like was swallowing something. Looked around for what it could have been and I only had one sock...
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    For people who are looking to make a trip this...

    For people who are looking to make a trip this fall, here are a couple tips from someone who grew up in North Dakota

    1. Devils Lake is not the only place in the state to shoot waterfowl
    2. ...
  13. Thread: Teething

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    Teething

    What do you guys work on when your pup is teething? My YLM turned 18 weeks this past Sunday.
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    Corporate world is BS these days when it comes to...

    Corporate world is BS these days when it comes to affirmative action. Two people with the same qualities, experience, and skills -- if one of them is not white, they will get the job because it...
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    When to Start Collar Conditioning

    Hope everyone is having a good weekend!

    I was just watching Evan's Puppy DVD and he starts with the "here" command at about the age of 4 months, which is exactly the age of my pup (YLM) as of...
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    Agreed. I never said that it was democrats or...

    Agreed. I never said that it was democrats or republicans or any other party. It is anyone and everyone. The steps they continue to try and take are like shooting BB guns at freight trains.
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    I would stop paying taxes tomorrow if I could. ...

    I would stop paying taxes tomorrow if I could. Government spending is out of control and I am sick of this "give me a handout" or "I am going to feed off the government" attitude that way to many...
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    So I tried standing still a couple times this...

    So I tried standing still a couple times this week during our walks, and again, he stays right next to me. Anyone think that it could be an obedience issue - such as being too hard on him at home?...
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    Our retriever club had Frances O. Smith DVM over...

    Our retriever club had Frances O. Smith DVM over to speak at our club last night. She is the current VP of the Labrador Retriever Parent Club. In her presentation, she mentioned that the labrador...
  20. We did not. I am originally from North Dakota...

    We did not. I am originally from North Dakota and had someone that had been going up there for years with us. I have never used an outfitter so i wouldn't even know who to recommend. Our best...
  21. Cancel all you mentioned and hit up Saskatchewan...

    Cancel all you mentioned and hit up Saskatchewan for some snow geese! Bring a minimum of 2 boxes of shells per day. Dogs will get PLENTY of retrieving....
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    I have Julie's book and have been doing this...

    I have Julie's book and have been doing this almost everyday (provided its not raining/snowing). When I walk with him I say absolutely nothing. Every other walk or so I will call him back to me, but...
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    Puppy Curiousity Lacking?

    My almost 15 week old YLM has been acting weird ever since we got him and I am not quite sure how to handle it.

    I will take the pup out for a walk (doesn't matter if its in the city on leash or in...
  24. Thread: New Club

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    Congrats on getting everything started! Might...

    Congrats on getting everything started! Might have to venture over for a test if I ever get the chance.
  25. Thread: Ainley

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    Nice rig! Bet it shines really well in the sun!

    Nice rig! Bet it shines really well in the sun!
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