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    Old Mother Hubbard treats from Petsmart actually...

    Old Mother Hubbard treats from Petsmart actually have charcoal as one of their flavors. It can't be too bad, as hospitals give activated charcoal for certain poisonings. Charcoal from coals that come...
  2. If you are just looking for a crate/containment...

    If you are just looking for a crate/containment for boarding dogs, take a look at this crate. http://homeandkennel.petedge.com/catalog/product.jsp?productId=45512 Not the cheapest, but will work on...
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    Try using google instead. In the google search...

    Try using google instead. In the google search box type site:www.retrievertraining.net "whatever your search is" without the quotes. It is a useful option for many different sites.
  4. That is why I opted away from the isolator. ...

    That is why I opted away from the isolator. Also, when using an isolator, the alternator does not see the voltage drop on the second battery and kick into high output charge. I chose to use a high...
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    Now just something that I thought of... Has...

    Now just something that I thought of... Has anyone used a boat flare gun to fire primer loads? I'm thinking that it would make a nice easy to carry back-up. I know that the point of tracking the...
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    I start ff with a paint roller for the above...

    I start ff with a paint roller for the above reasons, as well as it is not a bumper. I do not like to start ff with an object to be used for other training later on, ie bumper, dokken.
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    Ground is ground, so connecting all of the...

    Ground is ground, so connecting all of the grounds (batteries, and truck frame/body) should not be an issue. Make sure that you have the polarity correct on your spare battery. The easiest way to...
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    Matt, at International Canine Exchange,...

    Matt, at International Canine Exchange, (http://internationalcanineexchange.com/) has an excellent program. He has a strong client list, and deals with drug/sar dogs on a daily basis.
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    One other option that may work for you is sitting...

    One other option that may work for you is sitting the dog in front of you and in-line with the blind, and sending the dog on a "back" instead of from your side.

    You could also set up some very...
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    I really like the switch feature on the EXP...

    I really like the switch feature on the EXP remotes. I use it like a safety, so I do not have to keep dialing down the remote when not in use.
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    I do not have experience with the difference btw...

    I do not have experience with the difference btw metal and aluminum. Aluminum is nice for chewers, but if that is not a problem, then PVC is fine.

    Vinyl weave is great if you wash your dogs off...
  12. Thread: Dog Beds???

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    Not your traditional big fluffy bed. ...

    Not your traditional big fluffy bed.
    http://www.kuranda.com/shop/donate.asp?intShelterID=2236&strFormStage=b
    The dogs love these beds, they are virtually indestructable, and they wash down with a...
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    I have to agree 100% with Miriam. Treadmills...

    I have to agree 100% with Miriam. Treadmills make a great alternative for excercise (both dog and owner ;) ) if you cannot go outside to run. Dogs do not multitask well, so giving the dog a job,...
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    Everyone so far agrees that the message you are...

    Everyone so far agrees that the message you are sending is not totally clear for the dog. It seems that it would be helpful for you to get your dog to sit while coming in on a regular basis from a...
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    I really hate the poop job just as much as...

    I really hate the poop job just as much as everyone else, so it gets done once a week on a good week (only two dogs). I took a large metal dust pan and bent the handle up and stuck a broom stick in...
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    Macks

    Here is a link to what you are looking for:
    http://www.mackspw.com/item.asp?im=SPR100+WB&d=Sportstand_Hunting_Dog_Stand

    They are a great company to order from, as I have had much success!

    Good...
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    Another option to keep in mind if this is a DIY...

    Another option to keep in mind if this is a DIY project is stapeling the wire to the exsisting fence. This would eliminate the need to bury the wire and be quick to install. With most fences you...
  18. Here is a link to VSR. It is a great place for...

    Here is a link to VSR.

    It is a great place for anyone in the Upstate NY area. (No I don't work there ;) )

    http://www.vetspecialistsofrochester.com/inside/specialists/specialists.html

    Brian
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    Kourtney,

    Sorry to hear about Boscoe. If you would like a 2nd opinion, I strongly reccomend Veterinary Specialists of Rochester (VSR). They have specialists in every field, and they are THE 24/7...
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