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  1. Thread: Dog Box fan

    by Dave Kress
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    So if you have an inverter consider a cheap box...

    So if you have an inverter consider a cheap box 16 or 20 " fan. That's what we use
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    Right #21 derbies are about natural abilities. ...

    Right #21 derbies are about natural abilities.
    However there is many a team been dropped by folks.

    Dk
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    Ok op sounds like a nice pup however you may be...

    Ok op sounds like a nice pup however you may be overreaching.
    Pup learns by making right decisions and your responsibility is to set up training opps
    At the derby hooked guns get you dropped. At...
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    Several years ago a handler spoke German to the...

    Several years ago a handler spoke German to the dogs and another Spanish. One set of judges wanted to toss the German speaking team as un American. True story
    Dk
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    You'll have many new friends Dk

    You'll have many new friends
    Dk
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    AKC Ht judges seminar in Birmingham Al

    The Black Warrior RC and the North Alabama RC plan to host a HT judges seminar in August 2015 near Birmingham Al.
    The exact location and date have not been selected however we are leaning toward...
  7. So we are on our 1st night our of a 15 week trip....

    So we are on our 1st night our of a 15 week trip.
    7 labs ranging from 11 to 12 weeks.
    Should be a lot of fun and we've done this for many years

    Dry camping = no elec, no water, no sewer
    You...
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    So Gar we have a Ranger x Ford breeding Our...

    So Gar we have a Ranger x Ford breeding
    Our Faith ( ford x Rudy 2nd breeding) was bred to Ranger.
    Stan Hughes Golly is from that breeding , our Warrior and Kid are also littermates

    These dogs...
  9. Thread: Snakebit

    by Dave Kress
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    2 snakebite stories 1) some will recall Pixie (...

    2 snakebite stories
    1) some will recall Pixie ( crossed the bridge dec 31) , she was doing an open water blind at Mtarc a few years ago. Pixie stopped on the whistle and raised her paw with a snake...
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    Thinking you will be just fine with radiant heat...

    Thinking you will be just fine with radiant heat and a sealed surface - many many homes have that arrangement and I know at least 2 kennels.
    Dk
  11. You have a great question and I think you will...

    You have a great question and I think you will find several in our dog sport community that at least live a part of the year via RV
    We use an 8 hole chassis mount with a 3500 dodge to pull our 32'...
  12. Our shooters are important - bad shots equal cost...

    Our shooters are important - bad shots equal cost of birds and shells then time also.
    The wrong chokes or shot size equal destroyed game and has anyone ever left the crate door open for a flock...
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    Dr J - Dr J- Dr J !!!!!!! Helped so many teams...

    Dr J - Dr J- Dr J !!!!!!!

    Helped so many teams recover and excell
    Dk
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    Nicely put #58 - well done Dk

    Nicely put #58 - well done
    Dk
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    Really a great debate - senior is tough and I...

    Really a great debate - senior is tough and I suggest to folks that ask the question that you shouldn't enter senior till your ready for Master and to carry that farther don't enter junior till your...
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    Great question and I like seeing the replies. I...

    Great question and I like seeing the replies.
    I got started with retrievers as a teenager in the 60's. My baseball coach had this lab and I was the thrower, the rope puller, the feeder and so on....
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    Hunt Test Judges Seminar in Alabama

    The Black Warrior RC and the North Alabama RC are considering hosting an AKC Ht judges seminar in the Birmingham area either in July or Auguest. This seminar would be a one day event likely held on a...
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    The Boyett gets around! Notice his sig line is...

    The Boyett gets around! Notice his sig line is Bama and we loaned him to the Sunshine state. They seem to be handing him off for even more education
    Central Alabama and Black Warrior take credit...
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    So sorry for your issues- I believe you may find...

    So sorry for your issues- I believe you may find that there is more of these incidents than we want.
    Most labs that I know make recovery and there are people and vets with experience you may...
  20. Gregg - Rick just happens to be "springing" at...

    Gregg - Rick just happens to be "springing" at our place in Bama.
    So call or come over- there till next weekend

    Ricks business is Winagin and he left CPH maybe 5 years ago
    We went with Rick...
  21. In "olden days" dogs did not even start training...

    In "olden days" dogs did not even start training till they were 18 months old
    No worries just enjoy the training
    Dk
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    Another great honor story - just a few years ago...

    Another great honor story - just a few years ago as I watched from the gallery the honor dog gets up before any marks are thrown. First he comes to the gallery and then trots over to the judges...
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    Well said Lester and thank you for the post Dk

    Well said Lester and thank you for the post
    Dk
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    IMHO this honor and working dog question is great...

    IMHO this honor and working dog question is great
    What I can offer and my view only plus I have been wrong

    In "olden days" I have seen rather often a walk up double where each dog got 1...
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    Or the honor dog standing #7 as long the honor...

    Or the honor dog standing #7 as long the honor dog doesn't interfere with the working dog

    Once saw an honor dog dropped for howling and I mean howling all through the marks.
    Dk
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