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    12 weeks old? She is just a baby. Give her some...

    12 weeks old? She is just a baby. Give her some lovin attention and socializing. If she doesn't start retrieving by the time she is 6-8 months old, then start to get concerned.
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    I tried the Tracer lights when they first came...

    I tried the Tracer lights when they first came out and did not care for them. I tried and liked and have used for 5 or 6 years now a small light that slips onto the dogs collar , they turn on and...
  3. I think there is another thread going about this...

    I think there is another thread going about this also. So I am assuming a lot of people are upset about it and the $25. fee. For someone who has only ran 4 or 5 AKC hunt tests this could leave a...
  4. I tried to scratch a dog last night from a test...

    I tried to scratch a dog last night from a test before the test closed , received a notice that my attempt had failed, then I received an e-mail that I received a partial refund, and when I checked...
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    Red Roofs are pet friendly with no extra charge. ...

    Red Roofs are pet friendly with no extra charge. I also take collapsible crates into the room for my dogs.
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    If you have a hobby shop close that handles...

    If you have a hobby shop close that handles remote control cars, planes, etc, take your old servo in and they will probably have a replacement for much less than Zinger or Gunners Up charges. I know...
  7. Most of my Hunt Test experience is with HRC, in...

    Most of my Hunt Test experience is with HRC, in HRC the Walk-ups and the Diversion birds are NOT judged as marks. They are control tests that are looking for the dog to complete the task at hand and...
  8. When I am training I almost always throw a...

    When I am training I almost always throw a diversion bird or a walk-up/walk-out bird. In training I NEVER let the dog have either one. After the dog sits, I praise them , reinforce sit, I walkout...
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    I agree with "emmylan", have thyroid levels...

    I agree with "emmylan", have thyroid levels tested. Had a little sweetheart female that developed thyroid problems and it was 'Jeykl & Hyde', and when she was ready to come into season, it was ...
  10. Thank you for the responses. I have not used...

    Thank you for the responses. I have not used Purdue for ortho but do make the drive twice a year for the goldens' eyes and have been very pleased. Yes, I agree about the vet I saw yesterday.
  11. Dog with cruciate tear holding leg up tight to body?

    Hello everyone, I know you can't diagnose online, but I just finished up with one vet and am in tears over my rescue dog. Dog is 10-12 months old. When I got him 3 weeks ago I noticed that when he...
  12. I think a lot of the blame also goes to the State...

    I think a lot of the blame also goes to the State DNR and the local DNR property manager. I have seen a big difference in how different properties in a state will treat the dog issue, I have seen...
  13. I ordered my ARE topper with a sliding window on...

    I ordered my ARE topper with a sliding window on the driver's side, a sliding window on the front, and a Windoor on the passenger side. I have a platform with drawers and three Ainley boxes that sit...
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    TUMBLEWEED camo pattern?

    TUMBLEWEED camo pattern?
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    10 years ago I bought my little patch of piece &...

    10 years ago I bought my little patch of piece & quiet out in the tules. Only thing available here at that time was Direct TV and Directway for internet (later that name changed to Hughes.net). ...
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    I went to 'Wallyworld', in the toy dept bought a...

    I went to 'Wallyworld', in the toy dept bought a popgun that looks like a 'Red Ryder' BB gun, went to 'Sporting Goods' dept and bought a plastic tube that goes in a golf bag. Made the tube wet inside...
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    I would try changing your feeding schedule. If...

    I would try changing your feeding schedule. If you are feeding three times a day, I would suggest, the first thing in the morning pup goes out to do it's business and then gets to eat and the another...
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    I believe that 'CCL' & 'OCD' problems are largely...

    I believe that 'CCL' & 'OCD' problems are largely genetic, especially when you see them in young dogs (less than a year). BUT, how many breeders have you heard of that will give any guarantee...
  19. You can get them at RADIO SHACK for about a third...

    You can get them at RADIO SHACK for about a third of the price of Dogtra or Tri-tronics.
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    I have two treadmills that I picked up at yard...

    I have two treadmills that I picked up at yard sales ($200. total), that I have in a finished off room in the barn, my two labs love em. I have a little workshop in there where I tinker around while...
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    Young dog ACL issues caused by OCD?

    Reading the thread on ACLs and genetics finally gave me the confidence to post this. We have a lab that moved weird at 5 or 6 months old (yes, from a prominant field sire) and just wasn't right. ...
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    Maybe try a frozen Kong with peanut butter and...

    Maybe try a frozen Kong with peanut butter and have someone hold that still for him so he stays in position. He would be moving enough to lick the kong, but it might work. This is very helpful for...
  23. Poll: If Lassie had been a labrador, Timmie would not...

    If Lassie had been a labrador, Timmie would not have ended up in the well in the first place. ;-)
  24. Poll: BISCUIT EATER Cried when I saw it 50 some...

    BISCUIT EATER Cried when I saw it 50 some years ago, and it still brings tears to my eyes.
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    Bill, I have a fence line that I use to teach...

    Bill, I have a fence line that I use to teach heeling, I then come back to that fence to teach right and left back. Sit the dog next to the fence, you stand about 5yds away also next to the fence,...
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