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    Tri-Tronics 500G3 Grip?

    I have a Tri Tronics 500G3 that the rubberized portion of the grip is coming loose. It looks like two sided tape was originally used to hold this on originally have used regular tape but that does...
  2. Thread: Stand alones

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    Stand alones

    What age & what skill set should a young dog have before doing stand alone marks? I have a young dog 9 months old who is quite steady & not much bird boy help, I have done stand alone marks a lot...
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    I think that the biggest problem most people...

    I think that the biggest problem most people (myself included) have in training dogs, is in reading dogs, more pressure, less pressure, more reps, enough reps, etc. Unfortunatly the only way to learn...
  4. I have been using Revolution on my pup, not...

    I have been using Revolution on my pup, not impressed at all with this product. I have already taken four ticks off her, two of which were imbedded. The vet said that a Seresto collar comes with this...
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    I think at that age it is better to underwhelm...

    I think at that age it is better to underwhelm rather than overwhelm.
  6. Thread: Eye Redness?

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    I pretty much have ruled out food as a factor in...

    I pretty much have ruled out food as a factor in my own mind, 1. the problem almost always shows up in the left eye 2. the problem can show up at any time of day not just after feeding. Yesterday...
  7. Thread: Eye Redness?

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    Eye Redness?

    I have a young female lab (5 months) that for the last couple of months has had redness in both eyes, more so in the left eye. The vet has examined the problem and given her an antibiotic opthamalic...
  8. Thread: Cold dog

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    Some dogs seem to have a greater tolerance for...

    Some dogs seem to have a greater tolerance for cold than others, just like humans. Labs with a good double coat seem to be getting fewer & fewer, a dog with a good body weight should tolerate cold...
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    I think that a very good discussion on this site...

    I think that a very good discussion on this site would deal with ways to prevent this problem from occuring in young puppies. I know every one knows the basics, but I would like to hear from people...
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    Got the results of the MI State blood panel back...

    Got the results of the MI State blood panel back & everything was normal. What medications have people had the most success with?
  11. Thread: Hillman Users

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    Could it be said that Hillmans methods are...

    Could it be said that Hillmans methods are somewhat along the lines of Jim Dobbs?
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    She is going Mon for the MSU blood panel.

    She is going Mon for the MSU blood panel.
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    Seizure's & intact females?

    Has anyone noticed a correlation between heat cycles in an intact female and seizures? I have a 7 1/2 yr. old female who prior to having her last heat cycle has never had a seizure, since her heat...
  14. Thread: sitka gear

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    Fits well & is very warm for its weight, but is...

    Fits well & is very warm for its weight, but is not as tough as what I am used to. Requires some babying to prevent snags & wear.
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    Inter digital cyst drainage?

    When a dog has an inter digital cyst is the drainage coming from the swollen area more or less clear & not pus like? I have a dog that has a swelling between her two middle toes (seems to have this...
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    I know about the fasting prior to the test, I...

    I know about the fasting prior to the test, I have had my own cholesterol checked many times. This was a visit in connection with another situation & I asked the vet for blood work in connection...
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    High cholesterol?

    Just wondering if anyone has ever dealt with this issue in dogs & if a food change made a difference? Dog had a blood panel run for a seizure incident & the only thing that showed was an elevated...
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    I have also used commercial cod liver oil for...

    I have also used commercial cod liver oil for dogs. Had one dog that had a pretty severe allergic reaction to it & have not used it since.
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    I am sure you know exactly what you are doing,...

    I am sure you know exactly what you are doing, but in my estimation you are working with a tiÁking time bomb, barking dogs in the background & all.
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    I have had high fat content dog food that had...

    I have had high fat content dog food that had been stored in a warm location turn rancid in the summer. But as has been said a visit to a vet is the first priorty.
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    Over the years I have owned both Tri Tronics &...

    Over the years I have owned both Tri Tronics & Dogtra collars (several different models). I have yet to see a transmitter that I would trust to be waterproof, but I have not had a collar that gave me...
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    The problem with dogs & noise in training groups,...

    The problem with dogs & noise in training groups, is that some trainers are a lot more diligent about it than others. I certainly don't know what the situation is in your group but it is very hard to...
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    I would say that if the dog has been allowed to...

    I would say that if the dog has been allowed to bark for that long it will be very hard to stop.
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    If you don't believe this, just have someone that...

    If you don't believe this, just have someone that throws a certain way for you on a regular basis, throw differently. Short and in instead of long & angled back, this is very simplistic but the dog...
  25. Thread: Honoring at HT

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    If you really want to test a dogs honoring...

    If you really want to test a dogs honoring ability have him honor a shot flyer.
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