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  1. Thread: Duck Drag?

    by Mn John
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    The NAVHDA Utility Preparation Test and the...

    The NAVHDA Utility Preparation Test and the Utility test both have a "retrieve by drag". This portion of the test is really about obedience and cooperation, and little to do with retrieving or...
  2. Back77 wrote: For me the OFA statistics...

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    For me the OFA statistics while interesting provide little in the way of useful information regarding breeding decisions. So not having dogs included that clearly would be at the...
  3. Just amazing! What is that saying about a fool...

    Just amazing! What is that saying about a fool and his money?

    John
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    We had a 9 year old female that had what was...

    We had a 9 year old female that had what was diagnosed as an FCE. It effected her right side, she did recover most of her mobility although she did/does have limitations. She doesn't move with the...
  5. sclaybaker wrote: No I would not breed to...

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    No I would not breed to that dog. Both Penn Hip and OFA evaluate only what we can see, it's phenotype. The evaluation of it's close relatives gives us some insight into the...
  6. One advantage to OFA, that has not been...

    One advantage to OFA, that has not been mentioned, is the database of the results of all dogs submitted to OFA for evaluation. The database is a great resource that allows one to not only look up a...
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    I would recommend these; Cabela's "Perfekt™"...

    I would recommend these; Cabela's "Perfekt™" Ultimate Hunter Fit IQ Hunting Boots by Meindl. Link here:...
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    Term limits put the lobbyist in roles of...

    Term limits put the lobbyist in roles of "educating" smart but inexperienced congress people about the issues they are not familiar with. Issues that are not important to their district, but are...
  9. According to the link this happen in China. Meat...

    According to the link this happen in China. Meat sourced in China for outlets in China.

    Given that this is not a big surprise.
  10. Don't know where you are in South Dakota, but if...

    Don't know where you are in South Dakota, but if you are close to Sioux Falls contact the Midwest Tri-State Chapter of NAVHDA. Go to a training day and see a few dogs in action. They would be a...
  11. Thread: Pointer JH

    by Mn John
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    The AKC JH for pointing dogs is mostly about...

    The AKC JH for pointing dogs is mostly about natural ability. The dogs needs find and point a bird, and hold the point long enough for the handler to get within reasonable gun range. You want a dog...
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    I had mine done in 2004 (I was 44), no issues. ...

    I had mine done in 2004 (I was 44), no issues. Did not really have any pain, there was a little swelling and stiffness for a few days. I took it easy for about a week per doctors orders and then...
  13. The 2 already offered are good ones, a 3rd would...

    The 2 already offered are good ones, a 3rd would be Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital, Dr Winsor

    http://ighvet.com/index.php
  14. Any news on the results?

    Any news on the results?
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    Mark, go to www.NAVHDA.org under the membership...

    Mark, go to www.NAVHDA.org under the membership tab you will find a map of all the NAVHDA Chapters, find the one closest to you and give them a call. NAVHDA is where to find the Versatile GSP's and...
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    Chevy: You have heard a lot of opinions most...

    Chevy:

    You have heard a lot of opinions most of which are correct. I currently own and hunt 4 wiemaraners, and have owned at least one for the last 18 years. If your plan is to duck hunt from a...
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    Paul: You seem to be confusing Pointing Dog...

    Paul:

    You seem to be confusing Pointing Dog Hunt Test with Pointing Dog Field Trials, or at least you are using the terms interchangeably. They are different just like retriever Field trials and...
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    2X on the canned pumpkin, NOT pumpkin pie...

    2X on the canned pumpkin, NOT pumpkin pie filling, but canned pumpkin. It seems to have a leveling effect on thier gut.
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    The Tri Tronic website is a good resouce. Go...

    The Tri Tronic website is a good resouce. Go here: http://www.tritronics.com/content/products/comparison-chart/

    The Pro Series are towards the bottom
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    Dr. Winsor at Inver Grove Heigth Animal Hospital....

    Dr. Winsor at Inver Grove Heigth Animal Hospital.

    http://ighvet.com/index.php
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    Have you worked on Whoa? Whoa is fundamental for...

    Have you worked on Whoa? Whoa is fundamental for control of pointing dog in the field. You need to be able to stop the dog at a distance with a Whoa command. When does the dog break? Before the...
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    As a former Oregon resident I can say Tillamook...

    As a former Oregon resident I can say Tillamook is very good, however after moving back to the Midwest, I discovered Blue Bunny brand from Le Mars Iowa. It is every bit as good as Tillamook, and...
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    I've been in your shoes before, unforturnately...

    I've been in your shoes before, unforturnately more than once. We have a 9 year old bitch that progressively lost the control of her back left leg. Our regular Vet refered us to a Chiroparctic Vet....
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    One of the best resources available is for the...

    One of the best resources available is for the type of training advice for you and your GSP is NAVHDA, the North Ameraican Versatile Hunting Dog Association, they have a local chapter near you,...
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