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  1. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    The latest- effort has dwindled, but not as bad...

    The latest- effort has dwindled, but not as bad as before. Nevertheless he is still acting stupid

    Got the results back on thyroid tests. He is fine on two of the three hormones(?), including...
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    Plenty of fat show labs for that.

    Plenty of fat show labs for that.
  3. We use yellows in our .22s all the time. No...

    We use yellows in our .22s all the time. No problems.
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    See photo upper left.

    See photo upper left.
  5. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    Got the tests back. Nothing positive as far as...

    Got the tests back. Nothing positive as far as tick borne disease, but they screwed up the sample for thyroid function. So back to give more blood.

    Bad news is that his progress has stagnated.
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    Reading this thread makes me so damn glad I live...

    Reading this thread makes me so damn glad I live in Texas. We just go to gun shows and skulk around for old 9 shot H&R .22s and load them with Ramset gun loads. The guns run from $75 to $150 and...
  7. Thread: Binoculars

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    I followed John's recommendation last te this...

    I followed John's recommendation last te this topic came up. Got rid of the Bushnells and Nikons. Love my Yosemites
  8. Finally, Danny and Judy are getting some...

    Finally, Danny and Judy are getting some recognition for their great work. When there have been threads asking about training materials in the past, they are rarely and barely mentioned.
  9. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    One more thing- Dr Ed watch out. Found a tick on...

    One more thing- Dr Ed watch out. Found a tick on me. Not a brown dog tick. Watching the bite site.
  10. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    An update- still don't have blood results back...

    An update- still don't have blood results back due to holiday, but the doxycycline is working wonders. I would say he is about 80% back and improving each day. Trial on the 19th so hopefully he...
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    I have them all nearly, except Akin and Stawski....

    I have them all nearly, except Akin and Stawski. I even have a whole bunch not mentioned. Right now, I am using Farmer/Aycock 's Basics and Beginning Handling. I am enjoying them very much.

    All...
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    Some realities: In some countries,...

    Some realities:

    In some countries, particularly the UK, if a person is innocent, that person has the right to resist and elude arrest. (Or that was the law- it may have changed.). As far as I...
  13. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    Took him to the vet today. One thing I left out...

    Took him to the vet today. One thing I left out of my original post- we went to a test in Minnesota where he picked up a few ticks. So, while I agree with Dr Ed that Lyme disease is rare in our part...
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    Temple Grandin speaks of something similar to...

    Temple Grandin speaks of something similar to "influence" in handling cattle.
  15. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    Thanks for all the input. Actually, a trip to the...

    Thanks for all the input. Actually, a trip to the vet was in the plan next.
  16. Thread: Lack of Effort

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    Lack of Effort

    I have a 7 year old field bred Golden. He is an HRCH, and within the last 3 months or so he received two MH passes and a placement in a Qual- all in one weekend. Now for the last month or so, he...
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    People might be able to help if they knew your...

    People might be able to help if they knew your location. Also, consider pigeons. They are usually plentiful and fairly easy to trap.
  18. Thread: ? for Dr. Ed

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    I am presently reading an Early History of...

    I am presently reading an Early History of American Field Trials. Until about 1936, the testing and judging was so different and inconsistent, it would be difficult to compare. For example, those...
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    Wouldn't it have been great if John Wayne had...

    Wouldn't it have been great if John Wayne had been into retrievers? Think about how Andy Devine would have sounded giving a back command. Now, think about the Duke giving the same command. No dog in...
  20. Thread: White coats

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    I heard an urban legend that the white coat was...

    I heard an urban legend that the white coat was started by Cotton Pershall and John Olin. Cotton was complaining that the dog couldn't see him.

    Olin's solution was to take one of the white...
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    Another great book is Charles Morgan on...

    Another great book is Charles Morgan on retrievers written by D.L. And wife, Ann
  22. The material in James Lamb Free's book is still...

    The material in James Lamb Free's book is still good, it just doesn't address the ecollar, but does mention some of the not so good old days methods for long range correction such as shotguns and...
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    Another Victor fan. Good food and reasonably...

    Another Victor fan. Good food and reasonably priced.
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    These men were around them, not raising them....

    These men were around them, not raising them. Sometimes you just aren't lucky.
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    I think the OP asked about disease. I am sure...

    I think the OP asked about disease. I am sure there are many diseases, but I know two guys, one being J Paul Jackson who caught histoplasmosis. Can't say for sure where they got it, but both of these...
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