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    According to OFA, his puppies have a lower...

    According to OFA, his puppies have a lower incidence than all labs for hip dysplasia. The all time data says around 12% of labs tested by them have bad hips.
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    Really? I counted the amount of dogs that have...

    Really? I counted the amount of dogs that have failed or had a blank hips, 93% had fair or better. I don't think that's a bad ratio when I didn't go back and look at the dams and their pedigrees....
  3. Thread: Kentucky

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    There is a lot of no trespassing, but most people...

    There is a lot of no trespassing, but most people have no problem letting you train on their land. Everyone will know you're from the north, but they're still nice to you. We have an HRC club in...
  4. Thread: Kentucky

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    Dave, there's only one basketball team, Kentucky....

    Dave, there's only one basketball team, Kentucky. There's nothing like it!
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    I live in Lexington and really like it. We own...

    I live in Lexington and really like it. We own 22 acres with a pond in Nicholasville, which borders Lexington. The prices are high for KY in Lexington, but nothing like what you would see in the...
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    I tried getting a cooling vest from Cool Zone and...

    I tried getting a cooling vest from Cool Zone and when I called they said they weren't making them anymore. I just ordered one from here: http://www.coolvest.com/rpcm_cooling_vest/dogs-equine/ and...
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    I've also found the thundershirt to be helpful. ...

    I've also found the thundershirt to be helpful. It's not perfect, but the panting stops and she can relax a little. Mine has no problems with fireworks or gun fire, just thunder. It started when...
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    Just wanted to post an update, we finished our...

    Just wanted to post an update, we finished our dam and it turned out well. We added 3 points and we're looking forward to a productive summer of training. It cost more than we wanted, but hopefully...
  9. Thread: QAA title

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    I find it so interesting that people who don't...

    I find it so interesting that people who don't even run trials say quit running Qs and move up. If you look at the Qs at most full field trials, a lot of them will be QAA. I personally think it...
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    Sounds like a nice puppy you're getting. The...

    Sounds like a nice puppy you're getting. The Morgan being talked about has never qualified for the nat'l Am. Maybe you're talking about the Master national?
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    From what I heard, he was definitely there! So...

    From what I heard, he was definitely there! So happy for Mary, Spanky, Bam, Sarah, and the rest of the Alaska crew! I know he was very missed this weekend and I'm glad he gave them a "sign!" ...
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    Agreed, I often leave my car running when...

    Agreed, I often leave my car running when traveling with the dogs and have to stop and always make sure it is in sight. I leave the windshield wipers on so that I can see very easily the car is...
  13. Congratulations Dan and Ransom! First time I met...

    Congratulations Dan and Ransom! First time I met Dan was at a Q and he had a flat coat with painted toe nails (his daughter painted them he told me and I thought it was so funny!) So excited to see...
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    You mean all stakes? I'm planning to run a $90 Q...

    You mean all stakes? I'm planning to run a $90 Q this summer. I'm not complaining, it was a great trial last year, and the grounds were well kept and beautiful.
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    I've found a lot of ticks so far this year. I...

    I've found a lot of ticks so far this year. I was trying to identify a few that I found, and located this website. It is really helpful in identifying, you can submit what you've found, and they...
  16. Sorry to hear about Windy! What a dog!!!! I'm...

    Sorry to hear about Windy! What a dog!!!! I'm glad you have such great memories to hold on to. Sounds like she was a great friend on top of being an incredible competitor!
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    I'm so sorry you lost Sable. I read your story...

    I'm so sorry you lost Sable. I read your story last night and thought about her all day. Crazy how fast it happens. I appreciate your explanation of the symptoms, because a lot of times we use a...
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    Sorry for your loss! I had been following the...

    Sorry for your loss! I had been following the thread and was sad when I read that it was cancer. Never easy, especially when they're seemingly well one minute, then gone the next.
  19. I recently brought my puppy home from Oregon to...

    I recently brought my puppy home from Oregon to KY. We had a connection, got delayed, and ended up having to spend the night in Atlanta. It's amazing how good a puppy can be! Like someone else said,...
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    Derby 1st Louie/Christopher 2nd Ruby/Darnell...

    Derby
    1st Louie/Christopher
    2nd Ruby/Darnell
    3rd Skyy/Jones
    Don't know the rest

    Open call backs (sorry if I mistype)...
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    Thanks for your replies. Everyone was very...

    Thanks for your replies. Everyone was very helpful, I've learned a lot about ponds and dams in the last week! Probably should have done my homework before agreeing to the initial repair, but live...
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    Q callbacks to WB...

    Q callbacks to WB
    1,4,5,7,12,13,17,18,19,22,26,29,30,32,34
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    Pond dam advice

    We bought a property last year with pond that is about 1.5 acres. The dam had a bunch of trees on it and a leak that was high on the dam. We got an estimate to remove the trees and repair the leak....
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    Unless they change the rules on who constitutes a family member also, I think you would still be ok.

    For purposes of this SECTION, the words “any member
    of his family’’ shall include a spouse, a...
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    My vet said it was normal when my pup was in for...

    My vet said it was normal when my pup was in for her 9 week shots. I didn't mention it but she hiccuped when she was there and the vet laughed and said, "oh yes, puppies and their hiccups!"
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