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    Matt,

    I'm hoping for a complete recovery for Ace. Thank you for sharing this unfortunate occurance, it makes me wonder how many dogs have been lost or suffered in similar circumstances.

    My very best regards to you,

    Mark

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    Mat:

    I'm glad you had the guts to post this.

    I hope all turns out well.

    We can al learn from your experience and pay more attention to what our dogs tell us when hunting.

    Tim

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    The fact that the dog is alive is proof enough to me that you've been forgiven.

    Thanks for sharing, so that the majority of us will never have to go through what you did. Give him an extra cookie for me today......

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    Matt,

    After almost losing my dog to an alligator this year, I know how sick of a feeling it is to almost lose your dog. Glad everything worked out.

    Ricky

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    Thanks for sharing your story. That must have been harrowing. Here's to his speedy and full recovery.

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    I have sent a prayer for Ace's recovery and your ability for forgive yourself. As it was said, as soon as you realized there was a problem you acted with heroic efforts and much of what you did helped to turn the tide toward's Ace's recovery.

    Thank you for posting in such fine detail all of your actions and feelings as the story unfolded. I think your story will go a long way to helping others. First showing them how not to take our dog's endurance for granted and second what to do if something goes wrong.

    Again, I am very glad your story turned out the way it did and I am keeping fingers crossed and saying a prayer for Ace's complete comeback.
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    If your story helps to save one dog from a similar plight, your post will well be worth it. I'm sorry for the trauma that you and Ace are going through.

    My prayers for both dog and hunter.
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    Prayers for a full recovery for Ace. You certainly have the right outlook on this situation and glad you posted for others to learn. No one can say anything that would make you feel worse than you feel right now anyways. But don't be too hard on yourself. Keep us posted on how the boy is doing.

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    Matt called me last nite after leaving the animal hospital. I was shocked when he first started the story and thought he was gonna tell me something bad at the end. I am glad he is still around he is a very nice dog and i had a litter mate to him and another of us chris C had one they r all very special . Matt i hope Ace make a full recovery and is able to compete next spring and u guys have another good FT seasn. Keep me updated.
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    That took alot of heart to tell us that. You might have saved another dogs life here. Don't feel guilty. You didn't know.... Prayers from Alaska...
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