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    Hi, everyone.

    I've been lurking on RTF for a while now, but just registered today finally. This is a really great forum you all have here. I'm currently residing in NE Ohio and will soon be bringing home a black female Lab puppy, in about 3.5 weeks to be exact. I've had several Labs while growing up, but this will be my first "on my own" dog. She's actually a Pointing Lab... mother is a black female, "Killbuck Creek Molly", and the sire is Bruce Smiley's "Cruz." To say that I'm excited would be an understatement. While I would mainly use the dog for waterfowling, I liked the physical attributes and versatility of these two pointing dogs. I think Molly's pups will all be amazing. I know one thing, Cruz sure is an impressive dog.

    Anyway, just wanted to say hello and thank you all for having me. I look forward to reading through the pages here at RTF and learning a thing or two. And I really look forward to embarqing on my first real dog training journey!

    JB

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    Welcome to RTF. You'll have loads of fun and years of love from that little girl in just a few weeks!!
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    Cruz is a super super nice dog! And Bruce is a top notch guy! Enjoy the ride!
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    Welcome to the RTF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Gasaway View Post
    Cruz is a super super nice dog! And Bruce is a top notch guy! Enjoy the ride!
    I haven't seen Cruz in person, but my buddy who owns Molly has and he was more than impressed.

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    Thanks, everyone. I'm really excited about all of this.

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    Welcome neighbor! Jim

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    Cruz is a hellava dog. He's also hunted on wild birds. I've had to run the upland portion of a test after that dog. Let me tell you it's hard running your dog after Cruz because he rocks it out.
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    Welcome! I'm relatively new to the forum as well (albeit my wife is an avid RTF'r). So much good information/feedback here.
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