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    Hey Matt, lookin good in white too!
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    Very nice job Matt! Impressive! Hope to see you at a few more AKC HT and FT's soon. Check out EE for the Wolverine trial in MI in May. Great judges and allot of friendly folks.

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    very cool, Good Job!
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    Great job!! Very, very impressive!

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    Nice!!!!!.......
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    note also matt that it is very interesting, a little ol' hrch titled dog could go 2 for 2 in those "killer master tests" and be one little upwind pass on a mark or one little scallop on a cast away from a QAA designation!.........hmmmmm?
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    Congrats Matt! That's great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Gasaway View Post
    Had a BLAST and I may be hooked!

    "may be hooked" LOL, Yup that head to head competition with other dogs is a rush, almost as good as Bud Light Lime! Iím thinking they set the hook pretty deep, like drove the barb into bone
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Griffiths View Post
    "may be hooked" LOL, Yup that head to head competition with other dogs is a rush, almost as good as Bud Light Lime! I’m thinking they set the hook pretty deep, like drove the barb into bone
    I am hooked! And you always could've shared your Bud Light Lime Matt!!! And CONGRATS to YOU and Alfie for winning the Q! Glad to see a yellow dog win it! What a nice animal!
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    Quote Originally Posted by roseberry View Post
    note also matt that it is very interesting, a little ol' hrch titled dog could go 2 for 2 in those "killer master tests" and be one little upwind pass on a mark or one little scallop on a cast away from a QAA designation!.........hmmmmm?
    I didn't think those HRC dawgs could compete...

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