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  1. John Trzepacz (NAFC River Oaks Corky & NAFC River...

    John Trzepacz (NAFC River Oaks Corky & NAFC River Oaks Rascal)
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    I would certainly want to confirm a diagnosis...

    I would certainly want to confirm a diagnosis with xrays and joint fluid analysis. Joint swelling is generally from a joint effusion (excess synovial or joint fluid). Typically the body attempts to...
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    As a judge one of your responsibilities is to...

    As a judge one of your responsibilities is to give every handler a fair chance. If you take precious minutes to allow a failure to complete a test you might be depriving other contestants of their...
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    If, as a judge, you chose this option, you still...

    If, as a judge, you chose this option, you still have a problem. What do you do with the honor dog? Did he contribute to the faulty performance of the working dog resulting in the working dog...
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    Duly noted and of course I expected you to catch...

    Duly noted and of course I expected you to catch that, it was a response to the post citing the honor dog for interference but only penalizing it for a fault. By letter of law there is no specific...
  6. Charlie Morgan, Jackie Mertens, Val Walker, Judy...

    Charlie Morgan, Jackie Mertens, Val Walker, Judy Rasmussen, Torch Flinn to name a few.
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    Confusion is not applicable per my previous post....

    Confusion is not applicable per my previous post. The issue is was the pop a result of the honor dog vocalizing. If the answer is yes then the working dog should be immediately picked up, rerun...
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    If the working dog’s performance was deemed to...

    If the working dog’s performance was deemed to have been the result of honor dog interference the working dog should be given a rerun and the honor dog eliminated.

    The challenge for judges is when...
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    If you deem the honor dog to have interfered with...

    If you deem the honor dog to have interfered with the working dog thereby causing a faulty performance by the working dog the honor dog should be eliminated not penalized.
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    Undoubtedly the dog was confused however the rule...

    Undoubtedly the dog was confused however the rule states returns to his handler except in those cases of confusion of the dog as to whether he was really ordered to retrieve. A dog upon being sent...
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    http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/RFTRET.pdf

    http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/RFTRET.pdf
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    At this point if you want to breed her there’s...

    At this point if you want to breed her there’s not much to lose and other than waiting you have no other options. A friend had an Ali daughter who was successfully bred on her first heat cycle at 5....
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    The unique relationship between humans and...

    The unique relationship between humans and domestic dogs evolved from encounters between primitive humans and wolves +/- 100,000 years ago. As individual breeds developed some lines of dogs,...
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    Ovuplant is an implant of 2.1 mg deslorelin for...

    Ovuplant is an implant of 2.1 mg deslorelin for equine use. It is no longer available anywhere in North America. I purchased a box of 6 implants about 5 years ago from ProVet in Australia. I do not...
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    Rumor has it they have started collecting...

    Rumor has it they have started collecting firewood to heat the tar pot in Austin, Tom (we’re back) Herman might be available.
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    It is only fitting that the mighty Crimson Tide...

    It is only fitting that the mighty Crimson Tide was taken down by their neighbor state university, the lowly cow college in Auburn Alabama.

    And can we please invoke the Mercy Rule as the Aggies...
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    No sane judge would expect that much consistency...

    No sane judge would expect that much consistency from a live bird, particularly a pheasant. Variation in falls within a prescribed area is the random effect of live birds. Judges who demand that kind...
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    as at almost every National in the last 30...

    as at almost every National in the last 30 years....😉

    I take no issue, it is a worthy discussion which is obviously not new. I can add, from personal experience, that the shooters and throwers are...
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    No amount of posting on this or any other forum...

    No amount of posting on this or any other forum will change long established policy at any level. With basic rules an organized presentation of a rule change is submitted in writing to the...
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    The response you selected was my response to...

    The response you selected was my response to David’s post about volunteer help in general and without that volunteer help Nationals would not exist in their current form. Entry fees would double or...
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    Very true and to a much greater degree when...

    Very true and to a much greater degree when pheasants are involved.
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    And without people like you Nationals could not...

    And without people like you Nationals could not exist in their current form. It is good to remember that those like you continue to help but few people work both Nationals every year, most of the...
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    The Guns provide their own perks (lobsters...

    The Guns provide their own perks (lobsters ordered and paid for by one of them well known in the field trial world). At least one of them, who has been gunning for over 30 years, is a second...
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    I would not wait until immediately prior to...

    I would not wait until immediately prior to hunting season when demand for dogs will be high thereby reducing your choices.
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    Not currently but I have had a couple in the past...

    Not currently but I have had a couple in the past and it has worked out great for both dogs and buyers.
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