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by JMc
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crate size and SUVs
Replies: 26
Views: 6252

Re: Crate size and SUVs

Check out the Easy Loader crates. I have the Deuce and it's great. Google easy loader dog box. Good Luck.
by JMc
Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:11 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loyall Dog Food Coupons
Replies: 29
Views: 7153

Re: Loyall Dog Food Coupons

Went from Loyall to PMI Exclusive and like them both...I drop down to the PMI Red Flannel Prime in off season and the dogs do great on it as well. Thanks for the heads up on the Loyall. It was great food but PMI sponsors my son's kennel and so I support that effort...plus I buy 6 bags and get the 7t...
by JMc
Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: My GSP back from trainer malnourished?
Replies: 46
Views: 7956

Re: My GSP back from trainer malnourished?

I agree with all the above but am more concerned that he looks that thin with 6 1/2 cups of food per day...that seems excessive to me. I would definitely worm him and then as stated get him on your regimen.
by JMc
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Vibrating collar reccomendation
Replies: 6
Views: 683

Re: Vibrating collar reccomendation

I have both TT and Dogtra...for the vibration go Dogtra...it works great.
by JMc
Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what dog boots to get if any
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: what dog boots to get if any

gotpointers wrote:Second the lewis boots, vetwrap around the ankle and duct tape to that. We always hunt cactus and my dogs are tough but it saves me time picking spines later.
X2 on vet wrap...I also use bright orange duct tape
by JMc
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what dog boots to get if any
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: what dog boots to get if any

Lewis Dog Boots...the best! I run GSP's in some rough areas and they work well. Have not lost one. Good luck!
by JMc
Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Wtat's your favorit shotgun?
Replies: 57
Views: 15987

Re: Wtat's your favorit shotgun?

Pheasant - '73 Winchester 101
Quail - SKB 20
Dove - Benelli M1 Super 90
Waterfowl - Browning Maxus
by JMc
Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New to you
Replies: 7
Views: 488

Re: New to you

Hey Skeeter, I'm in Fritch. Do you go out to the bird dog club in Amarillo? I run GSP's and get there once in awhile. Welcome to the forum.
by JMc
Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:51 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: English stock shotgun ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3758

Re: English stock shotgun ?

Remington 11-87 Upland Special is a great english stocked gun.
by JMc
Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Yukon XL dog box???
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Yukon XL dog box???

google 'Easy Loader' dog boxes...their small one is perfect in my dads Yukon. Only weighs #35's.
by JMc
Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:33 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Ithaca 100 20 gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 2337

Re: Ithaca 100 20 gauge

I have a 200E SXS, a 500 O/U, and a 685 O/U and they are outstanding...good luck on your purchase.
by JMc
Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question for you pro's
Replies: 9
Views: 2900

Re: Question for you pro's

If you use the command 'here' as in come over here buddy and let me pet you then he will get complacent. You must use it as 'HERE'...as in get here and heel and I'll either pet you or work you. The dog recognizes the urgency of your command as much as the word. The whistle is lound and piercing to t...
by JMc
Thu May 12, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: newby gsp owner
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: newby gsp owner

Welcome from one old coach to another (although I'm now a Superintendent). I have a couple of GSP's as well. Good luck in your search. Check out my son's website at www.ggsportsman.com. Give him a call, he has around 25 GSP's with several ready to go to new homes.
by JMc
Mon May 09, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Another dog food question
Replies: 15
Views: 3546

Re: Another dog food question

Great food from what I have read; but not sure it will be cheap.
by JMc
Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: I PHONE
Replies: 12
Views: 4061

Re: I PHONE

the two best apps i have are; 1) Around Me - finds places quickly and can drive you there, 2) App Box Lite - the loan calclulator is awesome
by JMc
Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Rescue GSP in South Jersey
Replies: 4
Views: 340

Re: Rescue GSP in South Jersey

Great and best of luck to you and your new bud!
by JMc
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: TWO DOGS???
Replies: 11
Views: 2168

Re: TWO DOGS???

We carry four to eight to the field and run two at a time...fresh dogs hit the field about every 2 hours.
by JMc
Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Gun Choice
Replies: 6
Views: 1531

Re: Gun Choice

If money is no object then I would go Benelli. I have a Legacy 12 so I'm partial.
by JMc
Wed Mar 16, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Opinions on hunting a Retriever with a Pointer
Replies: 48
Views: 9526

Re: Opinions on hunting a Retriever with a Pointer

I hunt my GSP with my buddies lab and we slay pheasants. Saves wear and tear on mine because we will hold him on retrieves.
by JMc
Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pro Trainer in Texas?
Replies: 23
Views: 6786

Re: Pro Trainer in Texas?

Give my boy a call www.ggsportsman.com. He's busy with hunts now but can get you going in April.
by JMc
Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ride'n the truck/car...
Replies: 27
Views: 5346

Re: Ride'n the truck/car...

In the cab or crate; NEVER loose in bed!
by JMc
Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SportDOG ProHunter 2400 vs Tri-Tronics Sport Junior Dog
Replies: 9
Views: 1820

Re: SportDOG ProHunter 2400 vs Tri-Tronics Sport Junior Dog

I also use Dogtra and love it but worth $200 more than the SD2400...no! Even discontinued the SD2400 is a great little collar and for the money you can't go wrong.
by JMc
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What does the tail say??
Replies: 15
Views: 2896

Re: What does the tail say??

Simple...
I'm with my best buddy hunting or playing...tail is going like crazy,
I'm on point waiting for my buddy to shoot...tail is straight up,
I'm retrieving the bird my buddy just shot...who knows what the tail is doing,
I'm not happy with my buddy for locking me in the kennel...tail is resting!
by JMc
Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: crate size for GSP
Replies: 16
Views: 5940

Re: crate size for GSP

I agree not to put toys, etc. in the box but I do put my old hunting vest in the box. I first cut off any buttons or buckles then toss it in there. It's my hope that by some means of hunting osmosis that the pup will smell and learn to love the hunting aspect the vest gives out. Of course, I know I'...
by JMc
Mon Feb 21, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Don't want to start it again but I need help on food please.
Replies: 20
Views: 6251

Re: Don't want to start it again but I need help on food please.

Fed Loyall for years then went to Diamond and ... Pee...ew. Dogs stunk, going back to Loyall. Saw no difference in the dogs other than gas and smell from Diamond. Go Loyall.
by JMc
Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dog Box or Dog Kennels for Tacoma Truck
Replies: 8
Views: 4806

Re: Dog Box or Dog Kennels for Tacoma Truck

Stay away from the fiberglass...check out Patriot Dog Boxes at http://www.patriotdogboxes.com/. I have sold one of my boxes and have another one on the market and will order the Patriot when the funds get here. Make sure and check out their video.
by JMc
Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The Wonder Lead
Replies: 13
Views: 2999

Re: The Wonder Lead

Good Tack stores will have piggin strings in different weights and twists...check around and save a little $.
by JMc
Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Other Options...
Replies: 11
Views: 2379

Re: Other Options...

I take it "drag-tail" means he's lazy or doesn't "run big" as the trialers say...? You might want to look at NSTRA; it would give you the competition you seek but is centered around a hunting mentality.
by JMc
Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The Wonder Lead
Replies: 13
Views: 2999

Re: The Wonder Lead

Got my first one from Rick Smith at a seminar and haven't regreted it a bit; however, I now buy piggin strings at TSC, add a rubber grommet and out the door for 10 bucks.
by JMc
Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What Dog Food and Why?
Replies: 113
Views: 16160

Re: What Dog Food and Why?

I'll check out the poll, thanks. I have no problem reading about what people are feeding and why but it bothers me to see a dog blog turn into a pissing contest. Probably just me as I'm a school administrator in Texas and not real tolerant these days with a 27 billion dollar deficit facing the state...
by JMc
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What Dog Food and Why?
Replies: 113
Views: 16160

Re: What Dog Food and Why?

Just my 2 cents... 73 (now 74 counting mine) on WHAT dog food and why? Less than 1/3 of the posts answer the question. It's Ford or Chevrolet...choose one and go on with it. How about some type of chart or poll with all the dog foods we have listed. We check the one we use and then have that as a re...
by JMc
Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: have a question.
Replies: 18
Views: 3242

Re: have a question.

I think you should send her to me for the next couple of years and I'll work with her...after that I would say enough is enough... :P In reality, no, she is not to old. Sounds like you could finish her; however, a pro may be able to do it quicker so you could enjoy her more.
by JMc
Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: hunting rigs
Replies: 53
Views: 19357

Re: hunting rigs

Here is the McTank!
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by JMc
Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:37 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: food survey for thesis
Replies: 56
Views: 15602

Re: food survey for thesis

Diamond Naturals Chicken & Rice
by JMc
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Full Roof? Half Roof? No Roof?
Replies: 23
Views: 4193

Re: Full Roof? Half Roof? No Roof?

Thanks Doug...I sent you a PM to keep from hijacking the post.
by JMc
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP - Why So Popular?
Replies: 204
Views: 32121

Re: GSP - Why So Popular?

All the above...I wouldn't have anything else.
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by JMc
Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Full Roof? Half Roof? No Roof?
Replies: 23
Views: 4193

Re: Full Roof? Half Roof? No Roof?

Full roof...get the dogs out in the sun when you are working them.
by JMc
Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Prayers needed for MRCREOLE
Replies: 26
Views: 4145

Re: Prayers needed for MRCREOLE

X2 on prayers sent
by JMc
Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: weight on gsp
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Re: weight on gsp

4-5 cups of Diamond Naturals and my GSP is still a 3-4 ribber.
by JMc
Sat Jan 15, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Rescue Dog
Replies: 16
Views: 3423

Re: Rescue Dog

Yes, that's us. I'm the good looking one... :wink:
by JMc
Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Rescue Dog
Replies: 16
Views: 3423

Re: Rescue Dog

I've had quite a bit of experience with rescue and AzHusker is right...leave the gun at home the first time or your rescue might become a ghost. However, if he's not gunshy, then congratulation and welcome to the world of rescued success stories. My GSP in the avatar is a rescue.
by JMc
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What to feed an older dog??
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Re: What to feed an older dog??

I feed the Diamond 8+ to my older boys (11 & 12) and they do well on it. The Diamond has a pretty good dose of Glucosamine (=/>1200mg/kg) and Chondroitin (=/>400mg/kg). The 4health brand is a good alternative at 750/250 in supplements.
by JMc
Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Box?
Replies: 8
Views: 1647

Re: Dog Box?

Bitter Creek or Patriot are the ones I have and love them. Great craftsmanship and product.
by JMc
Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: My gsp eats way to fast!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 18716

Re: My gsp eats way to fast!!!!

I've use the BreakFast bowl and one that Academy sells as well...they slow them down but the best thing for me is the cookie sheet. It works the best as they end up chasing the food around and getting smaller bites. For my GSP, I would not introduce anything else he could put in his mouth such as a ...
by JMc
Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:37 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Light 20 gauge loads for my boy? Help please
Replies: 6
Views: 4760

Re: Light 20 gauge loads for my boy? Help please

WIthout knowing age and the gun it is hard to suggest a load; however if he is young and like most youngster has either a youth pump or a single shot 20ga starter gun then nothing is going to help as those things kick like mules. Good luck with finding the loads and training a new young hunter.
by JMc
Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Name
Replies: 13
Views: 1850

Re: AKC Name

K2's Mill Molly
by JMc
Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Truck safety
Replies: 14
Views: 2838

Re: Truck safety

I use an aluminum box tied down in the back of the truck unless it colder than cold then I put down the backseat of my truck and put the dog in a medium pet porter. It's big enough for him to lay down and uncomfortable for him to stand.
by JMc
Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Best 2 3/4" 20 guage load
Replies: 10
Views: 4492

Re: Best 2 3/4" 20 guage load

I've shot them all and it probably is best to pattern your gun; however, I am having more "kills" with the Fiocchi Golden Pheasant loads. I have shot both the 2 3/4 and 3 and do not find an advantage with the 3. Good luck!