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by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: GSP Litter
Replies: 1
Views: 1375

Re: GSP Litter

Just a quick update. Litter was successfully whelped! There are 6 girls and 4 boys. They're about 2 weeks old and are already force broke to retrieve, honoring and making triple blind retrieves :lol:

Really is a great litter and can't help posting a "pile of puppy" pic.

Enjoy!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: GSP Litter
Replies: 1
Views: 1375

GSP Litter

I wanted to get the word out on a litter George McMahon is about ready to whelp. Anyone who knows George knows he is one of the good guys in this business. I was honored that he chose my male to breed to for this upcoming litter. Now, I am very proud of my boy and what he brings to the table but it ...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Cover shot.
Replies: 7
Views: 2573

Re: Cover shot.

just got to read the article on Max. Neat story, neat dog. Glad you shared it!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Fri Oct 31, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Can't hold her water
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

Re: Can't hold her water

Thanks Matt!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Can't hold her water
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

Re: Can't hold her water

anyone?
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Can't hold her water
Replies: 4
Views: 1157

Can't hold her water

Looking for thoughts... I have a 10 year old GSP bitch who can't seem to hold her water. A couple of days ago she just started spitting up. Not throwing up grass or other crap she may have gotten into, just water. It has been happening in the middle of the night and you can tell she is trying not to...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weird Question....Dog Size
Replies: 5
Views: 2469

Re: Weird Question....Dog Size

so admittedly this may be a bit of a stretch but may help... My neighbor adopted two kids from Haiti a few years back. They were a brother and sister. The kids were 6 and 3 when they finally made it stateside. To say the least, they had been raised in deplorable conditions including one meal per day...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Watches
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

Re: Watches

RichK wrote:Casio G-Shock, one of the solar atomic models. They never need a battery and never need you to set the time.
+1 have had the same one for 7 years. Beat the heck out of it and had to replace a band but it still works like a charm
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tragic Fire at Almost Heaven GSPS - Bruce Shaffer
Replies: 30
Views: 9031

Re: Tragic Fire at Almost Heaven GSPS - Bruce Shaffer

Though my single interaction with Bruce came by way of a phone call, I remember thinking how nice it was to talk with some one who cares about dogs as much as him. In as much as it is a tragedy for he and his family, it is a blessing that his his wife and kids are OK. My heart goes out to all those ...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My pointer Kate.
Replies: 21
Views: 3914

Re: My pointer Kate.

These are absolutely awesome. You have done some really amazing work here. Have you by any chance sketched up a shorthair?
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: Best way to cook bird
Replies: 6
Views: 4449

Re: Best way to cook bird

I am not exactly sure what causes the difference but if you like your finished product a bit flaky-er (spelling?), try running your bird through buttermilk first. Same goes with some thinly sliced onions. I can barely get it to the table before the kids have cleaned the plate. Yeaaaahhhh buddy!!!!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: O/U Shotgun
Replies: 34
Views: 16477

Re: O/U Shotgun

My know of a NIB condition CZ Woodcock for sale for just under $800. It is a nice looking gun. PM me if you would like more info.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Rooster Trip in South Dakota
Replies: 17
Views: 5632

Re: Rooster Trip in South Dakota

Not sure if you have booked something for Pierre yet but Mike and Jodi at the Fort Pierre Motel are hard to beat.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Thoughts on age for NA test
Replies: 44
Views: 9514

Re: Thoughts on age for NA test

I am speaking in generalities here but I think you will find the hardest part for a young dog is the search. Some younger dogs don't develop their independance until an older age. On the flip side, younger dogs tend to do better on the track because they're not out running their nose. From what I ha...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon May 20, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brother/Sister GSP's available for free
Replies: 2
Views: 782

Re: Brother/Sister GSP's available for free

I did get a little more info today. The sister has been spade but I beleive the male is intact. They are mostly kennel dogs and do not know how much time they have spent inside. Both are very friendly. Pedigree... not sure but I will look into it. They are both mostly liver. I do my best to get some...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon May 20, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brother/Sister GSP's available for free
Replies: 2
Views: 782

Brother/Sister GSP's available for free

Folks, I guy I hunt with found out today that cancer is going to take his neighbor. The guy has a pair of 5 year old german shorthairs that he needs to find home for. I have never hunted behind them but was told they will find birds. The guy who ownes them is about 2 hours north of St. Louis, MO. He...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Fri May 17, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: A Newbie Question
Replies: 13
Views: 4194

Re: A Newbie Question

Please don't take this personal when I say, "what the heck is the problem?" You have a bird crazy puppy that loves to run... and? In all seriousness, if obedience is an issue, then by all means start teaching some sanity commands. However, at 10 weeks old, yes, it may be a bit early to try to rein i...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue May 14, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!
Replies: 51
Views: 13017

Re: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!

Not sure how you are planning the contest but maybe pick a couple of items that you believe are not getting the attention they deserve and that you believe are quality items. It could be set up for hunter's gear one day (vest, chaps), collars (garmin), training equipment (puppy starter kit), dog pro...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu May 09, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Back from NA testing... Disappointed...
Replies: 21
Views: 6879

Re: Back from NA testing... Disappointed...

I agree with Ms. Cage about the best information coming directly from the judges. That said, it is pretty typical to get dinged in both cooperation and desire with a failure to swim. Those areas also typically get dinged when their is a failure on other parts of the test. The correlation between the...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu May 02, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: God made a Dog
Replies: 3
Views: 624

God made a Dog

http://youtu.be/lJ7AfSO2fKs>

Granted... they may have missed a couple of other great characteristics of a dog as all the members here will quickly discover. That said, I thought it was kind of neat.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed May 01, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Hair thinning on head
Replies: 12
Views: 3140

Re: Hair thinning on head

Could be a form of a staff infection? You might try a round of antibiotics. For $12 bucks it may be worth a try.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue Apr 16, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help? Not to proud to ask!
Replies: 38
Views: 11973

Re: Help? Not to proud to ask!

Love hearing those two hit the lottery after what they went through! It doesn't sound like they could have ended up with better folks. As far as advise goes... If you've owed some variety of our four legged friends for 59 years, I'm sure you have seen it or done it. Pointers can be mighty leggy so y...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Allergic to GSP???
Replies: 4
Views: 1267

Re: Allergic to GSP???

Have you noticed that the hair on his/her head doesn't cause the breakout? Ever been pricked by a pine needle? I'm pretty sure it's not an allergy to skin products like many animal allergies, but a reaction to being pricked by those rigid hairs from the neck to the tail. Normally it is only the sen...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Pedigree help
Replies: 7
Views: 1182

Re: GSP Pedigree help

Sorry.... I am planning on hunting grouse, woodcock, ducks, geese and some phez. I want a calm dog in the house but switch in the field. I want a strong point, not to far ranging, water loving dog with a lot of natural retrieving. I also plan on running navhda and akc testing. I think that covers i...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Pedigree help
Replies: 7
Views: 1182

Re: GSP Pedigree help

Not sure what type of information you are looking for? There are a lot of great dogs found throughout who have proven themselves in many different testing venues who were bred by some very reputable breeders. Maybe if you could ask a more pointed question or describe why you are looking you may get ...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Stopping heat cycle
Replies: 7
Views: 1487

Re: Stopping heat cycle

We've used iron several bitches in the past while showing. All of them had no repro issues following the use. I know a vet who advocates their use as she read a study that argues that the use of check drops can be of major benefit. The idea is that every season they have without being bred is a was...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Mid Missouri training group
Replies: 7
Views: 795

Re: Mid Missouri training group

Ha! I'll make sure I volunteer to plant your birds Saturday. :P
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Mid Missouri training group
Replies: 7
Views: 795

Re: Mid Missouri training group

Bigeye,

There is a NAVHDA group that does training in both central MO and out of St. Louis. We are going to have a training day this weekend near Moberly.

Please feel free to give me a call if you are intererted: 314.518.5830
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 Moderator Appreciation Day
Replies: 16
Views: 2943

Re: 2013 Moderator Appreciation Day

Great Job Guys
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Are you an NRA member?
Replies: 122
Views: 46420

Re: Are you an NRA member?

Yes I am. Sure glad someone is out there to fight fire with fire for me.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: NAVHDA
Replies: 15
Views: 3517

Re: NAVHDA

You might consider contacting the training day coordinator or the president of the club you will be training with. They should be able to give you a better indication of what to expect. Personally, I do not think it is a bad thing to get the pups to the training days early and often. Giving the pup ...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hellow from Missouri!
Replies: 6
Views: 422

Re: Hellow from Missouri!

Welcome to the forum. It is a great one for sure.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:42 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: LUCK OF THE DRAW RIP.
Replies: 15
Views: 6249

Re: LUCK OF THE DRAW RIP.

Words never seem to be enough when you lose a good dog but I am sorry for your loss.

RIP Lucky.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Volhard Puppy Apptitude Test
Replies: 14
Views: 2522

Re: Volhard Puppy Apptitude Test

I gave it a try. At the end, it more or less verified what I thought I already knew about the pups. The thing that I thought made it a crapshoot is how much the pups changed everyday. How is a snapshot in time going to indicate what a pup will be like 2-3 years down the road? I also feel like their ...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Unbelievable
Replies: 16
Views: 3233

Re: Unbelievable

doco wrote:I'd start raising Homers and go every weekend. Just Sayin!
HA! That is the funniest thing I have read on here in a long time!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training for duck hunting?
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

Re: Training for duck hunting?

Sitting/laying down are going to be you best friends in the blind. If you have a chance to practice that in a blind, you will be even better off. If you get really motivated, teaching hand commands are a great tool.

Good luck
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Andy and FC/AFC Red Oak's Dez Again.....!
Replies: 23
Views: 4845

Re: Andy and FC/AFC Red Oak's Dez Again.....!

Congratulations on your hard work!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: my vet bill or theirs?
Replies: 35
Views: 9154

Re: my vet bill or theirs?

Holy Lordy..... Where do I start. I cannot believe you were able to hold it together after some of the assinine statements this guy made. He is a business man? What about a doctor! As soon as he said that I think I would have packed my dog up to leave. He obviously had no interest in his professiona...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: conibear traps
Replies: 147
Views: 25628

Re: conibear traps

sean english wrote:My dog gets into one, I will shoot the owner's kneecaps off.
What is it with trapping anyways?
- 1. Should the trapper shoot your kneecaps off becuase your dog screwed up his set?
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: conibear traps
Replies: 147
Views: 25628

Re: conibear traps

Attack and/or try to get the other guy's legal activity banned and yours will be next, with nobody to defend it. I can't believe the arrogance of some people who think his/her particular sport or any legal outdoor activity is the only one that should be allowed. It is this attitude that will help t...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Wives and Minivans
Replies: 37
Views: 9104

Re: Wives and Minivans

2 words: Sliding Doors. Best auto related invention since they first put doors on cars. If there was a vehicle with 4 sliding doors I would buy it in an instant. ALL vehicles should require sliding doors - we could save inches in every parking lot. no more dings from the next car opening a door int...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coon Dog Paralysis - update
Replies: 22
Views: 5473

Re: Coon Dog Paralysis - update

It's been 5 months since the onset of symptoms and I happy to report Cody is up and walking again. I wanted to provide a couple pieces of information provided to us by the University of Missouri Vet School just in case anyone ever runs into this: * The paralysis typically comes on about 10 days afte...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Quick Heat Question
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Re: Quick Heat Question

They will go to great ends to get to one another but it sounds like you are in pretty good shape. As long as they cannot get in, she cannot get out and they cannot get to one another through the fence. Disclaimer: I have heard horror stories though of digging under, chewing through and climbing over...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: My Dogs Live here
Replies: 9
Views: 2806

Re: My Dogs Live here

Thanks Tammy!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: can a gsp duck hunt
Replies: 31
Views: 9268

Re: can a gsp duck hunt

Absolutely. Do not expect to break ice but they are more than capable.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Illinois ready to introduce gun ban BIG TIME!
Replies: 32
Views: 5445

Re: Illinois ready to introduce gun ban BIG TIME!

I guess I should never question what the lawmakers of the People's Republic of Illinios are willing to do to eliminate our rights but this one seems far fetched. The 7th circuit court of appeals did indeed hand down a ruling that IL lawmakers are required to pass CC legislation within 6 months. Addi...
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sharpshooters kennel WI
Replies: 21
Views: 5085

Re: Sharpshooters kennel WI

As previously stated, the Vetters have an outstanding reputation, especially in NAVHDA. A buddy of mine has a pup out of them and I have a dog with some SS blood in it. All are good dogs. I would say your friend is in good shape.
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Please ID this Puppy
Replies: 26
Views: 7199

Re: Please ID this Puppy

I could see where you might be wondering Griff but why is it you do not think it is a GWP? Personally, I have seen a wide variety of coats within the breed.

All papers aside, he's a handsome little sucker!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Fish Oil
Replies: 4
Views: 912

Fish Oil

I've got a 9 year old GSP who is recovering from Coon Hound Paralysis. Unfortunately an old shoulder injury is slowing the recovery. I was thinking of adding some fish oil to her diet to see if it might help. Can anyone help with dosages?

Thanks!
by TraditionsGSPs2010
Sat Dec 29, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Buying first pistol
Replies: 74
Views: 31059

Re: Buying first pistol

Here's a couple of things to think about: 1) 9mm, 40 s&w, .45 colt rounds are cheapest but also most powerful in that order. With the right hollow point, all meet the FBI's standards (12"+ penetration into 10% ballistic gellatin, 2x expansion, 1000 fps at the muzzle). 2) Full size guns are more comf...