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by SHORTFAT
Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Distant shooter gunshy
Replies: 5
Views: 873

Re: Distant shooter gunshy

Had this problem when mine was young too... just keep her nose full of feathers & she'll figure out it's like the "fun" bell...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anger in the Buttry house.
Replies: 29
Views: 8574

Re: Anger in the Buttry house.

I'm 5'7" & my wife's 6'... we have 2 kids... trust me he can get the job done... :mrgreen: (sorry... I know it's not funny & glad it didn't happen)... Hope you recover form your surgery... & your daughter is a marketing genius!.. :lol: good luck with the next breeding...
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post your funny/weird pictures of your dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 2407

Re: Post your funny/weird pictures of your dogs

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Psyco... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Mon May 05, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training or Photo Shoot??
Replies: 19
Views: 3619

Re: Training or Photo Shoot??

Wow! That is one awesome looking dog!... Mine spent the weekend on the couch while I worked!.. :roll: thanks for sharing!
by SHORTFAT
Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new pup
Replies: 31
Views: 7792

Re: new pup

"Roy"
by SHORTFAT
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:47 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: IRS official flips off taxpayers
Replies: 28
Views: 9568

Re: IRS official flips off taxpayers

This is the other, UNSPOKEN,----ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM! The Federal Worker, our CIVIL Servants, who cannot be fired. Lie, cheat and steal, they cannot be fired. They make the news, every day, one agency or the other! We OWE them a lifetime job with BONUSES! Ummm... not to throw my 2 cents into the rin...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Inability to communicate using decent language
Replies: 83
Views: 18734

Re: Inability to communicate using decent language

From Wikipedia : The word is one of the few that has legitimate colloquial usage as a verb, adverb, adjective, command, conjunction, exclamatory, noun and pronoun. I don't know of any other single word that can be used so many different ways. and all of the uses are offensive... every last one. the...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Couple of pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: Couple of pictures

Those are awesome! Love the last one!
by SHORTFAT
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CAPTION THIS!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2585

Re: CAPTION THIS!!!

Soon my Pretty... oooohhhhh.... soooon.... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: R.I.P. Maddie
Replies: 5
Views: 1980

Re: R.I.P. Maddie

Sorry Murph.
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: lost a hunting buddy
Replies: 6
Views: 2673

Re: lost a hunting buddy

Condolences cohanzick creek... They never live long enough.
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what happens to gun shy pointers?
Replies: 52
Views: 16038

Re: what happens to gun shy pointers?

When you run into a gun shy dog, that's usually not his only problem. They tend to be timid dog's in general and a real pain to work with. A few I've seen appeared to be in conjunction with improper or no socialization. Pair that with a soft/shy predisposition, trouble waiting to happen. This has a...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best family gundog? Gsp, vizsla, Brit?
Replies: 42
Views: 13091

Re: Best family gundog? Gsp, vizsla, Brit?

Just about any of the breeds listed will make fine family pets... Pick any breed you find attractive with a reputable breeder... Find a line of healthy parents and no genetic history of health issues... and build your family pet from a puppy... you will get the pet you train... just like kids... you...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Beer?
Replies: 185
Views: 47502

Re: Beer?

Has anyone mentioned McEwan's Scotch Ale yet?.. Had a friend give me some and I really liked it!.. 8)
by SHORTFAT
Tue Nov 19, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question...
Replies: 20
Views: 2660

Re: Question...

Wow. :roll:
by SHORTFAT
Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:33 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Dogs first pheasant- pictures
Replies: 3
Views: 1113

Re: Dogs first pheasant- pictures

Outstanding! And great job with your patience on the dog! If I read your post correctly, you are young enough to hunt the junior hunt which tells me you are WAY ahead of most adults I know! Most don't have the self control to not shoot at a flushing bird the dog hasn't set up on... Keep posting & en...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Pistol for bears?
Replies: 53
Views: 20931

Re: Pistol for bears?

If you are going to carry a hand gun in bear country, just make sure you remove the front sight... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Laser Pointers
Replies: 21
Views: 5562

Re: Laser Pointers

It depends on what you expect out of the dog. Mine was a cull. She would have never made it in trials and she is not what you want for the breed standard. I would not have blamed the breeder for putting her down. But I was looking for a family pet that will go hunting with us in the fall... with som...
by SHORTFAT
Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Laser Pointers
Replies: 21
Views: 5562

Re: Laser Pointers

Keep fisching and guessing. Seems pretty simple to everyone that has raised dogs. :wink: I'm sorry topher... I must be a slow learner... raised dogs all my life but I don't follow you... please enlighten the less knowledgeable ones here... V-John... I think like any other problem, patience and a go...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ??EP as grouse and woodcock dogs??
Replies: 48
Views: 12329

Re: ??EP as grouse and woodcock dogs??

Great!.. so now that that's settled... make sure you post pics of the pup once it arrives! 8) and keep us posted!
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Old dogs
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

Re: Old dogs

Gettin' to the age where I don't usually make it thru the night myself anymore!.. Lol!.. Usually let the dog out while I'm up too... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ??EP as grouse and woodcock dogs??
Replies: 48
Views: 12329

Re: ??EP as grouse and woodcock dogs??

I live in Pa and grouse and woodcock are just about all we have to hunt, unless you want to count the pet birds the game commission calls Pa Pheasants... Mine does just fine. Lots of people have EP's and hunt the thick stuff... can you find an EP more suited to a horse back hunt on the prairie? Of c...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cicada's... "Crunch"... tastes like chicken...
Replies: 7
Views: 1293

Cicada's... "Crunch"... tastes like chicken...

So... I let my goofy Pointer out and I hear this crunching... I look, and she's on the porch eating Cicada's like they're winged potato chips... I looked on line and everything I've found says they won't hurt anything, but I'm trying to limit her intake... :roll: anyone else have a bug eater???
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 350925

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

sometimes hunting with a white Pointer in the snow can be like finding Waldo on the cereal box! :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: A story
Replies: 30
Views: 7090

Re: A story

I like my truck... that way, I don't have to walk all the way to where I hunt... perhaps as things get "invented" with time and testing, they prove themselves to be useful, or not... some things are useful tools... some are just gadgets... use what you like and find to be reliable.
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All white GSP
Replies: 25
Views: 3640

Re: All white GSP

This is how the labrapoodle mutt got started... it all comes back to some dumb suburbonite that is willing to pay big $$$ for some mutt... that head looks like a lab to me and the chest does too... :roll:
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Odyssey's Blue Duck
Replies: 5
Views: 3933

Re: Odyssey's Blue Duck

Sorry for your loss Neil. Sounds like a once in a lifetime dog. Most of us will never own a dog like that, I'm sure. Cherish the memories and tell the stories.
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 35 lb German Shorthair
Replies: 19
Views: 5040

Re: 35 lb German Shorthair

And a 35lb Pointer is much less likely to tip a canoe!.. :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MI or PA for Grouse?
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: MI or PA for Grouse?

Try the Alleghany National Forest in McKean, Warren and Forest Counties. If you look on line you can find some large tracts of land owned by paper companies and timber companies that are very good habitat and are open to hunting. The US Forest Service can also provide you with grouse density informa...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: gun-fire question
Replies: 20
Views: 3541

Re: gun-fire question

I have a gun shy EP... She hates my shotgun, but she cant help herself when I get the check cord, e-collar & grouse bell. If I throw the shot gun in the truck, and come back in the house and get her collar and leash and go to the door, she goes nuts. I open the truck door and say "kennel up" and she...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Door rushing dogs
Replies: 18
Views: 4097

Re: Door rushing dogs

We have a "whoa mat" at the door... She get's Whoa'd going to the door and coming in... when someone comes to the door, she gets kenneled... good luck!
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: skinned out nose ran into a rock- advice
Replies: 7
Views: 1749

Re: skinned out nose ran into a rock- advice

roaniecowpony wrote:There's lots of blood flow in the nose and lip area of dogs and people. These areas heal fast with most wounds.
Yes they do!.. but they still scare the crap out of us when it's our kids or our dogs!.. Lol!.. :lol: Like they say, if yer gonna be dumb, ya better be tough... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Thu May 30, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A mixed bunch.
Replies: 14
Views: 2782

Re: A mixed bunch.

Wow! That's a cool video Bill! 8) Thanks for posting it... A trip to Scotland has always been on my "bucket list", it just moved up the list a ways & I think I may just make it a hunting one now! 5 years to retirement & counting!!! :mrgreen: Love the dogs too... How on earth does a dog know to mug u...
by SHORTFAT
Mon May 27, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Memory
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Re: Memory

+1! Never forget!
by SHORTFAT
Sat May 11, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What non gundog dogs do you own?
Replies: 44
Views: 16385

Re: What non gundog dogs do you own?

I have an aussie/britt mix (rescue). she doesn't know whether to herd it or point it. :lol: :lol: :lol: Now THAT is funny! LOL! My daughter has an Aussie, but she now lives 3 hours away... it is a really cool dog... plays dead when ya shoot it with your finger and says Grace before it eats! I used ...
by SHORTFAT
Sat May 11, 2013 6:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lab eating grass
Replies: 15
Views: 2856

Re: Lab eating grass

My Lab did it... My Pointer does it... just make sure you keep your pup wormed. No worries tho.
by SHORTFAT
Sun May 05, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I believe I can fly
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Re: I believe I can fly

I love the tongue flapping in the wind! Lol! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by SHORTFAT
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Said Good-Bye Too Soon
Replies: 8
Views: 3036

Re: Said Good-Bye Too Soon

Very sorry. There are no words to help, but anyone who has ever loved a dog, can understand your loss. :(
by SHORTFAT
Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Eaton's Terrible Tess RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 2511

Re: Eaton's Terrible Tess RIP

Very sorry! Glad there are some pups from her tho!
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What do you carry in your pockets?
Replies: 31
Views: 11321

Re: What do you carry in your pockets?

RF - pocket knife & money clip
LF - Challenge Coin for my fallen Brothers (always)
RR - Wallet
LR - stupid fone...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 Moderator Appreciation Day
Replies: 16
Views: 2736

Re: 2013 Moderator Appreciation Day

Thanks Guys! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Counter Surfing
Replies: 16
Views: 2521

Re: Counter Surfing

When I was a boy, our Old English Sheepdog ate 12 dozen Christmas cookies that my Mother had made for the church social... :mrgreen: She hated that dog after that! Lol... I still think my Dad had some too... :lol:
by SHORTFAT
Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Interesting Contract
Replies: 28
Views: 5574

Re: Interesting Contract

I would think that in court any competent, or for that matter any half hearted, moderately intoxicated attorney could shred something like that... but why would you put yourself through it with all of the other options out there?.. :roll: :?: :|
by SHORTFAT
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: LUCK OF THE DRAW RIP.
Replies: 15
Views: 5804

Re: LUCK OF THE DRAW RIP.

Sorry for your loss Charlie... The good ones will always stay with you in the memories, but it's hard when they go. :cry:
by SHORTFAT
Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New topic -- Just For Fun
Replies: 10
Views: 1560

Re: New topic -- Just For Fun

Very interesting... and all this time I thought they were just for dripping milk on my wifes sofa... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Buying Meat on Craig's List
Replies: 18
Views: 4144

Re: Buying Meat on Craig's List

I have no problem with Wal-mart's meat.. Craigs list however, sounds like a good way to buy someone's ex-lover in small shrink wrapped packages... :mrgreen: no thanks...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: RIP Tucker
Replies: 8
Views: 3164

Re: RIP Tucker

Sorry for your loss! That's a shame. :(
by SHORTFAT
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: leaving your shorthair out while at work
Replies: 28
Views: 6243

Re: leaving your shorthair out while at work

My EP is in the house all day alone... She's 3. Started leaving her out for the morning when she was about a 18 months... would go home at noon and let her outside... She's fine all day now. Goes out in the morning does her thing and then lays on the couch under a blanket with her paw on the remote....
by SHORTFAT
Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 102721

Re: Photo of the Day

Lol! I love the two dogs expressions in that pic... on the left... "did that decoy just move?".. on the right... "oh please... oh please... oh please..." :mrgreen: Nice.
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: They're not called Pointers, they're Shorthairs!!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 4577

Re: They're not called Pointers, they're Shorthairs!!!!!

I wonder if the dogs just look at each other and roll their eyes at all the humans arguing about kind of pointing setting spaniels they are... :roll: :roll: :roll: :mrgreen: