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by Ayres
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Hunting/Dog Related Stuff For Sale
Topic: Dog Trailer - 6 hole Stainless Steel
Replies: 0
Views: 3961

Dog Trailer - 6 hole Stainless Steel

http://www.justuskennels.com/misc/trailer.jpg Perfect for Hunt Test, Field Trial, or Hunting Season, or just to take your animals to the vet! 6-hole custom stainless steel (rust-proof) dog trailer. Four separate top storage compartments, two wide enough to store long guns, all lockable. Louvered do...
by Ayres
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: 6-hole Stainless Steel Dog Trailer - $8500 OBO
Replies: 1
Views: 2449

6-hole Stainless Steel Dog Trailer - $8500 OBO

http://www.justuskennels.com/misc/trailer.jpg Perfect for Hunt Test, Field Trial, or Hunting Season, or just to take your animals to the vet! 6-hole custom stainless steel (rust-proof) dog trailer. Four separate top storage compartments, two wide enough to store long guns, all lockable. Louvered do...
by Ayres
Thu May 17, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 12960

Re: Best Shave

Very late to the party on this thread, but I just found it and read over it. I'll add my experience with DE wet shaving for the past 4 years or so... 1) I use Feather blades. I tried several, but the Feathers just worked the best for me. For my dad, they're a little too sharp. I think he's using the...
by Ayres
Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: So Much for Mendel
Replies: 11
Views: 3091

Re: So Much for Mendel

Maybe people are going beyond this, but I thought breeders evaluated the dog itself (temperament, trainability, physique) to determine whether or not to breed it... and if it has been bred before then also evaluate the offspring. Are people really doing genetic testing (other than for health) to det...
by Ayres
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: TRADE-UP PROGRAM
Replies: 7
Views: 1165

Re: TRADE-UP PROGRAM

You could probably offload an older but working collar in our B/S/T forum for more than the 15% discount is worth. Got to find a buyer and ship it, though, so that could be a hassle. But, buying lightly used equipment at a discount price helps new people into our sport, especially where budgets have...
by Ayres
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Submit Your GUN DOG Site
Topic: Justeal Vizslas
Replies: 2
Views: 985

Re: Justeal Vizslas

Wow, there's something about that name that's pretty familiar... :lol:

Where's your link?
by Ayres
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Has X Taught You?
Replies: 260
Views: 35266

Re: What Has X Taught You?

Birddogz wrote:By the way....OH-
I N I

Wait, that's not how you start that chant... Let's try it again... I L L -
by Ayres
Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Has X Taught You?
Replies: 260
Views: 35266

Re: What Has X Taught You?

I have never said my dogs are best. Just that the BEST test is wild birds in wild places. That is all. That's my point. Not everyone agrees with using that as a measuring stick. Therefore, you can argue until you're blue in the face but if your debaters aren't using the same measuring stick that yo...
by Ayres
Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Has X Taught You?
Replies: 260
Views: 35266

Re: What Has X Taught You?

I have never said my dogs are best. Just that the BEST test is wild birds in wild places. That is all. That's my point. Not everyone agrees with using that as a measuring stick. Therefore, you can argue until you're blue in the face but if your debaters aren't using the same measuring stick that yo...
by Ayres
Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Has X Taught You?
Replies: 260
Views: 35266

Re: What Has X Taught You?

I think what Ezzy was eluding to is the fact that judging a dog to figure out what is "best" or "better" will take so many variables that every person will have a different viewpoint. There's just no quantifiable standard that everyone will agree to use as a measuring stick. As an example, I believe...
by Ayres
Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Debarking - What Are Your Thoughts?
Replies: 28
Views: 7829

Re: Debarking - What Are Your Thoughts?

When one of my dogs is out in her kennel and won't stop barking, I think about using a bark collar or the de-barking surgery. However, this is usually sometime around 1:00 a.m. and I'm not thinking very rationally. On the rare occasion that happens, I simply go out to my kennels and shut the in/out ...
by Ayres
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: i got hosed!
Replies: 126
Views: 21312

Re: i got hosed!

IT DOES SPOOK me when people nonshallauntly gloat about how easy it is to take someone into court, what the process entails, what the filing fees are, how easilly it is done and to prove a breeder wrong without a contract, and so on. Perhaps I've interpereted this all wrong, but my gut tells me dif...
by Ayres
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: i got hosed!
Replies: 126
Views: 21312

Re: i got hosed!

I think a good explanation of what I meant can be a given when you look at my first guarantee, "This is the dog you wanted". Never known anyone to want to buy an unhealthy dog. lol Oh, I see now. It all came down to what was meant by the phrase "This is the dog you wanted." You apparently meant tha...
by Ayres
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Enough already!
Replies: 18
Views: 3753

Re: Enough already!

I had to laugh at your topic title. I went to a Wild Game Dinner Wednesday evening and the guest speaker was Steve Chapman. I'm now reading his book The Good Husband's Guide to Balancing Hobbies and Marriage. Check it out at your local Library before it's too late! :lol:
by Ayres
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: i got hosed!
Replies: 126
Views: 21312

Re: i got hosed!

But if indeed the OP decides to purse the matter in small claims court doesn't he have to file in the jurisdiction of the seller? In Minnesota you do. Unless law has changed resently. This is actually going to be a case-by-case answer, depending on the details of the transaction. There's no hard an...
by Ayres
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: i got hosed!
Replies: 126
Views: 21312

Re: i got hosed!

I will give a contract to anyone that wants one. It states: This is the dog you wanted Sex you wanted Bloolines you wanted and age you wanted If you want anymore guarantees buy somewhere else 8) Not picking on you topher, but there's no guarantee that the pup will be in good health and free of gene...
by Ayres
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: i got hosed!
Replies: 126
Views: 21312

Re: i got hosed!

tcjack wrote:well ace is home and happy ! everything went really good today at vets. 8)
I'm glad to hear your pup got fixed up! Hopefully we'll get some puppy pictures soon... :D
by Ayres
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: i got hosed!
Replies: 126
Views: 21312

Re: i got hosed!

To the phrase "you can't enforce a contract", I will simply reply that in reality you can't enforce what's not in a contract. Really, I don't understand how a verbal agreement and handshake are considered good, but writing down what you agreed to is some kind of bad thing. I realize that lawyers and...
by Ayres
Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Help needed
Replies: 2
Views: 3174

Re: Help needed

For new members, the first few posts must be "approved" by moderators. This is to cut down on some unwanted spam on our boards. Therefore, if you have less than 10 posts your reply might not show up right away - until it is approved.
by Ayres
Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:02 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pour on Ivomec
Replies: 23
Views: 9932

Re: Pour on Ivomec

Hey Greg, how does that horse paste compare cost-wise to the cattle ivomec that I administer orally? And dog dr, if I use the 1/10 per 10lbs of ivomec for my dogs, do I need to supplement that bi-annually with Safegard? That's what I have been doing over the past 18 months or so. (Though I read that...
by Ayres
Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Forum News & Announcements
Topic: Unofficial Announcement on New Ownership
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: Unofficial Announcement on New Ownership

Thanks for the heads-up note Rob!
by Ayres
Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need Kennel Ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 9945

Re: Need Kennel Ideas

That's the way to go, Birddog. I noticed you used the heavy duty doors from GunDogHouseDoor Company. That's exactly what I did. Also, I built 6 runs while only having 3 dogs (only had 2 when I started), so I understand building twice of what you need. My interior 3x5 "crates" and exterior 5x12 runs ...
by Ayres
Mon May 10, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Plastic Collapsible Crates
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Re: Plastic Collapsible Crates

I've got one of those from LCSupply and I really don't like it. I ordered the largest they have and it's still smaller than my Pet Porter (Vari-Kennel). The doors are not heavy duty at all and the latches are not secure. I ended up attaching a carabiner to the door just to keep it shut, because eith...
by Ayres
Mon Apr 26, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Carpenter Bees
Replies: 12
Views: 3214

Re: Carpenter Bees

They frequent my neighbor each year, who has redwood siding on his house. This year they did buzz around my kennels for a few days, but are now largely gone. A couple would stay tight to my cedar posts at the very top, and it looked like they were sleeping or resting. Then another one or two were bu...
by Ayres
Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Any morel mushroom hunters?
Replies: 20
Views: 4204

Re: Any morel mushroom hunters?

Nice! I've only found 2 since my 54 last weekend. I guess I shouldn't have said anything! :lol:
by Ayres
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Any morel mushroom hunters?
Replies: 20
Views: 4204

Re: Any morel mushroom hunters?

You know, I've got a small patch of black morels that were a no-show as well. I keep hoping to go out there and see a few, but I think they're lost this year. The grey/yellow's are going good, though. Didn't see but one spike either. I'm hoping that they'll still be coming up though. We usually star...
by Ayres
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello From England!
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: Hello From England!

Welcome aboard! I had a cocker when I was very little. Sweet dogs.
by Ayres
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi Everyone!
Replies: 2
Views: 271

Re: Hi Everyone!

Welcome to GDF! There's a great gun dog community on these forums.

(By the way, the videos on your site don't work.)
by Ayres
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Any morel mushroom hunters?
Replies: 20
Views: 4204

Re: Any morel mushroom hunters?

I don't hunt in Missouri, but I've found 54 large-as-your-hand grey/yellow sponges this weekend. Quality over quantity I guess, but 54 is what we call a "good mess".

It seems that mushroom season is really just starting up around here. We've had beautiful weather for it.
by Ayres
Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Ticks and Lyme disease
Replies: 5
Views: 4899

Re: Ticks and Lyme disease

I use two things: K9 Advantix and a Preventic collar. I used to use Frontline Plus, and I like how the Frontline soaks in the coat faster/better. But in my experience after switching over to K9 Advantix last summer, the Advantix works MUCH better keeping ticks off the dogs. Keep in mind, though, you...
by Ayres
Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Speaking Of HSUS... RICO Suit Against Them
Replies: 8
Views: 1106

Re: Speaking Of HSUS... RICO Suit Against Them

So this is why I keep seeing those HSUS ads on television lately... They're not asking you to pay $19 a month to save animals, they're asking you to pay $19 to save their own skin.
by Ayres
Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Dandruff
Replies: 24
Views: 6365

Re: Puppy Dandruff

Anyone use the Furminator? At about $40 it's an expensive deshedding tool, but it really works wonders!
by Ayres
Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Alabama
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Re: Hi from Alabama

Hey, welcome aboard! There's a wealth of info amassed here since our inception in early 2004. If you've got a question, just ask!
by Ayres
Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Dandruff
Replies: 24
Views: 6365

Re: Puppy Dandruff

mcbosco wrote:Seborrheic Dermatitis can cause "dandruff". Dandruff is simply shedding of skin.
True. But if you want to stop dandruff you need to cure the cause, not just treat the symptoms.
by Ayres
Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Person looking for female Weim to breed to
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Re: Person looking for female Weim to breed to

That looks like a Craigslist post specifically designed to raise blood pressures. In forum speak, we call that a Troll. :lol:
by Ayres
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Dandruff
Replies: 24
Views: 6365

Re: Puppy Dandruff

All of the above is sound. Also, consider whether or not the dog has been stressed lately, or has been subject to very low humidity levels. Watering down/bathing a dog is only a quick fix for constant dandruff - it won't cure the problem, just treat the symptoms.
by Ayres
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Food Choice
Replies: 7
Views: 2210

Re: Puppy Food Choice

We dont have classic feed stores anymore... Thankfully around my area we still do, but they're still usually a mixture of feed store/pet store, or feed store/farm supply. And, call me crazy, but I like walking through and just browsing. Being cooped up in an office most business days gives me cabin...
by Ayres
Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Food Choice
Replies: 7
Views: 2210

Re: Puppy Food Choice

It's hard with a new puppy to just go and pick one feed. I know when I had to do that 6 years ago it seemed like a daunting task. What I would suggest is to continue feeding what your pup's breeder fed so long as it's available to you and within your budget. Then, as your pup grows, you can evaluate...
by Ayres
Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DNA Test for llewellins Only
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Re: DNA Test for llewellins Only

If it's anything like the AKC DNA test, it's a matter of ordering a kit, taking a cheek swab, signing paperwork and mailing it in. It's really not that hard. No blood draw required.
by Ayres
Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All black GSP
Replies: 20
Views: 4421

Re: All black GSP

There are more factors that affect a dog's heat tolerance than just coat color. You can't look at two dogs, one black and one white, and predict with certainty that on a warm hunting day the white dog will out-hunt the black dog. It's a factor, it's not the only factor. That's a fact. :wink:
by Ayres
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pet door for my house
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: Pet door for my house

I really like the heavy-duty doors from Gun Dog House Door Company. You can get a guillotine enclosure door for them to shut everything in/out at night. When my builders framed in the doors to my kennels, they used a color-matched coil stock to make everything look nice and neat. You can see them fr...
by Ayres
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Should I teach sit?
Replies: 7
Views: 801

Re: Should I teach sit?

if you are going to teach it to hunt, i would either not teach it sit or wait until you get it whoa trained first. i get dogs in for training that are taught to sit before the whoa training and it sometimes makes the whoa training a bit harder and longer because the dog wants to sit down every time...
by Ayres
Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet
Replies: 55
Views: 9675

Re: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet

There are always going to be people for and people against. I don't think a petition like this is going to cause a backlash against Buddy. If anything, it brings the situation out into open discussion so more people will be knowledgeable on the subject. If anyone honestly follows through on a claim ...
by Ayres
Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet
Replies: 55
Views: 9675

Re: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet

Indicates to me that there are a lot of people who operate on pure emotion and rational thought is not in their repertoire. Just because someone doesn't agree with you doesn't mean you get to insinuate that they "operate on pure emotion and rational thought is not in their repertoire." Keep it clea...
by Ayres
Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Now that there's a FC/AFC Black Shorthair...
Replies: 261
Views: 40474

Re: Now that there's a FC/AFC Black Shorthair...

Here's a question for those who say that they don't care if the standard gets changed or not: Are you sending in your GSPCA ballots with a vote yes, a vote no, or nothing marked at all? The point of this question is, all timely-returned ballots are counted, whether the question is answered or not. O...
by Ayres
Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Now that there's a FC/AFC Black Shorthair...
Replies: 261
Views: 40474

Re: Now that there's a FC/AFC Black Shorthair...

Ken, That's an easy one......Absolutely nothing but color pattern. And I have a solid liver male along with many liver/white/ticked. I'll agree wholeheartedly, when you're discussing a generic black dog or a generic liver dog. When you ask what a dog brings to the table, you have to look at a speci...
by Ayres
Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Now that there's a FC/AFC Black Shorthair...
Replies: 261
Views: 40474

Re: Now that there's a FC/AFC Black Shorthair...

To claim that the push to seek relief from existing rules was started by non-black owners & breeders is ludicrous. Pure semantics. I never claimed it wasn't started by black dog owners and breeders. What I claimed is that black dog owners and breeders are not the only proponents. When you said "peo...
by Ayres
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: MH Question????????
Replies: 54
Views: 8030

Re: MH Question????????

Already does! When I put Tux out in the field I see flashes of run that really remind me of Kobe. I am itching to change the SH to a MH on the pedigree, though. :wink:
by Ayres
Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: MH Question????????
Replies: 54
Views: 8030

Re: MH Question????????

I've personally met Adam and put some dogs down in the field with him. I have no doubt that he's going to proof for that situation. It still burns, though, to have a busted day because of a rule misinterpretation. Entry fees, travel expense, time, the whole lot - all lost because of a controversial ...