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by proudag08
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irish Terriers
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Irish Terriers

My brother in law is looking for an Irish Terrier breeder. Anyone know of a starting point? Thanks!
by proudag08
Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Wild birds in my yard
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Re: Wild birds in my yard

Man that sounds like a hard life... Living in Hawaii and so many game birds they show up in the front yard... Talk about problems... :lol:
by proudag08
Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another update
Replies: 37
Views: 7774

Re: Another update

Well boys and girls its that time again. Just wanted to give an update on my boy Frio and let everyone know I was still alive. I know you all were very concerned. Its been a pretty busy couple of months with work and other things so I havent been posting much, just lurking when I get the chance. Her...
by proudag08
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Trifexis
Replies: 5
Views: 623

Re: Trifexis

I use it and have had no problems.
by proudag08
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: How many use Twitter?
Replies: 10
Views: 2632

Re: How many use Twitter?

Most of my firends are on it and its a good way to keep up with news, and stuff that is important to me.
by proudag08
Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Obedience training
Replies: 25
Views: 3948

Re: Obedience training

To assume that 1. I am feminized because of my age and 2. that I don't know a mans place in a relationship, is in my opinion very ignorant. That's all I'll say about it as to not start a religious conversation that will undoubtedly get this thread blocked. Suffice to say that I love my wife and as s...
by proudag08
Sat Mar 24, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Obedience training
Replies: 25
Views: 3948

Re: Obedience training

PD08, What we recommend is that the pup not be allowed at the breakfast or dinner table until he is older, eliminate this mess from the get go. A pup has a short attention span, and mom should not have to deal with the pup while feeding herself or the children. Also you do not want your gun pup lea...
by proudag08
Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Obedience training
Replies: 25
Views: 3948

Obedience training

Ok guys please help me out. My 6 month old puppy is about to drive my wife crazy. I understand that a puppy will be a puppy but my wife is getting to her wits end with him and I can see why. My wife is a school teacher (1st grade) so i know she has patience but Its just that our pup is pretty energe...
by proudag08
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another update
Replies: 37
Views: 7774

Re: Another update

Yes I am going to put a shock collar on a 6 month old. No I am not just going to start shocking th crap out of him as soon as he messes up. I also live in the suburbs and dont want my dog running off into a street and getting hurt. I understand that this collar is not something to be taken lightly a...
by proudag08
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another update
Replies: 37
Views: 7774

Another update

**UPDATE!! Please note that this is my post from about three months ago. I just added pictures of my pup, I appreciate all the E-collar advice and am happy to report that we got through the conditioning process well. Frio is fully conditioned to it but rarely needs it anymore. I just wanted to give...
by proudag08
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: E-Collar question
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

E-Collar question

I have heard lots of good things about both TT and Sprotdog products. I like TT because its made in America and SEEMS more versitile. I only have one dog, will only ever have one dog at a time (maybe two when we have kids but never a full chain) and was wondering if the high cost of the TT was becau...
by proudag08
Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: An overdue update...
Replies: 4
Views: 775

An overdue update...

Good morning ladies and gents. I thought I would take this chilly Saturday morning to update you on me and my first pup, Frio. To say that it has been an adventure would be and understatement. I love this little guy a ton but sometimes my paitience runs thin. I haven't lost it yet but have been real...
by proudag08
Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My pup eats his chew toys...
Replies: 6
Views: 1003

My pup eats his chew toys...

i have a 4 moths old GSP pup and he eats every chew toy we give him. ANd not just like he get a piece every now and then... its like he chews an entire bulb off on side of the bone in an evening... We have tried nylabones... the tire products, we still have a Kn=ong to try and we have a femur bone t...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Paranoid Pup Owner?
Replies: 17
Views: 3847

Re: Paranoid Pup Owner?

His vomiting stopped this morning... he has eatin well today, gone potty twice, and was playful! Seems to me like a little stomach bug of sorts. On another note I have noticed that he eats SO FAST. I tried spreading it on a plate. I tried elevating it. I tried feeding a little at a time. And finally...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Paranoid Pup Owner?
Replies: 17
Views: 3847

Re: Paranoid Pup Owner?

He has been eating and drinking and even going to the bathroom. He threw up a little this morning but not a lot... But he ate all his breakfast, I put it on a plate to try and spread it out and he still sucked it up like a vacuum. I went duck hunting this morning and the wife said he was acting like...
by proudag08
Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Lethargic dog
Replies: 18
Views: 3057

Re: Lethargic dog

So sorry to hear this!
by proudag08
Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Paranoid Pup Owner?
Replies: 17
Views: 3847

Paranoid Pup Owner?

OK ladies and gents, I need to know if I am just being paranoid or if this is something I need to take action on. My 3.5 month old GSP has thrown up 3 times today. The first two times were early this morning and the 3rd time was just 5 minutes ago (7:45pm). The first one I think was because he ate s...
by proudag08
Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Cosat Del Mar sunglasses
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Cosat Del Mar sunglasses

Gents and Ladies,

I am looking into a pair of these glasses and am trying to decide on a lense type. Glass? or Plastic?

Does anyone have these types of sunglasses or lenses? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Thanks
by proudag08
Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

UPDATE: I registered the pup with the AKC yesterday. His official name is "Eshod's First Ryde Down The Frio" "Eshod's" - homage to the great trainer and breeder who helped me through the process and raised both mom and dad, Ray Dohse. Also a huge thanks to Scott B from Hi-tailyn in Ft Worth for help...
by proudag08
Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cancun
Replies: 18
Views: 3367

Re: Cancun

You might also try somewhere in the carribean... less dangerous and you might be suprised at the similarities of the prices... There is also a cruise to consider... IMHO thats the best way to "go to Mexico"
by proudag08
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Took The Day Off.
Replies: 15
Views: 1760

Re: Took The Day Off.

You better stop posting pictures or you'll start seeing a lot more people! Ha ha ha
by proudag08
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:11 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New National Champion!!
Replies: 24
Views: 5057

Re: New National Champion!!

Thats HUGE!!! Congrats!!!!
by proudag08
Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what would you have done ?
Replies: 42
Views: 7055

Re: what would you have done ?

DogNewbie wrote:
deke wrote:i was being sarcastic, it happens alot though combat hunting
I've heard of combat fishing, but combat hunting?!?! That sounds dangerous and if you're taking it as far as shooting over a strangers dog, that's just straight up rude.
I've never heard of either... please explain...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pink Eye?
Replies: 9
Views: 1942

Re: Pink Eye?

How did the vet appointment go?
by proudag08
Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what would you have done ?
Replies: 42
Views: 7055

Re: what would you have done ?

I find it not very funny at all that someone is rude enough to stop their truck,jump the field fence,flush and shoot 3 birds over my dog while I am in the process of walking over to his point 300 yards away,this happend at 2 oclock in the afternoon. Combat birdhunting nothing gentlemanly about it,r...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

Kennel train him. First get some treats and put one in the kennel and say kennel up and release him. He won't go all the way in the kennel right away but will stick his head in for the treat. Praise him for just doing that. The kennel should always be a 100% safe place where the pup can't do any wr...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just sharing a story about a pointer...
Replies: 56
Views: 9579

Re: Just sharing a story about a pointer...

After a good chukar hunt I'm using ace bandages, boots, corona ointment, and a anti-inflammatory for my dogs feet. Any good dog needs some r&r after they beat themselves up on those rocks and get stuck my a few cactus needles. Sure I boot up my dog but some boots are garbage after 30 minutes. The o...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

we do the same thing with the food. Put bowl down. Whoa. We start by gently holding them still. When they are still we give the release command. You gradually hold less and less until you can hold a finger on their collar and then eventually no touching at all. Once they get it, I transition to pot...
by proudag08
Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

UPDATE: Frio is doing fine with the blankets... His "big boy" crate came in today so I will probably keep him in there whenever we can go get it picked up. Also, on a side note, we went for a walk last night (on leash, I live in the suburbs) but it was in a partially developed neighborhood. Althoug...
by proudag08
Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

Well just an update first: Frio is doing well with the food transition. Stools are still healthy looking and his appetite is still growing. He has a vet appointment today and he should get his 12 weeks shots and a toe nail clipping. Here are a couple of pictures: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7004/6...
by proudag08
Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi From Rural South Central Texas
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Re: Hi From Rural South Central Texas

Glad to see another Texan on the forum! Hope you find what youre looking for here! Sounds like you have a lot to keep you busy there on your ranch! Enjoy and welcome!
by proudag08
Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Sam's Dog Food
Replies: 44
Views: 7034

Re: Sam's Dog Food

Politics enters the discussion... thread derailed... topic highjacked... uneeded comment made... complaints about the mods... this thread will be locked in no time...

Same song. Different tune.
by proudag08
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SKY WAS BLACK THIS MORNING!
Replies: 15
Views: 2726

Re: SKY WAS BLACK THIS MORNING!

birddog1968 wrote:server not found......
+1
by proudag08
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: finally after 4 years of asking it finally happened.
Replies: 9
Views: 2172

Re: finally after 4 years of asking it finally happened.

Putting my pup on a leash and going to the same part of the yard and saying "go potty" or whatever you want to say worked well!. He knows that as soon as he gets out there its time for business or he doesnt get to go back in. Now thats its cold, it helps him hurry it up. :)
by proudag08
Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SKY WAS BLACK THIS MORNING!
Replies: 15
Views: 2726

Re: SKY WAS BLACK THIS MORNING!

Lots of money and time has been sunk in getting waterfowl populations to where they are now, there is no centralized concerted effort for upland birds. I believe it would be better if all upland hunters banded together into one national organization in addition to smaller state orgs. Make our voice...
by proudag08
Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Starting a Business..
Replies: 19
Views: 3417

Re: Starting a Business..

Start with writing a business plan. Everything involved with running a business goes into the plan. Lots of research needed. Laws, state and local. Cash needs with expenses and sales projections for several years. Insurance requirements, method of bookkeeping, location of vets, advertising, identit...
by proudag08
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: cups/day food question
Replies: 35
Views: 6341

Re: cups/day food question

So I have a 11 week old pup... Is 2 cups in the morning and 2 at night too much? I'm feeding Purina PP Performance All life stage. He always seems hungry and goes to stand by the garage door right after i feed him like "I WANT MORE DUMMY!!" He gets 1.25 cups in the morning and 1.25 cups in the eveni...
by proudag08
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lone Star Opener
Replies: 10
Views: 1462

Re: Lone Star Opener

Not the greatest time to be getting into buird hunting here in the Lone Star State huh... dang it!
by proudag08
Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP/DK vs the Hybred American GSP
Replies: 77
Views: 22961

Re: Black GSP/DK vs the Hybred American GSP

Brushbustin Sporting Dogs wrote:This has LOCKED written all over it!!!
this...
by proudag08
Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

While on the topic of food. I currently feed 1 cup in the morning and 1 cup at night... At what point do I increase the amount of feed I give? Just watch for ribs? I have no clue.
by proudag08
Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

Maybe I've missed reading something but why are you switching his feed? Sure way to have diahrrea in the crate. Maybe you have a good reason . Start with 1:4. I stay with a mix for 3-4 days before changing it again, just to be on the safe side. The breeder was feeding a product he has shipped from ...
by proudag08
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

GUNDOGS wrote:be careful about long on lead walks especially on concrete (learned this on this forum so just passin on the advice)
Why?
by proudag08
Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

UPDATE: Frio is doing fine with the blankets... His "big boy" crate came in today so I will probably keep him in there whenever we can go get it picked up. Also, on a side note, we went for a walk last night (on leash, I live in the suburbs) but it was in a partially developed neighborhood. Although...
by proudag08
Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Oklahoma pheasant opener...
Replies: 14
Views: 2434

Re: Oklahoma pheasant opener...

What part of OK was that in? Not looking for your honey hole but trying to figure out if a OK non-resident license is worth the $$. My pup is no where newar ready to hunt but its looking like OK is going to be the most practical place for me to start looking for birds. We have everyting else in TX B...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 01, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Reality of training for UT on your own
Replies: 21
Views: 3440

Re: Reality of training for UT on your own

GWPtyler wrote: a young whippersnapper who doesn't no any better :mrgreen:
I knew there was a reason I liked you! I'm one of those too...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Reality of training for UT on your own
Replies: 21
Views: 3440

Re: Reality of training for UT on your own

I am right there with you on the whole "I want to do it myself" thing! I understand your desire to not just buy it but actually put in the work. Also, I get the hands on thing. I am very much a monkey see monkey do learner. If I watch someone do something, it doesnt take me long to pick it up, but r...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: guess the breed??
Replies: 11
Views: 1128

Re: guess the breed??

http://i903.photobucket.com/albums/ac232/basspow_photo/Rockiegundogforum010.jpg FIFY (Fixed It For You) Now click the "quote button up there on the top right of this post and see how I did the code... All I did was click on your link, copy it, press the "IMG" button in between the [*] and the URL w...
by proudag08
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Hello

What part of Texas are you from?
by proudag08
Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A couple of questions...
Replies: 76
Views: 13972

Re: A couple of questions...

So I should keep him in the puppy crate for 7.5 hours straight? That seems to me like I am asking a ton of a 10 week old pup? However, he hasnt had any accidents in the xpen that I can see. I like the idea of putting the little crate in the big crate. That could be an option. Chewing has not been a ...