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by VizslaGirl
Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 351732

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

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Cali this winter.
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Lizzy in training.
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Divided find between two of my girls (Cali on the left, Summer on the right - both AKC Master Hunters).
by VizslaGirl
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Master Hunter!
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: New Master Hunter!

cc - I have two Vs that I trial - one is almost done her AFC, the other is green broke and will run next season. Since Summer will never excel at the trial game, I'd like to try NAVHDA Utility. I've never done it, but there's a first time for everything!
by VizslaGirl
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Master Hunter!
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

New Master Hunter!

I ran my Summer at the Weim Club of Greater Louisville and Kentuckiana Pointing Breed Assoc. combined hunt tests. Summer started Senior Hunter in September 2012 and finished with 5 consecutive passes - she began running Master in Feb. 2013 and earned two back-to-back legs her first weekend out, so s...
by VizslaGirl
Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: A Long Time Coming
Replies: 11
Views: 2988

Re: A Long Time Coming

Congrats! I enjoyed watching her - great to meet you guys too!
by VizslaGirl
Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: SPBC Field Trial- H Cooper Black, Cheraw, SC
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

Re: SPBC Field Trial- H Cooper Black, Cheraw, SC

It was a great trial! I enjoyed it, despite the gloomy weather on Sunday
by VizslaGirl
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: FT Brag
Replies: 5
Views: 1747

FT Brag

We drove up to the Weim Club of Greater Louisville and Kentuckiana Pointing Breed Association back-to-back trials in KY this weekend. Since finishing Cali's MH, our training has consisted mostly of re-building Cali's confidence and run... and it worked! Cali absolutely blew me away with her run in A...
by VizslaGirl
Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: FC AFC Hot Shot's Auf Ziel SH
Replies: 12
Views: 2113

Re: FC AFC Hot Shot's Auf Ziel SH

Congrats on Zero's title - I wish I had been able to see him run. It was a great trial!
by VizslaGirl
Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New UT PR1
Replies: 16
Views: 2587

Re: New UT PR1

Huge congrats, Brenda!! Sam is an incredible boy.
by VizslaGirl
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Master Hunter!
Replies: 12
Views: 1688

New Master Hunter!

This is how I like to start the season! I am thrilled to announce that my Cali finished her Master Hunter title (pending AKC approval, of course) with two passes this weekend - at 2 1/2 years old! Cali finished her SH in Jan 2012, at 22 months old and picked up her first 3 MH legs in a double hunt t...
by VizslaGirl
Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Couple pics of my vizslas
Replies: 8
Views: 1038

Re: Couple pics of my vizslas

Nice! I'm partial to the red dogs :-)
by VizslaGirl
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Youngest bird dogger?
Replies: 23
Views: 5753

Re: Youngest bird dogger?

Got my first bird dog (not first Vizsla though) on my 21st birthday, 2 years ago. Best birthday gift I've ever gotten!
by VizslaGirl
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training Last Weekend.
Replies: 9
Views: 1056

Re: Training Last Weekend.

Last ones - I promise.
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Summer on point.
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Summer retrieving.
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by VizslaGirl
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training Last Weekend.
Replies: 9
Views: 1056

Re: Training Last Weekend.

Jolie
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Jolie on point
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Jolie after the flush.
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Jolie retrieving.
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by VizslaGirl
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training Last Weekend.
Replies: 9
Views: 1056

Re: Training Last Weekend.

More pictures, including some pretty shots of the girls.
by VizslaGirl
Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training Last Weekend.
Replies: 9
Views: 1056

Training Last Weekend.

Some shots a friend took of the dogs training last weekend. Cali is a 2 1/2 year old bitch, with FT placements and 3 MH legs. She's a fun dog to run, always works hard and has a blast. Jolie is Cali's littlermate sister. Ran as a puppy/derby dog and I have been working with her this summer for a fri...
by VizslaGirl
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Thanks for Recommending Victor
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Re: Thanks for Recommending Victor

I order it in bulk with my breeder and some other folks, which brings the price down :) We order about 20 bags at a time.
I feed the 28/16 (or 18?) to my non-working dogs, and the 30/20 to my trial dogs.
by VizslaGirl
Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Thanks for Recommending Victor
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Re: Thanks for Recommending Victor

I also like Victor. Dogs look great on it, and at about $30/40lb it's hard to beat the price.
by VizslaGirl
Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ? for those with multiple dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 2253

Re: ? for those with multiple dogs

I have 5 Vizslas, 4 of which hunt - it has only helped my dogs to have others around! One of mine is 2 years old, with 3 legs of her MH and field trial placements. Adding younger, inexperienced dogs did not cause any setbacks in her training.
by VizslaGirl
Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -
Replies: 41
Views: 9102

Re: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -

Tears in my eyes as I read this. So sorry, cancer is so sad, especially at such a young age.
by VizslaGirl
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Training
Topic: spaying and neutering
Replies: 22
Views: 3259

Re: spaying and neutering

This is one of those subjects that you're better off doing your own research and coming to your own conclusion - everyone has a different opinion and feels very strongly about it! Read up (from actual medical studies and published articles, not just hearsay on the internet) and do what you think is ...
by VizslaGirl
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pink Hunting Gear
Replies: 15
Views: 3354

Re: Pink Hunting Gear

I admit to keeping the pink industry going... I have a pink whistle, pink NGDC hat, pink gloves, pink ear plugs and apink ammo pouch and a pink scarf in the winter.... Doesn't mean my dogs are any worse off :P I think that pink and blaze orange are a new fashion trend! For the record, my girls wear ...
by VizslaGirl
Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GDM article "Nothing Missing"
Replies: 18
Views: 2843

Re: GDM article "Nothing Missing"

His owner is in our Vizsla club and we all adore "Barty" - an amazing story about a wonderful dog. Watching him run is impressive, just gives you chills.
by VizslaGirl
Thu May 03, 2012 5:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Backpacking with Your bird dog
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Backpacking with Your bird dog

My husband and I hike, camp and canoe with our field trial/hunt test Vizslas. They love it, I love having a dog that keeps up with us and I have had no issues with any problems in the field. They are on-leash when required, but are great off-leash too - they seem to enjoy having something else to do...
by VizslaGirl
Wed May 02, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wirehaired Vizsla?
Replies: 8
Views: 2538

Re: Wirehaired Vizsla?

I do not own one, but the breeder that I get my smooths from has them. I can put you in touch with some people who own them, if you are interested.
by VizslaGirl
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Junior Hunter
Replies: 4
Views: 923

Re: New Junior Hunter

Congratulations! Now the fun begins with SH and MH!
by VizslaGirl
Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Shiloh's 1st time on birds.
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: Shiloh's 1st time on birds.

Wonderful! It's a great feeling!
by VizslaGirl
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Great Weekend
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Great Weekend

Had a great weekend up at the Kentuckiana/Louisville Weim Club Hunt Tests in KY this weekend! My 2 year old bitch, Cali, earned her first 3 MH legs this weekend with most of her scores in the 9s and 10s, and one of the judges commented that she had some of the nicest runs of the weekend. She has bee...
by VizslaGirl
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Little Brag
Replies: 5
Views: 1037

Little Brag

Cali (Vizsla, almost 2 years old), ran in her second field trial this weekend. It was the WCTV's trial in Lavergne, TN. On Saturday, I handled her off of horseback for the first time, in OGD and should have kept my mouth shut. In spite of my over handling, she had a decent run and earned herself a j...
by VizslaGirl
Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: AFC!
Replies: 9
Views: 1226

Re: AFC!

Yay TomBoy! Congratulations!
by VizslaGirl
Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Novartis Suspends Production of Several Products
Replies: 10
Views: 2164

Re: Novartis Suspends Production of Several Products

Yep - it doesnt 't make anyone look good. I'll recommend giving Trifexis specifically with the PM meal - thanks for the idea! We love the concept of Trifexis, but have had a high rate of vomiting with it (even when given with food). Have you seen that frequently, Cajun? We move a fair amount of Sent...
by VizslaGirl
Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Novartis Suspends Production of Several Products
Replies: 10
Views: 2164

Re: Novartis Suspends Production of Several Products

We love the concept of Trifexis, but have had a high rate of vomiting with it (even when given with food). Have you seen that frequently, Cajun? We move a fair amount of Sentinel/Interceptor' so hopefully Novartis gets their act together soon!
by VizslaGirl
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Title
Replies: 6
Views: 1191

Re: New Title

Congrats - we all know, if it can go wrong it will! Rooster and I are hoping to finish his MH this spring, just haven't had time to get him to the tests. Sounds like you guys are doing well with your dog - and I bet she's having fun too. Why don't you come on out to Missouri in March to start your ...
by VizslaGirl
Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Title
Replies: 6
Views: 1191

New Title

I'm very proud of my little girl, Cali. We ran both days of a hunt test, needing one more leg to finish her Senior Hunter. Unfortunately, on Saturday, Cali missed a dog on point and blew a back. I've never seen her miss an honor before, but we all know they save that kind of stuff until someone is w...
by VizslaGirl
Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: One dog or Two dogs in the house?
Replies: 22
Views: 4039

Re: One dog or Two dogs in the house?

I also have 5 in my house. 3 Vizslas, 1 IG and 1 Chinese Crested. There is more hair, more dirt and more muddy paw prints. You feed more food, need more food bowls and more toys. However - I love having 5 and it is absolutely worth it to me. That being said - it's a very personal choice and it does...
by VizslaGirl
Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: One dog or Two dogs in the house?
Replies: 22
Views: 4039

Re: One dog or Two dogs in the house?

I also have 5 in my house. 3 Vizslas, 1 IG and 1 Chinese Crested. There is more hair, more dirt and more muddy paw prints. You feed more food, need more food bowls and more toys. However - I love having 5 and it is absolutely worth it to me. That being said - it's a very personal choice and it does ...
by VizslaGirl
Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Sasha's Blend
Replies: 22
Views: 4776

Re: Sasha's Blend

The labeling on almost all NSAIDs will tell you that they should be used for short periods of time. I know literally hundreds of older dogs who are on a safe, daily dose of Rimadyl. Metacam cannot be used in conjuction with Rimadyl. There is controversy about whether glucosamine/chondroitin suppleme...
by VizslaGirl
Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good Training Day!
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Good Training Day!

Vizslagirl, I see you are from Atlanta. I don't know if you are new with the vizsla breed, so forgive me if I am giving information you already know. Atlanta has an excellent and active vizsla club. I was fortunate to meet some of the members when I was down at a hunt test in Kentucky last year. Ch...
by VizslaGirl
Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good Training Day!
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Good Training Day!

It's a good question - Cali, the female, is wearing her normal ID collar (the teal one), an e-collar and a "flash" or high-viz collar. All my dogs always wear an ID cfollar, just too lazy to take it off. Cali was wearing the e-collar because we were specifically training for Master Hunter level hono...
by VizslaGirl
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good Training Day!
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Good Training Day!

Last one, I promise.
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Cali on point.
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by VizslaGirl
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good Training Day!
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Good Training Day!

A few more :)
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Robby on point
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Robby celebrating a retrieve.
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Robby retrieving.
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by VizslaGirl
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good Training Day!
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Good Training Day!

We took Cali and Robby out to work some birds with a friend this morning. Just a few fun shots from our session.
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First bird of the morning.
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Cali, retrieving.
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Retreiving to hand.
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by VizslaGirl
Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Two tiny brags
Replies: 5
Views: 990

Two tiny brags

I rarely post anything here, but I am very proud of my little V girl, Cali! As background - Cali is my first bird dog, and my husband and I have been muddling through her training ourselves, learning through trial and error. She's far from perfect, but we're having fun. She ran in a Gordon Setter HT...
by VizslaGirl
Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Another Dual Champion
Replies: 13
Views: 1880

Re: Another Dual Champion

Congratulations!

Her retrieve was beautiful to watch.
by VizslaGirl
Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Neuter!
Replies: 94
Views: 30545

Re: Neuter!

by VizslaGirl » Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:21 pm My only 2 cents... From someone who work in a clinic - we LOSE money on spays/neuters. funny,,, the clinic here does 20-25 dogs a day 5 days a week ,dogs are droped off at 8 and picked up before 1:00. the day i was there, 15 dogs were turned away for the nex...
by VizslaGirl
Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Neuter!
Replies: 94
Views: 30545

Re: Neuter!

My only 2 cents... From someone who work in a clinic - we LOSE money on spays/neuters. Most owners don't want/are not equipped to deal with intact animals - I would rather see those animals altered at a young age. I personally own both altered and intact males and females. It's a personal choice, ju...
by VizslaGirl
Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: WHAT AGE IS/WAS YOUR PUP???
Replies: 52
Views: 7706

Re: WHAT AGE IS/WAS YOUR PUP???

I haven't read the replies to this - But I got my Vizsla at 6 months, after she was returned to the breeder. She had done nothing at that point, other than get crate trained. Within 6 months, she has learned all the obedience commands/skills required for competitive AKC Novice Rally, earned her CGC,...
by VizslaGirl
Mon May 09, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Skinny Pointer Questions.... Pancreatic Cancer??
Replies: 20
Views: 4288

Re: Skinny Pointer Questions.... Pancreatic Cancer??

Did your vet run a mal-digestion profile? This case sounds like it could be EPI or some other digestive disorder.
by VizslaGirl
Tue May 03, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Thinking about a Field First aid kit
Replies: 18
Views: 3512

Re: Thinking about a Field First aid kit

I have a first-aid kit that fits in a small backpack that I wear out in the field. It contains: Novalsan Solution Saline (and syringes to flush wounds or eyes) Alcohol wipes Gauze Squares Vet-wrap Telfa Pads Bandage Gauze Elastikon Tape Hemostats Bandage Scissors Quik Stop - clotting powder Thermome...
by VizslaGirl
Tue May 03, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Vizlsa information
Replies: 13
Views: 2447

Re: Vizlsa information

I own 2 Vizslas, and work closely with the Vizsla Club of Metro Atlanta. I am also very close with my breeder and spend a lot of time around her dogs. I own 2 females (9 years old and 14 months old) and I love the independant nature of the V Girls! It's very true that the boys are the lovers, and th...
by VizslaGirl
Tue May 03, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: big lump on her side
Replies: 52
Views: 23068

Re: big lump on her side

I would seek a second opinion -this looks very similar to a case of panniculitis (auto-immune disease) that we diagnosed not too long ago. I would consult a dermatologist, or another vet.

Good luck!