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by LincolnAlexander
Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stamina of DD vs Field bred lab
Replies: 57
Views: 16575

Re: Stamina of DD vs Field bred lab

Brazo I am in Canada and have Weims. Weims and Vs usually do well for upland here, but later in this past winter it was tough even running them some days, between the extreme cold and deep snow. Granted this was the worst winter i can remember, but I would be leaning towards a GWP/DD for the kind of...
by LincolnAlexander
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Size of your Wienerimer
Replies: 8
Views: 1614

Re: Size of your Wienerimer

The standard for females is 23"-25" at the withers, with an inch over or under being accepted but penalized. We have 2 girls at home - one weighs about 48 lbs, and is a bit over 23", the other is about 54 lbs, and around 24". I've personally seen female weims in the range of 35 lbs to 75 lbs, howeve...
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New here from Ohio
Replies: 7
Views: 853

Re: New here from Ohio

Great to see another Weim owner, welcome to the forum. Good choice with Cam, she has some awesome dogs :).
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bringing dog into Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 810

Re: Bringing dog into Canada

RichK wrote:
LincolnAlexander wrote:For dogs over 8 months old you need a Valid rabies vaccination certificate from a licensed vet. The Ontario Grand River chapter is also holding its test that weekend as well :).
Which is closer to the US border around Niagara Falls?
Toronto's test would be closer for you I think.
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bringing dog into Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 810

Re: Bringing dog into Canada

For dogs over 8 months old you need a Valid rabies vaccination certificate from a licensed vet. The Ontario Grand River chapter is also holding its test that weekend as well :).
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

The competition is already pretty tough in the non-competitive events without having scores published, with all the first, only, youngest, oldest, least, most, etc brags folks make about their dogs :D I saw a guy in junior hunter nearly pull a judge off his horse yelling "What do you mean giving my...
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

If you want to know more than that, ask the owner. Like I did when I was inquiring about the purchase of a FC male dog. I wanted something to be competitive with - this dog finished his FC in 3 years in walking shooting dog stakes. I passed on the sale. Definitely a good point. Asking the owner (as...
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

Or the scores could simply give insight into the dog... For instance, a dog gets a 2 in search with NAVHDA; I don't look at the other dogs and say "those 3 other dogs got a 4 in search they are all better!", instead I think about what a 2 tells me about the dog. The dog could be lacking range, groun...
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

I did not say anything about "my dog is better than you dog", I simply said I see value in knowing scores and how many times a dog had to run to complete its title.
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Sep 15, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

I understand it is a pass or fail system based on a standard, but I disagree that the scores are irrelevant as they can definitely provide insight into a dogs ability and performance.
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

The search function on events for AKC is nice, but as with Tooling I can only find a summary of passes for Hunt Tests, it does not provide me with number of times entered, or anything related to scores... is there something additional you need to get this information, or is it in a different location?
by LincolnAlexander
Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests
Replies: 123
Views: 21138

Re: Soooooo..what is wrong w/ AKC Hunt Tests

One of the things that bothers me, at least from a CKC (Canadian Kennel Club) perspective, is the disparity in ability between dogs that have the same title, and how difficult it is to find information on the testing. You could have one dog that passed all its legs it entered, with high 90's in each...
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 347348

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

This is 15 month old Olive on point this past Sunday
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by LincolnAlexander
Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weimaraner Owner question
Replies: 14
Views: 2929

Re: Weimaraner Owner question

Hattrick, I believe you are thinking of Southpaw Weims, which is who I suggested reaching out to in my PM :D.

They have another great litter coming up that was just confirmed.
by LincolnAlexander
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weimaraner Owner question
Replies: 14
Views: 2929

Re: Weimaraner Owner question

ezzy333 wrote:[ Very true but he might be pushing his luck with a Wiem as there are way too many that do not have the hunting desire or tools they should have.
+1

PM sent
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Jul 16, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weimaraner Owner question
Replies: 14
Views: 2929

Re: Weimaraner Owner question

Is your friend after a Weim to use for hunting, or is it simply a family companion? If he wants to ensure he gets a good hunting Weim, I can provide the names of a number of breeders who emphasize hunting ability in their breeding :).
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New From Wisconsin NEED TRAINER
Replies: 5
Views: 448

Re: New From Wisconsin NEED TRAINER

Hi Josh, congrats on the new Weim pup! Assuming you want a trainer for hunting/field related training? Are you looking for a trainer who would take your dog and work with it, or someone who will work with you and the pup?
by LincolnAlexander
Sun May 26, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Any of you working dogs?
Replies: 14
Views: 2619

Re: Any of you working dogs?

Nice pics! Aside from the weather it has been a great spring working dogs. We have been working our youngest pup Olive in the field and the water: http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/f528b1da-6f44-4316-986c-4e52f3de7326_zps0c82bf37.jpg warm march day 004.jpg Our oldest dog Lincoln h...
by LincolnAlexander
Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who's got photos?
Replies: 50
Views: 16888

Re: Who's got photos?

Lincoln on point from a couple days ago

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by LincolnAlexander
Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Westminster Sporting Group
Replies: 76
Views: 8628

Re: Westminster Sporting Group

Lincoln, there is a Weimy out here who's has his FC AFC SH (maybe MH now) and a bunch of obed titles so I'm not sure how you believe that JH is as high of a field title that they can or have gotten. Sorry Brazo I meant specifically those who were entered in Westminister this year. I think there are...
by LincolnAlexander
Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Westminster Sporting Group
Replies: 76
Views: 8628

Re: Westminster Sporting Group

Hasn't the Britt Breed in fact produced more Dual CH than any other breed? YES!! I believe they have. I find very little difference in the looks of these three either (Brit, weim, and Irish red). An interesting discussion. I find it interesting that Weim's are included... they have among the lowest...
by LincolnAlexander
Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Retrieving Stakes in Pointing Dog Trials
Replies: 217
Views: 40156

Re: Retrieving Stakes in Pointing Dog Trials

If you want to evaluate natural retrieve, run them in an navdha na test.
There is no retrieving necessary in the NAVHDA NA test. Even the water portion of the test only requires them to swim twice, not actually retrieve the bumper :).
by LincolnAlexander
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ? re Off-season Walks
Replies: 11
Views: 1904

Re: ? re Off-season Walks

Southern Ontario is definitely not very good bird wise, but we go Grouse hunting and Woodcock hunting within 30 minutes or so of where we live (London), and there are a couple small-ish Pheasant release programs within an hour of us, so our dogs see quite a few birds each year.
by LincolnAlexander
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Email for Backwoods Kennel?
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: Email for Backwoods Kennel?

The email that jczv posted is the one we use to reach him.
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New Weimaraner puppy & pup owner new to gun dogs
Replies: 19
Views: 4776

Re: New Weimaraner puppy & pup owner new to gun dogs

Greg: Love that face. Not yours the pups. :mrgreen: Although your trainer says you don't start much before a year, there is a lot that can be done before thatl. One of the most important things is letting the pup learn how to use its nose. Let it gain confidence in the field.. Let the pup run with ...
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Nov 27, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Any down sides to neutering a bird dog?
Replies: 24
Views: 5740

Re: Any down sides to neutering a bird dog?

I always recommend that neutering be postponed until 18 month - 2 yrs of age (at the earliest). Removing the hormones that tell the body how/when to mature means they don't mature the way nature intended. You'll find male dogs grow taller than they would have if left intact (the hormones that tell ...
by LincolnAlexander
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Long Hair Weimaraner?
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: Long Hair Weimaraner?

I don't own one, but I have a couple friends that do, and my male Lincoln's Grandsire was a Long Hair Weim imported from Germany. You don't see them as much because it is a disqualifying fault in the WCA's conformation standards (though it is acceptable in FCI). There is another somewhat rare coat t...
by LincolnAlexander
Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: All around dog?
Replies: 56
Views: 20900

Re: All around dog?

Well, the next weim I see that will blood track, hunt dead and retrieve like a Draat or even a lab will be the first. While there are a lot of Weims who can't hunt worth anything, there are some who can match up vs any Versatile breed. The male we used in our last litter is an amazing hunting dog, ...
by LincolnAlexander
Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: buying a dog
Replies: 11
Views: 2894

Re: buying a dog

If you are not concerned too much with the breed, and have a bit of time, I would say to contact a few different breeders and ask to go out Grouse hunting with them and their dogs. Check out some different breeds, see first hand what they are like, and decide which suits you best. Perfect timing for...
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 102004

Re: Photo of the Day

Here are 3 recent pictures of my crew: Lincoln, who is in training for NAVHDA Utility: http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/LincolnpointAug2012.jpg Olive, the newest addition having some fun intro to birds: http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/Olivepoint3months.jpg An...
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weimaraners as hunting companions
Replies: 15
Views: 3404

Re: Weimaraners as hunting companions

Sounds like the breed is in a poor state in Scotland, which I am sorry to hear. I have had many compliments from judges, and hunters with other breeds on my Weims. As I said in my previous post, there are some great hunting Weims around and the HWA site is a great place to find good solid breedings....
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weimaraners as hunting companions
Replies: 15
Views: 3404

Re: Weimaraners as hunting companions

To first answer your question, yes Weim's can live and work perfectly fine with other dogs. I have seen many Weimaraners hunt perfectly fine along side other dogs (both Weimaraners and other breeds) and many people I know who have Weim's have multiple dogs in their house (again including some with o...
by LincolnAlexander
Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need photos of dogs.
Replies: 26
Views: 4312

Re: Need photos of dogs.

Day late but here are the promised Weim photo's :) Shade http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/ShadepointNA3.jpg http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/apriltraining117.jpg Lincoln http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/Lincoln_point_packrd.jpg http://i236....
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need photos of dogs.
Replies: 26
Views: 4312

Re: Need photos of dogs.

I can add some Weim pics for you tomorrow :)
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: and another win!!
Replies: 18
Views: 4736

Re: and another win!!

Congrats, she sounds like a heck of a fun dog to watch!
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: All day hunting endurance
Replies: 20
Views: 3188

Re: All day hunting endurance

He commented that the dog initially went big time for two or three hours at a clip and was pretty wiped out when he got home. Over the course of the seaosn, the dog's initial burst of speed got shorter and shorter and his pace slowed down some. By the end of the season, he was hunting for several h...
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How long are your hunts?
Replies: 28
Views: 7059

Re: How long are your hunts?

We (wife and I) are in Southern Ontario and our hunts range from about 2 - 6 hours; 4 hours is a typical length, hunting either Pheasent, Grouse or Woodcock.
by LincolnAlexander
Sun May 27, 2012 7:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 102004

Re: Photo of the Day

Very nice to see a Weim hunting, I don't see many around here. Good looking dog. Thanks SetterNut! Ya made me think. I have seen a Weim two time's field trialing. I saw several at at point dog test a local club put on years ago. I have never seen one in the hunting field! It's true that there are n...
by LincolnAlexander
Fri May 25, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 102004

Re: Photo of the Day

Here is a pic of Shade at her NA Test 2 weeks ago:

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by LincolnAlexander
Wed May 02, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA and UKC
Replies: 12
Views: 1701

Re: NSTRA and UKC

Thanks Ron R.
by LincolnAlexander
Wed May 02, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA and UKC
Replies: 12
Views: 1701

Re: NSTRA and UKC

Interesting, thank you for posting!

Silly NSTRA question... do the judges ride or walk?
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Apr 07, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Braques Francais breeders?
Replies: 6
Views: 803

Re: Braques Francais breeders?

Montreal is a very fun place to visit :)
by LincolnAlexander
Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training Pics Part III
Replies: 24
Views: 5565

Re: Training Pics Part III

Here are a few pictures from a recent training day: My pup Shade on her first chukars http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/apriltraining117.jpg This is Shade's sister Izzy http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff237/whyshecried/apriltraining058.jpg Here is Lincoln, with a friends Weim, ...
by LincolnAlexander
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Braques Francais breeders?
Replies: 6
Views: 803

Re: Braques Francais breeders?

I know a Braque Francais from a kennel named Chambois located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Had a few chances to do some training with them, and she was a nice little spitfyre of a dog who obtained a Prize 1 in her NA test in our area.
by LincolnAlexander
Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pulling sports and the hunting dog
Replies: 28
Views: 4579

Re: Pulling sports and the hunting dog

One of the top skijorers from Canada uses a Weimaraner from a Hunting Weim Breeder (not sure if she hunts or not though.) I have thought of trying it out in the winter to help keep the dogs in shape.
by LincolnAlexander
Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I hate the name game.......but what do you do for "Q"
Replies: 30
Views: 7970

Re: I hate the name game.......but what do you do for "Q"

My dog's grandsire's name is Quell. Could work for a female too I think.
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: weimerener
Replies: 49
Views: 7928

Re: weimerener

That being said, unless you are just in love with the breed (nothing wrong with that), there are way too many fine and consistant breeds out there to choose from! Why risk time and money on a project that could bring a ton of grief? :?: I can agree with this to an extent, because if you don't do an...
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: weimerener
Replies: 49
Views: 7928

Re: weimerener

GrayDawg,
I am not, Lincoln is actually my Weims name, and I made a joke a long while back that his middle name was Alexander and it stuck; never even thought about how it might look like Ginny's name, lol. My real first name is J.R. (or Jon-Ross):).
by LincolnAlexander
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: weimerener
Replies: 49
Views: 7928

Re: weimerener

Just to clarify... there is an aggression test that is part of the JGHV testing for Weimaraners in Germany... however that test is to ensure that the Weimaraner is NOT aggressive; the purpose of the test is to ensure that a Weim remains calm and confident, if they do show aggression, fear, etc they ...
by LincolnAlexander
Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: weimerener
Replies: 49
Views: 7928

Re: weimerener

A good Weimaraner, should be able to adjust to situations... in big open country (hunting or field trialing) the dog should open up. In the grouse woods, or on pheasent the dog will likely tighten up. To say a good Weimaraner can't run in AKC field trials is untrue (I know some that are VC's or UT p...