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by legallyblonde
Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP
Replies: 28
Views: 10354

Re: Black GSP

BirdyBoris wrote:
legallyblonde wrote:Here are my two generations of black NAVHDA bred GSP's:

Papa Ozzy

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Beautiful dog!

Thank you!
by legallyblonde
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP
Replies: 28
Views: 10354

Re: Black GSP

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by legallyblonde
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP
Replies: 28
Views: 10354

Re: Black GSP

Son Sue

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by legallyblonde
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP
Replies: 28
Views: 10354

Re: Black GSP

Here are my two generations of black NAVHDA bred GSP's:

Papa Ozzy

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by legallyblonde
Fri Nov 13, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Iditarod Dog Breeds
Replies: 90
Views: 23140

Re: Iditarod Dog Breeds

Here in Michigan, which may not be Alaska but still "bleep" cold, the GSP or Pointer and Alaskan Husky mixes dominate mushing. I skijor a bit for fun with my GSP's in the winter and we join in some mushing races and informal runs. I also work with some of the national groups on legislation. Most eve...
by legallyblonde
Wed Sep 02, 2015 12:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wirehaired Pointing Griffon vs Pudelpointer
Replies: 6
Views: 3648

Re: Wirehaired Pointing Griffon vs Pudelpointer

I don't have the experience to speak to either breed, but I just want to add that although a PP might not be able to run in AKC retriever hunt tests, they CAN run in UKC HRC tests.
by legallyblonde
Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP breeders
Replies: 10
Views: 2987

Re: GSP breeders

Got my pup from Rob Moerman in Kalamzoo MI. Got one of his last litters but he would know who has what. Been in it over 40 years and has had a really good track record. Ditto on this--and his kennel is called Abbe Lane. Who is your pup out of? Another recommendation would be Shotgun Kennels, they h...
by legallyblonde
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Running dog's
Replies: 31
Views: 8866

Re: Running dog's

One of my very favorite pics of my boy Ozzy. Not doing bird work here but he did win this disc dog competition in a sea of herding breeds! :)

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by legallyblonde
Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Question About Breed Registries
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Question About Breed Registries

In light of the recent VDD ruling (that from July 1 going forward, no more DD's can be registered with other registries and those currently registered must be put on Limited Registration with other registries), I'm wondering how many other breed registries have this sort of rule? Someone told me tha...
by legallyblonde
Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gun dog organizations
Replies: 14
Views: 2796

Re: Gun dog organizations

smoothbean wrote:Also don't forget UFTA and NSTRA championships are recognized by the UKC. Therefore those championships will show on papers/pedigrees.
Can't run labs in NSTRA.
by legallyblonde
Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gun dog organizations
Replies: 14
Views: 2796

Re: Gun dog organizations

Lots of HRC tests in Michigan:

http://www.huntingretrieverclub.org/
by legallyblonde
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: hunting poodle
Replies: 87
Views: 27076

Re: hunting poodle

My biggest problem with it is I don't see it being developed as a breed. I only see F1 crosses. That's not development of a breed--there's no defined purpose, function, type, size, or really any goal to breed towards. Modern day breeds began as crosses with a purpose. I think the public is being mis...
by legallyblonde
Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: hunting poodle
Replies: 87
Views: 27076

Re: hunting poodle

My wife raises golden rtrievers, and has had a lot of potential clients express an interest in a goldendoodle. Wouldnt have to be a hunting line poodle, i just feel like the dogs from a "hunting" line are a little more attentive/intelligent, and make better dogs. So you're looking to get a poodle t...
by legallyblonde
Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking for GSP info.
Replies: 12
Views: 1993

Re: Looking for GSP info.

Abbe Lane has great versatile/NAVHDA line dogs. I am on my third GSP from them, he got a prize I Natural Ability at 4.5 months old, lives in the house, and comes to work with me all the time. Great nose, desire, and drive in the field with a definite off switch in the house. Fantastic temperaments o...
by legallyblonde
Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP breeders
Replies: 7
Views: 1782

Re: GSP breeders

by legallyblonde
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC's Vice Presidents thoughts on E-Collar use
Replies: 83
Views: 22549

Re: AKC's Vice Presidents thoughts on E-Collar use

Devilscreekw wrote:Don't know if this has been mentioned yet, but E collars were recently outlawed, along with pet containment collar systems in the province of Quebec Canada.
Not true:

http://pointingdogblog.blogspot.com/201 ... uebec.html
by legallyblonde
Thu Mar 13, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Man Awarded $145,000 in the Shooting of His Dog
Replies: 59
Views: 12704

Re: Man Awarded $145,000 in the Shooting of His Dog

1. $100,000 of the award was punitive (probably mostly taking into consideration that the gun was aimed and fired so close to a HUMAN) and $45,000 was his actual cost. I'd imagine that was the value of the dog if it was somehow proven (alleged at $10,000) potentially the loss of revenue from the dog...
by legallyblonde
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ski joring
Replies: 19
Views: 5385

Re: Ski joring

Clearly I am not a ski expert :) When I decided I was going to skijor I had never ever done any sort of skiing except water skiing and bought harnesses for my dogs first. I later bought skis used and tried it out for about a week and was too impatient and hooked up to dogs LOL! Needless to say it wa...
by legallyblonde
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ski joring
Replies: 19
Views: 5385

Re: Ski joring

I just have some general cross country skis I got used for $40 for the whole set. Turns out they are actually pretty nice Fischer skis and when I took them to a ski shop to look at getting new ones, they recommended just getting new bindings and boots. Most people I have seen skijoring just have cro...
by legallyblonde
Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ski joring
Replies: 19
Views: 5385

Re: Ski joring

I skijor my GSP's to keep all of us in shape in the winter. I'm lucky to have some great trails to do it on, and a local mushing group that helped me learn. We have a lot of dog sledders here in Michigan, and I got sled dog harnesses and lines from them. I bought a skijor belt for myself from a loc...
by legallyblonde
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ski joring
Replies: 19
Views: 5385

Re: Ski joring

I skijor my GSP's to keep all of us in shape in the winter. I'm lucky to have some great trails to do it on, and a local mushing group that helped me learn. We have a lot of dog sledders here in Michigan, and I got sled dog harnesses and lines from them. I bought a skijor belt for myself from a loca...
by legallyblonde
Wed Feb 26, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats your dogs name?
Replies: 214
Views: 62287

Re: Whats your dogs name?

URO1 GJJCH Kamikaze Crashlanding Carly Dingo TDI CGC (Australian Cattle Dog) "Carly"

SHR UWP GRCH Abbe Lane's Prince of Darkness TAN NA-I BIMBS RBIMBS (GSP) "Ozzy"
by legallyblonde
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hearing to Ban all Hunting Dogs in California
Replies: 55
Views: 23660

Re: Hearing to Ban all Hunting Dogs in California

I'll have to look into this more, but I wouldn't be surprised to see it actually considered in California. HSUS has been very successful with both their anti-hunting agenda and also anti-ag. A few years ago they got the ag issues on the ballot and WON. No more crates for pigs or cages for chickens--...
by legallyblonde
Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Labradoodle!
Replies: 22
Views: 7403

Re: Labradoodle!

This pretty much sums up my feelings on this matter:

http://thedogsnobs.com/2013/04/22/doodl ... his-breed/
by legallyblonde
Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 350730

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

Head shot of Ozzy watching other dogs on birds:

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Ozzy's progeny Dakota on point:

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by legallyblonde
Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 350730

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

Fantastic pictures everyone!

Here are two of my Ozzy at NAVHDA training the other night, different angles and different cameras:

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by legallyblonde
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Favorite Dog names, Whats yours?
Replies: 89
Views: 40182

Re: Favorite Dog names, Whats yours?

My GSP is Abbe Lane's Prince of Darkness--call name Ozzy. I just hate when people spell it Ozzie because that's so less bad : )

One of the guys in my NAVHDA chapter has the coolest Viszla I've ever seen, named Izzo, which needs no explanation if you're a Michigan State fan.
by legallyblonde
Tue May 07, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I believe I can fly
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Re: I believe I can fly

And one more I can't resist.....Oskar having an absolute blast doing some lure coursing:

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by legallyblonde
Tue May 07, 2013 9:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I believe I can fly
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Re: I believe I can fly

Sister of the above crazy ACD doing her own kind of flying:

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by legallyblonde
Tue May 07, 2013 9:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I believe I can fly
Replies: 11
Views: 981

Re: I believe I can fly

Those are all some fantastic shots!! Gorgeous dogs : ) I'll play--this is one of my favorites of my older GSP Oskar doing Vertical in dock jumping years ago: http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c144/legallyblonde25/OskarTCcanidae.jpg Practicing at a lake while avoiding a crazy Australian Cattle Dog be...
by legallyblonde
Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New GSP Club!
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: New GSP Club!

UKC acknowledges the NSTRA and UFTA titles but also has it's own pointing dog program (that is still growing.)

http://www.ukcdogs.com/Web.nsf/WebPages ... Dogs/About

HRC is the UKC retriever program that has been open to ALL Gun Dog breeds since it's inception.
by legallyblonde
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree
Replies: 5
Views: 919

Re: Pedigree

Not to mention that AKC pedigrees only show AKC titles so dogs could have titles with other organizations as well.
by legallyblonde
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: therapy/service dogs?
Replies: 34
Views: 8911

Re: therapy/service dogs?

My older GSP and also my Australian Cattle Dog are both certified therapy dogs. My border collie is such a soft affectionate mush pile I think he would be a good therapy dog as well. I think just about any breed or mix could be a therapy dog; it's about the individual dog's personality and less abou...
by legallyblonde
Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: chattering jaws...
Replies: 16
Views: 2490

Re: chattering jaws...

Male dogs definitely do it in reaction to smelling a female, but I've also seen my female Weim do it when excited/nervous and my female ACD has done it as well.
by legallyblonde
Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Occupations
Replies: 239
Views: 101435

Re: Occupations

Attorney : )
by legallyblonde
Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New laws proposed by the USDA.
Replies: 8
Views: 2335

Re: New laws proposed by the USDA.

PLEASE everyone go to the APHIS website and make a comment on how this could affect you personally. Signing the petition is not enough.

http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComm ... -0003-0001
by legallyblonde
Tue May 22, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: UKC Trials
Replies: 5
Views: 641

Re: UKC Trials

Congrats!!! HRC trials are a ton of fun......I jumped into it last year and am hooked as well. Got an SHR on my GSP and can't wait to go back to more HRC training once we've progressed in NAVHDA.

I might be way off base here, but is that a PWS lanyard in your avatar?
by legallyblonde
Thu May 03, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA and UKC
Replies: 12
Views: 1725

Re: NSTRA and UKC

UKC also has a partnership with UFTA but that's it. UKC does not print other organization's titles on their pedigrees.
by legallyblonde
Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: springer rage
Replies: 23
Views: 5474

Re: springer rage

I heard Dr. Reisner do a presentation on her study of this last year, and what many have said regarding breeding are correct per her study. She found that more than one-third of the dogs in the study had one particular kennel in their pedigree, a well-known show kennel, and most of the dogs came fro...
by legallyblonde
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild Justice
Replies: 17
Views: 3103

Re: Wild Justice

I didn't see it but now I'm curious. What were they running hounds on? Curious as there is a bill to ban hunting wild cats and bear with hounds in California......
by legallyblonde
Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This may be blasphemous, but.
Replies: 23
Views: 7102

Re: This may be blasphemous, but.

I have a rescue Border Collie and my little super star Australian Cattle Dog, Carly, that I do disc and dock jumping with and is a stupid pet tricks master :D Hands down the smartest dog I've ever worked with. http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c144/legallyblonde25/CarlydiscWaterford.jpg http://i26.p...
by legallyblonde
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: UKC Breed Standard Announcement
Replies: 23
Views: 4404

Re: UKC Breed Standard Announcement

Well in most of the country you see waaay more cropped ears in APBT's. A lot of people with pits with natural ears complain that judges prefer cropped. And with BC's--too much to get into there with the ABCA's rule on showing dogs, but you do see more stock dog bc's in UKC. I know some that show loc...
by legallyblonde
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: UKC Breed Standard Announcement
Replies: 23
Views: 4404

Re: UKC Breed Standard Announcement

What do you mean by "anti-modification APBT" people? Have you ever been to a UKC show and seen show APBT's?

With docked tails--that's already addressed in gun dog standards--both docked and natural are acceptable to allow imports from countries that do not permit tail docking.
by legallyblonde
Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pulling sports and the hunting dog
Replies: 28
Views: 4662

Re: Pulling sports and the hunting dog

I run mine in non-snow weather in front of my with the sledding harnesses and the same lines I use for skijoring. It actually has a name too--bikejoring. The local MUSH club is going to have a 'dry rig' run this fall where they run sled dogs hooked to wheeled rigs and they'll have bikejoring and can...
by legallyblonde
Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pulling sports and the hunting dog
Replies: 28
Views: 4662

Re: Pulling sports and the hunting dog

It's not much different than roading. Possibly might want to modify the "whoa" command in bike/skijoring - whoa means to slow down and eventually stop, and in hunting to stop right now. Maybe use "sllllllowwwwwwwwwwwww" and "whoa" as the slow down and halt commands. Check out these GSP's in Alaska:...
by legallyblonde
Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pulling sports and the hunting dog
Replies: 28
Views: 4662

Re: Pulling sports and the hunting dog

I skijor with mine in the winter, and it doesn't interfere in any way I've seen. Don't think it's any different than roading a dog really, except I have to work out too. :D I have a pic running behind my two GSP's this winter but it won't let me post it for some reason.... I also have competed in UK...
by legallyblonde
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Female dog names
Replies: 16
Views: 1718

Re: Female dog names

Annie Oakley