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by Angus
Fri May 15, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rattlesnake vaccine
Replies: 18
Views: 5945

Re: Rattlesnake vaccine

Timber are the majority and Easterns are mixed in throughout PA Grouse lands.
by Angus
Fri May 15, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Saw Palmetto
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Re: Saw Palmetto

As in enlarged prostate in 8yo intact males?

Are you having an issue with one of your dogs?

Clinical trials on dogs would be great, but isn't going to happen. All you can do is use it yourself.
by Angus
Fri May 15, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: brooder heater
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: brooder heater

Brooder heater? For chickens or dogs?

Never heard of one for dogs so sorry if that's a "thing".
by Angus
Fri May 15, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Saw Palmetto
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Re: Saw Palmetto

:lol:

I'd imagine they would say "no extensive studies have been done on k9's. Human trials are inconclusive, but if you want to use it, use human grade."

Supplements for dogs seem to be more to please the human for their bad breeding.
by Angus
Fri May 15, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rattlesnake vaccine
Replies: 18
Views: 5945

Re: Rattlesnake vaccine

I thought about the vaccine years ago, but decided not to use it. Our vet never even heard of it, much less had it, when I asked him about it.

Lots of rattle snakes in North PA, never seen one during grouse season.
by Angus
Fri May 15, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Victor Dog Food
Replies: 18
Views: 5893

Re: Victor Dog Food

After an assortment of different feeds over the years, we settled on Eagle Pack. Eagle changed their formula and had back log issues. We switched to Victor and have been very happy with it. We order it from Amazon since the closest dealer is well over an hour one way. My Hardkeeper setter eats less ...
by Angus
Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Which pointing breed fits my needs?
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Re: Which pointing breed fits my needs?

Setters are great. I love my little guy. With that said, I am currently looking for a versatile dog do to a number of reasons. In my time (which is not that long) with hunting dogs of different breeds, The main thing I have noticed, is that there may be more difference within a breed, than between b...
by Angus
Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: vom Mountain Creek website
Replies: 3
Views: 985

Re: vom Mountain Creek website

Looking good so far. Some great looking dogs you have there!
by Angus
Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: AFFCO dog food rating?? dogfood advisors,com
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Re: AFFCO dog food rating?? dogfood advisors,com

What is the ingredient that you are referring to?

How does Dogfoodadvisor relate to AAFCO?

I do not use the site, but went to it to see if I could figure out what you were talking about. I did not see anything, so I am confused. Could you clarify fr me please?
by Angus
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 10086

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

Except for the fact that CZ doesn't actually make shotguns. The name on the side doesn't mean much when the guns are farmed out to the cheapest maker in Turkey. I'm not necessarily bashing Turkish guns, but there is a reason for the nickname Hu Glued! Isn't most things made by the cheapest bidder, ...
by Angus
Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 10086

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

I hate when guys complain about the cost of better guns when they have 5,6,7,8....junky ones rather than 1 or 2 really good ones. You can pass a Beretta, Rizzini or Guerini to another generation but you can't do that with something like a CZ. And much like the Lexus and BMW example those better gun...
by Angus
Thu May 22, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Lyme Disease vaccine?
Replies: 5
Views: 1387

Re: Lyme Disease vaccine?

I live in a very Tick infested area. Constant ticks when you go outside. I got Lyme right before Bear Season 4 years ago. I could hardly walk, but the meds I got before heading to camp helped. Still have effects to this day. My dogs do not get the vaccine. If there is such a thing, why hasn't the FD...
by Angus
Tue May 13, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.

They are also changing the formulas. The big thing I see is they dropped corn and added Rice.

http://www.eaglepack.com/coming_soon.aspx#.U3IVNCiXfct
by Angus
Sun May 11, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.

Agway is where I have been getting it. Pet Valu is also a supposed retailer, yet they can only get two kinds of Eagle Pack in along with their hippie fru fru food. I'll try to contact the distributor for Eagle Pack. Not real sure I want to stay with them though with 30lb bags. We are moving in July,...
by Angus
Sat May 10, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.

Why not just order Eagle Pack online? Chewy has it and its 20%off right now. I didn't check to see if they have your formula though. I order Dr. Tims Momentum and it ships to my door free. I have also had good luck ordering Diamond Extreme Athlete and had it delivered from PetFlow. I like to keep m...
by Angus
Sat May 10, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Re: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.

Gettysburg, PA
by Angus
Sat May 10, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.
Replies: 13
Views: 5240

Eagle Pack Going to 30lb bags.

My supplier is out of Adult Power and not sure when he can get some in. Seems Eagle Pack is changing over to 30lb bags from the 40lb bags. He's tried ordering 4 times now and still no idea when he's gonna get it in. So this sucks. I've really liked Eagle Pack. Dogs have done great on it and priced r...
by Angus
Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird Dog Community lost a good one.
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Bird Dog Community lost a good one.

Vince from Onpoint Outfitters lost his battle with Cancer the other day. He had fought long and hard and was finally called home. Vince was fantastic when it came to understanding dogs. He would also bend over backwards to help us people out as well. Truly a great person that gave a lot back to the ...
by Angus
Wed Feb 05, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Power
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Re: Eagle Pack Power

Thanks a bunch for the info Del. 2 free bags every 12 is a great deal.
by Angus
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Older dog Joint Care?
Replies: 22
Views: 9302

Re: Older dog Joint Care?

http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-top-ten-pet-supplements-do-they-work/ I found this to be a good read and gives "Food for thought" if nothing else. Take it for what it's worth. Some people see benefits in their dogs when using supplements, some do not. My grandfather used to swear by "A sardi...
by Angus
Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What do you feed your Dogs?
Replies: 285
Views: 82839

Re: What do you feed your Dogs?

I have been feeding Sportmix Black Bag. It's done well for the young dog and old dog. I've also fed Loyall, Earthborn, and Pro Pac over the years. Feed store is dropping the Sportmix so I picked up a bag of Eagle Pack 30/20. We'll see how it goes.
by Angus
Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:59 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Power
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Re: Eagle Pack Power

$52.00 with tax, store has a buy 10 bags get 1 free, that they have run for years. So with a free bag thrown in it comes to around $45 give or take.
by Angus
Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Power
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Re: Eagle Pack Power

see if chewy.com has eagle power Local feed store is carrying the Eagle Pack as a stocked item and dropping the Pro Pac/Sportmix and a couple others. So I have no problem getting the Eagle Pack for now. I was just curious if there has been any formula changes or issues with the food recently. 15 mi...
by Angus
Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Power
Replies: 7
Views: 2204

Eagle Pack Power

I know it's been a great food over the years, but I haven't kept up on it lately. Has there been any formula changes recently? Seems TOTW and Royal Kanin are taking over the feed stores in our area.

I need to change foods due to my current food being dropped by the only place within a 45min drive.
by Angus
Sun Jan 12, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog crapping while hunting?
Replies: 36
Views: 9464

Re: Dog crapping while hunting?

Yep.

Fecal Slap or they just have to poop. Eitherway, we still find birds.
by Angus
Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: KCAL/Cup in dog food
Replies: 49
Views: 16099

Re: KCAL/Cup in dog food

I've been feeding Pro Pac, Earthborn, and now Sportmix for a long while. I have my reasons and have presented them on this forum over the last couple years. Now feeding Sportmix black bag. Works great for my dogs now that my setter seems to have outgrown his poultry sensitivity. Regardless of the Ca...
by Angus
Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog Nutrition Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 10014

Re: Dog Nutrition Thread

Carry on I'll stay out of this garbage from now on!! The members that are sick of it all should speak up & let the admin know. Bye! I get enough "Oh Brother here comes another Dog food marking post PM's" :roll: I think this sums this post and similar posts like it up http://awesomegifs.com/wp-conte...
by Angus
Fri Nov 29, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog Nutrition Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 10014

Re: Dog Nutrition Thread

I respectfully ask that you guys take it to PM or another thread. I would really like to keep this thread clean and open for it's intended purpose. 8)
by Angus
Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog Nutrition Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 10014

Re: Dog Nutrition Thread

If you would provide the links I could include them. without the links they will not be included. Having the source of the info allows someone to expand their own research and vet the source of the info. All of which helps make an informed opinion.
by Angus
Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog Nutrition Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 10014

Re: Dog Nutrition Thread

Just because an article has citations, it is not necessarily a scholarly endeavor. That first article, I don't know. Seems like you can grab and find on the web to bring together an article if you want to. And the replies at the bottom aren't exactly peer reviewed. It's just random people citing th...
by Angus
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting Vehicle
Replies: 45
Views: 12307

Re: Hunting Vehicle

I have an F150 4x4 with a cap. I built a drawer system and absolutely love it. The platform above the drawers also slides out so I don't have to climb under the cap, and also gives me easy access behind the crates. Back.JPG Drawers.JPG That's fantastic and very similar to what I'd like to do, thoug...
by Angus
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog food article
Replies: 82
Views: 18312

Re: Dog food article

Susie wrote:
Angus wrote:So don't list any scientific evidence. How about just a source for your info? Just post some sources for your info.
http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/Res ... 047113.htm
that's a good one!

Though my post was directed more at Walkos. 8)
by Angus
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog Nutrition Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 10014

Dog Nutrition Thread

I am starting to feel that we should have a thread simply dedicated to k9 nutrition studies, articles, and other information. This would not be a thread for discussion or debate, just a thread to post and article or study. Whether they be for kibble, raw, holistic, or whatever. A small database of u...
by Angus
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog food article
Replies: 82
Views: 18312

Re: Dog food article

So don't list any scientific evidence. How about just a source for your info? Just post some sources for your info. Let us make our own decision based on our reading of your sources instead of you telling all of us how stupid we are. Plain ol'e opinion does not help anyone make an informed decision ...
by Angus
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PF Dog of the Day
Replies: 6
Views: 896

Re: PF Dog of the Day

Grats!!! Good lookin pup.
by Angus
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting Vehicle
Replies: 45
Views: 12307

Re: Hunting Vehicle

Right now I'm driving an f250 crew cab. It does alright, but there is no cap, and it's tough to cram everything in teh back seat and the dog and other people. It's also my work truck so I am constantly switching things in and out of it to go hunting. My plan is to pick up a mid 90's full sized bronc...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

What is the deal with all this BS on food. This is a site that is full of people that care very much about thier dogs. Some food may be better for some dogs. But its not like PRO Plan is designed to kill dogs :roll: Go hunt with your dogs, ...... geez No disrespect, but this site is also full of pe...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

Wow. Just.... wow :| What % of the total protein is meat/animal based, genius? That would depend on the meat of the day as it could be chicken, pork, beef, or venison. They all have different fat to protein ratios. Truth be known, you are playing a numbers game, as chicken and venison has been on c...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

My dogs' kibble has a animal protein % higher than that. But that's probably because Dr Tim doesn't inflate his protein % by using legumes 8) Diamond EA has a higher % of animal protein as well. Imagine that. Your posts here demonstrate that the marketing of dog food really has utilized the quip at...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food
Replies: 57
Views: 20031

Re: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food

Take your dog out and prove your point should be real easy out performing all those corn Fed dogs.Most everyone your arguing with have proven dogs do you? Show us your more then just a internet know it all. It's never going to happen. His little bench bred bitch is pretty, though, romping through t...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food
Replies: 57
Views: 20031

Re: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food

Mountaineer wrote:Are there any sled dog races in Singapore?
Odd question, I know...just curious.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food
Replies: 57
Views: 20031

Re: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food

http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130310/what-powers-iditarod-dogs-over-1000-unforgiving-miles-wild-alaska-salmon-course What powers Iditarod dogs over 1,000 unforgiving miles? Wild Alaska salmon, of course. It's natural, wholesome, and contains absolutely no corn gluten. Before you argue thi...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 357490

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

pointstar wrote:
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Both points are of whitetails....!
Whitetails? Like the deer?
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food
Replies: 57
Views: 20031

Re: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food

Yep. Nothing like pulling the weight of 1000 lbs of wild salmon 1000 miles to feed sled dogs that win. :lol: The Iditarod sled dog race begins the first Saturday in March. Teams of 16 huskies will pull their musher in a sled 1100 miles across the frozen Alaska wilderness from Anchorage to Nome. Thi...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food
Replies: 57
Views: 20031

Re: Wild Alaskan salmon, the 1000 mile dog race food

Moderating is in the title. Moderate. Can't just ban people left and right because you don't you do not agree with them. While the posters and threads are getting old, I do believe that they server a purpose. So imo I would let them roll on while all sides of the argument is posted. This allows othe...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

As to your question to another...yes, genetics matters in the largest measure re a dog's age span. However, I do expect that if could we convince our dogs to ease up a bit on the pace, that would help them, as would removing all the barb wire in every field, trucks on every road and....bones, w/o c...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

I did cite the source, it's the Harvard school of public health, please argue with them-----> http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/protein-full-story/ Corn, wheat, and rice protein chains, and the byproducts of them are always shorter than animal based protein chains, this may mean nothing i...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

[quote="walkos5] Here's some food for thought no pun intended, I can eat everything I feed my dog without harm, cooked of course because our digestive system and ability to handle bacteria is different and I don't have the teeth to handle the bones, but basically every thing can be consumed. So how ...
by Angus
Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39562

Re: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat

As to your question to another...yes, genetics matters in the largest measure re a dog's age span. However, I do expect that if could we convince our dogs to ease up a bit on the pace, that would help them, as would removing all the barb wire in every field, trucks on every road and....bones, w/o c...