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by magspa
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

Yes she will get snippy when physically forced but I haven't had to lately now that I've been working with her. But I think any dog will when being physically forced, not understanding the situation with a stranger.But I had no choice at that time. She is doing well, her house manners are getting be...
by magspa
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

Featherfinder I actually have been doing those things or similar versions of now that she will actually go in. Thanks for the ideas though. And yes I have been keeping food in there. Initially she wouldn't even go in for for a treat, hotdog, etc.. I wasn't doing any hanging, that was her original ow...
by magspa
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

So her son finally came to the house to show me how he was working with her. Well he lifted her completely off the ground when she would not kennel with a choke collar. He said the trainer he took her would apply enough force till she almost passed out and that he needs a bamboo whip, I dont know wh...
by magspa
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

I've been putting treats and food in there for her to freely get. She stretches out so her rear legs are not in Kennel. We are out now so I had to force her in there which is probably going to make things worse. I got a hold off her son to meet up later and see what he was doing. She told me he was ...
by magspa
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

Ok thanks for the resources.. I'll just work basic commands with rewards for now. We'll let her get comfortable in the house and with the kids (5&2) and GSP. This is literally the first day. She won't even go in the crate for food though so I have no choice but to force her unless someone has an ide...
by magspa
Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

Ok thanks I'll look into an achieved trainer to learn and see get some ideas on things to work with. I guess I just don't know what to do with her. All my other dogs have learned to respect me through our steadying/retrieving training together.
by magspa
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

Not sure exactly what he was doing with the ecollar, this is coming from his mom. I am not going to use one on her for a while. Ill just have her wear one (turned off) in the meantime. She definitely has anxiety with a crate. Were heading out so I crated her and my GSP, She snipped at me pretty hard...
by magspa
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Re: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

I edited my original post, sorry for all the miss spelling. I meant her son was using the ecollar and her son may have really caused some problems making her kennel with it.
by magspa
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)
Replies: 26
Views: 3257

Non gundog related (Belgian Malinois)

I agreed to home a Belgian Malinois from a lady down the road. SHe is keeping her for her son and daughter in law because they cant handle it. She is spayed and just turned 1. She mentioned she went to some trainer for $800 and her son was using the ecollar to make her kennel. I have seen her around...
by magspa
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Private land open to sportsmen
Replies: 15
Views: 4910

Re: Private land open to sportsmen

Get the On X app. Shows public, private, district boundaries.
by magspa
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smaller GSP lines
Replies: 13
Views: 3839

Re: Smaller GSP lines

Thanks for the Elhew-bred pointers recommendation but I'm going to stick with GSP's. And also thanks for the recommendation of wildrose, I hear he has great dogs.
by magspa
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Smaller GSP lines
Replies: 13
Views: 3839

Smaller GSP lines

What are some lines and/or breeders to look at for a smaller compact GSP? thanks
by magspa
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Keeping inside bird dog clean
Replies: 12
Views: 2813

Keeping inside bird dog clean

My bird dog is now an inside dog. And it is a problem because I don't always have the time to bathe her after every training session and don't think its good for their skin and coat to wash a dog 3 or 4 times a week. Every session usually involves mud/water so I cant just brush her off. What do you ...
by magspa
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Growth on elbow
Replies: 1
Views: 819

Growth on elbow

I noticed this a couple weeks ago. Not sure what the heck it is. Doesn't seem to bother her though. Any ideas? thanks
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by magspa
Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Fabarm shotguns
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

Re: Fabarm shotguns

Im looking at their over/unders. Mainly because they offer them with cast for lefties and their prices seem reasonable.
by magspa
Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodline differences
Replies: 1
Views: 750

Bloodline differences

I am going to start looking for another GSP soon. This will be my third. Been researching lots of kennels and pedigrees. Will one see differences from the top field trial lines such as dixieland rusty, slick, rockin rollin billy, beiers evolution? I use them foot hunt for quail and also retrieve dov...
by magspa
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Fabarm shotguns
Replies: 7
Views: 3797

Fabarm shotguns

Anyone have any experience with them? Ive been thinking of trying out one of their lefty models.
by magspa
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: KS meaning in pedigree
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

KS meaning in pedigree

I have been looking at a lot of different kennels and their dogs pedigree's. I came across KS title but am not sire what it means. Its usually associated with the "versatile" GSP peds.. Is this from Germany? I have one GSP and have had one other, both from similar pedigrees. One consisting some of t...
by magspa
Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Shampoo for bad odor.
Replies: 22
Views: 6808

Re: Shampoo for bad odor.

I dont think its the food. The smell is only there after a hunt. I dont mind dog smell, but this is almost like a sewage smell. And i get sick of hearing my wife complain.
by magspa
Mon Nov 23, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Shampoo for bad odor.
Replies: 22
Views: 6808

Shampoo for bad odor.

Any recommendations for a dog shampoo that will remove that musty mud smell? Even after washing with flea/tick ginger soap really well my dog always stinks for days. The wife gets really pi##ed.
by magspa
Tue Aug 04, 2015 6:36 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pancreatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 6369

Re: pancreatitis

no she had already ate about 1/3 of that bag at the time. Yes they do have dogs, they actually rescue dogs from the local pounds and foster them. And yes to another dogs food that could have happened. We were caring for a dog they didnt have room for and had the bag for that dog in the kitchen opene...
by magspa
Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pancreatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 6369

Re: pancreatitis

thanks for the reccomendations. She is doing better, although still not herself. Threw up one yesterday and is eating as she tolerates. About 1.5 cups throughout the day. Normally she would devour her 2 cups instantly. She did throw up a little bile yesterday.
by magspa
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pancreatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 6369

Re: pancreatitis

i said i heard bad things of the local kennels. But i dont care who did what anymore. I just want to know if this will get better.
by magspa
Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pancreatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 6369

Re: pancreatitis

your right pato y codoniz. But i have heard bad stories of some of the local kennels too so its a crap shoot either way. It is not anxiety - her blood levels are unmistakeable. Thanks everyone for any input. The vet gave her two shots, one of them prednisone and 4 different meds to take home for the...
by magspa
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pancreatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 6369

Re: pancreatitis

I understand accidents happen..Its not that i dont trust them.they dog lovers but kind of irresponsible. They wouldnt want to tell me cause they know id be pissed..The vet confirmed pacreantitus through blood work due to enzyme levels.
by magspa
Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pancreatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 6369

pancreatitis

My 3yo gsp has this. Just wondering what to expect. I am not used to her being lethargic and not eating. I am still not sure what caused it. No medications other than ivermectin once a month and she isnt overweight. My wifes friends watched her while we were out of town last weekend so i think they ...
by magspa
Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Urinary incontinence/leakage by spayed female
Replies: 9
Views: 3507

Re: Urinary incontinence/leakage by spayed female

my gsp started this at 3yo last year in august. I gave her the proin 25mg 2X/day for about about 10days. I ran out, and she stopped leaking so i did not buy anymore. Until this June, when it started again. I called my vet and he gave me a bottle for $15, which did the trick again. I divided the dosa...
by magspa
Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: waterer emptying
Replies: 1
Views: 929

waterer emptying

any reason why a simple 1 quart water with screw on base would be emptying too fast? I cant cant water in it , drains within ten minutes. thanks
by magspa
Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: last hunt of the year
Replies: 1
Views: 563

last hunt of the year

My last hunt was yesterday. Local landowner gave me access to some nice pastures. Had a great time and the dogs did great considering the conditions, there wasnt even any dew on the ground at sunrise with the 30mph winds. Hunted three hours and found 3 coveys, harvested 6birds. http://i783.photobuck...
by magspa
Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking to buy GSP
Replies: 7
Views: 2782

Re: Looking to buy GSP

Also, Make sure the dog has been introduced to gun fire properly and not gun shy.
by magspa
Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:32 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Programs?
Replies: 6
Views: 1357

Re: Training Programs?

I like training with MO book and the West and Gibbons seminar DVD. Worked for me.
by magspa
Sat Feb 07, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Recommendation for dog box
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: Recommendation for dog box

I have an easyloader for my SUV that i really like.
by magspa
Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: morning quail hunt
Replies: 5
Views: 2379

morning quail hunt

Good morning hunt. 10 bobs, all pointed but 1 and all retrieved.
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by magspa
Mon Jan 26, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Force Fetch Tips
Replies: 4
Views: 1073

Re: Force Fetch Tips

pay attention to the way your doing the ear pinch. Your finger position on the collar tang can make a big difference. I noticed when FFing my GSP. You want an instant, sharp pinch. Not a dull pinch where you have to keep increasing pressure. It will facilitate a quicker reaction. At least it worked ...
by magspa
Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Looking for Male Chocolate Lab
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Re: Looking for Male Chocolate Lab

try asking on texashuntingforum. There are some lab guys on there that will know.
by magspa
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA breeder awards
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: NAVHDA breeder awards

Thanks Greg Jacobs
by magspa
Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA breeder awards
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

Re: NAVHDA breeder awards

was i right about "GS" being German Shorthair?
by magspa
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NAVHDA breeder awards
Replies: 11
Views: 1700

NAVHDA breeder awards

Saw this link on facebook. Can anyone tell me what the different columns mean? Where are the years? Breeds? Im guessing "GS" means German Shorthair. Thanks

http://www.navhda.org/sites/www.navhda. ... 20Sire.pdf
by magspa
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Re: transition bumper-dove-duck

She is force fetched (never force fetched with birds though) . I went through hold, walking hold, ear pinch - reaching - to ground - walking fetch, force to pile. She loves retrieving from water. Didnt need to FF with dove and quail, the FF with bumper carried over well to those birds, but ive hunte...
by magspa
Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Re: transition bumper-dove-duck

sessions have been about 10-15mins..shes been doing fine with pigeon sized birds (dove and quail), marks, blinds and enthusiastic. But totally different with duck.
by magspa
Mon Dec 01, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Re: transition bumper-dove-duck

my last post was talking about a fresh duck. Good point though, i usually try to thaw for at least a few hours.
by magspa
Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Re: transition bumper-dove-duck

The buttermilk does help. I also like simple brine like water salt, brown or regular sugar to help draw the blood out. Then grill, country fry, stir fry, etc.. After the hunt she did hold well, walking hold, fetch from hand with ear pinch, and "here" while holding. But will not pick up off the groun...
by magspa
Sat Nov 29, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 356101

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

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by magspa
Sat Nov 29, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Re: transition bumper-dove-duck

Pull a dusk flight feathers, and tape it's feet closed so the webbing isn't spread. Throw the live duck into a pond then send the dog. You'll see a big difference.[/quote] Jump shot a duck while quail hunting this morning. Duck was still alive when hit the water. She ran out after it excited but did...
by magspa
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Re: transition bumper-dove-duck

The transition to dove went real well- just a couple short sessions..but with the duck her whole demener is differnent.
by magspa
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: transition bumper-dove-duck
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

transition bumper-dove-duck

did a lot of retriever training with my gsp over the summer. Shes doing really well with the bumper - marks, blinds, and water. Took her dove hunting and it did not carry over to the dove which i suspected. So i froze a few. Worked her a few times with them and she did great after a few sessions. To...
by magspa
Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 356101

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

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by magspa
Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 356101

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

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by magspa
Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ecollars in saltwater
Replies: 1
Views: 310

ecollars in saltwater

I might do some duck hunting this year in the Laguna Madre Bay in South TX, which is a hyper-saline body of water. Any of you guys have problems with your ecollars in saltwater? I have a TT Field 90.