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by chrisss
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Hunting/Dog Related Stuff For Sale
Topic: Dogstra 2 dog 2502
Replies: 5
Views: 7031

Re: Dogstra 2 dog 2502

Still have?


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by chrisss
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Garmin pro 500 2 dog system
Replies: 0
Views: 2332

Garmin pro 500 2 dog system

Like the title states. I have a used pro 500 2 collar syrem for sale. 450 obo


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by chrisss
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Imported German Wiredhaired pointer
Replies: 6
Views: 2609

Imported German Wiredhaired pointer

Yes


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by chrisss
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Imported German Wiredhaired pointer
Replies: 6
Views: 2609

Imported German Wiredhaired pointer

Akskycowboy wrote:Sorry, I haven't received anything from you yet
Pmed you


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by chrisss
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Wtb dogtra 2502 t&b
Replies: 4
Views: 4196

Wtb dogtra 2502 t&b

Looking for a dogtra 2502 t&b. Please pm is you have one for sale.


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by chrisss
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Imported German Wiredhaired pointer
Replies: 6
Views: 2609

Imported German Wiredhaired pointer

Grace is a young, talented, intact German Wirehaired Pointer female imported from Germany last year. She is currently 14 months old and weigh 50-55lbs. She has a very tight, dense and hard coat, with none of the soft long hair. She came from one of the top breeding's Europe had to offer. Her sire sc...
by chrisss
Mon May 08, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel run flooring
Replies: 10
Views: 3561

Kennel run flooring

I currently have 3 dogs and would like to build some nice kennel run for my dogs but i am stuck between laying cement or using wood for the flooring. Any input would be appreciated. Also whats the cost difference between the 2.


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by chrisss
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: WTB collar for Garmin pro 550
Replies: 0
Views: 1071

WTB collar for Garmin pro 550

I am looking to purchase a pro 550 collar. Anyone have one to sell?


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by chrisss
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Aggressive pup
Replies: 28
Views: 6288

Aggressive pup

The breeder notified me that this pup is the first that he has seen with this type of behavior. He has had 7 litters in the past and none has shown this behavior. The female was newly introduced into his breeding program. The female has had other litters before she was purchased. The breeder has tol...
by chrisss
Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Aggressive pup
Replies: 28
Views: 6288

Aggressive pup

A pup that I have chosen has shown some aggression towards other pups already. Should this be a concern? I started to notice this behavior while visiting the pup at the breeder. The breeder feeds all the pups together on the floor with no bowl. The pup will not allow any pups to eat so the breeder w...
by chrisss
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Coon,fox,rabbit,yote hunting in MN ?
Replies: 1
Views: 868

Coon,fox,rabbit,yote hunting in MN ?

Anyone here from MN and hunt these guys listed on the subject line? I want to get my dog on some fur game and would like some tips and advice.
by chrisss
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Current NW Iowa bird numbers?
Replies: 1
Views: 958

Current NW Iowa bird numbers?

I'm planning a trip for this upcoming weekend for the closure of IA pheasant season and was wondering if it is worth the drive? I am from MN and have never hunted IA before any tip and help would be much appreciated. Thanks
by chrisss
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whoa the dog or let him chase?
Replies: 26
Views: 5845

Whoa the dog or let him chase?

You got away with that Chriss but I wouldn't recommend it - risky. The dog can easily think that the correction is coming the birds he's chasing = possible blinking. That is true and i only considered it because i was exactly how tuff and hard headed my dog was. I tried about everything i could thi...
by chrisss
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whoa the dog or let him chase?
Replies: 26
Views: 5845

Whoa the dog or let him chase?

I had this problem last season and what i end up doing was allowing the dog to bump birds and when he chased i would stop him with the ecollar. I only shot the birds he pointed and if he didn't point i would just walk away and ignore him. After the season i cleaned up his breaking and steadiness. T...
by chrisss
Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whoa the dog or let him chase?
Replies: 26
Views: 5845

Whoa the dog or let him chase?

I had this problem last season and what i end up doing was allowing the dog to bump birds and when he chased i would stop him with the ecollar. I only shot the birds he pointed and if he didn't point i would just walk away and ignore him. After the season i cleaned up his breaking and steadiness. Th...
by chrisss
Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: In the market for a strap vest
Replies: 25
Views: 8494

In the market for a strap vest

I ended up choosing to go the WW but haven't been able to order it due to inventory
by chrisss
Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: SW MN last week
Replies: 5
Views: 1953

SW MN last week

Nice job!!! I was out there last weekend also and had a hard time finding roosters but a lot of hens. Went home with 1 shy of a 2 day limit.
by chrisss
Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra or Garmin?
Replies: 15
Views: 4031

Dogtra or Garmin?

I own a garmin pro 550 and the dogtra 2500. I use the garmin for training and the 2500 for hunting. The 2500 is smaller and has a beeper in the collar already.
by chrisss
Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: In the market for a strap vest
Replies: 25
Views: 8494

In the market for a strap vest

Waited to long!!! WW suspended their orders to catch up
by chrisss
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: In the market for a strap vest
Replies: 25
Views: 8494

In the market for a strap vest

Any recommendations of a strap vest? Whats the top strap vest available today?
by chrisss
Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pointing wild game ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1545

Pointing wild game ?

My dog has been steady to point and flush and shot during game farm and planted. But i took him out on pheasant opener and it seems like he doesn't really get a chance to point or doesn't point at all. He bumped a few hen and a rooster and would chase instead of being steady. Should i be correcting ...
by chrisss
Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Drahthaar marking questions
Replies: 4
Views: 970

Drahthaar marking questions

How well does your dog mark fallen ducks? My boy tends to not mark fallen ducks to good. Like the other day, he saw me drop a duck and 30 yards away and when I released him he went 20 yards and started to search the area. This works well when the wind it towards his face but not when the wind is blo...
by chrisss
Sun May 10, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Collar Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1001

Collar Help

art hubbard wrote:Dogtra 2500 train and beep
+1
by chrisss
Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Chukar question
Replies: 1
Views: 997

Chukar question

I recently built a pen with 2x4 fencing and was wondering if chukars can get out of the fence? The pen was originally for pheasants but i decide i would included chukars also.
by chrisss
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Which of these e-collars would you choose?
Replies: 14
Views: 4771

Which of these e-collars would you choose?

If your training go with the pro550. The alpha gets a little to complicated for training imo
by chrisss
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

He used to crunch birds so bad that the guts would come out and flatten the birds into a pancake
by chrisss
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Crunching help

I went out to a game farm today and shot 7 pheasants with him retrieving all 7. Not a single crunch from him and 4 was still alive when delivered to hand. That's fantastic ! Perhaps , the dog didn't have a hard mouth after all ?..Just something 'different' ? Thats what I am thinking now. He has alw...
by chrisss
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

I went out to a game farm today and shot 7 pheasants with him retrieving all 7. Not a single crunch from him and 4 was still alive when delivered to hand.
by chrisss
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

I forgot to mention I only went with this process because my dog is a very hard head, high prey drive and high pain tolerance type.
by chrisss
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Professional FF Trainers near Mn
Replies: 13
Views: 3313

Yes I did.
by chrisss
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:22 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Crunching help

Thanks for the help. I decided to insert blunt nail in a frozen chukar and slowly transition into a jaw pinch every time he crunched down and saying no and hold. It has stopped his crunching problem. Great! Now if all the frozen birds you choot come with nails protruding from the carcass you will h...
by chrisss
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Professional FF Trainers near Mn
Replies: 13
Views: 3313

Sorry about not able to get the video up but I have seem to fix the crunching
by chrisss
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Thanks for the help. I decided to insert blunt nail in a frozen chukar and slowly transition into a jaw pinch every time he crunched down and saying no and hold. It has stopped his crunching problem.
by chrisss
Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Professional FF Trainers near Mn
Replies: 13
Views: 3313

I will try to get a video tomorrow
by chrisss
Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Professional FF Trainers near Mn
Replies: 13
Views: 3313

I have a DD. And was told to seek out a professional trainer that has dealt with problem like crunching. I just thought it had to be a ff trainer.
by chrisss
Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Professional FF Trainers near Mn
Replies: 13
Views: 3313

Professional FF Trainers near Mn

I am looking for a very good FF trainer near the metro cities in Minnesota. My dog has developed a bad crunching habit and I need help breaking. Please help
by chrisss
Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Any recommendations as in trainers? I live in the metro area of Minnesota
by chrisss
Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

He developed the crunching after the hunting season. I had him holding live ducks during his first ff and he would drop also.
by chrisss
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Dog has been collared trained. FF went great and I did it myself with a help from some trainers. I haven't used any collar pressure yet but I have thought of it to stop the crunching.
by chrisss
Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Crunching help

gonehuntin' wrote:Define "crunching". Does he simply kill the bird which is no sin, or does he crush the bones in the bird so it is inedible?
He crunches the bird so its inedible
by chrisss
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

I have even thought of giving him a nick everytime he crunches while not letting him spit it out but im afraid it might ruin the dog more
by chrisss
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

I am going to give the harness a try with live chukars and see how it goes. He doesnt crunch on bumpers but when it comes to birds its a different story. From what I read from my dog it seems like I can stop him from crunching but I just need more pressure than just smacking his bottem jaw. Thats no...
by chrisss
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

I forgot to mention but I have tried smacking his bottem jaw when he crunches but it doesn't help because he has such a high pain tolerance
by chrisss
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crunching help
Replies: 33
Views: 7549

Crunching help

Dog has been through ff and has been doing great but recently he has been playing with birds and started crunching birds on the retrieve. Any ideas how to fix this. I have taken a step backwards and re did ff but It only fixed the playing with birds and not the crunching. He has always been a soft m...
by chrisss
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog playing with dead bird help
Replies: 2
Views: 488

Dog playing with dead bird help

Alright guys need some help again. I have a 16 months dog. He has been through ff and have done really good this hunting season. But the last few days of training this past week with dead bird he's starting to play with the birds on he retrieve and chrunching down on the bird. He has never done this...
by chrisss
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Insulated outdoor dog house plans
Replies: 14
Views: 3871

Would this fit a 80 pound dog
by chrisss
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Whoa and steadiness help
Replies: 16
Views: 4443

Thanks guys this is very helpful
by chrisss
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Whoa and steadiness help
Replies: 16
Views: 4443

Ray the whoa training is still just at home with no birds yet.
by chrisss
Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Whoa and steadiness help
Replies: 16
Views: 4443

So the past weekend I took him to the game farm and he caught three birds. Bad mistake on my part should have never took him there without being whoa broken. Wasn't expecting the birds there that easy to catch. But I put him away after the three. He likes to point very close to the bird but this wee...