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by Southern_Point
Sat Jul 04, 2015 11:22 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: When To Start Breaking
Replies: 15
Views: 5345

Re: When To Start Breaking

Is it possible to wait to long to break a dog? I understand u can error on the breaking a dog to young, but can u also error on the side of waiting too long?
by Southern_Point
Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting a broke dog with unbroken dog
Replies: 32
Views: 8123

Re: Hunting a broke dog with unbroken dog

Thanks to everyone who posted ur advice was much needed. I am going to be on the cautious side and try my best to keep her out of situations where she is hunted with dogs that are not broke. Even though it will be tempting to put her down bc I don't want to act like my dog is better than there's and...
by Southern_Point
Sat Jun 13, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting a broke dog with unbroken dog
Replies: 32
Views: 8123

Hunting a broke dog with unbroken dog

The guys I will be hunting quail with this year have dogs that are not broke. My setter will be broke by this hunting season and just wondering how bad is it gonna hurt her training to hunt her with unbroke dogs?? Any tips or suggestions?
by Southern_Point
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Montana bird hunt
Replies: 6
Views: 3367

Re: Montana bird hunt

How were the bird numbers out of the bed & breakfast?
by Southern_Point
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:30 am
Forum: Training
Topic: My three Sons
Replies: 10
Views: 2574

Re: My three boy's

Very pretty dogs Don!
by Southern_Point
Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Too old?
Replies: 10
Views: 3006

Re: Too old?

Thank y'all for reassuring me on that. I was trying to go with a guy that was a few hours away but will contact a more reputable trainer soon.
by Southern_Point
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Too old?
Replies: 10
Views: 3006

Too old?

Was going to send my almost 2 year old setter to a pro for 3 or 4 months to finish off as a hunting dog but also to evaluate to see if she had what it took to be competitive In NSTRA as I would like to run her in some also if he thought she could do ok. I told him she has been introduced to birds an...
by Southern_Point
Sun Dec 07, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need advice!
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Re: Need advice!

Thank y'all for your advice this is my first bird dog and thought that's what I should do but wanted to hear from some ppl with experience with bird dogs.
by Southern_Point
Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need advice!
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Need advice!

I have a 1.5 yr old setter and this is her first season. Let her hunt by herself first three or four times we went and got to point some quail each time we went. She did really good by herself and held point like she is suppose too. The problem I'm having is I've started hunting her with another dog...
by Southern_Point
Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Outdoor kennel questions
Replies: 10
Views: 2968

Re: Outdoor kennel questions

Look up priefert dog kennels they are very nice.
by Southern_Point
Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Training
Topic: NSTRA Training - What to do NEXT?
Replies: 8
Views: 3782

Re: NSTRA Training - What to do NEXT?

Lol I meant to include retrieving in my post @ Brazosvalleyvizlas
by Southern_Point
Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ran the pup yesterday off HB
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Ran the pup yesterday off HB

Thx alot
by Southern_Point
Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ran the pup yesterday off HB
Replies: 8
Views: 2058

Re: Ran the pup yesterday off HB

Sorry for posting under this topic but can't figure out how to start a new thread. This will be my first hunting season with my first pointing dog which is an English setter. I am having help on the training from a guy who guides on a local quail preserve. He is not into trailing his dogs at all, st...
by Southern_Point
Tue Jul 01, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Pro trainer investment
Replies: 9
Views: 8532

Re: Pro trainer investment

I am from alabama but will send my dog to ray Dohse in Georgia are the plans right now.
by Southern_Point
Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Pro trainer investment
Replies: 9
Views: 8532

Re: Pro trainer investment

Did y'all's dogs retain what they learned with the trainer when u got them out in actual hunting conditions?
by Southern_Point
Wed May 14, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: Pro trainer investment
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Pro trainer investment

How much are u looking at having invested to have a pointer professionally trained from start to finish? To have them to the level they can run in akc trials. How many years of training does it take to get to this point? Any info is apreciated
by Southern_Point
Wed May 14, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Pro trainer investment
Replies: 9
Views: 8532

Pro trainer investment

Looking to send my English setter to be trained professionally and wanted a ball park idea on what to expect I will have invested in the dog. Want her to be mainly a hunting dog for released quail but want her trained to field trial standards. any input would be appreciated?