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by Mike50
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My dog pees in command.
Replies: 40
Views: 8578

Re: My dog pees in command.

I like to know what people are saying that you consider harassmen?
by Mike50
Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy shipping
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Puppy shipping

I just received a pup vea gundog express NY to Wi and on time. For the price I couldn't have bought the gas for half the trip.
by Mike50
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: HELP! 1yr GSP Running to far away in the woods.
Replies: 11
Views: 3526

Re: HELP! 1yr GSP Running to far away in the woods.

Run the dog with beeper in point mood. Train the dog that when he's running and hears the beeper go off he is to check in with you. Don't worry about him going on point hearing the beeper and coming back to you. All my dogs would check in when I used the locate button. And hold point with the beeper...
by Mike50
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Leather Boots Care
Replies: 29
Views: 5562

Re: Leather Boots Care

reba wrote:Nik Wax

Do not use any type of oil........................................
Could you explain. I've got $ invested leather boots and always used mink oil.
Thanks,
by Mike50
Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:38 am
Forum: Training
Topic: This weeks training.
Replies: 6
Views: 927

Re: This weeks training.

That's one fine looking dog you got there the picture is to be hung on the wall.
by Mike50
Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: holy smokes i forgot how puppies are.
Replies: 12
Views: 3225

Re: holy smokes i forgot how puppies are.

From my experience once they keep their crate clean then you work on house with supervision. I've got a 3 month old that has never mest her crate. And only dribbled 3 times in the house.
Just saying.
by Mike50
Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: When is too early?
Replies: 18
Views: 3800

Re: When is too early?

Hunt him by yourself.
by Mike50
Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????
Replies: 32
Views: 9963

Re: Jeep Wranglers and Hunting?????

You get good mpg with them?? If you only get 17 mpg I'd rather have a full size pickupand twice the room. But that's just me.
by Mike50
Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Barking in crate
Replies: 25
Views: 4932

Re: Barking in crate

Have you taught him the kennel or crate command? All 4 of my GSP's will kennel up on command. It's their den home safe place.. Don't feel bad about crateing him. Not all places are dog friendly.
by Mike50
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Barking in crate
Replies: 25
Views: 4932

Re: Barking in crate

My take on this is he learned if he makes enough noise he will be let out.
What does he do if you crate him when your in the house with him.?
6 hrs straight is not to long for a 1 year old.
by Mike50
Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:24 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training with quail
Replies: 5
Views: 699

Re: Training with quail

Put a rubber band around the flight feathers of one wing. Quail can't take much handling from puppy teeth.
by Mike50
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Some shots from this season
Replies: 6
Views: 1171

Re: Some shots from this season

Great looking shorthairs reminds me of a male I had.
by Mike50
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: in-ground electric fence
Replies: 11
Views: 2219

Re: in-ground electric fence

I had a Pet safe and it kept the dogs in the yard. It would give a high frequency tone to let them know they were getting close the getting zapped. You wont gain any more yard because it sounds when their about 3 feet from were the wire is buried. But you can then run the wire all the way around you...
by Mike50
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Questions about Shaving a Longhaired Dog
Replies: 9
Views: 3045

Re: Questions about Shaving a Longhaired Dog

I had German Shepard I would shave. It would take 2or3 months to come back. Friend has a Springer he shaves and its about the same.
by Mike50
Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What do I need to know about ruffed grouse?
Replies: 22
Views: 5238

Re: What do I need to know about ruffed grouse?

In WI we try to stay near transition areas. Were ever the terrain changes on those edges is were we find the most birds. Also they will sit in trees and watch you walk by and flush after you have past. And when your dog goes on point don't for get to look up. I've had my dogs go on point and after s...
by Mike50
Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: shooting over a pup
Replies: 8
Views: 1189

Re: shooting over a pup

I have 5 month old female GSP. i was wondering when i should start shooting over her. she is very birdy and will hold point to flush. should i continue to work her on birds only or is it ok to start shooting. I also have a 5 month old female GSP. I did gun intro over the summer started at 3 months ...
by Mike50
Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Garmin Astro 320 / DC40 Collar - Feedback ??
Replies: 12
Views: 5340

Re: Garmin Astro 320 / DC40 Collar - Feedback ??

Can you turn the battery conservation mode off? Brad, I have used every energy saving mode on the 320 that exists. The only exception is I use the 5 second update and the only alert I use is when the dog goes on point. I can get 15 - 20 hours from the batteries except the 320 goes into "battery con...
by Mike50
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ASTRO 320?
Replies: 4
Views: 500

Re: ASTRO 320?

Redfishkilla wrote:Mine beeps only once, not sure if you can change that or not.
Thank you! Anyone else own on?

If the phone rings only once and I don't hear it. How would I know someones calling??
by Mike50
Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ASTRO 320?
Replies: 4
Views: 500

ASTRO 320?

When your dog goes on point. How many times are you notified on your hand held? Tone or vibrate. Does it keep notifying you till you get near or is it one time notification? Then its up to you to hear it or feel that one notification. Layman's terms your phone ring once it's up to you to hear it rin...
by Mike50
Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Aggression
Replies: 42
Views: 4962

Re: Aggression

Be careful with the E collar. I've read they can perceive the ecollar nick as a attack by the other dog and send them into a rage that only has one outcome.
by Mike50
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Planted Bird vs Wild Birds on a young dog
Replies: 26
Views: 6071

Re: Planted Bird vs Wild Birds on a young dog

Wish my trainer would make me that offer :cry:
by Mike50
Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wolf attacks dog while hunting in MN
Replies: 37
Views: 7473

Re: Wolf attacks dog while hunting in MN

On Tuesday night my little mutt flushed out a Yote, chased the Yote for a few hundred yards before I could call her off. She was running stride for stride across a plowed field with the Yote biting it in the neck and face….I couldn’t believe my eyes! Not a wolf but quite the experience for me. Gosh...
by Mike50
Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Training
Topic: 2 year old spaniel. gun shy all of a sudden
Replies: 8
Views: 1031

Re: 2 year old spaniel. gun shy all of a sudden

Was this a bird that flushed wild or one that he got up?
by Mike50
Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy size
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Re: Puppy size

Got a GSP female this summer at 11 Wks. she weighted 15# At 4 mos. she weights 32#
by Mike50
Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: E Collar help
Replies: 10
Views: 2712

Re: E Collar help

I have a Dogtra 2500 B/T. The receiver is not working. No lights come on and you can not turn it off with the transmitter . For those of you who have had this product , is a new battery needed in the receiver? I'd put it on the charger and make sure that it is plugged all the way in. I have the old...
by Mike50
Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shoot or not to shoot
Replies: 10
Views: 3184

Re: Shoot or not to shoot

Sorry for the novice question............ I have herd and read that when your hunting that you should never shoot a bird without your dog pointing it first... Well how about if your dog is in-front of you hunting and you see a pheasant and she missed it altogether ...........do you call her back an...
by Mike50
Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog aggression
Replies: 23
Views: 3118

Re: Dog aggression

Please be very care full when you do have to break up a fight with your dog and another. Your dog can turn on you trew no fault of his own. It's called a reactionary bite. He could perceive you touching him as the other dog doing it and wheel around and bite your hand not the other dogs paw.
by Mike50
Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Crate Training
Replies: 10
Views: 2470

Re: Crate Training

Number one I can tolerate but number two :evil: How many times a day is he feed? You might have to go with once a day PM that will give him 8 hrs. to get it trew his system and out before you go to work.
by Mike50
Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Gun Shy or Bird Shy
Replies: 11
Views: 2737

Re: Gun Shy or Bird Shy

If you have a big enough training area. You could just pull 5 flight feathers off each wing toss the bird a let him chase. The bird will fly 50 yds or so then land on the ground provided there are no trees around. If you time it right and you get to the bird when your pup does just take the bird and...
by Mike50
Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy?
Replies: 9
Views: 1477

Re: Puppy?

The only problem I can see as a new puppy owner myself. Is how much sleep you and your other 2 dogs will get before its's time to get up. And get the most for your money this trip will cost. If your wife is fine with it I'd just leave the pup at home.
by Mike50
Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Rookie From WI
Replies: 8
Views: 721

Re: Rookie From WI

Adamdirk wrote:anyone else in northeastern wi???
I'm in Green Bay my son lives in Two Rivers.
by Mike50
Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:38 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Rookie From WI
Replies: 8
Views: 721

Re: Rookie From WI

Adamdirk wrote:anyone else in northeastern wi???
I'm up in Green Bay my son lives in Two Rivers.
by Mike50
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Blackberries?
Replies: 22
Views: 5980

Re: Blackberries?

I've apple and pear trees in the backyard. All three of my GSPs eat the drops off of both. they do seem to prefer the pears Tell them if you wait for wind falls you could go hungry you should just pick your own like this one :lol: [img]http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii36/Boreba/IMGP0090.jpg[/im...
by Mike50
Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: INTRO to BIRD INTRO to GUN
Replies: 6
Views: 2255

Re: INTRO to BIRD INTRO to GUN

I should have said this is not my first pup I introed to birds and gun. Just that I haven't had a pup this young that was nuts about birds so soon. The others could have cared less at her age.
by Mike50
Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: INTRO to BIRD INTRO to GUN
Replies: 6
Views: 2255

INTRO to BIRD INTRO to GUN

At what age do you do intro to birds with a pup???????????? At what age you do intro to gun with a pup???????????? I'm talking about pigeons for bird intro and pigeons with gun for the gun intro. Reason being I've got a 10 week old pup that is absolutely nuts about the pigeons I've showed her. And I...
by Mike50
Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Bird wings in Nashville
Replies: 25
Views: 3835

Re: Bird wings in Nashville

PM sent
by Mike50
Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best dog for a new gal
Replies: 34
Views: 6629

Re: Best dog for a new gal

Take her to a trial of some sort or a NAVHDA training day. Let her see what them cute puppies turn in to. Then let her decide which breed she likes the best.
by Mike50
Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:22 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Potty training, please help
Replies: 18
Views: 6464

Re: Potty training, please help

What goes in must come out.
I cut them off water 2 hours before bedtime and plenty of chances to empty out before.
by Mike50
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Porcine meat ??
Replies: 21
Views: 5822

Re: Porcine meat ??

Teaching a dog to like porcine meat just sounds wrong :evil: Does the bonus bag come with tooth picks or what :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Mike50
Sun Jun 24, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Question About Lyme Disease
Replies: 15
Views: 3253

Re: Question About Lyme Disease

My avatar dog was test for it and it was positive it showed up in the blood work. It was on the front right paw.
most times it shows up on the front not sure why. It was gone in about week.
by Mike50
Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: scent
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Re: scent

This will sound strange but. Before you train pick up some smoke bombs. Go to were you'll be training. Light one and set it on something that won't catch fire and burn your training field down. You'll have a better idea of how the wind and humidity affects bird sent on that particular day. Things re...
by Mike50
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Little Girl
Replies: 16
Views: 2084

Re: New Little Girl

Looks like a very stout little female. We approve. And like.
by Mike50
Sun Jun 17, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have You Ever?
Replies: 21
Views: 4420

Re: Have You Ever?

hustonmc wrote:Not quite as tough as owl, but sweeter then hawk.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Compared to woodies they taste like chicken. IMO
by Mike50
Sat Jun 02, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pointer training - NE wisconsin
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: Pointer training - NE wisconsin

I know of 2 foresure that work with pointers near G.B. Wi. they have an hourly rate. Not sure how much that is both good guys to know. PM for #
by Mike50
Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: South Dakota Hunting Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 2568

Re: South Dakota Hunting Question?

Been there twice and I'm grandfathered in Wi. They did not ask me for one.
by Mike50
Fri May 25, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Table Vs. Barrel Vs. Blocks
Replies: 61
Views: 10921

Re: Table Vs. Barrel Vs. Blocks

I am lost! What difference does it make what you use. You either put them up on something or you do it on the ground. What am I missing? Ezzy There is no difference. He's just looking for the most preferred method from the professional trainers they all get the job done. Lots of ways to skin a cat....
by Mike50
Sun May 20, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: You want to see what's wrong with our education system?
Replies: 100
Views: 20870

Re: You want to see what's wrong with our education system?

I respect any person that can do a job and do it well. That being said it drives me up a wall when I'm behind a school bus that is waiting for a student that is not even there. Kids still in the house getting his shoes on or what ever. Are we raising a bunch of slackers. Bend the rules a little more...
by Mike50
Sun May 20, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird farms?
Replies: 6
Views: 887

Re: Bird farms?

by Mike50
Thu May 17, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Humping: I hate it.
Replies: 34
Views: 6005

Re: Humping: I hate it.

This would have went much better if. You hadn't let all these Males know you were a hot female that was very selective :o With a sense of humor :) :) :)
by Mike50
Wed May 16, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Humping: I hate it.
Replies: 34
Views: 6005

Re: Humping: I hate it.

I have a male GSP and for awhile it was just me and him in the house. I noticed he would hump his pet pillow more during the week when I worked than week ends when I was off and he got a good run in the field. Take a day and run the snot out of him. Then see if feels like humping. Could have alot of...