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by High Voltage
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP
Replies: 42
Views: 11793

Re: Black GSP

Black is a disqualification in the AKC show ring, however it is in Europe. I know several people who hunt with black GSP's.
by High Voltage
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: TPLO recovery boredom
Replies: 2
Views: 828

Re: TPLO recovery boredom

We had a lab have the TPLO done when she was just over a year old. This was over 18 years ago so I don't remember everything we did but I do remember taking her swimming almost every day once she had the vets OK. Luckily we have lakes close by we could take her to.
by High Voltage
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: For Sale 6 Hole Dog Trailer
Replies: 2
Views: 1446

For Sale 6 Hole Dog Trailer

6 hole diamond plate aluminum dog trailer: $3500.00 Front holes 24 ½”L x 22 ½”W x 22 ½”H, center and back holes 34 ½” long, width & height same as front holes. 2 top storage gullwing 23 ½”W x 8’L, suitable for guns & ammo storage. Front storage goes from 43” to 28” wide, 22” long and 14 ½” deep. All...
by High Voltage
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP as a inside dog
Replies: 23
Views: 6616

Re: GSP as a inside dog

We have had 4 GSP's as house/hunting dogs without as much room to run as you have. I think breeding plays a big roll to not getting a "hyper" Shorthair. We have had ours at PheasantFest at a booth and had people comment that their shorthair(s) were too hyper to do something like that. All of ours we...
by High Voltage
Fri May 20, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 7
Views: 2057

Re: Advice please

Look into the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association NAVHDA for short. Here's the link to the chapter locator http://www.navhda.org/membership-chapters/locate-chapters-and-members Most chapters meet 1-2 times a month to train during the "off" season. You meet some great people who help you...
by High Voltage
Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: memphis area training group
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: memphis area training group

There maybe a NAVHDA chapter near you check out Chapter locations on their website http://www.navhda.org/
by High Voltage
Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Long time listener, first time caller: Britt?
Replies: 20
Views: 5870

Re: Long time listener, first time caller: Britt?

I have seen Britts that are just as good in the water as on land. Don't know where you are located but you might want to check out NAVHDA, if there is a chapter close to you go to a training day, you can watch the dogs work and get to talk to owners and get an idea what would work best for you. http...
by High Voltage
Wed Feb 10, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New Brittany on its way
Replies: 23
Views: 6303

Re: New Brittany on its way

I second looking into NAVHDA http://www.navhda.org/ Here's the link to the chapter locator http://www.navhda.us/chaptmap.aspx Even if the chapter isn't close to you there maybe members that are that can help you out. We have members that are 2-3 hours away that get together and train. Great way to m...
by High Voltage
Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New to Gun Dogs and new to site
Replies: 9
Views: 2241

Re: New to Gun Dogs and new to site

Congrats on your upcoming pup! You may want to look into NAVHDA, North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association. Most chapters have at least 1 training day a month and they help you train your dog. Here is the website where you can learn more http://www.navhda.org/ There are 2 chapters in North Ca...
by High Voltage
Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spinones.....How many Spinone owners on here?
Replies: 11
Views: 2371

Re: Spinones.....How many Spinone owners on here?

I read it first that there was a dog show but when rereading it I realized she is saying the dog showed up at their house.
by High Voltage
Thu Oct 29, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New guy with some questions:
Replies: 7
Views: 1954

Re: New guy with some questions:

Best thing we ever did was to join the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association, NAVHDA for short. Here is the website http://www.navhda.org/
There are chapters all over North America, great people!
by High Voltage
Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: bones for a puppy
Replies: 14
Views: 2967

Re: bones for a puppy

We gave our dogs rawhide for years until we had one die from a chunk of it causing blockage :(
by High Voltage
Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wirehair Pointing Griffon
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Re: Wirehair Pointing Griffon

I don't know anyone in that area. Larry who has Aux Lake Kennel produces some awesome WPG and he maybe able to point you to someone closer to you
http://www.auxlakekennels.com/
You could also check with your local NAVHDA chapter, they may know of someone.
Good Luck!
by High Voltage
Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Bird shy dog
Replies: 21
Views: 6454

Re: Bird shy dog

Look into North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association, AKA NAVHDA, http://www.navhda.org/ It looks like they have a lot of chapters in PA http://www.navhda.us/chaptmap.aspx They help you train your dog and have a lot of resources. Even if the chapter isn't real close to you there may be members...
by High Voltage
Tue May 05, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training an old dog?
Replies: 13
Views: 4087

Re: Training an old dog?

Check out NAVHDA, they help you train your dog. Here is the chapter locator map http://www.navhda.us/chaptmap.aspx
The main website http://www.navhda.org/membership-chapters
BTW - Congrats on the "new" dog!
by High Voltage
Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: She's home.
Replies: 23
Views: 5744

Re: She's home.

Looking at those feet she still has a lot of growing :D She is looking good.
by High Voltage
Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finally Found a Name
Replies: 22
Views: 4690

Re: Finally Found a Name

Great pic, looks like he's thinking "What another picture? I want to go find some birds!"
by High Voltage
Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Pointing dog
Replies: 23
Views: 7012

Re: French Pointing dog

polmaise wrote:Yea, great copies and pastes from google posted by others .
But 'what makes it different'?
Mine was not a google copy & post. As I stated I got it for Rufnit's website. Sorry I was at lunch and didn't have time to put it in my own words.
by High Voltage
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Pointing dog
Replies: 23
Views: 7012

Re: French Pointing dog

The Braque du Bourbonnais (brock-do-bor-bon-NAY) is one of the most ancient French pointers originally out of Bourbon, a region of central France. The breed was already known in 1598 as a dog skillful at hunting quail. Authors described the breed as a pleasant companion of the hunter, of rustic and ...
by High Voltage
Tue Feb 03, 2015 12:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP Training
Replies: 4
Views: 981

Re: GSP Training

You should check out the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association, known as NAVHDA. They have chapters all over the country that meet to train at least once a month, depends on what part of the country on what months they meet. Check out the chapter map here: http://www.navhda.us/chaptmap.as...
by High Voltage
Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: brand new newbie w/brand new pup
Replies: 20
Views: 5163

Re: brand new newbie w/brand new pup

You may want to check out NAVHDA. They have training days where they help you train your dog http://www.navhda.org/ There maybe someone close enough to you to help with any questions with training before the training days start up again. Here's the link to the chapter locator map http://www.navhda.u...
by High Voltage
Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: TEAM TRAD MENTORS NEW HUNTER
Replies: 8
Views: 2924

Re: TEAM TRAD MENTORS NEW HUNTER

That is awesome!
by High Voltage
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: No Women in the Field?
Replies: 33
Views: 13714

Re: No Women in the Field?

Something must be wrong with me. I get most of my stuff from Wal-Mart on clearance. Luckily I can wear boys XL or mens small and they are not big movers...I don't care how it looks as long as it fits.
by High Voltage
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: When is your dog ready to hunt
Replies: 19
Views: 6451

Re: When is your dog ready to hunt

We had our GSP out at 4 months. Was he a finished dog, by no means, but he got to learn from wild birds.
by High Voltage
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Need training birds near Omaha, NE
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: Need training birds near Omaha, NE

John - Skyline Sports Sportsman Club by Thurman, IA is a great place to train and they have pheasant. The Heartland NAVHDA has training days & test there. Unfortunately the last training day was this past Saturday. http://skylinehunting.net/v2/Contact.aspx
by High Voltage
Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training question.
Replies: 28
Views: 4926

Re: Training question.

Was your pup chasing birds when you did the gun intro? I am not an expert and hopefully others will pipe up but I would back up & have the pup chasing when I fired the gun.
by High Voltage
Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Always hungry
Replies: 11
Views: 3821

Re: Always hungry

I have tried the mouse traps and they worked great as long as they were on the counter. All the dogs, including a dobi & and blue heeler mix, could smell when they weren't there anymore.
by High Voltage
Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What breed to buy? NEW GUY NEEDS HELP!
Replies: 18
Views: 4839

Re: What breed to buy? NEW GUY NEEDS HELP!

Lots of good breeds can do what you are wanting. If you have a NAVHDA Chapter close you can go to a training day or test and see a lot of the breeds and talk with the owners. You can find the info at http://www.navhda.org/ under Chapter locator. BTW we have had 4 GSP's in the house with no problem a...
by High Voltage
Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: wife wants to help train birddog- issues?
Replies: 31
Views: 7523

Re: wife wants to help train birddog- issues?

The only issue I see is if you can't handle her being better then you at it :D
We both trained our dogs until my husbands job changed then I did most of it. I also ran them in their test and for our male some field trials.
We both hunt them with no problems.
by High Voltage
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Good GSP training book?
Replies: 25
Views: 6879

Re: Good GSP training book?

Not a book but NAVHDA is a great organization that has chapters all over the US and Canada. Check out navhda.org there is a chapter locator to help find a chapter by you. Most chapters meet once or twice a month for training. They do have the Green book that someone else mentioned but I think the be...
by High Voltage
Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Log Splitters
Replies: 7
Views: 3291

Re: Log Splitters

We have one, Tractor Supply 22 ton. We have had it for at least 5 years does a great job. Had a friend that bought property that had a lot of trees down and we got to keep the wood for helping clear it out.
by High Voltage
Fri May 30, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Shameless self (kind of) Promotion
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Re: Shameless self (kind of) Promotion

There is no hard cover, it is a self published book. I think they make the same on the paperback & e-book.
by High Voltage
Thu May 29, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Shameless self (kind of) Promotion
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Re: Shameless self (kind of) Promotion

birddogger wrote:
RickB wrote:You write this?
I doubt it but that is what the subject of the thread makes it sound. :lol:

Charlie
Thanks for your vote of confidence Charlie :D
I helped edit it, my husband wrote it. I hate to write but love to read.
by High Voltage
Thu May 29, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Shameless self (kind of) Promotion
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Shameless self (kind of) Promotion

If you are looking for a good summer read and are into thrillers check out Insidious Measures, available on Amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/Insidious-Measures-Rusty-Portner/dp/1466299088/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401383301&sr=8-1&keywords=insidious+measures It has a conservative view that you don't g...
by High Voltage
Thu May 29, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm Getting A Puppy!
Replies: 6
Views: 2576

Re: I'm Getting A Puppy!

One of the best things we did was to join NAVHDA, great group of people that help you to train your dog. Check out their website for a chapter near you http://www.navhda.org/
by High Voltage
Tue May 27, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I don't NEED another dog!
Replies: 28
Views: 7253

Re: I don't NEED another dog!

Good looking boy!Sounds like he is going to be a lot of fun.
by High Voltage
Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Couple of pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 1369

Re: Couple of pictures

Great pics, they really show the character of your dogs!
by High Voltage
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: E - fencing
Replies: 22
Views: 6906

Re: E - fencing

We have had the PetSafe wireless for over 10 years. We did have a problem with one lab breaking trough after cats until we got the stubborn dog collar :D We have 3 shorthairs now and they will sit almost nose to nose with the feral cats that have learned where the "line" is and our dogs hate cats! Y...
by High Voltage
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finally open water
Replies: 15
Views: 2218

Re: Finally open water

It will be good to see you and watch him work. Come up for a training day if you can.
by High Voltage
Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finally open water
Replies: 15
Views: 2218

Re: Finally open water

He is a good looking dog! This is the one I saw at the Heartland NAVHDA test isn't it?
by High Voltage
Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder for small Munsterlanders
Replies: 4
Views: 734

Re: Breeder for small Munsterlanders

Kris Hill at Hunting Hills -http://hunthills.com/ I have hunted over some of her dogs and she belongs to our NAVHDA chapter so I have seen a lot of her dogs & pups, very nice. She is very helpful with training and knows a lot.
by High Voltage
Fri Nov 22, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is this good? 48% dog food and 48% meat
Replies: 156
Views: 39113

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

Wow, we must have really dumb dogs not only do they LOVE Purina Pro Sport, AKA PPP, they have also eaten corn that was on the ground when we have been hunting. They have also eaten the cracked corn I spilled when feeding pigeons. They look great, are healthy, only vet bills besides shots have been f...
by High Voltage
Fri Nov 15, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Our NAVHDA NA test
Replies: 12
Views: 4131

Re: Our NAVHDA NA test

Just saw this! It was awesome watching these two with their pups. Wish I could have got a pic of Clint's face when a 4 was call for the tracking score, as Denise said he didn't think the pup did good because of the looping track. Wasn't sure where Franki was headed when she went through the fence, b...
by High Voltage
Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ***VIDEO*** Hang Fire
Replies: 12
Views: 1456

Re: ***VIDEO*** Hang Fire

Nice! While I watched it I could imagine being there instead of at my desk :)
by High Voltage
Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog got cut up by a cat, any reason to worry?
Replies: 12
Views: 2155

Re: Dog got cut up by a cat, any reason to worry?

One of our GSP's tangled with a cat & we could find no marks on her. A couple of weeks later her ear & side of her head were swollen. Cost around $200.00 to get it taken care of. Vet said she must have been bit but it left such a small hole we couldn't see it & it didn't bleed. This summer 2 of them...
by High Voltage
Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: NA Test
Replies: 10
Views: 1412

Re: NA Test

Congratulations! Now enjoy the hunting season.
by High Voltage
Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: He's doing it! He's pointing!
Replies: 10
Views: 2053

Re: He's doing it! He's pointing!

Awesome!