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by mountaindogs
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: Started GSP female, heavily DC bred
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Re: Started GSP female, heavily DC bred

Can you email me? I can't seem to use images on this forum since my software updated.
mtndogstreats@gmail.com
by mountaindogs
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: Started GSP female, heavily DC bred
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Started GSP female, heavily DC bred

We’ve decided to sell Delilah. She is 4 yrs old and hunts hard but with a medium range, is collar conditioned and handles well. She runs bigger with competition. She is hunted, and point and retrieves, but not officially steadied. I have her whoa broke on a table for tossed birds but havn’t transfer...
by mountaindogs
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Raisin pigeons?
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: Raisin pigeons?

:lol:
Most likely!
by mountaindogs
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Raisin pigeons?
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Re: Raisin pigeons?

Oh that seems likely! Thank you. I was stumped over it...
by mountaindogs
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: Raisin pigeons?
Replies: 5
Views: 1020

Raisin pigeons?

Contacted someone about some pigeons for sale and they texted that they had “raisin pigeons, Johnson 720, and Turkish tumblers”
??? I know what Turkish tumblers are and don’t want those but what are the other two?
by mountaindogs
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Trainers in SW Utah?
Replies: 0
Views: 316

Trainers in SW Utah?

Have a puppy owner planning to run NAVHDA NA. Any chance there are any trainers or helpers within a few hours where she could at least run her dog on some quail or Chukar once before the test? She’s has tried training days with the club but 2 were cancelled and the remaining one she has a conflict. ...
by mountaindogs
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting or trialling after Femoral Head Osteotomy
Replies: 6
Views: 950

Re: Hunting or trialling after Femoral Head Osteotomy

Does he swim? I would probably spend the summer doing lots of swimming and building strength with low weight bearing activities. Also I'd look into a canine rehab program as they have exercises to help the dogs balance and properly use each of their muscle groups more evenly. It's pricey but might b...
by mountaindogs
Mon May 07, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Who feeding their dogs Dr Tim's Pursuit ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1604

Re: Who feeding their dogs Dr Tim's Pursuit ?

I feed Dr. Tim's. Really like it, but I do wish it was cheaper. I searched long and hard for a food that could keep weight on a hard keeper I had, and Momentum did the trick. Pursuit is for my "normal" dogs that hold weight well but still hunt/train regularly. In heavy hunting I will put most of the...
by mountaindogs
Mon May 07, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: PennHIP
Replies: 0
Views: 362

PennHIP

Just curious who uses PennHIP and what age you like to have it done?
by mountaindogs
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Field Trial trainers
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Field Trial trainers

I have been working a young dog for a client from Alabama with field trial potential. Walnut Hill Kennels (in GA) is top of my list for trainer recommendations. Does anyone else in central AL or with in a few hours of there train and run trials? I would love to send a list of 2 or 3 great options to...
by mountaindogs
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: do-it-all GSP puppies
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

Re: do-it-all GSP puppies

The female is sold. The male still available can be seen here:
https://www.facebook.com/briarfieldkenn ... 4842578378
by mountaindogs
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: do-it-all GSP puppies
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

Re: do-it-all GSP puppies

1 male and 1 female still available. I am in TN but traveling to North PA in a few weeks if someone North of that mason Dixson line :) is interested.
by mountaindogs
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: do-it-all GSP puppies
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

Re: do-it-all GSP puppies

still a few available to hunting or performance homes. Ready to go home July 22. Litter is AKC and NAVHDA registered, and will be microchipped, vaccinated, vet checked, socialized, started on crate training, using a dog door to go outside, started on leash walking, whistle recall for food, field pla...
by mountaindogs
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: do-it-all GSP puppies
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

Re: do-it-all GSP puppies

1000 for standard full registration and my normal price. These puppies will be AKC and NAVHDA registered. I offer a 250 discount for those with no interest in breeding but wanting a quality hunting partner and wish to have a breeding restriction or limited registration. This is primarily because I b...
by mountaindogs
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: do-it-all GSP puppies
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

Re: do-it-all GSP puppies

4 females and 1 male still available
Ready to go home the weekend of July 22nd
by mountaindogs
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: do-it-all GSP puppies
Replies: 7
Views: 3283

do-it-all GSP puppies

Dam: UKC CH, SHR Briarfields Liebe Me Do DJ (black and white, patched and ticked) OFA hips good OFA elbows normal Cardiac normal/clear CEAR normal/clear CD clear non-carrier Sire: Briarfields Mountain Scout SH, NAVHDA NA3 (White and Liver ticked) OFA hips good OFA elbows normal Cardiac normal/clear...
by mountaindogs
Sun May 07, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Visvsla retrieves bumpers but not frozen quail??
Replies: 6
Views: 1849

Re: Visvsla retrieves bumpers but not frozen quail??

Thaw the bird And really don't overdo the use of frozen then thawed quail. Quail are small and don't hold up well to lots of abuse and a mangled soggy bird is likely to bring habits you don't want. A couple fresh kills or better yet a pigeon, and just enough to get them comfortable with the clean fr...
by mountaindogs
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Clicker vs Whistle
Replies: 11
Views: 2452

Re: Clicker vs Whistle

I use both. They are ar enot either or type tools for me. A clicker says "what you just did is exactly what I wanted and you earned a reward" and a whistle says "here" or "over there" or "stop"
by mountaindogs
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new pup contract question
Replies: 29
Views: 5420

Re: new pup contact question

I no longer sell puppies without some sort of contract. My contracts are not strict and they offer as much protection for the buyer as anything else. They are geared entirely towards protecting the dog and the breed and if the person is not happy with a dog I would never force that dog dog to stay t...
by mountaindogs
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppies whelped 27 hour apart
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Re: Puppies whelped 27 hour apart

Had a litter of 10 once. Puppy 10 was born about 12 hours after puppy 9. Similar size and very healthy. She was crawling towards the milk before mom even had her cleaned up. But then I also had a litter of 6 with the whole litter taking nearly 15 hours and lots of vet assistance, calcium injections,...
by mountaindogs
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: gsp pup and backyard chickens
Replies: 24
Views: 8351

Re: gsp pup and backyard chickens

CDN_Cocker wrote:Another thing to consider if you're looking to keep your chickens alive is that even if they're fenced and the dog just chases them the stress will kill some of them.
This is true as well. I bought privacy screening for the chicken fence and hot wired outside that. Helped quite a bit.
by mountaindogs
Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: gsp pup and backyard chickens
Replies: 24
Views: 8351

Re: gsp pup and backyard chickens

Some of my dogs do okay and some move mountains to get to the chickens. We have the chickens in a chicken fortress now. Double fenced and hot-wired outside of that.
by mountaindogs
Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Seizures
Replies: 17
Views: 5303

Re: Seizures

Also on the site I listed above there is a research being done. If the cause is not found please consider submitting a sample and contacting the breeder so that a sibling who is not affected may also be sampled. Finding genetic links to epilepsy in dogs would be astoundingly helpful and every breede...
by mountaindogs
Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Seizures
Replies: 17
Views: 5303

Re: Seizures

Keep the most detailed log you possibly can wash time it happens. There is a genetic tendency but there are also a lot of environmental factors that that trigger. I have heard everything from monthly meds to human skin creams. Contact with treated fabrics, consuming certain food dyes or preservative...
by mountaindogs
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help me decide...
Replies: 6
Views: 1420

Re: Help me decide...

So regardless of whether it's too tight or not, let's assume I won't do the tight breedings. My question is should I get the puppy that, if breeding worthy, would need an outside male OR look into a female from other lines but with a few dogs in common way back? Sigh. You know decisions are not ever...
by mountaindogs
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help me decide...
Replies: 6
Views: 1420

Re: Help me decide...

Next year he has one that would be a double bred granddaughter to my dogs father.
by mountaindogs
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help me decide...
Replies: 6
Views: 1420

Re: Help me decide...

fairly tightly related half siblings on this close one. The breeder felt it was too tight and since he has had these lines and line bred them for 25 years or so, I am trusting him. :)

I see breedings that tight in GSPs but only from people who really know their lines!
by mountaindogs
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help me decide...
Replies: 6
Views: 1420

Help me decide...

I have been on the list for a female lab puppy from a particular breeder for ages. Most of the wait is because I wanted a puppy with enough outcross to consider breeding to my male. If they match well in all else. Litter was born and only 2 females. Both the breeder and stud dog owner (co-breeder) h...
by mountaindogs
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Steady to flush, shot, and fall with a spaniel
Replies: 30
Views: 12187

Re: Steady to flush, shot, and fall with a spaniel

Good post. I'd change one thing though. Don't stop the dog until the bird is well on the way and the flush itself is complete. You stop the dog before the bird is flushed and you will teach it to blink. If the dog catch's the bird on the ground, so be it. Good boy and go on, don't plant the birds t...
by mountaindogs
Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Steady to flush, shot, and fall with a spaniel
Replies: 30
Views: 12187

Re: Steady to flush, shot, and fall with a spaniel

The basic gist is: Teach whistle sit or HUP in the yard until reliable. plant the birds and mark them so you know where they are. Have a gunner friend whose job is to shoot the birds AND MARK THE BIRDS. your job is your dog. Walk the dog into the scent cone on a check cord and let the dog flush then...
by mountaindogs
Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gone over to the dark side .
Replies: 9
Views: 2561

Re: Gone over to the dark side .

Our lab is 4 years old now and has pushed me to the dark side as well. So much so that I put a deposit on another as well. She should be an early summer addition if all goes well. :)

congrats to you and hope you share pictures
by mountaindogs
Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how/when do breeders confirm pregnancy?
Replies: 12
Views: 2146

Re: how/when do breeders confirm pregnancy?

Same boat here - with a call that the heat started about Jan 12. So "standing heat" can range from day 6 - 22 yes 22 I have seen it... but is usually around day 12 ish. Then ultrasound confirmation is most common and around day 32 post breeding. So long end would be 50 isn days after heat cycle star...
by mountaindogs
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Running into leg on leash
Replies: 15
Views: 3612

Re: Running into leg on leash

They are two different things and any half way smart dog can tell the difference. In fact the fact that they ARE different is why it just might help - to remind the dog that that old heel in my pocket that it thinks is right is something else not required when this running deal goes on. Now, if you ...
by mountaindogs
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Running into leg on leash
Replies: 15
Views: 3612

Re: Running into leg on leash

Run him on your right side. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk This is outside the box thinking and I am interested to know what the dog does when you try this. Odds are the dog was trained to heel pretty tight on the left and never trained for right side heeling at all. I would imagine the dog wil...
by mountaindogs
Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog won't housebreak, please help
Replies: 24
Views: 5584

Re: Dog won't housebreak, please help

Is she spayed? Especially spayed under a year you might have this: http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/what-you-need-to-know-about-spay-incontinence-in-female-dogs My lab was spayed at 8 months and she was incontinent ever after and had to have life long meds for it. Sometimes she could hold it...
by mountaindogs
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BREEDING RIGHTS
Replies: 9
Views: 2599

Re: BREEDING RIGHTS

I think most people vary so much in what they want to include that they end up just writing their own. I based one off my puppy contract but changed the parts that didn't fit. As Greg says, both parties are going to have to be on board to begin with and pretty amicable. But I like to have a contract...
by mountaindogs
Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New baby +GSP **ADVICE AND TIPS NEEDED**
Replies: 26
Views: 6806

Re: New baby +GSP **ADVICE AND TIPS NEEDED**

more than what you would do after, you new baby with a dog in the home people should be thinking what to do before an once of prevention and all that - dogs are not the saints some people make them out to be. They are just dogs. Kids are not saints either. They will shock you with the things they do...
by mountaindogs
Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New baby +GSP **ADVICE AND TIPS NEEDED**
Replies: 26
Views: 6806

Re: New baby +GSP **ADVICE AND TIPS NEEDED**

https://www.facebook.com/tengfrankie.te ... nref=story

There is a lot I could say about this video. I will leave it to the following: the dog is clearly asking for help, is cornered, and please don't be the parent that just holds that camera.
by mountaindogs
Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Next puppy advice
Replies: 8
Views: 1796

Re: Next puppy advice

Thanks all. CDN_Cocker, that is what I see in the lab world as well. When they say "line bred on creek robber" the dog may go back to creek robber 2 x in 4 generations or maybe 3. I was looking for a line bred Hawkeye's Viking offspring and there are offspring but none very tight. I think this femal...
by mountaindogs
Sat Dec 31, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Next puppy advice
Replies: 8
Views: 1796

Re: Next puppy advice

What does your breeder think of breeding your male with the new puppy. There is more to line breeding than how close it is. How far back does this linebreeding go, Especially the mother line. Evidently the breeder thought enough of these dogs to breed half brother and sister. I think I would consid...
by mountaindogs
Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Next puppy advice
Replies: 8
Views: 1796

Next puppy advice

I bought a lab 4 years ago and he is an extremely fantastic dog. Really like almost everything about him. We are working our way through the HRC, he hunts nearly all duck season and is easy and driven, he plays Rally Obedience easily and qualified for nationals, he is also a spoiled house dog and I ...
by mountaindogs
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: 1 year old setters 1st quail shot over
Replies: 3
Views: 1334

Re: 1 year old setters 1st quail shot over

Congrats. Nothing makes me smile more than a boy and his dog and the first bird. Merry Christmas to all.
by mountaindogs
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: A final goodbye to the first gun dog I have ever had.
Replies: 11
Views: 3527

Re: A final goodbye to the first gun dog I have ever had.

I am so sorry. As you say, we know up front we will have to say goodbye too soon, but heartbreaking still. Godspeed to him and and some small peace to you with the memories and the love he left behind with you and your family.
by mountaindogs
Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Before the e-collar...
Replies: 19
Views: 4588

Re: Before the e-collar...

In Hickox's training videos there is quite a bit of clicker work and training to do before overlaying the e-collar. Also the lock wing pigeon work and field exposure. To do them correctly takes some time so you have options. Just continue following the program up until the e-collar is introduced but...
by mountaindogs
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: R.I.P. Elle
Replies: 18
Views: 7357

Re: R.I.P. Elle

Oh I am so sorry :(
It sounds like she was one of the greats. The fourlegged family that remains in your heart forever.
Rest in peace miss Ellie. No more pain and all the birds you can find in birddog heaven. Godspeed girl
by mountaindogs
Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA in middle TN or N. AL?
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: NSTRA in middle TN or N. AL?

Thanks!
by mountaindogs
Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NSTRA in middle TN or N. AL?
Replies: 2
Views: 552

NSTRA in middle TN or N. AL?

Helping a friend train a dog and she wants to try NSTRA trials. Any trials or clubs near middle Tn or north Alabama? Checked the national website and the midsouth chapter or region link wasnt working. And AL and GA looked more south side of the state? Thanks for any help.
by mountaindogs
Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Launcher help
Replies: 4
Views: 1407

Re: Launcher help

Good ideas thanks