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by Meller
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog Being a Baby
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: Dog Being a Baby

Sounds to me that you have it pretty well figured out; with the wife and kids. He will be fine, and come out of this. :)
by Meller
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: A little about you...
Replies: 1080
Views: 364243

Re: A little about you...

Welcome!
Nice looking dog.
by Meller
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pedigree ?s
Replies: 9
Views: 293

Re: Pedigree ?s

The real issue is not all dogs with titles are great and all dogs without titles are not poor or even average. Many an excellent bird dog has never been in a hunt test or a trial. Knowing as much as possible about the Sire and Dam goes a long ways towards getting a puppy that has good odds to suit ...
by Meller
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Got a New Pup
Replies: 29
Views: 1101

Re: Got a New Pup

That's one pretty pup! :)
by Meller
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Emergency Vet Trip
Replies: 17
Views: 1306

Re: Emergency Vet Trip

Hindsight is always 20/20 :D
by Meller
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 750

Re: Hello

Welcome! :)
by Meller
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New name for Sis. Now it's Mom!
Replies: 12
Views: 1052

Re: New name for Sis. Now it's Mom!

Beautiful and healthy looking pups!
Nice :)
by Meller
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Rabbit Hunting with Drahthaar
Replies: 14
Views: 1325

Re: Rabbit Hunting with Drahthaar

Several years ago I read an article where someone was using their pointing dogs to point rabbits, while they shot them with their bow and arrows.
If I remember right , they were quite successful.
They shot them while they were sitting.
by Meller
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Da*n!
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Da*n!

Looking good! :D
by Meller
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Da*n!
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Da*n!

It's time for more picture's anyway Don!
Not right to keep them all for yourself. :)
by Meller
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 1015

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Everyone, and a Happy New Year!
by Meller
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Whats with the hooping and hollaring in field trials??
Replies: 39
Views: 3069

Re: Whats with the hooping and hollaring in field trials??

Hopefully it"s the winner, making all that noise! :mrgreen:
by Meller
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Steady? How much, if any, movement is tolerable?
Replies: 18
Views: 1651

Re: Steady? How much, if any, movement is tolerable?

Try your best to always flush the bird to the front, or as near the front as possible, then accept the results as they come as you know and trust your dog, as only you can!
by Meller
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Problems with 8yr old GSP
Replies: 16
Views: 1361

Re: Problems with 8yr old GSP

Have you taken him back to the training field, if not that should test his nose (especially with a hard plant) and if it isn't his nose, it may be time to reinforce what is expected of him! :)
by Meller
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Food Rotation Question
Replies: 18
Views: 1631

Re: Food Rotation Question

Anyone having trouble with their dog not eating on the road; I would like to recommend that they look into Satin Balls, worked good for my dogs, while hunting five or more hours a day on the road, kept their energy up, and helped them eat a little of their kibble too.
by Meller
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Meller
Replies: 2
Views: 783

Re: Happy Birthday Meller

Thank You Sharon! I always enjoy reading the comment's and advice, from others perspective, on various subjects; especially when there is no one right or wrong answer. :D
by Meller
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Training
Topic: English Setter I need your advice
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: English Setter I need your advice

+1 on the buddy dog!
by Meller
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sis about 22 weeks
Replies: 23
Views: 2667

Re: Sis about 22 weeks

Looking good Don!
by Meller
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: New research on neutering..
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Re: New research on neutering..

Thanks, enjoyed the article!
by Meller
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: iso Yildiz .410 SxS
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: iso Yildiz .410 SxS

Might try buds gun shop, on the computer.
by Meller
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worried I picked the wallflower pup
Replies: 17
Views: 1887

Re: Worried I picked the wallflower pup

Excellent posts as usual, but many breeders relinquish their pups at 7 weeks. Is one more week going to make a big difference in what you are seeing now? Sharon, I know this has been discussed before; but , I think from a social aspect of the pup, I personally think leaving the pup with mom the ext...
by Meller
Tue May 21, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ironfire's Twisted Sister
Replies: 10
Views: 1068

Re: Ironfire's Twisted Sister

Be extra careful or you may end up looking for another place to sleep. :lol:
Don't forget to keep the pictures coming.
by Meller
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Loft........
Replies: 9
Views: 1054

Re: New Loft........

Really a nice loft, only thing I see is it's to close to the trees for me.
by Meller
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: pigeons
Replies: 0
Views: 2658

pigeons

Pigeons in central Mo. selling out of pigeons, take all, I will take $3.50 per bird. Sold!
by Meller
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What am I?
Replies: 20
Views: 2066

Re: What am I?

To me it looks like it could be a cross of both pointer and gsp, her head looks similar to a GSP (to me) by the way she stands up on her toes and her height she reminds me of English pointer. Just a couple of observations! Could be completely wrong, that's why we like to see the papers and not have ...
by Meller
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Eating Poo
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Re: Puppy Eating Poo

Have had success adding caned pumpkin to the dog feed.
by Meller
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from MI
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Hello from MI

Welcome! You came to the right place. :D
by Meller
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I am very disheartened about hounds in America today.
Replies: 22
Views: 3818

Re: I am very disheartened about hounds in America today.

JonBailey , Have you ever gotten a dog yet or a shotgun and went hunting, this would help you understand a whole lot more about the hunting world!
by Meller
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog boots/leg protection
Replies: 13
Views: 1908

Re: Dog boots/leg protection

Bicycle intertube, works pretty well!
by Meller
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: He's So Proud
Replies: 1
Views: 1017

Re: He's So Proud

He looks like he is having fun and doing a fine job! :D
by Meller
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Looking for my first O/U
Replies: 14
Views: 2929

Re: Looking for my first O/U

Ruger is making the Red Label again.
by Meller
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Looking for English Pointer pups
Replies: 3
Views: 1513

Re: Looking for English Pointer pups

Might give sckwest1 a shout and see what he has. (He is a member on here)
by Meller
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just got a call from trainer: Advice needed
Replies: 62
Views: 6081

Re: Just got a call from trainer: Advice needed

Hindsight is 20/20, and always easy to criticize the former happening!
by Meller
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What's the best way to stop dogs from digging under fences..
Replies: 10
Views: 2844

Re: What's the best way to stop dogs from digging under fences..

I just put my dog on the outside of the pen, and let him dig in, that way I won't care! :D
by Meller
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Setter Steadying
Replies: 18
Views: 2040

Re: English Setter Steadying

That sounds a lot better! :)
by Meller
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Setter Steadying
Replies: 18
Views: 2040

Re: English Setter Steadying

Is that right, the dog is 15 years old? :?
by Meller
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Anyone evaluate dogs in rescue programs for hunting ability?
Replies: 15
Views: 1772

Re: Anyone evaluate dogs in rescue programs for hunting ability?

Bird Dog Challenge lets Grade dogs compete in their trials.
by Meller
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Recommendations for a Semi-automatic shotgun
Replies: 25
Views: 4967

Re: Recommendations for a Semi-automatic shotgun

check out the Tri-Star auto's on youtube. :)
by Meller
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: New rifle
Replies: 9
Views: 2155

Re: New rifle

Cheaper than Dirt, has one for sale right now.
by Meller
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I am looking for field-quality Irish setter pups.
Replies: 65
Views: 7863

Re: I am looking for field-quality Irish setter pups.

I wouldn't take a pass on that gal in Kansas that Don mentioned, in his hunt for a pup (can't think of the kennel name) she has some nice red setters!
by Meller
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Godspeed Bill Gibbons
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: Godspeed Bill Gibbons

Sincere and heartfelt condolences go out to his family; Never got to meet Bill in person, but did talk to him several times on the phone, he was always willing to help with whatever problem I was having with a dog.
He will be truly missed!
by Meller
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Trailer
Replies: 2
Views: 1021

Re: Trailer

sold! Thanks for all the interest.
by Meller
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP Trainer in SW Virginia
Replies: 7
Views: 1278

Re: GSP Trainer in SW Virginia

Might check with Martha Greenlee, on Steady with Style!
by Meller
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Trailer
Replies: 2
Views: 1021

Trailer

Four hole dog trailer for sale in Missouri, pm e-mail address and I can send pictures, asking $750. for it. Lots of top storage.
by Meller
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Which non-toxic shotgun shells are best in regard to pellet
Replies: 36
Views: 4757

Re: Which non-toxic shotgun shells are best in regard to pellet

Jon, hunting is a recreational activity, that brings enjoyment to the one participating, and there are expenses in every recreational activity, such as in fishing there is buying a boat, fishing pole, rigging a car or truck to pull the boat, some fee's for launching the boat, gas for these vehicles ...
by Meller
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where does your dog ride?
Replies: 37
Views: 7528

Re: Where does your dog ride?

You might look at the ford Eco boost it is a 6cyl. crew cab has lots of room, lots of power, rated to tow 13,000 lbs., and when not towing get real good gas mileage. At least drive one before buying anything else. :D
by Meller
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help and opinions on what breed for new pup
Replies: 28
Views: 2640

Re: Help and opinions on what breed for new pup

Lewellyn's are nice and calm in the house, and full of fire in the field, at least the one I have is; and depending on the dog are no larger than some Brittney's, wish you were closer, I would show mine in the field. If you are wanting a Gordon check with Melrose Gordon Setters close to Kansas City ...
by Meller
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help and opinions on what breed for new pup
Replies: 28
Views: 2640

Re: Help and opinions on what breed for new pup

Gordon Guy that is one nice looking Setter!
by Meller
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: pigeons
Replies: 14
Views: 4107

Re: pigeons

Have around 30 ready to go now!
by Meller
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I am looking for field-quality Irish setter pups.
Replies: 65
Views: 7863

Re: I am looking for field-quality Irish setter pups.

bustingcover wrote:Quantonas breeds serious bird dogs

http://www.quantonas.com/home.html

That dog in the picture on that site looks a lot like DonF's Stormy!