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by Sharon
Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Partial CCL (ACL) Tear??
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Partial CCL (ACL) Tear??

If the vet was really concerned they would do an x ray or MRI. However, if you are really concerned no reason you can't request an x ray. It has been my experience that vets don't like to jump to the worst case scenario unless the problem is very clear. They often prefer to wait and see; an approach...
by Sharon
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: List Of Training Skills
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: List Of Training Skills

Don't forget the importance of socialization .

https://petlifeca.ca/training-behaviour ... P2bzPsvmtI
by Sharon
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: HuskerHunt New Member
Replies: 3
Views: 175

HuskerHunt New Member

by HuskerHunt_416 » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:32 pm Hello my name is Beau (Bo) Been on her a lot in the past and again now, I’ve been a bird hunter for a couple decades now and have had several shorthairs. Just lost my last one suddenly a few months ago and have decided to make the switch to a GWP due to t...
by Sharon
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 2020 horrible year, great season!
Replies: 13
Views: 384

Re: 2020 horrible year, great season!

Beautiful pics! Lucky man. What kind of deer were those?
by Sharon
Tue Jan 19, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Meet Axe
Replies: 50
Views: 6145

Re: Meet Axe

Isn't that great! You've got a winner; story gives me a thrill and I wasn't even there. :)
by Sharon
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new member Mike
Replies: 44
Views: 736

Re: new member Mike

Absolutely agree guys, but why is nobody saying it? I'll stick my neck out. :)

Pro Plan Puppy to Pro Plan Adult
by Sharon
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP puppy owner
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: GSP puppy owner

Well said Max. I've been working with dogs for 40 years( started with beagles then moved on to gundogs and JRTs.) The key is to enjoy every day. Your pup is a baby Bayley. Right now just enjoy him. You can start on the "come " command, but no pain/anger etc. Every time you say "come" , and he doesn'...
by Sharon
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: An Unfortunate Miss
Replies: 15
Views: 514

Re: An Unfortunate Miss

I joined a gun club and shot skeet every week. Highly recommend it. All of a sudden the birds will appear to be in slow motion. :)
by Sharon
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Back2theBook - another new member looking for help
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Back2theBook - another new member looking for help

(I move this here as so few go to the New Member thread.) by Back2theBook » Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:59 pm My names Robert, also 0 hunting experience, I used this forum for research before I purchased my now 13 week old GSP. What an awesome dog, probably the smartest I've ever owned. Currently working wit...
by Sharon
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new member Mike
Replies: 44
Views: 736

Re: new member Mike

I always believe you Ray , but.... if I free fed my JRT it would eat non stop.
by Sharon
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: new member Mike
Replies: 44
Views: 736

new member Mike

(I move this here as so few members go the "New Members" thread.) by mlese92 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:19 am What's up everyone? My names Mike and I am 28 years old with 0 hunting experience! However, I am picking up a gsp puppy next week so I thought this would be a good place to connect with people in...
by Sharon
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Whoa Post?
Replies: 13
Views: 383

Re: Whoa Post?

The link suggests they do , but you know a heck of a lot more than I do so .....thanks. :)
by Sharon
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Whoa Post?
Replies: 13
Views: 383

Re: Whoa Post?

by Sharon
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Squirt 7-14-2006-1-14-2021
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: Squirt 7-14-2006-1-14-2021

I'm so sorry; it hurts bad. My boy with the cancer is still fine but.......That Squirt is a beautiful dog. He had almost 15 wonderful years with you. You gave him a great life.
by Sharon
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Colorado Upland Hunt - Josey's First Hunt on Wild Birds - January 3, 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 419

Re: A Colorado Upland Hunt - Josey's First Hunt on Wild Birds - January 3, 2021

That's too bad; looks like it's back to square 2. Glad you found her.
by Sharon
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Send in your hunting dog photos!
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: Send in your hunting dog photos!

Uplander's Little Lady.jpg
Uplander's Little Lady
by Sharon
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New GDF Moderator - slistoe
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: New GDF Moderator - slistoe

Couldn't have chosen a better Mod- knowledgeable , mature and a real gentlemen. (Thanks for the kind words KC , I'll have to save that to read when I get fed up on here. :D )
by Sharon
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Welcome Tim
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Welcome Tim

So thrilled to have this new member with us. He has helped a multitude of people over the years ... training their dog, judging etc..... We're so lucky to have him here. Welcome Tim. ( I am posting this here because so few members seem to go to the "a little about you" thread unfortunately.) ..........
by Sharon
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: End of the line for me and Tubbs
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: End of the line for me and Tubbs

So hard to give up on a dog, but sometimes it is the best decision. I rescued a JRT ( have rescued many) and am pretty good at bringing such a dog around to be a good housemate/hunter. However, once after 2 years of effort, I had to put a dog down. My best efforts weren't enough. It happens; don't b...
by Sharon
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do you choose a breeder?
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: How do you choose a breeder?

I choose by reputation. I talk to people whose opinion I respect. Due to a bad experience, I never pick from a good looking magazine ad . :roll: (Give me a break, I was new at the game. )
Pedigree is important to me for about a 2 generation period only.
by Sharon
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Happy Birthday

bamanicksbd : Happy Birthday Sir. :)
by Sharon
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sportmix alert!
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: Sportmix alert!

Thanks for keeping us up to date on possible problems. Appreciate it.
by Sharon
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP puppy tips
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: GSP puppy tips

S l o w d o w n... Only 9 weeks. :) Your most important job right now is socialization.

https://drsophiayin.com/app/uploads/201 ... cklist.pdf

( 30 -45 minutes is a long enough walk right now imo)
by Sharon
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP puppy owner
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: GSP puppy owner

Welcome to the forum. You'll need 5 posts approved and then you can posts freely. If you ever need any help with your use of the forum, feel free to PM me.

(Your training concerns expressed here would get more help if posted in the "Training" thread.)
by Sharon
Mon Dec 28, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: Merry Christmas

LOl and he's saying, What????? or he's high on weed. LOL
by Sharon
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Check out this guys writing.
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: Check out this guys writing.

weimdogman wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:52 am
Hope this allowed 🙂
Check out Ryan Busse on fb. Love his stories

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Iffy, but it's Christmas! :)
by Sharon
Tue Dec 22, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Merry Christmas friends
Replies: 11
Views: 951

Re: Merry Christmas friends

Merry Christmas to you, too! Here’s the photo for those without fb. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201215/3a5783e51f19e56ca3163350e20e1680.jpg Thanks for posting a better link. We're on a 28 day complete lockdown here as of Dec 26 , :roll: so I'll be doing a lot of reading and running the dog (...
by Sharon
Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

The admin has all your concerns now. Hopefully things work out for you.
by Sharon
Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

Well you can't have everything. LOL just kidding you. Your most recent post came through with no approval YEH!!!! The administrator's assistant is working now on your PM problem. ............................................................................................................................
by Sharon
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

Fixed by the administrator's assistant. Should be fine now. Let me know if it isn't.
by Sharon
Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Pointer Breeder-MidWest
Replies: 15
Views: 987

Re: English Pointer Breeder-MidWest

LOL.... thank you.
by Sharon
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

as per your unapproved above post : I have left it unapproved so the administrator can deal with it. I emailed him just now- 4pm Tuesday.(Ontario time). I'll let you know here when I hear back from him. I'm very sorry for the hassle - only happens twice a year so don't go betting anywhere. :) You se...
by Sharon
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

granite 7

I don't know why your posts still have to be approved. I have to send an unapproved one to the administrator to get that fixed. I will do it with your next post. Say something here. Sorry.
by Sharon
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

Everything should be fine now; let me know if it isn't. You'll get lots of expert help here on getting a new dog started right.
by Sharon
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Privileges
Replies: 31
Views: 7163

Re: Privileges

It is hard to get freedom to post on here initially. Unfortunately , spammers/advertisers have caused that problem. Also don't want a brand new member abusing other members by PM right off the bat. ......has happened. I know nothing about tap a talk - still have a flip phone. :) Maybe others can hel...
by Sharon
Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: troops
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Re: troops

I hope you have a great Xmas. No visitors/outside the home family members allowed here for Christmas. Only the people in the household can be together .I'll miss my sister/brother/ foster kids. ( First family members in war started in 1776 for me. Germans(Hessians) joined up with the British to driv...
by Sharon
Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irishwhistler Obit
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Irishwhistler Obit

Other tributes to Mike can be found in "Sad news about our member Irishwhistler" in General Chat, and "Tributes to the Departed" category.
by Sharon
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sad news about our member Irishwhistler
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: Sad news about our member Irishwhistler

This is such sad news; I feel so badly about it. Mike's pictures added so much to our forum. He was a kind member and always a gentleman. Rest in peace Mike.
by Sharon
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sad news about our member Irishwhistler
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Sad news about our member Irishwhistler

by gundogguy » Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:05 am It is with a heavy heart I write this to report Mike Enright, aka Irishwhistler, passed away suddenly yesterday morning at his home in Connecticut. A fixture on this board, dog trainer, artist, photographer, retired game warden, and a true outdoor gentleman, ...
by Sharon
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: ~ CLASSIC CANADA TRIO ~ B & W
Replies: 2
Views: 585

Re: ~ CLASSIC CANADA TRIO ~ B & W

They're a beautiful bird for sure. :)
by Sharon
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes
Replies: 9
Views: 791

Re: Coyotes

"... coyotes have to live too..." NOT IF I HAVE ANYTHING TO DO ABOUT IT! Come to end of 'em yet? Last time I was chasing quail in AZ the song dog population seemed to be thriving in spite of all the animosity :wink: Sharon - what is "dog spray"? I have nothing against coyotes, either but I agree - ...
by Sharon
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes
Replies: 9
Views: 791

Re: Coyotes

Sharon: Would two coyotes be a match for one Jack Russel? He must be getting old. What Time Zone does this forum come from. It is 6am at my house 8am on the forum.....Cj Normally they wouldn't be a match, but he has cancer and is living one day at a time. That's weird about the time zone. Daylight ...
by Sharon
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes
Replies: 9
Views: 791

Re: Coyotes

That's a thought, but a pistol can only be used on a range at a gun club here in Ontario, and the incident was on city property so no firearm could be used. I'll just stay away from that area in the future.

(edited)
by Sharon
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Coyotes
Replies: 9
Views: 791

Coyotes

Had 2 coyotes try to take down my Jack Russel for brunch this week. Thankfully, I had remembered to take the dog spray. I know coyotes have to live too , but not my dog.
by Sharon
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fences and First Aid Kits
Replies: 17
Views: 1575

Re: Fences and First Aid Kits

You are definitely well prepared. :)
by Sharon
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dang only a couple of members hunt??????
Replies: 42
Views: 3213

Re: Dang only a couple of members hunt??????

There are the same number of users/guests on line at any moment (See the bottom of the main page) , but I guess they have nothing to say. Had a look at 2 other usually popular gun dog forums and they seem pretty dead too. Either most are hunting or we've got covid depression going on. :( I can't hun...
by Sharon
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Echo & I had an epic first day in the field. We are fortunate.
Replies: 8
Views: 1659

Re: Echo & I had an epic first day in the field. We are fortunate.

That link works fine. Looks like a great day! :)
by Sharon
Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Echo & I had an epic first day in the field. We are fortunate.
Replies: 8
Views: 1659

Re: Echo & I had an epic first day in the field. We are fortunate.

Couldn't get the link to work Walk 213. Perhaps you could give it another try.
by Sharon
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: pain relief
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: pain relief

My dog uses rheumacyl. Vet would know the best choice of drugs for certain kinds of pain.