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by Petra
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:55 am
Forum: Training
Topic: over training
Replies: 13
Views: 4366

Re: over training

After his Utility test all training stopped. I never used traps, only the trainer, and never after he was tested, I am only out hunting now, and yes they were used incorrectly , My BIGGEST mistake was not stopping what was happening and take him somewhere else sooner. When that was done all of the m...
by Petra
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: over training
Replies: 13
Views: 4366

Re: over training

Ms cage,

You should tell the person who trained him that.
My part was only the force fetch process.
by Petra
Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: over training
Replies: 13
Views: 4366

Re: over training

So, Ezzy , a lot of pen raised planted birds and birds in traps will not educate a dog that he is able to get that close to a bird :?:
by Petra
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: over training
Replies: 13
Views: 4366

over training

Has anyone else experienced having a pup with all the natural instincts, being told by the breeder what a great pup I have (of coarse) and could be a stud dog in the future but needed to have all the titles first. So, off we went trusting this person that he knew best. To shorten this story he achie...
by Petra
Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:06 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: blood in urine
Replies: 7
Views: 2794

Re: blood in urine

The ultrasound showed a fluid area in the prostate, more then likely an abscess/cyst, and with the other dogs not having a tumor it would likely be an infection, I just did not want him on and off antibiotics for this the rest of his life and neutering him would stop it by 99.99% . They did culture ...
by Petra
Thu Apr 02, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: blood in urine
Replies: 7
Views: 2794

Re: blood in urine

He is also on antibiotics and the blood went away after a few days meaning it is more likely an abscess. Will only know if it comes back after the neuter would definately be the tumor. I opted for the neuter because his sire had prblems and was neutered and a dog in the line that has the same grandf...
by Petra
Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: blood in urine
Replies: 7
Views: 2794

blood in urine

Noticed drops of urine on the floor and the next day noticed blood in it, so I took my intact male to the vet. and did an ultra sound and noticed a spot that would be an abcess or a tumor. After alot of discussion I have decided to neuter him (just dropped him off) and not to do the needle biopsy al...
by Petra
Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Safe distance from gunfire for Pup
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Re: Safe distance from gunfire for Pup

the statement "at the preserve...BUT" It is a murphy's law, this was not a gun intro question, My question is why not? IF an owner does not have the experience and resources, the money spent with a trainer with experience with different breeds and can read dogs is worth every cent. Remember, to fix ...
by Petra
Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Question for Hunters
Replies: 6
Views: 1741

Re: Question for Hunters

Where I hunt in N.D. the farmers after harvest charge 150.00 a day per gun. I do not know how much acerage that gives access to. As property owners we do not own the wildlife on it , they are considered a public trust. The states mandate the hunting reg. i.e. limits and possession. If a person start...
by Petra
Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: No Women in the Field?
Replies: 33
Views: 13716

Re: No Women in the Field?

https://www.uglydoghunting.com/sale_clothing.php They have a few sizes left for sale in women's brush pants, dogs unlimited has the same price on women's Filson chaps that I paid 7 years ago, my jacket is LL bean and vest is columbia, both for women and not more expensive than the mens. They are all...
by Petra
Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: No Women in the Field?
Replies: 33
Views: 13716

Re: No Women in the Field?

There are some on e bay, mine that are jeans and briar cloth are not made anymore, I will have to wear my chaps (filson has a good price and cut for women)
more. Good luck. Let us know if you find a good company and price.
by Petra
Sun Oct 26, 2014 4:12 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: North Dakota
Replies: 5
Views: 1517

Re: North Dakota

I was hunting with another woman. It was very warm when I was there. She has 9 dogs and we split the days into 3 parts and switched up dogs and what we were hunting if any chance of waterfowl we had to have steel only on us. The birds were from 4 outings, 2 persons, two separate days with Riley. The...
by Petra
Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: North Dakota
Replies: 5
Views: 1517

Re: North Dakota

we were in a little ways from the SE corner most of the corn there should be out by the end of the weekend or first of next week driving back east to MN there were areas that still had 100% corn and no sign of a harvest yet. There are a lot of birds , Geese and Ducks just starting to come in, just n...
by Petra
Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: North Dakota
Replies: 5
Views: 1517

North Dakota

I went to N Dakota the afternoon of Oct. 20 to morning of Oct.24, Molly my rescue got her first wild pheasant. (the white dog) She worked great went on point the bird flushed shot it. It was still flapping she took off so hard through the fence and had to sit and spin to grab the bird, picked it up ...
by Petra
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Right time to spay my Brittany
Replies: 40
Views: 12021

Re: Right time to spay my Brittany

When my female had her first acl tear I did my research and read an article done by a vet at the MN vet school that noticed an increase in hip displasia with the increase in early spay and neutering but found a larger increase in ACL tears due to what dog dr mentioned was the increase in the long bo...
by Petra
Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pad Injury
Replies: 8
Views: 1504

Pad Injury

The injury is wide not deep. NuSkin and super glue does not work because of the width of the injury. It is not bleeding. How do I help it to heal?
Not infected,luckily. Suggestions, please.
Thanks
by Petra
Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: UT test
Replies: 10
Views: 2264

Re: UT test

What a fun and great day you two had, have a great hunting season. Toni
by Petra
Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:09 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: UT test
Replies: 10
Views: 2264

Re: UT test

Dustin, That is great!!!!!, Toni
by Petra
Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:04 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Other leg with a torn ACL
Replies: 26
Views: 6720

Re: Other leg with a torn ACL

My GSP had the TTA for her first knee with great success and the second did the tightrope at 1/3 the cost with great success, the vet only does the tightrope and does a lot of them. Worth asking about, different surgeries are better for different injuries, partial or full meniscus tears and partial ...
by Petra
Sun May 19, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I was told NO
Replies: 25
Views: 4886

Re: I was told NO

I am a little surprised at the one post that the dog was left intact . Usually the rescues and the H. societies as soon as an animal crosses the threshold it is on the operating table no matter what the age. Well the local Humane S. has a GWP that was surrender with positive Lyme test that they are ...
by Petra
Sat May 18, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I was told NO
Replies: 25
Views: 4886

I was told NO

I want to know what others think of the response that I received when I applied to adopt a young female GWP (who is spayed). Some of you may have read my tribute to Petra 3 weeks ago after she lost her battle with cancer. Both Riley and I would love a new addition, I do not have enough time for a pu...
by Petra
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Said Good-Bye Too Soon
Replies: 8
Views: 3110

Said Good-Bye Too Soon

I said good-bye to Petra this morning, she was the pup that came with a heart on her side to help heal my heart after Cleo died. She was only 7 , "bleep" cancer. She taught me more than I ever taught her. The surprise today was Riley. He greeted the very kind and gentle Vet. that came to the house w...
by Petra
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud Dog
Replies: 11
Views: 1787

Re: Stud Dog

Thanks for the responses, they have confirmed what I thought, he would only be used if it were to the right female and had deposits on pups, a friend of mine is still trying to get homes for 3 males that are now 10 mo old. So, he may never get to do his stuff. The comment was from an experienced bre...
by Petra
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud Dog
Replies: 11
Views: 1787

Stud Dog

I would like some information from breeders with experience before I neuter my male. I have been trying to do all the right things to make a decision weather to keep my male intact to be used as a stud dog. i.e.. health checks, field trials, beauty contest(international), mentally stable dog, now I ...
by Petra
Wed Sep 12, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -
Replies: 41
Views: 9106

Re: My Dog just diagnosed with Cancer -

This story breaks my heart, that was quick. I feel fortunate that I hopefully will have the 4 mo. that my vet gave me on my GSP Petra , 7 years old, I have discussed her ACL surgeries on this forum. Monday found out about her cancer . She was my fix my heart dog when my 9yr old GSP died in my arms o...
by Petra
Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flies!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: Flies!!!

Try Pine sol, I learned about it by going to a forum on getting rid of the smell and odors in barns and learned that it also controls flies. A kennel owner used the lemon and said her fly traps went from full everyday to just a few flies each day.
by Petra
Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: 2nd Knee Gone Bad
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Re: 2nd Knee Gone Bad

My older dog had her first Knee done at one and half and was the TTA, after 3 years (thought that she was going to be one of the few to only have one) the other went and had the tightrope surg. done, she is doing great. She can get sore if I allow her to be in the field too long, she would cripple h...
by Petra
Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue weimaraners
Replies: 95
Views: 12812

Re: Blue weimaraners

"Yes, the Long hair coats are fully accepted in UKC, but blue is still an eliminating fault. An eliminating fault in UKC means the dog can still be registered but it will not be awarded in conformation. A disqualifying fault in UKC means the dog cannot be registered, thus UKC stands behind the fault...
by Petra
Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Blue weimaraners
Replies: 95
Views: 12812

Re: Blue weimaraners

Quinton, ultracarry makes some very good points, a few other things to consider before you breed your dog, health checks? at least Hips at a min., A saying some breeders have is "What does this dog have, that all the other dogs in that breed don't have, that it should be bred?" Will you be getting d...
by Petra
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Black GSP/DK vs the Hybred American GSP
Replies: 77
Views: 23059

Re: Black GSP/DK vs the Hybred American GSP

Probably the best condensed history of the GSP that I have read is by Gary Hutchison , on his West Wind Kennel Web Page.
by Petra
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: JH Vs NA...
Replies: 32
Views: 4522

Re: JH Vs NA...

I agree that the NA is a little more involved than the JH, but the master hunt (AKC) and the utility test (NAVHDA) both take a lot of training, two very different tests, the dog in my avatar was introduced to birds and guns at 8 weeks , he is 9 weeks in the picture, a good representation of my shoot...
by Petra
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color
Replies: 112
Views: 15629

Re: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color

I was redirected to the post by IVRGSP, those dogs are mutts with bodies that look like a GSP with a docked tail, and there is a gene that can be detected in the color coat which is the e gene that only the EP and lab has not the GSP. This is off topic ,sorry. The only people that will deny that tho...
by Petra
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color
Replies: 112
Views: 15629

Re: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color

I think AHGSP, has probably the most plausible answer to my question, and anyone that thinks black would take over just needs to go to game fair in MN , you will see every Lab in Minnesota and surrounding states there, and at least 75% + are yellow, can anyone say recessive gene. Anyway the question...
by Petra
Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color
Replies: 112
Views: 15629

Re: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color

I have read this post and the question that I have , WHY did the founders of the breed club not allow the color black? All sorts of speculation, lack of knowledge of genes thinking the black would breed out the liver? Some other reason or possibly just personal , just did not like black, what was th...
by Petra
Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flea/Tick Preventative
Replies: 39
Views: 6556

Re: Flea/Tick Preventative

Being in health care myself, I understand the premise, did not think of it like that, (obviously), thanks
by Petra
Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flea/Tick Preventative
Replies: 39
Views: 6556

Re: Flea/Tick Preventative

I use the Frontline (NOT THE PLUS) I give half a container on each dog and as it dries apply another half, I forgot to do the second one last month and have had no ticks and have seen only one dead in a sleeping area. Not worried about fleas so the plus that gets into the blood is not needed. Maybe ...
by Petra
Tue May 10, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Tight Rope Surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 2217

Re: Tight Rope Surgery

My 5year old GSP had the TTA on her first knee at 1 and half and had the tight rope surg. last year, both knees doing well, same recovery time, would of done the tight rope the first time , I watched the second surgery being done, I like the fact that the bones were not cut, she seemed to have less ...
by Petra
Fri Jul 30, 2010 5:17 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Partial ACL Tear - 7 mo old GSP pup - Question.
Replies: 29
Views: 8095

Re: Partial ACL Tear - 7 mo old GSP pup - Question.

My older dog is at the 8th week of her 2nd ACL SURGERY, two different knees, two diff. surgeries, and two diff.surgeons, I would recommend both, her first ACL surgery is in a latter post with the whole exp. contact me if you would like names and more info., with such a young dog, I definitely agree ...
by Petra
Fri May 14, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flea and Tick preventative
Replies: 31
Views: 7355

Re: Flea and Tick preventative

the ingredient in the plus kills the stage of the flea that bites for the blood that is why it has to get into the blood to be effective, if a dog is healthy and kept clean there should not be a problem with fleas. It is the ticks that I worry about with the diseases and possible death caused by wha...
by Petra
Fri Apr 09, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: ACL surgery
Replies: 51
Views: 13972

Re: ACL surgery

three weeks post tightrope surgery, she did get the localized infection, I would of done things diff. with the antibi. knowing what I know now. She is progressing faster with this surgery than with the TTA but the knees were diff. also. anyone with questions, feel free to send message and I will con...
by Petra
Fri Apr 09, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flea and Tick preventative
Replies: 31
Views: 7355

Re: Flea and Tick preventative

I have been doing alot of reading on flea and tick control, I am going to use frontline spot on, a web site cheapfrontline.com, sells the ingredient for alot less, I will be continueing to do my research, and will let you know if I find anything to know and the web site.
by Petra
Sat Mar 06, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: ACL surgery
Replies: 51
Views: 13972

Re: ACL surgery

:( petra is now having her left knee done with the tight rope tech, how are dogs doing with two knees done and anyone have exp. with this surgery on their dog?[img]
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by Petra
Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:54 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Master Hunter
Replies: 13
Views: 2160

Re: New Master Hunter

WOW !!!! Howie I did not know Congragulations!!!!
by Petra
Thu May 14, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel Slander
Replies: 10
Views: 1099

Re: Kennel Slander

I was so irratated at this person, this is a personal attack, being done at what is important to me, just when I thought it was gone, it keeps coming back, THANK YOU ALL for the great advice it puts me back into reality and takes the emotion out of it. :)
by Petra
Mon May 11, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel Slander
Replies: 10
Views: 1099

Kennel Slander

To kennel owners and breeders: What action if any would you take if you found out someone was slandering your dogs? Do you need some form of proof to take any legal action? This is why a friend and I are going to try and form a new reg. that would have more info. about the dog, and with DNA. ie. if ...
by Petra
Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Ear Infection
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Ear Infection

I took my dogs to the vet to be tested for heartworm, and I was told that my new pup had an ear infection, knowing that water in the ear is the usual culprit, I couldn't understand where he was getting the water in his ears, than it came to me. Isn't he coming along well I'm so proud. http://i542.ph...
by Petra
Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Ruptured Cruciate Ligament
Replies: 4
Views: 557

Re: Ruptured Cruciate Ligament

sorry to hear about your dog, markerdown just went trough another ,lukesguide and I have gone throughit with our dogs, my post ACL is probably a few pages back there is alot of info there. if you would like to talk with me, PM me and I will give you me number. GOOD LUCK
by Petra
Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Contracts
Replies: 43
Views: 15094

Re: Puppy Contracts

Interesting replies, didn't think it would be an issue that would elicate an emotional response. The buyers that I asked how they felt about a contract did not have a problem with them, felt it showed a level of concern for their dogs, promoted a discussion, usual health guar., some had agreement to...
by Petra
Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Contracts
Replies: 43
Views: 15094

Puppy Contracts

question for the breeders, why do you have puppy contracts or why do you not have contracts? What do you put in them? ie. incentives to do testing, first right of refusal for change of ownership, health guarantees, etc... anything else important? with the health guarantees, what are the issues that ...
by Petra
Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:34 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Question about spaying
Replies: 19
Views: 4042

Re: Question about spaying

I used the term nueter to cover both sexs , , Yes. We should be able. To handle a little incon. .not knowing exoerience of someone, comments are for. Considerations, I. Have seen dogs go through sheetrock to get to a female. The post by dogdr was not posted as I was. GOOD. POST, WELL SAID.. Thank yo...