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by MTO4Life
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Off season
Replies: 19
Views: 3252

Re: Brittany getting agressive.... Help!

PM me Terrym. I have a dog like that and it is mostly a posturing thing that I learned to watch for. Good dog, but I know how to read him now.... Im with Winchey in that I have a hard time believing the dog knows the age of the dogs it . I suspect it is a posturing issue you are not noticing. Fixing...
by MTO4Life
Thu May 31, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Feeding A Brittany
Replies: 7
Views: 2411

Re: Feeding A Brittany

I have 3 britts with two of them on adult food. I feed Acana Sport and Agility. My girl gets 1 3/4 to 2 cups per day depending on activity. Shes 19.5 or 20" and weighs 36lbs. My little guy is about 18.5 or so inches and weighs 32 lbs. He only gets between 11/4 to 1 1/2 cups depending on activity. If...
by MTO4Life
Wed May 30, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Birddog and Field Trial Participation?
Replies: 108
Views: 14112

Re: Birddog and Field Trial Participation?

Sorry I didn't include Brittanys.... Or pointers..... I bust his balls because he doesn't try to find the answer for anything... Just starts a new thread and asks the same question that has been asked within the week. It gets pretty old. There are also some other things..... Don't want to make it a...
by MTO4Life
Wed May 30, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Birddog and Field Trial Participation?
Replies: 108
Views: 14112

Re: Birddog and Field Trial Participation?

when you talk about retrieving and AKC you have not read the requirements for a FC or AFC... Retrieving points are a must. I believe I have over 10 retrieving points on my dog alone, love to retrieve birds. I think a lot of.people would rather run in a retrieving stake because they like to reward t...
by MTO4Life
Sat Sep 24, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Things are looking up!!
Replies: 0
Views: 419

Things are looking up!!

Hi All, I just wanted to shout out about my girl Jasmine. This weekend, we are at the Pennsylvania Brittany Club walking trial. Well, I'm hoping she has turned a corner to get things done as she placed 2rd in the OLGD 1 hour stake yesterday. She finished the hour with 3 finds and 4 stop to flushes. ...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How many puppies???
Replies: 102
Views: 13290

Re: How many puppies???

Her last litter was 7 pups (5 girls, 2 boys), not sure how many were in the litter she came out of though. Her temperature is all over the place. I bought a new 10 second digital thermometer for this. Sunday & Monday her temp was between 100 and 100.3. Tuesday morning it read 98.8, last night it wa...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest & the winner is
Replies: 136
Views: 19025

Re: Sign Up Sheet for Doc's Giveaway Contest

Very generous. Count me in!
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events
Replies: 6
Views: 1095

Re: Events

I know the Hudson valley Brittany Club holds a trial in the fall that has a 'hunting dog' stake. Judging stops at the flush. The trail is open to all pointing breeds. I believe they have hosted their trial already (usually beginning of september). They also hold all regular stakes with many walking ...
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New to forum looking for experienced knowledge
Replies: 8
Views: 2375

Re: New to forum looking for experienced knowledge

I know a guy in Pembroke, ON that has exceptional GSP's. I belonged tothe pointing dog club he belongs to before I moved to Barrie, ON. He is heavy into competing in NAVHDA and field tests. His GSP's are already UT in NAVHDA and may have already finished thier FDX in ONtario now (same as MH in the U...
by MTO4Life
Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: k-9 Kondo
Replies: 17
Views: 3880

Re: k-9 Kondo

Have 3 and LOVE them. I need to buy heaters for them. Anyone have the Hound heaters? Pros, cons, FYI feedback on them? http://www.k-9kondo.com/products/Hound-Heater-Pet-House-Furnace%2C-110-Volt.html I use the Hound Heater up here in Canada. Works great. Keeps the dog house warm for the dogs. I kee...
by MTO4Life
Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Small Brittany brag
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Small Brittany brag

Just thought I'd show out tonight about how my little guy (Gunner) did this weekend. I have him south with my training this fall to get some polishing for hunting. He told me that he has done very well and wanted to run him in a few trials. I agreed to that. He ran at the Michigan Brittany club tria...
by MTO4Life
Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Upland boots
Replies: 31
Views: 4426

Re: Upland boots

These are the best I have ever owned by far. Cabela's"Perfekt™" 10" Hunter Boots by Meindl http://www.cabelas.com/product/Footwear/Mens-Footwear/Mens-Hunting-Boots/Mens-Insulated-Hunting-Boots%7C/pc/104797980/c/104747580/sc/104826780/i/104841180/CabelasPerfekt8482-1034-Hunter-Boots-by-Meindl/748348...
by MTO4Life
Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Timberwolves - good or evil?
Replies: 71
Views: 10686

Re: Timberwolves - good or evil?

Anything is possible with wildlife. Close to two years ago now, a woman was killed in Nova Scotia by two coyotes after being attacked by them. Granted, she died later in the hospital, but regardless, it was tragic and was caused by coyotes. While they aren't as big as wolves, they are capable of doi...
by MTO4Life
Tue Jun 21, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: 38-17 what do you think?
Replies: 19
Views: 4738

Re: 38-17 what do you think?

I'm on the Acana Sport and Agility for my dogs (same maker as Orijen i believe) and it is a 32/24 i think (off the top of my head). Dogs seem to be doing very well as they are active. Was on pro plan performance, but my one dog had an issue with it, so I switched. So far the Acana is working for me,...
by MTO4Life
Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Canadian conformation question
Replies: 7
Views: 873

Re: Canadian conformation question

Thanks Sharon!
by MTO4Life
Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Canadian conformation question
Replies: 7
Views: 873

Canadian conformation question

I have a question for anyone who does any conformation showing in Canada. Is there a website out there that will show me the entries by breed for the previous year's show? I'm trying to get the last few points on my girl, but don't want to be the only Brittany there as I get nothing for it! thanks.
by MTO4Life
Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Did it again
Replies: 8
Views: 710

Re: Did it again

Where can I buy one? (Wife like that I mean!!) I could use another dog....
by MTO4Life
Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 12 weeks old-Maxwell Blew By You x K Nine Guns and Roses
Replies: 32
Views: 7521

Re: 12 weeks old-Maxwell Blew By You x K Nine Guns and Roses

AWESOME!! I would be very proud as well. I don't know the stud (other than by reputation) and I don't know the dam, but I do know a K-Nine dog here in Canada that is absolutely BEAUTIFUL on point. Arlette does produce great dogs, and this is proof of a fine breeding. You should be proud of this pup ...
by MTO4Life
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: WHAT TITLE SHOULD I WORK ON NEXT? update..
Replies: 48
Views: 8989

Re: WHAT TITLE SHOULD I WORK ON NEXT?

[quote="slistoeIf folks in those Eastern clubs want to compete with their dogs they should darn well organize a Field TRIAL and COMPETE![/quote] Oh, that would be what I'm waiting for. FOr some reason, clubs in the east don't want to have one. I know that there was a club in Quebec that had a field ...
by MTO4Life
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog won't go in kennel run
Replies: 17
Views: 2256

Re: Dog won't go in kennel run

My girl won't go in her kennel, however when at the trainer, will do it in his kennel. I'm guessing it is because she lives there so has no choice, whereas here at home, she will be let out and stays in the house... my little guy can't wait to pee and poo in his run. I've seen him hold it running ar...
by MTO4Life
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hard headed dogs?
Replies: 44
Views: 6358

Re: Hard headed dogs?

I know this is a legitimate topic, but one one britt is literally 'hard headed'. I have clocked him at an honest 30 mph full out running, and I watched him run head first into a truck hitch at full steam. Caught is right between the eyes and it floored him. I was pretty sure he gave up the ghost rig...
by MTO4Life
Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Possibly Getting out ? Updated !!!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 6290

Re: Possibly Getting out ?

Too bad to hear you are toying with the idea of getting out of it! Either way, all the best with your decision...
by MTO4Life
Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My first litter
Replies: 19
Views: 4626

Re: My first litter

If I may can I ask a question? How pregnant did your female look before the birth? I have a young GSP that I don't think is bred but if she is its a small litter (possible single). She doesn't look "pregnant" but has chubbed up a little. I know the easy way to find out would be to x-ray her but I'm...
by MTO4Life
Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My first litter
Replies: 19
Views: 4626

Re: My first litter

I have sad news. Ryley, the pup, passed away this morning at two weeks of age. We aren't sure what happened, but she just started fading, and then quit eating. She then stabilized, but started to decline again. The vet tried everything, IV drips, oxygen etc, but the poor soul couldn't hang on. I'm s...
by MTO4Life
Mon May 23, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My first litter
Replies: 19
Views: 4626

Re: My first litter

Beautiful puppy...was she born bobbed or is that the angle of the picture? No, she has a tail, just the angle of the picture! oh how adorable..are you keeping the pup? also you should name her STAR :D ...ruth I'm not keeping the puppy. I had a few buyers for this proposed litter, and since this is ...
by MTO4Life
Mon May 23, 2011 7:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My first litter
Replies: 19
Views: 4626

Re: My first litter

Congrats - cute pup. :) :?: Is it common for dogs to whelp just a single pup? I have never bred dogs, just assumed there were always multiple dogs in a litter. Do you still call it a litter when it is just one? Just curious -- trying to learn what I can -- Thanks. It was her first litter, and somet...
by MTO4Life
Sun May 22, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My first litter
Replies: 19
Views: 4626

My first litter

Hi All, I'm a hppy guy today as my girl Jasmine just had her first puppy last night. It was a big litter of one!! She is doing well and her little girl is doing very well also! It is my first litter so I'm pretty excited. I bred her to DC Wild Mtn's Shake Ya Tailfeather (Brian & Helen Riggle) who ha...
by MTO4Life
Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: to send to the trainers or not to send to the trainers
Replies: 8
Views: 1673

Re: to send to the trainers or not to send to the trainers

I have sent both my dogs to the trainers and they always respond to me, no problem. Not sure if it is that way for all dogs, but it was for both of mine.
by MTO4Life
Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What Dog Food and Why?
Replies: 113
Views: 15928

Re: What Dog Food and Why?

I was using Purina Pro Plan Performance. My dogs did exceptionally well other than I finally figured out that my girl was getting ear infections from it. One forum member recommended Acana. I am currently using Acana Grasslands and they are doing well on it. It IS expensive, but I'll use it a few mo...
by MTO4Life
Wed Dec 22, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Field trial award.
Replies: 5
Views: 1207

Re: Field trial award.

Wow, that's a great accomplishment. Congratulations!
by MTO4Life
Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: A finish to the fall FT season the same way we started !!
Replies: 7
Views: 1177

Re: A finish to the fall FT season the same way we started !!

Congrats Rob, that's great news! I really wanted to get to that trial, but it just wasn't in the cards for me this year. That was where i finished off Jasmine's juvi career with a win in the open derby, and I'm pretty sure against 11 other dogs. All the best with the adult stakes now. They can be re...
by MTO4Life
Mon Nov 15, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: To insulate or not to insulate, that is the ???
Replies: 24
Views: 5477

Re: To insulate or not to insulate, that is the ???

.. I spend that kinda coin on a box, I'm going to make sure it shine's like a diamond in a goats arse... cause that's how I roll" 8) I was drinking water when I read this and almost had it come out my nose I laughed so hard at that line! I'm going to have to remember it for one of those times I nee...
by MTO4Life
Sat Oct 30, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Heating dog house
Replies: 8
Views: 2973

Re: Heating dog house

I use a hound heater to heat two houses (it is between the two). Works fine for my houses.
by MTO4Life
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Woodcock numbers
Replies: 11
Views: 2450

Woodcock numbers

Hi Folks, I thought I'd just check in with folks on the woodcock numbers this year. I have seen more woodcock in two hunts this year, then I have seen in the last 5 years total. I saw one my first hunt (I had no dog then) and had 5 contacts yesterday (as well as 5 grouse contacts). I know it all dep...
by MTO4Life
Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:41 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog food and ear infections
Replies: 6
Views: 1882

Re: Dog food and ear infections

Ummm.....I would think that it could VERY well be food related since she hasn't any ear issues when she is with her trainer :roll: FYI...the dog goes from PP to Enhance Professional Athlete when she is with the trainer which is a 31/22.....compare ingredient lists Travis and maybe you will find the...
by MTO4Life
Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog food and ear infections
Replies: 6
Views: 1882

Re: Dog food and ear infections

She rarely swims. She will in the summer, but she has never got an infection from this as I monitor it and keep it clean and dry after the swim. It can be spring or fall, and once she is home, it is almost guaranteed to start about a month later. I may try her on a different food to see if it could ...
by MTO4Life
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog food and ear infections
Replies: 6
Views: 1882

Dog food and ear infections

Quick question to see if anyone has information on this. Can a dog be prone to ear infections from the food they eat? My bitch seems to get one no matter how diligent I am with keeping her ears clean. I feed her Purina Pro Plan-Performance. My other dog is fine, with no issues. When I send her to th...
by MTO4Life
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: My dog urinating too much
Replies: 4
Views: 661

Re: My dog urinating too much

Is she coming into heat? Just before girl goes into heat, she will do that (maybe a week leading up to it). Then, it's back to normal until the next heat rolls around. The vet told me that this isn't unusual. This is just what I've observed with my dog. I definately wouldn't rule out an UTI, that is...
by MTO4Life
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Small win, BIG milestone !!
Replies: 11
Views: 1947

Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Congrats on the placement Rob! Makes is worthwhile when the dogs can wear the blue!

Enjoy the bird hunting this fall, and I may see you at the CVVC trial in december if I can swing it.

Travis
by MTO4Life
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Letting off some steam.
Replies: 52
Views: 9829

Re: Letting off some steam.

You and your dog have been assaulted. Threatening to batter is assault. Definitely report the human and dog to the cops to start a paper trail so that if it gets out of hand, the cops know what is going on. Do you have a copy of your local laws. Some people don't understand the financial and legal ...
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Gunner
Replies: 44
Views: 20612

Re: Gunner

Greg, that is aweful and my condolences to you and your family. May he be resting in peace in the grandest bird field of them all... my thoughts and prayers are with you.
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: a pat on the back!
Replies: 5
Views: 987

Re: a pat on the back!

That's fantastic news! I hope the placements keep coming for you! :D
by MTO4Life
Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hudson Valley Brittany Club Trial 9/4-5 in Oxford, NY ??
Replies: 16
Views: 3777

Re: Hudson Valley Brittany Club Trial 9/4-5 in Oxford, NY ??

Wow, now that I see your pic in your profile, I recognize you from this past weekend at HVBC trial. I was there with a couple of friends (from Canada) running my girl in the open gun dog. They are definately fantastic grounds to run, and I hope the blue ribbon will keep you rolling! I picked up my ...
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hudson Valley Brittany Club Trial 9/4-5 in Oxford, NY ??
Replies: 16
Views: 3777

Re: Hudson Valley Brittany Club Trial 9/4-5 in Oxford, NY ??

Wow, now that I see your pic in your profile, I recognize you from this past weekend at HVBC trial. I was there with a couple of friends (from Canada) running my girl in the open gun dog. They are definately fantastic grounds to run, and I hope the blue ribbon will keep you rolling! I picked up my f...
by MTO4Life
Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Show Brag
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

Re: Show Brag

Thanks all. I was definately nervous as I hadn't shown in a year and a half. However, I figured I just get out there and do it. It payed of big and we'll see if we can finish her. I'd rather be running her in trials, and more importantly, I'd rather be hunting her, but in the summer, fun with the do...
by MTO4Life
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Show Brag
Replies: 10
Views: 2366

Show Brag

Hi All, I'm pretty new to showing dogs, so I thought I'd pass along my brag from this weekend. I entered my dog in a bunch of shows this weekend past (3 all breed shows and 3 specialties) and am pretty proud of my girl. On the friday, we took Reserve Winners Bitch in the all breed show, and then too...
by MTO4Life
Sat Jun 12, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Defect dog strikes again! (In Canada)
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Defect dog strikes again! (In Canada)

Well, my little guy did it again. Since bringing my dogs home to Canada after some FT's in the U.S., I decided to do some field tests (hunt tests) up here. I registered Gunner in my pointing dog club's tests last weekend and he had a slow start with an 81/100 with some range issues and not wanting t...
by MTO4Life
Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Raw bones or cooked bones?
Replies: 32
Views: 4929

Re: Raw bones or cooked bones?

If you have an abattoir in your area, there will be bones there and the owner will most likely gladly be willing to acomodate. Just a thought...
by MTO4Life
Sun May 30, 2010 3:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: broke nail
Replies: 2
Views: 376

broke nail

Hi Folks, this may sound like a stupid question, but I'll ask it anyway. My dog has a broken nail (not totally broken, just split I guess). It has been this way for a bit. I want to make sure it doesn't keep splitting. Can I put a dab of superglue on it to let it stay together until it grows out? Th...
by MTO4Life
Tue May 25, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Different breeds, which run biggest? smallest?
Replies: 31
Views: 5459

Re: Different breeds, which run biggest? smallest?

I am pretty much looking to know how britts compare in how big they run compared to vizslas as I'm running a vizsla trial next weekend, but also, as far as pointing breeds go, how would you rank the biggest running breeds down to the smallest running breeds? Hey nowicki, I ran my britt in a viszla ...