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by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worried I picked the wallflower pup
Replies: 15
Views: 491

Re: Worried I picked the wallflower pup

Hey everyone looking for some advice/guidance from those more experienced than me. We are getting a puppy from the litter that a friends female had. The parents are both field tested hunt certified, hips checked etc. He asked us to pick earlier than I would have liked so we didn't get to see the pu...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogs under a truck topper
Replies: 15
Views: 556

Re: Dogs under a truck topper

I have a "Snug Top" on my Tundra and a Truck bed slide. I like the set up. If its hot I slide my back cab window open and share my AC with the dogs the same with the heater if is cold.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GPS/Tracker Recommendations
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: GPS/Tracker Recommendations

Consider searching EBay for used / reconditioned Garmin / Tri Tronics GPS collars. They wear like iron and early generations have less bells and whistles.

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by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How long to leave pup with a trainer?
Replies: 34
Views: 2872

How long to leave pup with a trainer?

I got a GSP in July and dropped her off with a trainer in August, she was right at 5 months old then. The guy still has her and is wanting to keep her through November. When I dropped her off, he told me that exceptional dogs will be ready in 2 months, some will take 4, and some never make it. The ...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gun Dog Training/Discipline/Trash Breaking Old School Style
Replies: 33
Views: 8074

Re: Gun Dog Training/Discipline/Trash Breaking Old School Style

If a guy new to pointing dogs considers all facets of electronic collars, and decides that among the many factors concerning them, he primarily just doesn't want to risk his own ignorance possibly screwing the dog up, then how exactly does he go about training a dog with old school methods with reg...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What gun dogs do you have and why?
Replies: 56
Views: 18224

Re: What gun dogs do you have and why?

I had Springer's all of my adult life until my last Springer passed. An old friend and childhood hunting buddy recommend that we try a Brittany. We did and never looked back. Great hunters, family members, and sweet dispositions. That's all I wanted.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New to training...Advise please
Replies: 6
Views: 2157

Re: New to training...Advise please

Their are some good methods out there and the other Members covered most of them. You need to find 1 you understand and stick with it. Mixing methods is a bad idea.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Just another new guy here!
Replies: 4
Views: 1307

Re: Just another new guy here!

Welcome aboard! :D
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Snake Bite
Replies: 12
Views: 3878

Re: Snake Bite

As I recall the Southern Pacific has both hemo and neuro toxins. I would think if he was hit by one of those it could have the same effect as a Green Mohave. Did the vet give him Crofab?
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon May 29, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog is yo- yoing
Replies: 17
Views: 5823

Re: Dog is yo- yoing

My own experience has been to much vocalization on my part. Once I fixed myself, I went to work on the dog. I carry a check cord hanging on my belt loop. When he comes back I give him a friendly greeting then snap on the check cord and do a five minute whoa drill. Make him stand then unsnap him and ...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon May 29, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What do you considered "Started?"
Replies: 20
Views: 6209

Re: What do you considered "Started?"

Sharon wrote:The important point when buying a dog is : what does the seller mean by started.:)
Yup.....!
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon May 29, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kennel run flooring
Replies: 10
Views: 3557

Re: Kennel run flooring

If you can, use slightly brushed concrete sloped to a gutter drained to a pea gravel bed 18" deep exposed to southern sun.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon May 29, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Seeking Brittany Help
Replies: 9
Views: 3051

Re: Seeking Brittany Help

He was 8 weeks when we got him. He does it anytime someone leaves the house or if we are outside and go to the front of the house, leaving him in the yard. I figured it was seperation anxiety, but how does one correct this? He is still a puppy so should be able to I would think? Thanks again I thin...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's the most you've spent on a dog?
Replies: 73
Views: 16687

Re: What's the most you've spent on a dog?

$1,200. For a AI, HOF pup.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best breed for beginner?
Replies: 20
Views: 6476

Re: Best breed for beginner?

berk wrote:Lab. Much easier to train.
Does it point?
by AZ Brittany Guy
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: AKC Open Derby
Replies: 12
Views: 3575

Re: AKC Open Derby

Ok!! You have a point or two towards his FC! 8 more pts and he's a field champion!....piece of cake. :)
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brittany search
Replies: 34
Views: 9749

Re: Brittany search

Thanks for the information guys, I emailed Ed Tillson and also talked to Eddie Orm........but let's please not turn this thread into an argument over personal taste in dogs. Thanks guys Ed has great dogs and so does his friend, Jessica Carlson. What are you looking for in a Britt Tony? AA competiti...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gone over to the dark side .
Replies: 9
Views: 2612

Re: Gone over to the dark side .

Enjoy!
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: AKC Open Derby
Replies: 12
Views: 3575

Re: AKC Open Derby

Way to go. That dog has style! Have fun with him!
by AZ Brittany Guy
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracker Collars
Replies: 1
Views: 643

Tracker Collars

Anybody out there work on / repair the old Tracker Maxama tracking collars?
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Friend ISO Brittany Pup
Replies: 11
Views: 2423

Re: Friend ISO Brittany Pup

Try Nick Hatchman. He is a member of this board.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 351830

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

Thanks, Nick's little double shot girl Annie is whelping 6 pips as we speak. They are by the white eared Dog in the picks.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 351830

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

Jack and Dude, divided find.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Post dogs on Point!!!!
Replies: 738
Views: 351830

Re: Post dogs on Point!!!!

MasonRidge's Ajax Rebel
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Whoa Training
Replies: 10
Views: 4176

Re: Whoa Training

Interestingly enough, Gibbons and trainers using the West method don't use the whoa command. I used the Smith whoa post method for years but have recently been using Ray's method with just a regular 1" leather collar, no pinch no pigging string.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Food Allergy
Replies: 22
Views: 6368

Re: Food Allergy

I had the same issue with one of my dogs. Spend the $$ and get the test. I found Diamond Naturals beef work well for my dog.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New to the forum from Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: New to the forum from Florida

Welcome!! You will enjoy the banter! There are some pretty knowledgeable people here. You will be able to pick them out quickly.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is going on??!
Replies: 19
Views: 5322

Re: What is going on??!

I have three teenagers right now and I believe as they grow older they become insecure and follow me where ever I go. My oldest wants access to every room I'm in. She shows no signs of pain but is experiencing muscle atrophy. I let them have the run of the house as they cause no problems.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spaying
Replies: 22
Views: 5880

Re: Spaying

Not true. I have a friend with a FC Brittany who is spayed and every one of his spayed Britts over the last 45 years were great hunters. They Hunt with their nose not their vigina.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Starting pup search.
Replies: 9
Views: 1968

Re: Starting pup search.

Yup, CR has great dogs. He is in West Texas north of Amarillo.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Wed Sep 07, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 51476

Re: Arizona quail

I guess I'm lost on this one. Scott Linden is a TV guy and most of his shows feature preserve hunting. Not every bodies cup of tea but never the less, I've never seen him HotSpot wild bird country. Would I blindly invite him to my honey holes? heck no. That goes for about 98% of you peeps This is a...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 51476

Re: Arizona quail

I think well written articles on this topic can only help a declining sport. It brings attention to sporting dogs, conservation and most of all, attracting our younger generation to the great outdoors.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 51476

Re: Arizona quail

Ok...I was referring to AZ and every community depends on more than one business to servive.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Arizona quail
Replies: 107
Views: 51476

Re: Arizona quail

Scott, Let's see now, you make a living giving up the hot spots of where to hunt or fish and I insulted everyone? I was exposing folks to what you really are. I stand firmly on what I said in my first post. Buzz off! Reba, If shooting a bird for your freezer is more important and more fun than hunt...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Aug 15, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My dog result of inbreeding
Replies: 66
Views: 14916

Re: My dog result of inbreeding

From what I've been able to determine, American Brittanys go back to a handful of foundation dogs. That is not to say that our breeding hasn't experienced some unidentified "outcrossing" along the way.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Aug 15, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: vomits while eating
Replies: 18
Views: 5919

Re: vomits while eating

I've had similar problems. I noticed you said "one" of my dogs. Do they eat together? Feeling competition and rushing? Do they eat in separate areas? Put her feed in a large shallow pan. I just spread the feed out on my concrete dog run floor.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat Aug 13, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: How's the weather where you are ? Political thread break
Replies: 22
Views: 7760

Re: How's the weather where you are ? Political thread break

A very good monsoon this year in AZ. I probably shouldn't say this but southeastern Arizona should have a good Mearns season. Feels like Florida! Dang Guy why would you tell people that?!!! Hahaha I am getting excited about our Mearns season with all of the rain the southern part of our state has b...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: How's the weather where you are ? Political thread break
Replies: 22
Views: 7760

Re: How's the weather where you are ? Political thread break

A very good monsoon this year in AZ. I probably shouldn't say this but southeastern Arizona should have a good Mearns season. Feels like Florida!
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu Aug 04, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Food Question?
Replies: 26
Views: 8334

Re: Puppy Food Question?

How much of puppy feed is just marketing and how much is really beneficial?
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Internet Vids
Replies: 17
Views: 6418

Re: Internet Vids

Over the years I have become less interested in heel. Now days I focus on "go with me / come to me" on a check cord. However, when we get into "sled dog" mode, reversing direction is the cure.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Mon Jul 04, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Stud Puppy Pick
Replies: 2
Views: 1056

Re: Stud Puppy Pick

Nice job with those pups.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pigeons
Replies: 0
Views: 636

Pigeons

I have an old male pigeon that appears to have a growth, fungus, or infection under his lower beak . Any of our pigeon people have any idea what it is and what I need to treat it with?

I haven't learned how to resize photos on my Galaxy, sorry.
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu May 26, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Trial Question
Replies: 51
Views: 11949

Re: Field Trial Question

And there lies one of the problems of trials or conformation exhibits. There are things to be judged but there also need to be rules such as this example so it is always black and white. You can not judge something you haven't seen, simple as that. From what I have seen a good handler will pick up ...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat May 21, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Dog Food
Replies: 295
Views: 196524

Re: Dog Food

I've been using the Diamond Puppy (purple bag) for the last 2mos or so. My 5 mos GSP looks and acts great (coat, energy, etc.) but after I switched to it, I've noticed some of her BM's are loose and she gases everyone out when she's in the house. Anyone else had these problems? I've thought about a...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat May 21, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Dog Food
Replies: 295
Views: 196524

Re: Dog Food

Loyall Professional
by AZ Brittany Guy
Fri May 20, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Trial Question
Replies: 51
Views: 11949

Re: Field Trial Question

I don't think you'll find many judge's that will carry a dog after it makes a mistake. But if what we are looking for the best dog, then you simply can't pick up a dog for say happy feet. The dog should always be given the chance to redeem itself. problem is that all dog's have a flaw here and ther...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Thu May 19, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Trial Question
Replies: 51
Views: 11949

Re: Field Trial Question

not to change the subject I hope : Also confusing to me when a dog points , the bird is seen leaving before I get there , and the dog relocates herself. This is what I want when hunting, but I've found in trials that the dog is suppose to keep pointing the spot where the bird has long gone , until ...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Wed May 18, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Trial Question
Replies: 51
Views: 11949

Re: Field Trial Question

Same thing happened to me in a A.F. shooting dog trial . The dog brought the bird to me. The judge felt the bird and said it was warm, so it was counted against my dog as "jumping" a bird, and I had to pick her up. Seemed right to me. (She'd never done this before, but dogs like to do unexpected th...
by AZ Brittany Guy
Sat May 07, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Birds & Bird Supplies
Topic: looking for pigeons in AZ
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Re: looking for pigeons in AZ

Check with KNine, she has access to pigeons, quail, chuckars and pheasant. She is on this forum, you can PM her. She is down the road in Coolidge.