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by SubMariner
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Events
Topic: FUN/TRAINING DAY - Umatilla FL - Feb 25, 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 649

FUN/TRAINING DAY - Umatilla FL - Feb 25, 2017

The Central Florida GSP Club is holding a Fun/Training Day in Umatilla FL on Feb 25/17. Registration closes Feb 22nd or earlier if numbers are reached. This is a great opportunity to come out & work with your dog! Any pointing breed dog, any experience level. We have training seminars, hunting dog ...
by SubMariner
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Walking FT: Jan 27-29, 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 813

CFGSPC Walking FT: Jan 27-29, 2017

This is our LAST field trial of the Season! Come run your dog on some great grounds in Umatilla, FL. When: Jan 27-29, 2017 Where: Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery, Umatilla FL Please contact the Field Trial Secretary, Deanna Donohue, for more information (all in the attached premium). HOPE TO SEE YOU T...
by SubMariner
Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Our Club Training Table
Replies: 2
Views: 799

Our Club Training Table

Just thought I'd put up a picture of the training table that was designed & put together by a member of our CFGSPC, Joe Kline. Here are Joe and Pearce Daley after putting the finishing touches on this very solid piece of equipment. We've already used it during our most recent fun/training days. Than...
by SubMariner
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Walking Field Trial: Dec 16-18, 2016 in Umatilla FL
Replies: 0
Views: 503

CFGSPC Walking Field Trial: Dec 16-18, 2016 in Umatilla FL

We'd love to see you down here in FL for our walking field trial!

When: Dec 16-18, 2016
Where: Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery, Umatilla FL

Premium with details attached.
by SubMariner
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Hunt Tests 0 Nov 19 & 20, Umatilla FL
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

Re: CFGSPC Hunt Tests 0 Nov 19 & 20, Umatilla FL

Great day out in the field!

Here are some pictures compliments of our CFGSPC Member/Capt of the Guns, Joe Kline: http://cfgspc.weebly.com/photo-gallery.html
by SubMariner
Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Hunt Tests 0 Nov 19 & 20, Umatilla FL
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

CFGSPC Hunt Tests 0 Nov 19 & 20, Umatilla FL

The Field Season is just getting into full swing down here in FL -- why not check us out?

Hunt Tests Sat Nov 19 & Sun Nov 20
Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery, Umatilla FL

For more information/registration, see the uploaded document below.
by SubMariner
Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rimadyl (or generic versions)
Replies: 15
Views: 6521

Re: Rimadyl (or generic versions)

It is a synthetic opioid but can be used for chronic pain, so yes, long-term. It's cheap, easier on the liver, and can be used in conjunction with NSAIDs. If a patient is in need of long-term therapy with tramadol, it is often a situation where the side-effects of opioid use (constipation, toleranc...
by SubMariner
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rimadyl (or generic versions)
Replies: 15
Views: 6521

Re: Rimadyl (or generic versions)

It can be administered daily, but the profession is trending to more judicious use and supplementing it with other medications, like tramadol, so that it can be given less often. Not all vets are on board with this practice, for sure. Many will keep prescribing it as long as the dog is comfortable....
by SubMariner
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Hunt Test: Oct 29 & 30, 2016 -- Umatilla FL
Replies: 0
Views: 636

CFGSPC Hunt Test: Oct 29 & 30, 2016 -- Umatilla FL

Our first AKC field event of the Season!

Warm weather & warm friends await you at our Hunt Tests in Umatilla FL on Oct 29 & 30, 2016.

Registration/premium: http://cfgspc.weebly.com/uploads/7/9/5/ ... 016_ht.pdf

See you then,
by SubMariner
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Fun/Training Day: Oct 8, 2016 -- Umatilla, FL
Replies: 0
Views: 563

CFGSPC Fun/Training Day: Oct 8, 2016 -- Umatilla, FL

Starting the Florida Field Season off right! What: Fun/Training Day When: October 8, 2016 Where: Umatilla, FL Registration closes Wed Oct 5th, or sooner if limits are reached. This is for ALL pointing breeds & ALL experience levels! So if your dog has never even smelled a bird before, or needs work ...
by SubMariner
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rimadyl (or generic versions)
Replies: 15
Views: 6521

Re: Rimadyl (or generic versions)

Subject: 9 year old Pointer. Moves a little slower these days. Seems to have a mild arthritic condition. Question: Does Rimadyl (or a generic substitute) really work? Stuff ain't cheap We use Rimadyl occasionally for our 9-yr-oldr GSP because he's not quite as young as he used to be -- after a week...
by SubMariner
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FL & GA AKC Field Events: 2016 - 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 627

FL & GA AKC Field Events: 2016 - 2017

The AKC 2016-2017 Field Events scheduled for GA & FL can be found here: http://cfgspc.weebly.com/uploads/7/9/5/ ... 16_v_8.pdf

Many thanks to Jay L Hallaron for putting it all together!
by SubMariner
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Enlarged prostate?
Replies: 14
Views: 4269

Re: Enlarged prostate?

A few months back our younger GSP (had just turned 5) started having blood in his urine stream as well as it coming out of his urethra when he wasn't urinating. After a vet's exam & various tests, he was diagnosed with a prostrate infection and given antibiotics. While the infection resolved, he sti...
by SubMariner
Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: snake proofing
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Re: snake proofing

With the number of venomous snakes down here in FL, most Clubs run snake avoidance training classes yearly. Both our dogs have been through it. Since none of the indigenous venomous snakes have been used to manufacture the vaccine, it's basically useless. I'd rather put the $$ into more training. JM...
by SubMariner
Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Water bowls
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Re: Water bowls

Gents, Where did you buy those water bowls used in conjuction with your stake? Yes, the ones that have an openning where you can drive the stake into the ground thru the middle of the bowl. Thanks in advance, Frank We use bundt pans. You can get them anyplace that sells kitchen stuff: https://www.g...
by SubMariner
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Canada Day 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1333

Re: Canada Day 2016

HAPPY BELATED CANADA DAY, EH!?
from one Canuck to another.
by SubMariner
Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 20ga recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 19300

Re: 20ga recommendations

I'm late to the party on this one, but as a woman I thought I'd still contribute my $0.02's worth... My hubby gave me his 20ga Stoeger which I had fitted to me and it was nothing I'd recommend to any woman -- WAY too heavy and too much recoil. I am much happier with my Baretta Silver Pigeon I. No of...
by SubMariner
Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Two Fine Men Gone
Replies: 11
Views: 3916

Re: Two Fine Men Gone

Kennedy was first to insert troops there. Johnson further immersed us. I doubt that any of those who served in that war were particularly excited to be there. Their country called, and the vast majority answered the call. You insult those who served and sacrificed in Viet Nam. My comments neither g...
by SubMariner
Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Two Fine Men Gone
Replies: 11
Views: 3916

Re: Two Fine Men Gone

Slippery slope to have individuals decide whether or not a military conflict is worthy of their service when called, particularly without the benefit of 20/20 hindsight. Ali refused to serve while hundreds of thousands of others answered the call. As has been mentioned, he could have been a corpsma...
by SubMariner
Fri Jun 17, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Two Fine Men Gone
Replies: 11
Views: 3916

Re: Two Fine Men Gone

Ali was a great fighter, but "took his punishment" I'd like to know how. At least the draft dodgers who left the country showed the strength of their convictions (to bad Carter allowed them to return). Ali made a fortune in a violent sport yet refused to serve his country because he converted to a ...
by SubMariner
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Ideas for places to familiarize dog to the gun
Replies: 23
Views: 6651

Re: Ideas for places to familiarize dog to the gun

Our Club (Central FL GSP Club) also runs training days.

You may want to see if there's a local AKC club that you can join.

Just an FYI...
by SubMariner
Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NFGSPC Horseback FT: Feb 13-15, 2016. Bunnel, FL
Replies: 0
Views: 689

NFGSPC Horseback FT: Feb 13-15, 2016. Bunnel, FL

Feb 13-15, 2016 the NFGSPC is holding a horseback field trial in Bunnel, FL.

Closing is Feb 7, 2016.

See attached premium for details.
by SubMariner
Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GSPCA SE Sectiona Classic: Feb 10-12, Bunel FL
Replies: 0
Views: 537

GSPCA SE Sectiona Classic: Feb 10-12, Bunel FL

The NFGSPC is hosting the GSPCA SE Sectional Claissc Feb 10-12, 2016 in Bunnel, FL.

This event is only open to GSPs.

Entries close Feb 7, 2016.

See premium for details.
by SubMariner
Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Pointing Breed Fun/Training Day: Feb 6, 2016 -- Umatilla FL
Replies: 0
Views: 613

Pointing Breed Fun/Training Day: Feb 6, 2016 -- Umatilla FL

Back by popular demand! Yes, the CFGSPC is having another Fun/Training Day - - Feb 6, 2016 at Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery in Umatilla, FL -->Concentrated training seminars --> Braced field runs Closing is Feb 4, 2016 or sooner if numbers are reached before that date. We accept faxed & emailed reg...
by SubMariner
Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Walking FT Jan 21-31, Umatilla FL
Replies: 0
Views: 798

CFGSPC Walking FT Jan 21-31, Umatilla FL

The Central Florida GSP Club is holding a walking Field Trial! WHEN: Jan 29-31, 2016 WHERE: Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery, Umatilla, FL We'd love to see you on these great grounds down here in FL. :mrgreen: P.S.: if you have recently downloaded a Premium, please note that there has been a Judging c...
by SubMariner
Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mud river dog bed worth the money?
Replies: 13
Views: 4394

Re: Mud river dog bed worth the money?

We have a GSP that loves to sit and suck on her bed but really she must grind her mouth on it and eventually tears through cheap dog beds. I need to replace it and I like the looks of the mud river dog beds. Is it worth the money for a living room dog bed? They didn't last with us. Within a few mon...
by SubMariner
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Pointing Breed Fun/Training Day - Jan 16 in Umatilla, FL
Replies: 0
Views: 636

Pointing Breed Fun/Training Day - Jan 16 in Umatilla, FL

The CFGSPC is running a Pointing Breed Fun/Training Day. On Sat Jan 16, 2016 at Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery in Umatilla, FL.

Whether you're a Newbie or an Experienced Handler -- we have something for you & you dog!

>>> Training Sessions

>>> Hunting Dog Runs

Come join us! :)
by SubMariner
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Walking FT Dec 11-13, 2015 in Umatilla, FL
Replies: 0
Views: 575

CFGSPC Walking FT Dec 11-13, 2015 in Umatilla, FL

The CFGSPC is happy to announce a walking Field Trial at the Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery in Umatilla FL; December 11-13, 2015.

Come enjoy this great new course with us!

Entries close Tuesday December 8th.

Premium available below.

Hope to see you there! :)
by SubMariner
Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Let's Never Forget
Replies: 10
Views: 3363

Re: Let's Never Forget

Veteran's Day / Remembrance Day - A Pittance of Time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHie6R2TlY I remember their sacrifice often ,but Nov 11 is a special day for me - father was overseas from 1939 - 1945 . Amazing he survived , although he was never himself again. Thanks Dad. 1939, Picton ON ,Armo...
by SubMariner
Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations
Replies: 52
Views: 24463

Re: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations

My #1 GSP was sired by Walnut Hill's Fritz; my #2 GSP is 100% Walnut Hill (he is basically a nephew of #1). Both are wonderful pets, hunting companions, and all round good dogs. #1 is an AFC, MH, and placed 4th at the National Amateur Walking Gundog Trials last year. #2 is really coming along nicely...
by SubMariner
Fri Nov 06, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Nov 14 & 15 HT in Umatilla FL
Replies: 0
Views: 582

CFGSPC Nov 14 & 15 HT in Umatilla FL

The CFGSPC is running AKC Hunt Tests on November 14 & 15, 2015 at the Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery in Umatilla FL.

This is a great new venue for us -- come check it out!

The Premium with details is attached to this posting.
by SubMariner
Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Field Obedience?
Replies: 13
Views: 2780

Re: Field Obedience?

Obedience is obedience.

Take a look locally for some obedience clubs. Start with the basics and move up from there. What you learn in the classes will give you a foundation to build upon when it comes to more specific field commands like "whoah".
by SubMariner
Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Hunt Tests Oct 24 & 25/15 in Hilliard FL
Replies: 0
Views: 470

CFGSPC Hunt Tests Oct 24 & 25/15 in Hilliard FL

The CFGSPC is holding AKC Hunt Tests Oct 24 & 25, 2015 at SSJ Farms in Hilliard, FL. The property is minutes from the GA/FL border on the East side of the state. These folks have been really working on their land (which was great to begin with) and they are some the best grounds in FL. But don't ta...
by SubMariner
Tue Sep 15, 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shotgun Over/Under for ladies info
Replies: 36
Views: 7718

Re: Shotgun Over/Under for ladies info

Postby SubMariner » Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:18 pm I have a Beretta Silver Pigeon One 20 ga that I got fitted. It's a sweet gun that doesn't weigh a ton. I can usually work with it for a couple of hours without feeling like my arms are going to drop off. Meanwhile, I have to say I'm a little taken aback ...
by SubMariner
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Submit Your GUN DOG Site
Topic: Central Florida German Shorthaired Pointer Club
Replies: 0
Views: 1053

Central Florida German Shorthaired Pointer Club

At the Central Florida German Shorthaired Pointer Club it's all about people and dogs.

Come check us out!

http://cfgspc.weebly.com/index.html
by SubMariner
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Beretta Silver Pigeon I, o/u 20 gauge
Replies: 16
Views: 8161

Re: Beretta Silver Pigeon I, o/u 20 gauge

Now that you bought the 20, you should check out the 28 and 410. I started with the 28 then went for the 20, the 12 sporting clays, and then the 410 despite already having 2 other stacked barrel 410s. :) By to the gentleman that mentioned that thinks stacked barrels are an addiction, you must not h...
by SubMariner
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CFGSPC Fun/Training Day - Oct 3, Umatilla FL
Replies: 0
Views: 605

CFGSPC Fun/Training Day - Oct 3, Umatilla FL

Start your SE Field Season with the CFGSPC Fun/Training Day! [/color][/i] Expert or Newbie -- all are welcome Let's create a personalized plan for you & your dog! October 3, 2015 - Hidden Valley Ranch & Nursery -- Umatilla, FL Registration Closes Wed Sept 30, 2015 or when limit is reached ALL EXPER...
by SubMariner
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shotgun Over/Under for ladies info
Replies: 36
Views: 7718

Re: Shotgun Over/Under for ladies info

I have a Beretta Silver Pigeon One 20 ga that I got fitted. It's a sweet gun that doesn't weigh a ton. I can usually work with it for a couple of hours without feeling like my arms are going to drop off. Meanwhile, I have to say I'm a little taken aback by some of the insensitive remarks about femal...
by SubMariner
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Cecil the Lion
Replies: 43
Views: 11130

Re: Cecil the Lion

The guys a poacher been in trouble before over a bear that he killed. Media does blow things up but they went on a wildlife preserve and lured this lion off then killed him. This is bad for him no matter how you look at it. Exactly. There is hunting, and then there is this "big game" BS. I think pe...
by SubMariner
Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracking collars
Replies: 9
Views: 2912

Re: Tracking collars

The only thing to remember about the Garmin Alpha is that while it is the most practical unit from a training POV, it is not approved for AKC events. We have the Garmin Astro and a separate e unit on the same collar (the collars that come with the Astro are long enough to put both on). That way we ...
by SubMariner
Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracking collars
Replies: 9
Views: 2912

Re: Tracking collars

The only thing to remember about the Garmin Alpha is that while it is the most practical unit from a training POV, it is not approved for AKC events. We have the Garmin Astro and a separate e unit on the same collar (the collars that come with the Astro are long enough to put both on). That way we c...
by SubMariner
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Training
Topic: obedience questions?
Replies: 7
Views: 2829

Re: obedience questions?

If your pup is young, it's to be expected. It's takes some time to have a dog that will comply to commands and do so with a quick response. Keep it fun and keep working at it. +1. Puppies do tend to fake us out. You think they "got it", but then two days later, it seems like the dog has no clue. Th...
by SubMariner
Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Prescription Shooting Glasses
Replies: 11
Views: 3145

Re: Prescription Shooting Glasses

Any advice on prescription shooting glasses? I currently wear trifocals. Quail hunt. Any advice on brands? Need to see my Garmin Alpha when quail hunting with my Brittany. Any advice about lens colors, polarization, etc. would be extremely appreciated. I got a pair of Oakley Flak Jacket sunglasses ...
by SubMariner
Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Teaching Sit to Pointing Breeds
Replies: 32
Views: 11072

Re: Teaching Sit to Pointing Breeds

Urban legend perpetuated by old timers that teaching your dog obedience "will ruin them" for the field . If anything, it reinforces the trainer/dog bond. One Trainer (who has been "converted to the cause") put it as "setting your dog up to learn". FWIW, neither of our dogs "sits in the field" unles...
by SubMariner
Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Teaching Sit to Pointing Breeds
Replies: 32
Views: 11072

Re: Teaching Sit to Pointing Breeds

Urban legend perpetuated by old timers that teaching your dog obedience "will ruin them" for the field. If anything, it reinforces the trainer/dog bond. One Trainer (who has been "converted to the cause") put it as "setting your dog up to learn". FWIW, neither of our dogs "sits in the field" unless ...
by SubMariner
Thu Jul 09, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Which shotgun brand do you use?
Replies: 176
Views: 122790

Re: Which shotgun brand do you use?

Baretta Silver Pigeon I.

Hubby has a Franchi SL.
by SubMariner
Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tragedy!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1799

Re: Tragedy!!!!

ezzy333 wrote:New shirt or new pup?
Shirt was a few years old; The Monster is four years old. No idea why he decided it was particularly chew-worthy. :(
by SubMariner
Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tragedy!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1799

Re: Tragedy!!!!

Unfortunately, no info on there as to sizing. :(
by SubMariner
Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tragedy!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1799

Tragedy!!!!

My younger GSP aka "The Monster" has chewed up my Gundogforum.com t-shirt!

I am beside myself. How do I get another one?

:(
by SubMariner
Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: GO BOLTS!!
Replies: 0
Views: 635

GO BOLTS!!

NEVER thought I'd be living in Florida, let alone rooting for a HOCKEY team down here. Who'd a thunk it?

!!! GO BOLTS !!!