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by SHORTFAT
Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pennsylvania Grouse
Replies: 48
Views: 16695

Re: Pennsylvania Grouse

Yeah, grouse are down, but there are still some around... you just have to have some honey holes... it gets frustrating with a young dog that still hasn't figgured them out... you need more contacts and they are tough to find... I can't imagine the woodcock being done yet, but I haven't seen one all...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: debate
Replies: 89
Views: 17672

Re: debate

My daughter told me she went to a new doctor the other day and the first question she was asked was did she own any guns, while my wife was asked if she wore a seat belt. Are you kidding me??? Sorry but I am steaming here! :lol: Charlie I had a doctor ask me that and if I wore a seat belt. Found a ...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pennsylvania Grouse
Replies: 48
Views: 16695

Re: Pennsylvania Grouse

One flush yesterday... Ran a 5K this morning... will try again monday morning...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Are we born with it?
Replies: 16
Views: 3190

Re: Are we born with it?

Those are awesome pics! I'm sure there was a river of tears when Ruff passed..... :cry: Yes, there were!.. But there is always new hope in a puppy!.. A great old dog can never be replaced! But thank Heavens there is always room in a family's heart for a new dog to earn it's own place. 8) My teenage...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Are we born with it?
Replies: 16
Views: 3190

Re: Are we born with it?

Yeah, I think we're born with it... and one of the best gifts of being a parent is the pleasure of watching it grow in our children... Both of my kids are avid outdoorsmen now... I've posted about it before, but when my son was 3 months old, I brought home a black lab puppy... my wife cudda killed m...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: More pics
Replies: 28
Views: 3836

Re: More pics

I love that second pic... it's like he's saying... "are you looking at this?" :mrgreen: Nice...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pennsylvania Grouse
Replies: 48
Views: 16695

Re: Pennsylvania Grouse

2 flushes way out in front of us... dog never pinned one down... :oops: but I know there are at least 2 grouse left alive in Pennsylvania! :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pennsylvania Grouse
Replies: 48
Views: 16695

Re: Pennsylvania Grouse

Sorry Jim... still lookin... just got home from work and I'm headed out... I'll let ya know how we do :|
by SHORTFAT
Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 11th Year for Sadie
Replies: 19
Views: 2704

Re: 11th Year for Sadie

Those pictures are fantastic! That one with the gray sky should be a holiday postcard! I've always had a soft spot for the old gray faced dogs!... thanks for sharing! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Honda Ridgeline
Replies: 5
Views: 2005

Re: Honda Ridgeline

I get 18 running around town, but 23-25 on a trip... but i drive a vehicle hard... the towing capacity is less than most people would want tho...
by SHORTFAT
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Honda Ridgeline
Replies: 5
Views: 2005

Re: Honda Ridgeline

I bought mine new in 2006 and love it. it has 160,000 miles on it now. I have put gas in it, changed the oil and put brakes on it... that's it. Lots of room for the family... Drove every mile like I stole it too... The mileage isn't as good as I had hoped... 18-23, but I drive hard... i'd buy anothe...
by SHORTFAT
Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pointing fur
Replies: 12
Views: 2222

Re: Pointing fur

As long as he's not chasing any fur... at that age, he'll point everything... 8) Just ignore it cuz it's not something to praise and just keep getting him on birds... Heck, my dog even points my mother in law at the back door... (Not a bad thing as far as a little heads up goes...) :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Great Lakes Grousin~
Replies: 38
Views: 10235

Re: Great Lakes Grousin~

Opening day here tomorrow!.. I may be in trouble... I find the sight of a buck hardly stirs the silt of my excitement... but oh, when that bell stops!..
by SHORTFAT
Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I think we need to get rid of our britt...
Replies: 95
Views: 19577

Re: I think we need to get rid of our britt...

[quote="Sharon"]I bought a 5 month old from a pet store because I didn/t know any better and felt badly for him. He had "AKC papers". He never matured normally , turned into a fear biter and i finally put him down at age 2 , at my vet's recommendation. Turned out he had come from a puppy mill in Mis...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Planted Bird vs Wild Birds on a young dog
Replies: 26
Views: 6071

Re: Planted Bird vs Wild Birds on a young dog

I don't see a down side to sending him... vs sitting in a kennel at your $$$ for 10 days...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Holly and Gertie
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: Holly and Gertie

SetterNut wrote:You just got to smile when you look at the 1st pic :D
LOL! my dog does that same thing with her lip... cracks us up!.. :lol: great pics! thanks fer sharing! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Strange Moment in the Grouse Woods
Replies: 10
Views: 2710

Re: Strange Moment in the Grouse Woods

Bee's? my old lab got into a hive of wasps once...
by SHORTFAT
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: BANK OF AMERICA
Replies: 17
Views: 6445

Re: BANK OF AMERICA

Just closed our BOA account last month... Gonna go eat a sandwich at Chickfillet now... America needs to wake up. :x
by SHORTFAT
Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Advice, books or links for raising chukars?
Replies: 12
Views: 1645

Re: Advice, books or links for raising chukars?

I prefer to "braise" them rather than "raise" them... :mrgreen: sorry... couldn't help it...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Oct 06, 2012 7:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What Constitutes a Breeding Program?
Replies: 53
Views: 7273

Re: What Constitutes a Breeding Program?

Huston, that is one of the best posts I have seen on this forum in a long time. My question is, does your point of the difficulty in the time line of dog breeding explain why we still see the names of dogs from 40 years ago in our "champion" lines? What about the development of the pointing Lab line...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2012 elk and deer hunts
Replies: 14
Views: 2046

Re: 2012 elk and deer hunts

Outstanding! Thanks for posting... Congratulations. 8) :D 8)
by SHORTFAT
Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 10 of 21 Dog Foods Mislabeled
Replies: 67
Views: 12056

Re: 10 of 21 Dog Foods Mislabeled

Personally, I don't give a hoot what is in the stuff as long as my dog is doing well on it. Just because a dog is doing well, doesn't always mean they couldn't be doing better. . Seriously??? :roll: :roll: :roll: Please. Go poop in your yard... then let your dog out... he WILL eat it while it is st...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 10 of 21 Dog Foods Mislabeled
Replies: 67
Views: 12056

Re: 10 of 21 Dog Foods Mislabeled

I certainly wouldn't label Ezzy as ignorant, altough I don't know him personally. I do believe he has an inside knowledge of the dog food industry, so he can speak from experience. Personally, I don't give a hoot what is in the stuff as long as my dog is doing well on it. When my vet tells me my dog...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Is a bell going to bother my 8-month-old setter?
Replies: 5
Views: 609

Re: Is a bell going to bother my 8-month-old setter?

LOL!!! OH man, I forgot all about how funny it was the first time we put a bell on our EP! :lol: She stood on the back porch for an hour holding her neck out and standing stone still trying not to make it ring! You just cracked my whole family up with a great memory! Now when that bell comes out she...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Doubts about your dogs potential?..
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Re: Doubts about your dogs potential?..

Most mistakes made in the field are my mistakes. After 10+ years training dogs I finally came to the conclusion that I need to take what they give me. When I started doing that the whole chemistry changed (for the good) between the dogs and me. It seems like the pressure lifted off both the dogs an...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Missing Dog
Replies: 50
Views: 12074

Re: Missing Dog

awsome! I'm glad you got her back ok!.. everyone on the post was going thru their own lost dog memories with you i bet... I know I was. Glas she's home... 8)
by SHORTFAT
Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Doubts about your dogs potential?..
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Doubts about your dogs potential?..

Do any of you ever have any doubts about your dogs potential?.. I'm talking about those moments that make you stop and scratch your chin... :? Sometimes I do, but it always seems that she gets it after a while... still having trouble with those doggone grouse flushing tho... Anyway... at least I ain...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Missing Dog
Replies: 50
Views: 12074

Re: Missing Dog

Oh man, Hope ya find her! Facebook is a good idea.
by SHORTFAT
Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Jumping Overboard
Replies: 13
Views: 2751

Re: Jumping Overboard

I take my EP out with me in a canoe... ya gotta work that "whoa" thing hard in the boat specifically... I used the check cord and ran it under a cross bar and back to me so I could hold her in the boat until I released her... My wife still thinks I'm nuts for putting a pointer in the canoe in the fi...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Concrete Dog Statue.
Replies: 13
Views: 4436

Re: Concrete Dog Statue.

Sooo... how old was the statue when ya cut the tail down??? :mrgreen: My wife wants a Lab one for our last dog. 8) I think tractor Supply might even have a limited selection of them... wait... just checked & e-bay has a ton of 'em... but the sizes vary...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: TT Factory Defective Products
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: TT Factory Defective Products

I dunno, but I'll bet if they do, they go quick! I'd check theier website or call them direct... A long time ago i think there was a thread about reconditioned ones or something along that line... good luck.
by SHORTFAT
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What is your dogs favorite toy or chew?
Replies: 41
Views: 8488

Re: What is your dogs favorite toy or chew?

My mother-in-laws slippers... she hasn't noticed the biscut crumbs in them yet... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: In the blink of an eye
Replies: 28
Views: 11403

Re: In the blink of an eye

Oh man, I am very sorry! Heartfelt condolenses.
by SHORTFAT
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: bassethounds for bunnies
Replies: 24
Views: 5253

Re: bassethounds for bunnies

That's a neat lookin' hound. 8)
by SHORTFAT
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog aggression
Replies: 23
Views: 3119

Re: Dog aggression

Sooo... according to this, I should be giving my dog AND my wife omega-3??? :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: bemused
Replies: 9
Views: 2886

Re: bemused

I find it slightly amusing that people with obvious knowledge and experience choose to withold it from others and just watch threads for years rather than join in and share to help others... :roll:
by SHORTFAT
Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to Create a Mellow Dog?
Replies: 12
Views: 3470

Re: How to Create a Mellow Dog?

What is a mellow dog?..................................................... (from a springer owner)............................ Lol!! :lol: Now that's funny... I have an EP that will be 3 in Sept... she is still on CRACK!.. but if I get her out and give her a good run and give her some effectionate ...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 102951

Re: Photo of the Day

Ya just gotta love those flying ears! :lol: And Carolina Gun dog... that in one intense looking dog in the second picture! Love it! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This one got me, kids got it right.
Replies: 12
Views: 2272

Re: This one got me, kids got it right.

Wow. Thanks, that made my day. 8)
by SHORTFAT
Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Look Dad
Replies: 16
Views: 2339

Re: Look Dad

Lol! I love it! Ya never know what they'll get into... :lol: My pointer came out of a hole with a chipmonk latched ahold of her cheek when she was a pup... still has the scar & still holds a grudge! :mrgreen: When I was a kid my Grandad had an old Scotty dog that would bring home woodchucks and lay ...
by SHORTFAT
Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Biting problem...
Replies: 15
Views: 2292

Re: Biting problem...

I agree... he'll out outgrow it... My son and I both still roll around on the floor and rough house with our Pointer... She sometimes sounds like she's gonna tear something up! :lol: Drives my wife crazy... and she mouths and I chew on her... but when I hold up my hand and say "That's all" and stop ...
by SHORTFAT
Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Made me laugh
Replies: 13
Views: 1248

Re: Made me laugh

Lol!.. my wife says mine has a screw loose too... :lol: Nice pic! They are funny critters!
by SHORTFAT
Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Hard knot in the middle of ear?? Very small in size.
Replies: 6
Views: 677

Re: Hard knot in the middle of ear?? Very small in size.

I've got a few in my own ears from spending too many years on the wrestling mats... :mrgreen: I wouldn't worry too much as long as the dog isn't digging at them... I'd keep an eye on them tho...
by SHORTFAT
Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Fish Oil
Replies: 26
Views: 4535

Re: Fish Oil

The one thing i can think of is that the dogs process and expel quicker than humans. Maybe the capsule does not have chance to break down in the proper time to utilized. I wondered about that too, so I put one in a glass of water... it broke down in less than 5 mins... But what Savage posted makes ...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Fish Oil
Replies: 26
Views: 4535

Re: Fish Oil

I'm gonna draw the line when my wife starts cutting open my fish oil capsules... I think if a dogs digestive system can handle and break down some of the things I've seen a dog eat, then the little capsule that will dissolve in warm water won't be a problem... :wink:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Meat free diet for dogs
Replies: 29
Views: 5424

Re: Meat free diet for dogs

I just came right out and asked my dog... she said "no thanks"... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Happiness Personified 11/16/01-8/8/12
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

Re: Happiness Personified 11/16/01-8/8/12

Very sorry... :(
by SHORTFAT
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carsick puppy
Replies: 11
Views: 1847

Re: Carsick puppy

Yes, make very short trips to something fun for the dog! eventually, you can gradually increase the distance... just like anything else. Good luck..
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy Pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1045

Re: Puppy Pics

Awsome! thanks for the pictures!!! Enjoy! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Do German Dogs like Mexican Beer?
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Do German Dogs like Mexican Beer?

Oh man Bonsa! I just looked at your avitar... Please tell me you don't let him drink and drive!!! :mrgreen: