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by SHORTFAT
Sun Jul 22, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Possible interesting new designer breed
Replies: 16
Views: 4681

Re: Possible interesting new designer breed

I think the whole thread is hilarious!.. I have this image of the Dachs pushing a step stool around with his nose trying to catch up to the GSP!.. :mrgreen: For the record, my wife is close to 5" taller than me, so it can be done!!! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Grandma's Packing
Replies: 15
Views: 4082

Re: Grandma's Packing

Heard a story about an elderly lady that was pushing her groceries out to her car & saw 3 men sitting in the vehicle... she pulled out her .38 snubby and chased them off... when she went to start the car, her key wouldn't work... that's when she looked in the next row over and saw her car... identic...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New Pointer Puppy Near Bird Feeder
Replies: 8
Views: 2409

Re: New Pointer Puppy Near Bird Feeder

Pups & bird feeders are hilarious! They're like a teenage boy out in front of a brothel! :lol: They can't help but be interested but have no clue what to do! :lol: Mine pointed everything that moved & still does! Enjoy & stap some pictures. The distractions make them stand still for half a second an...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:59 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New Pup
Replies: 7
Views: 1534

Re: New Pup

Welcome to the site & glad to hear you got a pup! Be patient with the training and generous with praise... your pup needs to bond with you first. :D Let him be a pup and enjoy it cuz they grow quick! Get some books and if you can, find someone with experience in training dogs. Work with basic obedie...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: 1960's
Replies: 35
Views: 5761

Re: 1960's

They ate a lot of corn out of the crib, got milk at the barn, scraps from the house and ate a lot of Pre-Pig Starter. In the winter they would get any animal we sometimes would lose from an injury or whatever. Stop to think about it they were eating practically every ingredient that are called fill...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I need help with a Shrew
Replies: 19
Views: 4822

Re: I need help with a Shrew

Catch it humanely... AND KILL IT!!! :twisted:
by SHORTFAT
Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Have You Ever?
Replies: 21
Views: 4541

Re: Have You Ever?

Spinone... The look in your dogs eyes in your avitar says... "hee hee hee... you want pigeon?.. I can arrange that..." :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A True Versatile Gun Dog
Replies: 72
Views: 19312

Re: A True Versatile Gun Dog

Being new to the versatile dog thing... I have a dumb question... do you guys use the e-collar when you are training the dog to use the tv remote?.. I'm afraid I've confused mine... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: New chainsaw
Replies: 23
Views: 6734

Re: New chainsaw

Stihl... but I also have an old Johnson Red that runs like a champ after years and years of abuse...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Training
Topic: pointer prefers to hunt&chase fur instead of birds
Replies: 52
Views: 9580

Re: pointer prefers to hunt&chase fur instead of birds

HEE HEE HEE... WHEN MY DOG WAS ABOUT 10 MONTHS OLD SHE RAN SMACK INTO A FAWN... I lit her up good and that fawn kicked the living daylights out of the dog! LOL She came ki-yiein' back up the hill to me with her tail between her legs and hid behind me! To this day if there is a deer in the back yard,...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Easiest dogs to look at?
Replies: 57
Views: 12581

Re: Easiest dogs to look at?

I love a puppy from just about any breed, Labs, Setters & Pointers... and any staunch dog on point... but I really like to see a gentle old gray faced dog with lots of feathers in it's past...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Soft Dogs
Replies: 35
Views: 5332

Re: Soft Dogs

Ok, I'll rephrase the question... is a house dog / pet easier to "fix" if it's soft than a kennel kept dog? This is an honest question, as I've only ever had my dogs in the house... but does it make a difference if the dog is "all business" or not? :?:
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jun 09, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: 2x NSTRA Tucalota Creek Picabo
Replies: 6
Views: 2224

Re: 2x NSTRA Tucalota Creek Picabo

Very sorry!
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jun 09, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Soft Dogs
Replies: 35
Views: 5332

Re: Soft Dogs

Can you repair damage done to a soft dog ( I think he's smart hardhead)? Had bad experience with trainer not knowing how to work with soft dog. I think it's probably easier with a dog that you have time on the "couch" with... bonding and trust will go along way to "undoing" old mistakes... the dog ...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jun 09, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Soft Dogs
Replies: 35
Views: 5332

Re: Soft Dogs

I have very, VERY limited experience with training the pointing breeds, but from my own problems, it seems that birds, and more birds will help fix just about anything a dog struggles with... at least with mine... and she is very soft... kind of the old "class room boredom" thing, then when I got ou...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Jun 09, 2012 5:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Doggie first aid
Replies: 28
Views: 6759

Re: Doggie first aid

Ticks!.. Not to mention Porkies & skunks! :roll:
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: idiots
Replies: 37
Views: 8232

Re: idiots

In the game of life, reputation does matter. I try to never say anything online i wouldn't say to someones face AND I learn alot about people from the WAY they answer posts and less from their actual opinion. If nothing else, it helps me filter those who I'd rather not deal with in this great wide ...
by SHORTFAT
Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Do you care what your birddog looks like?
Replies: 57
Views: 9705

Re: Do you care what your birddog looks like?

I think the Trialers should care what the dog looks like, if only for the enhancement of the compition and quest for the "perfect" dog... but that's because there are plenty of us, myself being one of them, who benefit from the "cast offs" that don't make the cut... :mrgreen: I have a house dog - pe...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Problem with new Ryman Setter
Replies: 18
Views: 4174

Re: Problem with new Ryman Setter

+1 for the above advice... start at the beginning and work on BASIC commands and discipline... also, it is important to take this opportunity to teach your CHILDREN how to care for and how to properly train a dog. They will thank you years from now and you will be passing on information that they wi...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where do you keep your dog stuff?
Replies: 16
Views: 3871

Re: Where do you keep your dog stuff?

Our EP has a house she lets us keep our clothes & things in between walks & hunting trips... :mrgreen: but most of her stuff is in the entrance closet or my truck...
by SHORTFAT
Wed May 30, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Diesel's tribute
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

Re: Diesel's tribute

Very sorry. :cry:
by SHORTFAT
Thu May 24, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Define "honest"
Replies: 32
Views: 4875

Re: Define "honest"

Scott Linden wrote:Many have heard or read the term "honest dog," but what does it REALLY mean?
When you can get up off the sofa and leave your sandwich laying there and it will still be there when you return. :lol: :lol: :lol:[/quote]

LOL!!! Too funny!!! :mrgreen: +1
by SHORTFAT
Tue May 22, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Gundog article
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Re: Gundog article

Nice... I liked it. 8)
by SHORTFAT
Sun May 13, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: turkeys ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3496

Re: turkeys ?

Try to pick a fight with the dominant hen. Every so often it will work and she will bring in the fellas on a string... Good luck... I'm in the same boat. :roll:
by SHORTFAT
Tue May 08, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pee killing grass
Replies: 24
Views: 5806

Re: Pee killing grass

Man, I've tried for three years to get my dog to stand on her hind legs and spray a bigger area!!! I'd like her to kill the whole stinkin' yard cuz I hate mowin'! :mrgreen: My wife gets mad tho', cuz if I leave and don't take her with me, she will poop right at the gate so I step in it when I come b...
by SHORTFAT
Tue May 08, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's your breed of choice?
Replies: 35
Views: 6597

Re: What's your breed of choice?

I love 'em all... I was always a Lab guy... but I wanted a pointing dog... I was looking for a Setter, but wound up with an EP by accident... stumbled on her... Honestly, I love the looks of the Setters, and I will eventually have one, but this Pointer is such a clown in the house and such a worker ...
by SHORTFAT
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: uncle ted, the poacher?
Replies: 66
Views: 15052

Re: uncle ted, the poacher?

I bet they won't. Most of the charges are garbage and if you think this isn't a left wing propaganda campaign I have news for ya... I love how everyone says "plead guilty, take it like a man!" .. until they get charged with something... :roll: I see it every day.
by SHORTFAT
Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: uncle ted, the poacher?
Replies: 66
Views: 15052

Re: uncle ted, the poacher?

A few years back I spent some time with him on two different occassions in a private setting with no public or media around. I can honestly say he is sincere in his beliefs and I do not think he disregards the law. Anyone who spends the number of days afield that he does will have unknowingly violat...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Nwe Pup
Replies: 6
Views: 787

Re: Nwe Pup

LOL! My EP would lose her mind in a coop! Too funny! :lol:
by SHORTFAT
Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Old Hunting Pictures
Replies: 23
Views: 5997

Re: Old Hunting Pictures

Let's start a new thread to debate the Lab - Chessie thing... Thanks... I know 12 years ago isn't considered "old", but it sure seems like a lifetime ago... most of the pics posted are of Grandads and Dads & I think that's great, but the one of my son when he was little always brings a smile to my f...
by SHORTFAT
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:32 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: The legend of Ol Yellow Paw!
Replies: 11
Views: 1998

Re: The legend of Ol Yellow Paw!

Munster, I'm sure you're not the first to encounter this... I would put some serious thought into coming up with something yourself... something like the old plastic head cone used to keep them from licking, only behind the front legs kinda thing...if you come up with something, get a patent for it ...
by SHORTFAT
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Photo of the Day
Replies: 432
Views: 104781

Re: Photo of the Day

trasmuson wrote:For some reason, my dog does this all the time...
Looks like he was eatin' hot wings! :mrgreen: Too funny... :lol:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Falconry, the sport of the kings
Replies: 118
Views: 58830

Re: Falconry, the sport of the kings

OK... That is just COOL!!! 8) Wait till I tell my wife that I found a new way to hunt and I don't need a new gun to do it... :mrgreen: Thanks for sharing! Tell us more!
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The runt of the litter?
Replies: 20
Views: 5374

Re: The runt of the litter?

Saved a runt they were going to destroy about two and a half years ago... Got her for free, but no papers and I agreed to get her fixed and not breed her... Love her & wouldn't trade her for the pick of that litter!
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: training photos 4/15/12
Replies: 5
Views: 820

Re: training photos 4/15/12

Very nice!!! 8)
by SHORTFAT
Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: How much are you paying to Neuter your dog?
Replies: 33
Views: 11333

Re: How much are you paying to Neuter your dog?

In Jersey the cost of the neurtering probably comes with 6 months of protection for the dog... :mrgreen: I paid around $350 for a spay and I thought that was steep, but the next closest vet was 40 miles away and the same price... but we got a microchip, lifetime license and a manicure... :lol: plus ...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Kidney failure
Replies: 20
Views: 4361

Re: Kidney failure

Really sorry to hear that Rick. Hope your family can remember her fondly... Sorry for you & yours too Jesse... it is always tough to lose them. Condolenses.
by SHORTFAT
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunting in pa
Replies: 10
Views: 2637

Re: Hunting in pa

Alleghany National Forest... Warren, McKean, or Potter Counties and a slew of State Game Lands to hunt on... also the area around Allegany Park in New York State... Don't hunt any preserves, but let us know if you're coming and we can point you in the right direction for some public land Grouse anyw...
by SHORTFAT
Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog ate the frisbee
Replies: 8
Views: 3035

Re: Dog ate the frisbee

My friends Jack Russel passed a complete acorn once... The cap was gone, but the acorn passed... thought her eyes were gonna pop right outta her head... :lol: Had to be rough on the poor thing... as long as she is acting normal now and the stuff is passing, I wouldn't worry too much, but watch her...
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Buster's First Point....
Replies: 7
Views: 658

Re: Buster's First Point....

That pup has class just dripping off of him! you're gonna have a blast this summer!.. hang on to your slippers! :lol:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: So what do I need....
Replies: 12
Views: 2232

Re: So what do I need....

Joe, I am sorry! I didn't even look at your location! Thanks for your work and God Bless! Get the job done and come home safe! Thanks again! Can't wait to see pictures of yur pup! 8)

-Dan
by SHORTFAT
Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Morales
Replies: 26
Views: 6985

Re: Morales

Never had anyone to teach me the mushroom game... always been afraid to try... would love to tho, cuz I love 'em. Picked a bunch of leeks today... some folks know 'em as ramps. Be chowin' down on leek dip tonight! 8) Wife will make me sleep in the basement! :lol:
by SHORTFAT
Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Getting them to stay?
Replies: 12
Views: 2942

Re: Getting them to stay?

Take Don's advise! I wish I had my old Lab back, cuz he turned out great inspite of all of my mistakes! :lol: It's ok for our expectations to be high, just take smaller steps as a trainer to get there. The advice you've recieved so far is what you need... Go to the back yard and get it right before ...
by SHORTFAT
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Training
Topic: So what do I need....
Replies: 12
Views: 2232

Re: So what do I need....

1. Patience, persistance & consistancy 2. Check Cord 3. Patience, persistance & consistancy There ya go... Ya might want to find some proven resources as there are a TON of informative books out there, and no shortage of experts that frequent this forum. Good luck, enjoy and post some pictures! :D 8...
by SHORTFAT
Sat Mar 31, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bill Trying to make Dog Crates Illegal?
Replies: 10
Views: 2097

Re: Bill Trying to make Dog Crates Illegal?

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.” ― Albert Einstein :mrgreen: It would be funny if it wasn't so pathetic. :|
by SHORTFAT
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Other forums?
Replies: 19
Views: 3620

Re: Other forums?

other forums??? :? (shiver)... Good Heavens, I just broke out in a rash... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Bald eagle - swimming?
Replies: 11
Views: 3660

Re: Bald eagle - swimming?

I dunno what he was after but that was cool... 8) I like the way he kept coming back around so he was always flying into the wind for a pass at it...
by SHORTFAT
Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: TOTP!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 4509

Re: TOTP!!!

If you build it... they will come... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: How many use Twitter?
Replies: 10
Views: 3058

Re: How many use Twitter?

felt bad for ya Coop... the thread looked lonely... (crickets chirpin")... I have no cell service at my house!... :mrgreen:
by SHORTFAT
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:43 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Glucosamine
Replies: 26
Views: 5590

Re: Glucosamine

I know there are mixed results, but for my Lab's last two years the glucosamine supplements made a big difference for him... and I can't lift weights anymore unless I'm taking a supplement... in my late 40's & had one shoulder rebuilt and the other one needs it... they help me... I think like anythi...