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by Red
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pup limping
Replies: 21
Views: 4606

Re: Pup limping

Hope you figure out what's wrong and get the pup back to his normal self!
Thanks, test results came back negative 10(whater that means)so Vet call lab and will re test his blood, another day of waiting....
by Red
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pup limping
Replies: 21
Views: 4606

Re: Pup limping

Did vet say what blood cell levels were?
I guess I'll find that out when the ELISA results come back.. They did a a rapid test at office just to determine if pup was infected with the Lyme bacterium.
Test also checks for heartworm and 2 other tick-borne infections.
by Red
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pup limping
Replies: 21
Views: 4606

Re: Pup limping

Doc played around with his knee and the dog reacted a bit, said could be a torn ACL but dog is young and he really didn;t think that was it so he wants me to rest the dog, in the meanwhile they had done an in house lymes test which was positive so they took more blood and are sending it out to get t...
by Red
Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pup limping
Replies: 21
Views: 4606

Re: Pup limping

I'm bringing him to the Vet this afternoon, he's not himself today, he's been laying around all day, not like him at all... :(
by Red
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Pup limping
Replies: 21
Views: 4606

Pup limping

I just noticed my pup isn't putting any weight on his rear left foot.. I checked his pad and look fine, maybe his hip? He hasn't trained is 2 weeks so not sure what it could be.. He'll be 1 year old on Dec 1.. Wife has been telling me he looked skinny for a week or two and a friend that saw him last...
by Red
Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: My GSP back from trainer malnourished?
Replies: 46
Views: 7639

Re: My GSP back from trainer malnourished?

That dog could use a few pounds for sure, IMO....
by Red
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Already over deer season.....
Replies: 6
Views: 1838

Re: Already over deer season.....

Most hunters are out of the woods by 11 am and back in at 3 pm at least I do, can you go mid day?
by Red
Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Lymes shot problems?
Replies: 14
Views: 2565

Re: Lymes shot problems?

Its up to you and your vet but the Lyme vaccination is just not worth it. Ask your Dr
I have and she urged me to give to the pup since we hunt??

May I ask why you think it's nor worth it? I know someone who just lost his dog because of Lyme....
by Red
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DEUTSCH KURZHAAR ..GSP ?? Are they not the same?
Replies: 93
Views: 18212

Re: DEUTSCH KURZHAAR ..GSP ?? Are they not the same?

difference between DEUTSCH KURZHAAR and German Shorthair Pointer From CoveyRun The short answer is that the Deutsch Kurzhaar is registered with a different registration body than the GSP. In reality, however, the Kurzhaar is truly a separate breed from the American derivative, the German Shorthaire...
by Red
Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:14 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog will not eat
Replies: 26
Views: 5169

Re: Dog will not eat

GTD
What is GTD?
by Red
Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NA Test - Search
Replies: 21
Views: 2765

Re: NA Test - Search

The handler will be provided a selection of training dummies. The handler will be instructed to throw a dummy into water of sufficient depth for the dog to swim. The dog is expected to make a forward moving entry into the water and swim twice. For a complete and fair evaluation, the Judges may ask f...
by Red
Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pup Testing NA This Sunday, First time Handler..
Replies: 10
Views: 2355

Re: Pup Testing NA This Sunday, First time Handler..

Thanks Robyn, Jim had a a few pointers for me this past weekend, hope to see you guys there...
by Red
Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pup Testing NA This Sunday, First time Handler..
Replies: 10
Views: 2355

Re: Pup Testing NA This Sunday, First time Handler..

Some GREAT advice, thanks so much...
by Red
Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pup Testing NA This Sunday, First time Handler..
Replies: 10
Views: 2355

Pup Testing NA This Sunday, First time Handler..

I'm testing in at Rock Tavern Chapter (NY) this Sunday, what do I need to know, any tips? I was a cool kat a few days ago but now getting very nervous.. :lol: Pup holds his points, loves the water, have done a few tracks with him and did great... The only thing that might give me trouble is cooperat...
by Red
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Finding a new Dog Food
Replies: 67
Views: 13618

Re: Finding a new Dog Food

I have been using Native with good results...

http://www.nativedogfood.com/products/products.php
by Red
Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another one bites the dust
Replies: 34
Views: 5211

Re: Another one bites the dust

Will they not get them stuck in their throat ? Im not a racquetball player so I don't know
Hasn't happen yet, LOL, he lays on his back with the ball in his mouth and plays with it.. Just a tad smaller then a tennis ball..
by Red
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another one bites the dust
Replies: 34
Views: 5211

Re: Another one bites the dust

For balls try a racquetball ball, takes my GSP a few months to break...
by Red
Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Upper canine teeth

Any update on Boss's tooth?
Yup, all good, went to check him a few mins ago and it was gone... :D

Vet wanted to put him under and take it out, good thing I waited...
by Red
Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog lifting his leg
Replies: 24
Views: 4757

Re: dog lifting his leg

My pup was lifting it's leg 18 weeks old, and still does 80 % of the time, but, he'll lift his rear left leg and still manage to piss on his right front leg... :lol: :lol:
by Red
Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How much does your GSP weigh?
Replies: 30
Views: 6205

Re: How much does your GSP weigh?

My 8 month old weighs 55 lbs....
by Red
Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Treats
Replies: 17
Views: 3488

Re: Treats

BTW Love your dogs floppy ears to cute!
TKS, he's grown into them. :lol: :lol:
by Red
Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Treats
Replies: 17
Views: 3488

Re: Treats

Take a look at Merrick, all Merrick products are made in the USA....

http://www.merrickpetcare.com/store/dog_treats.php
by Red
Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who would you look at ?
Replies: 31
Views: 5701

Re: Who would you look at ?

I would contact Pat Bottino
I got my DK from Pat, very happy, I want to add that it was Robert who recommended Pat to me.. :wink:

He wont steer you wrong..
http://nobellekennel.com/index.html

http://www.tuckahoe-gsp.netfirms.com/index.htm
by Red
Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Who would you look at ?
Replies: 31
Views: 5701

Re: Who would you look at ?

Give Rob a call, if he can't help you he will get you in touch with someone that can... Won't be sorry...
http://nobellekennel.com/index.html
by Red
Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: GSP laying down to drink.
Replies: 15
Views: 3150

Re: GSP laying down to drink.

My DK has done that after a run, pretty funny.. I wouldn't worry to much...
by Red
Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Looking for a reputable trainer
Replies: 10
Views: 1888

Re: Looking for a reputable trainer

He is extraordinarily knowledgeable and I can't possibly say enough good things about him. I highly recommend him.
I second what Robyn said about Bob, he trains you as much as the pup.... :thumbup: :thumbup:
by Red
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Upper canine teeth

Yup, he has a long one that I play tug with him...
by Red
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:00 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Upper canine teeth

Still hasn't dropped, going to Vet this weekend...
by Red
Sun Jul 03, 2011 6:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Used Training Gear
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: Used Training Gear

Pm sent...
by Red
Sun May 29, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Supplements
Replies: 42
Views: 7330

Re: Supplements

coconut oil
Reg or Extra Virgin?
by Red
Mon May 16, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Upper canine teeth

Thanks for all the reply's..
and eventually the baby tooth fell out.
I hope that's the case.... :thumbup:
by Red
Sun May 15, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Upper canine teeth

Check the baby tooth and if it isn't loose enough to come out in a few days I would have it pulled.
I just checked it and it's not lose.... :(
by Red
Sun May 15, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Upper canine teeth

Thanks guys, he always has some kind of chew item, merrick flossies or other type tendons, I'll keep watch over the next few weeks... Tks
by Red
Sun May 15, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: avatar check
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Re: avatar check

It's there, cute pup...
by Red
Sun May 15, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Upper canine teeth
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Upper canine teeth

My 5 month DK has his permanent canine coming in but his baby canine is still there, should I be worried? Thanks
by Red
Thu Apr 28, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog not listening to the Wife
Replies: 17
Views: 3702

Re: Dog not listening to the Wife

. Cleo really started testing the waters with me (the wifey)
Hi Robyn, My wife is having trouble with Boss too, it's getting old if you know what I mean... :roll: LOL

I think she's to soft with him... Maybe you can talk some sense into her next Sunday... :lol:
by Red
Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What Do You Feed?
Replies: 60
Views: 10377

Re: What Do You Feed?

Red, you see Blue Seal where you live, right?
Nope, don't think I ever have...
by Red
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What Do You Feed?
Replies: 60
Views: 10377

Re: What Do You Feed?

Blue Seal Performance
It's made by Kent, so is Native... Have you compared the two?
by Red
Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What Do You Feed?
Replies: 60
Views: 10377

Re: What Do You Feed?

I just started my DK pup on Native from eukanuba, almost half the price and a much better food...

http://www.nativedogfood.com/
by Red
Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Checking for Ticks?
Replies: 6
Views: 863

Re: Checking for Ticks?

Don't forget to check inside the ear, pull a tick form my pup last month in his ear...
by Red
Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jersey yipping, barking on the way to birds
Replies: 23
Views: 4080

Re: Jersey yipping, barking on the way to birds

carrier in the back away from her not in sight..thanks...ruth
I bet she cal smell them???
by Red
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Needs Recomendations of a GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 7031

Re: Needs Recomendations of a GSP

Sent you a pm....
by Red
Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Training
Topic: training a dog to track
Replies: 12
Views: 2474

Re: training a dog to track

I started my pup with a greasy steak, dragged it about 6 feet in the grass into the wind and dropped it at the end, took the pup to the start and let him smell my fingers and then the grass, gave him the "find it" and let him lose... Now he knows what find it means and will track a bird or whatever ...
by Red
Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Introducing....
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Introducing....

Great looking pup!!!!
by Red
Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is puppy food actually necessary?
Replies: 50
Views: 7919

Re: Is puppy food actually necessary?

I think maybe what you are asking though is what percent protein
Yes...

He's on 24% now, I saw one of his litter mates today and he looked pudgy and he's on 30%, I think my pup is right on track...
Thanks for the reply Ezzy
by Red
Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Is puppy food actually necessary?
Replies: 50
Views: 7919

Re: Is puppy food actually necessary?

I think you will find more and more people that don't feed it since the premium feeds are almost identical and much cheaper.
Ezzy, so for a large breed dog(GSP)how much protein do you recommend a puppy should have, and at what age do you give it more protein? Thanks
Red
by Red
Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: House breaking nightmare Please help
Replies: 14
Views: 2561

Re: House breaking nightmare Please help

How is it a nightmare when he's going to the door? :lol: :lol: j/k
My 12 week old has been home a few weeks and only has gone to the door three times, two yesterday and once today...
Great advice in this thread...
by Red
Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: crate size for GSP
Replies: 16
Views: 5341

Re: crate size for GSP

I have a Great choice 26 in(med) crate for my GSP I will need one twice the size in a few months but I'm crate training so the smaller the better, no filling in the unused space...