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by MTO4Life
Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Dog collar
Replies: 11
Views: 883

Re: Dog collar

I bought these, and I really like them. DOn't hold moisture, really tough. I suggest them... that's just me though!!!

http://www.gundogsupply.com/k-9-komfort ... ollar.html
by MTO4Life
Wed Oct 14, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: New Quail Gun and Just in Time for Season
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Re: New Quail Gun and Just in Time for Season

Really sharp shotgun! That stock has nice figure... good choice. Good luck with it this fall!
by MTO4Life
Tue Oct 06, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Mafia's Excellent Bird Hunting Adventure | 2009 Edition
Replies: 20
Views: 2368

Re: GSP Mafia's Excellent Bird Hunting Adventure | 2009 Edition

Absolutely awesome. Beats my half day hunts for grouse!!! But I'll take them anyway!!! Looks like you had a great trip.
by MTO4Life
Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Puppy Win
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Puppy Win

Gotta love those kind of results! Congrats!
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Amateur Field Champion!
Replies: 5
Views: 875

Re: New Amateur Field Champion!

That's spectacular.... what a great weekend!!! Congrats to all involved....
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Just a point away!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2194

Re: Just a point away!!!

Well done!!! Here's to that last point. Hope it happens soon!!
by MTO4Life
Mon Sep 28, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Master Hunter
Replies: 13
Views: 2277

Re: New Master Hunter

What is required in the AKC Master hunter Thank you Sharon. Your run a 1/2 hour brace, Total steadiness to wing and shoot. Dog must honor on his own and retreive to hand. Your dog is judged on Hunting, Bird finding ability, Pointing, Trainability, Retreiving, and Honoring Wow! Congratulations. I ag...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pup hates her bell!
Replies: 12
Views: 764

Re: Pup hates her bell!

I had the same problem with my pup. She would just stand there. I could walk a quarter mile away, she wouldn't move. I fixed it by putting a christmas bell on her (from a wreath) that was about one and a quater inch in diameter on her. It had a small ring to it. She wore it around the house, for a w...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Odors in carpet
Replies: 6
Views: 600

Re: Odors in carpet

Nature's Miracle has worked like a charm for me. As stated previously, follow directions and you should be fine!
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Not getting my pigeons
Replies: 7
Views: 1646

Not getting my pigeons

I'm new to this pigeon trapping thing, and have a question about why I can't catch them. I've done like I've read on this site. I've put my trap at a highway patrol yard on an out roof of a salt shed. I can see at least 20 pigeons on the hydro wires in plain view of the trap. I put the trap upside d...
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Wolf or Coyote???
Replies: 53
Views: 12892

Re: Wolf or Coyote???

Has the pointy ears and snout of a coyote, but I agree... it looks quite leggy. I would say coydog as well.
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 22, 2009 10:34 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Collar Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3374

Re: Collar Questions

I bought these collars [K-9 Komfort TufFlex Center Ring Dog Collar] (2 of them) from recommendation of posters on this site. I find them to be tough and really great. They have both rings, and while I use the D ring for my leash, in a pinch, the O ring comes in handy.
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:34 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Introducing dog to pigeons
Replies: 6
Views: 1237

Re: Introducing dog to pigeons

He was a later addition (I didn't get him at 8 weeks). He was a year old when I got him, but he needed some obedience work, so that is what we spent a lot of time doing. Tried him on pigeons and quail initially, and he didn't like either. Just sniffed, then took off to run the field. Went for a walk...
by MTO4Life
Mon Sep 21, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Defect dog win!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1323

Defect dog win!!

Hi all... just a humble brag about my pup. I received my second dog at the beginning of the summer as a problem dog (hence the defect dog name) who needed obedience training as there were issues with this first family. I took him and started working with him, but haven't done any official field trai...
by MTO4Life
Mon Sep 21, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Introducing dog to pigeons
Replies: 6
Views: 1237

Introducing dog to pigeons

Quick question. I need to intro my pup to pigeons (assuming they cooperate and start trapping!!). More importantly, I need him to get excited about the birds. Is the best way to achieve this to just put a bird down, and let him sniff it out and chase it? I've seen him point a quail (held a couple of...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Making and All Age trial dog
Replies: 15
Views: 1766

Re: Making and All Age trial dog

MTO - I guess the biggest difference between a shooting dog and an all age dog, for me is how they go through the country. The ideal shooting dog ground application, for me, can be described as hunting its way forward in an intelligent manner. The all age dog, on the other hand looks up...sees and ...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 16, 2009 6:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Making and All Age trial dog
Replies: 15
Views: 1766

Re: Making and All Age trial dog

Neil.. So when you tell me they have to be careful with how they train to be sure not to take anything away, is that when they break they dog? I know my bitch had a lot of run as a derby, but when the trainer started breaking her, she came in quite a bit. It took some good wild bird running in Kansa...
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Making and All Age trial dog
Replies: 15
Views: 1766

Re: Making and All Age trial dog

Both of these dogs have plenty of brains and the ability to get it done whether they are trialed or hunted. A dog that is pushed into running allage will soon be lost everytime they turn them loose. It is a very natural ability and the very good ones are few and far between, there are a good number...
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Making and All Age trial dog
Replies: 15
Views: 1766

Making and All Age trial dog

Hi All, I have a question, more just to hear thoughts on the topic than anything. What does it take to make an All Age dog? I don't me, how to train it, but is it genetics, or is it in the training you do, and how you bring out the independence? Is it possible to have an all age dog, but train it do...
by MTO4Life
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Maverick's MAVERICK shows them how to get it done!
Replies: 5
Views: 738

Re: Maverick's MAVERICK shows them how to get it done!

As I said earlier... well done to all involved! That is a great accomplishment, and is a testiment to you, your dog, and his trainers. Here's to many, MANY more of those for you, Mav (the dog :wink: ) AND the Riggles!!!
by MTO4Life
Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gundogs Seized in SoDak
Replies: 95
Views: 17588

Re: Gundogs Seized in SoDak

CherrystoneWeims wrote:OnePOne other thing I noted about this breeder. He is selling his pups CKC and APRI registered. Tells me something when pups are sold with those registrations.......
By CKC, is that the Continental Kennel Club? I know the Canadian Kennel Club is good...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Feeding before a performance event
Replies: 18
Views: 2356

Re: Feeding before a performance event

I am not a fan of watching a dog take a dump during the breakaway, but I can ride around that. As one poster mentioned, I also have a far greater dislike to watching a male dog pee on every third bush. That gets marked down. RayG Hi Ray, How would someone keep a male from marking so much during a t...
by MTO4Life
Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:28 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Tri-Tronics - what is the "buzz sound" setting?
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: Tri-Tronics - what is the "buzz sound" setting?

ok, I know about the sound, but wasn't sure how to get this buzz. Thanks for clearing it up for me!!
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Tri-Tronics - what is the "buzz sound" setting?
Replies: 4
Views: 712

Re: Tri-Tronics - what is the "buzz sound" setting?

nooblet wrote:The tri-tronics transmitter can have the reciever activate a "buzz sound." Is this like the vibrate associated with the Dogrta collars? My dog responds well to the vibrate.
Is this on any Tri-Tronics transmitter/receiver? Or is only the upland model?
by MTO4Life
Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Buckeye Brittany field trial at Killdeer Plains.
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: Buckeye Brittany field trial at Killdeer Plains.

Not to steal the thunder on him, but it is the same Maverick that won. I'm sure Helen or Andre can fill in the details. All I know is that he is on cloud 9, and can taste the FC. The win couldn't happen to a nicer guy or a nicer dog IMO...
by MTO4Life
Sat Sep 05, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Brittany Pup
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

Re: New Brittany Pup

Great looking pup! They're hours of fun at that age! They can play forever...
by MTO4Life
Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newest Addition to the Team
Replies: 15
Views: 1025

Re: Newest Addition to the Team

Ahhh, I'll be sure to NOT let my wife see that! I already got a 2nd dog this summer, I think a 3rd would be a bit much. :D 8)
by MTO4Life
Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Newest Addition to the Team
Replies: 15
Views: 1025

Re: Newest Addition to the Team

Awesome looking pup!! Makes me want to get another one.... hmmmm :D
by MTO4Life
Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: G3 combo or pro 100 ???
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: G3 combo or pro 100 ???

Pro 100 all the way. Great range and the dial and buttons very easy to use.
by MTO4Life
Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: NAVHDA Training Day Video--Roxi
Replies: 13
Views: 968

Re: NAVHDA Training Day Video--Roxi

It looked very nice to me. I enjoy seeing that kind of thing. I especially like when the dog caught scent of the blood. It was funny to see the tail start to go!
by MTO4Life
Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: American Field CH question
Replies: 20
Views: 5199

Re: American Field CH question

Thanks for the great reply!
by MTO4Life
Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: American Field CH question
Replies: 20
Views: 5199

American Field CH question

Hey all American Field folk... I have a question for you. What constitutes a CH with American Field? I see dogs with 4xAm. Fld. CH and such. I know just winning a weekend stake isn't it, but are points accumulated as with AKC? Or is it when you win a designated championship stake in AF? I see that w...
by MTO4Life
Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: More wild bird training pics
Replies: 11
Views: 1742

Re: More wild bird training pics

Very cool... great pictures!!! I like the one where the covey has just busted out!
by MTO4Life
Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: E Collar or Garmin
Replies: 26
Views: 5496

Re: E Collar or Garmin

I'm by no means a pro here, but I use both. The Garmin is great, lets me see what my dog is doing, but if I command here, and the Garmin tells me she is still hauling a%* away from me, I can nick her with the e-collar and fix that problem right there. Without the e-collar, the Garmin shows me she is...
by MTO4Life
Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sporting Dog First Aid Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 2606

Re: Sporting Dog First Aid Kit

Pumpkin!! That's different. I've never heard of that. I take it from your post you were using it to alleviate issues with the dog??? That's really cool...
by MTO4Life
Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Champion!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2233

Re: New Champion!!!

Kiki's Mom wrote:.... Jassie was at home in Canada enjoying the couch and fireplace I'm sure.
Sounds like you know my dog!!!! Any luxury in life she can get, she'll take!!!
by MTO4Life
Mon Aug 03, 2009 11:00 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Question (a bit difficult to describe)
Replies: 6
Views: 866

Re: Question (a bit difficult to describe)

mcbosco wrote:is he messing with it?
I would have to say no. He takes the odd swipe at it to lick it, but really nothing. I'm not sure about when I'm not around though. I'll try to get him in tomorrow...

BTW- what are hotspots?
by MTO4Life
Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:15 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Question (a bit difficult to describe)
Replies: 6
Views: 866

Question (a bit difficult to describe)

Yesterday, I noticed what looked like a wet mark on my Britt. Upon investigation, it looked (and felt) like a sticky goo on his back (approximately 2" long by 1" wide). I figured he rolled in something (you never know with him). I washed it off, and it appeared fine. However, when I checked a bit la...
by MTO4Life
Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Champion!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2233

New Champion!!!

I'm a HAPPY guy!! Pending AKC confimation, my girl, Sharptail's Alladin's Princess, aka- Jasmine, became a show champion today, picking up the last point needed to finish. She had an awesome run, with 3 majors in a row leading up to this. Hats off to Helen Riggle of the Wild Mtn Brittany gang, and t...
by MTO4Life
Sun Aug 02, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dropped the pup off at the trainer yesterday
Replies: 11
Views: 1226

Re: Dropped the pup off at the trainer yesterday

My wife and I were that way last year when we dropped our girl off. This year was the same, however the trainer sent us back with a dog as a loaner. Turns out, the boss (re- my wife) said we're keeping him, so now I'll have two in the house come fall!!! Go figure...
by MTO4Life
Fri Jul 31, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Jasmine is on step closer
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Re: Jasmine is on step closer

Thanks Mav... I'm pretty happy, and hoping this is the weekend where she becomes a 'special' dog as opposed to open bitch!!
by MTO4Life
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DC/AFC Trekker V Grunbaum UDX TDX MH MX AXJ
Replies: 18
Views: 3363

Re: DC/AFC Trekker V Grunbaum UDX TDX MH MX AXJ

Just a question about the titles. DC- dual champion, AFC- amateur field champion, MH- master hunter; those are easy. I need some help with the others. UDX- Utility dog excellent? TDX- tracking dog excellent? MX-??? AXJ-??? Am I right on the last few, and what are the ones where I didn't know the nam...
by MTO4Life
Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Up to 11pts now
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: Up to 11pts now

Awesome news. My bitch will be at the same shows! Best of luck!!!!
by MTO4Life
Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training whoa
Replies: 9
Views: 2233

Re: Training whoa

Thanks Brenda.... really dumb question here, but with the collar on the flank, am I attaching that to another lead, or just using it as a handle to move him back to the 'whoa' position? Again, thanks for the input.
by MTO4Life
Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training whoa
Replies: 9
Views: 2233

Training whoa

Question here. I've been working with my pup (about 1 year old) on whoa. He had a bit of whoa work before I got him (whoa post and rope on flank). He really was doing well with that, so I put the ecollar on him without it on for 4 days or so to get him used to that, and with the rope. He's smart eno...
by MTO4Life
Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Astro in Canada - why not?
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Re: Astro in Canada - why not?

I just use mine in Canada anyhow. I had mine shipped to my sister in Florida, and then she mailed it to me in another box. It's a great unit. Mine was even opened by Canada Customs and it was still sent to me. Too bad it wasn't allowed up here... it is superb and with some of the terrain around here...
by MTO4Life
Fri Jul 24, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Print from training outing today
Replies: 25
Views: 3317

Re: Print from training outing today

That is really neat. I just downloaded Gimp which is supposed to be the free open source form of Photoshop and there is supposed to be a way of changing the image so it looks like it is coming out of the flat picture but I am not real familiar with graphic design programs. I attempted to use Gimp t...
by MTO4Life
Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pudelpointer - my first "real" gundog
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Pudelpointer - my first "real" gundog

Awesome looking pup!!
by MTO4Life
Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sneak preview new bird dog/hunting TV show
Replies: 18
Views: 1370

Re: Sneak preview new bird dog/hunting TV show

I think it was great!!! About the hunt of the dog which was great... some nice points. Hope to see A LOT more...
by MTO4Life
Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Back to back majors...
Replies: 6
Views: 1164

Back to back majors...

I'm a happy guy tonight. My girl picked up both her majors at the Nita-Nee Kennel Club shows this weekend!! She's sitting at 11 points now, and hopefully will have her CH in no time. Since those pesky majors were hanging over my head, I can just get her singled out and be done. Hopefully the end of ...