Finally got my first gun dog!

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Si the britt
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Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by Si the britt » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:21 pm

My long wait is over. After spending years as a bird boy in my youth for every trainer and field trial I could find, parents that wouldn't let me have a dog, school, getting married, buying a house, and having 4 kids I felt that the kids were old enough and I now had enough time to devote to a gun dog. Here is Si. My 10 week old Brittany. I have been very surprised at his desire to please and how quickly he is learning. That being said he is still hyper with 4 kids in the house! This is gonna be a BLAST!
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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by deseeker » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:53 pm

good lookin' pup :!:

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Post by SetterNut » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:57 pm

Congrats on the pup.
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Post by Si the britt » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:24 pm

Another pic! So happy to have him.
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Post by nitrex » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:48 am

Congrats...almost time for a second pup! :D

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Post by roaniecowpony » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:35 pm

Beautiful dog!

Look into his eyes...he looks like a "thinker". I own a "thinker" too. Thinkers are trouble...but fun. :D

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Post by AZ Brittany Guy » Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:19 pm

Congratulations!! I guess you deprived yourself long enough! What a good looking pup, enjoy him, you deserve it.

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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by Tooling » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:41 pm

Thinkers ARE trouble..had one of them one time...really miss her too

That's a nice looking dog!!

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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by AZ Brittany Guy » Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:21 pm

You got any Pheasant in the corn field back there? :)

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Post by Si the britt » Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:59 pm

Unfortunately the wild pheasant is pretty much a thing of the past here in Wisconsin. He will mostly hunt ruffed grouse with the occasional farm pheasant hunt. So far he has exceeded all my expectations. He has been a quick learner and very willing to please. Thanks for all the nice comments! As fun as this is, I could easily see another one in the future.

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Post by RoostersMom » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:46 pm

Four kids....four dogs? I'm just sayin'. Each child should be able to have the joy of their own dog, right?

Nice looking pup there!

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Post by GrayDawg » Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:44 am

Good luck with that fine lookin' pup...............

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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by jbwardfamily » Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:09 pm

I have a 9 week old Brit that is as headstrong as it gets. When the treats come out, she is very eager to please. Otherwise she is independent and once the initial kisses are out of the way, she is off doing her own thing. Walking in the field she does well to naturally stay within 50 feet or so. I assume that will change over time as her confidence grows.

Good looking puppy.

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Post by BigJake » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:31 pm

Very nice looking pup, congratulations. Enjoy the puppy, they don't stay puppies for long.

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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by HDAU » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:34 pm

Great looking pup! He reminds me of Jake, the dog that I grew up with! I hope he is every bit the dog for you and your kids that Jake was for my dad and me.

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Post by Si the britt » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:24 pm

Update.... He is now 6 months old. Opening day, 20 minutes into the first field and we were done!
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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by Carolina Gundogs » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:42 pm

That is great!
You have many great times ahead of you.

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Post by AZ Brittany Guy » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:45 pm

Fantastic. Your best buddy for the next 10 - 15 years!! Enjoy him :)

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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by jbwardfamily » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:42 am

That's awesome. Must have been a pretty stacked area. It helps to have a good dog too.

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Re: Finally got my first gun dog!

Post by armand » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:58 am

Very nice gratz and best of luck

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