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    It depends ... if you are someone who does better...

    It depends ... if you are someone who does better with a goal, then go for it. If there is any reason it would benefit you (reduced rates at a kennel, pet friendly hotel etc) go for it. ...
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    We were told that Mulder probably had it, but in...

    We were told that Mulder probably had it, but in retrospect I think he just had the old-age related heavy breathing that Jen mentioned. Jolie on the other hand, definitely had it. She only had one...
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    When Scully was a puppy she got a hold of a...

    When Scully was a puppy she got a hold of a freshly killed bird (cat kill). Not sure what it was, but probably similar in size to a cardinal. she swallowed it whole while dancing away on the end...
  4. Thread: Ear cleaning

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    On the advice of our first Lab’s breeder, we...

    On the advice of our first Lab’s breeder, we clean (as others have described using a cotton ball) using a 50-50 mix of vinegar and water.
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    Congratulations! I just saw yesterday where Sue...

    Congratulations! I just saw yesterday where Sue still has a pup available from that litter (guessing someone backed out) and thinking what a nice breeding it would be, and now I come on and see...
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    Hope he feels better soon! Chloe has periodic...

    Hope he feels better soon! Chloe has periodic flare-ups (muscle spasms) in her back these days ... her rehab vet thinks it’s because she doesn’t quite use her hind legs the same since her tendon...
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    Iíve found my older spayed bitches have a heavier...

    Iíve found my older spayed bitches have a heavier and wavier/curlier coat than when they were younger and intact. Canít tell how much is due to age and how much due to spay status as we tend to spay...
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    Part of why Goldens are doing so well is there...

    Part of why Goldens are doing so well is there are many more of them competing, at least around here. The Labs around here (the few, the proud!) can certainly hold their own against the Goldens and...
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    I would go back to crating him then, but have you...

    I would go back to crating him then, but have you tried putting an aversive (e.g. Bitter Apple spray) on the baseboards? When our first puppy was little she was relentless about the baseboard...
  10. We had two dogs (ages 4 and 1) at the time our...

    We had two dogs (ages 4 and 1) at the time our oldest daughter was born (will be 18 years ago on the 21st). We did what you are planning - had the baby stuff out and accessible, and brought home a...
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    Yup. Thereís a reason my two 3 year olds only...

    Yup. Thereís a reason my two 3 year olds only have BNís! Hoping to bring them out in Novice in the next few months. Part of that is training two same age dogs while attempting an OTCH on another...
  12. Thread: Good weekend

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    Congratulations! And thanks - wasn’t one of...

    Congratulations!

    And thanks - wasn’t one of our best performances, but not the worst either :-) I was VERY surprised when they called us in for that run-off ... hadn’t warmed up or anything - was...
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    My vet does everything they can to keep costs...

    My vet does everything they can to keep costs down for us, so I tend to want to support them by buying the meds through them. Not sure I would if they had a different attitude towards customer...
  14. Just want to second this. The first time we...

    Just want to second this. The first time we tried to breed my male, he had no idea what to do. Now granted, he was almost 10 at the time and an Obedience dog so had spent most of his life being...
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    Aww ... the new Open stuff isnít really all that...

    Aww ... the new Open stuff isnít really all that bad, although I disagree with the change. My young dogs picked it up very quickly ... I think itís harder on the dogs that are already familiar...
  16. Tried the new Open exercises at a trial today

    We were in Open B, and she chose order 2, in which the command discrimination order is down-sit-stand. For those who donít know, the AKC recently changed the rules (effective 5/1) to get rid of...
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    Aww ... poor guy! Hope this is curative and he...

    Aww ... poor guy! Hope this is curative and he bounces back quickly.
  18. Sending good thoughts that she feels better soon....

    Sending good thoughts that she feels better soon. Jolie had vestibular and recovered very quickly ... hope it’s the same for your girl.
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    I didnít realize that ... for some reason I...

    I didnít realize that ... for some reason I thought she was more in the Midwest? All I know is she doesnít come out here much ...
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    I’m entered in Open B this weekend, so I will...

    I’m entered in Open B this weekend, so I will report back about the command discrimination! She’s doing fine with it in practice, but I don’t know what she will do when it unexpectedly shows up in...
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    We train with a number of Goldens, and I wouldn’t...

    We train with a number of Goldens, and I wouldn’t say that they are capable of higher precision. What I’ve noticed is they are more forgiving of handler mistakes than the Labs are. The Goldens...
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    Not around here, LOL. Not that many Labs...

    Not around here, LOL. Not that many Labs competing in NJ, but those that do tend to do very well (as in National champion well). Really though, what we have a TON of are Border Collies. There...
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    All mine have been raised on Pro Plan puppy. ...

    All mine have been raised on Pro Plan puppy. If you have some of the Sprout you can do a slow transition - substitute some of the new food for the old food, increasing the amount swapped at over...
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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
  25. This is Chloe, still. The other ones don’t...

    This is Chloe, still. The other ones don’t attempt to roam anywhere near as far as she is comfortable with. When she was young, we did use an e-collar for her because she would quickly get out of...
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