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  Topic: New to the Breed
SAAEBC

Replies: 17
Views: 5918

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/06/09, 3:58 pm   Subject: New to the Breed
Frequently I read of rescue GWP's deemed as gun shy. Would one of these not make a wonderful companion to an active and attentive household?
  Topic: I guess the .......
SAAEBC

Replies: 6
Views: 2852

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 09/10/08, 5:28 pm   Subject: pretenders win
No winners, everyone loses. First timers to the site read the bickering and decide to heck with this and don't return. We probably lose valuable information that could be gained from some of these fol ...
  Topic: Whoa and fetch
SAAEBC

Replies: 3
Views: 2903

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 05/05/08, 8:41 am   Subject: Whoa and fetch
Jon,

Have joined national and local chapters. Attended one session so far and will make as many as possible.

Thanks for the reply
  Topic: Whoa and fetch
SAAEBC

Replies: 3
Views: 2903

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 04/30/08, 5:41 pm   Subject: Whoa and fetch
Built a training table and working on whoa and fetch as described in NAVHDA training book. First few times my dog did great with whoa and kept a keen interest. Training is done indoors with very littl ...
  Topic: Pulling my hair out!!!
SAAEBC

Replies: 4
Views: 3196

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 04/09/08, 10:11 am   Subject: Pulling my hair out!!!
You are not alone, I have a 12 month old male with very similar traits. He outsmarts the bark collar with whining and yipping (we only use the collar during crate time). When he wants to get up in the ...
  Topic: Training help
SAAEBC

Replies: 1
Views: 2198

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 11/17/07, 9:38 am   Subject: Training help
Decided I need training help with 7.5 month old. Want to make sure he has the right direction and tools for hunting. Live in central Wisconsin, any contacts would be appreciated.

Thanks
  Topic: What my dog eats
SAAEBC

Replies: 0
Views: 2249

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 11/15/07, 5:11 pm   Subject: What my dog eats
Not sure if this goes in hunting category, but since I bought him to hunt figured I'd post here. Have a 7.5 month old male, we have woods and fields surrounding us so we take him out often. Minute we' ...
  Topic: Outside Whiner
SAAEBC

Replies: 0
Views: 1403

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 07/23/07, 2:04 pm   Subject: Outside Whiner
Help,
Have a 4 month old pup that spends the majority of time by our side inside and outside. Every once and a while like during our meals etc., we put him outside on a lead by himself. You would thi ...
  Topic: Training
SAAEBC

Replies: 2
Views: 2793

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 06/23/07, 1:16 pm   Subject: Training
Don't exactly know the answer to your question though I've heard not till at least six months old. I just recently received an 11 week old male. If you haven't done any reading on the breed I highly s ...
  Topic: new puppy training
SAAEBC

Replies: 4
Views: 3633

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 06/23/07, 10:02 am   Subject: new puppy training
Need to make a correction on what I said above, Rosco is 11 weeks old not 11 months.
  Topic: new puppy training
SAAEBC

Replies: 4
Views: 3633

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 06/22/07, 4:44 pm   Subject: new puppy training
Hello, brought home an 11 month old male two weeks ago. My wife has complained she hasn't received a decent nights sleep since, she's right. For the first three days he complained about every other ho ...
  Topic: looking for male pup
SAAEBC

Replies: 8
Views: 5091

PostForum: Looking for a puppy!   Posted: 04/06/07, 4:20 pm   Subject: pups
Live in Central Wi. and have a couple of leads for pups on the ground. Let me know if interested.
  Topic: Hunting instinct?
SAAEBC

Replies: 13
Views: 8732

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 11/17/06, 10:55 am   Subject: Hunting instinct?
I appreciate all the responses. I know the old adage "you get what you pay for" but I also know many of these dogs deserve a chance. I took him out yesterday for a walk and noticed a few thi ...
  Topic: Hunting instinct?
SAAEBC

Replies: 13
Views: 8732

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 11/15/06, 6:21 pm   Subject: Hunting instinct?
Yes, the pup is in Wausau. I agree with what you are saying, that's why I put family before hunting when describing a companion. Just thought it would be nice to know if he had any inclination toward ...
  Topic: Hunting instinct?
SAAEBC

Replies: 13
Views: 8732

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 11/15/06, 11:36 am   Subject: Hunting instinct?
Thanks for your reply, I'll look into the suggested resources.
 
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