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  Topic: NAVHDA Natural Ability Prize One
Vom Britt

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PostForum: Brags   Posted: 12/15/07, 9:50 am   Subject: NAVHDA Natural Ability Prize One
I am not a major fan of NA test scores and prizes, much prefering the Utility test for evaluating a dog, but do take notice of those scores when the the dog is under 12 months of age. That being menti ...
  Topic: Is this normal
Vom Britt

Replies: 2
Views: 2402

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 02/12/05, 10:26 am   Subject: Is this normal
There is nothing wrong with exposing your young puppy to a bird like a quail. I feel letting a young puppy chase down and catch a few quail builds desire & confidence. One thing though, there are ...
  Topic: blank guns/starter pistols
Vom Britt

Replies: 2
Views: 2299

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/10/05, 10:33 am   Subject: blank guns/starter pistols
Calvin, New England firearms makes a well built starter pistol. It is more expensive than other brands, but you will have fewer problems with it. I have used mine for over ten years without any proble ...
  Topic: GWP Finishing Training for Ducks and Quail
Vom Britt

Replies: 9
Views: 4216

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/06/05, 4:38 pm   Subject: GWP Finishing Training for Ducks and Quail
Colby,

Thirteen years ago I did exactly what you are looking for, except for the finishing. My opinion it is a good idea, providing you check out the trainers kennel facility. My wife and I had a t ...
  Topic: controlling my dogs range
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 13837

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/01/05, 10:34 pm   Subject: controlling my dogs range
Yes I will Omar, and all of the other user names you have used throughout the years.
  Topic: controlling my dogs range
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 13837

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 12/31/04, 11:40 pm   Subject: controlling my dogs range
LuckyDawg,

Your dawgs are very lucky in deed. Folks like yourself are very special.

Omar, I believe the question was asked, "how to control a dogs range."
Not how to extend range. The three bir ...
  Topic: controlling my dogs range
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 13837

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 12/26/04, 12:51 pm   Subject: controlling my dogs range
Omar,

Have you ever heard of the three bird puppy line? And, how it is used by pros and ameatures alike, to develope range?
  Topic: controlling my dogs range
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 13837

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 12/19/04, 6:19 pm   Subject: controlling my dogs range
Old Soul,

If you are going to plant training birds for your dog, plant them at a distance you feel comfortable with. I prefer my dogs to hunt between 60 & 100 yds. and usually plant between tho ...
  Topic: controlling my dogs range
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 13837

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 12/19/04, 12:25 pm   Subject: controlling my dogs range
Some of the posts above have mentioned nicking a dog to control his range. Most of these folks IMO, use the e-collar for come/ hear only. All of my dogs are e-collar conditioned, for whatever hunting ...
  Topic: Looking for Knowledge
Vom Britt

Replies: 16
Views: 8142

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 02/05/04, 5:21 pm   Subject: Looking for Knowledge
Wiscobob,

As far as I know AKC pointing dog hunt tests are open to all pointing dogs and you can enter any club's test. I have never heard of a closed hunt test but I guess it is possible. Navhda t ...
  Topic: Looking for Knowledge
Vom Britt

Replies: 16
Views: 8142

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 02/05/04, 11:36 am   Subject: Looking for Knowledge
Heck Tony,

If you would show up for one of our training sessions, I would even spring for your favorite beer, as long as it isn't over 24 bits a sixer Wink Wink

Wisco Bob, I joined the Twi ...
  Topic: Looking for Knowledge
Vom Britt

Replies: 16
Views: 8142

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 02/02/04, 12:20 pm   Subject: Looking for Knowledge
Wisco,

The North Central WI. chapter meets monthly starting in March, ending in Aug. We train on the Mead Dog training area just off of of 39 between Wausau & St. Point and the trip should not ...
  Topic: Looking for Knowledge
Vom Britt

Replies: 16
Views: 8142

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/29/04, 9:35 pm   Subject: Looking for Knowledge
Bob, If the Wisco means you are from Wisconsin, the best advice I can give you is to join a NAVHDA chapter. There are like five in the state. Talking with NAVHDA folks from various WI. NAVHDA chapters ...
  Topic: Water test questions???
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 16746

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/28/04, 1:52 pm   Subject: Water test questions???
Me, does that mean you need to prove you own a hunting license Question
  Topic: Water test questions???
Vom Britt

Replies: 44
Views: 16746

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/27/04, 5:44 pm   Subject: Water test questions???
Easy there Dual, these are supposed to be hunting dawgs are they not?Supporting your states hunting privilages by purchasing a state small game license, whether you hunt or not, at least shows you car ...
 
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