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  Topic: Invisible Fence
allourmuddys

Replies: 12
Views: 5776

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 03/16/07, 3:43 am   Subject: Invisible Fence Alternative
We had the Invisible fence in one of our homes, it is an inexpensive alternative to fence in large areas, but as others have said, if they want something our dogs would bolt the line - then cry to com ...
  Topic: Some Behavior Problems with my GWP..
allourmuddys

Replies: 7
Views: 5008

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 01/21/07, 10:21 pm   Subject: Some Behavior Problems with my GWP..
My lab has some of the same issues with being jumped - was beat up over several months when young <8 months - with smaller dogs there are no problems - our male Springer - 1/2 his size - The two of ...
  Topic: Some Behavior Problems with my GWP..
allourmuddys

Replies: 7
Views: 5008

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 01/21/07, 11:37 am   Subject: Some Behavior Problems with my GWP..
My female is now 11 and pretty much ignores other dogs unless they come up to her and start showing signs of dominance - if they try to assert dominance, she will give them a warning growl. Her size ...
  Topic: shed finding
allourmuddys

Replies: 11
Views: 6112

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/16/07, 6:37 pm   Subject: shed finding
Thanks, Very Happy I've been talking to a lot of people and asking if anyone has heard about it. Most said no!! I'll pass this on.
  Topic: shed finding
allourmuddys

Replies: 11
Views: 6112

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 01/14/07, 7:32 am   Subject: shed finding
I've never heard of anyone using dogs looking for the sheds. Wisconsin recently legalized using dogs for blood tracking - Sounds like it would work - good luck!!
  Topic: Ticks
allourmuddys

Replies: 11
Views: 7681

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 01/01/07, 7:24 pm   Subject: Ticks
Thanks for the info. I'll look into it and see if I can find it down here. We moved from Minnesota - no Fleet Farm's down here so I'll have to look on the web.
  Topic: Ticks
allourmuddys

Replies: 11
Views: 7681

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 01/01/07, 11:20 am   Subject: Ticks
I was looking on the web for more information about Invermectin. When you move toward the generic form, it looks like there are two strengths, 1% and 0.5% and different types of application, oral, in ...
  Topic: Boar hunting
allourmuddys

Replies: 20
Views: 14045

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 12/17/06, 9:47 pm   Subject: Boar hunting
The GWP is the english translation of "Deutsch Drahthaar" - which in its past was used for wild boar. As far as the GWP being used for that type on hunting today, I would suspect it isn't, ...
  Topic: GWP and Running
allourmuddys

Replies: 2
Views: 2357

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 12/16/06, 9:12 pm   Subject: GWP and Running
My wife and I foster GWP's for GWP Rescue and have found after conditioning the dogs can easily run a couple of miles while we ride a bike. At one point we had 5 dogs to exercise everyday. One male ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
allourmuddys

Replies: 15
Views: 10118

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 12/16/06, 9:53 am   Subject: doesn't come back
Ladybug,
Have you looked at the two websites about collars? I was reviewing them and there is a lot of good information about collar training. With any training aids, you need to use them to reinf ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
allourmuddys

Replies: 15
Views: 10118

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 12/13/06, 8:52 pm   Subject: doesn't come back
Jon,

I've heard of dogs getting collar shy if they are overcorrected. One person I talked to said if they had the collar on the dog it would behave perfectly, have you had any experience with this ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
allourmuddys

Replies: 15
Views: 10118

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 12/13/06, 6:40 pm   Subject: Doesn't come back
We had similar problems with our female. After we were confident she would heal on leash, we used a 50' check line and a semi-enclosed area (baseball field). We teamed up with the help of our kids a ...
  Topic: Ticks
allourmuddys

Replies: 11
Views: 7681

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 12/12/06, 8:30 pm   Subject: Ticks
The ticks were crazy in Minnesota & Wisconsin even with the Frontline, but we moved to Kentucky last spring. Had two of my dogs out a couple of times each and didn't pick up any ticks on them or ...
  Topic: Ticks
allourmuddys

Replies: 11
Views: 7681

PostForum: Hunting   Posted: 12/01/06, 10:10 pm   Subject: Ticks
I have hunted different dogs in Minnesota, North Dakota & Wisconsin for the last 25 years. Almost every time we went out we came back with ticks. The worst of it was last year in Northern Minnes ...
 
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