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  Topic: Breeder refuses to compensate for bad hips.. What to do?
wgonfan

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 09/20/06, 8:25 am   Subject: Breeder refuses to compensate for bad hips.. What to do?
After 8 months of annoying discussion & argument with the breeder she finally decided to give me 1/2 my money back. It's not what I wanted, but it will help pay for the corrective surgery.
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  Topic: Breeder refuses to compensate for bad hips.. What to do?
wgonfan

Replies: 8
Views: 4850

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 03/30/06, 1:34 pm   Subject: Breeder refuses to compensate for bad hips.. What to do?
No resolution yet.
to answer the other questions:
I do have a written guarantee.
The breeder is listed on GWPC website (thats how I found them)
Can't recall if the own both sire & damn.
IF t ...
  Topic: Breeder refuses to hold up thier end of guarantee!
wgonfan

Replies: 1
Views: 1994

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 03/09/06, 9:58 pm   Subject: Breeder refuses to hold up thier end of guarantee!
Sorry for the double post.


I bought a GWP a while back, the dog has since been diagnosed with Hip dysplasia. When I purchased the dog, the breeder gauranteed him against bad hips or any genet ...
  Topic: Breeder refuses to compensate for bad hips.. What to do?
wgonfan

Replies: 8
Views: 4850

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 03/09/06, 9:56 pm   Subject: Breeder refuses to compensate for bad hips.. What to do?
I bought a GWP a while back, the dog has since been diagnosed with Hip dysplasia. When I purchased the dog, the breeder gauranteed him against bad hips or any genetic defects. When the isssue was f ...
  Topic: GWP & rabbit training
wgonfan

Replies: 4
Views: 4668

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 06/30/05, 12:31 pm   Subject: GWP & rabbit training
I can't find any books or articles on training a versitile breed on rabbits. Can some of you guys make a suggestion?

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  Topic: Problems with "fetch"
wgonfan

Replies: 1
Views: 2234

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 06/23/05, 8:32 am   Subject: Problems with "fetch"
My now 8mth old Male GWP. Has done really well with anything I have tried to teach him (sit, stay, whoa, kennel ect...) except fetch. I used the method outlined in the NAVHDA "green book". for thos ...
  Topic: Dry brittle hair
wgonfan

Replies: 5
Views: 3665

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 04/04/05, 10:02 am   Subject: Dry brittle hair
I've been feeding Iams puppy. Dryness has gotten better since he started taken the dermacaps & the flakes are gone. His hair in that area still pulls out real easliy. I think I'm going to upgrad ...
  Topic: Dry brittle hair
wgonfan

Replies: 5
Views: 3665

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 03/29/05, 3:04 pm   Subject: Dry brittle hair
MY pup - now 4.5 months old. Has some dry skin/hair on his hind end that seems to pull out easy, & will even fall out when brushing or playing. He also has flakes. The vet gave me some "dermaca ...
  Topic: sleep... come out come out where ever you are.
wgonfan

Replies: 6
Views: 2787

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/05, 1:08 pm   Subject: update
Cargo is doing much better, & only wakes up once one most nights, sometimes twice. The best thing of all is that he doesn't "go" in his crate anymore. Cargo is also more willing to get in his crat ...
  Topic: sleep... come out come out where ever you are.
wgonfan

Replies: 6
Views: 2787

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/22/05, 11:01 pm   Subject: sleep... come out come out where ever you are.
yeah, I've tried resizing my crate & he still lays in the mess regarless of the room he has.
  Topic: sleep... come out come out where ever you are.
wgonfan

Replies: 6
Views: 2787

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/22/05, 9:24 am   Subject: sleep... come out come out where ever you are.
Since I got my new pup I have been reduced to about 3 hours of sleep a night. At first it was no biggie, but it's worn on me & my job is starting to suffer from it.

My now 10 wk old gwp barks l ...
  Topic: when to strip.
wgonfan

Replies: 2
Views: 2647

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 02/11/05, 10:45 am   Subject: when to strip.
I normally don't start stripping until about the 12th beer.

Just kidding. @ what age do you normally start hand stripping your GWP to ensure a harsh wirey coat?
  Topic: Ouch!!! why do you bite so hard?
wgonfan

Replies: 3
Views: 2192

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/05/05, 10:22 pm   Subject: Ouch!!! why do you bite so hard?
he's getting better. I've been using the "grab his snout" technic when I'm with-in range. If he is chewing on something or someone I don't want him to chew on I've used the "off" command, when he stop ...
  Topic: Is this normal
wgonfan

Replies: 2
Views: 2402

PostForum: Training for field   Posted: 02/05/05, 10:09 pm   Subject: Is this normal
I'm waiting for my "green book" to arrive so I have had no formal training instructions other that "expose him to birds". so I went out & bought some live quail today, clipped thier wings & l ...
  Topic: Ouch!!! why do you bite so hard?
wgonfan

Replies: 3
Views: 2192

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/05, 2:01 pm   Subject: Ouch!!! why do you bite so hard?
Hey there, I just got my fisrt GW he is only 8 wks old & bites harder than any dog I have ever owned. I was wondering if this is common with GWP. also should I stop the playful bitting all toget ...
 
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