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by deseeker
Tue Jan 31, 2023 9:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Beautiful Portrait of my Llewellyn
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: Beautiful Portrait of my Llewellyn

Nice :D
by deseeker
Sat Jan 07, 2023 3:56 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force fetch help.
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Force fetch help.

You might want to get on your search engine and look up:
Standing Stone Kennels fetch on utube
Ethan has a lot of FREE videos on utube that teach you just about anything on training a dog.
Good luck with you dog :D
by deseeker
Mon Jan 02, 2023 11:22 am
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: Hello from Indiana! New to bird dogs and here to learn
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: Hello from Indiana! New to bird dogs and here to learn

Welcome to the forum. I think you will enjoy hunting with a Brittany. What are you mainly going to hunt?
by deseeker
Mon Jan 02, 2023 11:15 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Happy New Year

Happy New Year!
by deseeker
Sun Dec 18, 2022 10:58 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Pup hesitant to jump in water from Place
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: Pup hesitant to jump in water from Place

Finally, nothing promotes excitement in a water dog like live birds. I used to use clip wing pigeons. Throw them in a pond and let the pup chase. The clip wing will swim with it's wings. The shorter you make the throw, the harder entry you will build. Remember though, that for any confident entry, ...
by deseeker
Thu Dec 15, 2022 8:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Finding The Right Breeder
Replies: 5
Views: 321

Re: Finding The Right Breeder

This will give you a couple online breeder sites. You might look online at Gun Dog Breeders( this is where I used to advertise) They list a lot of breeders. You can narrow your search by breed & state. It will also list who has pups on the ground at this time. Since you aren't in a big hurry, I'd lo...
by deseeker
Sun Nov 27, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pheasant Season
Replies: 20
Views: 633

Re: Pheasant Season

Congrates on the successful hunt. :D I hope you and the dog have many more :!:
by deseeker
Sat Nov 26, 2022 2:31 am
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: Best Way to Eat Pheasant?
Replies: 1
Views: 795

Re: Best Way to Eat Pheasant?

It's pretty simple how I fix my pheasant. All I cook are the pheasant breast. I fillet the meat off the breast and soak it in salt water to draw the blood out of the meat. I then drain it and put the meat into a zip lock bag that is filled with Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing. I let it marinate over ni...
by deseeker
Mon Nov 14, 2022 10:15 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Moon’s first season is underway.
Replies: 22
Views: 906

Re: Moon’s first season is underway.

Looks like he is getting into a lot of different types of birds :D
by deseeker
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:55 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New Member
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: New Member

Welcome to the forum & nice looking shorthair :D
by deseeker
Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:47 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: 2022 AZ Desert Quail
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: 2022 AZ Desert Quail

Looks like you and the dogs had a really good trip :D
by deseeker
Sat Nov 05, 2022 1:33 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Pup’s First Point
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: Pup’s First Point

She's off to a good start :D
by deseeker
Mon Oct 31, 2022 2:42 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Self hunting
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Self hunting

Start your recall AT HOME with the check cord on him along with the e-collar. Call him, start reeling him in useing the stimulation to get him started(if he is moving towards you don't use the stimulation). Once he gets the idea at home, then go to another location after he got it there, go to anoth...
by deseeker
Mon Oct 31, 2022 8:54 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Self hunting
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Self hunting

You said in your post you had an e-collar on him. You need to start reinforcing the come command with your e-collar. Start this at home. I'm assuming you taught him to come at home by having him on a check cord and reeling him in when you called come. Instead of useing the check cord, use the ecolla...
by deseeker
Sun Oct 16, 2022 9:04 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: '22 Season Opener in CT
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: '22 Season Opener in CT

looks like it was a good hunt :D A couple more weeks and our season opens :!:
by deseeker
Sat Oct 15, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Munsterlander people
Replies: 6
Views: 563

Re: Munsterlander people

You might want to look on u tube for smallmunster(all one word) videos. He hunts a lot and has a lot of hunting videos on utube of the 2021 iowa season. He usually hunts at least 3 or4 small munsterlanders at a time. His dogs hold point forever until he gets there, but go when the birds get up. It s...
by deseeker
Tue Oct 11, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: English Pointer Cold Tolerance
Replies: 13
Views: 907

Re: English Pointer Cold Tolerance

I'm probably more concerned about my dogs staying warm on the long drives to and from December hunts than during the actual hunts. As Garrison stated, short-haired dogs seem fine as long as they're moving, but I take a few extra steps to make sure mine are comfortable while being transported. I use...
by deseeker
Wed Oct 05, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How far do y'all let pups chase?
Replies: 28
Views: 1319

Re: How far do y'all let pups chase?

You said you have a garmin 550+ but the dog is too small to wear it. One of my pup buyers bought a female from me & she only is 28#--He runs her with a GPS unit attached to a harness--He says it works real well and he likes it better on the harness then around her neck. He doesn't use the shock part...
by deseeker
Tue Oct 04, 2022 9:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: For your viewing pleasure
Replies: 5
Views: 678

Re: For your viewing pleasure

thanks for posting the video :D
by deseeker
Mon Oct 03, 2022 8:44 am
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New Member from Missouri
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Re: New Member from Missouri

welcome & we need to see a picture of your pup :D
by deseeker
Sat Oct 01, 2022 1:49 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Pups First Point!!
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Re: Pups First Point!!

looking good :D
by deseeker
Fri Sep 30, 2022 9:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: For your viewing pleasure
Replies: 5
Views: 678

Re: For your viewing pleasure

I love watching Eric Forrester hunt videos. I think I have seen about everyone he has put out in the last 5 years.He does quail in KS. Sharptail & hun in Mont. Chukar in heck's Canyon. Pheasant in SD. Sharptail & chickens in NE. The guy gets around, has good dogs, and makes good videos. Thanks for p...
by deseeker
Wed Sep 28, 2022 6:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Puppy Chow
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: Puppy Chow

PPP 30/20 is an all life stage food--it will work for dogs of all ages. I've used it for dogs of all ages and never had a problem. Edit--I looked up the nutrtion on PPP30/20 sport chicken & rice and the nutrition on PPP 30/20 PUPPY chicken & rice --both labels say 1.1% calcium.
by deseeker
Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:00 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Grouse Opener
Replies: 9
Views: 863

Re: Grouse Opener

I'm sure your son will remember this hunt forever :D
by deseeker
Thu Sep 15, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Today's training
Replies: 4
Views: 715

Today's training

We're tuning up Mark's setters for our upcoming Pheasants Forever youth/mentor hunt that is coming up in early October--the dogs are ready :D but Mark & I need to work on our shooting before pheasant season starts in late October :(
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by deseeker
Sun Sep 04, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Hunt Test(pointing breeds) Oct 1/2 in Nebraska
Replies: 0
Views: 1108

Hunt Test(pointing breeds) Oct 1/2 in Nebraska

The Nebraska Vizsla Club will be having an AKC pointing breed hunt test at Branched Oak Trial Grounds(Raymond NE.) on Oct 1st & 2nd. All 3 levels- Master, Senior, & Junior. You will have a chance to earn 2 qualifying scores for your dog. All pointing breeds eligible. Contact Don Bergmeyer 402-499-5998
by deseeker
Fri Sep 02, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bored with no hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Re: Bored with no hunting

Nice fish--It' good to see them starting young :D
by deseeker
Tue Aug 30, 2022 6:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bored with no hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 809

Bored with no hunting

I was bored with no hunting season open, so I headed to Ontario to hunt walleye. I wore my Pheasants Forever hat to feel like I was hunting. I had a good hunt and ate walleye every night. I even caught a couple of big throw back walleye. I also bagged my limit of mosquitos!! :D :D This trip should g...
by deseeker
Sun Aug 28, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wild Birds
Replies: 3
Views: 643

Re: Wild Birds

:D :D :D
by deseeker
Sun Aug 28, 2022 7:28 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Ruby's first point on her own
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Re: Ruby's first point on her own

Looks like she's figured it out :idea: :!:
by deseeker
Sun Aug 28, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Went to the dark side
Replies: 10
Views: 1128

Re: Went to the dark side

Great looking pup.
by deseeker
Sun Aug 28, 2022 7:12 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New MI Member
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: New MI Member

Nice looking pup & welcome to the forum. :D
by deseeker
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: First Hunt - Looking for Tips
Replies: 14
Views: 1365

Re: First Hunt - Looking for Tips

With a young dog you might want to hunt alone or with one gun if you take someone along. As garrison stated only birds handled properly should be shot. I believe the more birds shot over the dog the better and the more you take her out the more progress will be made. If you have fun the dog will to...
by deseeker
Thu Aug 11, 2022 10:48 am
Forum: Dogs for Sale
Topic: EXCEPTIONAL GSP LITTER
Replies: 10
Views: 1256

Re: EXCEPTIONAL GSP LITTER

Tim--
Great pedigree & nice looking pups :D They should turn out to be great bird dogs :!:
by deseeker
Tue Jul 12, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New from KY
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: New from KY

Good looking dogs
by deseeker
Mon Jul 11, 2022 10:02 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New from KY
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: New from KY

welcome to the forum. We need to see a couple of pictures of your dogs. :D
by deseeker
Fri Jul 08, 2022 9:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Caught my training assistant working with a dog.
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: Caught my training assistant working with a dog.

It's great to have an assistant that knows what she is doing :!: :!: :D
by deseeker
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Meet Axe
Replies: 71
Views: 21086

Re: Meet Axe

Axe looks good :D
by deseeker
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Once more unto the breach dear friends!
Replies: 17
Views: 1163

Re: Once more unto the breach dear friends!

Post some pictures when you get your pup. :D
by deseeker
Tue Jul 05, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Once more unto the breach dear friends!
Replies: 17
Views: 1163

Re: Once more unto the breach dear friends!

Unless you post the pedigrees or post the titles on the dogs, people can't help you out. In American Field pedigrees you look for ch(field title) in front of the dog's names. In AKC pedigrees you look for FC or AFC titles(field trial dog title)in front of the dog's names or JH, SH, or MH (hunt test ...
by deseeker
Sun Jul 03, 2022 6:47 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New here
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: New here

welcome to the forum. post pictures of your dog when you get it. :D
by deseeker
Sun Jul 03, 2022 8:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Surprising swim
Replies: 13
Views: 1227

Re: Surprising swim

If she retrieves on land, now your set to do water retrieves with her :D
by deseeker
Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:37 am
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: New hunter from WA
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: New hunter from WA

Welcome to the forum. Make sure you post pictures of your pup when you get it. :D
by deseeker
Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Hunter titles: JH/SH/MH
Replies: 66
Views: 9303

Re: AKC Hunter titles: JH/SH/MH

Thanks on the follow up & picture. Keep working with him and you'll have a good hunting dog that you will get a lot of years hunting over. :D
by deseeker
Tue Jun 21, 2022 3:13 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: Motivator for exercise, 7 month old pup
Replies: 10
Views: 819

Re: Motivator for exercise, 7 month old pup

I'm glad you found out that he likes to swim. That's a good exercise for him, especially in hot weather. I've had a lot of britts and they have ALL been high energy dogs--I think you just have a layed back calm one :D I haven't had much energy difference between my males & females. Good luck with th...
by deseeker
Tue Jun 21, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Brittany Puppy Training/Bird Exposure
Replies: 16
Views: 1708

Re: Brittany Puppy Training/Bird Exposure

Sureshot--Good looking pup. :D
by deseeker
Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:03 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training fields
Replies: 5
Views: 1084

Re: Training fields

See if you can find a NAVHDA club in Alabama that is close to you. They will have training grounds, birds, equipment, & people that can help you train. They have training days & you could go to one of them to see if you would like to join the club. Good luck with your dog.
by deseeker
Fri Jun 17, 2022 8:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Brittany Puppy Training/Bird Exposure
Replies: 16
Views: 1708

Re: Brittany Puppy Training/Bird Exposure

I used to breed about 1 litter of britts every year or two. Starting about 6 weeks old, I would start exposing the pups to dead quail. By the time they went to their new homes, I had them carrying the dead quail around--I even had a few of them bringing them back to me and getting a treat in exchang...