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Forum: Hunting Dogs
09-21-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,368
Posted By Cara

Black Mouth Cur pups NM

Black Mouth Cur pups born 9/13, will be ready to go 11/10. Sire is huge, approx 90lbs. Dam is 55lbs. Both have Weatherford's Ben breeding. Sire is 1/8 Mountain Cur. Dam is registered and over...
Forum: Hunting Dogs
09-03-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,164
Posted By Cara

Black Mouth Cur litter due 9/17

We're expecting a litter of pups around 9/17, and the vet says it's going to be a big one! Both parents are working cow dogs from cattle/hog lines. Sire is a 90lb yellow/black brindle, dam is 60lbs...
Forum: Taxidermy
02-09-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Cara

Thank you for your help, I will try that.

Thank you for your help, I will try that.
Forum: Taxidermy
02-09-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Cara

It is the horns. It hasn't been boiled, it has...

It is the horns. It hasn't been boiled, it has just been out in the weather (I found it). They're not terrible, but they are dried out.
Forum: Taxidermy
02-08-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Cara

Addax skull flaking

I have a nice Addax skull but unfortunately the horns are flaking a little. Is there anything I can do to fix it or is it a lost cause?
Forum: Sporting Dogs
05-01-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

RE: ******* snake!

Would you believe it, my new Bloodhound got bitten last night!! [:@] She had an appointment for Friday to get the rattlesnake vaccine, and had been snake-proofed. The method was different to the one...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
03-16-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,173
Posted By Cara

RE: Gun shy dog ?

God bless you for taking her in. Nothing chaps my ass more than the attitude that once a dog shows it has some kind of issue, you can just dump it off on someone else and go and get a 'new' one. No...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
03-16-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,923
Posted By Cara

RE: dogfood price-OMG

Not to mention the savings on vet bills, and the benefits ofhaving a dog that is fitter and more resilient. Human athletes can't live off junk food, so why should a canine athlete be able to? If i've...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
03-16-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By Cara

RE: And the Best Tracking Dog- The envelope please

There are several reasons why Bloodhounds do not make good bird dogs. Firstly, I have never had one that was remotely interested in birds. Secondly, since birds fly rather than run, they cannot be...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-20-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,277
Posted By Cara

RE: First dog.Need deer tracker and bird dog

When did I say that they should backtrack?
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-20-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,277
Posted By Cara

RE: First dog.Need deer tracker and bird dog

Which would be my point entirely. If hounds followed old trails they would backtrack, but they don't (unless you inadvertently train them to). A hound will follow the freshest trail available, so why...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-20-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,277
Posted By Cara

RE: First dog.Need deer tracker and bird dog

Not true. A hound CAN follow a trail a couple of days old, but they are trained to follow the strongestscent, ie. the freshest track, otherwise they would track backwards.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-04-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,317
Posted By Cara

RE: Bad case of English Setter tear stained eye?

Try this:

http://www.dog.com/itemdy00.asp?T1=210204%20108
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-26-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,277
Posted By Cara

RE: First dog.Need deer tracker and bird dog

It sounds like you need a German Shorthair. A Bluetick will do what it's bred to do when you cut it loose; run, hunt, and stick to a trail no matter what (including you calling it back).
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-12-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Cara

RE: Hypoglycemia? Shaking retriever

Yes, they couldn't find anything wrong with her, and she hasn't done it since. She's only a young dog, she turns 2 on Saturday, and is extremely hyperactive. It works out great for being a search dog...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-05-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,031
Posted By Cara

RE: Lets see your dogs.

A slightly better one of Woodrow, my husband's cur.

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Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-05-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,031
Posted By Cara

RE: Lets see your dogs.

The original gang with our old Bloodhound, 'helping' us move.


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Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-05-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,031
Posted By Cara

RE: Lets see your dogs.

Our latest addition, Miss Moneypenny.

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Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-04-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Cara

RE: Purina Pro Performance?

Oh no, I didn't take it that way, sorryif my post wasunclear. I meant I feel guilty about not getting the newest dog from the pound, and going to a breeder instead. I do feel awful about what...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-04-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Cara

RE: Purina Pro Performance?

Yes two of my dogs are rescues, as was the one that passed. We recently got another Bloodhound, but this one came from a breeder. Luckily for themthey are somewhat hard to find in shelters,...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-04-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Cara

RE: Purina Pro Performance?

I haven't asked the vet about it, but I wonder if feeding smaller quantities of a higher calorie food would help too. That way the dog's stomach would not be as full, but it would have all the...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-03-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Cara

Hypoglycemia? Shaking retriever

I'm wondering whether any of you have experienced this with your hunting dogs. I have a 2 yr old Lab/Golden mix, that I use for search and rescue. She worked pretty hard during training today, and...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-03-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Cara

RE: Purina Pro Performance?

We lost our Bloodhound suddenly in September due to gastric torsion. The cause in her case was unknown, but the vet advised with all deep chested dogs to:

1. Feed multiple meals, at least two...
Forum: Hunting Dogs
09-17-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,231
Posted By Cara

Looking for Majestic Treehound or Bloodhound puppy

My search and rescue dog, a Bloodhound,just passedon,and Iam trying to find a puppy to use for mantrailing. If anyone knows of any Tree Hound breeders, i'd be very grateful if you could put me in...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
09-01-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

30 seconds is a long time at GSP speed! One thing I didn't mention is the destructive side if they don't get enough exercise. Obviously it varies from dog to dog, but mine will start chewing on...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
08-22-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

I think we have got way off topic. My point was not that he should necessarily go to the pound to get himself a hunting dog; what I was trying to say was that despite having a horrible start in life,...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
08-20-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

The dog was not under my supervision at the time. It does not help to have salt rubbed into the wound.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
08-20-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

I thought a fellow dog owner would be above such comments. Apparently I was mistaken. Shame on you.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
08-20-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

Just look at the thread from the lady whose Lab puppy bit her daughter. Out of the five dogs we have had, the only one that has snapped is the one that came from a breeder. We have never had a...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
08-01-2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

RE: ******* snake!

We got the third rattlesnake of the week yesterday. The dogs are driving me crazy, but nobody is spending long outside until they have been to snakeproofing.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-30-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

No dog should show aggression to family members or those it is familiar with, end of story. Temperament is key to any good working partnership; a vicious dog is a liability, not a joy. How can owning...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-29-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

RE: ******* snake!

They are both doing very well thanks. Kodiak (the black one) just has a wound on her nose where the swelling burst, and it is healing great. I'd recommend the product I have been using on it to...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-29-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,237
Posted By Cara

RE: Worming your dog?

Heartgard Plus contains an intestinal wormer as well as one to kill heartworms, so nothing else is needed. The generic, Heartgold Plus, is much cheaper and excellent. I buy it from...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-29-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,711
Posted By Cara

RE: Which Dog to Get

I have no idea where these descriptions of 'aggressive' pointers are coming from. We have a GSP who is around a year old, and he is extremely gentle and careful. He is affectionate but not...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-14-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

RE: ******* snake!

The 'before'

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Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-14-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

RE: ******* snake!

Thanks for your good wishes. One of the dogs got bitten twice, but she is much younger and is almost back to normal already, other than the wound on her nose. The vet changed her mind about operating...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-14-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

RE: ******* snake!

Thanks. I am actually in north eastern New Mexico now, about 50 miles north of Tucumcari.The twodogs are not hunters, I train them for Search and Rescue with a group out of Amarillo TX, and every...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-14-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,934
Posted By Cara

RE: my dog bit my daughter...

The only thing you'll teach a puppy by 'throwing' it into its kennel is that the kennel is associated with punishment and is not a safe place, which goes against the den theorythat crate training is...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
07-14-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,580
Posted By Cara

stupid snake!

Two of my dogs got bitten by aDiamondback on Sunday night in our yard...the same snake my husband nearly stepped on in the dark two nights before, and he still hasn't been caught. My Bloodhound has...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
06-13-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Cara

RE: dog in flower bed

Put a small electric fence around it. The kits are about $30 at farm/ranch stores. It also works great for keeping them away from trash cans, and broke mine of digging under fences in about 20 mins.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
06-13-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Cara

RE: dog found 430 miles from home

Another good reason for having dogs microchipped. I found one loose on the ramp onto the highway last week, and managed to get close enough to leash it. He had a microchip tag, and the company were...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
05-06-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Cara

RE: Microchip ID

Microchips and tattoos are also great for ensuring your dog doesn't end up in a laboratory. Those who use dogs for experiments cannot touch one that has a chip or tattoo, and some animal control...
Forum: Hunting Dogs
05-06-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By Cara

Nova Scotia Duck Toller needing a GOOD home!!

I saw this advert on a local website. It looks to be a nice dog in need of a hunting home bad.

http://www.forums.larryville.com/viewtopic.php?t=28281
Forum: Sporting Dogs
05-06-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By Cara

Is anybody looking for a Duck Tolling Retriever?

I saw this advert on a local (Lawrence, KS) website. I've heard how hard these are to come by, and it looks to be in need of a good home.

http://www.forums.larryville.com/viewtopic.php?t=28281
Forum: Hunting Dogs
02-22-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,520
Posted By Cara

RE: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Puppies for sale?

Why not a Flat Coated Retriever? They are a little easier to find, but still unusual, and every one I ever met back home in England was very trainable and hardworking, but also a great family dog. I...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
02-21-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Cara

RE: Hunt testing a dog?

I think you are missing my point, or my post was confusing. The dog was unlucky enough to end up in the pound at around 4 months old, after being found running loose. I don't know anything more about...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
02-21-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Cara

Hunt testing a dog?

I'm wondering if there is any easy way for a non-hunter to assess whether a dog would be any usefor hunting. The new GSP has settled in well and I am torn between training him for SAR and finding him...
Forum: Hunting Dogs
02-21-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,520
Posted By Cara

RE: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Puppies for sale?

Try this:



Parent Club Contact Information

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club (USA)

Contact: Sue Van Sloun
Forum: Sporting Dogs
02-20-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By Cara

RE: pics of my current pups

What are the elbow/hip scores for the dam and sire?
Forum: Sporting Dogs
02-06-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By Cara

RE: Should I or shouldn't I?

I'm just outside Amarillo. The pound told me he was fixed, but when I collected him I found that wasn't the case. They must have got confused, they had quite a few dogs. He looks around a year, maybe...
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