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    Aug. 22, 2016, 03:01 PM
    Just to confuse matters, I have 4' wire filled gates as stall doors. Yes, they swing, but I set mine inside the "frames" of the doors, so while they...
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    Aug. 17, 2016, 01:46 PM
    bdj replied to a thread Keeper was attacked in The Menagerie
    Sounds like you have a good plan, and enlisting a pro is a good idea - they can either guide you or do some of the work on your behalf. I hope that...
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    Aug. 16, 2016, 05:05 PM
    bdj replied to a thread Keeper was attacked in The Menagerie
    That truly is a terrible week, Bicoastal, but here's the part I feel like you need to hear - you got through it. (I'm not trying to Pollyanna you,...
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    Aug. 16, 2016, 09:58 AM
    bdj replied to a thread Keeper was attacked in The Menagerie
    OK, deep breaths, Bicoastal. This is a truly sucktastic situation, but you will get through it, just take things one step at a time, and try not to...
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    Aug. 15, 2016, 02:21 PM
    bdj replied to a thread Keeper was attacked in The Menagerie
    Like Laurie said, a certified letter is very easy to send - just head over to the post office. What you're looking for is "Certified, Return Receipt...
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    Aug. 15, 2016, 01:20 PM
    I used to use the newspaper based litter for my big booger of a cat - and because he was VERY fussy about a clean box, changed it out every single...
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    Aug. 15, 2016, 01:12 PM
    bdj replied to a thread Timber is gone in The Menagerie
    So sorry to hear this, Bicoastal - I never met y'all but I know you and Timber were doing great things together. It's been a rough week.
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    Aug. 15, 2016, 01:07 PM
    Generally speaking, I'd agree that training with two clubs should be fine. My caveat would be that you may need to be ready to "stand your ground"...
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    Aug. 12, 2016, 04:15 PM
    bdj replied to a thread Reactions to fly spray in Horse Care
    My mare had a reaction to the Bronco Gold fly spray early this summer. Regular (cheap) BroncoE has been fine, so I've stuck with that.
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    Aug. 12, 2016, 04:02 PM
    Gonna hop in here and answer for LauraO - This is a trial premium: http://www.ntxagility.com/index_htm_files/RedDirt-Sept-2016-Premium.pdf It's...
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    Aug. 12, 2016, 09:49 AM
    NADAC, USDAA, and CPE don't have breed restrictions, and, as other folks have mentioned, AKC has allowances for "All American" dogs - they run with...
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    Aug. 11, 2016, 05:00 PM
    I have personal experience with AKC and NADAC, and have various friends running USDAA, CPE and UKI - but, really, as other folks have said, what's...
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    Aug. 11, 2016, 01:54 PM
    What about Ellen Charles? http://www.mdhorsemen.com/index.php/about-us/board-of-directors/ellen-charles
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    Aug. 11, 2016, 01:33 PM
    bdj replied to a thread Best grazing muzzle? in Horse Care
    I have a couple of the Easy Breathes for my mare. I get them locally (it's good to be close to Chick's), and even if I had to replace them every...
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    Aug. 10, 2016, 05:03 PM
    Hey, OP - there must be an AKC club somewhere near you - AKC Agility Nationals (the NAC) were in Tulsa last year! Haven't ever run (or even...
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    Aug. 5, 2016, 09:26 AM
    Not exactly the same thing, but a month or so ago, the oldest member of my crew (12-13yo Cardi) got an emergency trip to the vet's office because he...
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    Jul. 30, 2016, 11:47 AM
    bdj replied to a thread Do I or Don't I? in The Menagerie
    My first agility dog loved it, too - screaming in the car as soon as we got near the training building, etc. And that's why I had to retire her. ...
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