Discussion in 'Shooting, Hunting and Fishing' started by Gremlin, Jun 25, 2013.
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Finally got round to getting one after all these years......
Congrats, she/he (?) looks great! Enjoy having a dog, it's great.
You wanted to get a red X?
Good choice, you know where to come for training books and kit. I take it the dog will read the training notes?
P.S. if that is yours, the light eyes are a particular trait looked for by the older trainers for biddablity!
I also appreciate the depth of field. Grand looking dog mate.
I like the idea, but I'm trusting more in the 5 generations of FtCh's behind her..
That was a bonus btw, she was bred by a friend. She started retrieving to order at 12 weeks!
Nice pup, at that age it looks a lot like a small munsterland setter (KLM, Kleine Munsterlander or heide Wachtelhund), which is my favourite allrounder. My own KLM dog is 12 now, despite hearing loss and weak eyesight, he's still the boss dog and he is still fit enough to mix it with the piggies.
Start em young I say:
But what about the Pekinese* is what we really want to know
* - and the neighbours and the lodgers and the ...
Ugly, interesting comment on the eye colour. When a pup or springer cross had bright yellow eyes - and was known as the Devil Dog with good reason. He's just turned four and they've now turned orange, he's a lot calmer and well-behaved but the manic stare is the same....
Keith Erlandsson was always on about the eyes of pups but many other good trainers say dont worry!
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