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Now here are a some POINTS!

I like a dog that points, and when it points I want it to look proud, confident and sure. Take a look at these pointers to see what I mean. These are POINTS!  — the kind of dog work that’s thrilling to look at and shoot over. Like this:Like Loading…

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Our season begins…

Today is going to be a great day. This will Lexi first day in the fields, and I can’t say how excited I am to get her into some birds. Grouse and Woodock season opened in Maine on October 1. Normally, I would have been out last weekend. But a wedding and some previous got […]

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Fans of the TV show Downton Abbey, you know that attention to detail is one of the things that makes this period drama so much fun. From the tea set used on Lady Mary’s breakfast table to the cut of Lord Grantham’s suit, Downton Abbey gets things right — most of the time, anyway. In […]

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Last Saturday, my wife and I took Lexi to the local pool for “Doggie Day”. We thought Lexi would have a good time in the water. She didn’t. It looks like water retrieves may be out. Like this:Like Loading…

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One of the first questions my vet asked me when he saw Lexi was: When would you like to bring her in and have her spayed? When he found out that I was planning on holding off, he asked if I planned to breed her “Not necessarily,” I said. My breeder suggested holding off on […]

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The New York Times ran an interesting article last Wednesday titled Feeding Your Canine Athlete. Here are few points I pulled from the piece: “Many people who run or walk with their dogs treat them like human running partners, offering them sips of Gatorade or half of a sports bar during a workout. But the […]

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My new English Pointer Lexi is almost 21 weeks old now, and she’s growing fast. She’s up to 20lbs – almost 1/2 of how much she’ll eventually weigh – and her dexterity and coordination is improving. Training wise, she knows her name, and she’s picking up some basic commands: Come, Down, and NO (she hear’s […]

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We’re 2 1/2 weeks in with our new pointer pup Lexi. She’s a handful, but we’re loving her. Like this:Like Loading…

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Books. Chairs. Cabinet counters. My wife’s toes. These are all things our new pup Lexi loves to chew on. We’re on day six with her, and so far Lexi is sleeping through the night, and we’re not having any messes in her crate or in the house. The chewing and the nipping is a bit […]

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Introducing Lexi…

I’m finally back from my fishing trip and some other travels. This past week has been especially busy: I started a new job on Monday and on Thursday this little bundle arrived. Her name is Lexi. She’s out of Superior Pointers in Bayfield, WI. She’s a fantastic pup, and my wife and I are thrilled […]

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