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Offline bwgdc

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When I was deer hunting last weekend my 14 y/o Brittany had heart problems in the middle of the night and the wife and daughter had to have her put to sleep. She was my best hunting partner gonna miss her like crazy. She got to hunt a few times this year and did amazing for an old slow girl. I am already feeling a huge void in the house with her gone and thinking I need to get another bird dog. I am leaning toward an English pointer but I know very little on breeders for them I donít want a puppy does anyone know of a good line of them and someone who is selling a finished dog?

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2020, 06:56:08 AM »
Always tough. Good luck on finding your new companion.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2020, 07:55:19 AM »
I feel for you. Had to put my boy down 4 months ago and Iím still tore up about it. Good luck on you search. Take your time.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2020, 07:29:56 PM »
Have you looked into Braque Francias?
If you enjoyed your Brittnay it might be worth the look.
So sorry for your loss.
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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2020, 08:16:37 PM »
I have contact information for a Springador (Springer/Lab) Breeder.  If you change your mind DM me for the number. My 1.5 yo female is a natural hunter and great family dog.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2020, 08:59:41 PM »
I have contact information for a Springador (Springer/Lab) Breeder.  If you change your mind DM me for the number. My 1.5 yo female is a natural hunter and great family dog.

One of the best bird dogs I ever owned was a springador aka linger.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2020, 09:28:48 PM »
If you want another Brittany I know of 2 litters that dropped in the last couple.of weeks.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2020, 04:35:17 AM »
I have contact information for a Springador (Springer/Lab) Breeder.  If you change your mind DM me for the number. My 1.5 yo female is a natural hunter and great family dog.

One of the best bird dogs I ever owned was a springador aka linger.
That was the reason I got my little Springador. My best hunting dog earlier in life was a cross of English setter and Golden Retriever, best damn dog. So I started searching out a similar mix, cross of two pure bred hunting breeds. They tend to not get the genetic issues that the purebreds get and actually exhibit the strengths of each breed very well. This Springador has the making to be one of the best hunting dogs Iíve hunted behind.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2020, 05:37:10 AM »
Sorry for your loss. A lot of times a mans best partner isn't another man or woman but a dog. I am regretting the day when I have to put my older Brittany down. I say get another Brit it will make you feel better.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2020, 05:45:34 AM »
Sorry for you and your loss they always leave a void just remember the good times and you will get past it.
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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #10 on: November 16, 2020, 06:25:30 AM »
seriously know your pain, lost my boy a year and half ago, still hurts, miss him dearly.  Sorry for your loss.
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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2021, 01:21:34 PM »
So sorry for your loss
I just had to put my 11yr old springer to sleep on Tuesday hurts and sucks bad
I need to fill that void as well
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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2021, 01:26:30 PM »
 :'(
These threads on a dog cat or otherwise pet dying always makes me sad. Yeah no, help other than my condolences. Sorry about your loss.  :'(
"When my bow falls, so shall the world. When me heart ceases to pump blood to my body, it will all come crashing down. As a hunter, we are bound by duty, nay, bound by our very soul to this world. When a hunter dies we feel it, we sense it, and the world trembles with sorrow. When I die, so shall the world, from the shock of loosing such a great part of ones soul." Ezekiel, Okeanos Hunter

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2021, 03:39:33 PM »
When I was deer hunting last weekend my 14 y/o Brittany had heart problems in the middle of the night and the wife and daughter had to have her put to sleep. She was my best hunting partner gonna miss her like crazy. She got to hunt a few times this year and did amazing for an old slow girl. I am already feeling a huge void in the house with her gone and thinking I need to get another bird dog. I am leaning toward an English pointer but I know very little on breeders for them I donít want a puppy does anyone know of a good line of them and someone who is selling a finished dog?
Hi so I know of a new gundog rescue that has a finished pointer. Believe he was a GWP. I was told he's a FT washout and is around 4 years old. Had been professionally trained. Whoa trained, CC'd, whistle trained, staunch point. If you're interested their website is https://gundogsrescue.com/

Please reach out asap if you might be interested.

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Re: Had to put my hunting partner to sleep last week looking to fill that void
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2021, 07:16:34 PM »
Here's the dog talked about in the post above

 


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