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  1. Thread: It's not fair!

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    It's not fair!

    If I go one whole day of lounging around and doing nothing to improve my appearance I look like a penny waiting for change. My beagle
    Calhooun accompanies me and does nothing (except for a couple...
  2. Thread: Heel Lifts

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    Get stuffed.

    Get stuffed.
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    beagle body types

    Just from casual observation it seems that beagles' "builds" fall into two types; broad chested, wide bodied beagles and deep chested, narrow bodied beagles. Do these body types breed true? Does a...
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    Regardless of breed some dogs do not make good...

    Regardless of breed some dogs do not make good pets, and regardless of breed some people should not have a dog. The reasons are many and varied.
  5. Thread: 2 yr Old in snow

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    Did you cut any fresh tracks?

    Did you cut any fresh tracks?
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    sorry

    There are no rabbits in Australia. Only kangaroos.
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    walking made easy

    For several decades and thousands of walks I was towed back and forth by a succession of powerfully pulling beagles. I refused to use a choke collar or a pinch collar for reasons you probably...
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    What, if any, is the down side to the use of a...

    What, if any, is the down side to the use of a "front clip harness?" I have heard them recommended but have no experience with their use.
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    The age of the dog you wish to start is a basic...

    The age of the dog you wish to start is a basic condition. You need to make yourself a major player in Molly's hunting experience and expectations. This involves several solo trips with Molly into...
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    My experience with 11 or 12 (I forget) beagles...

    My experience with 11 or 12 (I forget) beagles over 35 years suggests that in some significant ways beagles are much like the Viet Cong or the Iraqi Insurgents or the Taliban. Beagles are...
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    You could possibly save $300 by running your pup...

    You could possibly save $300 by running your pup with just one older beagle who will run rabbits but not deer. There are many such dogs, and the pack instinct is strong, but you can't teach an old...
  12. Thread: Slow Down Girl!!

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    Sounds like you have got yourself a fine hound....

    Sounds like you have got yourself a fine hound. Enjoy!
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    I suggest you leave your tee shirt rather than...

    I suggest you leave your tee shirt rather than your coat. The tee shirt probably has more scent, and I once left my coat for the dog to return to and some *** stole my coat!
  14. Thread: Slow Down Girl!!

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    My experience has been that beagles that hunt can...

    My experience has been that beagles that hunt can be divided into three categories, starters, trackers, and pushers. Rarely are fast dogs like your Maggie good starters, but that's no problem if she...
  15. Thread: he's a sprinter

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    Keep the other pup and sell the sprinter, or use...

    Keep the other pup and sell the sprinter, or use him exclusively on white rabbits.
  16. Shoot the rabbit, pick it up, and stand there. ...

    Shoot the rabbit, pick it up, and stand there. Your dog will come along presently and you can put a leash on her. What you see as a fault in your beagle is their chief joy and mission on earth.
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    A roadside sign in South Carolina - "Calhoun...

    A roadside sign in South Carolina - "Calhoun County." "Calhoun" sounds respectably houndish.
  18. Thread: inground fence

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    I had a beagle (Dexter) who would lower his head...

    I had a beagle (Dexter) who would lower his head , start yipping, and run through an underground fence although he was wearing a shock collar set on "high." And yes, the shock collar did work, which...
  19. Thread: Boehning beagle

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    Boehning beagle

    My beagle boehns and boehns, but never gets around to doing his job - hunting. Should I punish him or brush up on my phonics?
  20. Thread: Noisy Beagle

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    I've had ten beagles and hunted them all. After...

    I've had ten beagles and hunted them all. After 11 months without a dog we are picking up beagle pup #11 next week.

    It doesn't take long to recognize the voice of an individual hound, and it's...
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    Beagles are lousy at multitasking but excel at...

    Beagles are lousy at multitasking but excel at focusing and perseverance. What we perceive as "stubborn" is usually a disagreement over priority at the moment, and who gets to determine that priority.
  22. Thread: Don't shoot!

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    Don't shoot!

    Rather than discharge firearms to train a gun-shy beagle I have found it safer, easier, and cheaper to fold up a bunch of "caps" from a kid's cap pistol, place them in the jaws of a pair of pliers,...
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