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  1. Post from Steve on prong collars http://blog.k9pro.com.au/prong-collars-e-collars-why/?fbclid=IwAR2YeOi-xFKV5ad8IkAgFs3KpVgHbbYPWrGudI8g4X5ufs_GtKANge9ZlCE
  2. Setters

    We have two English setters & there are definitely breeders here in Australia. Last time I looked there were two older Setters advertised here on DOL.
  3. @Malamum Interesting. I have three prongs from Steve - K9.pro. The first one I bought before he had the Sprenger brand. It comes undone in random places. Then I have two Sprengers. One also comes undone. Always at the same place even when I rearrange the links. That does my head in. And the third one is absolutely fine. My three dogs are walked in a prong, a necktech and a flat collar. As Steve always said to me - use the tool that works for you and your dogs. In my case I'm walking dogs with a combined weight of over 100 kgs so I like the extra safety of a prong in case we meet say a pussy cat.
  4. Pet Insurance

    We were with PetPlan until they went stupid and their cover was great. Now we are with bow wow meow through HCF.
  5. .

    Is Mita still on this forum? Here is some information she gave me back in 2005. And I'm guessing it is still valid. I don't know exactly who the vet was.
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    @HunterDoggy different breeders may have different processes. I've had dogs with very little asked in advance by the breeder, and no contact afterwards. After all, breeders are people too! And mine have been found from the DOL mature dogs page Diva linked to.
  7. Red Fox Labradors

    My boss has one - bought from a breeder somewhere near Sydney. Not much help to you in Perth, but I could ask for the name if you like?
  8. A Springer! Don't tempt me. Not sure what the OH would say about dog #4 however.
  9. Thunder shirts

    @crazydoglady99, you sure did and I still have it. (I did give it away to someone in rescue but she must have given it back to me.) Unfortunately it didn't work for my GSD with storm phobia or my English Setter who is very anxious in cars.
  10. Alternative to a "groodle"

    No, she hasn't yet. I keep giving her homework!
  11. Dog coats - where to buy

    Do you mean this website: http://www.anniescoats.org/ Which style did you pick for your Setter?
  12. My dogs need new coats to wear inside at night. They currently have polar fleece coats, with velcro straps at the chest and belly. The two English Setters have coats. And tonight the GSD looked so miserable I put a coat on her too! Whether it will survive the night remains to be seen. (She hasn't always lived with us.) It seems the company that made these coats may no longer exist. Does anyone have any suggestions? Would waterproof coats be OK inside, or get too hot? And I'm not keen on the "pyjama" style of coat. I think we are better off with straps of some sort.
  13. Alternative to a "groodle"

    I don't think she is being unreasonable saying she doesn't like the thought of a pure poodle. Poodles have a different shape of face to a groodle. And they do seem to have different temperaments to the groodles. @Dame Danny's Darling Styles Dog Grooming comes up as being in Pennsylvania. Somehow I don't think that is the one you mean? @mingaling thank you. That advice was really helpful. @grizabella somehow I don't think a long wait is on the cards. @Thistle the dog interesting. I'll look into the Murray retrievers
  14. Alternative to a "groodle"

    Like this? http://thedogist.com/post/131715420011/razzmatazz-penny-standard-poodles-1-2-yo
  15. Alternative to a "groodle"

    She doesn't like poodles apparently. They do always seem to be "fussed" a lot, but maybe that says more about the owners!