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#3144693 - 01/29/13 08:51 PM Update on my German Shorthaired Pointer!
infoman jr.
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Registered: 10/05/03
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Loc: Elizabethtown, KY

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Well he's not much of a pup anymore. Gunner's growing like a weed. Some of you may remember Vapor 1 posting this little feller in the classifieds a couple months ago. Vapor 1 was great to work with, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone needing a good dog. While we were there meeting our new pup, one of Vapor's labs jumped into the bed of my F350, with the tailgate up! I've never seen a dog jump so high.
We stopped near Nashville on our way home and met up with jmb4wd and his kids. Other than that quick stop, he slept the whole 3.5 hours. Unfortunately, his smell didn't get any better when he was asleep \:\) I've driven him 4.5 hours to Morristown and back, and he slept in the floorboard the whole time. I guess the diesel is relaxing.
Here's a shot from the ride home for the first time.

I knew he was going to be a good one right off the bat. Within 24 hours of being home, he was sitting and lying down on command. I used a clicker to train him and it worked wonderfully. He was crate trained instantly, and only had half a dozen accidents in the house (never a #2 thankfully).
He's 5.5 months old now and is off the leash when we go outside. He'll sit and let me walk away from him 50 yards and come when I call. He pointed for the first time yesterday. It was a meadowlark, but he thought it was the most important bird in the world! He held it for over a minute.

Here's a shot from today. He's quite the soft-mouthed retriever. He'll let me take a bumper or dummy from his mouth no problem.

I just wish he wasn't such a light sleeper! \:D
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#3144697 - 01/29/13 08:53 PM Re: Update on my new German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: infoman jr.]
Barrett
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Registered: 11/09/06
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Loc: Nolensville, TN

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Beautiful dog!
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#3144701 - 01/29/13 08:55 PM Re: Update on my new German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: infoman jr.]
J.W.308
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Registered: 08/11/02
Posts: 1760
Loc: Beaver ,Tn USA

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great looking pup
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#3144788 - 01/29/13 09:23 PM Re: Update on my new German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: J.W.308]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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Loc: FRANKLIN COUNTY

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awesome
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#3144878 - 01/29/13 10:16 PM Re: Update on my new German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
gasman
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Registered: 07/21/11
Posts: 1467
Loc: South of the Hatchie

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Beautiful pup.
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#3144898 - 01/29/13 10:46 PM Re: Update on my new German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: gasman]
biglefty20
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Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 3688
Loc: Spring Hill/Giles County

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Lucky lol...if he would of been liver/roan I would have grabbed him up
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#3144907 - 01/29/13 10:56 PM Re: Update on my German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: infoman jr.]
Rob R.
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Registered: 04/25/11
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Loc: Collierville TN.

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That dog needs to learn how to relax! \:D
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#3144943 - 01/29/13 11:22 PM Re: Update on my German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: Rob R.]
jmb4wd
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Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 1188
Loc: Christiana, TN

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Man, has he grown!!! Looks like yall are really enjoying him!
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#3145189 - 01/30/13 07:39 AM Re: Update on my German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: ]
7mm08
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Registered: 09/12/07
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Loc: In a river hopefully!

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You're hooked. Great looking GSP! Mine is 16 and she runs the house!
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#3145231 - 01/30/13 08:19 AM Re: Update on my German Shorthaired Pointer! [Re: 7mm08]
farmin68
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Registered: 11/08/03
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Loc: In a tree clinging to my guns ...

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That is a beautiful dog. If we had a decent bird population, I would have one.
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