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    My New Shooting Companion (Fox Red Labrador)

    Good Morning All

    Here is my new shooting companion. I have waited some time for a friend of mine to have a litter of pups and here is the one I got.

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    From the size of his paws at 13 week old he looks like he is going to be a big strong dog.

    I have got him as a peg dog for game shooting but with a bit of luck and training he maybe able to track a deer or two.
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    He's absolutely gorgeous. Lovely colour. Hope you have a lot of fun with him!
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    Stunning lad take it steady with his training. You will have a faithful pal all his life.

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    He's a bonny looking pup. Do you think he'll grow into his pasties/ paws?

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    He's lovely, hope he turns out to be a real cracker. ATB

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    I got my first Lab 13 months ago, she is firstly a family pet and secondly my picking up dog, she was given a partridge to play with when she was 4 months old, and then just played with. I know I have been incredibly lucky but she is absolutely bombproof, easy to train, has never worn a lead and only needs showing two or three times.

    Last Saturday I went beating and the shoot had been let down by their picker up - he'd double booked himself. I was asked to step in and explained that she was a pup who'd stood on my peg twice but I'd give it a go. She picked up at least 8 runners, retrieved perfectly and I reckon by the end of the day she'd picked 25% of the bag. Including 2 really good finds. I was like an 8 year old boy, which made 2 of us as my 8 year old son was with me! I honestly don't think Ive ever had as much fun and am hoping the picker up makes another double booking!

    Good luck with what looks to be a fine strong dog.

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    Last week and 7 weeks old!

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    He's a wee cracker, I'm sure he'll find a deer or two for you!

    All lls the best with him.


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    Here we are with a bit of a update, he is now 6 1/2 months old and a absolute cracker. I haven't really done much with him as my mate where I got him from said not to rush him, and seen as he's helping me with the training I need to take note.

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    Such a proud and handsome dog to say I am chuffed to bits with him is a understatement
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    Nice looking dog!

    These three are all from the same litter, now 13 months old. My dog, Simba, is the closest. Cant wait to get him out in the field.

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