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Colorado Cowboy
04-18-2014, 08:20 AM
After losing my Lab Molly last June, my wife and I were undecided about another dog. Molly was 13 1/2 when I had to put her down and it was really hard. She was a great hunter (a pointing Lab) and friend.

Well we pulled the trigger yesterday and bought a puppy from Eichhorn Kennels in Calhan, Co. The litter was just whelped and as we were first with our deposit, get pick of the litter. This breeder specializes in pointing Labs, so I am really looking forward to picking out our puppy the first week of June. We want another black female.

I'll be training her myself. Have trained several other dogs and have a great place to do it. Nice 2 acre pond and lots of pasture to do the starting field work.

Look forward to doing some pheasant hunting in eastern Colorado, so if any of you know of someone to contact let me know.
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A few pictures of Molly, my last lab.

Hilltop
04-18-2014, 08:45 AM
I have had labs most of my life. It hurts so bad to lose them but the upside is so good I can't live without one. We have a new puppy scheduled for this summer... will be my first white lab. Congrats on the new puppy! If you ever want some Nebraska bird hunting, give me a call. It isn't amazing hunting but you can get a limit every day if you work at it.

Colorado Cowboy
04-18-2014, 09:05 AM
I have had labs most of my life. It hurts so bad to lose them but the upside is so good I can't live without one. We have a new puppy scheduled for this summer... will be my first white lab. Congrats on the new puppy! If you ever want some Nebraska bird hunting, give me a call. It isn't amazing hunting but you can get a limit every day if you work at it.

Labs are wonderful. I might just take you up on it.

Ikeepitcold
04-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Very cool CC glad you decided on another dog. Keep us undated on the training progress.

libidilatimmy
04-18-2014, 11:39 AM
I too have a pointing lab that is 4 now. Those pointing lines are some very instinctive hunters, almost to a fault. Since you'll be getting a pup I'll share a funny story.

He was about four months old and I was into some obedience training with him and I had bought Julie Knutson's book on training these labs. I'd read that book a little every night before bed while the pup stared at me wanting me to play some more. Well one day I came home from work to find that book pulled off of my night stand and laying in the middle of the living room floor a midst a pile of confetti that the day prior was attached to the book. The hardbound cover had about a 4" hole chewed through it like a pack rat. Needless to say, I was not very impressed with the situation but one had to laugh at the irony. I guess Cooper didn't like that style of training.

As much of a pain in the butt this particular dog was as an adolescent, he turned into the best hunting dog I've ever had. Watching their transformation from being little pricks to a polished hunting machine has always amazed me.

libidilatimmy
04-18-2014, 12:12 PM
A few bird hunting pics to get excited about the training process...


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Kentucky hunter
04-18-2014, 08:28 PM
I got one in Feb CC Ive been wanting one for a long time hes 6 months old now hes gona big a hog very smart

OregonJim
04-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Congratulations on the new addition.

This is my girl who turned 5 last month and is just now acting almost grown-up.

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Colorado Cowboy
04-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Nice looking lady.

Hilltop
06-03-2014, 09:43 AM
We got to visit our new puppy last night! My entire family is very excited but we have to wait 3 more weeks before he can come home with us.

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libidilatimmy
06-03-2014, 09:44 AM
They look so innocent at that age...

Hilltop
06-03-2014, 10:19 AM
They look so innocent at that age...

My wife or the dogs...lol

libidilatimmy
06-03-2014, 10:28 AM
My wife or the dogs...lol

HAHAHA.....Well, the puppy of course!

Colorado Cowboy
06-03-2014, 10:39 AM
After losing my Lab Molly last June, my wife and I were undecided about another dog. Molly was 13 1/2 when I had to put her down and it was really hard. She was a great hunter (a pointing Lab) and friend.

Well we pulled the trigger yesterday and bought a puppy from Eichhorn Kennels in Calhan, Co. The litter was just whelped and as we were first with our deposit, get pick of the litter. This breeder specializes in pointing Labs, so I am really looking forward to picking out our puppy the first week of June. We want another black female.

I'll be training her myself. Have trained several other dogs and have a great place to do it. Nice 2 acre pond and lots of pasture to do the starting field work.

Look forward to doing some pheasant hunting in eastern Colorado, so if any of you know of someone to contact let me know.
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A few pictures of Molly, my last lab.

Heading out early Friday am for Colorado Springs. We pick up our new pup on Sat am, already named her Jenny. Official AKC registered name will be Wing Music Jenny of Eichhorn, kennel name has to be in registered name per our agreement with them. I'll post some pictures next week.

Fink
06-03-2014, 11:37 AM
Congrats on the new pup! My wife has been working me over pretty hard for a white lab pup.

I'm not sure I'm good enough to control two of those beasts on a hunt at the same time! but, I do love hunting over a good dog.

Is it duck season yet?
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Team Kabob
06-03-2014, 12:32 PM
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Labs rock!

Fink
06-03-2014, 12:40 PM
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Labs rock!

Yes! And, its a requirement they wear a red collar! Except mine, she hates her collar.

OregonJim
06-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Heading out early Friday am for Colorado Springs. We pick up our new pup on Sat am, already named her Jenny. Official AKC registered name will be Wing Music Jenny of Eichhorn, kennel name has to be in registered name per our agreement with them. I'll post some pictures next week.

Congratulations CC....... post some pics

JasonGNV
06-03-2014, 11:18 PM
Congrats on the new pup. I have a true passion for working dogs no matter the breed or job. Truly the best friends man or woman could ever have.
Wish we had some pheasant around here, chukar, quail and mt. Quail is what ya get.

Hilltop
06-04-2014, 08:14 AM
Congrats on the new pup. I have a true passion for working dogs no matter the breed or job. Truly the best friends man or woman could ever have.
Wish we had some pheasant around here, chukar, quail and mt. Quail is what ya get.

Jason,

You can buy and release pheasant fairly cheap. Adult birds are a little more but if you buy chicks they are very reasonable. (check your states laws) I lived in southern Texas for a while and a local guy raised and released a flock every year so we all had birds to hunt. There is a guy close to me that raises birds if you need help. Let me know.

Colorado Cowboy
06-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Picked up our new puppy Saturday....she is a pistol! 9 weeks old and a ball of fire. Seems to be pretty smart, starting to respond to her name already. Knows what no means (doesn't mean she obeys all the time tho!) and is getting a great start on house training after just 3 days. First night was pretty chaotic, as she fussed a lot, guess she missed he littermates.

I'll get some pictures as soon as I have some time to take them, getting ready for a bunch of company tomorrow. Big regional cowboy action shoot this weekend and several couples will be here from California for the shoot. Over 100 shooters for a 3 day shoot. After the shoot, we are going to take our RV's and boats to Vallecito Lake by Durango for a week of fishing and a little hiking too. New dog gets boarded at vet while we are gone.

libidilatimmy
06-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Congrats on the addition, CC! They are always an adventure the first couple months after bringing them home!

ssliger
06-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Pictures, or she is not real:)

Musket Man
06-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Congrats CC! I will be looking for a pup myself in the next year. I still have 1 dog but the other went to herd the great white Buffalo 2 nights ago.

Againstthewind
06-10-2014, 09:07 PM
Retirement sounds awesome the way you do it CC. Only 32 years to go.

Colorado Cowboy
06-10-2014, 09:14 PM
Retirement sounds awesome the way you do it CC. Only 32 years to go.

Thanks, but a little advice from an old goat who has been there. Enjoy everyday like it was your last as retirement will be here before you know it. I've been retired 14 years and it seems like yesterday I was working. Those 32 years will fly by and one day you'll ask yourself where did the time go. I love retirement and intend on enjoying a lot more years of it!

Hilltop
06-11-2014, 09:46 AM
Congrats CC! I will be looking for a pup myself in the next year. I still have 1 dog but the other went to herd the great white Buffalo 2 nights ago.

Sorry to hear that Musket. I treat my dogs like a member of the family so when you lose one it is very hard. Good luck on your search for a new pup.

Musket Man
06-11-2014, 10:22 AM
These have been my dogs over the last 15 years or so. The only 1 left is the smaller blacker one and she is 11. Found someone in Wyoming with dogs that might interest me if they have a litter in the right time frame. No hurry, Ill wait for the right one to come along. My animals usually find me!

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Colorado Cowboy
06-12-2014, 09:57 PM
This our new Lab puppy...Jenny, 9 weeks old.9688

ssliger
06-12-2014, 10:00 PM
This our new Lab puppy...Jenny, 9 weeks old.9688

Looking good CC

libidilatimmy
06-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Awesome looking pup there! Congrats CC

woodtick
06-12-2014, 10:10 PM
Man labs are some cute little turds!!

AKaviator
06-12-2014, 10:13 PM
Nice looking pup C.C.
Mine's 8 months old and pushing 70 pounds already! They don't stay puppies long, physically at least!

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marcusvdk
06-14-2014, 01:20 AM
This our new Lab puppy...Jenny, 9 weeks old.9688
so cute. I have an American Eskimo thats 2. he is full of energy

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marcusvdk
06-14-2014, 01:21 AM
Nice looking pup C.C.
Mine's 8 months old and pushing 70 pounds already! They don't stay puppies long, physically at least!

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Wow hes s good size dog . looks like he gets into trouble

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Fink
06-14-2014, 07:16 AM
This our new Lab puppy...Jenny, 9 weeks old.9688

What a great lookin pup! It's physically impossible to not fall in love with those little ones.

Team Kabob
09-02-2014, 09:41 PM
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11 years old and still hunting.

Colorado Cowboy
09-03-2014, 08:16 AM
Labs a wonderful hunting companions and really great family dogs too. Jenny is 5 mos old now and really doing great. I work her in the water every day, along with some other basic training for obedience, etc. I will be starting basic field work, hand signals and scent training soon. Everyone who has posted really have some great pictures of the dogs.10489

Winchester
09-03-2014, 09:06 AM
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Hey CC, Congrats on your Lab. Three years ago after my longtime buddy passed away (15 year old beagle) I got a Yellow Lab from "Forever Labs" just south of Calhan. Named him Rocky. I attached a pic of him and his brother at a couple of weeks old and what he looks like now with his new brother, a Golden. They are both great dogs.

Colorado Cowboy
09-03-2014, 09:18 AM
What a coincidence...I got my Lab in Calhan too, from Eichhorn Kennels.

Winchester
09-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Small world. :) Looks like we both got great labs.

Team Kabob
09-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Looking good guys