Ed and Trudy Moody
Home of 2x NGDC FC AFC Echo's Little Bit of Clown
2007 National Gun Dog Champion
Hi-Tailyn Kennel
Scott and Alease Bodenstab

Owner's of 
Gertrude's Blue Brandi, JH

Pointing Breed Field Trials
by Kathy Diamond Davis
Very informative aritcle covering
the basics on Pointing Breed Field Trials
on www.VeterinaryPartner.com.
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Ricochet Kennel
Becky & Todd Hardgrove

Owner's of 
multiple Field Champions, Amateur Field Champions, Dual Champion, Show Champion GSPs

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Just a Dog

From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, it's just a dog," or, "that's
a lot of money for just a dog." They don't understand the distance traveled, the
time spent, or the costs involved for "just a dog."

Some of my proudest moments have come about with "just a dog."

Many hours have passed and my only company was "just a dog," but I did not once
feel slighted. Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by "just a
dog," and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of "just a dog" gave me
comfort and reason to overcome the day.

If you, too, think it's "just a dog," then you will probably understand
phases like "just a friend," "just a sunrise," or "just a promise." "Just a dog"
brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust, and pure unbridled
joy. "Just a dog" brings out the compassion and patience that make me a better

Because of "just a dog" I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly
to the future. So for me and folks like me, it's not "just a dog" but an
embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the
past, and the pure joy of the moment. "Just a dog" brings out what's good in me
and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.

I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a dog" but the
thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being "just a man." So the next
time you hear the phrase "just a dog." just smile, because they "just don't

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  Ray Dohse  
Eshod Farm

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