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#5861287 - 08/03/15 02:05 PM Shiny coat
USMC89 Offline
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Registered: 05/13/14
Posts: 340
Loc: Chinquapin Tx
I know it's a good thing when a dog has a shiny coat, but I'm wondering will it flare birds? What do y'all do? Throw mud on them after every retrieve?

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#5861328 - 08/03/15 02:26 PM Re: Shiny coat [Re: USMC89]
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Registered: 08/26/05
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Loc: Texas
I got one that matches the grass better than camo and the other blacker than coal. I don't do anything to them camo wise.
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#5861335 - 08/03/15 02:29 PM Re: Shiny coat [Re: USMC89]
Fooshman Offline
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I wouldn't worry about it. I've had birds try to land on my dogs in all kinds of situations and positions.
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#5861340 - 08/03/15 02:31 PM Re: Shiny coat [Re: USMC89]
USMC89 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/13/14
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Thanks. I wasn't sure. I hunt open water and usually have little cover and find a stump to sit on. I have a dog stand for him

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#5861391 - 08/03/15 02:51 PM Re: Shiny coat [Re: USMC89]
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Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 655
Loc: Texas
I have never felt like a well-trained dog that sits still spooks birds. Dogs that don't behave and move around and make noise will definitely spook birds, but I wouldn't worry about a shiny coat at all.
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#5866217 - 08/06/15 12:43 PM Re: Shiny coat [Re: TTUhunter4]
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Originally Posted By: TTUhunter4
I have never felt like a well-trained dog that sits still spooks birds. Dogs that don't behave and move around and make noise will definitely spook birds, but I wouldn't worry about a shiny coat at all.

Agreed.
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