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Bloodlines Editor's Notes

The Seventh-Year Phenomenon

12/19/2013: In September, the following statement to our judges by Wayne Cavanaugh, was included in the Third Quarter Judges Newsletter, and was posted on the UKC website.
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The Coonhound Advisor

Q & A

11/04/2014: Scoring Dead or Caught Game Q: What is the proper procedure for scoring each of the following situations? 1. Dogs baying a coon in a live trap? 2. Dogs treed, bayed on a dead coon. 3. Dogs carrying a dead coon (a coon they did not catch) in to cast.
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Coonhound Bloodlines Editor's Notes

The Seventh-Year Phenomenon

11/04/2014: All clubs are most likely aware of the seventh-year calendar shift that occurs for scheduling events. All coonhound events are scheduled by the weekend of the year they are held, which is pretty sensible. Every seven years, however, there is a date shift – the dates change significantly, but not the scheduled weekend. Next year, 2015, is one of those years.
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DED News

2014 Gateway National Online Entry

09/30/2014: 2014 Gateway National Online...
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Dog Show Tips

Episode 5: Movement Patterns

06/28/2012 03:14:18 PM: In episode 5 of Dog Show Tips, Will Alexander explains more about movement...
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Full Circle

Q & A

11/04/2014: Q &...
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HTX = Coon Dog

How do we draw more dogs?

11/04/2014: How do we draw more...
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Out On A Limb

Squirrel Dog World Championship

02/10/2014: As most of the country (including me) is basically snowed-in during this latest winter storm, I can’t help but think of better squirrel hunting days ahead.
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Notes From The Field

Sinfad's Bridge Opal 'Topaz' the Best of the Best (By Tom Dafnis)

09/20/2013: Topaz’s grandmother “Sinfad’s Casey May” is out of plantation stock from the Thomasville, GA area. She was bred to an All Age shooting dog that belonged to a dog trainer friend that ran a hunting operation for a large private plantation there. Her blood lines go back to some of the big running All Age dogs 30 years ago that are in the Hall of Fame today.
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Ringside Conversations

Breeding Top Dogs

04/09/2014: How fortunate is any breeder who has a top quality bitch to carry on his breeding program. It doesn’t happen all that frequently, so those thus blessed should feel obligated to do the very best possible for her when selecting a mate.
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Your Dog, Your Rights

The New USDA Regulations Simplified

11/04/2014: In August, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published their final rule in the Federal Register, announcing changes to regulations regarding importation of dogs under the Animal Welfare Act.
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