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  1. northern lad

    Phil loyd

    Yeah,hes a big miss on here,genuine wise words from experience,allways offers encouragement ,and ive yet to see him belittle man or dog on here...
  2. northern lad

    SCOOBY

    Can't understand anyone crabbing man,dog or book....nowhere does he assume expert status or imply the dog was a world beater.It was nothing more than the tale of a man and his dog.Never saw the dog run or met the man ,but that's irrelevant...it is what it is...a book...to be read and enjoyed as such.Dont get why a man/dog gets pulled down ,can only assume it's jealousy....no matter what he put the miles ,time and graft into both dog and book and should be congratulated on it.By the way I'm not one of JDs superfans,I own several of his books and I've said before on here ,some of the content put us in a bad light...
  3. northern lad

    Forum members age?

    50 in July....how the f**k did that happen...
  4. northern lad

    Working border types

    There's still some out there,I know a fella with stuff from Levi.
  5. northern lad

    Old hand teaching the youngster .....

    I do like that pup Ken,shes a cracker...
  6. northern lad

    whippet advice

    Non ped,definitely...
  7. northern lad

    Beddy in the mix

    Keep the pics coming mate,some cracking dogs there....
  8. northern lad

    A sadder than sad day.

    Feel your pain Phil,I pts my 13 yr old bitch on Friday...Chin up mate RIP DUSTY.atb Dave
  9. northern lad

    New to the site/working dogs

    Lost my bed/whip/grey earlier this year ,more than happy with him so got same again but with a splash of collie in it...it's the most neurotic animal I've ever owned...scared of it's own shadow...if it wasn't for my daughter I think I'd have pts ...collie....never,ever again .no way
  10. northern lad

    Pure saluki x whippet

    They're not all small,some are 70lb +...with more than enough drive ...
  11. northern lad

    Pure saluki x whippet

    Don't know where in Yorkshire you're from but if I were you I'd get myself to Askern ,some seriously good non peds run there.Theyre a friendly lot too,It's a good day out....
  12. northern lad

    Pure saluki x whippet

    If she were mine I'd be looking for a well bred 30/40 lb non ped...there's plenty about if you do your homework...atb Dave
  13. northern lad

    Shit will hit the fan

    Freelance or not ...if they pay him,they employ him,albeit on a temporary basis...surely???
  14. northern lad

    Shit will hit the fan

    The BBC also employ Chris Packam....
  15. northern lad

    Not eating

    Rice pudding mixed with a tin of sardines...
  16. northern lad

    how i miss

    Only seems like last week I fetched her over to you...Hope you're alright mate...
  17. northern lad

    Good Running dog books?

    J.Darceys Scooby is a good read.
  18. northern lad

    Longest living lurcher

    If it makes you feel better terry every time i have mine pts i wonder if i should have done it sooner...Allways feels like the ultimate betrayal to me...even though i know its the right thing to do....
  19. northern lad

    Massive Thanks

    Some good lads on here....glad youre getting your dog back lance..
  20. northern lad

    Planned litters?

    Bit of a long shot I know,but is anybody planning on breeding a litter of lab/grey or pointer/grey pups in the near future?I'm asking for a friend of mine who lost his old bitch earlier this week.Hes a good lad,goes about his business quietly and looks after his dogs very well.Any info appreciated.Cheers Dave
  21. northern lad

    how i miss

    Hope you're well keith,think we all miss reading about your latest exploits...
  22. northern lad

    Lurcher lures

    Look on you tube there's a few good vids on there.A transit starter motors the way to go....
  23. northern lad

    Planned litters?

    How's the lurcher bred mate?
  24. northern lad

    Planned litters?

    That's exactly what he's after Phil...a mouching partner....doesn't need a speed machine or a coursing dog.When I was after a pup a couple of years ago Northernlite put me in touch with him,he gifted me a pup ,wouldn't accept a penny...we keep in touch he's a cracking lad,when he told me he'd lost his bitch last week he said he was after this cross in the future.So I'm trying to help him out atb Dave.
  25. northern lad

    Vitamins and minerals

    Never used it on the dogs but it stopped red mite on the chickens in its tracks when all else had failed...cracking stuff imo atb Dave
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