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Post by dogman on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 19:18

Hi everyone,
Registered just now and thought I would introduce myself.
Sixty seven year old newbie to motor homes, just a few months with no previous experience.  Retired workshop manager living in S. Wales who has kept many dogs over half a century, mostly English Springer Spaniels, keen trainer of dogs for work.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by KSH on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 19:22

Welcome to Motor-Homers Cal

  

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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by The Burchies on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 19:25

Welcome Cal,
Thanks for introducing yourself, feel free to join in on all the chat etc..& hopefully see you at one of our rallies sometime.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by mike 100 on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 19:27

nice intro welcome
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by Tugga on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 19:39

Welcome to the forum Cal and thanks for taking the time to introduce yourself.  Now pull up a chair and join in the banter.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by dogman on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 20:11

Thanks for the warm welcome everybody, I will endeavor to make a worthwhile contribution to the fora hopefully with some humour where appropriate.  I will browse around the site and get the feel of things before making any posts, I have already tried to answer a PM without success Embarassed, maybe it's not meant to be answered, a welcome message from admin, perhaps someone can enlighten me.
Once again thanks for the welcome.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by Polly on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 20:12

Hia

And welcome   

Hope to see you soon and then you can sort my lovely scatty Izzy out (she's my 3year old cocker spaniel)
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Post by dogman on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 20:18

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Hia

And welcome   

Hope to see you soon and then you can sort my lovely scatty Izzy out (she's my 3year old cocker spaniel)
Hi Polly (love that name), old dogs and new tricks, it gets harder as they get older, not only for the trainer but for the dog also, at 3 it's not impossible but might take some time.
If you have a specific problem I may be able to help so just ask.
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Post by Polly on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 20:26

Hia

Now where do I start

No she's not bad really just enjoys company and jumping up at people
More or less saying I'm here come and play with me
She enjoys company
Think she gets fed up with me
I can hear other members itching to say something
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Post by dogman on Fri 20 Dec 2013 - 20:32

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Hia

Now where do I start

No she's not bad really just enjoys company and jumping up at people
More or less saying I'm here come and play with me
She enjoys company
Think she gets fed up with me
I can hear other members itching to say something
Cockers are "people" dogs, they love us so they love to be carried about hence the jumping up.  An old (and wise) friend from Exeter always says you can tell a springer man from a cocker man by mud distribution, springer men are muddy from their boots to their waist and cocker men are muddy from their waist to their hat.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by mrssid on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 3:26

Hi all. I'm amanda and myself and my hubby have had our motorhome 3 years now. Still don't use it as often as we'd like. Mainly used for weekends away but also have toured cornwall and been to Cambridge rock festival 3 yes running. Looking forward to hearing from you all.

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Post by elldwin on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 6:11

Hi Amanda

  to Motor homers nice to have you on board. Have a browse around the forum and do join in we love having new people on here and let's hope you can make one of our meets sometime.

 
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Post by mike 100 on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 7:13

hi nice intro enjoy our site welcome
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by The Burchies on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 7:58

Hello & welcome mrssid,
Hope you enjoy our friendly site, feel free to join in any discussions or topics.
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Post by dogman on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 9:14

Hello and welcome aboard.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by Chameleon on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 10:39

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Hia

Now where do I start

No she's not bad really just enjoys company and jumping up at people
More or less saying I'm here come and play with me
She enjoys company
Think she gets fed up with me
I can hear other members itching to say something
Cockers are "people" dogs, they love us so they love to be carried about hence the jumping up.  An old (and wise) friend from Exeter always says you can tell a springer man from a cocker man by mud distribution, springer men are muddy from their boots to their waist and cocker men are muddy from their waist to their hat.
Polly Izzy seems a good dog to me.

Welcome to Homers dogman hope to see you on some of our meets.

Dogman our daughter has dog and bitch Sprockers which she has recently bred. Has a girl pup left which she would like us to have but by your description above think we will pass as we would be covered in mud from head to toe Laughing
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by Chameleon on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 10:41

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Hi all. I'm amanda and myself and my hubby have had our motorhome 3 years now. Still don't use it as often as we'd like. Mainly used for weekends away but also have toured cornwall and been to Cambridge rock festival 3 yes running. Looking forward to hearing from you all.

Welcome to Homers mrssid. Hope to see you and your hubby at some of our meets.
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Post by dogman on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 10:45

Sprockers are often deliberately bred by gamekeepers as they often have the best traits of both breeds, the drive of the springer and the irresistible personality of the cocker, both dogs are very "busy", love to be doing something, needs exercise so if you like long walks this is a good breed.  Go for it, a lovely cross with loads of character.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by Quicksam on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 10:46

Welcome Dogman and mrssid.

   
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Post by dogman on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 10:48

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Welcome Dogman and mrssid.

   
Thank you Quicksam, hope to meet up with some of the homers in the coming months.
Stay well.
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Re: New to Motor-Homers

Post by Polly on Mon 6 Jan 2014 - 20:47

Hia 

And welcome mrssid

Where abouts are you located
And thanks for saying something about yourselves
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Post by Chameleon on Tue 7 Jan 2014 - 17:28

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Sprockers are often deliberately bred by gamekeepers as they often have the best traits of both breeds, the drive of the springer and the irresistible personality of the cocker, both dogs are very "busy", love to be doing something, needs exercise so if you like long walks this is a good breed.  Go for it, a lovely cross with loads of character.
Cal

Forgot to say we have two cats that adopted us some years ago. They came to us very frightened and made us think they had been mistreated.  However although we were not cat lovers these two have stolen our hearts.
Previously we had alsation dogs but the last one died of a tumour just before the cats came.  So we are a bit aprehensive about having a Sprocker dog just now.  However daughter says she will breed the dogs sometime in the future so perhaps we will take one of that litters pups.  Exercise isn't a problem as we have fields to take the dogs round and play ball.
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Post by dogman on Tue 7 Jan 2014 - 18:13

Why wait, the cats will still be there.
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