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  1. Thread: popping

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    I would consult with a local pro or experienced,...

    I would consult with a local pro or experienced, successful amateur who can watch you.
    This :

    "When I send her is running slow and waiting for it turning her head back at me. Sometimes it will...
  2. Hi! The point of single T is not to send them to...

    Hi!
    The point of single T is not to send them to the middle, stop them and handle every time; the point is to send them to the back pile and occasionally stop in the middle and cast to a pile. You...
  3. Thread: popping

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    Have you done force en route on your FTP? Have...

    Have you done force en route on your FTP? Have you applied it when she pops on the T? That's what it's there for....
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    I built a cat door on the porch so the cat could...

    I built a cat door on the porch so the cat could get out in the back yard without me having to open the door.
    My 68 pound golden somehow contorts himself and can get out of the kitty cat door. It's...
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    My golden does this especially on drills. If you...

    My golden does this especially on drills. If you walk toward him right as he gets within 5-6 feet, he'll back off. Or, a whiffle ball bat LOL
  6. I've found the setups in Master to be much more...

    I've found the setups in Master to be much more technical (trained response) and judged tighter as well.
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    Hi Wayne I do not assume to answer for Dennis,...

    Hi Wayne I do not assume to answer for Dennis, but I personally think that seeing improvement in speed or intensity on blinds in just one session of using birds mean that is a very short-term answer,...
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    it's cuz they can't get into master tests

    it's cuz they can't get into master tests
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    THANK YOU EVERYONE for such a great thread,...

    THANK YOU EVERYONE for such a great thread, especially Ted & Dennis. I really appreciate it!
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    I've only seen the dog run one series that had no...

    I've only seen the dog run one series that had no blinds and it did great. The handler put it out with handling on two marks in the other series. The dog has run about ten tests and only passed one...
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    Darrin, that is a valid question for BREEDERS but...

    Darrin, that is a valid question for BREEDERS but it's not a judge's responsibility to determine if the dog is of breeding quality. We all know that letters after a dog's name (or before it) only...
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    Hypothetical : Walking on Blind in Master test

    Hypothetical question :)

    You are a Master judge. First series. Dog comes to the line and picks up the triple in a clean and unremarkable fashion - a credible job, no problems.

    Lines up for the...
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    CH OTCH CT Highmark Mirasol Once A Knight UDX3 JH...

    CH OTCH CT Highmark Mirasol Once A Knight UDX3 JH MX MXJ WC VCX OS SDHF OBHF 5 all-breed Bests In Show and two-time National Specialty Best of Breed winner (2001 & 2002) ------- had a white spot on...
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    Are you starting from a sit or walking her toward...

    Are you starting from a sit or walking her toward the pile before commanding fetch? Did you do walking fetch with the ear pinch before this step? Will she drag you to a single bumper (either thrown...
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    I think we will see more clubs not renew their MN...

    I think we will see more clubs not renew their MN memberships and this whole stupid mess goes away. What good is it to be a MN club if you limit entries? Wasn't the whole reason you joined to be a MN...
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    Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
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    This. I would not be doing stand-alone marks with...

    This. I would not be doing stand-alone marks with the pup with you as the gunner -- you're encouraging exactly what you perceive as the problem. He needs lots of singles from a gunner on short grass...
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    "Several" out of 400+ ---- um ---- sucks "Just...

    "Several" out of 400+ ---- um ---- sucks

    "Just sayin"
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    I have to agree on all points Corey brought up in...

    I have to agree on all points Corey brought up in his post #23. Too long to quote.
    I really haven't participated enough in HRC to know the history and politics behind it but it's ironic this was the...
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    That put a smile on my face! Congrats Joe &...

    That put a smile on my face! Congrats Joe & Dixie!!! :)
  21. Thread: Lining Up

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    Wagon wheel will help, but this is classic...

    Wagon wheel will help, but this is classic bugging. I would try walking forward until he focuses on the back pile. If this doesn't get you anywhere you may need to just do a heel-nick-heel then send....
  22. Thread: Gross Subject

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    You got it. High 6 no collar conditioning and I...

    You got it. High 6 no collar conditioning and I waited until poop was in the mouth. You may sniff but not touch. Nasty petsitting bitch who had done this for years while her owners slowly despised...
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    Cute!! And hey I made that GRCA magnet :)

    Cute!! And hey I made that GRCA magnet :)
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    Yep. Get a crate. Hire a dog walker if you are...

    Yep. Get a crate. Hire a dog walker if you are gone longer than 4 hours.
    Using pee pee pads is a TERRIBLE way to housetrain a dog. All that does is teach them to pee inside, specifically, on...
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    Now that is COOOOOOL Congrats Carol & Blitz!!!! :)

    Now that is COOOOOOL Congrats Carol & Blitz!!!! :)
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