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    Trainers?Pros and Cons

    Debating on whether to send my one year old to the trainer.We have gotten to the point in training that I think it would be more beneficial, based on my training expertise to let someone else carry...
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    Not seeing the birds fall

    My pup is a little over a year old and has been on three hunts.But I am having a problem with her seeing the birds fall.When I shoot she is not following the gun to mark and looking at me or...
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    Sitting to the whistle help

    When I blow the whistle instead of sitting on the spot she runs in to me and sits anywhere from twenty to ten yards from me.In the yard close to me she sits everytime I blow the whistle.Any...
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    Launcher for a beginner?

    What is the best launcher for a beginner, who trains by themselves to get without breaking the bank?
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    Being a beginner myself, a word of advice.Get...

    Being a beginner myself, a word of advice.Get smartworks and follow it.
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    Bird dummie?Avery or Dokken

    What is the best bird dummie to use to get my pup ready for the mallards at hunt test?
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    Lucky Launcher II?

    Any advice on one of these?Pros or cons
  8. Thread: Shaking the bird

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    Let me try to be a little more clear.When I say...

    Let me try to be a little more clear.When I say shake I mean like when they have a sock or toy and shake it like they are trying to kill it.Doesnt damage the bird.I just dont like it.
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    Shaking the bird

    My one year old wants to shake the bird like crazy when she is on the way back to me.Any advice on how to stop it?
  10. Thread: Training alone?

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    Thanks for the advice.But one question about the...

    Thanks for the advice.But one question about the walking out and throwing the marks.Do you walk all the way back to the dog to release them or release them from where you throw it?
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    Training alone?

    Any advice on how to get more distance on marks?Dont have any launchers just throwing them.
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    Force on real birds?

    My one year old girl is a little slow at picking up real birds.She gets there a sorda gums at it first before picking it up.These are the first birds she seen.Should I force her on the birds for a...
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    I am following Smartworks.So the only cc has been...

    I am following Smartworks.So the only cc has been to here.
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    Transition from ear pinch to e-collar?

    Moved from ear pinch to e-collar and am having to apply alot of continuous pressure with the collar.I can apply very little ear pressure and she dives for it.But with the collar she either tries to...
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    Medical Advice for pup

    Ever since I got my girl home I have always noticed she seems like she squats to pee alot I mean alot.Could never housebreak her.She new it was wrong its just like she couldnt help it.So I took her...
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    No she is not FF

    No she is not FF
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    Introduced dog to live birds?

    So me and a buddy finally got some live pigeons for the our ten month olds.She went crazy getting after them which was exciting.But the problem is that once she caught them.She would not pick them up...
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    FF.Resisting the bumper.

    We have been in FF for about two weeks using paint roller she was doing great with it reaching for it,picking it up off the ground no problem.So we moved on to the bumper for about two days now and...
  19. Thread: FF?Whining

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    FF?Whining

    I have been in FF for about two days and every time I pinch her ear she starts whining.I am hardly putting any pressure.She is a sensitive dog.Any advice?
  20. Thread: Pigeons?

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    Pigeons?

    I cant seem to find anywhere that I can just go pick up some pigeons.But I know where plenty of them stay around the feed stores.My questions is what is the best way to catch some of them?
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    These temperatures are sure making teaching hold hard.She is breathing so hard cant get her to hold anything long.
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    I am not bashing Avery with starting this post.I...

    I am not bashing Avery with starting this post.I have no ties to any companies just a newbie to the training game trying to get some helpful advice to get the best dog I can get.
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    Pup doesnt like hexabumpers

    My pup 11 months has no problem with tennis balls and birds but seems to have a problem with the bumpers.She will either bring it back by the throw cord or just get to it and pick at it but wont pick...
  24. Thread: Hold?

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    Thanks Evan.I figured you could answer that for...

    Thanks Evan.I figured you could answer that for me.
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    Hold?

    How long should I exect her to hold an object without dropping it before we move on to the next step?
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