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    Thanks very much for you reply, I figured the...

    Thanks very much for you reply, I figured the bumper in the mouth would be to easy a fix. I do understand this is a long process but my little girl has so much talent it's worth the effort. Today...
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    I also have a vocal lab 1 1/2yrs old. She is...

    I also have a vocal lab 1 1/2yrs old. She is vocal at the line and also just after she is sent---the more excitment the more vocal----it's definitely a stress reaction. I tiied the approach sugestted...
  3. Thanks Pete for the reply. I now have a way of...

    Thanks Pete for the reply. I now have a way of showing the contrast between a quite release and an unacceptable vocal release. I believe I am making progress for the first time, hopefully it will...
  4. Vocal off the line, has this worked for you?

    I have a 1yr old Lab female who yips off the line when she gets excited. It does not happen if I hand throw bumpers, normally just when I use wingers or blow a duck call before a throw.
    I have...
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    Retreiving live bird question

    My 11 month old pup has her first two JR passes, no problem with shot live flyers or picking up and retrieving dead birds. I wing clipped a live duck this week to get her familiar with cripples. She...
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    Vocal off the line----need help

    I have a 11 month old BLF with lots of drive. She is quiet off the line on hand thrown singles and doubles. If I launch bumpers from my wingers or have a bird boy throw marks she barks twice leaving...
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    Force to pile questions??

    I am using Lardy TRT. I have an 8 month old BLF. Both remote sit force and side send force went very well, excellent response. Started whistle stopping her on return no problem. Started whistle...
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    Lucy's dam is Zips Diamond Lady MH

    Lucy's dam is Zips Diamond Lady MH
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    Here is Lucy 7 months. Very happy with her. ...

    Here is Lucy 7 months. Very happy with her.

    http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t2/clarter/DSC_0043-1.jpg
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    Thanks for the positive comments. Her eyes appear...

    Thanks for the positive comments. Her eyes appear to be similar to her Dad's very focused little girl.
    I live in western NY, plan to HT her starting this summer....
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    NFC AFC Hunter Runs Boo-Boo Puppy at 7m.

    Here is my puppy out of Boo at 7 months. Finished FF and CC, doing puppy doubles and simple casting. Starting pile work. Her dad is the second picture, they kinda look similar. ...
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    She is 6months old and at the walking FF stage. I...

    She is 6months old and at the walking FF stage. I am getting an excellent response with walking FF, she surges forward to get the bumper etc.
    I plan to go back to thrown bumper for her field work...
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    Before I set up the winger I hand threw a couple...

    Before I set up the winger I hand threw a couple of bumpers and then a bird boy hand threw a few marks, all were picked up clean. I did not show her the bumper or the winger close up before I started...
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    What should I do??

    A little background---- a month ago I wing clipped chuckers for my 5 month old BLF and when she flushed them I shot a shotgun primer as the bird flushed and let her capture the bird. She had great...
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    Thanks for the input---I have a second adult lab...

    Thanks for the input---I have a second adult lab in the house so the puppy is socialized with other dogs, plus she has been socialized with a bunch of other labs and bird dogs. I was a little...
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    Scared of little barking dog

    I have a 6 month old BFL. She was spayed last week and had her on a leash walk. A miniature white dog run out of a house barking wildly, my pup went into full escape mode. After I got her home she...
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    I am going through the same painful situation....

    I am going through the same painful situation. Here is a picture of my 13 year olds last duck hunt this fall. Vanderbilt's Hy Test MH call name Tess. I figured she has retrieved 800 plus ducks in her...
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    NFC AFC Hunter Runs Boo-Boo Puppy

    Just wanted to share a picture of my pup out of Boo, She turns 6 months next week and her training is coming along very well. I am using Bill Hillmann's method and video for the first time. Hopefully...
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