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  1. Our club will choose to do the same. No EE fees...

    Our club will choose to do the same. No EE fees no National fees just a simple Master hunter pass. If we can't get judges we won't have a test but I'll bet I can find someone to judge. This whole...
  2. In order for events to count toward NATIONALS...

    In order for events to count toward NATIONALS they are now going to REQUIRE that all clubs use EE.

    "Entry Express is developing a separate software tool formember and non-member clubs to utilize...
  3. AKC clubs already have to pay AKC $3.50 per entry...

    AKC clubs already have to pay AKC $3.50 per entry to record their entries for AKC titles. As the new EE 'rule' is written at the present time, clubs must pay EE an additional $4.50 per dog (or a...
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    Here is the bird video I made from this weekend....

    Here is the bird video I made from this weekend. Hopefully you can see the difference here with her disinterest in the birds at first and then actually retrieving them.

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  5. Thread: Chomping on hold

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    Good question. Yes, I teach the hold with very...

    Good question. Yes, I teach the hold with very slight lip or ear pinching when he drops the item. After I was sure that he completely understands 'hold', I transitioned into Hillmann's fetch method....
  6. Thread: Chomping on hold

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    Yes, I gradually transition into lip pinch and...

    Yes, I gradually transition into lip pinch and then ear pinch when they drop the object.

    Yes, many react that way to stress especially with the collar. I think these calm hold sessions without any...
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    Well the before video would have been pretty...

    Well the before video would have been pretty boring! Just imagine her and I standing together when I throw something. Then imagine her and I still standing together. ;-)

    She had absolutely no...
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    Here is another video to display that...

    Here is another video to display that 'FRUSTRATION CREATES DESIRE'. As I said earlier in this series, I gave Bill a call about a couple of dogs that I had in for training which showed very LOW...
  9. Thread: Chomping on hold

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    Here is a clip I made yesterday. It is a very...

    Here is a clip I made yesterday. It is a very 'low pressure' way of actually teaching the 'hold' command. Yes, it is very time consuming. I believe there are no short cuts for making a lifelong...
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    Here is a video I made for someone who asked the...

    Here is a video I made for someone who asked the same question. It shows the steps used but is not a progression of teaching a dog. The dog I used had already been through the steps as a young dog. I...
  11. Thread: Lanse Brown

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    Godspeed, Lanse, you just found new grounds to...

    Godspeed, Lanse, you just found new grounds to train on!
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    Yes, it is basically reverse psychology. I have...

    Yes, it is basically reverse psychology. I have used it on my sticky dog for over 5 years with success. It works in trials and tests because it is not collar related.
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    I would highly recommend that you watch this...

    I would highly recommend that you watch this video by Michael Ellis, "The Power of Playing Tug with Your Dog". He has learned possessiveness and must be reprogrammed to avoid future episodes later in...
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    Hi Nikki, I'm going to try and answer your...

    Hi Nikki,

    I'm going to try and answer your question since this thread seems to have gotten sidetracked as many times they do.

    I just got off the phone with Bill and asked him your exact...
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    I'm secretary for North Miss. Amateur Retriever...

    I'm secretary for North Miss. Amateur Retriever club and was past sec. of Mid-South Hunting Retriever club before EE when we did hand entries, so I know what a pain hunt test entries can be. This...
  16. Thread: Memphis trial

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    Congrats Chad Clagg and Roscoe for Jamming the...

    Congrats Chad Clagg and Roscoe for Jamming the Open and the Am. Great job for a newby ammy!!
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    'burn' 'zap' and 'lightning strike' are also NOT...

    'burn' 'zap' and 'lightning strike' are also NOT what I'm talking about........finesse training is.
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    I still think you are missing what I'm saying. It...

    I still think you are missing what I'm saying. It is NOT a 'burn' but a very low continuous stimulation. If you will place your own hand on the collar while doing this, you can tell the difference. ...
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    THANKS SO MUCH, Chris and MissSkeeter, for the...

    THANKS SO MUCH, Chris and MissSkeeter, for the confirmation that my info is useful. I certainly didn't make the video with thoughts that more than one person would even watch it since it was made for...
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    Yes, as Paul says, this is the 'art' of dog...

    Yes, as Paul says, this is the 'art' of dog training. How much adverse stimulation do you use on each particular dog to get the desired response??

    Introduction to the ecollar on a pup should be a...
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    Thanks Thomas D, Wiilldd1, MNHunter!

    Thanks Thomas D, Wiilldd1, MNHunter!
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    Wow what a sad direction this thread took....BJ...

    Wow what a sad direction this thread took....BJ Gatley (whoever you are since I can't even find you on a people search on Entry Express so.....) bad on you!

    MNHunter just wanted to know how to get...
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    Hillmann specialized in training young dogs to...

    Hillmann specialized in training young dogs to the fullest of their potential. Basically specializing in derby dogs that could run a trial every weekend and sometimes two trials a weekend. He knows...
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    North Miss Amateur Retriever Club had a hunt test...

    North Miss Amateur Retriever Club had a hunt test this spring without using EE. I was the secretary and used all Google. Google Sites and Forms which added entries automatically to a Google...
  25. I believe it is for sale-ability alone. Most...

    I believe it is for sale-ability alone. Most buyers are only looking at EIC status and not the whole picture.

    In the long run I could care less about whether they are clear or a carrier. Are they...
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