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    E-Collar Contact Points - Long or Short

    Just curious as to what most people find work best when using the e-collar, the long or short contact points.
  2. Thread: Kuranda Bed

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    What fabric do you recommend for them? We have...

    What fabric do you recommend for them? We have pretty hot summers in Mississippi, so was leaning towards the vinyl weave.
  3. Thread: Kuranda Bed

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    Kuranda Bed

    For those that have Kuranda Beds, what size do you have? Looking for one for my lab that weighs around 65 lbs.
  4. Thread: Furminator

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    Furminator

    Looking at getting a Furminator. What size do y'all use on a lab and do y'all use the short hair or long hair model?
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    Trimming Dog Vest

    Can someone give me some advice on how to trim up a dog vest? My dog's vest needs trimming up in the armpit area. Do I just cut away some of the material around the armpits until it fits properly and...
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    Would live quail be a good bird to use in...

    Would live quail be a good bird to use in training?
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    I am following Fowl Dawgs and it doesn't show him...

    I am following Fowl Dawgs and it doesn't show him using ducks with force fetch. But it is getting close to duck season so I figured I needed to be working with some birds. I haven't seen him using...
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    What else should I be doing with my dog in...

    What else should I be doing with my dog in introducing him to birds since I am a little late starting this process of his training? Should I get some live pigeons?
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    Thanks Evan I will do that. This morning I just...

    Thanks Evan I will do that. This morning I just gave him some retrieves. I didn't try any work with hold or anything.
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    Thanks for the advice guys! I used a thawed out...

    Thanks for the advice guys! I used a thawed out bird this morning and he didn't crush it. He was a little slow to pick it up, but I'm sure that will get cleared up with more and more repetition.
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    Thanks Wayne I will give that a shot.

    Thanks Wayne I will give that a shot.
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    Duck I was using was frozen.

    Duck I was using was frozen.
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    My dog is a 16 months old. Hasn't been introduced...

    My dog is a 16 months old. Hasn't been introduced to ducks or feathers before.
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    Help With Frozen Ducks

    Tonight I started using frozen ducks with my dog. I started by just giving the duck to my dog and commanding hold. He had an issue with wanting to chomp down on the duck. I commanded hold, gave a...
  15. Thread: Steadying Drills

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    My dog is about a year and a half and I'm working...

    My dog is about a year and a half and I'm working on trying to get him steady for the upcoming duck season. When I go hunting I won't be doing any shooting I'll just sit with my dog to make sure he...
  16. Thread: Steadying Drills

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    Steadying Drills

    Can someone give me some drills to work on steadying my dog while training by myself? I don't really have anybody to train with most of the time.
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    I switched from diamond naturals a while back...

    I switched from diamond naturals a while back when they had the recalls. I am now feeding exclusive. Price and the ingredients are pretty similar.
  18. Thread: Walking Fetch

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    With fowl dawgs ff is done from the ground. We...

    With fowl dawgs ff is done from the ground. We never used a table. His attitude has been good throughout the process. His drive is fine if the bumper is thrown. He even does fine if the bumper is...
  19. Thread: Walking Fetch

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    Swampbilly, I believe my dog was properly...

    Swampbilly, I believe my dog was properly pressure conditioned but I could be wrong. I think it could be an issue of understanding the command. If there is a bumper on the ground in front of him and...
  20. Thread: Walking Fetch

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    Captainjack, if I throw out the bumper he will go...

    Captainjack, if I throw out the bumper he will go after it no problem. It is just with the bumper laying on the ground already that seems to be the issue. I haven't really done much collar...
  21. Thread: Walking Fetch

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    If we are just walking he will pick it up...

    If we are just walking he will pick it up sometimes. If he doesn't pick it up I command fetch and ear pinch.
  22. Thread: Walking Fetch

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    Walking Fetch

    I am following Fowl Dawgs and have finished up force fetch and started working on walking fetch. When approaching the bumper he barely goes for the bumper, so I have started jogging to build up his...
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    I have been following Fowl Dawgs and have not...

    I have been following Fowl Dawgs and have not used Hillmann's puppy DVD. I was wanting to use the fetch DVD because I heard that it was pretty easy on the dog. I have been using a very low nick. It...
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    Hillmann Fetch Command

    I am trying to force fetch my dog using Bill Hillmann's The Fetch Command. My dog will hold and do ob while holding. I believes he understands fetch, as he will reach out for the bumper, leap for the...
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    Welded Wire Kennels?

    Are there any down sides to a welded wire kennel?

    I have a chain link kennel right now and my dog has learned to pull up the chain link fencing from the bottom to get out. I believe I have a way...
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