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  1. sent you a pm

    sent you a pm
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    Always remember that if you can't get it on land...

    Always remember that if you can't get it on land then you are not going to get it in the water.
    If you did your force to pile work correctly on land then take it to the water. Mark the pile with a...
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    Blake Dog training is the art and science of...

    Blake
    Dog training is the art and science of getting the dog to do something that he would not normally choose to do himself. There are three basic parts to the problem, TEACH, FORCE, REINFORCE.
    It...
  4. Line breeding Cosmo lines is like playing Russian...

    Line breeding Cosmo lines is like playing Russian roulette with an automatic
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    Indirect pressure is not punishment. It is...

    Indirect pressure is not punishment. It is motivation to try harder. I know it seems irrational on the surface but it works very well.
    Keep in mind that if you correct a dog while he is running he...
  6. You are right. This subject has been beat to...

    You are right. This subject has been beat to death, along with slipping whistles, barking and whining at the line, breaking, refusing to handle (miss casts) and cheating water and/or cover.
    Most...
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    Singles with one gun are used to improve basic...

    Singles with one gun are used to improve basic marking, develop confidence, initial shore breaking and
    Teach the fundamentals of holding a line. Singles off multiple guns open up a whole world of...
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    Phil The force fetch program prepares the dog...

    Phil
    The force fetch program prepares the dog for the advanced idea that he MUST do what he is told.
    It is very likely that your FF program is/was incomplete. If you are like most, you forced your...
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    You might be doing just that. Wine and people are...

    You might be doing just that. Wine and people are a lot alike. Most improve with age but the occasional bottle turns bad with age.
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    First, the correct terminology is not blinking,...

    First, the correct terminology is not blinking, it is head swinging. Blinking is when the dog finds the bird, but refuses to pick it up. Head swing happens at your side and is a product of incorrect...
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    Jen I hate to come across as the bad guy but you...

    Jen
    I hate to come across as the bad guy but you need to realize that you were not training your pup, you were testing her.

    You got away with it but if she had broken you would have had no...
  12. Thread: Lineage?

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    The good qualities seem to diminish with time and...

    The good qualities seem to diminish with time and constant work is required to maintain high quality traits however one bad dog anywhere in the pedigree will seem to haunt you forever.

    One bad...
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    I have noticed that some people like to train...

    I have noticed that some people like to train while hunting and others do not.
    The truth is that you cannot do anything with your dog without training him. He is going to draw conclusions about his...
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    If you do a search you will find that crap eating...

    If you do a search you will find that crap eating is an ongoing problem for a lot of people.
    None of the suggested solutions worked for me. I finally switched to a high quality, grain free food and...
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    Start with a vari kennel. Use a rope to guide him...

    Start with a vari kennel. Use a rope to guide him in and a bumper to let him out.
    Once he understands the game you can reinforce the command “Kennel up” with the e collar. Then transition to a...
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    Exactly how old is your dog? (months)

    Exactly how old is your dog? (months)
  17. One of the most common problems the amateur dog...

    One of the most common problems the amateur dog trainer is confronted with is that of “steadying” his dog. They seek advice on the internet, from other amateur enthusiasts or from professionals.
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    3 handed casting, (better known as baseball) is...

    3 handed casting, (better known as baseball) is frequently taught incorrectly by assuming it is all about getting the bumper. It is not. It is about the dog going where he is sent from a remote...
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    Paul The simple answer to your question is yes,...

    Paul
    The simple answer to your question is yes, you should refocus the dog before sending. But there are larger issues that need to be addressed.
    For those who are not so succesful as you I would...
  20. Because thats the way god made em

    Because thats the way god made em
  21. I'm told Rebel was a very difficult dog to train...

    I'm told Rebel was a very difficult dog to train early on. I have trained pups from eight of his litters and I believe I was told correctly.
    Line breeding on Rebel would very likely be a mistake but...
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    Wow! Gooser. That sounds like the beginning of...

    Wow! Gooser. That sounds like the beginning of sagacity. My compliments to the people you have been training with.
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    OK, I stand corrected. You received one really...

    OK, I stand corrected. You received one really good response. I’m going to do something here that I probably should not do. I’m going to expand on Dennis’s statement. I’m sure Dennis was brief...
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    Way to kill a thread? That is an increditably...

    Way to kill a thread? That is an increditably rude thing to say considering they answered your question very well.
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    It sounds like your friend may have been throwing...

    It sounds like your friend may have been throwing his own marks from the line for a long time.
    This builds a mental barrier in the dog making him unable to go past the “barrier”.
    Tell your friend...
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