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    This problem was/is prevented and corrected...

    This problem was/is prevented and corrected before e-training.

    An effective "Amish" method is teaching the dog to stop on a whistle between 2 parked cars( or buggies for true Amish). A basic...
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    lining a blind usually involves some gambling. ...

    lining a blind usually involves some gambling.

    Tim
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    Not a common reason for DQ but maybe it should be...

    Not a common reason for DQ but maybe it should be in the name of safety.

    Would you want your thrower to be 3-4 feet in front of the flyer guns? Granted in AKC there is no shot but it is suppose to...
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    My goal: to refresh the visual picture that I...

    My goal: to refresh the visual picture that I want the dog to recall and be confident in the recollection. No shot, little excitement, just set up, look and recall that picture.

    Tim
  5. IMHO getting the dog to "look out" is important....

    IMHO getting the dog to "look out" is important. Experienced markers tend to survey the field as they come to line. They find gun stations on their own and let the handler tell them the order. ...
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    1) At present I do not believe MARC has any...

    1) At present I do not believe MARC has any "membership" status. MARC counts all MH passes at AKC HTs by amateur handlers towards eligibility to their Invitational.
    2)The MN dose have a club...
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    Stopping a young dog at or near the water's edge...

    Stopping a young dog at or near the water's edge to handle(change direction) and stopping a dog for breaking are 2 very different things.

    You may want to work on land walk-ups until his steadiness...
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    At a weekend test? No At the MARC Invitational?...

    At a weekend test? No At the MARC Invitational? Maybe

    MARC can seek permission from AKC to limit dogs/handler for their specific event.
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    Entries usually go up for the time zone hosting...

    Entries usually go up for the time zone hosting the MN. Now that there will be 2 National HTs every other year each zone will experience this increase entry at weekend test. This should offset any...
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    Swim-by is an effective and popular training...

    Swim-by is an effective and popular training technique but dogs were taught to handle on and off points and shorelines prior to the development of this method.
    What methods/ training background did...
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    A major reason for FF is to enable a dog to...

    A major reason for FF is to enable a dog to maintain the "proper attitude" through the pressure that he will experience as you prepare him to handle and play the dog games you say you want to try....
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    Welcome to attrition training circa 1960....

    Welcome to attrition training circa 1960. Teaching young dogs not to cheat was accomplished way before swim-by was ever thought of. But the discipline of swim-by is valued because it gives the dog...
  13. Bloodlines of any retriever will get you the...

    Bloodlines of any retriever will get you the potential to learn how to retrieve. Steadiness to shot, delivery, multiples,... all require training beyond "dropping the tailgate. The same is true...
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    I would and have re- run the dog. The stray...

    I would and have re- run the dog.

    The stray bird constitutes interference. I would call No-Bird as soon as he picks it up the stray. That ends the judging for that set of birds, allows the handler...
  15. [QUOTE=Wayne Nutt;1399594]How wet is wet? An...

    [QUOTE=Wayne Nutt;1399594]How wet is wet? An honest question. What if dog is running in water beside the bank but his feet only, etc are in the water? And he is not swimming, but still in...
  16. Whether it is "more fair and more fun" is...

    Whether it is "more fair and more fun" is debatable.
    There is no doubt that the introduction of "programs" , "force training" and "e-training" has furthered many aspects of American FT dogs. These...
  17. Does the "B" stand for brown? Before the line...

    Does the "B" stand for brown? Before the line you need to pick the right breed.

    " Chesapeakes tend to be deeply devoted .... They can convey with a gesture that simply to be in the presence of...
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    "Passed on" or just never seen again? Tim

    "Passed on" or just never seen again?

    Tim
  19. It is used when the dog is go straight back....

    It is used when the dog is go straight back. Comes in handy especially on a remote send blind. Actually lined one a few years ago.
    It is something handler and dog need to train on since just like...
  20. Breck, Most all upper level competitive CBRs...

    Breck,
    Most all upper level competitive CBRs have many of the same names appearing in the pedigrees . The pool is not real deep.

    Tim
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    Agree,make it fun, establish the cue of "dead...

    Agree,make it fun, establish the cue of "dead bird" to create anticipation of something exciting. Like saying "mark" heightens anticipation, bird boy and pop ups can do the same. I like to use a...
  22. As with any dog be aware of what your dog knows...

    As with any dog be aware of what your dog knows and what he/she doesn't know. Enforce blatant disobedience in a consistent manner and breakdown the honest mistakes into their basic components and...
  23. It is well documented that when the mud of a salt...

    It is well documented that when the mud of a salt marsh is combined with the oils of a Chesapeake's wet coat ducks cannot resist the aroma.
  24. Have had CBRs around since infancy(actually...

    Have had CBRs around since infancy(actually prenatal). Have had an AARP card now for several years.
    It is true that CBRs pick their friends, and they can be picky. I do not consider aggression to...
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    How many clubs would be willing to contact the...

    How many clubs would be willing to contact the AKC and/or RHTAC for regulation changes to encourage more people to judge?

    Tim
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