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  1. Actually Jeff... I have FT titled chocolates ...

    Actually Jeff... I have FT titled chocolates available to breed -- see signature . Have bred with Gator Point and gotten some great pups --- as well as others. You missed my post earlier...
  2. Since no one asked about my NFC FC AFC Storm's...

    Since no one asked about my NFC FC AFC Storm's Riptide Star that was the first USA chocolate National Open Champion and also an Open Finalist thought I would add him. His father was FC AFC...
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    I have been around competitive HT and FT Labs ...

    I have been around competitive HT and FT Labs since 1985-6.
    I have 70+ dogs train here every week (summer season) on my 55 acres with six ponds. Names of dogs and Pros that most would...
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    DLR Jim describes the different ages... ...

    DLR

    Jim describes the different ages... Remember he is covering seven months of development in two+ hours. Look again and I think it will sort out for you.
    Yes ---it is a great deal of...
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    I have the RSK DVD by Jim Van Engen and really...

    I have the RSK DVD by Jim Van Engen and really like it . It is the best I have seen available to teach the first seven or eight months of a pup's life. I buy everything (for years and years) ...
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    Freezeland Not sure if you are getting my...

    Freezeland

    Not sure if you are getting my posts.
    Write me at mf96nfc@centurytel.net
    I have a couple ideas for you that might help


    Marilyn

    Marilyn J Fender,
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    freezeland Please write me at...

    freezeland


    Please write me at mf96nfc@centurytel.net
    I found an old email from you on my PMs. Sorry I don't look at those often and only look at RTF once a week or so and don't read all the...
  8. Most of the dogs that train here on my property...

    Most of the dogs that train here on my property (about 70 a week --mostly FT retrievers) use the Seresto collar that protects from multiple bad things.
    Foster and Smith at...
  9. If this workshop slide by without your noticing...

    If this workshop slide by without your noticing it ---- It is an excellent day to attend.
    Check with Becky above to see what space is still available.

    Jim and his teams at Right Start has...
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    If you would like to chat in further detail . ...

    If you would like to chat in further detail . I am happy to do so. Write me at email address below :
    cnminfo@centurytel.net or mf96nfc@centurytel.net
    I own 96 NFC FC AFC chocolate that...
  11. My 1996 NFC FC AFC Storm's Riptide Star could...

    My 1996 NFC FC AFC Storm's Riptide Star could not see orange on grass at 15 feet --- even just playing on my lawn with him.
    If you look at the scientific background and responsible research on...
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    Hurrah for washouts :-) Just a little to...

    Hurrah for washouts :-) Just a little to add to the story of a line of dogs no one wanted.. I owned a string of incredible washouts. Look at the vertical pedigree for Quik's March...
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    My NFC was left for me to buy because no one...

    My NFC was left for me to buy because no one wanted him and he was going to go to a pet home. He flunked all his puppy tests and had no interest in the pigeons the other pups ran after. Started...
  14. See if you can find some local successful people...

    See if you can find some local successful people to give you some advice. It is not cheap to dig and very hard (expensive) to correct mistakes later. Look at as many pieces of land/water...
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    I don't look at posts much ...but this thread...

    I don't look at posts much ...but this thread inspired a comment. In most cases you are better off not changing commands for the different sides.
    Keep in mind that when teaching you are rarely ...
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    Congratulations !!! Great job :-) ---...

    Congratulations !!! Great job :-)

    --- from several other chocolate Labradors :-)

    Marilyn

    Marilyn J Fender, PhD
    Windstorm Retrievers - Wisconsin and Georgia
    Home of 1996 NFC ...
  17. I am adding my support for people to consider...

    I am adding my support for people to consider running their dog in Canada. It has been years since I have been up there. Every time I went I found that everyone I met was helpful and and...
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    General rule for putting young dogs in water is...

    General rule for putting young dogs in water is that it has to be warm enough for the handler to stand in it up above their knees for three to five minutes (or get a thermometer such as used in...
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    Never, or it least hardly ever, use the...

    Never, or it least hardly ever, use the continuous function. When Mike uses the word continuous in his articles and DVDs --- he explains that continuous is less than a second and usually only half...
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    Look at Total Retriever flow chart at...

    Look at Total Retriever flow chart at http://totalretriever.com/images/FlowChartDownload.pdf It is free.
    Then also look at Mike's article manuals and buy the set of four on sale now. It is...
  21. Just for fun :-) When my NFC FC AFC was a...

    Just for fun :-)
    When my NFC FC AFC was a pup --- it was cold in Wisconsin. He arrived from Texas on a plane in October. I had planned on him learning about water later. One day he was...
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    Earl Dillow has excellent suggestions. He is a...

    Earl Dillow has excellent suggestions. He is a successful sensible effective trainer.
    What is in the earlier post showing the picture of the dog pulling is just teaching the dog to pull. Has...
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    One more voice about chocolates ---note the two...

    One more voice about chocolates ---note the two in my signature below. There is a chocolate youngster here that I just went for a walk with whose father (frozen semen) is my NFC AFC and mother is...
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    No one has asked if the dog has first been taught...

    No one has asked if the dog has first been taught hold thoroughly ???? Seems to me that going back a few steps might be a good idea.

    And --- having someone experienced watch the process might...
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    Keep him where he is used to living and sleeping....

    Keep him where he is used to living and sleeping. Training starts the day they arrive in your house and goes on forever. Perhaps you are defining training in some different way than I am. From...
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