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    Any others in the US with the same success /set...

    Any others in the US with the same success /set up Kirk ?
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    Thanks Jeff, Looks like he is doing well. Sure...

    Thanks Jeff,
    Looks like he is doing well. Sure to visit if/when I'm over there again .
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    I have both ,and they are both not working .

    I have both ,and they are both not working .
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    Agreed, He even gave me his number to contact...

    Agreed, He even gave me his number to contact when If/when I get there .How cool is that . Thanks RTF
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    I received a very nice e-mail from Robin. The...

    I received a very nice e-mail from Robin. The reason I was asking is that it may be a possible endeavour in the future. The US may not be ready for a Gordon Ramsey type Dog Trainer though :D
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    Brit Trainers In the US ?

    Any news on how Robin Watson is doing in the US as a Trainer in the retriever world ?
    I know he was set up as 'UK Gundogs' ,wish him well ,but not heard much success in the last two years .
    I wish...
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    I can see how carrots would give a result ,but...

    I can see how carrots would give a result ,but they would be a lure ,not a cure ;)
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    lol...'Apples' is one technique often used to...

    lol...'Apples' is one technique often used to great success.;)...but you would have to buy the video ! ..available in store or on line @ $9.99 :razz:
  9. Thread: Bolo Spots

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    Banchory Bolo is registered on the UK KC ,No...

    Banchory Bolo is registered on the UK KC ,No records of sire or dam though. (It was a bit far back when everything was on a piece of paper)
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    I could mention a few examples on a fix without...

    I could mention a few examples on a fix without electricity ,but could be construed as Heresy.
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    I suspect the colour variation makes no...

    I suspect the colour variation makes no difference in the finished product. ...Other than to those that have it or desire it.
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    Probably when the Brit's crossed with 'Collies'...

    Probably when the Brit's crossed with 'Collies' ,as the myth goes :)
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    I suppose if you don't have any tests or trials...

    I suppose if you don't have any tests or trials or competitions or actually hunt/work your Gun dog in ground cover it is likely to encounter then it's probably best to avoid it as it will never be...
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    Never ask a sit in the stuff . But you get...

    Never ask a sit in the stuff .
    But you get plenty 'Go' if the momentum is there.
    http://i496.photobucket.com/albums/rr325/robertj1/sal_zpscfvdn6og.jpg
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    perhaps 'force hold' was not in place ? You...

    perhaps 'force hold' was not in place ?
    You guys may call it something else in a sequential process ,it matters not the name . Let's call it 'desire/want' and hold on to.
    Mind your fingers ;)...
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    I could be wrong and all the experts including...

    I could be wrong and all the experts including the veterinary profession or affiliates will blow me out of the water.
    Just on my limited experience , it's more the 'depth of vision' that a young...
  17. Thread: Sit or Stay

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    Are they both stay? :) Or just variations on a...

    Are they both stay? :)
    Or just variations on a theme to complicate things. I bet you don't have a protection dog either.:D
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    Always a fan Darrin You know that . When one...

    Always a fan Darrin You know that . When one get's a dog that is not a pup with no conditioning it takes different tactics however , and more often than not it's more a struggle with the owner than...
  19. Always took the view that I'll shpe a behaviour...

    Always took the view that I'll shpe a behaviour for the next step and beyond.
    Water delivery should be the same as it is on land ,so I choose not to have this encounter of 'shake/drop/spit' when we...
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    Here was me thinking that the games were about...

    Here was me thinking that the games were about finding the best dog on the day.
    I suppose 'Chester' will be a 'Pro' running Farmers dogs now ?
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    You should give it to the dog instead,see what it...

    You should give it to the dog instead,see what it prefers.
    Meat should be Grain free.
    Give the dog a varied diet every day and there is no transition.
    I feed mine with the world famous brand '...
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    Just my experience..... Like a dog that goes in...

    Just my experience.....
    Like a dog that goes in a rabbit pen soon learns that it is in a rabbit pen ,so that doesn't mean that when it is steady to flush in a rabbit pen that it's steady to rabbits....
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    Following Smartworks program and without...

    Following Smartworks program and without corrections or whistles and understanding expectations of 'flush and sit' . That's impressive .
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    Just my 2cents ..this side of the great divide...

    Just my 2cents ..this side of the great divide ?...At 7 months old for Your dog ,I doubt very much it has already understood completely what You want it to do in entirety regarding a retrieve in it's...
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    Great question !. Only You will know what gives...

    Great question !.
    Only You will know what gives you the best of what you are looking for. Every one else will only give their own opinion /experience,which is a guide for sure , but then they may be...
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