The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Outdoor Media

Search:

Type: Posts; User: dpate

Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Thread: DuckHill Kennels

    by dpate
    Replies
    21
    Views
    3,053

    PM sent or email me dpate@g.clemson.edu.

    PM sent or email me dpate@g.clemson.edu.
  2. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,127

    There are several in HT that I know of and maybe...

    There are several in HT that I know of and maybe a couple that have run in qual or perhaps all age stakes. I've got a 3 yo that is 1 out of 2 in senior NAHRA (equivalent to master). The failure was...
  3. Replies
    46
    Views
    11,124

    Not retrievers but here's David Lee Roth on his...

    Not retrievers but here's David Lee Roth on his herding dogs...pretty entertaining

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMo6Qz2dUXg
  4. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,970

    You're not going to train a MH hunt test dog or...

    You're not going to train a MH hunt test dog or field trial champion with it nor the type of hunting dog that that level brings... but I think you can train a pretty nice hunting dog who is steady,...
  5. Replies
    8
    Views
    691

    I would recommend coming up with a list of the...

    I would recommend coming up with a list of the attributes you want out of your dog, and focusing on those, not whether they come from FT or HT stock. Some people's idea of a good hunting dog is...
  6. Name: Dustin Pate, Count me in. Winner: # 78...

    Name: Dustin Pate, Count me in.
    Winner: # 78 FC-AFC Tealcreek Patton's Saber (Saber), Chris Hatch

    Thanks Garmin.
  7. Thread: Clicker Training

    by dpate
    Replies
    12
    Views
    914

    I found it extremely good for obedience and puppy...

    I found it extremely good for obedience and puppy stuff but once I got into basics didn't have much use for it. I would certainly utilize marker training again with a puppy and would always be open...
  8. Replies
    64
    Views
    4,885

    What Tom Wall said... As I'm getting into...

    What Tom Wall said...

    As I'm getting into advanced training with my dog, I can see where the pressure conditioning comes in. There is so much pressure in advanced training and I'm not talking...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    387

    As Mike said, don't sweat it. Make the pup...

    As Mike said, don't sweat it. Make the pup successful and quit while they still want more. I believe Bill says in the video, bringing it back isn't important in the beginning, it's building that...
  10. Replies
    7
    Views
    656

    I would second DMA's thoughts about reading the...

    I would second DMA's thoughts about reading the dog is important. In my experience the different programs: Lardy, Hillmann, Stawski, Graham, Farmer/Aycock etc. are all good programs and easy to...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    325

    Thanks Dr. Aycock. The symptoms seem to fit. ...

    Thanks Dr. Aycock. The symptoms seem to fit. I'll speak with my vet.
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    325

    Old dog, brittle nails

    My almost 11 yo's nails have gotten very brittle and thick over the last year or year and a half (otherwise he's very healthy and active). There is no fungus and I think I'm doing about all I can by...
  13. Congrats Harry and Tank!

    Congrats Harry and Tank!
  14. I've got a timid one although her drive has...

    I've got a timid one although her drive has always been very high. Although she does understand pressure well, I have handled her with kid gloves, introduced things a little slower and made sure she...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,334

    Thanks for the replies. I think the best course...

    Thanks for the replies. I think the best course of action on the willows is digging them up. For the buckbrush etc I think we need to spray with something like reclaim or grazon. I will run this by...
  16. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,334

    Good thinking. Any experience with Dow Reclaim...

    Good thinking. Any experience with Dow Reclaim herbicide...It's supposed to control buckbrush, wildrose, and thistle pretty well. All of which we have issues with.
  17. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,334

    Getting rid of willows around pond

    Our club has let the grounds go the past couple of years and we are getting some willow and birch growth around one highly used areas of the training pond. These are maybe 3-4 feet tall and 1 inch...
  18. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,703

    Agreed...Upland hunting seems to come pretty...

    Agreed...Upland hunting seems to come pretty natural to dogs with good drive. There is some basic training... quartering, sitting to flush if that's your style, etc. but for the most part it is very...
  19. Is the dog marking the new fall, giving up on it...

    Is the dog marking the new fall, giving up on it and returning to old fall or is he confused and going to old fall from the outset?

    If it's confusion then I would be inclined to simplify... run...
  20. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,402

    I have a pretty talented little british pedigreed...

    I have a pretty talented little british pedigreed lab. I feel we should be running at Master level this summer as a 3yo and I have been thinking about trying a Canadian qual at the end of the summer....
  21. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,372

    I third this...

    I third this...
  22. Replies
    28
    Views
    3,650

    I don't know about the FT game but in HT GRHRCH...

    I don't know about the FT game but in HT GRHRCH Buddy Ryan's Jimbo comes to mind. I saw a video recently of the owner telling his story of Jimbo. backyard bred out of dogs with no pedigree (pet dogs...
  23. Thread: FTP-Two Problems

    by dpate
    Replies
    14
    Views
    899

    As far as running past you...don't try to teach...

    As far as running past you...don't try to teach coming directly to heel during FTP. Teach it separately without pressure. I like to put a wall or fence behind me so the dog has no option but slow...
  24. Thread: FTP-Two Problems

    by dpate
    Replies
    14
    Views
    899

    Bugging is a symptom of too much pressure. Give...

    Bugging is a symptom of too much pressure. Give more free sends.
  25. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,180

    very nice!

    very nice!
Results 1 to 25 of 289
Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4