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  1. I know I'm curious too tommy, I'll let u know...

    I know I'm curious too tommy, I'll let u know when I hear something
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    Sounds like FF would help here. Pup sounds...

    Sounds like FF would help here. Pup sounds confused, if FF'ed you could command fetch followed by an immediate back/over. But the impulse to get up and find the bumper dows not appear to be present.
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    Taking guns away from the general public, will...

    Taking guns away from the general public, will only leave a defenseless public, against a well armed criminal element. Criminals are not law abiding citizens!
  4. Deff. no pro here, and I didn't see much I would...

    Deff. no pro here, and I didn't see much I would worry about as far as the line, but if this is something you are genuinely concerned about, place the bird on the line at the point of "flair" and...
  5. Thread: Heel

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    I second, or third I guess, the pinch collar to...

    I second, or third I guess, the pinch collar to tighten up heel. Also, something I try to do is once I feel the dog has a good understanding don't always give a verbal command, but rather a...
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    So....This thread got just a bit off topic, but...

    So....This thread got just a bit off topic, but first let me say Wayne Thank you so much for all your contributions to this forum!!!!!! Me and my little guys have benefited from more than one of you...
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    Though I've never trained an FC much less an NFC,...

    Though I've never trained an FC much less an NFC, I've heard rumors of people making pretty good money on stud fees with a NFC. Particularly with a chocolate lab, or other breeds that haven't seen or...
  8. Hey there, I live in GA and have experience...

    Hey there, I live in GA and have experience similar issues after the mild winter we had. Something I have done that went from a complete flea infestation to absolutely no fleas in alternating month...
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    I understand where you are coming from precisely!...

    I understand where you are coming from precisely! But, if the money was right I would stay with a kennel. Whether it be training one aspect or whatever the case may be. I would imagine most trainers...
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    Becoming a Pro?

    OK, so I am a fairly young guy with a mildly stable job that I am reasonably happy with. But, I absolutely love and am passionate about retriever training. No, I do not think that I am on course to...
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    You may could try ear pinch, but while ear...

    You may could try ear pinch, but while ear pinching hold him back for a couple seconds to build the anxiety that will make him shoot out after the bumper. I am no pro, but I have done this with some...
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    How bout them Dawgs!!!! Not the game I wanted to...

    How bout them Dawgs!!!! Not the game I wanted to see against Mizzou but with 4 defensive starters out I thought we did O.K., and Jarvis Jones was the beast he needs to be. And Mettenberger is pretty...
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    How about a Master National dog vs. a QAA dog?

    How about a Master National dog vs. a QAA dog?
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    Yes, I do understand that applying more pressure...

    Yes, I do understand that applying more pressure during force fetch is not the answer. While working with a pro we crank up the collar to try to get a reaction. I have been ear pinching for a month...
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    He is speedy with balls both to the ball and...

    He is speedy with balls both to the ball and returning. He is collar condition but can't seem to get the collar force fetch. He will sit and take the pressure twitching even up to the highest level,...
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    Lab pup with low desire, help

    I have a 8 month old blm that is somewhat lackadaisical about retrieving. He is currently on walking fetch and starting stick fetch. His training has been somewhat inconsistent lately due to a move,...
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    I would put her back on a long lead, and just...

    I would put her back on a long lead, and just casually walk around your training yard. Once the pup gets a fair distance away command here and pressure until she turns and starts to you, NOT UNTIL...
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    Try a long lead through a tie-out, if gives you...

    Try a long lead through a tie-out, if gives you the ability to give a gentle correction, with out pulling the dog to you. You could also just pull a long lead around a pole or tree.
  19. "Fiddle"

    BLM=Lord's Playin' it Hot call name Fiddle, from CDB's Devil went down to Georgia.
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    I noticed you asked about a pump whether being...

    I noticed you asked about a pump whether being electrically pumped or capped. This would depend on the particular aquifer your on top of. If the aquifer is under pressure then your well would be a...
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    Hi there, I am a geologist and amateur trainer....

    Hi there, I am a geologist and amateur trainer. There are a couple of things you need to know. What are the groundwater levels in your area (at what point below the surface in the local wells is...
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    You could always call him head

    You could always call him head
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    I say yes, if you plan for any competitions. I...

    I say yes, if you plan for any competitions. I would get a bark collar on him pretty quick. you may see him think it is a "hot spot" at first, and he may also do it every time you get to a new...
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