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    It conforms to the tugs which he does on the lead...

    It conforms to the tugs which he does on the lead before moving to collar. The tugs are given after the dog is sitting, and the repeated nicks follow in the same manner when the collar comes into...
  2. Is Anchorage, AK on your route? I could use some...

    Is Anchorage, AK on your route? I could use some live ducks. I used to live in Chippewa Falls, WI, so don't take me seriously.....
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    I have been very pleased after I have trained...

    I have been very pleased after I have trained each of my dogs to cast for kibbles in the kitchen at a VERY young age. Anything you can teach them when young stays with them very well throughout...
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    I have been following Hillmann also, and my pup...

    I have been following Hillmann also, and my pup is now over a year old. She was giving me a problem as I started swim by. Rather than having a big fight on water, I then stopped and went back to...
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    My young dog has had a real allergic reaction to...

    My young dog has had a real allergic reaction to the rabies shots she has had (twice); she couldn't hold down food or water for a couple of days and her face and eyelids were all swollen up. My vet...
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    Here is my story: When one of my labs got older,...

    Here is my story: When one of my labs got older, I would leave her at home and take her niece training; the trips varied in both length and time of day; sometimes it took place 5 minutes from my...
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    My primer gun will allow the head of the primers...

    My primer gun will allow the head of the primers to expand so much that the cylinder won't turn, even with forcing. If I use Remington 410 primers 209-4, never a problem as they don't expand much. ...
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    In A hunt test at the upper level, I had a dog...

    In A hunt test at the upper level, I had a dog who got one no bird of her own and then did back to back honors as 4 other dogs had no birds, all in one series. Bad throw, popper gun didn't go off,...
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    I copied the material from John Robinson's thread...

    I copied the material from John Robinson's thread and agree heartily. I used the Hillmann approach with my latest pup and the Lardy method with my previous three. Now I am using whatever fits from...
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    I tried a NEW Garmin 550 and the intensity levels...

    I tried a NEW Garmin 550 and the intensity levels were quite erratic. I had a new pup so I always tested it on myself before using it each day. when fully charged, sometimes the 2 was too high and...
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    I have two of the mini Zinger wingers and they...

    I have two of the mini Zinger wingers and they REALLY expand my training, since much of it is solo. I like the minis because they easily fit in my car and, yes, also in my super cub, when I...
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    Hi, Relax! I am a couple of years older...

    Hi,

    Relax!

    I am a couple of years older than you and had the laser surgery at about your age. There is no problem. Make certain you get a highly skilled surgeon to perform the surgery. I had...
  13. Your dog will get a chance to begin bad habits...

    Your dog will get a chance to begin bad habits with no chance to correct them before the second stake. I did it with hunt tests a long time ago and won't do it again. We once had double header...
  14. Thread: Attitude

    by cubdriver
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    Unlike my first three dogs, in which I used...

    Unlike my first three dogs, in which I used traditional FF, I have taken my 4th through the Hillmann method, and, although for me it took longer, there is never anything but excitement on the part of...
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    I switched to the RT last summer and have been...

    I switched to the RT last summer and have been very happy with it. Battery life is great, the 'nicks' remain constant in intensity, which wasn't happening with my Tri-tronics.. My only complaint...
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    Sorry Mary, Hope it heals up quickly. Take...

    Sorry Mary,

    Hope it heals up quickly.

    Take care!
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    If the dog is well trained with white as Lardy...

    If the dog is well trained with white as Lardy does, it only takes a few days to shift to camo and prepare them for a hunt test. If you don't do a few HT setups prior to running a HT, then you may...
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    While in general I would look negatively on a dog...

    While in general I would look negatively on a dog running a bit curved to obviously avoid a hazard such as water or a large chunk of brush, I don't really need a laser line if the dog hits the fall...
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    Personally, I would want a pup out of breeding...

    Personally, I would want a pup out of breeding lines where I have seen a dog curve a little bit and ALWAYS step on the mark even when cover and terrain is involved. From my perspective that dog...
  20. (AK) Basic Training fo pups 7 months or older

    Basic Obedience: Instructor: Kelli Toth
    Where:
    Loretta French Park, Peters Creek
    Every Sunday (5 classes); Sunday January 31st, 2pm
    $75 includes one annual membership to the Alaska Working...
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    I have a fireball 11 month old female (today) at...

    I have a fireball 11 month old female (today) at 44# and has been at that weight for over 2 months.
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    This may be a second post, but it appears as if...

    This may be a second post, but it appears as if my first one didn't go through. Unlike many trainers who send on the name for a mark and on back for a blind, Hillmann uses back for ALL sends, both...
  23. Let's just say that we in Alaska train all winter...

    Let's just say that we in Alaska train all winter long. We often use black bumpers (just put a sock over a white one), and tramp out a place where a throw will land and sometimes if the snow is a...
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    I tried Collar Clinic when my transmitter for my...

    I tried Collar Clinic when my transmitter for my G3 system wouldn't charge any more, They told me that TT stopped making that battery and that they couldn't get them. Therefore I switches to Dogtra...
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    I have had my 10 month old on Nutri Source large...

    I have had my 10 month old on Nutri Source large breed puppy and she has done very well. Good coat, good stool, no problems.
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