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    My first dog I now know was a little exceptional...

    My first dog I now know was a little exceptional in the bird department. He never saw a bird until about 7 months. You could hide a dead bird in a field and all I had to do was get him within...
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    I figured you might have been exagerating earlier...

    I figured you might have been exagerating earlier about plucking the feathers. The feathers on my pigeons came out really easy without plucking. I'm not using the pigeons anymore and switching...
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    Did you know you can take a dead duck and play...

    Did you know you can take a dead duck and play with it like a toy? There is a UTube video by Bill Hillman about building desire for an object. I would take my chances doing that way in the beginning...
  4. Thread: Petsmart Sale?

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    That article makes it sound like Petsmart is a...

    That article makes it sound like Petsmart is a private company.
  5. Thanks, I have always used "no" mostly, except...

    Thanks, I have always used "no" mostly, except for when heeling like was mentioned. It doesn't sound like a bad idea to put a treat under the shoe and tell a puppy to leave it and have him sit to get...
  6. What kind of training do you do with the "leave it" command?

    I am just curious about it after reading something about starting it with a treat behind the back and then under the shoe.
  7. Thread: Nerve issues

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    One of my dogs was diagnosed with low thyroid...

    One of my dogs was diagnosed with low thyroid after getting what I would call a droopy face.
  8. Thread: What to do?

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    My pup has lost his two top canines and it...

    My pup has lost his two top canines and it doesn't seem to bother him or affect his ability to carry anything.
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    I found this response with google to someone...

    I found this response with google to someone named Jimmy. I'm just going to stop feeding it, and read the labels from now on.

    "Hi Jimmy, we understand your concern. We add a very small amount of...
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    I was thanking Dr. Ed also in the previous post....

    I was thanking Dr. Ed also in the previous post. The reason I am curious for more information is that I have feeding the treats for a long time and felt safe with it. You are right about not needing...
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    Thanks, it would be interesting to see what the...

    Thanks, it would be interesting to see what the treat maker says about it. I'm going to google it first.
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    How poisonous are onions?

    I was reading the ingredients of my dog treats and it has onion extract as the last ingredient.
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    I have some brick and mortar dog houses from a...

    I have some brick and mortar dog houses from a left over cube of brick and someone who took a brick laying class at a community college a hundred years ago.
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    It does get here really fast in Virginia. One...

    It does get here really fast in Virginia. One thing I have noticed, and it really hasn't been a problem, is that my dog food bags have been coming with small holes in them that I tape up. I have...
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    I am not saying that you should do this, but are...

    I am not saying that you should do this, but are you putting the dog in the heel position everytime you throw the bumper? Does he run by you or into you, and then you round him up and put him in the...
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    Thanks, that is a really good answer and you have...

    Thanks, that is a really good answer and you have been very gracious answering my two questions. Sorry for going off topic in the thread.
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    I've got a question from the second disk of the...

    I've got a question from the second disk of the revised puppy DVD. If I ask a really young puppy to hold on the return of a tossed bumper when he returns to me and I have him sit before I take the...
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    I remember my dogs doing the same thing. They may...

    I remember my dogs doing the same thing. They may have been more soft mouthed dogs. Maybe that has something to do with it. It sounds like a typical progression to me. I have the older Lardy videos...
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    Here are some ideas. If you think it is the thing...

    Here are some ideas. If you think it is the thing to do, you can reposition the object in their mouth, you can trying tapping on the snout softly with an index finger and say hold and cuff under chin...
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    Don't take this the wrong way because I am just...

    Don't take this the wrong way because I am just going to throw some comments out. Take what I say with a grain of salt. I actually think I know how to do force fetch and have only done two. I learned...
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    Thanks, I got it. The philosophy dictates the...

    Thanks, I got it. The philosophy dictates the mechanics. The philosophy is balance, attitude and repetition. The added factors are the dog's temperament and my own temperament. How it is done is not...
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    Does it matter if I don't sit on a bench starting...

    Does it matter if I don't sit on a bench starting "hold"?
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    I'm caught in the details of this but if someone...

    I'm caught in the details of this but if someone watches the Hillman Fetch DVD, it says anyone can teach fetch like the video shows, but not everyone can do traditional force fetch. It says that any...
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    I read in another post that indirect pressure...

    I read in another post that indirect pressure doesn't work unless there is traditional force fetch. I basically don't know what I am doing because I have only played around with three dogs and didn't...
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    I've been watching the videos. Basically, fetch...

    I've been watching the videos. Basically, fetch is taught by getting the dog excited for the bumper and praise until the dog does it well and then it is reinforced with low nicks on a ecollar....
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