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  1. I'm late to the party on this thread but here's...

    I'm late to the party on this thread but here's my 2 cents. I don't use e-collars so........I'd like to see the dog in the first video walking calmly at heel with no ground sniffing. And no mouthing...
  2. Thread: Baffled

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    She's probably coming into season. I had a bitch...

    She's probably coming into season. I had a bitch that worked even harder when she was in season no problems. But her daughter acts like she never heard a gun before when she's in season. She will...
  3. Any females visiting or in heat in the area have...

    Any females visiting or in heat in the area have caused my 10 month old intact males to catch a whiff of bitch scent for the first time and promptly lift a leg indoors. I caught them in the act it...
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    Check out Pat Nolan's site (youtube) for swim-by...

    Check out Pat Nolan's site (youtube) for swim-by without a swim-by pond. No time to link it, back to work!
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    I once read in a retriever book, a story about a...

    I once read in a retriever book, a story about a FF'd dog that suddenly started holding the bumper very gingerly. It actually turned out to be a lower jaw injury. The guy went to smaller bumpers...
  6. Outstanding! Thanks!

    Outstanding! Thanks!
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    DIY Dummy Launcher for McGyverettes

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    Here's a few pictures of the remote launcher I made a few months ago. It use simple electronics from Lion Country Supply. If you are electronically challenged like myself it's a...
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    Remote Dummy Launcher for Mc Gyverettes

    14548 Here's my DIY remote dummy launcher for the electronically challenged like myself. Electronics are from Loin Country Supply w/ a 6 button remote for up to 6 launchers.
  9. Was it dog conditioned to the HOLD? My dog has a...

    Was it dog conditioned to the HOLD? My dog has a firm grip but she'd pulled this "Oops! It fell out crap!" For quite a while until I got smart. Now, HOLD means a firm grip. If it falls out (while...
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    The best Finals I've seen. I've been playing and...

    The best Finals I've seen. I've been playing and watching hockey for 12 years now.
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    My first female trained better in heat, while her...

    My first female trained better in heat, while her daughter is a ding dong throughout. Just enjoy the time off; her mind is on other things.
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    The Dowton Abby Lab is called Isis.

    The Dowton Abby Lab is called Isis.
  13. Another excellent post! If this holds true you...

    Another excellent post! If this holds true you may have ended the e-collar vs Amish/British debate forever!:D
  14. Great post! Thanks. Desiree

    Great post! Thanks. Desiree
  15. Thanks for your input. I've been mulling this...

    Thanks for your input. I've been mulling this stuff around for a few weeks now. You guys have given me more to think about. Keep'em coming!
  16. When I think of work ethic in dogs; the completed...

    When I think of work ethic in dogs; the completed job itself is the reward. That the owner is pleased is secondary.
  17. Work Ethic and/Perseverance in the Hunting Retriever

    A protection sport dog guy I knew once said when watching a Malinois scale a 8 or 9 ft. wall for a retrieve, that the dog has a good work ethic. So I got to thinking about work ethic/perserverance...
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    Try Real Duck Firehose Bumpers.

    Try Real Duck Firehose Bumpers.
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    Yes, I know him and thank him for keeping myself...

    Yes, I know him and thank him for keeping myself and my dogs safe while hunting!:D
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    Hey, I'm a new Christian, thanks explaining that....

    Hey, I'm a new Christian, thanks explaining that. God Bless!
  21. Great advice! My dogs (no FF), both dropped their...

    Great advice! My dogs (no FF), both dropped their first quail 2-3 times when it let out a chirp when they picked it up. Feather covered bumpers don't do that! They both completed their retrieves with...
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    I'm a newbie hunting dog trainer and I don't use...

    I'm a newbie hunting dog trainer and I don't use an e-collar. I DO NOT TRAIN FOR HUNT TESTS; if that is your goal these tips may not be the the best way for hunt test success.

    A few things I did...
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    Some plastics can out gas toxic chemicals into...

    Some plastics can out gas toxic chemicals into the water. Thats what the current brew ha ha over plastic water bottles sitting the sun in peoples cars is all about. My male dog will not drink bottled...
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    COOKED potatoes are OK. Raw potatoes, I believe,...

    COOKED potatoes are OK. Raw potatoes, I believe, are not good for dogs. Something about the green skin of the potato being toxic. I'd research that to be sure. :)
  25. Thread: Lap Dogs

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    I forgot about Bostons they're great!

    I forgot about Bostons they're great!
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