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    I placed an order from them in april. I have...

    I placed an order from them in april. I have ordered from the before, with great service. This time is a very different story. With numerous emails, and phone calls i have been told repeatedly that...
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    (He's probably running right now, so a bit...

    (He's probably running right now, so a bit late)For the record, i have run under Kent Walker. Found him to be Consistent in Judging. Test was a little challenging for a junior, but that was ok. He...
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    Google Hidden Springs Labs, just for starters.....

    Google Hidden Springs Labs, just for starters.. Just a thought
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    Like most of the opinions stated in these 23...

    Like most of the opinions stated in these 23 pages, i watched Westminster sporting group, and was not thrilled with what the breed group judge chose as "representative" of the lab breed. Once again,...
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    Because the poster indicated that he had already done force to pile, my suggestion would be, using a training area with short grass, to place a white 5 gallon bucket behind the back pile. This gives...
  6. I saw this idea on Youtube, and it works great; ...

    I saw this idea on Youtube, and it works great; Take a pair of mens brief's (i use large size for a 55lb dog). Turn them so the front is facing out, away from the dog. Place a maxi pad inside. Put...
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    2nd Junior HT. While my pup is an excellent...

    2nd Junior HT. While my pup is an excellent marker, her line manners are atrocious. Hard as we work, she is on fire at the line, and has a really hard time settling down. We had passed the land...
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    I did not mean to offend you. the op asked if one...

    I did not mean to offend you. the op asked if one could pass more than 1 JH test with the same judges at multiple tests. Judges john and jane doe judging test 1 and 3 for instance. It was a valid...
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    It appears that this question doesn't have...

    It appears that this question doesn't have anything to do with judge shopping, but rather making sure that the poster doesn't enter 2, 3 or 4 tests with the same judges only to learn that AKC HT...
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    thank you so much... I look forward to your...

    thank you so much... I look forward to your observations/advise.
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    These are great questions, i hope my answers help.

    These are great questions, i hope my answers help.
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    Thank you all so much.. I have stopped exposing...

    Thank you all so much.. I have stopped exposing her to any training type situation with other dogs. I also started the de-bolting process yesterday.

    Your observations and opinions have really...
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    I'll try to make this short and not convoluted...

    I'll try to make this short and not convoluted description. When we got out pup at 8 weeks, we drove over 1000 miles to get her. As we stopped at rest stops on the way home we put her on a leash....
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    Thank you so much... i'd really appreciate that.....

    Thank you so much... i'd really appreciate that.. i am a firm believer in smartfetch.
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    Wow, thats even more of a surprise to me. In the...

    Wow, thats even more of a surprise to me. In the past, i have been asked to join other more experienced handlers, whose dogs have progressed farther than my pup, and are anywhere from 6 months - 2...
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    Thank you for the excellent suggestion regarding...

    Thank you for the excellent suggestion regarding contacting Evan.... Could you tell me How?
    I really like Smartfetch, and have what i thought was great sucess, up until this weekend.

    I am...
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    the pro felt that my pup's reaction of rolling...

    the pro felt that my pup's reaction of rolling like a crazy dog on the ground at the nick described above was due to lack of appropriate pressure training during FF. I used 1.5-2. when i FF trained...
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    The pro is currently training 15 dogs, and i...

    The pro is currently training 15 dogs, and i didn't want to infringe on his time. Unfortunately i can't afford to pay a trainer, so I am attempting to FF on my own with smartfetch.

    there are so...
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    Everything you said makes perfect sense. thanks...

    Everything you said makes perfect sense. thanks so much. I'm not concerned with the honoring thing right now. I only mentioned the "Honoring" thing because it was a pre-curser to what led up to what...
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    more clarification

    I wasn't super concerned with her exuberance at trying to fetch the other dogs bird, i know that will be rectified with time and experience. I did however want to set a foundation that she isn't...
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    To teach her to "wait her turn", and so i don't...

    To teach her to "wait her turn", and so i don't have to correct a bad behaviour in the future. I thought i should nip her chasing another dog while it was fetching in the bud. The pro appreciated my...
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    Thank you so much for the replies. I wil try to...

    Thank you so much for the replies. I wil try to clarify the issue I am having; When the pup broke at the other dogs retrieve, i commanded here, with a here, nick, here. she returned to my side,...
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    FF- How do i know when my pup "Gets it"?

    "I looked back on the FF posts to see if my particular problem has been asked and answered and i don't see it addressed so i hope someone can help me out.

    7 month old BLF, Obd. trained, here,...
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