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    Where to restart?

    1.5yo Yellow lab, male. Started training him as soon as I got him as a puppy following smartworks and I got him all the way up to hold and was fixing to start force fetch then got really busy at work...
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    Pup can't judge distance??

    What's the best way to teach my 6month old pup to mark. I've recently started to throwing the bumpers out a little further distance and into some taller grass (only bout 40-50 yards into the tall...
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    Ive got a few puppy issues

    16wk old YLM following smartworks. Up to this point I've been working obedience and just throwing fun bumpers in the yard to keep it fun not to many maybe 3-5 per session. He has been introduced to...
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    My Remi farts and crop dusts me on a daily...

    My Remi farts and crop dusts me on a daily basis.. it's terrible!
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    Proud moment today!

    Went duck hunting this morning here in Oklahoma and it's been kinda slow around here having hard time getting ducks to decoy and lots of fly by's. Well we had 3 ducks come in working us and my buddy...
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    Evan I have the smartworks basics pack...

    Evan I have the smartworks basics pack (obedience, smartfetch, basic handling, waterforce & swim-by)
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    Sorry I could have told yal how far along in...

    Sorry I could have told yal how far along in training we are. This is my first dog to every train so I'm sure I've made a few mistakes along the way but I am very pleased with him up to this point. ...
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    creeping at the line??

    I got a 10month BLM and we are going thru smartworks. He has done great with no problems up until now. He is starting to take off on a gun shot or just creep forward at the line when I throw a duck...
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    Teaching Kennel

    ok I have a 10month old blm I taught him to kennel up when he was younger and he did it great but as he started getting older I just pretty much spoiled him and started letting him ride in the front...
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    I haven't looked much in the last couple days,...

    I haven't looked much in the last couple days, but the past week or so there has been a ton of geese and ducks flying over central oklahoma
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    Yes he was solid thru FF. He will fetch anything...

    Yes he was solid thru FF. He will fetch anything i send him after with a fetch command and if he brings the bird/bumper back and drops it at my feet in training I would just say hold and he would...
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    Help while hunting

    Ok I got a 9month blm following smartworks.. Been thru CC, FF, FTP, and all the way up to 3 handed casting. My problem is that when hunting after retrieving ducks about half the time he will drop...
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    Oklahoma Opener!

    Well this morning was the Oklahoma opener and it was also Remi's first hunt. We got our 2man limit by 8:30. Remi started off kinda slow but within the first 15 minutes he figured out what was going...
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    Where was all of these killed?

    Where was all of these killed?
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    Keep training there!

    Keep training there!
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    What's the best way to correct him for taking a...

    What's the best way to correct him for taking a wrong cast? My pup does great and back and over casts but every once in awhile he will just go over instead of back or he will freeze up on back? What...
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    In Oklahoma you just need a bachelor degree with...

    In Oklahoma you just need a bachelor degree with 16 hours of it being wildlife classes. I'm a firefighter and I absolutely love my job and I only work 10days a month can't ask for much more than...
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    Ok thanks everyone I think I was waiting to long...

    Ok thanks everyone I think I was waiting to long when I was casting him back and giving him to much time to think about it and I was leaving just a little to much slack in the rope... I went back...
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    Ok thanks everyone I'll try it today in training....

    Ok thanks everyone I'll try it today in training. I've already been using the check cord on him but I'll try it again and send him immediately.
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    Help with front sit

    I'm following smartworks and I'm to 3 handed casting and my next step after that is e-collar condition to sit. Ok my problem is that when I get him to front sit and I toss the bumper back behind him...
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    My pup did the same thing when he was little and...

    My pup did the same thing when he was little and he ended up having hookworms. Got that taken care of and stopped after that
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    Dove September 1st in Oklahoma Teal September 10th

    Dove September 1st in Oklahoma Teal September 10th
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    Jeff Brown no offense but I'm not gonna fork up...

    Jeff Brown no offense but I'm not gonna fork up the money and send my dog to a pro. How am I ever gonna learn to train a dog if i just send him away and let a professional do it. I have all the...
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    Thanks guys for your input. I am following...

    Thanks guys for your input. I am following smartworks by evan graham. Ive throughly went thru the hold and force fetch material that i have and he uses fetch on everything during force fetch, my...
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    newbie force fetch question?

    Im planning on starting my force fetch tomorrow with my 6month old lab. My question is when you are teaching force fetch which command should I use? When you train for force fetch is this going to...
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