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  1. Thread: A walk up ?

    by cubdriver
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    I have found this very easy to train. As I walk...

    I have found this very easy to train. As I walk in to a training spot, I let the dog move out in front of me. When the dog is looking away from me I throw a bumper (or bird) over their head and out...
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    Thanks for the great post Kwicklab!

    Thanks for the great post Kwicklab!
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    I am also using Hillmann's program with my...

    I am also using Hillmann's program with my current 6 1/2 month old female. She sometimes acts exactly like Tyglick's dog. She has her adult teeth now. Sometimes she does great and then just when...
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    Totally opposed to a Fox 40. First of all, most...

    Totally opposed to a Fox 40. First of all, most of the sound goes out to the side and it is one of the more quiet whistles downfield where the dog is. We have tested several different whistles at a...
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    I went to 'Training a Retriever puppy', I also...

    I went to 'Training a Retriever puppy', I also have used 'Traffic Cop' and have purchased and plan to follow through with the two Fundamental DVD's. I have Fetch' but am slowing down on that now, as...
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    I am also using the Hillman tapes. Right away I...

    I am also using the Hillman tapes. Right away I was just saying my pup's name and she would go. That was automatic for me from my training with my earlier dogs. That way I am not using 'fetch'...
  7. I'm in; John Abrams # 40 NAFTCH FTCH FC AFC...

    I'm in; John Abrams

    # 40 NAFTCH FTCH FC AFC UPON THE WINGS OF AN ANSWERED PRAYER(Ammo)

    Bill & Micki Petrovich

    handler Bill Petrovich
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    I flew with my pup in a soft kennel under my...

    I flew with my pup in a soft kennel under my feet; first from Minneapolis to Seattle and then from there to Anchorage; each flight was about 3 hours. She has never wet or pooped in her kennel from...
  9. Thread: Hillman DVD

    by cubdriver
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    I am finished with the Art and Science and am...

    I am finished with the Art and Science and am starting into Training a Retriever Puppy right now with my 16 week old pup. So far I am very satisfied.
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    Glad to hear that he is going to be ok after he...

    Glad to hear that he is going to be ok after he heals up!
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    Hi Bill, Congratulations on the new pup; he is...

    Hi Bill,

    Congratulations on the new pup; he is a lucky pup to have you as an owner! After following all of your threads about Ammo, I always thought that you were Ammo's Major Troubador! Take...
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    I have an 11 week old pup that has also been...

    I have an 11 week old pup that has also been training with the Hillmann program. We are continually making progress. Working toward more progress in sitting with added temptation, such as...
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    I have run when they were used, and have also...

    I have run when they were used, and have also used them a couple of times when judging, when the water challenges were limited. At times I have seen dogs get tangled in the line. I once saw, and...
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    Glad to hear Ammo is doing ok!

    Glad to hear Ammo is doing ok!
  15. I am about to get my 4th pup and just got...

    I am about to get my 4th pup and just got Hillman's "Art and Science" and really like it. I intend to follow through with it this time.
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    With my first lab, I ran Juniors and then about...

    With my first lab, I ran Juniors and then about 1/1/2 years later I ran masters and went 5 for 5. With her daughter I only ran masters and went 3 for 3 before she took two steps on a 3rd delayed...
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    Merry Christmas to you Dedeye! It was great to...

    Merry Christmas to you Dedeye! It was great to see you at the meeting the other night looking so pert...
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    At those distances I think that the dog sees the...

    At those distances I think that the dog sees the gunner, then most likely his arm movement, and then works from that basis. I know that I have had a dog or two who would definitely follow a hen...
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    This is what I got also and it works fine.

    This is what I got also and it works fine.
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    I didn't check the Theraband possibility, but I...

    I didn't check the Theraband possibility, but I did follow the advice of some others and ordered from McMaster-Carr. I got the black rubber tubing and it had the following data: 7/16 OD, 3/16 ID. I...
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    Terrific Sarah! I am really pleased that you...

    Terrific Sarah! I am really pleased that you and Bam did so well.

    John
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    I don't recall what I used, but did use...

    I don't recall what I used, but did use something. My female got possessive and that cost me a place in a trial (probably 2nd to a RJ). I know of another extremely well known trialer who used...
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    I was amazed at this the other night also and it...

    I was amazed at this the other night also and it didn't have to do with food. The time when I get up (with the dog) varies by at least 1/2 hour so that doesn't seem to be the connection. At almost...
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    Don't panic, but you have a lab that would point...

    Don't panic, but you have a lab that would point when hunting upland game. I have had three generations of them. All of them frequently pointed when pheasant hunting. That being said, each of them...
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    Most dogs really don't need to be taught to use...

    Most dogs really don't need to be taught to use their nose, they merely have to be trained to use their nose when commanded to do so.
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