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  2. Teeter's progression of simple casting

    Here is a daily progression of Teeter doing simple casting. We finished day 11 today, and I will probably do a few more sessions to make sure she has it down. I used a rope the majority of the time...
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    Keep it simple for the dog, "less is more". ...

    Keep it simple for the dog, "less is more". Figure out how to use one whistle and stick to it. How close are your neighbors? Is there a park near by? Or do you live in an apartment and do your...
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    Check your inbox, pm sent
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    This was from a couple years ago... Some...

    This was from a couple years ago...

    Some factors from the land blind, was obviously cutting the water, but there was also a log on the exit of the water...dogs also had to run straight and avoid...
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    Young dog with very little hunting experience. ...

    Young dog with very little hunting experience. If you're consistent with your standards she'll figure it out.

    That's why training is so important. I have numerous "mock hunting" situations...
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    Pretty cool. Despite our great...

    Pretty cool. Despite our great technology...those first few minutes after launch would be pretty nerve racking for the people involved in mission control. Talk about intense!
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    I've had a goose land 3 feet in front of...

    I've had a goose land 3 feet in front of me...with my dog at my side. Made me think of this...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bFTw95pJp8
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    You should be able to apply for a hunt test and...

    You should be able to apply for a hunt test and complete all info except judges. The application will be PENDING JUDGES APPROVAL. Then just make sure you get the judges submitted before the...
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    Force Fetch will/should solve the problem. And I...

    Force Fetch will/should solve the problem. And I highly recommend finding someone in your area to help you. I would not do it yourself the first few times (dogs). There are a lot of people in...
  12. How many of us have been "HERE!" Happy Friday!

    NO HERE! NO HERE! Yep, this dog doesn't hear a dang thing except what's in his own brain. "Must fetch! Must...eat...everything!" Enjoy!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iTTNRE-njM#t=18
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    I shoulder the gun like I'm shooting the bird,...

    I shoulder the gun like I'm shooting the bird, but my eyes are on the dog. I entered the dog in the test to pass the test. We are there to pick up the birds, and I'm going to make darn sure pup sees...
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    No fun training in the cold, but what else would...

    No fun training in the cold, but what else would we do all winter? :p I liked your long pause and patience before giving your cast. Bundle up!
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    Again, I used treats first, and Darrin hit it on...

    Again, I used treats first, and Darrin hit it on the head in which I should have provided more background. Like I previously stated, this is a very independent dog who wants to do things her way and...
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    I shared the video because someone asked how I do...

    I shared the video because someone asked how I do it. If one person is curious then I'm sure a few of the RTF'ers are as well. This is a small step in my process. I don't think any of the comments...
  17. Hips, elbows and eyes can be done local...look...

    Hips, elbows and eyes can be done local...look for a reputable vet.

    EIC http://www.cvm.umn.edu/vbs/faculty/Mickelson/lab/EIC/retrievereic/home.html

    CNM...
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    If I thought for a second it would jeopardize the...

    If I thought for a second it would jeopardize the final outcome of having a stylish, quality retriever then of course I wouldn't do it. I want immediate correction if a command has been violated. I...
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    My co-judge must have really liked you! :) And...

    My co-judge must have really liked you! :)

    And I'd hate to be a rat on the "River Taw"! Yikes!
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    Thanks for everyone's feedback. I used treats...

    Thanks for everyone's feedback. I used treats early on and am beginning to fade them out. As you can see in the second or third heel out of habit I give her a treat (when I don't have one). This...
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    Too bad you live across the pond. I'd send you my...

    Too bad you live across the pond. I'd send you my dog, along with my dirty dingies! Ha! What a deal that would be!
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    Teaching side finish heel

    I've been asked how I train to bring a dog to a side finish (at heel). Here's Teeter on her second day with the place boards and PVC stick. The first day I taught her each side separately. Day 2 I...
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    Teach one pile at a time. Read your dog and...

    Teach one pile at a time. Read your dog and gradually add another pile. This is day 3 of 3 handed casting. All piles had been previously taught.
    http://youtu.be/7z1ATOOtyTE
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    Thanks everyone. She's already obsessed with my...

    Thanks everyone. She's already obsessed with my whistle, Im sure her first introduction to the duck call will be entertaining!
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    My first duck of the season!

    Managed to get out on Halloween and bag my first duck of the year. Pretty proud of this beauty! 20711
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