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    From the handler in the on deck holding blind to...

    From the handler in the on deck holding blind to the handler leaving the line.
    "Wow..... Never seen it done like that before."
    Can go both ways .... Good or bad....
  2. Retrievers and the titles you can achieve with...

    Retrievers and the titles you can achieve with them are like TV's. Do you want the plain model that just gets the job done? Or the one that takes up the whole wall and blows you away when you walk...
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    With out actually seeing things first. My initial...

    With out actually seeing things first. My initial "read" is that this dog was never really fully conditioned to handle varying types and levels of pressure during your early obedience. Then you...
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    Here's something to note as well. Dogs that tend...

    Here's something to note as well. Dogs that tend to be drama queens the owners tend to baby them through pressure. As soon as they see a negative reaction to it they start sweet talking them. This...
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    A big loss for this retriever community up here. ...

    A big loss for this retriever community up here. Howard certainly was a spokesperson for the sport. He gave his all, in training and helping at the events.
    Our training group will certainly...
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    For me....plastic poultry flooring. Works great....

    For me....plastic poultry flooring. Works great. Just cut to fit. Had mine now for four years. Diggers and chewers can't touch the stuff.
  7. Oh I know. I will be training at those pay to...

    Oh I know. I will be training at those pay to play locations from time to time. For a base location I've arranged to rent a farm while I'm there. Just the fields though no lodging.
  8. Yep.... I'm finding out that "economical" isn't...

    Yep.... I'm finding out that "economical" isn't part of the vocabulary. A RV park right close to where I want to train charges $30 a night for an RV spot. $900 a month.. OUCH !!
    For a little more...
  9. Ideas for Short term housing Seattle

    I will be training just east of Seattle this Spring. Looking for some ideas on economical housing that is dog friendly. Two bedrooms that is furnished. I will be there for three months. Thanks....
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    Another mistake that I see folks doing..... When...

    Another mistake that I see folks doing..... When you put your hand down don't block your dogs vision of the "field" with your hand. Doing so makes them push off your hand (typically away from the...
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    How far north? How about Alaska?

    How far north?
    How about Alaska?
  12. (AK) HRCH MH QAA Yellow Male (AK)(WA)

    HRCH Wetlands Muddy Ruddy MH QAA
    OFA Good
    Cerf Clear
    EIC Clear
    Hard charging and wide chested 90 lb male. Grandson to Cosmo with Candlewood and Chena River in the pedigree. Great working...
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    Some peeves, in the right company, can be...

    Some peeves, in the right company, can be hilarious to watch and priceless.
    Other peeves work well for that one individual. But doesn't work for other individuals. Funny how that happens.
  14. Washington and Oregon residents...have ?

    Planning a trip for early spring. Will be in the area March, April and May. Looking for friendly places to train. I look forward to chatting with some of you.
    Please respond by PM or PM a phone...
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    Maybe....I'll look up what you are talking about...

    Maybe....I'll look up what you are talking about though.
    The one I saw actually projected....seemed to project up on a wall. Much bigger than a screen.
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    Shotgun Shooting Game GDG

    For the past several years at our local Sportmans Show the Fish and Game Department had this virtual hunt. An actual video of birds being flushed or flying in. You had a laser shotgun to take your...
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    Contact for Rick Reed

    Hi, I'm trying to contact Rick Reed. Use to be in South Dakota but I think he has moved.
    Thanks
    Rick ..... you on here?
  18. Smart kid for knowing how to get out of a bad...

    Smart kid for knowing how to get out of a bad situation.
    Sometimes we get complacent that we live amongst the wilderness.
  19. But in this situation ..... and boy I feel really...

    But in this situation ..... and boy I feel really wierd about including it in my contract or agreement.... as to what will occur to their dog if it is abandoned. Never EVER thought I'd see this. ...
  20. Training Contract or an Agreement

    I've been fine tuning my current contract. Mainly due to a dog that got abandoned with me this past season. Client paid for first month. After first month of training the dog turned out not being...
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    Poll: I never really agreed with attaching "human...

    I never really agreed with attaching "human emotion" to any animal. The way we communicate and handle matters is way different than how animals do. Putting too much human emotion on an animal just...
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    Heck Paul....I may come and spend the winter down...

    Heck Paul....I may come and spend the winter down there. I too am not looking forward to winter training. Doing setups in insulated Carharts walking around like gumby. Freezing my butt off while...
  23. There are several home monitoring systems...

    There are several home monitoring systems available that have what you seek. You will need a power inverter to run them. Some I have seen have a transmitter / reciever and other model;s simply call...
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    Line located on a small hill. Flyer station out...

    Line located on a small hill. Flyer station out in the open little cover around it. Flyer is thrown first. Then have a dead bird station behind lots of cover... bird is thrown from behind that...
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    Let go of the bird ... leave it in the dogs...

    Let go of the bird ... leave it in the dogs mouth. All at the same time... say "heel" step forward with a nick on the e collar followed by a 'sit'. Then try taking the bird again. Usually thats...
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