The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Gun Dog Broker

Search:

Type: Posts; User: mathewrodriguez

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    217
    Views
    16,362

    My dad always says, "Don't argue with a lawyer,...

    My dad always says, "Don't argue with a lawyer, they're paid to represent only one side. And never argue with an engineer; never meet two with the same solution nor that didn't whole heartily...
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    333

    Chad Please give me a call, I may have an...

    Chad

    Please give me a call, I may have an interest
    936-520-1847
    Matt Rodriguez
  3. Replies
    9
    Views
    715

    Often in hunting situations the dog is concealed...

    Often in hunting situations the dog is concealed to the point that they can't see all that is going on until it's right in front of them. If you are willing to work the dog and not shoot for a few...
  4. Very sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences.

    Very sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences.
  5. Ted - Glancing back at notes and a few videos...

    Ted -

    Glancing back at notes and a few videos took during the seminar, I would say as a whole one thing everyone could take from the seminar is you can't have high standards for your dog, if you...
  6. Thank you Avery & Purina. The event was...

    Thank you Avery & Purina. The event was exceptional, the people even more. Special thanks to David Carrington & Karl Gunzer, Danny Farmer, Lisa Farmer, Kenny Trott, Marcy Wright & Chester and the...
  7. Replies
    207
    Views
    26,379

    17035chocolate milk, donuts & wood ducks

    17035chocolate milk, donuts & wood ducks
  8. It's an award that encompasses all breeds.

    It's an award that encompasses all breeds.
  9. Mark - I really enjoy all your posts and I admire...

    Mark - I really enjoy all your posts and I admire a man that is his dog's "best Friend."

    My dog Dutch actually hunts more than I. He typically gets 7-10 hunts in during early teal season and then...
  10. Regardless of what "program" you elect to...

    Regardless of what "program" you elect to follow... Confidence is built on success. Teach before you force.
  11. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,230

    Here they are in action - ...

    Here they are in action -

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIt1dPxmEKg&feature=youtube_gdata
  12. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,600

    Never had the Avery... Looks to be similiar......

    Never had the Avery... Looks to be similiar... and apparently it works well for you. Likewise, I like the Hardcore.
  13. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,230

    Breck & Angel

    Breck is 2 1/2 years old & Angel is 3 months old.

    16571
  14. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,600

    Hardcore - simple, durable and the right size

    Hardcore - simple, durable and the right size
  15. Breeding excellent to excellent with regards to...

    Breeding excellent to excellent with regards to hips only means one has bred dogs that are not affected. Being a carrier of hip dysplasia doesn't mean that the dog has marginal hips, the dog simply...
  16. Incidents of ACL, MCL, LCL & PCL injuries in...

    Incidents of ACL, MCL, LCL & PCL injuries in physically demanding sports such as football are significantly greater than those in less demanding sports. Likewise, the percentage of soft tissue knee...
  17. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,131

    I understand your point on "perfect"... "high...

    I understand your point on "perfect"... "high standard" is probably a better term, but the standard of sit IMO should be exact. I feel "Teaching" a dog a definitive sit and being square to the...
  18. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,131

    When a dog turns around, the dog needs to square...

    When a dog turns around, the dog needs to square up to the handler, not simply turn around. What's described early teaches the dog exactly what's expected.
  19. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,131

    1. Tricking does not teach or set a standard...

    1. Tricking does not teach or set a standard that's reliable.

    2. The dog should be on its toes and move with you just as it does at the line when you pivot. The dog doesn't stand, but it can...
  20. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,131

    Attitude is important; however, sit means sit......

    Attitude is important; however, sit means sit... no exception, and should not be confused with developing or maintaining “style.” The most basic fundamentals of retrieving are sit & fetch. ...
  21. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,305

    Jeff - You might reconsider the recommendation...

    Jeff -

    You might reconsider the recommendation that your breeder gave you. The little extra drive over to Best Retrievers is worth the time and effort. Rody & Kristin have excellent facilities,...
  22. My dog lies down. My dog also gets out of the...

    My dog lies down. My dog also gets out of the truck off lead and stays off whether hunting, at hunt tests or field trials. Hunt tests should mimic just that... testing a dogs hunting ability in a...
  23. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,337

    If he's sitting with the pup and "controlling"...

    If he's sitting with the pup and "controlling" the situation as it sounds he is, take the pup. If he was "hunting the pup", then the obedience should be a concern. Exposing the pup to as much as...
  24. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,101

    Before you heed any of the aforementioned advice,...

    Before you heed any of the aforementioned advice, which should be a must, TEACH YOUR DOG TO SIT. Everything that is done in this game is based off of two fundamentals, SIT & FETCH. If your dog is...
  25. It may be a little late and doesn't address your...

    It may be a little late and doesn't address your question on "how tight you need to challenge the blind", but may help you prepare. The KRD (Key Relationship Drill) was helpful for my dog. ...
Results 1 to 25 of 68
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3