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  1. Thread: On the clock

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    No problem, Eric. The question wasn't meant to be...

    No problem, Eric. The question wasn't meant to be argumentative, but I thought it was in there too.
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    How many dogs were involved in this speciality?...

    How many dogs were involved in this speciality? Many dogs involved in multiple stakes?
    Man does something similar, but you don't have anywhere else to be.
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    I thought there might be a separate paragraph...

    I thought there might be a separate paragraph regarding multiple dog handlers. Sorry.

    Not a rulebook rule but it's also in the PRTA Code of Ethics, but not many HT pros are members of that. Don't...
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    Thanks for your concern for Eric. I view it as a...

    Thanks for your concern for Eric. I view it as a reasonable question, but I guess there is no such thing to a cynic. Is this the same as saying you don't know?
  5. Thread: On the clock

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    Tell me again where HT rulebook states multi dog...

    Tell me again where HT rulebook states multi dog handlers must run them in catalog order.
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    If you run your dog and there is an honor, but...

    If you run your dog and there is an honor, but the next dog in order is not there and is put on the clock, can your dog lay down or have to sit up and be attentive in case he is called upon to...
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    Mike Berube

    Mike Berube
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    Mike Do you mean the dog is in a position (...

    Mike
    Do you mean the dog is in a position ( sitting, standing or laying down) that they can see the marks, but doesn't look at them for some reason?
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    Fail for wandering around ? For Rollin on back...

    Fail for wandering around
    ? For Rollin on back would have to see that
    Don't care is they eat grass, sniff or lick themselves
    Fail for leaving honor box early

    I'm fairly tolerant of honor...
  10. Thread: On the clock

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    Brings to mind the late Carl Nock. A handler...

    Brings to mind the late Carl Nock. A handler didn't get to the first series, was at another stake and was told by marshal to return, was put on clock and didn't show. He returned when second series...
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    Did not see because of what?

    Did not see because of what?
  12. Thread: On the clock

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    Glen the exceptions noted in the rule book can be...

    Glen the exceptions noted in the rule book can be interpreted so that just about anything goes if it keeps things moving.
    Agree with Anney and Michelle. At just about any ht you can name the people...
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    That is so true.

    That is so true.
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    Sure it makes it easier but with handlers with...

    Sure it makes it easier but with handlers with multiple dogs, numbers not only close in master but close in JH or SH and honors, it just doesn't work that way anymore.
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    Judges have that authority in HT, no committee...

    Judges have that authority in HT, no committee approval needed.
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    We are a Christ-centered, client-focused, Doodle...

    We are a Christ-centered, client-focused, Doodle loving company.

    Don't know why but there's just something funny about the above quote from their website.
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    I have never been to one nor judged one where...

    I have never been to one nor judged one where dogs were run in catalog order, except the MN. One MN a dog was not run in order due to training injury.
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    My point is that both are within the rules so...

    My point is that both are within the rules so what's the big deal. As for being more difficult to teach, I disagree.
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    It's playing the game just as much as a handler...

    It's playing the game just as much as a handler standing sideways to the dog with arms across chest and saying "no bird" "sit". As a well known politician said "what difference does it make"?
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    Left gaze bias. or, maybe stalking you...

    Left gaze bias.

    or, maybe stalking you looking for the right time.
  21. Thread: On the clock

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    On the clock

    If all dogs have been run except 2 dogs belonging to one handler, does each dog get put on clock consecutively for 15 mins or are both dogs put on clock at same time? I've read rulebook but it...
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    What was the humidity the day this happened? What...

    What was the humidity the day this happened? What time of day? Sunny? How much work before?
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    Just because you're at a different HT doesn't...

    Just because you're at a different HT doesn't mean there isn't a dog coming in, going out or in heat on the grounds.
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    Agree. Like so many other "crutches" we use. Is...

    Agree. Like so many other "crutches" we use.
    Is an early 30 yard whistle to gain control when the dog is on line to a blind a crutch for a dog that won't handle well at distance?
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    Most people just don't do it. No reason, just...

    Most people just don't do it. No reason, just dont. Before the rule clarification several years ago some judges thought they could dictate a sit on honor. As long as they can see marks, no problem....
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