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    Interesting question. I have another one also......

    Interesting question. I have another one also...

    Why do you need to say mark when there are 3 obvious white coats in the field?
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    I made the assumption (possibly incorrect) that...

    I made the assumption (possibly incorrect) that if the OP didn't know when to use the cue, he/she probably didn't know how to train it either. Also, I see a lot of people (rightly or wrongly) assume...
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    I never said that! Not EVER! I said... ...

    I never said that! Not EVER!

    I said...

    They only learn if you specifically teach them what a cue means so...

    Don't just walk up there and randomly say "mark". Decide what behavior you're...
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    So if you said "dead bird" "mark" then what would...

    So if you said "dead bird" "mark" then what would happen?
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    WOW so you're a bona fide rocket scientist. Good...

    WOW so you're a bona fide rocket scientist. Good for you! Good luck with your training. I'll be looking forward to your DVD series.
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    Actually, understanding basic learning theory...

    Actually, understanding basic learning theory makes things very clear and easy. Explaining that to people is usually the problem, as evidenced by this entire conversation.
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    My "assumptions" are based on the findings of BF...

    My "assumptions" are based on the findings of BF Skinner and Ivan Pavlov - remember those dudes? Neither one ever got a ribbon in any dog sport and they seem to have developed a pretty good idea...
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    More bullshirt to support the cookie pusher...

    More bullshirt to support the cookie pusher mentality
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    That would depend on whether or not you...

    That would depend on whether or not you systematically taught the dog what it means. So what does it mean? Lock onto something you're looking at? We're doing marks? Look for a white gunner? What does...
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    since you can have her on leash in JH, you can...

    since you can have her on leash in JH, you can work somewhat on line manners by employing patience and only giving her the marks if she behaves reasonably
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    I'm simply suggesting we all keep in mind the way...

    I'm simply suggesting we all keep in mind the way the world is leaning these days in terms of political correctness. I could care less (pretty much) what anyone does, but there are a lot of sensitive...
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    Lots of categorical statements here like "you...

    Lots of categorical statements here like "you know in training they would get" and "the dog needs to know" and "if you ever had".

    Truth is people train in different ways and just because you...
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    I have used a fence line successfully to solve...

    I have used a fence line successfully to solve this one also.
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    If you're smart, you'll do it as if there are 100...

    If you're smart, you'll do it as if there are 100 people watching, most of which expect you to treat your dog with compassion and humanity.

    Training with any kind of corrections in public is...
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    no need for such crap in my mind and shows poor...

    no need for such crap in my mind and shows poor sportsmanship + a lack of empathy for your dog
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    We ought to get rid of all these progressive...

    We ought to get rid of all these progressive requirements, take people out into a field full of factors and make them design a test, then judge 5 dogs on it.
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    Whenever you feel like the dog's behavior is...

    Whenever you feel like the dog's behavior is going to do the team more harm than good in the long term, based on your personal objectives and history.
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    We can all talk about our personal experiences...

    We can all talk about our personal experiences but this comes down, at the end of the day to... what kind of person are you? there are those who do what they say they're going to do as a matter of...
  19. Pet training is much more expensive and shorter...

    Pet training is much more expensive and shorter term. It is not at all unheard of for a pet trainer to charge $600 a week for board and train. The difference is that they may only have the dog a...
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    If you had put Ellis on your list early on, you...

    If you had put Ellis on your list early on, you might not have to make excuses for your dog's inability to focus in a simple obedience test ML ;) Just sayin :) There's value every place you look....
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    I read the rule as the dog having ability to see,...

    I read the rule as the dog having ability to see, not necessarily "seeing". That, to me would mean that if you put the dog in a down and cover prevented his seeing the marks, then you're either out...
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    Have to disagree (respectfully) with you on this...

    Have to disagree (respectfully) with you on this one ML. I've been to a bunch of "reputable" neighborhood obedience classes and straightened out a bunch of dogs (probably 100 or so) in the last...
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    To each their own but I believe you're...

    To each their own but I believe you're overestimating the dog's understanding of language.
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    you're using stay in the place of "stand", which...

    you're using stay in the place of "stand", which is perfectly fine as long as the dog understands what it means
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    Michael's videos will, in a lot of cases help you...

    Michael's videos will, in a lot of cases help you better understand how the contenders methods actually work. That additional insight might be of use to you, or it might confuse/encourage you to go...
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