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    The sad thing is... Most of these people are more...

    The sad thing is... Most of these people are more concerned about bragging than the wellbeing of the animal.

    "Look at me, I rescued a dog today. Look at me I made a dog owner remove a dog from an...
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    You are renting You have no facilities for a dog...

    You are renting
    You have no facilities for a dog
    You are still evaluating your new job

    You asked for honest opinions.

    I don't think you are ready. What if you do decide to change jobs? ...
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    I'm sure if you search back far enough you can...

    I'm sure if you search back far enough you can find where I had this same problem and asked the same question on this forum.

    I like Darrin's advice. It's very similar to what I had to do.

    I...
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    I've seen this before. I believe all of this is...

    I've seen this before. I believe all of this is related. Momentum, Head Shaking, Exiting away from you.

    I said I've seen it. I didn't say I have the answer.

    My guess is Too much of...
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    My greatest sin has been over training. It took...

    My greatest sin has been over training. It took washing out two dogs to realize the error of my ways. It is my opinion (Please don't associate this with any training video) that I can get better...
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    That sounds a lot like a water moccasin bite. ...

    That sounds a lot like a water moccasin bite. Nasty.
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    Hey, LA Daddy I live near Archibald. You...

    Hey, LA Daddy

    I live near Archibald. You can't be far away.

    I'll answer the price question. I believe a quality dog can be found for under $1500. That said, the purchase price will be one of...
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    If I understand the problem, you give her an over...

    If I understand the problem, you give her an over cast and she looks the direction of the cast but doesn't move. You have to repeat the cast before she goes.

    That would be to many corrections (or...
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    A dog in motion is still following the handlers...

    A dog in motion is still following the handlers instructions. The "T" is the foundation of this union.
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    Refusing to give up the bumper

    I was asked to look at a behavior issue on a 14 month old BLM that refuses to deliver.
    The owner set up a simple T and set the dog in motion. Enthusiasm was good, casting was good, Hold was OK. ...
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    Same rule I use for every surgery. I want...

    Same rule I use for every surgery.

    I want the guy that does this all the time, not the guy that does this 2-3 times a year.

    Ask your local friends who did there surgery and if they are...
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    I like the truck tailgate. I can see the...

    I like the truck tailgate. I can see the reasoning for doing this entirely on the ground.

    Glen
    That is the most interesting FF program I've seen. I'd be interested in seeing that.
    BTW, I...
  13. Ticks are not bad here but the fleas are on...

    Ticks are not bad here but the fleas are on steroids. I have used Nexgaurd for over a year and I'm very pleased.

    My vet advised Nexgaurd over the collar because he is in the water every day.
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    Welcome Joe

    Welcome Joe
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    What Glen said.

    What Glen said.
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    Have you considered that you might be buying the...

    Have you considered that you might be buying the wrong house?

    You need a yard for the kid AND the dog.

    Maverick will be your boys playmate too.
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    Definitely FIRST! :cool: (sorry, I couldn't...

    Definitely FIRST! :cool:

    (sorry, I couldn't resist)
  18. I like to read a lot of post here at RTF. (Like...

    I like to read a lot of post here at RTF. (Like many of you) I pick up tid bits of information and sometimes add my two cents. On rare occasions something strikes a cord because it lines up with a...
  19. At he risk of offending some trainers, after 9...

    At he risk of offending some trainers, after 9 MONTHS,
    Here, Sit, Heel should be simple expectations.

    If this trainer is still taking your money he needs to give it back. He is robbing you.
    ...
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    LMAO!!!! ahahahahahaha! I meant......

    LMAO!!!! ahahahahahaha!

    <ahem> I meant... Shame on you
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    I am merely a citizen of the USA. I have no...

    I am merely a citizen of the USA. I have no experience in these matters.

    My understanding is that Darrin is right.
    The dogs belong to the US Military.
    The marine corps are not experts in...
  22. Thread: Dog bite

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    Yeah, Something about the claims of the bite...

    Yeah, Something about the claims of the bite victim don't ring true.
    I've never seen a privacy fence that you can't peek through.
    I can't imagine the dog lying silent and then biting with no...
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    A lot of what the OP said is concerning, but...

    A lot of what the OP said is concerning, but arguable.

    If the trainer's advice is to take the dog on a hunt...... NO. Don't do that to the dog. He's not ready.

    Find another trainer.
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    UPDATE: Yesterday afternoon we did three piles...

    UPDATE:

    Yesterday afternoon we did three piles bumpers (12 bumpers).
    On the first pile the commands were: Fetch, here, heel, sit, drop
    On the second and third piles the commands were: Back,...
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    The texts and lines in the photos sure make it...

    The texts and lines in the photos sure make it easier to understand. Maybe old Pounce would see things clearer if you'd get some red and blue string and some white letters to set out.

    Just kid'n....
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