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  1. Thread: Duck Drag?

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    We include this into our training, but do not...

    We include this into our training, but do not spend a lot of time on it. The dogs seem to pick it up fairly quick.
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    Before or after training?

    I am wanting to know everyone's thoughts on this topic, getting a male dog fixed before or after training. I know there are several what if's so here are the guidelines. A six month old male puppy...
  3. Great story!

    Great story!
  4. I have dogs that run hunt test and also blood...

    I have dogs that run hunt test and also blood trail deer. I have never seen any negatives from having a dog do both. If your dog enjoys to work by all means let him work.
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    You have pretty much hit the nail on the head.

    You have pretty much hit the nail on the head.
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    Between HRC and ACK test we will run about 10...

    Between HRC and ACK test we will run about 10 different test a year with the longest trip being about 300 miles.
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    X2...minus the step backwards.

    X2...minus the step backwards.
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    I like a challenge in everything I do. I had...

    I like a challenge in everything I do. I had people tell me since day 1 that you can't train and title a dilute. Being able to do something that not many people can say they have done is a win for...
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    Some of the dogs in the signature line are...

    Some of the dogs in the signature line are dilutes that I have trained and titled. Did I mention they all have had CNM, EIC and OFA hips & elbows tested.

    There are very few dilutes out there that...
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    As most of us know, many breeds were used to...

    As most of us know, many breeds were used to refine and develop the Labrador retriever breed as we know it today. A simple Internet search will provide information about the infusion(s) of other...
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    Thanks for sharing. What a great idea.

    Thanks for sharing. What a great idea.
  12. Thread: Force Fetch

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    On F.F. table- Hand Hold, Ear Pinch, hold...

    On F.F. table- Hand Hold, Ear Pinch, hold conditioning while walking
    Ground work- Ear pinch (while I hold bumper)

    Moving from the table to the ground has blown his mind. Will not pick up bumper...
  13. Thread: Force Fetch

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    My definition of fully forced fetched would be...

    My definition of fully forced fetched would be forced to a pile.
  14. Thread: Force Fetch

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    Force Fetch

    I have force fetched about 20 dogs over the last few years and I have seen it takes me about 4-5 weeks to get a dog to be fully finished with force fetch. What is the longest it has taken you to...
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    Someone has approached me. Wants to give me a...

    Someone has approached me. Wants to give me a puppy from a good breeding in exchange for me training it and putting titles on the dog. Details as for as who pays for what have not been worked out....
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    Co-owner (Good and Bad)

    I am looking for some feedback, good or bad, on co-ownership of a dog. I am not sure of all of the ends and outs of co-owning a dog so any information is good information.
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    It is not a difficult thing to teach, especially...

    It is not a difficult thing to teach, especially if you have a dog that likes to hunt and has a good nose.

    Montevallo, AL
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    Blood Trailing Retriever

    This is just a little brag, but my retriever Tank had a great retrieve for his first deer of the year. We were trailing a gut shot deer and the dog and deer both ended up in the water....
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    That is awsome! Keep up the good work.

    That is awsome! Keep up the good work.
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    Thanks! That was the answer I was looking for.

    Thanks! That was the answer I was looking for.
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    I have trained several different labs to blood...

    I have trained several different labs to blood trail deer. That is actually how I got started training dogs. I had an uncle who had several labs while I was growing up they all duck/dove hunted but...
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    Question: How many handles are you allowed to use...

    Question: How many handles are you allowed to use on marks during the whole MN?
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    Typo

    :-D You two a giving me a good laugh.
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    Limited Registration

    I heard this story from a training friend of mine and wanted to hear everyone's thoughts on this situation. There will be no names of dog owners or breeders mentioned in this story. A dog breeder was...
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    X3 We experienced this with our last puppy. Vet...

    X3 We experienced this with our last puppy. Vet said that various things in the environment can cause coccidia.
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