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    I'm formally from southern Lorain County and have...

    I'm formally from southern Lorain County and have had goldens since 1972. Was curious about your breeder and the pedigree. I have a half-serious quote for my clients to explain my affection for the...
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    Do your swim by work at the local golf course,...

    Do your swim by work at the local golf course, could pay for dog food. mike
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    A visit to the vet would be a good idea before...

    A visit to the vet would be a good idea before any more training. Please don't make the same mistake I did last summer with a clients setter. Two weeks of training and she was doing great except once...
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    Sharon, A slight variation to preceding info helped a client and his golden that is also a flusher. We used a "poison bird" with an established sight pile and when she sucked towards the mark the...
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    Sue, I'm very thankful you're ok. Our family has...

    Sue, I'm very thankful you're ok. Our family has been involved in an accident eerily similar to yours and the outcome was not as good. You have your vehicle back, your pup is safe, and it sounds like...
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    I've hunted woodcock, grouse, and pheasants for...

    I've hunted woodcock, grouse, and pheasants for three years with my friend Ellie and her owner. Ellie is a black standard that looks quite comfortable beside the fireplace but is very productive in...
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    Thanks for the chance to introduce myself. I'm a...

    Thanks for the chance to introduce myself. I'm a 30 yr retired auto tech and my wife of 40 yrs and myself have been operating a field training/ boarding kennel here in the NW Lower Peninsula of...
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    A couple of suggestions. No more doubles...

    A couple of suggestions.
    No more doubles until...
    FINISH force fetch, proof recall, and no e-collar or "no" commands around birds.
    Sounds like a nice pup, try to look at your various situations...
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    Good advise across the board, not taking object...

    Good advise across the board, not taking object too soon, running away, restricted area such as hallway. A trick that I use and recommend to clients is have another hidden object in hand and when pup...
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    I don't like to use negative pressure for...

    I don't like to use negative pressure for breaking(collar, stick, leads, etc.) and my clients usually appreciate the fact their young pups learn steadiness by choice. At this stage in training the...
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