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    One more thing!!! I would not care if the dog...

    One more thing!!!

    I would not care if the dog bugs. Just kick him off right away.

    Keith
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    As a trainer the first thing I would want to know...

    As a trainer the first thing I would want to know is where the dog is breaking down. ( confusion, environmental, pressure ) With a easy entry ( no factors ) From about 15 yards back from the edge. I...
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    I too see red flags in this method. First and for...

    I too see red flags in this method. First and for most is the statement " Wolves and coyotes don't give high fives " Dog are not wild animals. They are breed to interact with their human friends.
    ...
  4. Thread: Popping?

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    I just finished one out and she got her FC in two...

    I just finished one out and she got her FC in two seasons. I never con her once:D just made everything clear. and it was with her AM newbe handler to.

    Keith
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    When I go to cold blinds and adding factors, I...

    When I go to cold blinds and adding factors, I use 2 or 3 peat instead of PB's. I don't mark the piles. I will go back if I am have major problems.

    Keith
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    Wayne; Like you I think the definition of...

    Wayne;

    Like you I think the definition of contentious has to be more defined. To me a continuous pressure is when you press the button until the behavior is completed. A one second burn on a...
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    Riceman; I would make this a learning...

    Riceman;

    I would make this a learning experience for me as a trainer. Sometimes finding out for yourself is the best thing to do.

    I too do not spend to much time on PB"s maybe out to 100 yards....
  8. Thread: Popping?

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    1) get ride of the ball. 2) most Cocker's do not...

    1) get ride of the ball.
    2) most Cocker's do not do well with contentious pressure. Bad idea.
    3) I would do some sight retrieves ( Bare ground ) for a few sessions
    4) Like Dave said, if you see...
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    I do not know if you have FF your dog. This is...

    I do not know if you have FF your dog. This is why I always use the command fetch when I go through FF. If you have used fetch in FF? Try having your son say fetch and the dogs name a few times and...
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    To me the hand is just a YES cue. That's what I...

    To me the hand is just a YES cue. That's what I want, get ready to go.

    Keith
  11. Welcome to the jungle Goldie. From your posts...

    Welcome to the jungle Goldie.

    From your posts on this thread you don't spend much time on here. So I am thinking that you are just trolling this thread because, you are a cop.
    From the post that...
  12. I always found it vary enjoyable, to have a good...

    I always found it vary enjoyable, to have a good place to nap.:p
  13. Like many, If one mentions pressure most go right...

    Like many, If one mentions pressure most go right to the collar, pressure is pressure. There is training pressure, hunting pressure, collar pressure. 400 yard retrieves with many factors, a 200 yard...
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    I have not trained a Boykin yet but, would like...

    I have not trained a Boykin yet but, would like to. With the Cocker's and Springer's this is fairly common, maybe one out of four. I have one the kennel right now. If you see him in the yard you...
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    I would not worry about other dog right now. I...

    I would not worry about other dog right now. I would just air her with another vary quite one. I would greet her always with palms up and give her a treat and like someone already said I would not...
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    Is the dog a Springer or a Retriever. I have to...

    Is the dog a Springer or a Retriever. I have to go train but, Well be back in about 6 hours.

    Keith
  17. It's about time. Now maybe things will change...

    It's about time. Now maybe things will change but, I don't think so by the way the police chief was reacting. Just another day at the office.

    Keith
  18. The definition of what bottom is has been discuss...

    The definition of what bottom is has been discuss many time on here. Many have said that it is how much pressure a dog can handle. To me it's just that the dog can take a licking and keep on ticking...
  19. You might not like my advice ether. It reads...

    You might not like my advice ether.

    It reads like you need to go way back and work on hold first and then transition from hold to fetch. when the dog understands the pressure on fetch at head...
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    It reads like a simple miss mark to me. I would...

    It reads like a simple miss mark to me. I would handle into the fall area and repeat the mark with the guns out.

    Then I would repeat the set up a few days latter or change the set up and repeat...
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    First there was the dog whisper, now there is the...

    First there was the dog whisper, now there is the dog talker :-P. So funny, it really looks like he loves his pups. Go Freddy.

    Keith+
  22. Thread: Lazy Sit?

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    I am sorry, I got a good laugh when I read this....

    I am sorry, I got a good laugh when I read this.

    She is most likely thinking about her mom's tet. :-P

    Puppy sitting is normal. When she get home and is comfortable where she is at. Start the...
  23. This is basically the same thing I do, but with a...

    This is basically the same thing I do, but with a few tweaks. I train in the cue, dead bird and when I drop my hand that means yes that what I want, during FTP. I watch to see if it has transferred...
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    Tony; There is many thing to look for when...

    Tony;

    There is many thing to look for when using this method. Are their ears back, is their tail tuck, when you bring out the bumper do they immediately start dipping their head. I know that FF is...
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    JNG; This just a reminder, all the answers to...

    JNG;

    This just a reminder, all the answers to your question are opinions. There are many way to train? It's up to you to find the way that best fits your dog. If the dog is going to the ground,...
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