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    Boots for dogs

    I am writing to see what type of consensus I can get on using dog boots in the winter and which type has worked best for you. The boots will be used for waterfowl and or upland game. Thank you for...
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    I use the momentary with the tri-tronics collar.

    I use the momentary with the tri-tronics collar.
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    Just enjoy all the frustrations and play of the...

    Just enjoy all the frustrations and play of the puppy! It only lasts for so long. Good luck!
  4. I second Total Retriever Training, 2d ed, by Mike...

    I second Total Retriever Training, 2d ed, by Mike Lardy. I asked my local Library to purchase this program and they were willing to do so since they don't have extensive material in dog training. I...
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    How well trained is your dog in retrieving? If it...

    How well trained is your dog in retrieving? If it is good at it, snow may add to the challenge. The hard part is for you to remember where you threw them so that you can point your dog in the right...
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    What I like to do to turn my dogs onto feathers...

    What I like to do to turn my dogs onto feathers is to tie a 6 foot string to a wing or bird and basically play keep away from the chasing dog. He chases it and you try to keep it away. If he catches...
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    Thank you. I am definitely going to wait on the...

    Thank you. I am definitely going to wait on the dead animals. I have a ton of super tempting treats(i.e. steak) that I can continue working with and then when I see he is flawless with those, I will...
  8. I am not a professional by any means but I really...

    I am not a professional by any means but I really like to use both types of learning. Treats and play when things go right but there are also times when I need to correct my dogs with an e collar. I...
  9. Thread: Fast Eater

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    I scatter my dogs food all over the ground. I...

    I scatter my dogs food all over the ground. I just take his proportions and throw it up in the air and let him at it. Takes 5 minutes instead of 5 seconds. Good Luck.
  10. Thread: Fish oil

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    What about Cod Liver Oil? I have a bottle of...

    What about Cod Liver Oil? I have a bottle of Nordic Naturals. It was originally bought it for my cats but they won't touch it. My dog gets it a little with his meals each day.
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    Yeah... I caught him wandering toward a carcass...

    Yeah... I caught him wandering toward a carcass two weeks ago. Lucky for me I was close enough and he listened. Windows down!!! :-) LOL
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    Sometimes the obvious is not always so obvious. I...

    Sometimes the obvious is not always so obvious. I use all sorts of distractions during training, why wouldn't I add dead smelly animals? My dog seems to love them with a passion and I need to show...
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    Thank you for the great idea! I never thought to...

    Thank you for the great idea! I never thought to find the stinkiest most rotten not to mention super valuable find for the dog to use as the distraction during normal training sessions. I train a lot...
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    Eating dead animals

    So my young dog, now almost 8 months old does really good in the field. I have been taking him pheasant hunting the last few weekends and when we get a bird, he runs out, retrieves it and drops it in...
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    Yeah... I really would like to see a less toxic...

    Yeah... I really would like to see a less toxic chemical for the dogs and cats, but since there is not... I am going to go with the frontline plus. It seems to be the most recommended and I trust my...
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    Flea and tick prevention

    Hello all,
    I am just wondering if you have an opinion about what flea and tick prevention to use? I've looked at all the different types from natural oils to the veterinarian recommended brands and...
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    Congratulations! Hopefully my 7 month old male...

    Congratulations! Hopefully my 7 month old male golden will be there someday!!!!
    Jeremy9035
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    Everybody, Thank you all sop much for your input....

    Everybody, Thank you all sop much for your input. I decided to take my dog this weekend and I am so glad I did! Since in Wisconsin duck season opening day starts at 9:00am I had some time to work and...
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    Young dog out to Hunt waterfowl

    Hello, my name is Jeremy and I have a male golden retriever that is going on 7 months old. I have had him in the field a bunch of times and he is really good when we get to move around and walk. I...
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