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  1. Thread: Sit or Stay

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    "I have no need for a dog to0 stand still in one...

    "I have no need for a dog to0 stand still in one place"

    I have my dog stand in one place after she has been in the water and I want her to stand until I get the towel to dry her off and to stand...
  2. Thread: Sit or Stay

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    "Stay is just an extra, useless word that can...

    "Stay is just an extra, useless word that can only complicate things for the dog"

    So how do you tell the dog that you want it to remain where it is if it is in a down or standing position?
    When I...
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    How about some of the audible toys for blind...

    How about some of the audible toys for blind children or a beeping baseball.
    Not a bumper but something to retrieve or they might be able to jury-rig something from one.
    Or somehow make use of a...
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    This sort of situation is always difficult for us...

    This sort of situation is always difficult for us as caring pet owners.
    There comes a time when we all have to make this difficult decision and it is difficult but if you truly love your dog then...
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    Most of the time I see this, "stopped and a come...

    Most of the time I see this, "stopped and a come in whistle or recall whistle is given and the dog is stopped after a short distance of returning toward the handler", in training to straighten out...
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    I give my pup a marrow bone treat after each...

    I give my pup a marrow bone treat after each series when we get back to the truck, pass or not.
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    I would have the dog checked out at an...

    I would have the dog checked out at an orthopaedic vet first.
    If it's not a physical abnormality have you thought of doing some OB work with heeling and sits with the dog between you and a wall or...
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    And here's a link to the rule book ...

    And here's a link to the rule book

    https://www.ckc.ca/en/Files/Forms/Shows-Trials/Event-Rules-Regulations/Hunt-Test-Rules-and-Regulations-for-Retrievers-Bar.aspx
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    If you're asking about the Hunt Tests then from...

    If you're asking about the Hunt Tests then from the rule book



    For senior hunt test

    An upland hunting test. The dog shall be
    required to locate birds as in typical upland
    hunting and...
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    "Now I am working with him seeing marks on the...

    "Now I am working with him seeing marks on the back side of cover and driving through it to get to the mark instead of trying to hunt in the cover. My main question is how can I get him to mark...
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    "Double Pumping"

    In the thread “Focus as a marking fundamental” by MissSkeeter, she gave a reference to an article in the Retriever News by Ed Thibideaux on Head Swinging. In the article he mentions that he used...
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    My opinion is that you are not teaching the dog...

    My opinion is that you are not teaching the dog to run to the gun with the retrieve but to run to you with it no matter where you are.
    If you stay in the position where you threw from and receive...
  13. Thread: split Ear

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    The wound opens up due to the dog shaking its...

    The wound opens up due to the dog shaking its head.
    In some cases it can be sutured with fine suture material. I have also used a tissue adhesive with some success but you need to continuously apply...
  14. Which salivary gland, and where did it rupture to?

    Which salivary gland, and where did it rupture to?
  15. Thread: Just a dog

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    Very nice! Thanks for sharing

    Very nice!
    Thanks for sharing
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    What is your reasoning for not purchasing a dog...

    What is your reasoning for not purchasing a dog that had a fracture for breeding purposes?
    There is no genetic basis for this.
    I agree with you on the the CCL tear.
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    According to the Master National Blog ...

    According to the Master National Blog http://2015mnrcblog.blogspot.ca

    860 ran and 272 passed

    Again congratulations to all that ran and esp to those that passed
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    Clicked on the video and got the message, ...

    Clicked on the video and got the message,

    We're sorry
    This video has been renamed or deleted by its owner
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    From the Seresto website FAQ's “I caught my...

    From the Seresto website FAQ's

    “I caught my dog chewing the collar, should I be concerned?”

    A: Seresto® has been extensively tested for its safety, including pets chewing on the collar or...
  20. Thread: CCL X's 2

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    see the following link to youtube title...

    see the following link to youtube title "TightRope® CCL: What is the evidence?" plus others
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3marwavs0U

    Also google CCL Swivelock and there are many papers that...
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    Need new 209 primer pistol

    My blank pistol has been acting up for some time and I think on its last legs. It started about the time that GunX first started having problems and I was hoping that they would be back up and...
  22. Thanks, got it now.

    Thanks, got it now.
  23. Strange, when I click on your link it shows that...

    Strange, when I click on your link it shows that there are only 242 pages that load
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    Dogs can tell if you're untrustworthy

    Interesting article

    See the following link http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150220-dogs-know-if-youre-untrustworthy

    Quotes from the article

    "Dogs are not fooled for long by misleading cues,...
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    It looks like a herbal product to me. just...

    It looks like a herbal product to me.
    just google it and you will find a lot of sellers including amazon.com
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