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    Makes sense thanks, I'll let everyone know how it...

    Makes sense thanks, I'll let everyone know how it goes. Going to start tonight with her just being around or near the car and work at her pace when she's ready to get in the car then do the same...
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    I would say twice a month. I'm going to take...

    I would say twice a month. I'm going to take everyone's advice on here and just work on her getting used to being around the car, then getting in the car and not going anywhere until she's...
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    She loves her crate, but is not comfortable in it...

    She loves her crate, but is not comfortable in it or the dog box while traveling. If the car isn't moving she's fine tail wagging but as soon as you turn it on and start moving she gets stiff and...
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    The behavior is not a problem but you can tell...

    The behavior is not a problem but you can tell she is stressed. She will not move an inch, stiff as a board whether crated or not. Won't respond or look at you if you say her name. I will try the...
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    We got her a 3 months old, I have a feeling this...

    We got her a 3 months old, I have a feeling this is what happened to her. She is sensitive and seems unsure of herself. Thanks, I've always tried to pet her and lift her spirits in the car but she...
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    Dog afraid of car rides

    Question, my dog is scared of the car. When she knows we are going somewhere she runs to the back of her crate and we have to drag her to the car. She's 19 months old and has been this way since...
  7. Thread: Gps

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    You're correct we aren't having the problem while...

    You're correct we aren't having the problem while in the kennels just the back yard. We started replacing the fence and pouring concrete underneath it, but until we get the whole thing done the...
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    Gps

    I have two black labs that have gotten out twice, the first time they were found 2 miles from the house, the second 5 miles from the house. After the first time I got kennels and that's where they...
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    Wishing you and Gander the best, I'll keep you in...

    Wishing you and Gander the best, I'll keep you in our prayers.
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    I am in your same situation and plan on hunting...

    I am in your same situation and plan on hunting my pup. I will let everyone else shoot and I will do nothing but work my pup this year.

    Last year I tried to shoot with our other lab (first...
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    The storms hit Edmond about 45 minutes after I...

    The storms hit Edmond about 45 minutes after I got home. I was worried for everyone that was still traveling, and staying another night in Shawnee. Hope you all made it home ok, I had a great...
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    Update on 5 mth old pup seizure???

    Since the vet that we saw the other day was unsure about what happened to Ruger I took called one of the other vets in the office with more experience. I found out the first vet is new to there...
  13. Thanks for the advice I had family over then got...

    Thanks for the advice I had family over then got sick so haven't had a chance to update. I called the vet yesturday and asked for a copy of the bloodwork so I can see what exactly they tested him for...
  14. No, nothing has changed since the time I've...

    No, nothing has changed since the time I've gotten him. I read a lot on the internet last night and am going to try changing foods, he has been teething and eatting less so my husband said maybe it...
  15. Thanks for your replies when your dogs were...

    Thanks for your replies when your dogs were seizing did they stiffen up or go limp. She said he probably wouldn't have another one until he was two or three if it was epilepsy. She just seemed...
  16. Seizure ??? and your thoughts or experiences

    My five month old pup was laying down sleeping last night I got up so he followed me. I stopped to talk to someone and and sat down and his head started shaking like a fly was buzzing around his...
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    My pup is a week shy of 5 mths, I feed him 2 cups...

    My pup is a week shy of 5 mths, I feed him 2 cups in the morning & 2 in the evening. He was 39.6 lbs when I took him to the vet a mth ago, I haven't weighed him recently. When I increased his each...
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    Thanks everyone, I've got some help training now....

    Thanks everyone, I've got some help training now. I trained my other two pups with basic ob and retreiving. I didn't know about all this other material to use to train. I don't want to fail so...
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    Thanks, no I'm not punishing him for getting...

    Thanks, no I'm not punishing him for getting wrong. He's not running off anymore, he comes to me and spits it at my feet. I will try the treats like you said as he is very treat driven so that may...
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    yes, I cc'd him early to come because he would...

    yes, I cc'd him early to come because he would take off and try and get me to chase him. I could clap my hands, walk off, real him in with a rope, nothing was working. No the Hillman Dvd didn't do...
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    I've called a kennel in my area. I'm going to...

    I've called a kennel in my area. I'm going to meet them Saturday so I can watch them train, get some references, and have them take a look at all three of my labs. I just need some help with the...
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    I've watched the Hillman DVD so much it's all a...

    I've watched the Hillman DVD so much it's all a blur, I'll go back and watch the part on hold again. Just to clarify all I've done so far is when he comes back and spits the bumper at my feet is...
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    I understand he could be teething and sore, but...

    I understand he could be teething and sore, but once we are done teething how do I begin to teach hold when he refuses. Hillman starts teaching hold at this age, to introduce the concept.
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    Pup refusing to hold

    My pup is 4 1/2 mths old and I'm following Hillman with a transition to Smartworks. He is definitly hard headed and I'm having to go off track a little. The first issue I was having was that he...
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    I'm following Hillman and my pups 19 weeks, think...

    I'm following Hillman and my pups 19 weeks, think I started at 12 or 13 weeks. I'm not sure what day i'm on as I don't have the dvd on me. I just starting hold if that helps. I watch it over and...
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