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    service dog training

    Is anyone familiar with service dog training? How does obedience training in these dogs differ from what we train for in our hunting and test dogs? Is it mostly positive reinforcement and who puts...
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    ok, another question on this. if using the rope...

    ok, another question on this. if using the rope to stop on sit to pile, do you use a flat collar, choke or pinch on the dog? seems like anything other than a flat collar would be a little brutal but...
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    so I guess you were doing this drill separate...

    so I guess you were doing this drill separate from force to pile? just giving whistle sit at a distance?
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    I like the idea of actually rewarding the sit,...

    I like the idea of actually rewarding the sit, seems like a milner approach to teaching new concepts
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    so is that the more normal progression? to sit to...

    so is that the more normal progression? to sit to pile using the rope to stop when given the command? then add whistle, then cc the command
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    whistle sit on ftp

    Ok I started trying to do whistle sit like my program fowl dawgs, he begins teaching whistle sit, then cc whistle and then trying to get pup to sit on way back from the pile in ftp. Then once you...
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    I am probably only about 20 yards right now, my...

    I am probably only about 20 yards right now, my program does a nice job transitioning from walking fetch to force to pile so it isn't necessary to start at 3 feet out the 1st day. I was really tired...
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    yea 3 or 4 does seem a little low now that I...

    yea 3 or 4 does seem a little low now that I think about it, granted it was only my 1st day actually nicking on the front sit send to pile. I used the 1st two days to make sure we knew what was...
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    how many sends, ftp

    How many sends to the pile per session is adequate on force to pile? Fowl dawgs says 30-40 with 7 or 8 being with pressure. Seems like a lot to me but just wondering.

    I'm working on sending from...
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    just curious, but what makes this place the dog...

    just curious, but what makes this place the dog training meca? farmland and water? sounds fun though
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    where abouts?

    where abouts?
  12. Thread: FTP Pressure

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    FTP Pressure

    I have fowl dawgs and the book 10-minute retriever, have been followign fowl dawgs but have used the book as reference on each different step. It's basically at this point in basics where the book...
  13. Thread: collar fetch

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    last nights session went a lot better with no...

    last nights session went a lot better with no struggles between dog and handler. I switched from holding her with my hand underneath her collar, I put a leash on her and stood right beside of her,...
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    yes against everything i read on the SD collars,...

    yes against everything i read on the SD collars, I still bought one. I'll learn one day maybe
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    sport dog 400

    sport dog 400
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    yes fowl dawgs 1

    yes fowl dawgs 1
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    collar fetch

    I just completed day 3 of collar fetch yesterday and I am getting a pretty big struggle from the dog that I did not get in the regular ear pinch phase. She has figured out how to turn off the...
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    some encouraging comments guys, hopefully by next...

    some encouraging comments guys, hopefully by next year I will have the means to take her hunting on every trip. This year the style of hunting just wasn't practical for a new pup in her 1st season.
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    my dog thinks i'm crazy

    well my 1 year old still has no clue what we are doing out there watching decoys, only got her out twice this year and no birds either time. It sure is hard to show them what it is all about and...
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    and to sum up what everybody is saying, NO...

    and to sum up what everybody is saying, NO EXCUSES!

    guess I have to find me a parking lot
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    finding the time

    how do you find the time to train in these short days of winter? dog time for me right now is right after putting the little one to bed, and by that time it is dark and only a flood light off the...
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    joel porter at crown creek kennels in...

    joel porter at crown creek kennels in cherryville, nc
    http://www.crowncreekkennels.com/
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    Yes another take, gg you're probably the poster I...

    Yes another take, gg you're probably the poster I remember saying don't do it
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    Not familiar with the spencer method where do you...

    Not familiar with the spencer method where do you find this
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    ok ok I got ya

    ok ok I got ya
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