The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Gun Dog Broker

Search:

Type: Posts; User: dogluvah

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Thanks, I was just thinking potty training not...

    Thanks, I was just thinking potty training not exercise, so I hadn't considered bringing the mom too, what a brilliant idea. One of those, duh! of course! moments :) Originally I was going to fence...
  2. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,462

    In response to question if using bark collar...

    In response to question if using bark collar affects CC. I used a bark collar on my pup way before she was collar conditioned. She was staked out watching the older dogs run, and made a ruckus...
  3. how old should puppies be to go out in snow?

    Just had our first litter of Labs, whelped 1/10/14. They are all over 6lbs, are running well and carrying their toys around, should be retrieving soon too :D. At 4 weeks old they are already using...
  4. I see more of a problem with everyone jumping to...

    I see more of a problem with everyone jumping to the "hot" sire of the moment. In my area you have a very hard time finding a dog if you want to avoid certain lines. This has nothing to do with...
  5. Replies
    57
    Views
    3,823

    After reading all these posts at once, what I...

    After reading all these posts at once, what I take away is that every dog and trainer are different and every team of dog+trainer is different from even another dog+same trainer. Soft or low prey...
  6. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,788

    Yes Chris that was my understanding and my plan,...

    Yes Chris that was my understanding and my plan, but is it smart to put money into a system that is being eliminated and can't be serviced?
  7. Replies
    28
    Views
    2,056

    I too have difficulty finding training spots...

    I too have difficulty finding training spots close by that I can shoot. Can you find a place you could at least fire off poppers or blanks? That combined with dead ducks from wingers would tell you...
  8. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,788

    So since I have a TT G2 Pro 100 system that I...

    So since I have a TT G2 Pro 100 system that I always planned I would just add another collar to whenever I got 2 dogs to run, which will finally be this year; I guess I either switch the collar back...
  9. Thread: Test question

    by dogluvah
    Replies
    11
    Views
    1,138

    I DO think it is important that a judge has at...

    I DO think it is important that a judge has at least handled a dog at the level they are applying to judge. I would require them to have handled a dog to that level title. Sure they could send the...
  10. Replies
    68
    Views
    3,606

    I sympathize with you re your job loss....

    I sympathize with you re your job loss. Definitely not a time you can be dishing out $ for dog training or expensive videos. Is there anyone in your club that would work with you 1:1 if you...
  11. Replies
    6
    Views
    371

    A nice picture to remember a great beginning....

    A nice picture to remember a great beginning. Congrats. Good looking ribbons too ;)
  12. Replies
    55
    Views
    3,779

    Awesome descriptions, thanks. These do sound like...

    Awesome descriptions, thanks. These do sound like true hunting dogs expected to use their nose, not just their eyes :) Wish we had something like this here.
  13. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,094

    I didn't mean to offend or tell someone how to...

    I didn't mean to offend or tell someone how to handle their specific dog in a specific way. I was speaking in general about getting a good handle on obedience CONCEPTS. You may have misinterpreted my...
  14. Thread: Puppy Issues

    by dogluvah
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,158

    Also brief, 5 min, training sessions several...

    Also brief, 5 min, training sessions several times each evening will mentally tire pup, along with at least 2 long walks and some rowdy large muscle exercise time to tire his body.
  15. Thread: Puppy Issues

    by dogluvah
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,158

    The loud "ow" or imitation puppy yelp quickly...

    The loud "ow" or imitation puppy yelp quickly cured our pup's mouthiness. But I was also home all day interacting and exercising her. If this puppy is crated for 8hrs or more a day without getting...
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,094

    You can't ever overdo the obedience :) I...

    You can't ever overdo the obedience :) I tolerated less than perfect, as I was a complete newbie anxious to start retrieving, didn't realize how important line manners and a good sit were. Also...
  17. Replies
    6
    Views
    562

    Yeast infection can become bacterial, then only...

    Yeast infection can become bacterial, then only antibiotics will cure it. I would have vet check, because untreated ear infections can be very painful. Chronic infections can even lead to hearing...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    771

    Ticks, and the Lyme disease they carry, have...

    Ticks, and the Lyme disease they carry, have become a great concern in our area. Many of the topical meds don't give adequate tick coverage. I switched from using Frontline and Heartgaurd to...
  19. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,189

    Sorry my post was so long. This topic really...

    Sorry my post was so long. This topic really struck me.
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,189

    I discovered retriever training and hunt tests...

    I discovered retriever training and hunt tests after we got our first Lab 5 yrs ago. We joined a very small HRC club that held a few training days per year. I bought every book I could find old or...
  21. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,461

    Rotator cuff rehab hinges completely on your full...

    Rotator cuff rehab hinges completely on your full and continued participation in PT. I am a RN and coached my almost 80 yr mother through surgery on BOTH of her shoulders about 5yrs apart. She has...
  22. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,229

    I did LOTS of research when my dog was young and...

    I did LOTS of research when my dog was young and seemed to be having ?allergy problems. Worked with my vet, tried prescription hydolyzed protein foods with little effect. My research led me to grain...
  23. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,483

    You might get the same dog yours was on the day...

    You might get the same dog yours was on the day it was born, but everything and everyone is the sum of their life experiences. You can never recreate that! Actually pictures I have seen of cloned cat...
  24. Replies
    10
    Views
    851

    Ditto for Prozyme! Now Solid Gold Seameal...

    Ditto for Prozyme! Now Solid Gold Seameal Supplement comes with Prozyme in it, even better deal :)
  25. Thread: swollen ears

    by dogluvah
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,005

    How is his coat and general health? Chronic ear...

    How is his coat and general health? Chronic ear infections are a classic sign of allergies. My dog had a few ear infections as a puppy, plus some skin issues. My Vet and I tried a few different...
Results 1 to 25 of 51
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3