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    I don’t compete with my dog. I can say from...

    I don’t compete with my dog. I can say from limited experience FF changed our relationship for the better. It bled into other parts of our work, not just the retrieve.
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    E Collar question

    Is your dog collar wise? Is that a concern of yours? If so, what did you do to prevent it?

    I’m following Fowl Dawgs and it’s going really well. We’re to the E collar introduction and he does...
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    How to handle time off from training

    I was work through FF with my dog. We were on walking fetch following Fowl Dawgs. Life interrupted us for a little over 3 weeks. Would you back up and review a little or try and just pick up...
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    I had a similiar issue. Things really changed...

    I had a similiar issue. Things really changed after starting Force Fetch. More specifically, after training "hold". Others could elaborate on why as I'm quite new... but it changed the game quite...
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    @willow: not letting him avoid the pressure with...

    @willow: not letting him avoid the pressure with his actions makes sense. Thanks for that thought.
    @ Bruce: I agree a pro is good advice but I'm just not to that point. Just seeing what I can...
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    Force Fetch question

    I am proceeding through training my first dog slowly and patiently. I used the Hillmann puppy dvd and now and following fowl dawgs. (and I have Lardy’s Articles). So far so good.
    Obedience...
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    If I recall the Hillmann DVD correctly he says he...

    If I recall the Hillmann DVD correctly he says he does not care if the pup comes back or not. Just want him to chase. He uses a line and says if the pup decides to take off he has the line for that.
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    Well there’s Candy’s room, Sandy from Asbury...

    Well there’s Candy’s room, Sandy from Asbury Park. Mary was in Thunder Road and the girl in Born to Run was Wendy.

    But Tramp and Rosie are hard to beat.
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    Thanks for the reply. Is the difference in just...

    Thanks for the reply. Is the difference in just the sequence of things or is the pressure applied differently?
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    Question about Lardy's CC Video

    Some have recommended Lardy’s CC video to me even if I were following a different program. Would most of you agree? if I’m using Smartworks or Fowl Dogs is using this video a good idea? At the very...
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    I’m a complete newbie on my first dog and about...

    I’m a complete newbie on my first dog and about to get my first training program. I’m going to take a stab at it. My research tells me Evan CC’s to here a littler before the other programs. That...
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    Hey...advice from right around the corner. ...

    Hey...advice from right around the corner. Sounds like the walk as told by Julie Knutson. I will add it to the program. He was the small one in the litter and was struggling with our cold weather...
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    Pup will chase but not bring back

    I have an 11 week old pup who will chase a thrown object with plenty of vigor. I’m happy about that and I’m not too hung up on the fact that he won’t bring it back just yet. He does return to me...
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    I don’t like to use hate but.…..I only “hate” the...

    I don’t like to use hate but.…..I only “hate” the government unions that want my tax dollars to pay their unsustainable pensions. If a private sector union wants to be stupid with their money…more...
  15. One quick pointed question. Initially, does...

    One quick pointed question. Initially, does Lardy use continuous pressure that the dog turns off or does he start with nicks?

    Also, please pm if you’d rather not post. I have gotten some...
  16. I'm new here so I'm not sure what this is...

    I'm new here so I'm not sure what this is about...but I would love to hear your thoughts. So far this forum seems like the overall tone is better than most, a skinning would surprise me.

    If not I...
  17. Thanks for the insight. That does explain a lot....

    Thanks for the insight. That does explain a lot. However, have you seen the clip I'm talking about? The dog is told to sit, and sits...minutes later after he sat, the trainer repeats "sit" nick...
  18. Yet another "Help me pick a training program" thread

    I know you get these a lot but here goes. I am hoping to make a more informed decision about what program to buy. I am looking at Smartworks, Lardy and Fowl Dog and Hillmann. My belief is the best...
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    As a total rookie I enjoy watching the videos...

    As a total rookie I enjoy watching the videos with the little bumps in the road and seeing how they are handled. Seeing sheer perfection is fun but much is learned seeing you guys deal with the...
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    OK..it's 47, not 48. I point this out because...

    OK..it's 47, not 48. I point this out because I'm as old as the Super Bowl and often use it to remember how old I am...and you just scared the crap out of me.

    Having said that...I like your Moss...
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    Have you guys had any issues with the new pups...

    Have you guys had any issues with the new pups and the weather? Mine is only 7 weeks..a little small even for 7 wks and we have had a few days of real cold weather. ( 5-10 degrees with 20 mph winds)...
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    Well, there were actually 2 males for me to pick...

    Well, there were actually 2 males for me to pick from. One was smaller than the other. I got the feeling that’s why he was left. After some baseless concerns about his size I picked him. (not time...
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    J_Brown.. I could have typed your post...

    J_Brown..

    I could have typed your post almost word for word. I too am new, am a hunter first (including upland) and currently have no plans to test…and will be getting my first lab very...
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    I know you guys are probably right...easier said...

    I know you guys are probably right...easier said than done sometimes.
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    Name? I have a wife and six kids. To get...

    Name? I have a wife and six kids. To get clearance for a dog that they will care for while I'm at work I had to sell the naming rights to them. I have veto power, but for now it's stuck in the...
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