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    Front sit,place a finger in ear canal ,wiggle...

    Front sit,place a finger in ear canal ,wiggle said finger ,withdraw finger and command "SHAKE" - over lay hand signal.
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    When starting the T drill I sit the dog by voice...

    When starting the T drill I sit the dog by voice walk to my handlers position ,blow a sit whistle and then cast . I want the dog to think sit whistle = sit and LOOK AT ME for directions.
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    Any dog that has been through a conditioned...

    Any dog that has been through a conditioned retrieve process that picks up the retrieve object but drops before delivery to hand is in violation of the "HOLD" command. "Hold" means hold firmly but...
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    I'd say it wouldn't affect anything.I'm basing...

    I'd say it wouldn't affect anything.I'm basing this on my dogs being sprayed in the face by a skunk and still trailing.flushing and/or pointing all the birds for my group of hunters.
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    I'd try a different bag of food.This bag you're...

    I'd try a different bag of food.This bag you're trying to feed may be spoiled.
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    FF as they do it and we know it is not the same....

    FF as they do it and we know it is not the same. Very true .Pointers are NOT forced to GO!
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    Go back and reinforce "Hold" which should...

    Go back and reinforce "Hold" which should mean-don't drop,don't chew/chop and don't roll the object-only give it up when i give the release command.
  8. 3/4" sch 40 1120 480 psi. That's what mine are...

    3/4" sch 40 1120 480 psi. That's what mine are made of . They work like a charm.
  9. If I have the slightest pull on the bumper, she...

    If I have the slightest pull on the bumper, she will hold tighter.Don't pull -PUSH toward the throat. My question is what about the times i say "drop" and she doesn't do it? Do i continue to say...
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    You can have a gunsmith open up the chokes. Thin...

    You can have a gunsmith open up the chokes. Thin wall screw in chokes might be an option if you're not planing on shooting steel shot through it. Find a competent gunsmith and get his opinion.
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    Mesquite Ridge Kennels out of Waurika,Oklahoma...

    Mesquite Ridge Kennels out of Waurika,Oklahoma has some FDSB breedings comming up this fall. I've reservied a female pup myself!
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    Their are 4 steps in force fetch conditioning ....

    Their are 4 steps in force fetch conditioning . Introduction or "SHOW ME" ,Teaching, Conditioning or Force and avoidance. In the Introduction you apply as little of pressure as possible even if you...
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    Male or female pup? Can you give an example of...

    Male or female pup? Can you give an example of "Old West Name " of one of your current or former dogs.
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    Once a day, evenings ,always after hunting or...

    Once a day, evenings ,always after hunting or training / never before.
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    Some where in your ff you should have restrained...

    Some where in your ff you should have restrained pup for at least a slow 5 count so pup learns the only way to stop the pressure is get the force object in his mouth. It sounds like you let pup...
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    Thanks Evan!! I have been doing exactly as you...

    Thanks Evan!! I have been doing exactly as you advise. It's hard enough to find 1 of the many ponds I have access to that even has enough water to swim a dog let alone one that doesn't have a long...
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    Water Tune Up Drill

    I have a 15 month yellow Lab Female .We are using a training program. We are through swimby and working on water tune up drills and rudimentary decheating singles.I have a question -Is it considered...
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    I'm feeding to my 4 dogs Victor Select High...

    I'm feeding to my 4 dogs Victor Select High Energy 24/20. You have dealers with in 25 miles.Good ingredients and a lot less expensive than some of the bigger name brands.
  21. My thought is to look at it from the dogs point...

    My thought is to look at it from the dogs point of view. You bring dog in to honor,dog on Line is sent for the retrieve. Your dog breaks makes it say 40 yards and is corrected with...
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