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    What you seem to be describing is every blind. ...

    What you seem to be describing is every blind.

    Every blind,training,test or trial, for the handler should have predetermined landmarks that the dog must meet on the way to the bird. These...
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    There are: fast and slow dog blinds, right and...

    There are: fast and slow dog blinds, right and left blinds on how a dog turns,dark and light colored dog blinds, tall dog blinds...

    They all require a handler.

    Tim
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    Maybe in a few instances but certainly not a...

    Maybe in a few instances but certainly not a universal practice. Significant interest in the Purina Highpoint Dog awards

    Tim
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    ...or is bored(they can get that way) It never...

    ...or is bored(they can get that way)

    It never hurts to review some yard lining drills; push/pull, wagon wheels ....CBRs like to think and need to understand the game.

    A few ideas: establish a...
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    Expect a dog that: will want to be taught, not...

    Expect a dog that: will want to be taught, not forced. A dog that will work hard to please you if she trust and likes you.

    Glad to see you made your choice. Enjoy!

    Tim
  6. Thread: QA2 title

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    3 wins and no title: the 3 wins were all...

    3 wins and no title:

    the 3 wins were all specialty wins or 1 win was an all-breed Amat not an Open


    Tim
  7. Thread: QA2 title

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    Some people value the QA2 title. Some people...

    Some people value the QA2 title. Some people think it to be worthless.
    If you value it $20 represents a fraction of what you spent to get to that level.
    If you consider it wothless a penny would...
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    Maybe. Maybe not. There are indications for...

    Maybe. Maybe not.

    There are indications for both.

    On blustery days I like the chance to run blinds(especially on water) into the wind. IMHO it provides a good training opportunity for casting...
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    500mg bid?

    500mg bid?
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    Find a local FT amateur group to join with to...

    Find a local FT amateur group to join with to train. A dedicated person with 1-2 dogs is generally welcomed. Hopefully 1-2 in the group as reached the level that you aspire. No one trains a FT dog...
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    Tony, pick your battles. Like others IMHO...

    Tony, pick your battles.

    Like others IMHO "shopping" is annoying and not a desireable habit but "no-go" on a mark can not be tolerated. I would not start correction at a pile with a dog already...
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    The best is NO shampoo. They will all damage...

    The best is NO shampoo. They will all damage their coats.
    I will grant that a CBR can have an "air" about them especially if you hunt salt marshes.
    It is best of simply hose them off or let them...
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    In a recent conversation with the AKC Performance...

    In a recent conversation with the AKC Performance people I was informed that the forms will be available after the 1/1/15.

    Tim
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    Does the DOG look or care as shots are being...

    Does the DOG look or care as shots are being fired and birds are in the air whether or not the gun is shoulder? In real hunting and HTs we hope not.

    Isn't that gun just a big heeling stick?

    Tim
  15. Pam, There is an AKC Master Hunter Lifetime...

    Pam,
    There is an AKC Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement Title that was instituted about a year ago, "MH12". The 12 is a minimum number and you can apply through the Performance division for how many...
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    I have known Ben Carson for over 25 years. He is...

    I have known Ben Carson for over 25 years. He is a brilliant man with common sense, a unique combination in both medicine and government.
    His own work ethic and his strong belief that personal...
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    Buy the puppy yourself. It is the least costly...

    Buy the puppy yourself. It is the least costly part of the deal.

    When money starts changing hands you begin to blurr the lines between pro/amateur status. If the titles you wish to try for are FT...
  18. Max I had the privilege of knowing and running...

    Max
    I had the privilege of knowing and running against your grandfather in the late '60s.
    He was one of the pro's that entered the first Maryland Ret. Club spring field trail which was unique in...
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    Handlers frequently turn and thank judges after...

    Handlers frequently turn and thank judges after deliverying the last bird of the series.

    This past weekend after completing the 2nd series as we were walking off line my "viscious" CBR sat by the...
  20. If you go by the numbers and your major goal is...

    If you go by the numbers and your major goal is ribbons(keeping in mind that some of best have about a .300 batting average) get a black dog, contract a trainer/handler and visit your dog a few days...
  21. Because you want something special. Tim

    Because you want something special.


    Tim
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    For those old enough to remember the Winston...

    For those old enough to remember the Winston cigarette commercial:

    "It's what up front that counts"

    Tim
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    Ted, Do much divorce law? Tim

    Ted,
    Do much divorce law?

    Tim
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    Doomed? No Need to evolve? Yes Retriever FTs...

    Doomed? No Need to evolve? Yes

    Retriever FTs have always been a game dominated by "older" people with time and money. The fulltime worker with a family/children/career obligations has never been...
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    check out: [url]http://www.caninesports.com/[ ...

    check out: [url]http://www.caninesports.com/[

    This article is on point:
    http://www.caninesports.com/uploads/1/5/3/1/15319800/spay_neuter_considerations_2013.pdf


    Recently heard a lecture from...
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