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  1. Mark, thank you. It's usually my hiney getting...

    Mark, thank you. It's usually my hiney getting nailed to the wall in the first series. :)
  2. Mark, I trained my dogs myself for many years...

    Mark, I trained my dogs myself for many years until other things took priority. I still have one at home I train and as much as I can I have an active interest and participation with my other dog and...
  3. I guess my only concern was having a tru amature...

    I guess my only concern was having a tru amature team go against a pro/am in competition. Now defining what a pro/am is would, as you have pointed out, be something up for debate. I see how it is...
  4. Probably fizzled because 2 to 3 hours from...

    Probably fizzled because 2 to 3 hours from anywhere. The ones in the area are all FT pros or ams.
  5. Thread: Niagara

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    Scott tell Bosko he needs to start putting the...

    Scott tell Bosko he needs to start putting the white jacket back on.

    Jeff
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    Quote "What are you using to FF the pup? If you...

    Quote "What are you using to FF the pup? If you are using a bumper or something else that you are also using for him to retrieve , there is your problem."

    No that's not the problem. Somewhere he...
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    Sent one back to you

    Sent one back to you
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    I am in Molalla and will be getting back training...

    I am in Molalla and will be getting back training afternoons a couple days a week and some weekends.Not a group but have BBs,bumpers etc.I do AA set ups and refreshers for myself.Flexible in training...
  9. Thread: Eic affected

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    Yes.Will be 12 in May.Started going down at 7...

    Yes.Will be 12 in May.Started going down at 7 months old.EIC wasn't well known in those days.Was confirmed by U of Mn and later by gen test.Couldnt get out of a holding blind at a hunt test.Only...
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    look up 1994 NAFC A very nice dog. Watched her...

    look up 1994 NAFC
    A very nice dog. Watched her win at Sauvie Island.
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    BC or Washington?

    BC or Washington?
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    Do a thread search on "sit means sit". What you...

    Do a thread search on "sit means sit". What you are seeing is an infraction of that. No movement is accepted except for some turning to watch marks go down. Dogs think in the here and now.Putting...
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    Jennifer, copying from Lester's suggestion: ...

    Jennifer, copying from Lester's suggestion: https://averysportingdog.com/trainers-heeling-stick A clicker that has worked well for many in the same situation
    Just another form of positive...
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    Simplify. Perhaps ,on longer marks, after he is...

    Simplify. Perhaps ,on longer marks, after he is successful on shorter marks, salt the field in the area of the fall with 4 to 5 bumpers, spread out 5 feet apart, to keep him successful and not...
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    Wayne, you and Rowdy have fun. Remember to...

    Wayne, you and Rowdy have fun. Remember to sloooow doooown. Make sure he is keyed in and locked in on the memory bird but still gets the picture of all of the marks. Your the driver and the judges...
  16. Please heed the advice given. It is not a matter...

    Please heed the advice given. It is not a matter of obedience. The dog is aggressive and you won't know when it's going to happen and he could kill the puppy. Are you prepared for that? Again the...
  17. Thread: Lazy Sit?

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    "that when she's relaxed and sitting still has a...

    "that when she's relaxed and sitting still has a "puppy sit"
    mtnKid don't take snippets of a statement and respond. My 6 year old sits square and turns on a dime on a whistle stop. Does my avatar...
  18. Thread: Lazy Sit?

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    Quadruple SIGH!!!! Good gravy why worry about a...

    Quadruple SIGH!!!! Good gravy why worry about a "puppy sit"? I have an almost 6 year old that when she's relaxed and sitting still has a "puppy sit" .OFA Good and FT ribbons. When she's working sits...
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    Springsett is here in Oregon. I watched Norm with...

    Springsett is here in Oregon. I watched Norm with Tommy run the circuit back in the 80s when I was trialing pointing dogs. Very nice dogs.
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    The Qual is a staging level for seeing where your...

    The Qual is a staging level for seeing where your dog is at for trialing. Not a cake walk. Going to have to go up against Pros anyway. Out here a lot of the derbies and Qual people run their own...
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    With the level of the Quals today I don't think...

    With the level of the Quals today I don't think the every day MH will try it. I remember the first Qual I ran a few years ago. Somebody from McKenna Wa said they were going back to the Open. The...
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    IMHO to better the breed is to have function and...

    IMHO to better the breed is to have function and form with good health. Ie an AA dog that still meets the original breed standards, takes your breath away watching them run and then comes home and...
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    My first lab, a BLF by Trumarc Zip Code, Phyllis...

    My first lab, a BLF by Trumarc Zip Code, Phyllis , who if I missed would look up at me roll her eyes, sigh, and then go lay down and groan at me. Her daughter and granddaughter did the same thing....
  24. Thread: SH vs MH

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    Most described many reasons well. For me I got...

    Most described many reasons well. For me I got the SH and decided to go to FT instead of the mess made because of the Master National ( see multiple other threads ). I already was training to Qual...
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    Not just FT dogs. A hunt test pro would charge...

    Not just FT dogs. A hunt test pro would charge $650-800 a month. Add in cost of the pup,birds, shots, vet bills ,etc and a started dog can be almost as much. 18 month old pup has at least $10K into...
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