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    That is why I asked. You will decrease your own...

    That is why I asked. You will decrease your own frustration by training at half the speed that you think you should do. You will have less of a chance of making a mistake that will need to be undone...
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    A A How have your dogs in the past done with...

    A A

    How have your dogs in the past done with this?
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    Gunnerdawg PM sent

    Gunnerdawg

    PM sent
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    Oh well, tried to PM you.

    Oh well, tried to PM you.
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    My dog was from FC-AFC Mioaks Main Event x...

    My dog was from FC-AFC Mioaks Main Event x Mishka's Mission Impossible. Several commented that he looked a little like a Chessie. Very wavy down the spine. Not much feathering.

    Current dog (bitch)...
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    Nice pic. I agree about shedding the water. I...

    Nice pic.

    I agree about shedding the water. I even had a hard time bathing my dog.
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    I had one like that. Even the whiskers were curly.

    I had one like that. Even the whiskers were curly.
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    I think Goldens have a different kind of...

    I think Goldens have a different kind of ichthyosis.
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    An affected GOLDEN means that it is homozygous...

    An affected GOLDEN means that it is homozygous for the trait, i.e. two genes for the trait, one on each homologous chromosome. Affected is an unfortunate term, homozygous or pure is much better. An...
  10. Thread: Training Help

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    [QUOTE=ljones;1240525] I would agree with you...

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    I would agree with you but you are running a blind. You are using a lot of different cues.
    Just a guess but the different cues that you use in running a blind may just put...
  11. Thread: Training Help

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    OK, my take on this. Something like a nic on...

    OK, my take on this. Something like a nic on waterforcing. Dog is close to the water and gets a nic, nic at the wrong time. Now there is superstitious behavior. You developed a hot spot. This is just...
  12. You took the words out of my mouth. What should...

    You took the words out of my mouth. What should be done is to raise the quality of the judging pool.
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    I would like to ask you what do you think caused...

    I would like to ask you what do you think caused this. My guess would be something like an inappropriately timed correction. Need to be honest with this.
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    Colonel Blimp One thing is obvious: Those dogs...

    Colonel Blimp

    One thing is obvious: Those dogs look like they are in hard working condition. Nice.
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    My own experience and what I observe that causes...

    My own experience and what I observe that causes this: 1) Handling on marks 2) Handling young dogs in the field. Old school, no handling until older 3) Handling before marking skills are developed.
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    Reteach, start from the beginning, and put that...

    Reteach, start from the beginning, and put that dog on a long line.
    But if you plan not to teach angle back, just use the arm opposite from the one you used for over.
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    Yes, my diagrams are sketches of the setups. My...

    Yes, my diagrams are sketches of the setups. My diagrams are dated and state the location of my setup. My diagrams also make note of terrain features---uphill, downhill, depression, wind...
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    I keep a log with diagrams and comments.

    I keep a log with diagrams and comments.
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    Thanks for the pics.

    Thanks for the pics.
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    Congratulations Criquetpas!

    Congratulations Criquetpas!
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    That's why I frequently wear my Tilley hat or...

    That's why I frequently wear my Tilley hat or booney hat.
  22. That is a very nice tribute.

    That is a very nice tribute.
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    I always say "Yes, my dog bites" but they pet her...

    I always say "Yes, my dog bites" but they pet her anyway.
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    Someone in our group had used it but dropped it...

    Someone in our group had used it but dropped it after receiving several offers of advice to do so.
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    I don't think that many dogs like that, any kind...

    I don't think that many dogs like that, any kind of attempt at hugging. Some may tolerate it more than others but I think it is a bad move.
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