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  1. Thread: peeing on return

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    or 3. dominance Jere

    or
    3. dominance
    Jere
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    I wondered the same. Until field trials were...

    I wondered the same. Until field trials were mentioned I though the OP might be a silver miner.

    jere
  3. I never stay at motels so I've never had a...

    I never stay at motels so I've never had a problem. But problems happen. Saw this just a few minutes ago:

    http://krqe.com/2016/01/29/trailer-4-hunting-dogs-stolen-at-albuquerque-hotel/

    Jere
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    One theory of dog evolution ("Dogs: A New...

    One theory of dog evolution ("Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior and Evolution," by Raymond and Lorna Coppinger) holds that wild wolves foraged in the dumps and latrines of humans...
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    I'm OK with that, but you need to know some of...

    I'm OK with that, but you need to know some of those pointing breed trainers actually train the dog to stand game. The difference is they do it with a dog with strong innate pointing instinct and...
  6. Does anyone know/can guess who said this? ...

    Does anyone know/can guess who said this?

    "Creating "good habits" is one of the keys to reducing pressure in training and is one of the important aspects of teaching. Consider the development of...
  7. Howard put me in touch with the dog's...

    Howard put me in touch with the dog's owner/trainer/handler back in 2001. I asked him and this is his reply:
    "Hi Jere, you are exactly right. Preacher [Mr. Tanner's Pioneer Preacher] was a rare dog...
  8. You went a bit overboard there. I don't know...

    You went a bit overboard there. I don't know much about many dogs but even I know of one AFC who did. Howard would confirm were he still here.

    Jere
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    With the admission I don't know Hillman's...

    With the admission I don't know Hillman's process, nor have I worked with a Boykin:

    The retrieve is a composite of behaviors (Sit, Go when released - not before, Run out, Grab object, Turn and...
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    Horty, You quoted me. but who did you intend to...

    Horty, You quoted me. but who did you intend to direct this? I've never had or trained a GSP and my PLs never learned the "whoa" command and were not "steadied" until they clearly demonstrated a...
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    My PLs adjusted their working ranges according to...

    My PLs adjusted their working ranges according to the terrain, cover and bird density. In the west, in sparse cover the black one could easily be found covering ground 300 even 400 yards from me,...
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    Hi Metz, As far as I know the closest you'll...

    Hi Metz,
    As far as I know the closest you'll come to print resource such as you want would be the following two:

    1. the book "TRAINING WITH MO -- How Maurice Lindley Trains Pointing Dogs" By:...
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    From my earlier posts it should be evident I...

    From my earlier posts it should be evident I prefer the silent and low pressure methods of training pointing manners, especially the West Method which places a major part of the teaching chore on the...
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    This is easy to understand if one thinks about...

    This is easy to understand if one thinks about what a natural "point" really is - an exaggeration of the predator's "pause before the pounce." The predator has to precisely locate its prey before it...
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    I'm not sure "the fad is dying." The US economy...

    I'm not sure "the fad is dying." The US economy of the recent past put a major crimp in our purchasing habits and I think that effected the PL market. But, it could be the proliferation of BYBers...
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    She might find more birds for you to shoot and...

    She might find more birds for you to shoot and you might shoot more birds if you would steady her and encourage her to work at a respectable pointing dog range. I hate to hear of one which naturally...
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    There are a lot of video clips here:...

    There are a lot of video clips here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlp4Vyvw24DYnanek0beLbC43Tvj66T3t

    and here:...
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    Jim is right on BALANCE and the natural point -...

    Jim is right on BALANCE and the natural point - good luck on that.

    I believe you would find the book referenced here:...
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    That was great, Ken. Somehow, I knew it was...

    That was great, Ken. Somehow, I knew it was going to be a skunk story and you had me guessing about the outcome from the beginning.

    A skunk story that is dangerous to read starts on page 83 or a...
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    2235522356 Black male (no yellow or chocolate)...

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    Black male (no yellow or chocolate) x Black female (carries yellow, maybe chocolate).

    Under coat is the brown/red part of the coat. Year 'round.
  21. Does it have a brand name, voltage, part number...

    Does it have a brand name, voltage, part number or any other identifying information on it?
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    If you plan your walk as Jim suggested so as to...

    If you plan your walk as Jim suggested so as to move generally into the wind, the dog will also learn to use the wind to find stuff. It is very natural for a hunting dog (a dog hunting for prey -...
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    I just did that too - deleted a response - which...

    I just did that too - deleted a response - which was actually in agreement with the trend of the thread but broke 'new ground' in a way- I'm older than you, Jim.

    Jere
  24. Thread: What Winter?

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    Plenty of mud here but no snow to speak of yet. ...

    Plenty of mud here but no snow to speak of yet. It has hardly gone below freezing. I can't say I'm complaining about not having to plow 3/8 mile of driveway! But gosh I can see 60 degrees north...
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    I trained mine to remain standing after a flush...

    I trained mine to remain standing after a flush off a point and to stop and stand in response to any wild flush.

    I trained their pointing/bird handling manners as though they were dogs of a...
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