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    Agreed...Upland hunting seems to come pretty...

    Agreed...Upland hunting seems to come pretty natural to dogs with good drive. There is some basic training... quartering, sitting to flush if that's your style, etc. but for the most part it is very...
  2. Is the dog marking the new fall, giving up on it...

    Is the dog marking the new fall, giving up on it and returning to old fall or is he confused and going to old fall from the outset?

    If it's confusion then I would be inclined to simplify... run...
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    I have a pretty talented little british pedigreed...

    I have a pretty talented little british pedigreed lab. I feel we should be running at Master level this summer as a 3yo and I have been thinking about trying a Canadian qual at the end of the summer....
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    I third this...

    I third this...
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    I don't know about the FT game but in HT GRHRCH...

    I don't know about the FT game but in HT GRHRCH Buddy Ryan's Jimbo comes to mind. I saw a video recently of the owner telling his story of Jimbo. backyard bred out of dogs with no pedigree (pet dogs...
  6. Thread: FTP-Two Problems

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    As far as running past you...don't try to teach...

    As far as running past you...don't try to teach coming directly to heel during FTP. Teach it separately without pressure. I like to put a wall or fence behind me so the dog has no option but slow...
  7. Thread: FTP-Two Problems

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    Bugging is a symptom of too much pressure. Give...

    Bugging is a symptom of too much pressure. Give more free sends.
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    very nice!

    very nice!
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    This... You're definitely moving your hand to...

    This... You're definitely moving your hand to deliver the treat before the marker in some instances. I also second the questions and comments in T-Pines post.

    Good looking pup Darrin and...
  10. It seems the sled dog folks really have it...

    It seems the sled dog folks really have it figured out with regards to food. Dr. Tim's isn't sold where I'm at as far as I know but I use Red Paw which is big on the sled dog scene and couldn't be...
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    I don't have the maggee stickmen but I would get...

    I don't have the maggee stickmen but I would get the black diamond if you train part of the year in snow. We use black stickmen during winter.
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    Good advice from everyone. Definitely do not...

    Good advice from everyone. Definitely do not force or make strong corrections at this point. Teaching should always be done in a positive manner. I would also recommend you get a hold of some...
  13. Thread: Puppy

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    Sounds like you're doing fine. When training...

    Sounds like you're doing fine. When training obedience you'll want to gradually up the distraction level just like you're starting to do. First, in the hallway, then to the backyard, then maybe to...
  14. Thread: Puppy

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    okiereb, I'd say your pup sounds like it is...

    okiereb,

    I'd say your pup sounds like it is doing great! Don't look at pup not bringing the bumper back as a retrieving problem but a she just hasn't learned here yet. You don't want to be...
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    Poll: I started running NAHRA last year mainly because...

    I started running NAHRA last year mainly because that's what my local club is. I would love to get into FTs but I don't have the time, dog, or money so for now I'm going to stick with HTs. I like...
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    Good point. It think it would be very tough for...

    Good point. It think it would be very tough for even the best trainer to go in and train a MH or above without a bit of an apprenticeship (perhaps a long one), learning what is expected of the dog...
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    Very interesting. I love Ellis' stuff. One of...

    Very interesting. I love Ellis' stuff. One of the best out there IMO. A really good communicator with dogs and people and seems to really understand how to train a dog using all 4 quadrants. ...
  18. Thread: Help!!!

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    I would say no it's not too late to train her to...

    I would say no it's not too late to train her to be a good gundog if she has the ability. I second Tony Marshall's advice on finding some good training material. I realized the dog isn't a small...
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    Just emptied it. Thanks.

    Just emptied it. Thanks.
  20. I really value positive training and use it...

    I really value positive training and use it whenever possible to help teach the dog new skills. I have found it great for obedience and puppy training but I question its value with advanced...
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    I transitioned from Hillmann Puppy and then Fetch...

    I transitioned from Hillmann Puppy and then Fetch Command into Lardy basics with no problems. I wouldn't hesitate to use Hillmann's Fundamentals though. Both should get you where you want to go...
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    That's the way we do it.

    That's the way we do it.
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    I don't think the 20s would be too bad. However,...

    I don't think the 20s would be too bad. However, a lot would also depend on the water temps, how long he's out, and how warm and dry you can keep him in between retrieves.
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    I've got an old TT Pro 500 G2 right now and will...

    I've got an old TT Pro 500 G2 right now and will see what the market looks like at the time when mine craps out.

    On the Einstein... I haven't used them but some protection dog folks I know have...
  25. Thread: Which pup???

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    If Hillmann sees some type of correlation I would...

    If Hillmann sees some type of correlation I would say that there's probably something to it. He does say that a more important aspect of puppy picking is eye contact.
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