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Thread: 7 month old black lab male Sudden stubborness

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    Senior Member Jeannie Greenlee's Avatar
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    Yep there are alot of labs that do the same dang thing at that age...LOL... Dang teenagers.
    Not just a lab thing...most all dogs do this
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    Senior Member Hunt'EmUp's Avatar
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    NO!!! Not again at 18mt. What's the 10mt. destruction, into everything phase called and when will it go away? I got over the 7mts, stubborn; we were good, but this month AHHHH. Now y'all tell me I've got more to look forward to NOOOO!!!
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    Senior Member luvmylabs23139's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2tall View Post
    Yeah, happens all the time around 6 or 7 months. Again at 18. Round III at 28 - 30 months. etc. etc. etc.!
    You forgot the "hey I'm 11yrs old so I can do what I want now phase". I can't hear you etc. but of course she can darn well hear the fridge opening from the other end of the house!
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    This might prove helpful.

    Training Myths (link)

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    Senior Member CodyC's Avatar
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    North Carolina


    Thanks a lot for all of the advice. It's good to hear im not the only one going through it. He will be 7 months Friday and he weighs 74 lbs and he is definitely feeling a little froggy these days. It only takes one bump on the ol' sportdog "training" collar and he straightens back out.

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