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    I do know this much- if you have never had your leg humped in public- just volunteer your dog as a test dog when you are judging.

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    I don't run test dog anymore. The times I have, if we've gone out on a previous series she ends up smoking the next ones as test dog. It aggravates me to know she was a bone head and would've done the rest of it. Ergo, I don't do it anymore.
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    Crash & burn as test dog? How much time do you have?

    My latest was actually as set up dog for a Started test. First I must tell you about the good natured male beagle that enjoyed our test site both days. He was on lead most of Saturday but after chewing through it spent the afternoon lounging in the judges tent. The beagle never bothered to even raise his head as the dogs passed. Perfectly content to lay down behind the judges.

    Our beagle was waiting for us Sunday morning. My brother in laws dog was brought out to run set up. He was very excited because unfortunately he got a workout Saturday as pick up dog. First mark, no problem. Brought duck to heel & delivered to hand. I can see the fool eyeing the beagle, who is now very active with the cooler morning weather. Next mark, out to bird & retrieved to waters edge. Spits duck out & runs to check out beagle. From there it is full out gay doggie porn. Complete with a full audience of ladies & children.

    I quickly break up the show & place the offender in the dog box. As test dog comes to the line, the overstimulated beagle is now very interested in the other dogs. The only solution is to place him in another hole in my box. I can safely say this. Free ranging beagles are NOT crate trained. At the end of the day he was happy to regain his freedom & headed home with a purpose.

    Maybe the all time epic test/setup dog fail!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamee Strange View Post
    I don't run test dog anymore. The times I have, if we've gone out on a previous series she ends up smoking the next ones as test dog. It aggravates me to know she was a bone head and would've done the rest of it. Ergo, I don't do it anymore.
    My pro ran my pup in a derby last year. She went out in the first, ran test dog for the second and smashed the test. The next five or six dogs didn't do it and they scratched the test! I feel your pain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishduck View Post
    Crash & burn as test dog? How much time do you have?

    My latest was actually as set up dog for a Started test. First I must tell you about the good natured male beagle that enjoyed our test site both days. He was on lead most of Saturday but after chewing through it spent the afternoon lounging in the judges tent. The beagle never bothered to even raise his head as the dogs passed. Perfectly content to lay down behind the judges.

    Our beagle was waiting for us Sunday morning. My brother in laws dog was brought out to run set up. He was very excited because unfortunately he got a workout Saturday as pick up dog. First mark, no problem. Brought duck to heel & delivered to hand. I can see the fool eyeing the beagle, who is now very active with the cooler morning weather. Next mark, out to bird & retrieved to waters edge. Spits duck out & runs to check out beagle. From there it is full out gay doggie porn. Complete with a full audience of ladies & children.

    I quickly break up the show & place the offender in the dog box. As test dog comes to the line, the overstimulated beagle is now very interested in the other dogs. The only solution is to place him in another hole in my box. I can safely say this. Free ranging beagles are NOT crate trained. At the end of the day he was happy to regain his freedom & headed home with a purpose.

    Maybe the all time epic test/setup dog fail!
    I remember hearing something about this incident.

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    Try having a multiple time MH, very well trained dog, great blind running dog, run to the water on a SH blind, and decide not to get in; but rather turn, look at you, and act like a started dog that doesn't have any idea what's expected of him; Why? because it's cold; because you might've not trained-ran him since last hunting season; because dog's are evil and sometimes just like to thoroughly embarrass handlers. Top it all off you get the added benefit of having to go and retrieve your dog; cuz he's also forgotten the Here command . Can't have No Pride when your running the Dog Game
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