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    I was running blinds with Rowdy this morning inside the development. There was a bulldozer spreading fill behind me. Each time the dozer would back up and the back up alarm went off, Rowdy would stop and face me. I guess the first beep from the back up alarm sounded like my whistle. Funny!
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    A bulldozer. Maybe that's what I need...
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    Was working with a young pointer a few years ago and the owner was working to get point and shoot camera shots as the pup approached a bird. Each time he shot, the dog backed off the bird. Long story short - the camera beep sounded an awful lot like the e-fence warning at home.

    Glad we figured that out as quickly as we did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PennyRetrievers View Post
    A bulldozer. Maybe that's what I need...
    You are really cracking me up, lately!

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    I had some crazy bird whistle once while hunting and dog stopped mid retrieve, spun around and looked at me so I cast him back. Always a training op somewhere.

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    Not good wwhen it happens in a trial. My dog was hauling tail for the last bird in the first series, long retired, when he heard a bird whistle or something. He slammed on brakes, turned and looked at me, sitting like a rock! I did not raise an arm or say a word,just waited him out. After a loooong time he whirled around and took off on his original line and scooped up the bird beautifully. Well, we were sent home early. That is not unusual, we always go home early. Mostly because the same dog WILL NOT STOP or sit on MY whistle!
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    Quote Originally Posted by HNTFSH View Post
    Was working with a young pointer a few years ago and the owner was working to get point and shoot camera shots as the pup approached a bird. Each time he shot, the dog backed off the bird. Long story short - the camera beep sounded an awful lot like the e-fence warning at home.

    Glad we figured that out as quickly as we did.
    Too funny!
    So the shutter was causing the dog to shudder
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2tall View Post
    Not good wwhen it happens in a trial. My dog was hauling tail for the last bird in the first series, long retired, when he heard a bird whistle or something. He slammed on brakes, turned and looked at me, sitting like a rock! I did not raise an arm or say a word,just waited him out. After a loooong time he whirled around and took off on his original line and scooped up the bird beautifully. Well, we were sent home early. That is not unusual, we always go home early. Mostly because the same dog WILL NOT STOP or sit on MY whistle!

    that would be called excuse # 777 in our group.

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    In mine its #666.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swampbilly View Post
    Too funny!
    So the shutter was causing the dog to shudder
    Yes. Nearly as effective as punishing your retriever by beating him with a bird.
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