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    My little 14 month old bitch seems to bite her tongue whenever we work drills that have repeat runs ie..back pile or casting drills or consistent running. It's not so bad that I feel she's going to bleed to death or suffer permanent damage but it does bleed pretty good.

    It's usually towards the end of the secession so I just let her get a drink and I'll wipe her face off(yes it bleeds enough that blood gets on one side of her face).


    Anybody else had or have this issue?
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    I have a male that does the exact same thing it always seems to happen when he is getting a little fatigued. happens about 50 to 60% of our trips out. It concerned me at first. I quirt worrying after awhile, he is 5 now. He is still perfectly healthy. in fact he is in my avatar

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    Mine used to bite his tongue if he got nicked while running, as in blowing off a sit whistle. He hasn't done either in a while...
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    My dog ALWAYS bites her tongue. I can't tell you how many times she comes back with bloody bumpers. More often on some form of pile/blind work but she has on marks too. She is hard on herself, she doesn't slow for the pick up, just opens wide, grabs the bumper, flips (to stop and turn around) and runs back.

    You would think she would learn. She seems like such a bright dog too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxs Mom View Post
    My dog ALWAYS bites her tongue. I can't tell you how many times she comes back with bloody bumpers. More often on some form of pile/blind work but she has on marks too. She is hard on herself, she doesn't slow for the pick up, just opens wide, grabs the bumper, flips (to stop and turn around) and runs back.

    You would think she would learn. She seems like such a bright dog too.

    This is the exact situation.
    How The West was Won ( Colt)
    Delilahs Addicted to Mischief ( Delilah) My Jammin little girl
    Extreme Dixies Rebel Yell ( Dixie ) JH
    Dawsons Little Sable (Sable) 12 /08 - 5/14 , We'll hunt again someday girl.

    St. Thomas, the great doctor and theologian, warns about the proper use of animals, lest they appear at the final Judgment against us: and God himself will take vengeance on all who misuse his creatures.

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