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    Default First time water very pleased

    Took my pup, Mickey, 23 weeks old to the water today with my other fellows. He went right in with them. Then I threw a mark no problems! So I was concerned about him not being in water early on his training that he would be a slow start, but not so. There was any evidence of puppy swimming. Just went in retrieved the bumper and swam back like he had done it all along! I was amazed and pleased. I will post a pic tomorrow.
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    That's great ML
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    Yes, I was worried b/c of our snow season extended so much I was afraid that he would be behind. Thanks
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    Same thing here, my pup didn't get to see water until he was 5 months, but he took to it immediately and was doing marks with perfect swimming form

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    Good for you.
    I havnt trained in a long time and my dogs amazed me this morning. They looked like pros, was wondering if they were my dogs
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    Okay here goes. Had a friend take the video. Just threw a short mark for him. Sharp wind from the west before the thunderstorm?? Gotta love our weather 71F today? This probably is his second time in the water and the fifth throw. We only did one throw today b/c storm coming! I am very pleased!

    http://s1197.photobucket.com/user/Ma...0fa71.mp4.html

    Edit: Someone pointed out to me the dog was making noise. It was not my pup that was whining but my friend's who took the video. That is a no no!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mary Lynn Metras View Post
    Okay here goes. Had a friend take the video. Just threw a short mark for him. Sharp wind from the west before the thunderstorm?? Gotta love our weather 71F today? This probably is his second time in the water and the fifth throw. We only did one throw today b/c storm coming! I am very pleased!

    http://s1197.photobucket.com/user/Ma...0fa71.mp4.html
    Very nice! He has drive!
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    Very good
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    Very nice first swim.

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    A great start!

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