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    Senior Member Peake's Avatar
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    Default Who on the board....

    ....sends all/majority of their dawgs away to be Pro Trained/Handled (why optional)? Thought this would be the next logical Q. after the Amat/Pro Topic....
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    Can you turn this into a poll of who does and who doesn't send their dogs off to a pro?

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    By and large, I send my dogs off to pros. However, I also train my own dogs, and train WITH pros when I train my own dogs.

    Is that confusing enough?

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    AC,
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    Default Pro.

    I send mine to pros for the big stuff. Derby, FT etc. My HT dogs I send off and then get back and run myself.
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    Thanks Peake!

    I do not send my dogs off to a pro. I can't afford the $500/month(or more) to send a dog off. Even if I could afford it, I don't think I would. I enjoy doing my own training. I know that my dogs would be farther advanced if they were pro trained but we'll get there!

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    I train my own dogs, but I also train with a few pro's . Wouldn't have it any other way. I really enjoy training my own dogs.


    Peggy

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    I sent my dog off twice, both times were for two months. The first time was for FF through FTP and I finished her basics but ran into trouble a year and a half later on water so off she went again.

    My next dog will go to a pro for all of the basics and transition training. For me it's just too important that I not screw it up.

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    I send my dogs to the Pro at 6 months of age. If she thinks that they will be competitive AA dogs, they stay with her. If not, they get new homes. I handle the dogs in all stakes.

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    No pro...

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