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    Default Heeling to left and right side

    I'm right handed so my dog Miss Mae
    heels to my left. But I won't to train her to heel
    to both sides. Started today but it didn't go as easy
    as I had planned. Any thoughts on this will be great fully
    appreciated

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    I'd say you are a little skinny on effort.....
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    My thought is that you would probably get a better response if you were to post this to the main forum instead of the events forum.
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    Thanks for the info buzz

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    Tell us a little about your dog: age, how far along in training, etc.
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    If you do Rally or Agility you will learn to teach the dog to be dual sided. I don't use the EC for basic obedience at all. I normally will take the dogs and do drills with them on just heeling several times a week. I don't believe in shocking a dog that will not heel to the line. If you can't do it then I would recommend you hire a young kid to teach the dog to heel. I know several people in the retriever community who love to run hunt tests but I do use the EC for long distance blinds. Of course my view is different from every one on the forum since I am a disabled veteran. I know there are others on the forum who are disabled veterans? I always take my puppies to obedience class. All of my dogs went before they went to a pro hunt trainer. I have put CGC's on all of my dogs. Rally is a great place to start with a small pup. You can do agility but no jumping because it can cause damage to the dogs bones at a young age. Janice Gunn has some good video's I would recommend you purchase. I do have two dogs from pure field lines. Let's just say I took my old dogs and retrained them.

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    PM sent...............
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    She is a 7 month old bf. she is ff FTP and we have started t patterns. She heels great to the left side almost perfectly( said almost). She has plenty of drive. Steady to shot sits to whistle. I started trying heeling to the right side this morning and it was like she was freaking out trying to get to my left side. I didn't use heal verbal command I would pat my right leg and she would go to the left side used a leash and she would fight it as soon as I would take pressure off she'd go to the left

    i don't won't to screw her healing up

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    Thanks featherqwest

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    Hey Scott tried to answer your pm but it wouldn't let me so I answered it here. 3 more post and I can pm.... Woo hoo

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