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    There was a thread a month or so ago about, I think, senior dog no going on marks. If I remember correctly it wasn't consistent sometimes perfect then the next day a no go. I'm not sure I have it right. I know there were different opinions about how to work through it. If I remember correctly the OP decided to put the dog up for a week or two for the dog to think about it and hopefully the dog would regain drive.

    I searched but couldn't find the thread. I am just curious how it worked out for the OP.

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    I was wondering the same thing. I think the OP deleted the thread.
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    OK here is the update. Remember as you read this this dog had a bowl obstruction and surgery to remove the rock he swallowed. Really bad infection because of a leak after they took a section of intestine out. Owner had to give antibiotic shots three times a day for a month to clear up infection. So here is the update. Put the dog up for two weeks to give him a break. Dog came out full of fire as we started with basics. Took our time and progressed slowly and all was well. After some pressure was put on him he started the no go again. Owner was ready to move the dog and was thinking the dog would not make it. So here is the interesting part a training partner that happens to be a lady decided to take him in a give it a whirl. The dog responded to her like you would not believe. Never a no go and is having the time of his life training with her and she can pressure him with no trouble. Like a new dog. What we as a group came out with is that the shots three times a day by the owner (dog hated the shots and would run for the hills) left such a bad memory in the dog that any time he put pressure on him he would break down and no go. Waynes advice I do believe was correct and thank you sir for your input.
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    nice! and thank you for the update.
    not the first time I have heard of this.
    will she keep the dog?
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    Thanks for the reply good to hear that things are heading in the right direction for the dog.
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    Wayne's advice was to put the dog up. You just explained how that didn't fix. I apparently need to do more drugs so I can keep up with stoned logic

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    A healing stick would have ruined this dog forever. Not stoned any more the 70's has long gone.
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    I'm glad you resolved the issue. Will the dog run for the owner?
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    Quote Originally Posted by yellow machine View Post
    A healing stick would have ruined this dog forever. Not stoned any more the 70's has long gone.
    Healing stick? Good thing you killed the post, glad he dog is finally with someone that can handle him

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    Wayne the dog will run for the owner but will quit on him with any increased pressure. I will keep you posted on how it ends. Once again thank you Wayne for all your wonderful advice.
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