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    Bringing Bumper to Sit?

    My 5 month old pup is very very mouthy and excited with her bumpers, chewing, throwing in the air, shaking it.

    I would love suggestions on how to get her started to hold and bring it in on sit....
  2. Thread: Lardy vs Graham

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    "Regardless of which you choose, I think you...

    "Regardless of which you choose, I think you should focus hard on that squealing before moving forward."

    How would you recommend to work on that? She does well on her sit, when I work her on heel...
  3. Thread: Lardy vs Graham

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    Lardy vs Graham

    So I've started with the Hillmann puppy program, it's worked ok so far but now my pup is just excitable and almost obsessed (not in a good way, crying and squealing because she wants it so bad) with...
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    Dummy Launcher for Pup

    5 month old pup, absolutely crazy about retrieving I feel this dog would go through hot coals for a retrieve.

    We don't have many gun ranges where I live and shooting off a gun is a big no no....
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    Best Method to Training "HERE"?

    First time training a retriever puppy and she's now 5 months old. CC on sit is going well, teething so hold isn't being forced, pretty 'steady' using Bill Hillmanns training program so traffic cop is...
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    She is very excited for the bumper but has a...

    She is very excited for the bumper but has a knack of rolling it with her tougue and mouthing it. This makes it hard for her to have a solid hold on it, she does want it bad but I think her...
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    She is just going to be an upland and waterfowl...

    She is just going to be an upland and waterfowl pup. There are not many if any hunt tests in my area so I wouldn't be training her for that.
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    Teaching Pups HOLD

    Any advice on how to make this go a little smoother. Been working with my 5 month old pup for about 2 weeks on Hold and she hates it. I've been following Hillmanns.

    Tried a soft plastic bumper, a...
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    I will give this a try, in all honesty I use the...

    I will give this a try, in all honesty I use the prong collar as a last resort type of tool. Not because it looks 'cruel' or because my dogs don't like them but simply because the ones I've used are...
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    I've heard of using the ecollar for heel but...

    I've heard of using the ecollar for heel but isn't that used when the dog already has an idea of what heel is? She's been CC to sit and working on 'here'. I'm new to this so can you explain how to...
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    Wow I really like this idea to get her into the...

    Wow I really like this idea to get her into the right position. She's already sitting and waiting to be released so I'm going to implement this and see how that goes. Thanks!
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    She was responsive to the leash and even small...

    She was responsive to the leash and even small tugs on the collar would make her stop and look back but it's like a light switched on(off? Maybe) and any response to the tugs have gone out the window...
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    Leash walking and Heel

    Looking for some methods on how to work heel with a pup that pulls, and just overall leash manners? I've tried treats, the stop light game, stoping and turning back around when she pulls. She's only...
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    Too Much Excitement for Bumpers?

    How much excitement is too much when it comes to hunting labs and retrieving?

    I have a 4 month old lab and I'm following Bill Hillmann's program. Welp her excitement and desire to retrieve is...
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    Puppy Chewing Feathers

    13 week old lab puppy, following Hillmanns program.

    Trying to to introduce her to feathers and she chewed it to high heaven. I'm trying to take it away as she begins chewing but even if I'm...
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    Hardmouth in Puppy??

    11 week old female lab loves to shake and chew anything she can get her little mouth on. I've been using the lip on her teeth to get her to let go of anything otherwise she wants to play tug of war....
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    Retrieving Issues and Puppy

    10 week old lab female. Brought her home a week ago. I'll be following Hillmans program for puppies but I'm coming across some issues. She will not give up the bumper, she has a really strong grip...
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    Dogluvah how would you stop them from chewing?...

    Dogluvah how would you stop them from chewing? She does have that problem, as soon as she brings the bumper she plops down and starts to chew. As soon as I try and take it away she clamps down harder.
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    Thank you, I'll do that!

    Thank you, I'll do that!
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    Best Bumpers for Lab Puppy

    My girl is 9 weeks old right now, nice little lab that's getting the hang of the retrieve. I've been using a plush squeaker bone for her retrieves or a tennis ball and I bought a tiny canvas puppy...
  21. Thread: AKC Name

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    AKC Name

    Trying to come up with ideas for my pups formal name her call name would be Maze but we sometimes call her Mazey. I'd like the theme to be Autumn related. Her mom's name was Pretties and her dad was...
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    Questions New Pup!

    New 8 week old female lab came home about 2 days ago. She's very energetic, and loves to play as every healthy puppy does. She's a pretty good retriever as long as you can catch her on her way back....
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    I'll try that thanks!

    I'll try that thanks!
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    I live in Reno, Nevada

    I live in Reno, Nevada
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    The only way would be to send him to a...

    The only way would be to send him to a professional for boarding which runs $2500 for 3 months. The current trainer follows Wolter's philosophy of not FF and just naturally building the desire.
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