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    It seems generally Hillmann's approach to...

    It seems generally Hillmann's approach to teaching the fetch command is more time consuming - thus probably better suited to amateur trainers. Someone correct me if I am wrong, but it appears he is...
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    Can you delve a little further into this...

    Can you delve a little further into this statement?

    Do you mean 'new approaches' by trying to create the same response to a retrieve command other than FF?
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    try alongside two corners of a building... or a...

    try alongside two corners of a building... or a fence....

    It sounds as if you are not using an ecollar... that is ok, but will mean you have to spend more time developing/conditioning the proper...
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    I still use the fetch command after FF - in...

    I still use the fetch command after FF - in various situations... dog drops a bird or bumper because I don't have hold of it well enough - fetch.... When I am done with a drill, I walk around to the...
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    Provably - but I did see a very well bred 12...

    Provably - but I did see a very well bred 12 month old pup have issues in a test this weekend.. just couldn't level out - until he had a duck in his mouth.... he passed senior, so it obviously wasn't...
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    A flat buckle collar with a piece of one of those...

    A flat buckle collar with a piece of one of those swimming noodles slid over it..clip the collar around her waist with the noodle part up on her hips.
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    well stated! My chessies and labs were/are much...

    well stated! My chessies and labs were/are much the same... I left them alone to eat while they were puppies ... when we developed a working relationship later on, there was no issue with my being...
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    You are reading the opinions of probably over 150...

    You are reading the opinions of probably over 150 yrs of combined experience...of people who have either bred and/or trained dogs of various breeds..



    Believe what you want.


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    I use the tone command for release on remote...

    I use the tone command for release on remote sends (stand alone type marks) - however, I think I will switch to vibrate mode for release so that I can sit dogs fairly close together. Right now I keep...
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    agree - however, the (mis)conceptions held by...

    agree - however, the (mis)conceptions held by many are that 'you have to train a chessie with a 2x4' that you 'have to establish yourself as pack leader at all costs' with a chessie, and that...
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    I suggest the OP contact someone who has been...

    I suggest the OP contact someone who has been working with chessies all their lives - Sharon Potter would be a good place to start....



    Darrin's method works and I highly recommend the OP...
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    have you ever had a chessie? What you describe...

    have you ever had a chessie? What you describe would most likely cause issues for the rest of the dog's life.
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    THIS! Don't screw around with your pup while...

    THIS!

    Don't screw around with your pup while he eats! If you continue to do so, you WILL (most likely) make it worse.
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    this - If a dog on honor breaks because the...

    this -

    If a dog on honor breaks because the working dog handler gave a back command - then the honor dog was not honoring...... If we can teach them to take a straight line through 'abc, xyz, and...
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    There are plenty of folks who use back for...

    There are plenty of folks who use back for both... and there are some good reasons why it might be beneficial to do so, as Meredith points out... I have not, yet (mostly because I often have more...
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    Mature birds and birds that are fed a good...

    Mature birds and birds that are fed a good quality diet will outlast young and poorly fed birds
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    Generally it is best in a test to let the dog...

    Generally it is best in a test to let the dog pick up in the order they want to. That doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't train for selection in training. My dog also likes to pick up 3,1,2 - if not...
  18. I was bummed to have 'just' missed a health...

    I was bummed to have 'just' missed a health clinic that had them for $200 within driving distance of me

    health clinics on OFA seem to have reasonable prices - but they are scattered across the...
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    Damn, that's tough Wayne. Hope you can get some...

    Damn, that's tough Wayne. Hope you can get some (good) answers at the vet.
  20. with the continued discovery of genetic flaws......

    with the continued discovery of genetic flaws... it will be amazing to be able to find 'breedable' dogs 10 yrs from now. LOL
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    I have had 2 dogs spayed and both had bladder...

    I have had 2 dogs spayed and both had bladder control issues when they turned about 4 yrs of age.

    My current vet has tried to 'tell me' I need to have my current girls spayed... and I just say...
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    FC AFC Knockout Punch !! - Joe - tri factored. I...

    FC AFC Knockout Punch !! - Joe - tri factored. I have a pup by him that is really fun to train - not training her for fts - but at 8 months she can run marks where the gunner goes out of sight, and...
  23. And there you have it. Must be torture living...

    And there you have it. Must be torture living there... I know I couldn't do it.
  24. Yes - trapping is an extremely important part of...

    Yes - trapping is an extremely important part of controlling species that wreak havoc on nesting birds... ducks, pheasants, quail, turkey. We are going to target raccoons with a vengeance this year...
  25. For those who are anti trapping - I respect that...

    For those who are anti trapping - I respect that viewpoint. It isn't mine, but to each his/her own. I trapped quite a few critters in AK - including wolves, lynx, marten, beaver, and river otter....
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