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    Full disclosure: I'm currently in the process of...

    Full disclosure: I'm currently in the process of switching from Dr. Tim's to Pro Plan sport. Gunny was getting skinny training 4-5 days a week. If I increased the volume of his food, (feeding 2x per...
  2. Thread: Gunners Guild

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    God has had plans my whole life that I wasn't...

    God has had plans my whole life that I wasn't aware of till i got hit in the mouth. Amazing how things fall into place sometimes. I think the odds of them being random are mathematically impossible....
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    I shot my Jeep once....A long time ago. With a...

    I shot my Jeep once....A long time ago. With a .30-06. Don't like to talk about it.

    P.S.: Beaver tastes like roast beef. Seriously the rodent not the you "You-know-what" kind.
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    I haven't shot for a national, but I regularly...

    I haven't shot for a national, but I regularly shoot for my club in the Open and Am and at hunt tests. I'm 56 and I don't expect I'll shoot worse in 4 years. What's your point? Also I'm all for young...
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    Keep the intensity low on a dog that young and...

    Keep the intensity low on a dog that young and you can start. No way I'd go above a 2 on a dogtra for collar conditioning on a dog that young. Depends on the dog. Some are ready early and some not...
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    Right Gooser. BTW We got through our little issue...

    Right Gooser. BTW We got through our little issue with hold and are working on the third day of ear pinch. We simplified, helped her hold it and she got it eventually.

    If the OP's dog will hold...
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    Laugh at the line? Usually when I'm standing...

    Laugh at the line? Usually when I'm standing behind the judges watching somebody else run. And I do it very quietly. :)
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    Okay, so reporting back in. I tried what Darren...

    Okay, so reporting back in. I tried what Darren said. I held the bumper in her mouth and got her moving by pulling on her collar. It seemed to be clicking much better. Much less of a struggle. Will...
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    Damn blurry computer screen. I've got a 12 year...

    Damn blurry computer screen. I've got a 12 year old sleeping next to my bed so I dread having to make this post and they all seem a little more sad than they used to.
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    Glad to hear that, I use Chewy for my main FT...

    Glad to hear that, I use Chewy for my main FT dog. He gets Dr. Tim's. I like sending my money to that kind of a company.
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    Thanks for the response Darren, I'll try this for...

    Thanks for the response Darren, I'll try this for one or two more days before I move on and see if I get anywhere.
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    That's how I've always done it. Teach hold and go...

    That's how I've always done it. Teach hold and go straight to FF. In the Lardy videos he teaches hold and then has them heel while holding before FF so I have done that on a couple, but after this I...
  13. Thread: Final Den

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    Wow Bro. I admire the work and it makes me want...

    Wow Bro. I admire the work and it makes me want to cry at the same time. Scooter is 12 and the time approaches.... We never have them long enough.

    In my avatar he was 1.5.The time flies.
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    Teaching Hold

    I have a pup who will not walk and hold the bumper. She holds beautifully on the table and in the field until you say here or heel. I have not pinched her ear yet, just trying to teach hold. Been...
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    When I was young I trained a bunch of dogs...

    When I was young I trained a bunch of dogs without an e-collar. So now that I am old I can tell you the collar is much more humane and much faster because the correction is instant. If you don't...
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    Hey! Watch it Bora! I resemble that remark. ...

    Hey! Watch it Bora! I resemble that remark.

    I'm training a young female Lab. She is very timid. Pees when you call her in and tell her to sit. Show her a bumper or a bird and a change comes over...
  17. So yeah, This is what I was going to say. You...

    So yeah, This is what I was going to say. You should prolly just do exactly as this man says. He knows what I'm talking about. :)
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    Poll: Hmmm. Old thread. First clue was Lisa Van Loo. I...

    Hmmm. Old thread. First clue was Lisa Van Loo. I thought she would say, "It depends." I believe she is the one who invented that phrase.

    I have had to redo a few dogs that someone else who shall...
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    Picture it like this 79518

    Picture it like this

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    Brother Ken! You still doing Chessies? Great to...

    Brother Ken! You still doing Chessies? Great to see you doing well. I allus wanted me some of them there maple syrups.
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    Now why didn't I think of that?/// ...

    Now why didn't I think of that?/// :idea::confused:
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    We went. I took an umbrella, don't have to tell...

    We went. I took an umbrella, don't have to tell him to sit in the shade, he takes a position where his body is shaded and his head is sticking out where he can see. We train in the heat, he sits in...
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    I'm an amateur too. I've probably got 7 dogs...

    I'm an amateur too. I've probably got 7 dogs under my belt. I used to skip stick fetch. More from being in a hurry to get to blinds than anything. Result...I got a lot of problems in the TT. Flaring,...
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    with Dr. Tim's I have noticed that the difference...

    with Dr. Tim's I have noticed that the difference of a half cup will either put on or take off weight with my dog. I will adjust accordingly. I didn't mention that I also give one egg a day raw in...
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    I have fed Dr. Tim's kinesis all life stages...

    I have fed Dr. Tim's kinesis all life stages since my puppy was 7 weeks. He is a year-and-a-half now and doing great. It is expensive though.
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