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    Default Which top performing lab studs have the best off switch????

    After following the NRC blog last week it made me wonder which of all of these top performing stud or studs out there which would you guys consider to have the best "off switch". I'm talking about dogs that have consistently qualified for Nationals. Can be either dogs that are currently running or deceased but where straws are still available. Any thoughts on this?

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    It depends a whole bunch on the female he's bred to.
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    Also depends greatly on how you teach the dog to behave in your home from puppyhood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ErinsEdge View Post
    It depends a whole bunch on the female he's bred to.
    100% agree. I feel the bitch brings more to the breeding then the stud.

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    Grady comes to mind. There are a ton of his offspring (or grand offspring) in this area, and all have an off switch. I think, although I could be wrong, he has been the top producing sire for a few years in a row.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ErinsEdge View Post
    It depends a whole bunch on the female he's bred to.
    I agree but I wasn't really thinking in terms of breeding. I was just curious more about which of the individual dogs that are out there giving it their all during the NRC end up going home and acting like Basset Hounds when not on the line?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1gunner View Post
    I agree but I wasn't really thinking in terms of breeding. I was just curious more about which of the individual dogs that are out there giving it their all during the NRC end up going home and acting like Basset Hounds when not on the line?
    I'm betting most of them act like Labs
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    Quote Originally Posted by ErinsEdge View Post
    I'm betting most of them act like Labs
    Thanks for your input!

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    Why don't you ask the stud owners? I don't think anyone on a forum would know that answer, although they might try and answer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ErinsEdge View Post
    Why don't you ask the stud owners? I don't think anyone on a forum would know that answer, although they might try and answer.
    It's really not that important to me Nancy to where I'm going to contact dozens of owners. Having only seen a few face to face I was just curious as to what some of these world class dogs were like around the house when not in training mode. Do you happen to have any insight yourself?

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