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We're starting FF (using Smatworks) at 10 mo old. Have been at HOLD for a while now (about a month) and wasn't sure if we should move on to FETCH.
She holds well at SIT, HEEL, etc. with a paint roller and bumper but not very good when we do marks.
I have not held her to a HOLD standard when doing marks figuring that she would progress to that through the program but so far her bumper handling has not changed.
She wants to toss it at me or drop it at my feet so she can go again "right now!"

Should I try to develope that standard now with marks or move on to FETCH and work it out then?
Quit marking for now?
 

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Sounds like its time to move on, mine did exactly same thing, started FF and spitting went away. He's ready.
 

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Back off marks for a week, and solidify 'Hold' as per procedure. Make sure you take good habits into ear pinch. Then, if you see the consistency you want, start ear pinch.

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Thanks guys, and thanks Evan, for replying at both sites.
 
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