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In an AKC Junior hunt test, is it acceptable to restrain the dog upon delivery (as in hold it by the

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I agree with Thomas D. Once you've released your dog for the retrieve it's hands off until the bird is in hand & you're no longer under judgement.
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What Tom D and Miriam said...

The collar can be held before releasing a dog to retrieve, or upon being excused from the line after delivering to hand.

Otherwise, you're training... :wink: !

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No, no, no.

"Can't touch the dog at this jun-cture. Wouldn't be pru-dent. Not going to do it." -- George Bush, Sr. running his first Junior
 

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All the junior judges I ever ran under reminded the handlers of this when the test dog ran. It's a good reminder too especially for a novice because it's tempting to praise the dog with a pat especially when it brings back the last bird, and I've seen this get people disqualified.
 
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