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by lucas85
Mon May 16, 2011 2:14 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Critical stages in your dog's development.
Replies: 4
Views: 1242

Critical stages in your dog's development.

Just a quick thought I think all of you might be interested in. There are five stages in every dog development. Once those stages are missed it becomes very difficult to properly train your dog. * First critical period: 0 to 21 days During Paul Scott’s researches he found out that all breeds of dogs...
by lucas85
Wed May 11, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Mistakes to avoid in gun dog training.
Replies: 15
Views: 4086

Mistakes to avoid in gun dog training.

What mistakes would you tell the person who is just starting a gun dog training to avoid? I mean the things that would ruin all/part of future training.
by lucas85
Tue May 10, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?
Replies: 68
Views: 12000

Re: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?

Thanks everybody for all your answers and great ideas.
by lucas85
Mon May 02, 2011 2:37 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?
Replies: 68
Views: 12000

Re: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?

I'm 100% with Sharon on this one. Gun-shyness is very serious stuff. Find a good professional trainer. I would be interested is reading your "couple of ways of dealing with It".. Thanks and good luck. I have a pointer and everything is ok with it. I just tried to get it used to the noise from the v...
by lucas85
Mon May 02, 2011 2:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?
Replies: 68
Views: 12000

Re: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?

kninebirddog wrote:So do you give credit to the person for their ideas in your blog ?
What's wrong in getting other user's opinion and share with it?
by lucas85
Sat Apr 30, 2011 2:46 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?
Replies: 68
Views: 12000

Any new ideas on how to cope with Gun Shy Dog?

Hi Everybody

What are your best ideas for a Gun Shy Dog to overcome it's weakness?
Got couple of ways of dealing with it myself but some new ideas would be appreciated.

Lucas
by lucas85
Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:58 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Whistle training standards??
Replies: 18
Views: 4633

Re: Whistle training standards??

Some useful tips from me The method of positive reinforcement is to give a food treat when the dog returns. Once you begin to move to solely using the whistle you might experience some problems. If this occurs then you will want to watch carefully and provide a treat when the dog returns directly to...
by lucas85
Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:43 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 204
Views: 182219

Re: Words of Wisdom

First of all pick a right dog breed for a gun dog.
Don't think that bloodhound could be easily trained to be a retriever.
by lucas85
Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Top 10 things you would like to know about gun dog training
Replies: 15
Views: 2390

Top 10 things you would like to know about gun dog training

Hi Everybody!

Just wondering - if you were to point out 10 essential things you'd like to know about gun dog training - what would that be?

Thanks for response

Lucas Smith