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by GSPDoglover
Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 204
Views: 185691

Re: Words of Wisdom

I find it quite interesting how different the rules are for you guys. For us the dog should automatically sit when a bird is flushed after a point. If not you will be penalised in a field trial. We are however not allowed to give the sit command in the FT, as the dog should do it automatically. The ...
by GSPDoglover
Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 204
Views: 185691

Re: Words of Wisdom

Wasn't joking. Sit is probably the easiest command to teach, and usually the first. It is used in initial obedience training. Once established the rest of the commands are easier to teach. The worst thing a dog can do whilst hunting is chase after a flushed bird, as it is dangerous to the dog. So wi...
by GSPDoglover
Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 204
Views: 185691

Re: Words of Wisdom

The most important command is the sit command. If your dog is steady on the flush the battle is half won.
by GSPDoglover
Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:21 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hallo from South Africa
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Hallo from South Africa

Hi! My name is Helet, and I'm from South Africa. I have 2 GSP's, a 3 year old called Linca and a 1 year old, Ghita. I compete in field trials and hunt regularly. I hunt only game birds, but my husband hunts big game as well. I also compete in Compak Clay pigeon shooting ( I got into this as I couldn...