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by Frogman
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: lost interest
Replies: 13
Views: 2177

Re: lost interest

As a disabled veteran, I have an Irish Setter, 2 yrs. old. We NEVER start training before 6 mos or later. You've started way too early and you might have gone beyond his attention span. Never go over 20min. Maybe 30, but wait till he a little older. Let him grow up a little. The military helps me a ...
by Frogman
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: therapy/service dogs?
Replies: 34
Views: 9109

Re: therapy/service dogs?

I rescued a 2 yr. old Irish Setter. When I got him for my service dog he had had NO training & was caged 23 hrs. a day. I'm a disabled veteran and this guy would run like a felon turned lose! But with the right training...AND PATIENCE, he (after less than 6 mos.) is, with his vest on a calm, obedien...