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by banknote
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Gun Nervousness
Replies: 17
Views: 5187

Re: Gun Nervousness

Just wondering, do you ever clap your hands to scold or disrupt unwanted behavior? A .22 pistol sounds a lot more like a loud clap than a shotgun. I realize this is more about cause than a solution, but it’s easier to fix a problem if you know what caused it. And if the dog is conditioned to sharp s...
by banknote
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Words of Wisdom
Replies: 205
Views: 302277

Re: Words of Wisdom

Train for the dog you want two years from now, not two months from now.
by banknote
Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Shed antler training.
Replies: 19
Views: 7020

Re: Shed antler training.

Does it always bring back the same antler?
by banknote
Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force Fetch Problems (Please Help!!!!)
Replies: 25
Views: 11790

Re: Force Fetch Problems (Please Help!!!!)

Lab Commander wrote:...My dog reaches out towards the stick a few inches but just barely opens her mouth for me to put the object in....
Maybe you're turning the pressure off for her instead of making her turn it off, herself?
by banknote
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: A little about you...
Replies: 1099
Views: 497722

Re: A little about you...

Howdy. My name is Ed and my young Golden male is named Ki (rhymes with sky.) We live on Sauvie Island in NW Oregon and like to hunt ducks, pheasants, and whatever else we happen upon in those pursuits. Looking forward to learning and sharing what I can here, so thanks for having me.
by banknote
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Second Opinion? Paw Injury
Replies: 20
Views: 10583

Re: Second Opinion? Paw Injury

I have been going through a very similar thing with my 20mo GRM the last 2.5 weeks. Because of no initially apparent wound, I spent the first week waiting for it to take care of itself, figuring a toe strain. When infection became apparent 1.5 weeks ago, I took him to vet and have had him on clavamo...