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Elettra’s Junior Hunt tests

Elettra hasn’t tested in 3 years and I wanted her to pass another Junior Hunt Test before entering her in Senior. It was a tough weekend for her since the temperatures there were 30 degrees warmer than at home and her tests … Continue reading

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Doc’s Senior Hunt tests

Doc’s Senior test 1 – The kid’s not yet 4 years old but you wouldn’t know it by the way he hunts. Doc ran a very nice test but didn’t find a bird, and once again a brace mate was disqualified; yet he … Continue reading

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Mia’s Senior Hunt tests

Mia’s Senior test 1 – Mia ran an absolutely flawless Senior Hunt Test but didn’t pass because of the dreaded Hunting category. She was braced with a German Shorthair whom she honored beautifully – and no, I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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The end of testing?

I’ve always said that the main reasons I test my dogs are: 1- hunt tests are like seminars from which I can learn, and 2- they give me a way to gauge how well I train; I also enjoy the … Continue reading

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The bye dog

Before discussing ”bye” dogs, a medical update on Doc. I stated that in his hunt tests last week that he wasn’t his normal self and we thought he had an ear infection. We took him to the vet on Friday … Continue reading

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Docs Senior Hunt test

Doc was almost back to normal by Sunday, so I decided to move him up to a Senior hunter. To keep from causing  scheduling problems, I moved him up to Senior in only one of his tests and I believe that … Continue reading

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Doc earns Junior Hunt title

Doc Savage earned his Junior Hunt title on Saturday and may have passed his first Senior Hunt test on Sunday had it not been for handler error. It was a tough weekend of testing, as Saturday he struggled with either the … Continue reading

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