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Doc’s training photos 8-5-17

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A multi-breed training session

Drahthaars, an English Setter, English Pointer, Labs, and my Spinone made up the collection of dogs involved in Saturday morning’s training session. It was the first session of the year with my trainer and I was interested in seeing how … Continue reading

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Bird on a wire

I continued with my short training sessions with a return to honoring. I had already released my pigeons for the day so there were only a couple left in the bird loft with which to train. The majority of birds … Continue reading

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Putting it together

Bill Tarrant wrote about the value of short, 5-10 minute training sessions, and it seems to be paying off for Doc and Mia. I take them out in the pasture several times a week for a short training session on … Continue reading

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In the tall grass

Our pasture has been mostly under water for the past month, but with all the rain we’ve been getting, the water’s been shut off. It’s been good for the grass which is now about 2 feet tall and provides a lot … Continue reading

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Interference

Dad taught me to get your work done before you play and Saturday that meant mowing the lawn and filling a gopher hole in the ditch. After that, it was afternoon training with Doc and Mia. However it was one … Continue reading

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Back to pointing

Doc and Mia returned to training on honoring and I worked with Elvis on his steadiness, but I’ll let the pictures do the storytelling.  

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