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Water retrieves

With my little pond now full of water, it was a good opportunity to take the guys out for a little refresher training on water retrieves. Both the dogs and I were a little rusty on the obedience part of … Continue reading

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Bumper piles

Diagram of Doc and Mia’s retriever drills, after training I let them race each other to retrieve the 2 middle bumpers After letting everyone run in the pasture for awhile, I worked with Doc and Mia on their retrieving and both … Continue reading

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Angles

  On Friday I continued Doc and Mia’s retriever work with longer retrieves and angles. My goal with the longer retrieves was to get them out of the habit of retrieving bumpers only within throwing distance, so I took advantage … Continue reading

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Casting in the snow

Our Sunday plans changed, and the cold front that brought snow also froze the muddy ground, so after letting the dogs run the pasture for a bit, I worked with Mia and Doc on casting. I wanted to focus their … Continue reading

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