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Most important commands?

Postby TomKat » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:22 am

Which commands do you think are the most important?

Whoa and heel come in very hand.....
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby gonehuntin' » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:59 am

TomKat wrote:Which commands do you think are the most important?

Whoa and heel come in very hand.....

Not many duck dog's whoa. :lol:

There are more, but in order, these would be mine:
NO.
HERE.
HEEL.
SIT.
FETCH.
HOLD.
DROP.

If a dog performed these command reliably he would be a very valued hunting dog.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby swampbilly 1980 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:11 am

WoW this could be difficult because they're all important :yes:

If I had to pick one command that's the most significant , HERE would have to be my choice.
SIT coming in at 2nd, and to me, more easier conditioned than HERE.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby swampbilly 1980 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:50 am

gonehuntin' wrote:
TomKat wrote:Which commands do you think are the most important?

Whoa and heel come in very hand.....

Not many duck dog's whoa. :lol:

:lol3:
Yeah, but there's plenty of 'em that can definately present some training "Woes" :lol3:
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby go get the bird » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:58 am

I would say "here" is hands down the most important. If you've got a dog that won't come when commanded, how do you go about training it?
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Rick Hall » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:19 am

"Here" and "sit" are the cornerstones on which we build.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Locked&Loaded » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:23 am

Here, sit, and heel are the most important commands for me.

I'm working on "sick em" to ward off solicitors.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby crawfordw2 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:26 am

Here & sit
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby swampbilly 1980 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:29 am

Locked&Loaded wrote:Here, sit, and heel and the most important commands for me.

I'm working on "sick em" to ward off solicitors.

Set your dog up to fail-

Disguise yourself as a solicitor, knock on the front door-
If the dog doesn't go nuts from the inside with the barking and growling, walk in and whip dogs' arse :yes:
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Locked&Loaded » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:32 am

swampbilly 1980 wrote:
Locked&Loaded wrote:Here, sit, and heel and the most important commands for me.

I'm working on "sick em" to ward off solicitors.

Set your dog up to fail-

Disguise yourself as a solicitor, knock on the front door-
If the dog doesn't go nuts from the inside with the barking and growling, walk in and whip dogs' arse :yes:


:lol3: :lol3: :lol3: Suprise Fido, it's me! Now where's that heeling stick?
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby TomKat » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:24 am

gonehuntin' wrote:
TomKat wrote:Which commands do you think are the most important?

Whoa and heel come in very hand.....

Not many duck dog's whoa. :lol:


Why not? Maybe I am using a different name for a command.

Whoa, to me, means "dont move"
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby FowlPwrcat » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:22 pm

TomKat wrote:
gonehuntin' wrote:
TomKat wrote:Which commands do you think are the most important?

Whoa and heel come in very hand.....

Not many duck dog's whoa. :lol:


Why not? Maybe I am using a different name for a command.

Whoa, to me, means "dont move"


No you arent. That is what Whoa means...

Whoa is not very handy for a duck dog when you should be able to just say, "sit"... which means, sit and down move...
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby gonehuntin' » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:39 pm

FowlPwrcat wrote:
TomKat wrote:
gonehuntin' wrote:
TomKat wrote:Which commands do you think are the most important?

Whoa and heel come in very hand.....

Not many duck dog's whoa. :lol:


Why not? Maybe I am using a different name for a command.

Whoa, to me, means "dont move"


No you arent. That is what Whoa means...

Whoa is not very handy for a duck dog when you should be able to just say, "sit"... which means, sit and down move...


Or down which means lie down and don't move.

Whoa means to stop and stand and it's difficult to cast a dog accurately from that stance.

Whoa also sounds remarkably like NO.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby ibedamn » Wed Sep 18, 2013 3:13 pm

I am with the here, sit crowd.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Duckdon » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:30 am

Here
Down
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Edge » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:27 am

Quiet! By far the most important to me, and it means about three differant things, but they will lay down and be quiet.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby TomKat » Fri Sep 20, 2013 5:27 am

So we agree, Whoa is the best command?
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby FowlPwrcat » Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:36 am

Lol let just say anything that directs the dog towards not moving... And "here"
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby LaRedneck » Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:51 am

Leave it and Here are my top two
THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED

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Re: Most important commands?

Postby copterdoc » Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:51 pm

I don't believe that there is any such thing as a "most important" command.

Dogs are "commanded" by situations. We merely use "commands" to teach and condition the responses that we want, in specific situations.

The "foundational" commands mean go, stop, and come here. From those commands, we build everything else.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Locked&Loaded » Fri Sep 20, 2013 5:34 pm

TomKat wrote:So we agree, Whoa is the best command?


If you're hunting a pointing breed, yes. Otherwise, not so much.
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Re: Most important commands?

Postby Tanner01 » Fri Sep 20, 2013 5:53 pm

Go,stay,and here. And a whole bunch more.
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