Hey Fellas!! She is doing great. She has matured 10 fold. She is such a calm dog, but when I grab the collars and leash she knows its go time. I have mastered the whistle recognition and have completed the pile work. I am able to stop her on the whistle on the way in or the way out. I don't do it every time or even every other because I do not want her to "pop". She will be a Hunt Test dog so everything I do is not only for the blind but also for tests. Looking back and reading this thread it is such a roller coaster ride. Just reading it back I felt like I was on the Tower of Terror at California Adventure. Up,down,up,down. Hahha
I realized I did not put nearly as much of our photos up as I would have liked. I don't remember the exact tally for her season. I may have mentioned it somewhere on here. But she was part of 1 solo limit of ducks. 3 one day, 1 her first day and season closer I think we bagged 6 and 1 spec. Now once season ended I wanted her to work for some birds and upland...... Kept her on a 30ft lead and she quarter extremely well after she got the hang of it. For the 8 times we went out she kicked up 55 birds. I have been in talks with the trainer and Teal is going to go back in for 2 months. She should come out finished. With as far as I got her her since I have had her helps a lot. The trainer is in Oregon right now and she dropped her prices to compete out there so I said heck with it, I want my girl to be a rockstar, so have the trainer finish her. Then when I get her back I will have 2 months to get her in all the tests I can. (If she does not go in heat by then).
Teal is 11 months now and probably 72lbs.
Here are some pics that I wish I had posted of the season and also THE SHINNING STAR IN BOTH MY GIRLS EYES.
Of course our season video as well which features Teal a few times and our blind partners dog Tribb. (Who breaks every time)
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Duck Popper: Congrats man and guess you need to change your name to "Duck Poppa"
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