gsphunter wrote:I started with pile work. If your dog is super fired up about retrieving then it almost doesn't matter what word you send your dog with. Set a pile of bumpers in front of the dog maybe about ten feet in front of the dog. When I say pile her is what I mean:
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This is a nine bumper pile. It gives a good target for a dog starting off. Like I said though set the dog about ten feet in front of the pile and give your normal fetch command. Then start working the word back into this drill instead of your normal command. Once the dog has latched onto "back", work on extending the distance by about ten yards each session until you have a dog that will run about 100 yards straight back.
Is the dog force fetched?
Stanwood wrote:I don't have the time or money to FF. What else can we do?
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