Tera Lanczak wrote:Labs,
You are lucky to have such a nice retriever with a great water attitude. Understand as a professional who gets retrievers of all skills levels, degrees of talent, & desire it is always best error of the side of caution. Especially, when advising inexperienced & new handlers
Heck, as a backyard "mutt trainer", don't like to "overly encourage" water on young pups early on - however, if they want it I won't discourage a young pup from being inquisitive about it's surroundings as long as in it's best interest and safe to.
Swampbilly1980- I got a feeva',..and the only cure is more Mergansers and face paint.