I salute you for this inquiry. The lack of formalized obedience has degraded many efforts over the years, and the trainers have often resorted to excessive corrections that degraded the focus of their FF sessions.gcbowhunter said:How solid should obedience be before beginning force fetch? My labs 12 months old, but I am just finding the time needed to force fetch him. He is pretty good with his commands on the lead, but he isn't rock solid.
Exactly like that. We go to great lengths to teach dogs what we want them to do. That is as it should be because nearly everything we want them to do is our idea, not theirs.gcbowhunter said: