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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-12-2019, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
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Cool Bird work vacation

Just back from Missouri where we spent 5 days on bird work. Bende to start working on senior hunt skills, Miksa on junior, and mom to understand it all:-). Probably the best vacation i have had in many years. Every day different weather, different scenting conditions and our trainer made it so much fun for the boys, they just worked as if it was a game for them. Miksa as expected shows good nose, long points, no fear of the gun. He needs to build more muscles / stamina (11 months still growing boy, using every calories he gets), but he has time for that till hunt test season starts here. We put the ecollar on Bende for some whoa training on day 1 but he very quickly demonstrated that he actually does not need it at this phase, as he gets it without extra pressure too. Yeah, so as of day 2 no more ecollar for him either. Had Bende being shot over live bird the first time ever, and he liked it, even retrieved it. Had both boys retrieving shot bird, fun fun fun, they did not want to stop. Mom has still a lot to learn and practice, but i feel that i got great advices and plenty of different ways to approach it if i get stuck. Worked some other dogs as well, to see different situations, plus these 2 cannot work the whole day, it is a lot for them mentally. While i wish we had a similar trainer down in Texas, worth the long trip for sure:-).
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That's awesome.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-19-2019, 11:18 PM
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Fantastic! What a great opportunity for you and your boys. They are lucky dogs indeed! Great pictures!
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