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#5690411 - 04/08/15 02:29 PM Alternatives to "whoa" command
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Did anyone use a command other than "whoa" when training their dog? I guess if it ain't broke, don't fix it. But I am thinking about using something else with my pup since it sounds so similar to "no".

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#5690518 - 04/08/15 03:19 PM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: Buffs 1]
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I hunted with a guy in Louisiana who would hup his dogs.
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#5690651 - 04/08/15 04:43 PM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: Buffs 1]
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Halt or down. The dog drops down to the ground with its head on the ground.

You can use the word abracadabra if you want.
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#5690660 - 04/08/15 04:49 PM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: Buffs 1]
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I've heard Hup, and Whoop used in place of Whoa.
The main thing is to keep whatever word you choose the same.
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#5690817 - 04/08/15 06:39 PM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: kindall]
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I've heard a lot of "words" used before and after whoa... scared but whoa was always in there somewhere. up
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#5690850 - 04/08/15 06:53 PM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: bobcat1]
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Originally Posted By: bobcat1
I've heard a lot of "words" used before and after whoa... scared but whoa was always in there somewhere. up


Repeat some of those words and spend two weeks in ban camp.
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#5691415 - 04/09/15 06:58 AM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: bill oxner]
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Right Bill. roflmao
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#5694631 - 04/10/15 10:47 PM Re: Alternatives to "whoa" command [Re: Buffs 1]
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A pup learns that NO means STOP doing whatever it is the pup is doing. Chewing barking etc. Yes you could use another word but they already think the strong O sound means STOP. Why change it? Just don't name your dog Joe Or Bo or Mo.

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