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#5851025 - 07/27/15 07:59 PM Chasing dragonflies
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I'm not sure what to do. I don't want to do the wrong thing. She had zero interest in retrieving a bumper, that was a first but this was the first time the dragonflies have been out. 7 month old vizsla.

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#5851036 - 07/27/15 08:03 PM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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She'll soon stop and point them.
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#5851181 - 07/27/15 09:28 PM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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She pointed a couple that were on the ground. Should I just let her run around and figure out on her own that she isn't going to catch them?

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#5851246 - 07/27/15 10:17 PM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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Let pups be pups. I love to see my pups point and hold lizards. They have all turned out fine.

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#5851348 - 07/28/15 12:55 AM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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I would only be worried if a 7 month old Vizsla was not chasing dragonflies.

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#5851556 - 07/28/15 08:35 AM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: Sniper John]
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Originally Posted By: Sniper John
I would only be worried if a 7 month old Vizsla was not chasing dragonflies.


^^^ This.

My 12 y/o GSP still points, stalks, & catches lizards like there is no tomorrow.
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#5851592 - 07/28/15 08:58 AM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: First_Chance]
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Originally Posted By: First_Chance
Originally Posted By: Sniper John
I would only be worried if a 7 month old Vizsla was not chasing dragonflies.


^^^ This.

My 12 y/o GSP still points, stalks, & catches lizards like there is no tomorrow.


Yup.
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#5851832 - 07/28/15 11:25 AM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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Dash is a wasp hunter. He catches, swats out of the sky, stomps, kills every wasp within 20 feet of me. He is my protector. He gets stung about once a week. When I was running him in retriever hunt tests I was always worried he would see a wasp or dirt dobber around the pond, get distracted, and miss the mark.

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#5852131 - 07/28/15 02:08 PM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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Thanks guys, that is what I wanted to hear.

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#5866645 - 08/06/15 04:21 PM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: adam_p]
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My lab is 4 yro and still chases em all day long, good entertainment.

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#5878769 - 08/14/15 02:48 PM Re: Chasing dragonflies [Re: alangawry]
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Originally Posted By: alangawry
My lab is 4 yro and still chases em all day long, good entertainment.


I don't mind her chasing them, it is just hard to get any training done when that is all she wants to do.

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