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Whining dog #5307747 09/15/14 05:43 PM
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I have a 3 year old chocolate lab who is a beast when it comes to retrieving. He watches ducks come in, he marks really well and even runs off my whistles and commands, but he is a whines when we are just sitting a waiting. I've read and been told that's all my fault for working him on bumpers more than obedience and that I should go back to basics and work him on being patient. Any other advise that might work?

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Re: Whining dog [Re: DillonD] #5308019 09/15/14 08:24 PM
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it will go away in about 5 years smile I had the same problem but they eventually stop.... wish I had a better answer


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Teach him what hush means.

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He is ready to go.... I whine too when they don't come in

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When it gets slow my gal looks at me than barks

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My first question is, how long has this been going on? If it is a new thing then you might be able to fix it. If there are three seasons of conditioning, good luck.


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Originally Posted By: maximumintensityretriever
My first question is, how long has this been going on? If it is a new thing then you might be able to fix it. If there are three seasons of conditioning, good luck.


I agree.^
I will put my hand over their muzzle squeezing while saying quiet. unless hes obnoxious or flaring birds, i probably wouldnt worry to much about it.

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I do/did what Robby said, grab and squeeze his muzzle and tell him quiet.


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