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Labs-----Molly is 1 yr old today!!!!

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Ken, Just wanted to send (try) some pictures of Molly. She has been a great dog and a joy to our family! Can't wait till this hunting season. Even my wife, who is not a "dog person" has made a 100% change about her. She calls her "pretty Molly" and even lets her jump up in our bed to say "hi" in the morning. 036.jpg034.jpg

WOW-I did it, pictures worked and added avatar!!!

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WOW! Granted I'd be called bias, but she is beautiful! I ope she is everything you hoped for... I'm glad your wife has come full circle. I remeber you telling me she was not a dog person. Have fun with her this fall...

Good Luck!


p.s. How's church? ;-) lol

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Thanks Ken, she's great. About that church deal I made with my wife to get the dog-I tried. I went to her church for about 2 months and just didn't care for the style of worship.

Thanks Ralph. Another happy customer of Labs4me/us!

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Nice coat on your Molly . She should be all trained up by fall and just need some fine tuning on the real thing called ducks . All my best in your future hunts with Molly .


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Thanks all. She has a nice coat, she's shedding like mad right now, have to vacuum and brush her every day. Pat, I look for you every time I drive by the park-yet to see ya. One of these day's we will meet up. Have to admit, I am not holding up to my end of the deal, working her everyday like I should be. I don't know if I'm going to bring her back to CRC for the next level of training. Got the ok from my wife, I'm just worried about ME not putting enough effort into it after she's trained. I switched professions 1 yr ago and doing more physical work. Being a half century old, I'm dragging when I get home. However, I might have more time on my hands than I care for, come the end of next month. The new branch we opened up last June isn't doing real good and our lease is up for renewal the end of next month-were all worried they will not renew it.

Once she is professionally trained, how often does she need to be "worked" to re-enforce/continue what she was taught? I need to get the lead out of my arse and just do it!

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Pat, I look for you every time I drive by the park-yet to see ya.

Well heck, if you're that close you might as well go another block and knock on my door!

Unfortunately I've suffered the same affliction as you have lately...too much work. I've been terrible in working Kody since I picked him up from intermediate training last March.

The biggest challenge after I picked him up was enforcing the fact that I'll pinch his ear same as the trainer. Once he understood that, he'd fetch anything I'd want him too. His obedience when he got back was great too. I carry a leash when I walk him, but I rarely use it. I've also been able to call him away from the neighbor dogs and away from deer in the back.

With the lack of training on my part, though, he's started to slip. My work should be easing up finally so I'm hoping to tighten it up over the next couple months and get back to working with him like I should. I'm too embarrassed to say how little I've worked on training him.

One thing that will help is that I just dropped him off at CRK last Friday for his 2 weeks of water work. You should have seen him when he got out of the truck...he was going NUTS. He remembered the place and he remembered all the birds he got last time. I have no doubt that he'll enjoy his time there again.

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