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Retriever training

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Just a few questions my fiancé brother moved out and left his 1yr old female yellow lab he had taken her hunting a few time but never really got into training her I was wondering if it's still possible to teach her to retrieve I was looking at getting a puppy before he left her with us any suggestions????
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i did something of the same thing ... i let my dog be a dog and grow with my kids .... now he is almost 2 and i sent him to school in feb ... and he is my ace in the hole this year ..... its not too late ... she should be easy to train . are you going to do it yourself or send her off ? if you do it yourself just remember be patient ... and also not to train her like you were training a marine ... 30 min- an hour a day is all and always finish on a good note
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   Jared M
I planned to try and train her myself she loves the water And fetching I guess I gotta work with her on the few other basic commands ne suggestions on Where to start
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teach her to stay b4 you teach her to fetch
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   SHORT-MAG
Go get the book Water Dog by Jim Wolters, it was written a long time ago but is a tried and proven method. Also you can do a google search for dog training videos. It will help you gain the knowledge for obedience training and then the retriever training. YOU MUST GET THE OBEDIENCE TRAINING DONE, the dog will be easier to train then. Good luck
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i was trying to rememeber that name of the book .... i used his book it help out alot
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   Jared M
thanks for all the info i worked with her a little today shes deffenitly got the potential
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