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post #8 of (permalink) Old 08-17-2014, 11:17 PM
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Originally Posted by GhostUSMC View Post
I took both dogs to the vet and the vet was able to put Mishka into a perfect sit which was surprising to me. I have worked with Mishka extensively and was under the impression she would only listen to the commands of my wife and I, but I was mistaken.
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The upper hand a skilled "stranger" like the vet perhaps or a trainer has, is the fact that they have the dog off balance to a degree.....which allows a skilled trainer or handler to take advantage of the dog in this state and proceed in a fashion exhibiting a higher level of obedience than most others.

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