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post #8 of (permalink) Old 10-09-2009, 03:49 PM
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Re: Just a question

Very well said!
Originally Posted By: lhczthThere are also dogs that slow down because they have been jammed by bad catches. It isn't always due to a negative in the dog's temperament. Even the toughest dogs, unless totally crazy, will start to slow down if they believe they will be hurt in the catch. Some of the strongest dogs I have known were not fliers, but there was no doubt about their courage, hardness and fighting drive (what has now been replaced by the TSB rating). I have also seen dogs that did not show much power in the over all work, but flew on the long bites. One must always look at the whole picture.

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