The main problem with sending your dog anywhere to be trained... ESPECIALLY IN BITEWORK is that the trainer makes money by showing results and wants to achieve that as quickly as possible. Teaching the bark and hold and establishing a proper foundation for bitework THE RIGHT WAY takes a lot of time. Teaching all of this using defense instead of prey takes much less time. It also makes many good dogs a bag of nerves on the field. The likelyhood that your dog would be yanked, cranked, pressured at least to the point that he's not having any fun and possible ruined is relatively high.Originally Posted By: MaxGunnarHi Chris, what do you think about having a dog "finished"
I got the basic Obed rock solid and cute tricks thrown in as well but I really don't have the skills and experience to get things like bark and hold, bite work, etc