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Registered: Dec 2013
Location: Nichols Ny
Re: Preacher Tom
Originally posted by Dave Richards
Slick treeing in these mountains is something I will not tolerate period. I have ALWAYS corrected dogs when they tree slick and the ones with a brain learned fast. Correcting a dog on a tree is no different to me than correcting a dog any other place, track, dog box, dog lot, etc. If a dog can not take the proper correction for their mistakes, are they REALLY WORTH keeping. I have broke dogs that were bad for treeing possums without harming their ability to tree coins. Same goes with slick treeing, they know they are wrong, especially when they go on and tree right. I never understand why some folks do not want to CORRECT their dogs at a tree! If you actually ruin a dog by correcting them at a tree, you NEVER had much to begin with. Dave
Mr Dave I agree. If you correct a dog on tree and it ruins them you didn't have much to start with.
Wiewis323, yes some will do just what she did. But for most just raising hour voice isn't enough of a correction. Which is why I always walk in and tie the dog at the tree before I shine , just like if you were on a cast. But now you have control of when the dog can leave.
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