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In spaniel field trials, there are 2 dogs and 3 shooters and 2 handlers. When a dog flushes a bird, both dogs have to sit. The bird is shot. Then the judges decide which dog, not necessarily the dog that flushed the bird, to take the retrieve. I've only seen video of it. It looks tough to do. I'm not sure if you would do it in real life. But hey when did retriever field trials match anything close to real hunting?
~ Stacey with Lucy and Riot, missing Hunter, Reilly, Tiger and Pennie
Wiseman Wildfire Grayling Fish On CD RA JH SHU WC "Lucy"
Thistle Rock Kicking Up a Fuss CD RA WCX ** "Riot"