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After taking Remy out to my family's ranch this past weekend and really seeing his desire to retrieve, I'm very interested in training for field work. I'm not sure that I would ever compete, but I think that it would really satisfy Remy's desire to work and would make him a much happier dog.

We did introduce guns this past weekend and he is perfectly fine with them... Not at all startled. We played around with a bumper and duck scent and I've honestly never seen Remy so eager to work!

However, he just turned 7 months old and I think that most people start this journey much younger. Do you think he is too old at 7 months to really grasp field work?
 

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I certainly don't think he's too old :)
 

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Um, no. Go for it :)
 

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He is at the opportune age--that's right about when most of us start formal basics! Go for it!
 

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Winter went to her first field day on her 1st birthday. JH last summer and working on SH skills. Winter will be 3 in Feb.
Go for it, you will have a blast.
 

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Tito went to his first field training session at 3 years, 3 months old!!!!
 
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In a word no. That is actually just about the the right age to start Force Fetch. That pup is primed and ready to go. Do him a favor and go for it!!!
 
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