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A properly trained PWD or Schipperke will not jump off the boat typically.
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Originally Posted by US27inKS View Post
I disagree with the waterdog advice. There are a lot of labs around here, and you can't keep them out of the water. That's fine at the dock, but do you want your dog jumping off the boat while sailing? A dog that swims like a rock is very unlikely to jump off the boat, and a life jacket will keep it afloat if it falls off. To me the question is, do you really want to retrieve your retriever every time you sail?
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