Q:This spring I decided to try to train my lab. Hour long sessions lasted about a month then bass fishing kinda took over and I haven't trained her since. I took her out dove hunting yesterday just to give her some exercise. I shot a double in small grass, and lost track of both. My dog retrieved them both, without command, and had a really soft mouth. Then today she retrieved two on command out of a pond and another in tall grass. Do you think the training payed off, or does she just have really good instinct? Potential duck dog?