Slacker Training with Epic – Duration at a Distance

Ron Watson Dog Training, Spot and Pedestal

Here’s Epic working on a Pedestal while Ron whips up some Turkey Dogs à la Pawsitive Vybe. This is what I like to call Slacker Training. Freeshaping and capturing the environment without all of the formal training. This is a typical slacker training session. Epic has had four or five formal Pedestal for duration sessions over the course of the …

Contextual Understanding in Dog Training

Contextual Understanding is Like Conversational Spanish

Ron Watson Dog Training

Learning a foreign language from a conversational angle is all the rage these days. Instead of focusing on grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, the very concepts that fluency in language is built upon, the teaching is focused on creating competence: pronunciation, common situations, verbal repetition, and vocabulary supplements. contextual understanding in dog training is like conversational Spanish. it’s all based upon …

Pawsitive Vybe S2E7 – The Mystery Show

Ron Watson Pawsitive Vybe, Season 2 Episodes

Playing disc with your dog is just another rule set of dog training – another game we play with our dogs. The behavior chains are longer and things a bit faster but it’s still dog training. Dog training is a dialogue. A big of your job is to recognize and answer the questions your dog asks.

PVybe Hang Out on Air with KOMU

The PVybe Pack Hangout with KOMU 8

Ron Watson Disc Dog Life, Latest

The other day, we co-hosted a newscast with Sarah Hill and KOMU 8 via a Google+ Hangout with 9 dogs and a Stunt Kitty. It was a great experience. We’ve been using Google+ Hangouts in our distance learning classes for group video chat and it’s really changed our game when it comes to distance learning. We’re able to work with …