Epic Cam – Cabin Fever Breaks in Myrtle Beach

Ron Watson Disc Dog Life

A serious bout of Cabin Fever forced the PVybe Pack to bug out from NY to Florida, Epic & Prima land on Myrtle Beach and do some jamming. Epic is wearing the Dog Pro by Dog Collar Cam and does a fine job as both cameraman an talent.

Disc Dog Leap Training – Localized Landing

Ron Watson Disc Dog Training

This is an excerpt from my recent book, the Art of K9Disc. Choosing the spot where the dog will land is great for helping him learn how to leap well. Localized Landing is a skill that helps a dog leap more thoughtfully by making the landing an important variable and integral part of the plan. EQUIPMENT 1 Agility Jump 1 Pedestal …

Epic Set Up Moves #1 – #TweetTrain Test

Ron Watson Disc Dog Training

#TweetTrain #1 – Epic Set Up Moves – clock and counter around #DiscDog #dogs pic.twitter.com/5PWmKldn2L — Pawsitive Vybe (@PawsitiveVybe) February 20, 2015 #TweetTrain #2 Epic backwards through clock & counter #DiscDog #PVybe ht @RustGrizzy pic.twitter.com/NVlStXqqmi — Pawsitive Vybe (@PawsitiveVybe) February 21, 2015 #TweetTrain #3 – Epic Scoot – #DiscDog #dogs #PVybe pic.twitter.com/Js6eq9BnpP — Pawsitive Vybe (@PawsitiveVybe) February 21, 2015 [soundcloud …

Art of K9Disc Arrives Tomorrow

Ron Watson Disc Dog Training, Latest, News, PVybe Press

Tomorrow I will be going to the printer to pick up a couple hundred copies of the Art of K9Disc. Are you kidding me? Pretty exciting! What’s Next? This weekend we will be assembling the packages for people who pre-ordered. I’ll be breaking down the prototypes and assembling little bits of the production process for each of you who made this …

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 …

UpDog 4 Way Play

UpDog 4 Way Play – Player’s Perspective

Ron Watson Contests, Disc Dog Life

What Is 4 Way Play 4 Way Play is a multiple disc game that blends quality handling, throwing, and catching. It asks dog and handler to play to all points on the field, highlighting flatwork and team movement as well as precise and thoughtful throwing. It’s a great game for learning how to move a dog around the field. There …

AFF – SDiT Koda – Shaping a Brace

Ron Watson Assistance Dogs

Here’s a quick video of Apryl Lea and Koda working on the Brace behavior. This is the first session on this particular behavior and Koda’s 3rd session of shaping position using a pivot onto the board. Koda is a service dog in training in the Animal Farm Foundation Assistance Dog Program. This video was posted as part of the Tricks & Training …

Judging UpDog Freestyle Showcase – The Human Perspective

Ron Watson Art, Contests, Disc Dog Life, Judging

I judged the first ever UpDog Freestyle Showcase this weekend. What a fantastic event! For those of you who don’t know,  UpDog is a new disc dog organization that features several fun games to challenge dog and handler and develop and proof strong disc and dog sport skills while creating a clear developmental path for growth and greater understanding of the game of …

Art of K9Disc eBooks Released

Ron Watson News

Pretty exciting, and just in time for Christmas, the Art of K9Disc has been released in eBooks format. The printable PDF file and the iBooks version have been released to the public. All of the crazy dog people who pre-ordered have been notified and they’ve got their copies. Download a digital copy in time for Christmas @     books.pvybe.com What’s Next? …

Pawsitive Vybe Dog Sport Camp

Booking and Enrolling Camps and Seminars for 2015

Ron Watson Frisbee Dog Camp News, Seminar News, Uncategorized

Happy Winter Solstice! On the darkest day of the year, we want to bring some light. We are currently booking camps and seminars for 2015. They are exceptional learning experiences and a whole lot of fun to boot. We just created a new home for our camps and seminars:  seminars.pvybe.com Head on over there and check the place out. On the front page there …