Category: Disc Dog Training
Ron & Leilani, 12 year old Border Collie, do some Frisbee Dog Flatwork focusing on the Rear Cross and good work on the Flank.
Ron Watson gives Loot, 15 month old Border Collie rescue, an introduction to disc dog Flatwork.
Abby Cline of PVybe Fargo teaches a hoop to a client in her Canine Freestyle Class using cookies and reward placement.
Alternating between Drop and Give provide a strong contrast between the location of the Give and the lack of location on the Drop. I believe this distinction has helped Hops immensely in just the last 2 sessions. It’s also helped us a ton as a team.
This one simple adjustment, switching directions, changed Si from a horse chasing a Frisbee to a big cat leaping for it’s prey. The difference could not be more startling. It, literally, freaked me out.
Dog Frisbee is just dog training with a slightly different focus. It’s easy to forget that. When you’re talking about how shapes and patterns develop, the Xs and Os, it can be helpful to fall back on what you know about dog training.
A handy list of Disc Dog Flatwork and Routine terms.
This is the first piece of a series where we Revisit Xs and Os. Over the next few weeks to help bring some more clarity to both disc dog Flatwork and patterns that we can use (or get used by) on the field.
Taz performs the flip for the disc but does not seem to care about the catch. Here are some simple tricks to try to get him dialed in and catching flips.
We like to use Oppositional Feeding with many Drop issues with high drive dogs. In the case of a late Drop or a dog that habitually retrieves, the reward placement of Oppositional Feeding creates a competing interest and gives the dog a reason to be “out there” instead of racing back to the handler.