Tipping Point Campaign for the Nor Cal Disc Dog Seminar with Ron Watson & Disc Dogs of the Golden Gate. Summer 2009
The dogs did much better getting focused and getting to work quickly. The free shaped table on entry is proving to be a valuable asset to the class. The dogs should have a different idea about entering our training studio and the tone is appropriately set for work and success. A station for backing up […]
Team Ransom – Cavalier Team Irie – Aussie Team Emma – Pit Team Kaia – Golden Team Onyx – Aussie Young excitable dogs. Just let Emma storm the room to avoid extended mass anxiety. Worked backing up withe Rear Foot Targeting using reward placement between the heels to ensure backing up behavior happens readily. Added […]
Woo HOO!!! The Southern California Personal Lesson Campaign tipped this morning. What does this mean? It means that the Training Tour is going to California. The situation is definitely in flux.
All the Leaves are brown… and the sky is Grey… Ron Watson of Pawsitive Vybe is going to California to teach at Jam Camp alongside Human Freestyle Disc Legends Stork & Dave Lewis. We used a really cool service to collect funds and organize this event, ThePoint.com. Check out the Training Tour Events listing page for […]
What I am thinking… Sign Up Now for Personal Lessons in LA! For the last couple weeks I’ve been trying to put together a Training Tour stop in Los Angeles California. There is this really cool freestyle disc camp out there called Jam Camp. Jam Camp is a two day seminar featuring some of the […]
A beta version of the Pawsitive Vybe Disc Dogger’s Checklist, available for download and comment.
The Minnesota Disc Dog Club is organizing a Disc Dog Camp with Pawsitive Vybe. There is an ongoing discussion over at the MNDDC Forum.
Note: in the video linked above, LaVerne demonstrates this exercise at 15:14 and 23:16 Freeshaped Multiple Target Targeting is a training exercise that we do with nearly all of our clients who take personal lessons from us. It is a great learning opportunity for both dog and handler and really does a great job of […]
What if it’s not the failure of the dog to generalize the skill but the failure of the handler to teach the root concept of the skill in the first place? What if we as dog trainers are more often than not fostering a contextual understanding of behavior instead of a conceptual one?