Manufacturing a Working Flank

The Working FlankThe Working Flank is a moving position. On a Working Flank the dog is out to your side some distance and holds position, moving with you as you move around the field. The Working Flank happens on both the clockwise and counter clockwise flank. The clockwise flank is out to the handler’s left with dog and handler oriented in a... More can be a difficult skill to install on some dogs. Obi is the kind of dog who really pushes into the handler. He’s got all kinds of drive for the disc but he has no idea how to make it happen yet other than pressuring the handler. The video below shows you how to slip the pressure and use reward placement to create a proper working distance: