Bite as Cookie

So far we have been thinking of bitework in the context of a game. Sometimes when we take that zoomed out view it is easy…

Attention for Bite

Eye Contact = Cued Bite You might be wondering how attention can compete with disc while on the field with a raging frizbeast. It’s quite…

Marking Bite or Drop

Watch Your Marker The positive marker on a cued bite can result in a dog immediately removing his teeth from the object to get the…

Drop for Bite

A dog that knows “teeth off” after the cued drop makes next happen is a dog who will eagerly carry a disc and listen for…

Bite Criteria

Criteria = Take It! As mentioned before, the criteria you want to mark for the bite is the moment the dog removes the toy from…

Bite As Cookie

The bitework game is very valuable. A cued bite can be all a handler needs to work with dogs in dog sports, but to get…

Cued Bite

Stimulus control over the bite is extremely important for both safety and performance. If a dog bites the disc when when asked, and only when…

3 Rules of Bitework

There are only three rules of bitework, and as long as the rules are followed the game continues. Breaking the rules is cheating, and the…