About Ron Watson

An accomplished dog trainer, dog sport coach and dog behavior expert, Ron Watson of PVybe spends every minute he can collaborating with dog lovers all over the world. Specializing in canine performance, learning theory and behavior, Ron along with the fabulous Apryl Lea, run real world and online seminars as well as personal training, clinics, and Hangouts. He lives to talk dogs, so go ahead and ask Ron a question via our contact page, Facebook or on Google .

Patron’s Only: Sit Pretty in a Back Stall

Patron’s Only: Sit Pretty in a Back Stall

Patrons Only | So you’ve got the Sit Pretty behavior and you’re looking to do it on your back. Odds are you’re having some trouble with cookie delivery and generalizing the position. You may feel the need to enlist the assistance of a helper. But then you’ve still got to generalize that helper out of the situation. Any way you look at it, it’s going to be a long hard slog.

Patron’s Choice: Vaulting Principles | Disc Dog Vaulting Defined and Definitions

Patron’s Choice: Vaulting Principles | Disc Dog Vaulting Defined and Definitions

To vault in disc dog freestyle is to leap off the handler’s body to catch a disc in flight. A defining aspect of competitive disc dog freestyle, the Vault is a simple operation with a great many physical expressions and variations. This book aims to explore and uncover the principles and concepts of the vault and to deliver sound understanding of all aspects of the skill to players and judges for success, style, and safety’s sake.

Patron’s Choice: Shaping the Leaping Catch | Freestyle and the Leaping Catch

Patron’s Choice: Shaping the Leaping Catch | Freestyle and the Leaping Catch

Shaping a Leaping Catch can, and should be a full time job. Always throw with the intent to deliver the leaping catch unless working something specific that requires a specific approach, speed or distance that is incompatible with a leaping catch. Out throws are glory, not afterthoughts.

Within a game of disc dog freestyle there are many opportunities to reinforce and shape the leaping catch and to turn the speed regulation required for the leaping catch into a habit that is ever present in your freestyle game.