Hey all! Been a while since I’ve posted a blog entry. We’ve been pretty busy with Disc Dog Seminars and Bed and Breakfast stays, and I’ve not quite had the time to devote to the blog. Both Apryl and I have hardly been on Facebook! While I have not been on line that much, save […]
Trainer’s Notes: Freeshaped Down earns cookies in Rear of Crate. – 30 secondsHops’ down made cookies happen in the rear of the crate presenting competing interest between crate and public environment. Freeshaped Down to get the hand to the door. – 30 secondsHops’ down made me put my hand on the crate latch. Consequent. Duration […]
Thinking about working some disc dog stuff with Pawsitive Vybe? Here are 57 lessons that are available in a seminar or camp. Each of these lessons can be compressed into 2 or three sentences or expanded to fill 30 minutes.
A fakie is a essentially a rebound or flyball box turn off the handler, a Reverse Vault without a throw. Fakies are great set up moves for flips and vaults and can create incredible flow.
One thing that separates the Pros from the soon to be Pros is Throwing With Intent, intending to throw to a spot at a particular distance, height and time in order to elicit a jump from your dog. Sounds easy, right?
Special thanks to Emily Larlham, aka: Kikopup. It was truly great to get to meet and work with such a talented trainer. Check Out Dogmantics
We are going to go with the tried and true, maxim of positive dog training, reward and repetition using a high rate of reinforcement to isolate…
Here’s a little Brisk Morning Jam with Kiva and Juicy Juice.
One of the goals as a professional dog trainer is to have a simple, accessible philosophy that can be communicated easily and applied fairly simply by clients that are new to dog training. One of the ways we do that as Positive Trainers is to speak very loosely and throw the words cookie, reward and […]
The Pivot happens when the dog changes direction enough to cause some kind of reversal of field, essentially a 90 degree angle or more. There is a moment half way between changing directions, a moment when the dog is almost “stationary”. That moment of balance, is the Pivot. A Pivot combined with consistent position can […]