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We have a book coming out soon... it's happening!
 
Disc Dog Training Book Coming Soon
170 pages done in my disc dog training book so far. It's geared towards the recently hooked disc dogger and the dog and dog sport trainers.
I'm looking for a publisher if anyone has any connections...
Chapter 1 - Disc Dog Mechanics - 100%
Basic Skills & Training 
Building Drive
Mechanics of Bitework
Mechanics of Disc Play
Catching
Chapter 2 - Set Up & Flatwork - 80%
Set Up Moves
Practical Flatwork
Freestyle Training Tactics
Chapter 3 - Throwing & Leaping 25%
Throwing
Leaping 
Collection Drills
Chapter 4 - Routine Building 20%
Art of Linking Tricks
Flash Jam 
Sequences & Patterns
Chapter 5 - Tricks - 100%
Set Up & Position
Flatwork
Throwing
Interior Moves
Vaults & Overs
Chapter 6 - Jamming & Style - 15%
Player Archetypes
Team Movement
Disc Management
Showcasing your Dog
Chapter 7 - Dog Training Theory - 0%
Lots of stuff.. 
Alright... Back to the grind...
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So glad to hear about this. Maybe a social media campaign that can demonstrate to potential publishers the interest level. Lots of disc dog forums could be used to promote it and multiply advance interest. 
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Awesome!
Throw out to the sides more, everything is going out in front of you - much better when you are out in the yard.
Make sure you finish the Overhand Wrist Flip toss - that must be delivered.
The flips are too low, but she's a baby, so it's perfect. 
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Online Disc Dog Training Class
Disc Dog Class is starting up as soon as we get 50% enrollement. We're shooting for next Monday. So get registered. 

We're changing the format a bit. We will be splitting class into 2 sessions: Foundation and Jamming.

Foundation is what is being offered next week. Class consists of two weeks of: Set Up Moves, Flatwork, and Throwing, with an overarching focus on Drive Management over the course of class. 

We're revamping class documents and getting things tightened up and ready to go.

See you in class:
http://pvybe.com/disc-dog-foundation/
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Probably how I missed your post, Sarah.
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How to Make a Clicker for Your Deaf Dog
Here's a followup "How To" on making a Flicker for clicker training a deaf dog. http://hearnoevil-behindthescenes.blogspot.com/2014/03/flickers-revisited-training-side.html 

Pretty slick...
  Curt here! For those of you who follow Vicki's blog I'm Rogue's other parent, commonly referred to as “the hubby”  For those of you who haven't read her stuff go do it and come back. It will give you a frame of reference ...
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Super cool idea for clicker training deaf dogs:
http://roguehearsnoevil.blogspot.com/2014/02/clicker-training-deaf-puppy.html

So awesome! 
Clicker training is an awesome way to teach your dog.  Thinking dogs especially love to figure out what it is you want them to do and the mental exercise is just as tiring as physical.  I'm not going to go into too much detai...
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great over Ania!
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Season 2 Recap - S2E8 - Bite for Drive
This episode is about working with lower drive dogs or dogs that are hard to engage in play. 

There are more than a few gems in this week's episode... 

Why Bitework?
Bitework is a highly reinforcing game that teaches 3 powerful skills: Bite, Drop, & Give.

Bitework can be used as a cookie, as a training tool, as a focus exercise, and to teach patience and safety in drive."
http://pvybe.com/dog-training-web-series/pawsitive-vybe-s2e8-bite-for-drive/
Episode 8 of Pawsitive Vybe, dog training & lifestyle show, Bite for Drive focuses on getting dogs who have trouble playing with toys to engage in bitework.
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Season 2 Recap - S2E5 Rate of Reinforcement (CPM)
_Rate of Reinforcement is one of the Four Principles of Positive Dog Training.
Below we track Cookies Per Minute (CPM) through some training and disc dog jam sessions and relate Rate of Reinforcement to the teaching, handling, and performance of dogs._

Pawsitive Vybe is a weekly dog training and lifestyle web series based in the Hudson Valley. We will be taking the show on the road for Season 3. Stay tuned...
http://pvybe.com/dog-training-web-series/pawsitive-vybe-s2e5-rate-of-reinforcement/
We focus on Rate of Reinforcement as Cookies Per Minute (CPM) via some training and disc dog jam sessions and relate Rate of Reinforcement to teaching.
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Pawsitive Vybe S2E4 - Recapping Key Concepts
In this episode you can see Attention, Targeting, and Threshold not only being used but being leveraged to reinforce, teach, and perform behaviors in a controlled and efficient manner. In fact, it kind of looks like everything is a product of those 3 key concepts, doesn’t it?

http://pvybe.com/dog-training-web-series/pawsitive-vybe-s2e4-recapping-key-concepts/

We're gearing up for Season 3. You can check out all of Season 2 here: http://pvybe.com/dog-training-show/
Attention, Targeting, and Threshold are active in nearly every cooperative skill you do with your dog. Let's look at them again with a focus on leveraging them.
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55 Greenkill Ave Kingston, NY 12401
55 Greenkill AveUSNYKingston12401
(845) 554-3649pvybe.com
Artist, Dog Trainer
Pawsitive Vybe is a Dog Training and Metal Sculpture Studio in Midtown Kingston, NY founded by Ron Watson and Apryl Lea. We specialize in Assistance Dogs, Dog Sports, Positive Dog Training, Animal Wrangling and Behavioral Modification.

We live and work with about a dozen dogs in Mid-Town Kingston, NY in an old Pajama Factory, smack dab in the middle of the city, right next to the tracks.

The PVybe Life is our online weekly video show. It's a half hour of dog training goodness every week.

In addition to having satellite studios in Fargo, ND, Milwaukee, WI, and Thessaloniki, Greece, we are pioneers in Online Distance Learning with our Disc Dog Foundation and Bitework for Behavior classes as well as our Personalized Training and we have a couple more on the way... 

We also do Canine Art. Apryl Lea of Pawsitive Vybe HQ and Abby Cline of Pawsitive Vybe Fargo are classically trained artists and do incredible custom work. 

We've just released the DiscDogger's Toolkit, a desktop learning application on Adobe Air delivering cross platform education to people who love to play Frisbee with their dogs.
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Ernest Falconer
reviewed 5 months ago
I have 2 dogs. A 6 year old pitbull and a mixed puppy. When I adopted the puppy, I wanted to take him to "obedience school" so he would be good. I also wanted to re-train our 6 year old so she could get rid of some of her problems that came with adopting a year and a half abused dog. I called a local obedience school and the class was closed for another month...And now I'm so thankful it was. Fate brought me to Ron and April at Pawsitive Vybe. I don't know any other way to explain what happened next..other than LIFE CHANGING. Ron did an hour consultation with me and I left with a whole new view on dogs, and training... This isn't about obedience, this is about a lifestyle and making a better life for both you and your dogs. Sure, Ron & April can help you get your dog to "stop" whatever behaviors you want, but this is positive training with amazing results leading to a much happier dog, who wants to behave and work for you. This is a hidden gem in Kingston NY and I'm so glad I found it. If you love your dog, this is how he should live..I'm sure of it.. I am writing this review in hopes that I can point people in the right direction and make for a world of happier dogs!
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A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
Ron and Apryl just do it right! Their kind of training took me to incredibly deeper levels of understanding all broken up into bite size pieces making it easy to achieve success. They have the ability to go ten levels deep when teaching but can also make it easy for the less experienced owner. They are not only passionate about their work, but wonderfully passionate about teaching others, they simply can't help themselves! For the performance dog, service dog or beloved pet, they have it all! - Judy Curran
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Bruno ICOBET
reviewed 2 years ago
I attended two of Pawsitive Vybe distance learning classes "Disc Dog Foundation" and "Bitework for Behavior". All I can say is AWESOME! Apryl and Ron shared their training experience with students, they made great lessons with video support, group chat, one to one skype chat.... video assessment as feedback from each of us. Even I consider myself a good human and dog trainer, from them I learned new ways of approaching the canine behavior. Some people are so lucky to have these guys in neighborhood, for me would mean to fly 13 hours. I never put my dogs on airplane cargo hold and I never will, but to spend a week with Ron and Apryl would be the only reason. If I recommend Pawsitive Vybe? Definitely YES!
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A Google User
reviewed 2 years ago
Our dogs caught the Pawsitive Vybe! Since Ron and Apryl began mentoring me, my disc dog techniques and my overall dog training methods, my communication with my dogs is clearer and much more consistent. And, I'm having a lot more FUN with them too! One of my most valuable lessons learned from PVybe is that I can enjoy my dogs and accomplish my dog training goals all without Force or Coercion! You can tell right away that Ron and Apryl are passionate about dogs and dog training and training others to train dogs. They are able to address training needs at all levels, whether novice or advanced. Their disc dog seminars are amazing - I've attended two Disc Dog Camps and will attend more! The online instructional content available on their website is extensive. Whether you are looking to improve your competitive edge in the dog sports world or just want to work on a particular behavior issue with your dog, Ron and Apryl have all the tools and resources to help you, too, catch the Pawsitive Vybe!
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