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 .

7 Keys to Safe and Successful Disc Dog Vaults

7 Keys to Safe and Successful Disc Dog Vaults


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Wait The most important skill for successful and safe vaulting is a solid Wait. The End. A solid wait is the key because a vault is a complex, team oriented operation. Perfect timing, especially in the learning phase, is absolutely critical. Nothing throws your timing off like a dog who won’t Wait. A weak Wait […]

The Importance of ‘Why’ in Dog Training

The Importance of ‘Why’ in Dog Training


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One of the most important (and potentially annoying) questions children ask is,”Why?” Why is a powerful question in learning and performance. “Why does this work?” “Why should I do this?” “Why is my dog doing this?” “Why won’t my dog do this?” These questions are often not asked, at all, by dog trainers because the […]

5 Styles of Disc Dog Freestyle

5 Styles of Disc Dog Freestyle


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What Kind of Player are You? When playing disc with your dog, what is it that you are trying to do? Are you trying to be an athletic team? Putting on a show? Is it all about the catches? Just trying to keep up with your dog? Of course you are trying to do all […]

Loot Rewind – Back Chaining a Disc Dog Routine

Loot Rewind – Back Chaining a Disc Dog Routine


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Routines can be looked at as a super long sequence of tricks, or they can be broken down into Disc Dog Sequences. Building routines out of sequences means a more manageable number of working parts and a creates ready made framework for practice and perfection of the routine. Whether you have created your sequences via Jam […]

Manufacturing a Working Flank


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The Working Flank is a flatwork position of sorts. The dog works on heel or side at a distance. Heel is clockwise, Side position is counter clock. The Working Flank can be difficult to put on a dog that is aggressively pursuing the disc. Here is a quick and dirty solution for manufacturing a Working Flank:   […]

Jam in a Flash – The Lesson of the Jam

Jam in a Flash – The Lesson of the Jam


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Getting a fresh new sequence is totally the goal of a Flash Jam, but it’s not the only goal, it might not even be the important one. Many jams whipped up by our site or your cards are not going to be keepers. There are going to be a lot of lame sequences that get generated by […]

Jam in a Flash for Cookies with RustGrizzy


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RustGrizzy and DirtyErn work on a new sequence using cookies in a distraction filled environment using the Art of Linking Tricks and a FlashJam created here on site. Handling a Distracted Dog Rust is pretty distracted here. There is something in the air, for sure. In the background the community garden is in full effect, something […]

Jam in a Flash for Cookies with RustGrizzy


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RustGrizzy and DirtyErn work on a new sequence using cookies in a distraction filled environment using the Art of Linking Tricks and a FlashJam created here on site. Handling a Distracted Dog Rust is pretty distracted here. There is something in the air, for sure. In the background the community garden is in full effect, something […]

Jam in a Flash for Cookies with RustGrizzy

Jam in a Flash for Cookies with RustGrizzy


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RustGrizzy and DirtyErn work on a new sequence using cookies in a distraction filled environment using the Art of Linking Tricks and a FlashJam created here on site. Handling a Distracted Dog Rust is pretty distracted here. There is something in the air, for sure. In the background the community garden is in full effect, something […]