Disc dog people

Discussion in 'Agility and Dog Sports' started by Babyblue5290, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Dex

    Dex New Member

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    Haha, yep, to prevent injury (and to help with tracking). Dogs will twist and turn to try and catch a disc and if you throw right at their face, they don't have enough time to plan and execute the right movement.. it becomes unpredictable and unsafe then.

    Eventually there will be moves you learn that require you to throw a disc right at them, but it's usually placed above them, so they can move to the disc still.

    There are some good youtube videos that teach rollers. Practice them without your dogs first, then introduce your dogs after you feel confident about them. Good luck!
     
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    Babyblue5290 Happy Meal. Yum.

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    I've been doing a lot of rollers and "go around" and it's going great! I've even tempted a few tosses and catches and both did pretty good. Art is still iffy on catching or tracking, but I think it's his eyesight. Talon is doing great on rollers and much better with catches! ^_^ yay

    Thanks you guys, it's been super helpful. I'm going to try to get a video tomorrow for some more pointers :)
     
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    Woohoo!!

    Post it in the Disc Dog Training thread!
     

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