Archie did really well today! He showed great progress in his skills.
It was a PLEASURE training with your pooch today and we look forward to continuing to help you achieve your goals, skills and improve your relationship.
Your journey does not end here, it has only just begun!
"I trained hard, I played hard! Please find below the skills we worked on and my results. I look forward to showing you what I learnt and working on them more with you!" If you have any questions about the skills we trained please feel free to contact todays trainer."
|Skill||Comment||We focused on||Grade|
|Skill learnt: Crate Training||Comment: For his first session today Archie worked on his emergency drops. Firstly this skill utilises their drop skill but it has to be done to our side. Although Archie has a good drop, he struggled a little bit when we asked for it on our side. To do this we walk along and then ask for the drop using a verbal and visual cue. We do the visual cue with our hand to the side of us. Since he was struggling we used a lure to help get him in the right spot. After a while he got better, as he progresses we can start to ask for a drop but keep walking while he stays in position. Keep practicing on his drops to ur side for now!||Focus: Repetition||A+|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: For Archie’s second session today he practiced his bell ringing skill! For this we used the bell with a rope attached. He seemed to have some basic knowledge of this skill so we waited for him to show us what he could do. He managed to bite at the rope multiple times but not quite the bite and pull we need to ring the bell. He is doing really well at this skill, keep pushing him with it. Start withholding treats to create some frustration, this will encourage him to show more of the behaviour and hopefully ring the bell!||Focus: Back to Basics||B|
|Skill learnt: Ring a Bell||Comment: For the last session today Archie worked on his fetch and skateboard skill. Archie did well with fetch, we used a ball and would trade it for a treat every time he brought it to us! He lost interest in this skill so we decided to work on something exciting! Since Archie has done paws up before it wasn’t completely new for him. We simply lured him onto the skateboard and kept moving the lure forward. This encouraged him to walk along with his back legs and push the board! He was a natural at this and did so well, the next step will be to fade out the lure!||Focus: Repetition||B|
We recommend your next step should be…
A: Outstanding (90 – 100%) I understand my training, Neat & Complete! Ready to move on to higher difficulty & distraction
B: Great Work (80-89%) I mostly understand, Almost neat & complete! Needs practice in some areas. Mild distractions
C: Well Done (70-79%) Some good progress. Needs work, but on my way. Still learning. Low distractions.
D: Beginning (60-69%) My journey is just beginning, I don’t understand just yet. Introduction phase. No distraction.
E: Unable to Progress. Needs major focus, seek further options to assist.
X: Not gradable, the focus was on Enrichment, Socialisation & Engagement.
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