Baloo's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-05-13

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: Conditioning Comment: Baloo’s first session today we had him conditioning to some of the new people and joined us with listening to Brent the mentor talk about recalls. We practiced conditioning him to the ‘come’ marker to start with as Brent showed us. He did really well with all the new people and the other dogs as it was a busy day. Focus: Repetition A+
Skill learnt: Recall Comment: In Baloo’s second session we trained recalls. We had one of our mentors down from Melbourne who taught us how he teaches his recalls. First we conditioned him to where the food was coming from holding my hands full of food and saying come then we progressed to him being distracted and saying ‘come’ he would then whip his head around because we conditioned him to the word ‘come’ kinda like our reward marker. We had four other dogs in training around us he did so well. Focus: Distraction B+
Skill learnt: Play Comment: For his final session Baloo was introduced to 'play' under the guidance of our mentor from Victoria, Brent Dry. Baloo excelled at this skill using a tug toy and he learnt to play and then release the tug for a reward. He did a fantastic job and was very motivated and excited. This would be a great motivator for other skills. Great work Baloo! Focus: Repetition B+

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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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