Barney's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-03-25

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: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: In his first session, Barney focused on further developing his skill loose lead walking around the pet retreat facility. We focused on this skill as he can be distracted by his surroundings and display the challenging behaviour of pulling. Barney was initially very excited to be training and showed little engagement. However, he quickly redirected his focus to performing well. When he did become distracted the trainer used his known skill of drop to redirect his focus. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: In his second session, Barney focused on further developing his skill drop with duration, under distractions. We focused on this skill as the trainers have noticed he can struggle to hold duration in his drop. Barney performed well, he initially broke when the trainer added tennis balls as distractions. However, with some guidance, he began to maintain it well. He successfully remained in drop while 50 tennis balls rolled passed. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: In his final session, Barney focused on further developing his skill sit pretty within the classroom. We focused on this skill to further develop his problem-solving skills and build rear end awareness. Barney performed well, he followed a lure quickly to sit on his back legs. However, he does like to use his front paws for balance on the trainer. To reduce this we went back to basics and only lured him to raise his paws just off the ground. This worked very well. Focus: Foundation C+

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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 DoneĀ (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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