Bentley's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-06-01

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: Bentley's first session was the usual confidence walk and he was quite playful. The trainer ran along with him and then got him to turn and come back. It was great to see him playing like this. The trainer also got Bentley to do paws up and although the trainer had to work to get him to do it, he got there in the end. Focus: Confidence X
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: Next up was drops. The trainer used the bottom carpark and headed away from the driveway. This way Bentley was reluctant to go into drop and when he did he circled back around the trainer to try and face the other way. Using a number of quick repetitions Bentley was getting into position quicker. The trainer then worked on preventing Bentley circling around. By the end of the session he was doing better but something to continue working on next time. Focus: Repetition C+
Skill learnt: Middle Position Comment: Next up was a focus on his 'middle' skill. The trainer had to out Bentley in a drop and then encouraged him to put his head through the trainer's arms. At first the trainer circled her arm but held it away from her body giving Bentley lots of room. But as the session progressed the trainer made the circle smaller. Bentley did a great job and the majority of the time did the skill. It will be good to be able to have Bentley start to do this regardless of where he is standing! 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 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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