Billie was a happy little girl today! It took her a bit to begin eating treats, but once she was comfortable enough she did really well!
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: Place Training||Comment: Billie began her day practicing her ‘place training’ focusing on the foundation of sending to and from. As Billie is still learning, the trainer focused on only sending her to and from, from a very small distance (less than 1 metre). She responded well to this and even began to put herself into a sit or a drop while on the place bed, which is great and shows she knows how to relax herself! Keep practicing this at home and continue to increase the distance of sending her to and from!||Focus: Foundation||B|
|Skill learnt: Desensitisation||Comment: Next up, the trainer attempted to work on Billie’s ‘drop’ skill in the cattery (the classroom with doggos was too distracting for her), but she discovered our kitty cats and was a bit nervous, so we worked on desensitising her to our 4 legged feline friends. Billie was amazing and did not bark at any of them, instead just gave many inquisitive sniffs. Billie still is not 100% set on cats, but she became much more comfortable around them this session!||Focus: Desensitisation||X|
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)||Comment: To finish the day, Billie worked on her ‘loose lead’ walking out in the sunshine. She did quite well! Although it was a tad distracting for her, she still walked beautifully alongside her trainer. The only thing she needs work on is her engagement! Although the fritz was very yummy for her, it was not enough to gain her attention, so see if you can find something of a higher value at home to help begin building her engagement! Some examples of higher value treats could be cheese, roast chicken, etc. Let us know how you go and if you find the jackpot, bring it with her for her next day school!||Focus: Distraction||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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