Boat had a great day working on his skills! He did really well with his drops and manners today!
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."
|We focused on
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down
|Comment: First session Boat worked on his drop skill. This skill will be important to redirect his jumping and high arousal levels at home. Today we used red light green light to help build on his impulse control and teaching him that even in a heighten state of arousal from play with the trainer that he can still follow verbal cues. He did well following the verbal cues when asked, he did need a reminder at times by saying uh uh. He did also begin to mouth at the lead when he was excited, we were able to stop this with a firm uh uh.
|Skill learnt: Conditioning
|Comment: Boats second session he had some fun making his very own art work! We know Boat loves his food so he made a lick painting, to do this we put some paint on paper, then covered that with plastic and added peanut butter. When he licked the peanut butter this created his very own painting! This is a fun twist on enrichment feeding and a great way to build confidence and your relationship with Boat! He had a blast doing this! Mental enrichment is a great way to work his brain at home
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)
|Comment: Boats final session we worked on his loose lead. Today we worked outside in the carpark, around the kennels and near to classroom to work around various distractions (dogs and people). Boat struggles to keep his engagement when he sees people so it’s important to be aware of your surroundings and if you see people approaching to put him in a drop, utilise the foot break and reward him for remaining in the skill until they pass. Boat did well with his leash skills walking nicely on the trainers left hand side with minimal pulling.
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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