Brixton was such a happy boy at dayschool today! He did well with some of his skills but just needs a bit of tidying up on his drop skill.
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: Brixton did pull a bit from the kennels to the classroom so we worked on his loose lead skill outside for his first session. It didn't take long for Brixton to settle down into a nice pace. He didn't take treats until about halfway through the first session but once he did he gave great engagement and focus to the trainer. He did react once to a male trainer walking by with lots of barking and some lunging so this could be a good focus point for future sessions. Next time we'd like to push Briton's loose lead a bit further with some more distractions outside. Keep up the good work at home and continue rewarding for good engagement from him.||Focus: Distraction||B+|
|Skill learnt: Place Training||Comment: For his second session we worked on Brixton place skill. Brixton has some great foundations in the skill and understands what is required of him. At the very beginning he did break once when the trainer stepped away but then was great with movement distractions. We also used some toy distractions and sent Brixton to and from place past a whole heap of toys. The first few times he did try to grab toys but soon learnt the skill was to ignore them to get the treat after which he smashed out this skill. Next time we'd like to push his skill further with higher levels of distractions as his place is really quite good. At home use toys and food as distractions while he is on place to continue strengthening this skill.||Focus: Distraction||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: For his last session we went over Brixton's drop skill. Brixton can be a bit slow into drop and sometimes wants to reposition in front before dropping. The focus of this session was to get him to drop more quickly and to stay in drop until released. He did break a few times with the trainer just moving away while he was in drop and he would sometimes break without much added distraction so this is a good area to focus on. Otherwise he did really well with his drops and was able to drop while walking with the trainer. Next time we'd like to see him go into drops a bit faster and to stay in them until released. At home practice random drops and moving away to help him learn to ignore movement from people while in a drop.||Focus: Distraction||C+|
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.