Bunji's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-02-18

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, Bunji focused on further developing his skill loose lead within the cattery. We focused on this skill to challenge his focus under distractions (multiple cats). Bunji was initially distracted by the new environment, however, when the trainer began to incorporate his known skill of drop he quickly began to redirect his focus and perform well. For the last few minutes of this session, Bunji showed great engagement and focus despite the high distracting environment. Focus: Distraction B+
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: In his second session, Bunji focused on further developing his skill drop with high distractions, these distractions include training outside with another dog nearby and near the bird aviary. Bunji was initially distracted at the beginning of this session, he would listen to the drop command but struggled to hold duration. Bunji did react to another dog at the beginning of this session but with some guidance from the trainer, he began to ignore the other dog and hold his drop. As the session progressed his engagement improved as did his decision making. He began to respond to the drop command instead of reacting to the dog. Bunji showed no interest in the birds, however, they were stationary. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: In his final session, Bunji focused on further developing his skill send to place with dog distractions nearby. We focused on this skill to challenge Bunji's focus and impulse control while around dogs. Bunji performed well, he showed great engagement and ignored the dogs. He responds well to the place command, the trainer was able to begin adding distance, starting with one step away and progressing to four steps away. Focus: Distance 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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