Chester was so happy to be back at Day School and working hard on his skills!
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: First session Chester worked on his loose lead. He was quite excited to begin with and did initially pull quite heavily, when he pulled the trainer stopped walking and waited until he came and sat at the trainers side. It didn’t take long for him to realise pulling was getting him nowhere. We started on the pavement focusing on his engagement. He did well there so we moved to the carpark for more distractions. This was a bit more of a challenge for him with other staff coming past but he is showing good progress.||Focus: Distraction||C+|
|Skill learnt: Place Training||Comment: Chester’s second session we worked on his place skill. Today we worked in the classroom focusing on sending him to place from play. This will help teach him that even in a heighten state of arousal to listen to his skills. We used physical play to hype him up and then pointed at the bed saying place. Chester did well this session although a bit slow to start and he needs the help of the hand signal to go to the bed he is improving well. Keep this up at home using this skill to build his settling skills and redirect cheeky behaviours.||Focus: Distraction||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: For Chester’s final session we worked on his drop skill. He was a bit cheeky to start with and defaulted to a sit instead of a drop. We focused on lots of repetition to help him better understand the position. He progressed well throughout the session but still needs a clear hand signal to help get him into position. We also worked on his duration. Chester is quick to pop up even with low distractions. Keep working on this at home.||Focus: Repetition||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.
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