It was great training with Miss Cookie today, she is such a happy and confident little girl who loves her tricks. Cookie is progressing very well with all of her skills, keep up the great work.
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: Trick Training||Comment: In her first session, Cookie focused on further developing her skill 'handstand' with repetitions. We focused on this skill to continue to challenge Cookie, physically and mentally. Cookie performed very well, her 'back up' is very good. She required a small lure paired with the verbal cue 'backup' to begin placing her back paws onto the tree root. Cookie is now looking for where to put her rear paws and beginning to slowly work her way to the tree. The trainer was very impressed with Cookie's confidence surrounding this trick and how well she is performing. Keep up the great work!||Focus: Repetition||B|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: In her second session, Cookie focused on further developing her skill 'skateboard' with repetitions within the classroom. Cookie performs well with this skill, she can struggle to hold duration when pushing the skateboard. Going back to basics, luring and rewarding Cookie for every step she takes, helped her understand to remain on the skateboard. We suggest continuing to practice this skill at home.||Focus: Duration||B|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: In her final session, Cookie focused shaping, continuing to challenge her brain. Cookie performs very well with 'shaping', she quickly determines that she is required to interact with the object near her. As the difficulty increased (more options to chose from) Cookie began to reduce her response to the verbal cue ‘Yes’ and ‘uh-uh’. The trainer spent one minute conditioning the reward marker ‘Yes’, after this Cookie quickly began to show a great response to the marker (would investigate where the trainer said ‘yes’). This is a great skill to challenge Cookie at home to continue challenging her brain.||Focus: Conditioning||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.