Cookie's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-07-15

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: For Cookies first session we worked on her chin rest skill. She did well but was still very intrigued when the trainers hand holding the treat moved. By the end of the session she would watch the trainers hand but end up looking to the trainer and get rewarded. This is great because instead of focusing on the moving hand she is engaged with the trainer. To improve this, keep working on moving the hand with the treat around and wait for engagement. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: For Cookies second session we worked on her place skill with food distraction. Firstly we sent her to place and threw a couple treats on the ground near her, to start with she broke position a couple times but quickly grasped the task at hand. We moved to a small bowl of kibble next to the bed, releasing her and then asking her to go back to place without paying attention to the bowl. This she struggled with a bit, so we worked with releasing her further away from the bowl and slowly decreasing the distance. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: For her last session we worked on her skateboarding skills and her drop durations. She did very well with her skateboarding, she still needs a lure but she is very confidence with the movement of the board and has good use of her back legs! To finish off the session we worked on her drop durations without being so vocal. She was very whiney but as soon as she was quiet for a few seconds she got a reward. It took her a while to get the idea but she soon settled down and waited quietly and patiently for a treat. Focus: Duration C+

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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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