Diesel was very good today - he was so enthusiastic towards his training and loved finishing off with some skateboarding. A pleasure to train as always!
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: For his first session we took Diesel outside for his loose lead work. After a few minutes walking normally we put his muzzle on and did the rest of the session with the muzzle on. Diesel did spend some time trying to get it off but still spent a lot of time walking nicely with it on. We'd like to have him continue doing basic obedience skills with the muzzle to continue normalising it with him.||Focus: Conditioning||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: For his second session we worked on Diesel's emergency drops both in the cattery and outside. Diesel is quite good at his emergency drops so the focus was on generalising the skill - telling him to drop while walking (forwards and backwards), jogging and skipping so that he knows to drop no matter what people are doing. Diesel did very well with this, he only didn't fully drop twice but otherwise did really well. We'd like to practice this a bit more around cats as he did struggle a little with cats last time.||Focus: Distraction||B+|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: As something fun to finish off with we revisited Diesel's skateboard skill. Diesel is very confident with this skill but does need some tidying up as he often gets too enthusiastic with it and doesn't balance himself properly. The focus of today was to encourage him to use 3 feet on the board, find his balance and then use the last foot to push it across the room. He did well quite a few times but does need some more practice.||Focus: Repetition||A|
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.