Duke was so excited for training today! We had lots of fun.
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."
|We focused on
|Skill learnt: Place Training
|Comment: This session we practiced some repetitions on and off place. We worked outside in the shade which provided lots of good distractions. Duke showed good understanding of his place skill so we tested a few different trainer distractions while he remained in position. He did really well only breaking position a couple times throughout the session.
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down
|Comment: This session focused on his drops around people distractions. This was hard for him since he loves people so much - but it’s a good chance to build that impulse control. We practiced some quick repetitions as well as some longer duration holds. He did really well, we increased the treats whenever someone was walking past, this helped him focus more on us rather than the distraction.
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)
|Comment: Lastly Duke practiced his loose lead walking in the carpark, again around lots of people distractions. He did well to remain focused on the trainer, moving around seemed to help keep his brain busy. We also threw in some random sits to keep him thinking.
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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