Dusty had fun working with a new trainer today. He tried to push the boundaries throughout the day but with some repetition we got Dusty to understand that the rules applied with us as well, with Dusty enjoying himself throughout the day.
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: Place Training||Comment: Dusty came down to the classroom, focusing on working on this skill around other dogs. We set up a few meters away from where another trainer was working with another dog and did some repetition, making sure Dusty kept his engagement on his trainer. Dusty did well ignoring the other dog in the room, although stepped off before his release word multiple times. As we continued working, Dusty started staying on the bed for longer, waiting until his release word.||Focus: Distraction||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: Dusty worked on this skill in the classroom again around other dogs. Dusty was a bit cheeky this lesson, trying to push his boundaries, showing he knew the skill well although choosing to not go down into the drop multiple times. We kept him accountable, with Dusty realising the same rules applied here too and quickly going into the drop as the lesson went on. We then took him outside to continue testing him, with Dusty going down into the drop slowly but waiting until his release to get up.||Focus: Obedience||C+|
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)||Comment: Dusty finished his day working on his loose lead inside. We went back to basics, working on his engagement as well as keeping him next to the trainer. Dusty tried to pull ahead frequently but after some repetition he started walking nicely for his trainer. We then made our way outside, with Dusty starting to pull ahead again, although he quickly started to walk with us as we finished the lesson.||Focus: Repetition||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.
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