Elton's Doggy Dayschool Report

2023-11-07

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: Drop/ Down Comment: Elton worked on this skill outside in the carpark. It took him a few repetitions as he didn't want to go down into the skill, but after a couple of minutes we got him go into the skill consistently. We worked in front of a couple of dogs who were overlooking Elton, making a lot of noise trying to get his attention. We focused on keeping Elton's engagement throughout the lesson on us and ignoring the other dogs. Elton hopped up before his release word a few times but as the lesson went on he started staying down in the skill. We then moved closer to the distractions, with Elton only a few meters away. Elton continued not paying any attention to the other dogs, focusing only on his training. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: Elton made his way down to the carpark to continue his place skill. We used two beds, spacing them a few meters apart, sending Elton between them. Elton took a few repetitions to get started, but once he did he consistently went to the bed we asked him to. We started taking a few steps back, sending him to place from a distance, which was challenging for Elton at first but he started to understand by the end of the lesson. Focus: Distance B
Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: Elton worked on his loose lead in our kennels. We walked up and down with the distractions of the dogs nearby making a lot of noise. At first, Elton wanted to pull ahead but after a bit of time in the skill he started to follow our movements. As he started walking nicely, we then made our way next to one of the lofts which had a pair of sibling dogs in it. We practiced walking up and down right next to these dogs with Elton competition ignoring them the entire time. Focus: Distraction B

We recommend your next step should be…

Attend a Basic Obedience Course

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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