Evie's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-08-06

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: In Evie’s first session we worked on her drop skill. As she is still learning the skill, we used a lure to get her into the position. Evie did really well with this and was following the lure into her drop position. By the end of the session Evie was even offering drops without the lure. The next step for Evie would be to slowly fade out the lure. Focus: Foundation B+
Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: For Evie’s second session we worked on her loose lead walking. Evie did really well and picked this up very quickly. We spent this session in the cattery where there were only low distractions. Evie did get distracted a few times and would start to walk off but by turning around and walking in the other direction her focus was regained. By the end of the session Evie was maintaining amazing eye contact with her training and this was achieved by lots of uses of the word ‘yes’ followed by a treat. Her next step will to be increasing her distractions. Focus: Foundation B+
Skill learnt: Crate Training Comment: Evie’s third session was spent conditioning her to the crate. At the start Evie would resist going into the crate. To help her become more comfortable walking into the crate we used lures. To start with Evie was being lured into putting just one paw in and then rewarded. After multiple repetitions the trainer would increase the expectations, such as placing two paws in. By the end of the session Evie was walking fully into the crate. The trainer was even able to close the door and she remained calm. For Evie’s next session of crate conditioning the lure should be faded out. Focus: Foundation B+

We recommend your next step should be…

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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 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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