Henry was great today! The trainer was able to channel his energy into working on his skills and he had a fun and exciting day with the trainer.
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: Desensitisation||Comment: (Traffic lights) To start his desensitisation training towards the traffic light sounds the trainer started off just having him on place and playing the sound around him as we did some training. He did really well with this today, while 100% interested in the sounds the trainer didn’t see him trying to jump or bark at the sound, so they then did some simulating of the scenario and would walk Henry around and then ask for a sit while they waited for the “go sound” of the traffic lights, again he did really well so next session the trainer wants to take it outside and attempt it out there as they believe Henry might be just getting a little too over stimulated and having his triggers stack on top of one another while out in public (other dogs, people, sounds and smells) and it might just be a little too much for Henry to deal with.||Focus: Desensitisation||C+|
|Skill learnt: Desensitisation||Comment: (Bikes) For his second session today the trainer wanted to work on his manners and behaviours around bikes. To do this they first started off in the classroom just slowly wheeling the bike past Henry and letting him sniff and interact with it. He did so well inside the classroom not doing anything with the bike so they took him outside where they feathered him to the gate outside the classroom, from here they were able To start increasing the speed at which the rider was riding past Henry, starting off slowly and working up. The trainer was able to find out today that with all the things he could be reacting to (sound, movement, speed) it’s most likely the speed of the object that’s throwing Henry off as he didn’t seem to be bothered at all by the bike riding past slowly however as speed was introduced he started breaking off his place a little more. Now we have a better idea at why he may be reacting to moving bikes and other fast vehicles we can start to tackle the issue in a more direct manner.||Focus: Desensitisation||B|
|Skill learnt: Spin||Comment: For his last session today the trainer wanted to end on something familiar and fun and so did some “spin” training! Henry loves this skill and even had a little flare to his spins where his rear end flicks out a little at the end which was amazing to see and so much fun! To challenge him today the trainer asked Henry to do this skill while he was walking, this is slightly harder as he is already moving and focusing on the trainer, like most things Henry did this easily today and picked it up really fast ending the day on a super positive note and with his spirits high!||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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