Holly's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-06-02

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: Holly’s first session was focused on her ‘emergency drop’ skill, focusing on getting her speed better while having a dog distraction around. Holly struggled to be quick with just the verbal cue, but responded much better when the hand signal was also used. Keep practicing this skill with her using a hand signal to help build the speed, which we can then begin to fade out over time. Good work, Holly! Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: Next up, Holly began to learn her ‘roll over’ trick, focusing on the foundation. Holly struggled quite a lot with this skill. She follows a lure nicely onto her side, but has difficulty understanding that she needs to roll onto her back and often hops up. Keep practicing this skill at home, make sure the lure is right on her nose and you are pulling it over her shoulder. It will take some time and practice! Focus: Foundation C
Skill learnt: Paws Up (on object) Comment: To finish the day, Holly worked on learning her ‘paws up’ skill, focusing on building her confidence with it as she was quite nervous around our wobble board. With the use of many treats and words of encouragement, Holly was able to get 1 (sometimes 2) paw/s on it! Keep practicing this skill at home and you can utilise any household item; pots, pans, boxes etc to help growing her confidence! Focus: Confidence C+

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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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