It was pleasure to train with Mr Jaeger today. He is a sweet boy who can be a little nervous, but warmed up to the trainers and the environment well. The trainers were impressed with his basics, keep up the great work. Due to IT issues we are unable to upload photos, they will be sent on his next report or if you go to the Canine Connect Instagram story.
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: Exposure||Comment: In his first session, Jaeger focused on building his confidence around the trainers and facilities, as well as building engagement with his trainer. Jaeger was initially hesitant to approach the trainer, but with some conditioning (throwing treats) he quickly began to relax. Jaeger slowly began to trust the trainers and begin exploring the grounds. Jaeger loves exploring the grounds and finding all the yummy smells.||Focus: Conditioning||B|
|Skill learnt: Place Training||Comment: In his second session, Jaeger focused on learning the new skill 'place' within the high distracting classroom environment (multiple dogs and people walking in and out). We focused on this skill to build his impulse control and to help him relax. Jaeger was initially distracted by the high stimulating environment and he struggled to engage with his trainer. However, he quickly began to focus and follow a lure onto the bed. Once focused Jaeger quickly began to go onto the bed with little guidance from his trainer. He also began to hold duration for 1 minute. The trainer was very impressed with Jaeger throughout this session, he performed very well despite the distractions.||Focus: Foundation||C|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: In his final session, Jaeger focused on further developing his skill 'drop' within the high distracting classroom (another dog training within the classroom). Jaeger responds well to the verbal cue 'drop' , but can struggle with his duration while in drop. Using a high reinforcement schedule (treats every 10 seconds) he remained in drop. As the session progressed this was quickly reduced, while he remained in drop with minimal guidance from his trainer. Next time we hope to begin working on distance and distractions.||Focus: Duration||C+|
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.