Jenson'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: Paws Up (on object) Comment: Jenson started off his day practicing his ‘paws up’ skill, focusing on gaining confidence on the wobble board. He did really well!! Jenson could get his front 2 paws on there with ease, but the challenge was coaxing him to get all 4 paws on there and learn to balance. By the end of the session Jenny-boy was smashing it and was able to sit on there for a few seconds, building both confidence and balance. Keep practicing this skill with him at home and utilise any household objects that are a bit obscure! Focus: Confidence A
Skill learnt: Spin Comment: Next up, Jenson worked on his ‘spin’ skill, focusing on the foundation. As Jenson is head shy, the trainer took it very slow and began just getting him used to the new hand placement as her forearm semi went over his head. Once comfortable, she began luring him in a circle. At first he would freak out, but once calm he was always eager to come back and figure out what was being asked of him. After a few reps, Jenson did a spin!! From then on it was a bit of a hit or miss if he would follow the lure, but the trainer found the closer to his nose it was, the better he would perform. Take a look at our IG story and keep practicing this at home! Focus: Foundation C+
Skill learnt: Muzzle Conditioning Comment: To end the day, Jenson worked on ‘muzzle conditioning’. He did amazing as per usual and place his nose in there when presented with it. He also remained there while the trained clasped it around his head and was able to perform skills while in the muzzle too! Keep up the amazing work with his muzzle at home so it remains strong and positive for him! Focus: Conditioning A

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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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