Jenson's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-04-28

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: Conditioning Comment: Jenson began his day practicing getting comfortable and confident with vet handling procedures. The trainer placed a muzzle on him before doing so, which he did not mind at all! Once the muzzle was on, the trainer played with him and rewarded him frequently, just so it is being linked with a positive experience as well. The trainer began by slowly touching Jenson along his back and up to his head. He let her check his ears and eyes, and allowed her to move down to his paws for a check. He had plenty of play in between, even with his favourite trainer, Sinead. For the last couple minutes the trainer was able to work up to a proper vet hold for a couple seconds, which is awesome! However, when Jenson showed signs of being uncomfortable, the trainer would respect it and back off as we do not want to push him and make this experience as comfortable as possible. Great work, Jenny-boy! Focus: Conditioning X
Skill learnt: Recall Comment: Next up, Jenson worked on his ‘recall’ skill for the first time, and he did AMAZING!! The trainer began by having Jenson in a drop in the classroom, and saying “come” while continuing to move backwards, making Jenson chase them. Once he caught up, the trainer lured him into a sit and rewarded him. This was repeated throughout the whole session. By the end of it, Jenson was able to run freely (still had a lead on, trainer just was not holding it) and sit by the trainers feet once called. Keep practicing this skill at home and try outside on a lead for just that extra distraction level. Awesome job! Focus: Foundation A
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: To finish up, Jenson learnt the new trick of ‘roll over’. He did so well! He had so much energy and focus, it was amazing! He happily followed a lure from a drop, onto his side, then back, and back to his tummy. Jenson was only really able to do his rollover on his left side, he is a little more unco for his right side, haha! Keep practicing this at home and begin to fade the lure some more and we can then add in the verbal cue. Such good work today, Jenny! Focus: Foundation B+

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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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