Kimchi's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-07-02

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: Middle Position Comment: Kimchi did very well with progressing her middles skill. We worked on increasing the angles in today’s session. We started at an angle of 45 degrees and were able to work up to angle of 100 degrees. One thing Kimchi did struggle with today was staying in her drop before being asked to perform middles. She was overly excited and was eager to learn which is why she kept breaking her drop position. To help reduce this we extended the duration between being asked to drop and going into middles position. This allowed her to calm down and focus. Once she was focused, she started improving her angles quickly. There were a few times when Kimchi sat facing the wrong way in middles, but she quickly corrected herself and turned the correct way. The next step for Kimchi would be to reach a 130-degree angle for middles. Focus: Repetition B+
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: For Kimchi’s second session we worked on place duration with wheelchair and high vis distractions. She did extremely well as she did not break once. We were able to get lots of motion and she was not phased by any of it. Focus: Distraction A
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: Kimchi did really well in her third session with the skill sit pretty. She is understanding the skill but still needs a lure to get her into it. She is continuing to building up the strength to hold her position but is progressively getting better each session. While she sometimes still looks to place her front paws on the trainer’s arms, she did perform the skill really well without assistance for a few repetitions. 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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