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: Place Training Comment: The first session was focused on further developing Kipi’s skill place, focusing on distance and distractions within the classroom. Kipi performed very well, he ignored the distractions (two birds boarding) and showed good engagement with his trainer. As he was performing so well the trainer was able to quickly increase the distance from the bed, Kipi continued going to place despite the trainer being on the other side of the room. This is a great skill to continue practicing at home with both low and high distractions. Focus: Distraction C
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: The second session was focused on building on his ‘drop’ skill with repetitions under distraction (training outside). We focused on this skill to better improve his decision making when in challenging scenarios. Kipi did very well, he did struggle to go into drop on the first two repetitions, but with some guidance was able to maintain it well, even with the high distracting environment. Next time we would like to see Kipi go straight into drop on the first two repetitions. We suggest continuing to practice this at home. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Conditioning Comment: In his final session, Kipi focused on further building his confidence around new objects including a skateboard. Kipi would happily eat treats off the skateboard but was hesitant to place his paws on it. With some guidance and lots of treats he slowly began to touch the skateboard for a couple of seconds. During this session Kipi did show signs of reactivity towards the trainer when being touched on his side, however he responded very well to the ‘drop’ command to help him relax. We suggest you focus on conditioning touch at home with kipi. Focus: Confidence D

We recommend your next step should be…

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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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