Kong's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-02-24

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: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: For Kong's first session we worked on his engagement with loose lead in a distracting environment. This was performed outside with 3 other dog distractions nearby (one of them being Mojo in training). Although he is good on lead, he lacks focus and engagement with the trainer and struggled to follow with any turns she performed. To aid him with this, the trainer increased his marker when he was engaging with her and lured during turns. He did really well considering the distractions and they ended the session with a dunk in the fountain. Focus: Distraction B+
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: Kong can be a little distracted to follow through with his drops. This skill is an important safety skill that should be used regularly when he's playing with Mojo. This session focused on sending Kong in and out of drops and fading the lure to a verbal cue. He was absolutely exhausted by the end of this session but was rewarded with a big cuddle. His engagement improved this session and he was not as distracted with Mojo nearby. Well done! Focus: Repetition B
Skill learnt: Spin Comment: To further work on Kong's engagement and redirecting his focus, the training worked on the skill spin. He really struggled with this skill and although he was following the lure, he couldn't quite work out how to move his body in that direction. With patience and encouragement from the trainer he completed a spin 4 times by the end of the session. This skill would be great to focus on at home! Yoga for Kong! Focus: Foundation C+

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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 DoneĀ (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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