Kora's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-02-12

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: Drop/ Down Comment: In her first session, Kora focused on further developing her skill 'drop' with repetitions under distractions (training outside). We focused on this skill to begin weaning off the lure, ensuring Kora has a good understanding of the skill. Kora performed well, she can become easily distracted by her environment (grass, people, cars and dogs), but with some guidance she slowly began to engage with her trainer. When engaged Kora shows great drops, she still required a low hand signal, although this has begun to be weaned off. We suggest continuing to practice this skill at home. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: In her second session, Kora focused on further developing her skill 'place' with repetitions under high distractions (training outside). We focused on this skill to proof her 'place' and ensure she has a good understanding of the skill. Kora performed very well, she was initially distracted by the dogs barking in the kennel but she quickly redirected her focus back onto the trainer. Once engaged Kora performed great, she has good duration and distance but can struggle with distractions. We suggest continuing to practise this skill at home. Focus: Distraction B+
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: In her final session, Kora focused on learning the new skill 'spin' with repetition under distractions. We focused on this skill to build engagement with Kora. Kora performed well, she initially struggled to follow the lure around, but with some guidance she quickly began to 'spin'. Kora competed several successfully Spins throughout thus session. We suggest continuing to practise this skill at home. Focus: Foundation B

We recommend your next step should be…

Continue Dayschools

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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