Lady's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-01-12

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, Lady focused on further developing her 'drop' skill under distraction (greetings). We focused on this skill to help reduce Lady's jumping. Lady performed well, she initially broke drop twice when the trainer approached very excitable, but with some guidance she began to maintain it well. Lady was successfully completing this session while five other dogs were in the classroom. Next time we would like to see Lady remain in drop despite these distractions. We suggest continuing to practise and focus on her drops at home. Focus: Distraction C
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: In her second session, Lady focused on learning ‘how to ride a skateboard’ with repetitions. We focused on this skill to build engagement. Lady performed very well, she interacted with the skate board instantly. She requires a lure to place both front paws on the skateboard, however as the session progressed she slowly began to walk while on the skateboard. Next time the trainer would like to begin fading the lure. Focus: Foundation B
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: In her final session, Lady focused on learning the new skill 'bell' with repetitions within the classroom. We focused on this skill to challenge Lady’s brain while giving her body a rest (she was struggling with the heat). Lady performed very well, she interacted with the bell immediately, touching with her nose. With some guidance, she quickly began to ring the bell. Next time we would like to encourage Lady to touch the bell with her paw. Focus: Foundation B

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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