Leena started off the day a little unsure about the new male trainer however she had a good recovery and made a new friend today!
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: Desensitisation||Comment: For her first session today Leena was super unsure about the male trainer. This session was spent just desensitising and conditioning Leena to the male trainer and show her they mean no harm. To do this they went into the pet accomodation with Leena and while at a distance came down to Leena’s level to show her they didn’t intend harm. From here they threw food around Leena as a good indicator a dog is over their thresholds is that they will not eat. However Leena was happy to eat the food and with calm behaviour and slow movement the trainer was able to etch closer to Leena and by the end of the session the trainer was able to get her to do some skills like sit and drop and she was taking rewards out of the trainers hand, however when they attempted to put the lead on she really freaked out and scooted away, they didn’t want to push her over threshold so they didn’t attempt this again during this session but rather just worked on building a trusting relationship, they will attempt to put the lead on again next session.||Focus: Desensitisation||X|
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)||Comment: For her second session today the trainer was able to go in and get a lead on Leena without her trying to scoot away which was great! The trainer did have to take it slowly but once the lead was on she was a lot better for the trainer! She was taken outside for a loose lead walk with lots of rewards for good behaviour such as approaching the trainer and check him out as well as coming closer to the trainer on her own. By the end of the session the trainer had Leena walking closely to him and she would even start sitting for the trainer when they stopped moving, she still has a little bit of distance between her and the trainer but she is already closing that gap with each minute of training and is doing much better!||Focus: Confidence||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: For her last session today the trainer worked on some drop inside the classroom! She finally opened up to the trainer this session and wasn’t just following commands but was happily wagging her tail and engaging with the trainer! This showed the trainer that it just takes patience and time with Leena for her to trust you but once this is achieved she is switched on and does love to do the work! The trainer just worked on the basics of drop with her as they didn’t want to push her out of this relaxed state she had found herself in. She smashed this session even loose lead walking back to the pet resort accomodation and happily allowing the trainer to have a quick cuddle and get the lead off her easily.||Focus: Confidence||B+|
We recommend your next step should be…
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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