Leroy did well today, even though it was warm he still showed us his good skills!
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 his first session we worked on building his engagement through loose lead walking. We started in the carpark and then progressed to the grass around a dog distraction. He was a little distracted to begin with but his engagement improved throughout the session. When he saw the dog he lost some focus but the trainer just made themselves more exciting, this helped straight away and he trotted along after them. He would definitely benefit from engagement games before going for walks/out the house.||Focus: Distraction||B+|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: This session we worked on his drop duration while the trainer moved around and created distance. We used a long line to work at greater distances. Leroy did well with this, there were another two dogs also being trained nearby. His duration in position was great, although he wasn’t 100% engaged with the trainer he still held his position. We always released him when the trainer was next to him so he didn’t just move towards the other dogs, this gave us a chance to keep him focused on us!||Focus: Distraction||B+|
|Skill learnt: Ring a Bell||Comment: Since it was getting quite warm outside we worked on his “ring the rope bell” skill. The idea is to have him bite and pull the rope which makes the bell ring. Leroy was doing well, constantly nudging the rope with his nose. We withheld treats a couple times to create some frustration. This meant he would try harder and perhaps bite the rope. He did nibble the rope once but that was it. Keep working on this, getting him to bite and pull a piece of rope.||Focus: Repetition||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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