"Lochie"

                   

2021-02-18

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: Place Training Comment: In his first session, Lochie focused on further developing his skill 'place ' under high distractions (food, ball and human movement). We focused on this skill to build his impulse control surrounding food and people. Lochie performed very well, he did not break place despite the high distractions. Next time we hope to challenge him further with distractions and distance. We suggest continuing to practise this skill at home. Focus: Distraction A
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: In his second session, Lochie focused on learning the new skill 'leave it' with repetitions within the classroom. We focused on this new skill as a safety skill. Lochie performed very well, he was initially very interested in the treats but quickly began to ignore them as this unlocked more treats. Lochie performed so well the trainer began to add the verbal cue 'leave it'. Next time we would like to begin moving the treats to the floor while Lochie continues to perform so well. We suggest continuing practise this skill at home. Focus: Foundation B
Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: In his final session, Lochie focused on further developing his skill 'loose lead walking' with repetitions under high distraction (another dog training in close proximity). We focused on this skill to help build engagement and proof his loose lead walking. Lochie was initially distracted by the environment, but with some guidance he quickly began to ignore all external distractions and show great engagement with his trainer. We suggest continuing to practise this skill in a low distracting environment 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 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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