Loki's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-02-22

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: Obstacle Course (Confidence Building) Comment: For loki’s first session the trainer introduced him to the confidence course. This course helps dogs experience different things underfoot and around them, helping them build their confidence and have fun. Loki was hesitate at the state and took a bit of luring to get him around the course. However by the end of the session he was going around with no lure of food just vocal encouragement and was a lot more confident than he was at the start. Well done Loki. Focus: Repetition B
Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: Loose lead was the focus of Loki’s second session. The trainer started in the training shed to get Loki focus given how much he likes to smell. It didn’t take long for him to be walking well so the trainer then took him outside. He did really well. The trainer did notice that if Loki was praised a lot he tended to pull ahead. So the trainer kept it low key and rewarded when Loki focused on the trainer. At home try getting his focus in the house with some loose lead walking a few minutes before going outside. Next time the trainer would like to see Loki continue this improvement on his loose lead walking. Focus: Repetition C+
Skill learnt: Targeting (touch) Comment: The trainer continued working on the touch skill with Loki today. Again an easy skill to continue to practice at home with a spoon. As Loki had already started to learn this skill it didn’t take him long to remember what he had to do for the treat. However, Loki tried his hardest not to move much. Both trainer and Loki were on the ground, so when the touch stick was slightly out of reach Loki tried other methods to get the treats!! It was great to see his mind working until he got up to touch the stick and get his treat. The trainer would like to continue building this skill with Loki and add in the command with the action. Focus: Repetition C+

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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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