Louie was such a champ today! Since we have been able to utilise the guy you in his training he really has started to pick up the pace in his progress!
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."
|We focused on
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down
|Comment: For his first session today the trainer got Louie nice and motivated for his training day! To do this they used his favourite object in the world the tug toy! On the way over to the classroom the trainer made sure to really charge up Louie with compliments and a bit of wriggly fun. Once I’m the classroom he was asked to drop and while maintaining this the trainer would walk away with the tug toy enticing him to break, but he didn’t today! Not until he was given his release word and then he would rocket up for the toy! His leave it skill is also great as this session the trainer would drop the toy without his release word and give him the “leave it” command, he would go to get up but stop himself and get back into a drop which is awesome behaviour from Louie! All in all a great first session!
|Skill learnt: Middle Position
|Comment: For his second session today the trainer did some middles training with Louie with a focus on getting him moving while in the middles position. The trainer was able to to utilise the toy as a motivator this session again as well. He did really well with this today, not only did he keep focus around other dogs and did the initial skill with ease but he did struggle a little bit with moving. Using the toy as a lure the trainer was able to start guiding him forward in the middles position starting to add movement to the skill! Another great session with Louie!
|Skill learnt: Trick Training
|Comment: For his last skill the trainer worked on some brand new with Louie! Since he does jump a little bit and seems to enjoy this (being a boarder collie this is understandable) so instead of allowing him to do it when ever he wants we can direct this behaviour into a skill so this is why they started teaching wall run to Louie! This is when he is able to jump up on a wall and jump off again doing a little parkour jump! Today the trainer just took him through the basics which is luring him over a slightly inclined board encouraging him to jump on and off it! Today he seriously smashed this, being a jumper he found following the lure easy to do and so therefore picked up the basics for this very quickly!
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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