It was a pleasure to meet and train with Miss Millie today. She is such a sweet girl who loves to learn and train.
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 her first session, Millie focused on learning the new skill place within the high distracting classroom environment (multiple dogs and trainers inside). Millie was excited to see the trainers and explore the Hedgegrove environment. She was confident in the classroom and showed good engagement. Millie happily followed a lure onto the bed and jumped off with the lure. She does struggle with duration but this is expected as this is a new skill. As the session progressed she began to slowly build her duration and the trainer was able to take one step away from the bed while she remained on the bed.||Focus: Foundation||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: In her second session, Millie focused on further developing her skill drop within the high distracting classroom (three dogs training nearby). Millie was not bothered by the high distracting environment, she continued to show good engagement and follow a lure. Millie initially would only drop when going under the trainer's legs, however, after several repetitions, the trainer tried while she standing. She initially followed the lure but kept her bum in the air, with a little pressure she slowly lowered her bottom. She completed several successful repetitions of drop from stand.||Focus: Foundation||B|
|Skill learnt: Conditioning||Comment: In her final session, Millie focused on conditioning to her name using recall and engagement games. Millie initially showed no response to her name, as the session progressed she did become more responsive to her name. Using these training games it is important to not try and get her attention with her name, once she looks at you say her name then reward.||Focus: Conditioning||C+|
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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