Mojo did fantastic work today. He was so happy throughout the day and really focused on his training.
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: Spin||Comment: For his first session we revisited Mojo's spin skill. Mojo is so good at this trick now! He follows the lure very easily and can do spins from in front of the trainer and at the side of the trainer when walking. The next stage for him will be to wean off the lure and have him operating on a hand signal and verbal cue. Once he can do that we can start using it as recall training (walking backwards and having him spin on the way to you). At home keep up the good work and start using the lure a little less as long as he will still follow a hand signal.||Focus: Repetition||B+|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: For his second session we worked on Mojo's around skill. Mojo has progressed with this skill so we took it up a step by reducing the lure but blocking part of the pathway to help him succeed (see our instagram story for a quick video of it!). Mojo did really well with this - the first few times he needed a little extra guidance but then was pretty much following pointed fingers to the cone and then back to the bed. Next time we'd like to continue building on this so that he can follow hand gestures around the cone. At home use a similar process as in the video to help continue building the skill.||Focus: Repetition||B|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: For his last session we worked on Mojo's drops with food and dog distractions. Mojo did really well and only broke once before being released. His duration was also really good with the kibble distraction and while he did watch the other dog he didn't break or react much. Next time we'd like to push the distraction level a bit more to really test his drops. At home continue testing his drops with toy and food distractions.||Focus: Distraction||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.