Opal's Doggy Dayschool Report

2023-10-10

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: First session Opal worked on her place. Today we focused on building her duration around higher distractions (fast trainer movement and balls/toys). Opal looooves bouncy balls and it took a few repetitions and re sets before she remained on place while the trainer bounced the ball. We also worked on send to place in a higher arousal state to help with redirecting behaviours at home. With the cans and such at home it sounds like she may be recognising the pattern of events when you move to the door, have her on lead and on place and work on breaking the pattern. Focus: Distraction C+
Skill learnt: Middle Position Comment: Opals second session we worked on her middles skill. Initially she needed the help of lure but quickly responded to the verbal cue. She does well coming into position from behind the trainer. When coming into position from the front she does still need a lure to help her turn around but showing good progress. We also worked on her movement while in middles, she required minimal luring and will follow a hand gesture to walk. Focus: Repetition B
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: Final session Opal worked on her sit pretty trick. She is picking this up well, she still needs a lure at times especially while building duration but is beginning to hold the final position well. Great work Opal! Focus: Duration 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 DoneĀ (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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