Opal's Doggy Dayschool Report

2023-11-21

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: Opal worked on her place skill in the classroom focuseing on sending her to place from a distance. We put down three beds and sent her between them, increasing the distance between them as we worked. Opal happily went between them consistently, taking her time but listening well to her trainer. As another trainer entered the room, Opal completely lost engagement and focused on the other person. We focused on getting her attention back on task, finishing the lesson strong. Focus: Distance B
Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: Opal went for a walk outside practising her loose lead with emergency drops. Opal started the lesson a bit too excited, pulling towards the end of the lead. As she pulled, we put some repetition to get her walking nicely by our side. We then added in the drops alongside us as we walked once she has settled into the skill. Opal went down every time into her drop, although taking her time to get into position. As we continued working, Opal’s drop got consistently faster each time. Focus: Obedience B
Skill learnt: Middle Position Comment: Opal finished the day working on her middle's skill. Opal started out being a bit hesitant to go through our legs again, although taking less time to overcome this nervousness. We spent a bit of time continuing to lure her through our legs with a treat from behind to get her trust with her trainer up before getting her to go into the skill. We continued strengthening her ability to go through to help with future lessons as well as her confidence. She finished the lesson happily going between consistently for the rest of the time. Focus: Repetition C+

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 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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