Oreo's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-11-17

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: Oreo’s first session was place and he was very disinterested in training and treats. Given it was his first Dayschool the trainer was going to take him to the confidence course. However, once he had toileted he was ok! Back in the classroom the trainer worked with Oreo to get him in the place bed. Using treats it wasn’t long before Oreo was getting onto the place bed. Then the trainer used the released word break to get him off and then repeated the process. As the session progressed the trainer then started to work with duration. Increasing treats to help Oreo learn that he needed to stay on play regardless of the trainer movement around him. Place is a great skill to help dogs with impulse control and self settling. Focus: Repetition C+
Skill learnt: Sit Comment: Next up for Oreo was drop however, Oreo was to distracted to concentrate on a skill he is not very familiar with. The trainer decided to work on sit duration with Oreo instead. At the start of the session Oreo stood up as soon as his butt hit the ground. The trainer used the yes marker and lots of treats to help Oreo to hold position longer. By the end of the session Oreo was holding his sit longer and the trainer was starting to use the release word to get Oreo out of the sit! Awesome work Oreo. Focus: Duration B
Skill learnt: Paws Up (on object) Comment: Last session for Oreo was paws up. Initially he was very reluctant to put his paws on the step but with a lot of encouragement and lure of treats he put two paws up!! The trainer repeated this a number of times and the changed the object to step up on. This one was slightly smaller and again took a while but he did it. Practice this at home on different things. Lure Oreo with food to put two paws up on different items. Focus: Repetition C+

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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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