Ozzie had some fun working predominantly inside to keep out of the rain. We focused on some obedience, burning a bunch of his energy throughout the day. His engagement lacked a bit, with his focus on his favourite trainer Devon as we worked nearby her.
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."
|We focused on
|Skill learnt: Place Training
|Comment: We started the day burning off some energy doing the place skill between two beds placed a good distance apart, sending him from one bed to another with quick repetitions. This not only burns his energy off but strengthens our ability to send Ozzie to his place bed from a long distance away. Ozzie was a bit cheeky; occasionally release himself from the bed early before his release, although quickly hopping to and from beds. After a bit of repetitions, Ozzie was more consistently staying on the bed as we practiced.
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down
|Comment: We played some red light green line with Ozzie's drops. We used variety of toys to get Ozzie's engagement in the skill, with a soccer ball being the one he was interesting in. We put him in a drop, waiting for him to settle before letting him up and playing with the ball together, before putting him back in the drop and starting again. Ozzie was switched on for the first half of the lesson, although completely losing his engagement with his trainer towards the end of the lesson, still going into his drop but not paying any attention, we worked on getting his focus back on task, finishing with a strong repetition.
|Skill learnt: Crate Training
|Comment: We took Ozzie outside to practice his loose lead walking. As we got outside, Ozzie's engagement vanished, so we put some repetition in, focusing on getting his attention back on his trainer. After we put some practice in, Ozzie started to pay attention to his trainer again, walking by his side. We finished with some strong repetitions, Getting Ozzie to walk around the facility with his focus entirely on the trainer.
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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