Pheonix's Doggy Dayschool Report

2023-11-16

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: Pheonix came in to the classroom, working on his place skill. We used this to help condition him to the new trainer, spending some time doing some slow repetitions to help build a bond. Pheonix happily hopped on and off the bed, taking treats the whole time. We put some time into his duration in the skill as he kept being cheeky and stepping off before his release word. We very gently guided him back on and started again when he stepped off. Pheonix was happy to flop down on the bed, asking his trainer for scratches and cuddles. Focus: Conditioning B
Skill learnt: Muzzle Conditioning Comment: Pheonix did some muzzle conditioning. This was challenging for him as it was with a new person, making it intimdating. He had no engagement with his trainer at the start of the lesson, but we did some slow repetitions, using a treat to lure him into the muzzle. After a bit of time he realised that it was safe to continue the skill, so he started going in with just the verbal "muzzle". We practiced his duration, with Pheonix staying with nose in with up to 5 seconds at a time without direction. We practiced getting Pheonix to cover some distance to get to the muzzle, making it a bit more fun, With pheonix happily making his way over and sticking his nose in when directed. Focus: Conditioning C+
Skill learnt: Middle Position Comment: Pheonix finished the day off working on his middles skill. At first, Pheonix needed a lure to go through our legs, so we spent the lesson focusing on fading out the lure to get him to go through with just a point. It took a bit of repetition but Pheonix enevtually confidently made his way through our legs over and over, managing to get himself into position with just a point without needing the treat in our hand to guide him through. Focus: Confidence B

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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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