Phoenix did so well today, we spent the last couple minutes of each session doing crate training today so we didn’t use a whole session. He was much more comfortable with it, going straight in for treats and laying down :)
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: Sit||Comment: We focused on this skill outside while the sun was out! Phoenix showed good understanding of his sit position but did struggle to hold it for extended periods. We started with quick repetitions and progressively made it longer and longer with each rep. We were able to build up to Phoenix holding his sit while the trainer took steps backwards to the end of the lead. Phoenix still has room to improve, keep building that duration. We also found he did better with rewarding after releasing, this way he has to do the whole job first!||Focus: Duration||B+|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: This session focused on his trick training, hanky pull. Phoenix showed some better understanding since his last time practicing this. We still had to wrap some treats in the hanky but he did start to actually bite it a bit more today! Keep working on this one, some dogs are naturally more mouth orientated when it comes to trick training, some not so much, but that doesn’t mean we can’t teach it.||Focus: Foundation||C+|
|Skill learnt: Place Training||Comment: His last session today was spent working on place outside. We worked somewhere with plenty of dog and people distractions. Phoenix had some good duration with his skill but did struggle when the trainer did some quick movements. This is something to practice at home, while he is on place pretend to walk away or do some random movements. The more we can “proof” his skill the better (make it bomb proof).||Focus: Distraction||B|
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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