Pippa is gradually improving more each week in her training, continue to practice increasing distractions!
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: Our first session with Pippa worked on her place skill with high level distractions involving other trainers and dogs in the classroom. We also used food distractions which was more challenging for Pippa. She demonstrated a good understanding of the skill with a verbal cue, and was able hold duration. Despite the various distractions, she held her engagement and was able to settle pretty well. The food distractions sometimes caused Pippa to break from position. Overall she is improving at her ability to settle around people. Keep up the practice!||Focus: Distraction||B+|
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down||Comment: The second session focused on Pippa’s drop skill and her ability to hold it for a long duration. We surrounded Pippa with various high level distractions to work on her engagement. This involved other trainers walking around her and lots of treats. Pippa has a good understanding of the skill and can demonstrate her drops on verbal cue, but lacks with duration. Further practice around high level distractions will help Pippa to continually improve.||Focus: Duration||C+|
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)||Comment: The final session with Pippa was her loose lead. This is was completed outside in the carpark where there were various distractions such as the smell and sound of other dogs, trainers walking past, gardeners and parked cars. She demonstrated good loose lead at certain points. However, her engagement still requires further improvement through more practice and repetition. Continue to practice this skill with distractions!||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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