Remi's Doggy Dayschool Report

2023-12-06

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: Drop/ Down Comment: For her first session we went straight into the drop skill. Remi is very responsive with the verbal cue and hand signal going into the drop so we spent a little bit of time on duration before moving onto movement distractions. At the start of the session she popped up quickly but after being reset in drop each time she held well and the trainer was able to walk away from her, around her and stepping over her without her getting up. Keep building up the distractions at home so we can start adding some energetic movement distractions next time! Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: For her second session we continued working on "bye bye". The focus of this session was to get multiple waves before rewarding (otherwise she was just doing a slow single wave). We were able to get a few reps of multiple "waves" and worked on conditioning thr verbal cue and starting to move the hand signal to the "bye bye" cue instead of closer to the shake paw signal. Keep rewarding her for more than one wave and start reducing the rewards for just a single wave. Ideally we would like her to continue waving as long as the hand signal is present. Focus: Duration C+
Skill learnt: Recall Comment: For her last session we worked on recalls in the classroom from a control position (drop skill). Remi did quite well the first few runs so we increased the challenge by adding toys and obstacles and having her off lead in the classroom. She still did so well with her recalls even with the added distractions though it took a few goes to get her to go through the toys instead of skirting around the edge. You can increase the challenge further by adding food distractions and increasing the length of the recall. She also did quite well finishing in a sit position at the end of her recall. Focus: Distraction 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 DoneĀ (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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