Robbie was great today, he had a really good recovery from being a bit off after his loss last week, he has come bouncing back and had a fun and progressive day with the trainer.
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 his first session today Robbie was worked on his drop skills. He was worked in all environments today, both outside and inside, around others dogs and people and even with some big distractions outside. What the trainer found is that Robbie is able to do this skill from the verbal and a hand gesture however his stomach hovers a little above the ground, this is showing us he is preparing to spring up at any moment and building duration in a drop like this can be very difficult so today the trainer focused on getting his stomach onto the floor and into a more comfortable positions. This was done by minimising all other distractions and taking him back into the classroom to maximise his chance of success. He did really well only having to follow the lure a few times before understanding what the trainer wanted from him, by the end of the session he was dropping his tummy all the way to the ground which is great!||Focus: Obedience||B|
|Skill learnt: Paws Up (on object)||Comment: Since Robbie was a bit off the last time he came in with the trainers they just wanted to make sure his paws up skill was still good. Not only was his paws up still good the trainer was able to push the skill into a new trick of selfie! The tie set started by just getting Robbie to do paws up on a simple ottoman and then the stairs he has been doing it on for a while now before then moving on to “ta-da” which is doing it on the trainers knee. From here the trainer then targeted him doing paws up on their shoulders from behind the trainer, from here to do “selfie” the trainer then lures Robbie’s head down next to theirs but for now he is still learning so they just rewarded for putting his paws up on the trainers shoulder, he loved doing this today and his progression from. Stairs to shoulders was quick and very impressive.||Focus: Confidence||B|
|Skill learnt: Trick Training||Comment: For his last session the trainer wanted to continue the success of his paws up but start targeting it into yet another skill. For this session the trainer focused on doing his paws up skill with a pram causing him to push it forward. This was Robbie’s best session today, he was focused and driven towards the end goal and the trainer was able to quick progress him through the steps of this skill to the point they were pointing at the pram and giving the verbal “pram” and he was pushing it along, the pram needs a little help from the trainer to move but Robbie was holding on all by himself as you can see in his social today! He was awesome today and has recovered great after his rough week last week.||Focus: Conditioning||C+|
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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