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: Loose Lead (No pull) Comment: For Robbie's first session the trainer worked on his loose lead skill. Robbie was pulling quite a bit at first. The trainer kept changing direction and using the yes marker when he was beside the trainer. As the session progressed Robbie settled and stopped pulling. During this session the trainer introduced Robbie to the clamshell full of water. He was very hesitant to start with but was lured into it and by the end was happy to put all four paws in. Well done Robbie. Focus: Repetition B
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: Because Robbie had a new trainer, the focus was on the basics. So second session was drop. Robbie clearly has a good grasp of this skill and was very happy to drop. He did break position a couple of times around other dogs and people but generally he did extremely well. Next time the trainer would like to see him hold position longer despite the distractions. Focus: Distraction B+
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: Robbie's final session was place training. Again he has a very good grasp of this school, as such the trainer started working on place with different items. During this session Robbie worked on place with a towel and yoga mat. It took a little for Robbie to realise he did have to place there, but by the end of the session he was holding place well. Keep practicing this at home with a towel. Keep the distractions low to start with and slowly build up to the higher level distractions. 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 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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