Sandy did really well today, we really tested her around people 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."
|We focused on
|Skill learnt: Place Training
|Comment: Her first session focused on some place training. There were quite a few people distractions this session (staff moving through classroom during morning cleans). Sandy was quite distracted by them but held her position on place, she only needed a couple reminders the entire session. Her engagement with her trainer did improve and she started to ignore the people moving about. Keep working on people and handler distractions at home with this skill!
|Skill learnt: Drop/ Down
|Comment: We practiced her drops with people distractions, having them approach her all excitable. Sandy did jump a couple times but we used “uh uh” and redirected her into a drop instead. We also practiced greetings while she wasn’t in a control position, she started to offer a sit no matter how excitable the person approaching was. Working on her sit and drop skill, making them bomb proof is really important for manners and greeting people nicely. Make sure to have her on lead when she is likely to jump on other people - also use that foot brake!
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)
|Comment: For her last session we practiced some loose lead walking inside the classroom and finished up outside. We worked on building that engagement and helping her understand the leash manners. She was quite distracted when we moved outside so we worked on the cement walkway, as the grass was just to tempting for her!
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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