Sarai's Doggy Dayschool Report

2023-10-04

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: This session focused on her loose lead walking just outside the classroom. We did intend to take her in and do some spring pole but she really struggled to settle, we didn’t want to take her into the classroom (where the crates were all full but covered) and push her too much. We believe since it is so busy at the moment that there was significant trigger stacking occurring. Sensing more dogs, more staff, more activity, extra sounds coming from the classroom and overall excitement of spring pole. We decided to use this opportunity to really hone her loose lead/heel just outside. She did settle eventually but we still didn’t think it beneficial to push her too far today! Focus: Distraction C+
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: This session we worked on her drop and middles, alternating between the two skills. Again working just outside the classroom. We did notice she started to get antsy/extra vocal when she could hear trainers talking inside the classroom. When this happened we created that distance and asked for the skills again. Still making sure to use our “uh uh” if she broke position early. Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: Lastly we worked on her place, mainly focusing on duration, getting her to settle in this environment. Sarai did settle throughout this session until a cat decided to peak its head over the window in the cattery. This set Sarai off but we were able to get her back onto place and settle (creating some distance). Overall Sarai did do well, however she certainly picked up on the the extra activity around the place. Focus: Duration B

We recommend your next step should be…

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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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