Sarai did well today, we worked on her manners and pushed her skills.
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: Door Manners
|Comment: This session we focused on her settling while attaching equipment and leaving the building. She took quite some time to settle before the trainer could enter her kennel. She was also very excitable/jumpy when the trainer did enter so we attached the lead quickly so we could utilise the foot brake to stop the jumping. We then focused on her drops in the building at each door before making our way outside.
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)
|Comment: We went straight into her second session. Focusing on her loose lead and drop skill. We found that every time we stopped she was very vocal and struggled to engage with the trainer. She seemed to focus more when moving and practicing her loose lead. She did bark and pull towards the dogs behind shade cloth but we were able to bring her focus back, creating some distance.
|Skill learnt: Place Training
|Comment: This session we were able to get in and attach her equipment much quicker. We worked outside on her place/on skill, practicing lots of repetition on and off. She showed much better focus this session, not so over aroused. Make sure you are still being firm with the boundaries, she did break position quite a few times this session. As for your question regarding the beach. If you feel confident in your handling and it’s a dog Sarai gets along with, do what you feel comfortable with. If you do, make sure she is muzzled, normal/short lead and be VERY aware of your surroundings - any potential triggers. Use high value rewards and pick a location that is quiet. Remember not to rush the process, Sarai is doing well with her training. We don’t want her to go backwards because of another dog/person.
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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