Sarai was quite excitable today. She struggled to settle in her first session but did show some improvement throughout the day.
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: When collecting her for her first session Sarai really struggled to settle. The trainer had to throw some treats on the floor to redirect her focus away from us entering. Once inside we were able to attach our lead. We spent this session working up and down the middle of the building, this environment offered dog sounds and smells without being able to see them. Sarai did struggle at the start and needed a few “uh uh’s” to remind her. By the end of the session she was able to hold her drop with all the sounds around her, if she could hear a dog closer to her she would become more vocal but would hold that position (with the foot brake).||Focus: Distraction||C+|
|Skill learnt: Middle Position||Comment: This session we worked on Sarai’s drop and middle skill. We used both skills to keep her busy throughout the session. We worked just outside the classroom, somewhere she could hear dogs but not see them, and we could control the space a bit more! Sending her between the two skills and chaining them together really worked her brain and kept her busy. At the start of the session she was quite vocal but the more we worked her, the more she settled and engaged with the trainer.||Focus: Repetition||B|
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)||Comment: The last session for Sarai focused on her loose lead with her place skill. We worked in the same area to help Sarai focus better. We were able to release her from place and get her straight into a heel position. We also mixed in a few sits and drops to keep her busy! Sarai loves the quick training and responds so well to clear and concise instruction.||Focus: Repetition||B|
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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