Sarai did really well today, we left more dogs out in their runs to increase dog distractions - some very high energy dogs too!
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: Conditioning
|Comment: This session we allowed Sarai to sniff around the play pen to begin with, just seeing what she would do around the other dogs. She wasn’t too bothered by them initially, she watched them but as soon as she started to fixate a little bit and move towards the fence line we redirect her attention with “get it” and threw the tug toy! This worked really well and she lost interest in the dogs! This was really good for her, since some of the dogs were very high energy, barking and running up and down the fence line (still at a decent distance away but clearly visible).
|Skill learnt: Place Training
|Comment: We practiced her place training this session. She was being a bit cheeky with this today so having the lead on was very beneficial, giving us a chance to guide her back onto the bed. Throughout the session she would approach the fence occasionally and watch the dogs but we were able to redirect her focus quickly and easily. This was awesome progress for her. We would also move around the bed, flirting the tug toy in front of her, building that impulse control.
|Skill learnt: Play
|Comment: This session we practiced her “get it,” “out” and then “get it” again, sometimes even mixing in a drop! She improved with her “out” as the session progressed, improving as she got more tired (haha). Having the lead on helps as well when she is being more stubborn. Sarai did really well today, hopefully she is nice and tired.
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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