Sofia's Doggy Dayschool Report

2021-09-23

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: Sofia’s first session was loose lead walking. She gets so excited that she just runs ahead until she gets to the end of the lead. The trainer used treats to help Sofia’s focus. Then walked in a very small area. Once Sofia was a little more focused the trainer walked up and dow the driveway and Sofia was much better. The trainer continued until reaching where the cows and sheep were. Sofia was very interested in the animals and wanted to bark so the trainer spent some time conditioning Sofia to the animals. She did really well and although she was still very interested she no longer barked. Focus: Distraction C+
Skill learnt: Sit Comment: Next session was sit for Sofia with a focus on duration. She is going well with her sits but her duration at the start was very short and she would pop back up as soon as she got a treat. The trainer increased the rewards and Sofia’s duration increased. By the end of the session the trainer was moving around Sofia. Next time it will be good to take this outside for more distractions now she is holding that sit longer. Focus: Duration B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: Place was Sofia’s final session. The trainer did this near the kennel yards and at first Sofia was very interested in the other dogs but again the increase of treats meant it didn’t take long for Sofia to lose interest in the dogs. Then it was trainer movement that meant Sofia wanted to jump off place! By the end of the session Sofia had progressed well and was holding place despite the dogs and the trainer moving around. Focus: Distraction B

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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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