Stanley's Doggy Dayschool Report


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: Sit Comment: Stanley was ready to get started as we greeted him this morning. He was jumping and wiggling out of excitement but displayed some poor manners. We took some time getting Stanley to calm down and show good manners, getting him into a sit and waiting for us to open doors and release him before going through. We then went through the facility practicing this to continue reinforcing it with Stanley. At first, Stanley was a bit rude, barging his way through each door as we started opening them, but after some practice, Stanley began understanding that if he wanted to make his way through, he would have to wait until we were ready. You can continue practicing this at home by getting Stanley into a sit before leaving the house. As he stays in his sit, reward him with a treat. If you go to open the door and he gets up, close the door and put him back in a sit. Practice slowly, opening the door slowly and the moment he tries to get up, close it and restart. With consistent practice, you can help Stanley understand that there are boundaries he has to follow. Focus: Manners C+
Skill learnt: Drop/ Down Comment: We took Stanley outside to continue working on his drop skill, focusing on duration in the skill as well as a bit of distraction. We worked outside near the resort on the other side of a fence from some other dogs to add an extra layer of distraction and excitement. Stanley did a good job engaging with the trainer, although he had a more challenging time staying down in the skill for consistent periods. Stanley understands the skill well, going down into his drop right away as we ask, although due to his level of impulse control, he would jump up early after a little bit of time. We continued to practice this, putting him straight back down into the skill if he released himself early, with Stanley showing improvement in the time he stayed in the skill. Focus: Obedience B
Skill learnt: Place Training Comment: Stanley continued working on his red light green light for his impulse control and settling skills. Stanley showed a good improvement today from his lesson yesterday, as he only released himself early once, with every other instance remaining on the bed. We were also able to take the toy from Stanley a lot easier, as he wasn't too overstimulated to let go of it. Stanley tried very hard to calm himself in between play sessions while on place, with it taking less time today than it did yesterday for him to return to neutral. Focus: Desensitisation 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 DoneĀ (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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