Tink had a good day, she was a bit cheeky in her final session but overall worked super hard on 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: Drop/ Down
|Comment: First session we worked on Tinks door manners. This started from the kennels all the way to the classroom and then we practised going in and out the classroom door. We used Tinks sit and drop skill and began to open the door, if she tried to go through the door way we said uh uh and close the door and repeated until she was able to hold position while we opened the door the whole way and then released her to move through. She can be a bit cheeky when the trainer moves through the doorway first and gets Tink to remain in the position but is easily redirected back to her skill by saying uh uh. Keep practising at home, consistency is key.
|Skill learnt: Middle Position
|Comment: Tinks second session we worked on her middles. This skill is also great to help improve recall and break up regular recall training. Tink did really well this session working around other dogs and responding to the verbal cue. We were able to add movement (forwards and backwards) as well as getting her to sit and drop while in the position and coming into middles from different angles. Keep up the good work at home!
|Skill learnt: Recall
|Comment: In Tinks final session we worked on her recall. We headed outside working on a normal lead. She initially would come to the trainer when called but trot past them we used treats to lure her to finish in a sit. By the end of the session she was quite distracted by all the smells and dogs being trained nearby and was struggling to recall or would come push herself into middles. We headed back to the pavement to reduce distraction levels and this helped. Keep working on this at home on lead in familiar environments.
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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