Trex's Doggy Dayschool Report

2022-04-28

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: For his first session today we worked on his loose lead walking skill outside. Trex was quite excited once we left the kennels so we chose a nice calm spot (just outside classroom) to practice and help gain his focus. It didn’t take him long to settle and start to check in with the trainer. Every time he looked at us we marked yes and rewarded him. For here we were able to utilise the carpark with a few people distractions as they walked past. We did have to change directions often as he tended to pull off in front. By changing direction it teaches him he can’t get to what he wants by pulling. Keep working on this, progressing with distractions he can handle! Focus: Distraction B
Skill learnt: Trick Training Comment: For his second session today we worked on Trex’s rollover skill. To do this we lured him into a drop and then moved the lure around so she rolled onto one hip. From here we keep moving the treat around encouraging her to follow it. This gets them to flop onto there side and eventually onto their back and over (check our instagram story, we filmed Trex doing this). He managed to do it for a few repetitions! Focus: Foundation B
Skill learnt: Recall Comment: Trex’s last session today focused on his recalls outside on a normal length lead. We chose to use a normal length lead because the distractions outside vary lots. Practicing on a short lead to really help him understand the task is important, as he gets better and better we can start to increase distance (dependant on distractions in environment). To do the recalls we would wait for him to get distracted and then call his name, “come,” mark yes as he is on his way to us, move the treat upwards so he sits and then give him the reward. Once you have this method sorted it’s easier for him to understand, we always want to reward them for coming back to us! 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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