Woody was fantastic today! Like usual he picked up the new skills quickly and retained his knowledge of his known skills as well even with the hot weather today!
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: Trick Training
|Comment: For his first session the trainer brought woody into the classroom and attempted to try something new with his roll over skill. The idea of the session today was to get Woody to rollover but over an item! The trainer first started with a yoga mat rolled up however this was a little too thick so they replaced it with a pillow! He made some good progress but didn’t actually het over the pillow today however the trainer is confident it will happen next session’ the trainer finished this session with a bit of “crawl” conditioning just to get woody use to moving his body this way, a great first session all round.
|Skill learnt: Conditioning
|Comment: For his second session today the trainer worked on Woody’s “back up” skills but with a bit of a twist! Just like her sister yesterday the trainer did some work on getting Woody’s back paws up on to things as he backs up towards it! Since woody already knows the “back it up” skill the trainer was able to make some good progress today towards getting his paws up. The trainer used barrier today to really lock in his path and not allow him to swing around where the trainer was luring him. He was very hesitant to move backwards and up on to something however the trident y found a method that involved getting him on a place bed first then quickly luring him off and back on going backwards, the speed didn’t allow him to think about where he was moving and he started getting the back paws up! Like his sister the trainer will work towards getting him to get his back paws up on to taller and taller objects.
|Skill learnt: Targeting (touch)
|Comment: Since it was heating up the trainer finished with a nice easy skill that required minimal movement and so did touch targeting with woody! Today the criteria was that he had to touch the touch pole multiple times before being rewarded, ti start this frustrated him a lot however as the session went on he caught in like he usually does and not only was he able to do multiple touches the trainer was able to increase the amount of touches he was doing in a. Row by at least 2 each time he did the skill again! This was a great way to end his training today as he got the fun of doing his touch skill but also made some real progress which is always awesome!
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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