Overall Zimba had a great day today, he was much more confident and outgoing than yesterday, but the heat was most definitely getting to him. Today is much cooler and overcast which played a part in his behaviour and willingness to learn.
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: Recall
|Comment: Firstly we worked on Zimbas recall skills. It’s quite nice and overcast today so I took him outside on a slip and long line to practice. We worked on sitting and holding the sit til he was recalled. We also recalled off dogs that were having their paddock and plays. Next time we will work on holding his sit for longer before recall.
|Skill learnt: Loose Lead (No pull)
|Comment: Secondly we worked on Zimbas loose leash skills, we did a double session with him as well as recall since the weather was super nice and he was pretty motivated. I had him on the long line and was just rewarding him for walking next to me and holding engagement. Next time we will increase distractions to try and proof this behaviour further.
|Skill learnt: Paws Up (on object)
|Comment: Lastly we worked on paws up again, and he has improved so much since yesterday’s session! He stood with both legs on the blocks, he understood what he was meant to do, and even held the position for a while. Next time we will work on duration.
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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