Jamboree

Jamboree (Celhaus Jamboree to Celebrate Life)
now co-owned with a friend
Laurie, who has been training Jamboree for a service dog, has fallen in love with her.
She will  be Laurie’s back up Service Dog and her team partner for both Agility and Nose Work.  She LOVES nose work and we’re pretty sure she’ll love agility as well.
And hopefully I’ll get some puppies out of her.

the former Miss Pink from the JJ Litter, whelped 12/20/15
See her Search & Rescue test results and police/narcotics test results.
See her temperament test photos and favorite photos
pedigree

OFA Prelims at 1 year:   hips good, elbows normal
PennHip at 1 year:  90th Percentile, .29 left; .28 right

Spinal Myelopathy Free

shown at 11 months

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Here are Laurie’s service dog training reports:

12/19/2016

Jamboree 12 months of age
 Service Dog 27 week training review

Jamboree continues to do well as my Service Dog in Training (SDit) prospect.  She has completed 7 months of basic obedience and task training and 8 weeks of nose work, agility and public access.

Retrieving
Jamboree is retrieving all items listed below by name and bringing back and placing in my hand reliably both off the floor and on table or chair.
Newspaper
TV Remote
Cell Phone
Medicine Bottles, all shapes and sizes
Water Bottle
Wallet
Dollar Bill
Credit Card
Hair Clips
Pens
New Item: Car Keys – currently shaping retrieving and picking up.

Service Dog Assistance Tasks
Turning On and Off Light Switch from 3 to 5 ft away
Opening and closing doors
Opening and closing cupboards and drawers
Deep Pressure Therapy – Responds well with paws up draping across lap applying pressure to abdomen and leaning into chest, holding position for 1 minute or longer.

New Task – Finding the Car:  finding car out of three parked in driveway at home

Service Dog Alerting Tasks
Anxiety Alert:  Alerting to the slightest change in my breathing by jumping up on me
Distress Alert: Alerting to tremors or crying – jumps up on me or lies across lap and leans into chest
Other Alerts:  Alarm Clock – persistently nudges me with her nose and licks my face when alarm goes off.

Foundation Obedience
Walk on Loose Lead – Pulls slightly when on flat buckle collar
Sit for Exam – Excellent, holds position when being petted
Stand for Exam – Holding stand position while going around into heel position.
Recall – Fast Response to come command
Swing Finish – Swinging nicely back into heel position
Working Finish – Responding well to Around command going into heel position
Sit Stay – Holding position for 1 minute or longer
Down Stay – Holding position for 3 minutes or longer
New Skill: Shaping head and body positions, introduction to the heel

Advanced Obedience Skills
Extended Sit Stay – Holds position 20 to 30 ft away
Extended Down Stay – Holding position 20 to 30 ft away
Moving Sit – Fast response to sit command and holding position while handler keeps moving
Moving Down – Fast response to down command and holding position while handler keeps moving
Dumbbell – Shaping duration of the hold with wooden dowel

Public Access Skills
Under – Holding down position under tables until released
Tuck – Going under benches, chairs, legs – maintaining position until released
Restroom Skills – Holding both sit and down stays in stalls and while I’m washing and drying hands
Stairs – Staying at side and walking slowly without pulling going up and down stairs
Loading and Unloading into vehicles – Jumping in and out of vehicles when asked to load up
Shopping Carts/Wheel Chairs – Walks quietly next to shopping carts and wheelchairs
Leave It – Walks past and leaves food on ground
Reverse/ Back up – Backing nicely, maintains position
New PA Skill: Elevator -Walks in an out of elevator confidently and stays quietly at side while elevator is moving.

Public Access Visits
Home Depot
Wal-Mart
K-Mart
Shipton’s
Tractor Supply
Muddy Paws
Exhibit Hall
Pet-Co

New Public Access Visits
Court House
Big Horn Airways
JC Penney’s
4-H Extension Office

Agility
Completed first 6 weeks of agility training:  sequences of obstacles, discriminations, 12 weave poles with guides and gates, targeting and contacts.

Nose Work
Completed first 6 week session of classes:  doing both sit and down Indications, working on both low and high indications.  Longer duration while staying on odor with distractions.  Introduced containers and indicating with laying head on the box.

We are excited to take our CGC soon; just waiting for local evaluator to receive her paperwork from AKC.

Jamboree 10 months of age
Service Dog 20 week training review

Jamboree is training daily with several short training session per day with one day off per week working towards her CGC. (Canine Good Citizen Test)  Besides her service dog training she is also busy learning  to be my next agility and nose work prospect and team partner.

Service Dog Retrieving tasks

Jamboree is retrieving the following off of tables, floors and bringing back and placing in my hand reliably with distractions:

Newspaper
TV Remote
Cell Phone
Medicine Bottles all sizes
Water Bottle
Wallet
Dollar Bill
Large Hair Clip
Credit Card
New item – Writing pen

Assistance Dog Tasks

Turning on and off light switch from 5 ft away
Opening and closing cupboards and drawers
Opening and closing Doors
Deep Pressure Therapy – Draping across lap applying pressure to abdomen and chest holding position for 1 minute.

Alerting Tasks

Anxiety alert – Alerting to slightest change in breathing and to the following:
Distress Alerts – Crying, Tremors, Nightmares
Alarm Clock – Persistently nudges me and licks my face until alarm is turned off.

Foundation Obedience 

Walk on loose leash – Pulls slightly on a flat buckle collar
Sit for Exam – Maintains excellent position at side while being petted by strangers
Figure Eight – Lags slightly on circles to the right, excellent position on circles to left
Stand for Exam – Responding well to hand signal to send holding position with handler 6 ft away
Recall – Excellent fast response to command, offering nice sit in front of handler.
Swing Finish – Fast response to command swinging back into heel position without lure.
Working Finish – Nice response to command. Going back into heel position around handler with lure.
Sit Stay – Holding 6 foot sit stay and handler going all the way around dog back into heel position for 1 minute
Down Stay – Holding 6 foot down stay and handler going all the way around dog back into heel position for 1 minute or longer

Advanced Obedience Skills

Extended Sit – Holding Sit position from 20 to 30 feet away.
Extended Down – Holding Down position from 20 to 30 feet away
Moving Sit – Fast response to both come and sit commands, holding position with handler still moving.
Moving Down – Fast response to both come and down commands, holding position with handler still moving.

Public Access Skills

Under – Responds quickly to command, going immediately into down position and holding until released.
Tuck –  Responds quickly to command going immediately into down position under chairs, benches.
Restroom – Holding both sit and down stays in restroom stalls and underneath hand dryer.
Stairs – Walking up and down stairs on loose lead maintaining help position.
Loading and unloading – Jumping in and out of vehicle into crates with very little help.
Automatic Doors – Walks through all automatic doors with no hesitation
Shopping Carts/Wheel Chairs – Maintains nice heel position when pushing carts and wheelchairs.
Leave it – Walks past and leaves food on ground.
Reverse back up – Backs up while holding heel position with Shopping Carts

Nose Work  – Going into down position when indicating odor and staying on it for about 3 seconds with slight distractions of shuffling feet, pulling on lead. Also working two boxes instead of just one.

Agility Class – Learning obstacle discriminations and targeting.

Jamboree 9 months of age
Service Dog 16 week training review

Jamboree has settled in well since coming to live with us. She continues to amaze me with her retrieving skills and is such a blessing.

Service Dog -Retrieving Tasks 

Jamboree is retrieving all items listed below by name and bringing back and placing in my hand reliably.

Newspaper
TV Remote
Cell Phone
Medicine Bottles, all sizes
Water Bottle
Wallet
Dollar Bill
Large Hair Clip
New Retrieving Tasks – Currently shaping picking up and retrieving a Credit/Debit Card

Service Dog – Assistance Dog Tasks

Turning on and off light switch –  Turning on and off light switch from 3 feet away
Opening and Closing Cupboards and Drawers
Opening and Closing Doors
Deep Pressure Therapy – Responds well to paws up draping across lap, applying pressure to abdomen and chest holding position for 1 minute

Service Dog – Alerting Tasks

Anxiety Alert – Jamboree alerts to the slightest change in breathing and to the following
Distress Alerts, Crying, Tremors, Nightmare

New Task- Alarm Clock – starting to persistently nudge me and lick my face when alarm goes off

Daily Retrieving Games with tennis ball. Introduced Wait (not Jamboree’s favorite thing to do especially when it comes to her tennis ball) and Send outs to our morning routine.

Foundation Obedience

Walk on Loose Leash – Pulls slightly when on flat buckle collar
Sit for Exam – Excellent- Holds position when being petted
Figure Eight – Slight lag going to the right
Stand For Exam – Fast response to command holding position until walking back into heel position
Recall – Come – Excellent –  Fast Response to command with nice sit in front of handler
Swing Finish – Excellent – Fast Response to command swinging back into heel position
Working Finish – Nice Response to command but slower going around into heel position
Sit Stay – Holding position for 1 minute or longer
Down Stay – Holding position for 3 minutes

Advanced Obedience Skills

Extended Sit Stay  – Holding position from 20-30 feet away
Extended Down Stay – Holding position from 20-30 feet away
Moving Sit – Fast Response to Sit Command and holding position while handler keeps moving
Moving Down – Fast response to Down Command and holding position while handler keeps moving
Down on Recall – Fast Response to come command and Down Command holding position until called offering nice sit in front of handler.
Retrieve on flat – Retrieving dumbbell well. Working on duration she has to hold dumbbell before releasing it; she is wanting to drop it at my feet.

Public Access

Under- Fast Response to command holding position under tables, picnic benches until released
Tuck – Fast Response to command and holding position until released
Restroom Skills – Excellent – Holding both Sit and Down Stays in bathroom stalls and while I’m washing and drying hands
Stairs- Staying at my side while going up and down stairs
Loading and Unloading- Excellent, Will jump in and out of vehicle but still worried about her doing a lot of  jumping at this age so I am still lifting her in and out of the vehicle.
Automatic Doors – Walks through and exits doors without any hesitation
Shopping Carts/Wheel Chairs – Excellent – Walks quietly at side
Leave it. – Walks past and leaves food items on ground
Reverse or back up- backing up nicely, maintains position at side especially with shopping carts

Other

Jamboree has also started Nose work – Indications

Agility – Introduced to Tunnels, working contacts on A-frame and Dog Walk, and Weave Poles.

Jamboree 8 months of age
Service Dog 12 week training review

I am so proud to be co-owning this dog with you. This pup continues to amaze me day after day, week after week and month after month. Only 8 months old with 12 weeks of training. She is very focused on her handler and has a huge desire to please with whatever challenge you put in front of her.

Tasks include

Retrieving and Carrying– Service Dog Tasks. Will retrieve all items from table or from floor if dropped

Retrieving the following items by name from a group of items:
Water bottle
TV remote
Medicine bottles, all sizes and shapes
Dollar bill
Wallet
Large hair clip
Cell phone
Newspaper

Service Dog Assistance Tasks

Open and close cupboards and drawers and doors
Turn a light switch on or off
Deep Pressure Therapy -Lying across lap, leaning into chest, licking face

Medical Alert Tasks

Anxiety alert – Responds to change in breathing, trembling hands or feet.
Distress Alert, Crying – Pawing if person is standing or will lie in lap, and lick face if person is sitting or lying down
Blocking – Holding down stay behind me to create buffer zone when in check-out lines
Cover – Holding stand position in front of me or circling to create buffer  zone

Public Access Tasks

Restroom Skills – Holding both sit and down stays in restroom stalls and while person is washing and drying hands
Walking up and down stairs quietly at your side
Under- Going under tables and holding down position until released
Tuck – Going under chairs or benches and holding down position
Stairs – Maintains working position; walks quietly at side while going up or down stairs
Vehicles – Enters and exits in a controlled and safe manner
Navigating a Store – Does not interact with merchandise on shelves
Working around other Dogs – Maintains working mode in presence of other dogs
Walking with Cart or Wheel Chair

Obedience Tasks

Holds both Sit and Down for 3 minutes or longer
Recall – Comes on command from 6 foot and greater distances
Working Finish – Responding well to command going around person into heel position
Swing Finish – Responding well to command swinging to the side back into working position
Figure Eight – Maintains Heeling Position, lagging slightly to the right.
Heel- Maintains heeling position and automatic sit when halting   Walks quietly at side while not working, with very little pull.
Heel off Leash – Maintains position. Lagging slightly when working circles to the right
Leave It – Walks past and leaves food item on the ground
Reverse or backing up. Backing up nicely, maintains position especially with shopping carts

Advanced Obedience skills

Moving Sit – Responding well to command and holds sitting position while I continue to walk forward
Moving Down – Responding well to command and holds down position while I continue to walk forward
Retrieve on Flat – Retrieving small dumbbell and bringing it back to me. Working on Sit in front before giving dumbbell
Extended Sits  – Maintaining sit position for 1 minute from 15 to 20 feet
Extended Down – Maintaining down position for 3 minutes from 15 to 20 feet

New Outings this month

City Service Building
Court House
Wal-Mart

Here is her report after 2 months of training (sent on Jamboree’s seven-month-birthday, 7/20/16):

Jamboree 6 months of age 
Service Dog 8 week training review

Obedience Skills

Loose Lead Walking – Walks quietly at side and responds well to “HEEL” command giving lots of eye contact when asked
Sit for Exam – Holding Position while being petted with handler walking all the way around her when asked too
Recall -Come – Responds  quickly to command offering nice sit in front
Swing Finish – Responds to command without lure swinging  nicely into heel position
Working Finish – Responds to command with lure to go around into heel position
Sit and Down Stays – Holding 1 minute sit and down stays on and off leash

Advanced Obedience  Skills

Moving Sit – Responds quickly to sit command and holding while handler is still moving
Moving Down – Responds quickly to down command and holding while handler is still moving
Extended Sits and Downs – Holding 20 to 30 foot stays on and off leash for 1 minute or longer
Take It – Taking Dumbbell and  rubber hose holding a few seconds
Stand – Introduced Stand with Puppy Push Up Game. Responding well to command
Stand Stay – Holding 6′ Stand Stay for 30 seconds

Service Dog Tasks

DPT – Deep Pressure Therapy – laying in lap until ask to get off
Retrieving – Medicine Bottle and putting it in hand
Cover – Responding to command with treat lure to hold down position behind me
Blocking – Luring with treat  lure to hold stand in front of me
Distress Alert “Crying” – Responds quickly to crying placing paws in lap, licking face
Anxiety alert – Change in breathing pattern – Responds by nudging nose and licking hand, face
Anxiety Alert – Trembling hand  and foot movements – Responds by nudging nose, putting paws in lap, licking face

Public Access Skills

Under – Responds quickly to command and holds down position under tables until released
Tuck – Responds quickly to command to tuck under chairs or benches
Loading and Unloading from Vehicle – Putting Paws on Bumper to be loaded into crate and waits quietly to be unloaded.
Automatic Doors – No hesitation, walks confidently thorough them
Stairs – walks quietly at side while walking up and down stairs
Check out Lines – Holding Down position while waiting and checking out at Register
Shopping Cart – Walks quietly beside cart also when circling or backing up with cart
Restroom – Holding Sit and Down Stays in Stalls and while washing and drying hands

Retrieving games

Retrieving Squeaky Toy, Dumbbell and Rubber Hose and placing in my hand

2016 July Outings and Public Access Practice

Tractor Supply
Home Depot
Shiptons Big R
Petco
Walk down Main Street
Kendrick Park
Marshall Park
South Park
4-H Dog Practice
Carnival at Fairgrounds
Westview Nursing Home

Here is her training report after 25 days of training:

Foundation Obedience Skills

Loose Lead Walking – Nice position at side with very little pulling.
Come (Recall) – Fast response to the come command, offering a sit in front
Sit – Clearly understands command and will perform the automatic sit when halting.
Down – Clearly understands command but sometime slower getting into position.
Stays – Holding both Sit and Down Stays at 6 ft for 1 minute
Extended Stays – Holding position at 10 to 20 ft for at least 1 minute sometimes longer.
Wait – Holds sit position while opening and closing door

Public Access

Loading and Loading from Vehicle – Putting paws up on bumper to be loaded but sometime jumping in and out of her crate on her own when ask too.
Restroom – Holding both Sit and Down Stays in bathroom stalls and while washing and drying hands.
Stairs – Excellent – Never pulling.  Always stays in heel position or at side and checking in giving me her two eyes before going up and down stairs
Carts – Excellent – Staying at side while pushing a shopping cart

Tasks

Tuck – Clearly understand command and holding Tuck position under my legs while sitting on chairs and benches
Under – Clearly understands command going under tables and going into down position without food lure
Paws Up – Clearly understands command. Putting paws up on Car Bumper, Chairs, Beds, and Benches
Lap – Laying in Lap for longer periods of time connecting with DPT
Deep Pressure Therapy (Anxiety Relief) – Offering to lean into me more against my abdomen while in lap.

Focus Games

Name Game – Always offering me her two eyes when saying her name
Eye – Offering to hold eye contact with me for a brief periods of time
Touch (Nose) – Hands, Rubber Hose, Dumbbell, Squeaky Toy, Medicine Bottle, Touch Light, Cell phone Case
Blanket – Will Sit and Down on blanket until released
Puppy Push Ups – Goes from Sit into a Down position , back into a Sit
Clicker Retrieve – Retrieving squeaky toy and tennis ball and placing in hand and sometime offering to put in lap
Take It  – Offering to take dumbbell in mouth and holding for a brief periods of time.

Outings have included

South Park, Kendrick Park, Marshall Park, Exhibit Hall, Petco, Shiptons, Home Depot, and Tractor Supply.

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Temperament Test Results & Comments

 Janet Wilts & Bonnie Whitman administered the Search & Rescue Test on 2/6/16 (pups 48 days old).
Suzan Guilford administered the Police/Narcotics Temperament Test on 2/7/16 (pups 49 days old).
Janet & Bonnie observed the Police/Narcotics Test and gave their ratings and comments.
Full temperament tests results and explanation of each test are on the website.

Here are comments from the testers:

Janet:  Good puppy, very lively, good confidence.  SAR.  Independent, a “been there, done that” attitude.

Bonnie:  Nice interest in cadaver. GOOD SAR; not shaken by anything – investigated.  Good investigation of  surroundings and strong nose!  Independent and confident, very interested in her surroundings.  Nice working dog.  Good investigation of surroundings!  Thinker!  Nice independent gal who is well socialized!  She will be a great little working dog, and the right handler will really like to work with that nice independence she shows!  Very good working lines for health and temperament.

Suzan:  The explorer!  Would follow direction on the food search but wanted to work more independently

SAR Test Summary

Janet:

10:       Confidence, Independence, Tug, Prey Drive, Hunt for Food I, Unstable Footing, Wheelbarrow, Runaways, Fear, Surprise, Aggression & Courage

9:         Attachment, Sensitivity, Metal, Perseverance, Submission

8:         Eye Contact, Hunt for Toy

6:         Retrieve ball

Bonnie:

10:       Attachment, Confidence, Independence, Sensitivity, Perseverance, Tug, Prey Drive, Hunt for  Food I & II, Unstable Footing, Wheelbarrow, Runaways, Fear, Surprise

9:         Eye Contact, Metal, Hunt for Toy, Submission

8:         Retrieve ball, Retrieve Toy

Police/Narcotics Test Summary

Suzan:

Excellent:    Attachment, Unstable Footing

Above Average:          Confidence, Sensitivity, Courage & Aggression, Surprise, Hunt for Food I

Average:                      Perseverance, Fear, Submission, Hunt for Food II

Minimal:                      Retrieve ball & toy

Janet:

Excellent:  Attachment, Confidence, Sensitivity, Submission

Above Average:  Fear, Aggression & Courage, Surprise, Hunt for Food I

Average:  Retrieve

Bonnie:

Excellent:  Attachment, Confidence, Fear, Aggression & Courage, Surprise

Above Average:  Perseverance, Submission

Average:  Retrieve Ball, Retrieve Toy

 

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