Canine Scholars Behavioral Training Center

We Train Owners and Pet Parents to train their Dogs

Our mission is to bring to you the best updated non-aversive training methods so that you can train your dog.

Hi  I'm  Shellie. Though  I am no longer around  I am one of the  inspirations for the creation of this training center.   Along with  Bodie and others we would like to welcome you to our family.




I spend a great deal of time thinking about food. I wake up and think, “What's for dinner?” This isn't totally crazy, because Jim and I have much of our food stored away in a freezer the size of a live cow, and it needs to be defrosted before it is cooked (the food, not the cow). Besides, I love to cook. I, sigh, especially love to bake and so of course am a dedicated [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
New dog, new rescue dog, dog training, dog class | From Challenging Dog to Brilliant Family Dog |
You want to rescue a dog - give a home to a poor neglected beastie who's had a bad start in life? Good for you! But you need to go into this with your eyes open. Do not allow sentiment to cloud your judgment! Most dogs up for rehoming come with baggage. And not every dog is the perfect match for your life. Some will have been neglected; some will have been abused; some have lost an [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
Maremma sheepdogs read more [...]
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: Clicker Training Category: DOG BLOGS
New puppy, puppy class, puppy training | Online course: From Wild Puppy to Brilliant Family Dog |
Coco Poodle at 8 weeks is ready for the adventure! You've been planning for months, and at last your new puppy is here! Your expectations are enormous: this is going to be the perfect dog you've always wanted. And maybe that's right, and your little puppy will become your Brilliant Family Dog. But for many of us - and for many of our puppies - we have to work hard to achieve that perfect dog. Just as you [...]
Sun, Jan 14, 2018
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
Photo Courtesy A. Koenig To Walk, or Not To Walk – It's Not Even A Question Is It? All responsible dog owners walk their dogs once/twice/for two hours/three hours/45 minutes… per day. Everyone knows this, it's what responsible owners do. But have we sometimes lost track of what purpose a walk actually fulfills – I think we frequently have. A walk is an opportunity for your dog to stretch his legs, to get some fresh air, to see the sights [...]
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
If you know of ClickerExpo, you know it's supposed t read more [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: Clicker Training Category: DOG BLOGS

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 We recently got word that our 2nd CCI puppy we raised,  Ms. Bordeaux,  will be rotating through team training in California in May 2017 for the Hearing Dog Program!!!!  Our fingers are crossed she makes a match.  We are so proud of her!!!

Young Bordeaux

Ms. Bordeaux Always working!!

Pretty Girl Bordeaux!

A Mature Ms. Bordeaux



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