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.

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Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and Laurel and I put up a link on Facebook to an article that Karen London wrote in Bark about making Mother’s Day more inclusive, adding in women who care for dogs into the picture. (Laurel is my social media queen; she helps me with Facebook and Instagram and I kiss […] The post Guardian? Owner? Parent? Which Are You? (If any . . .) appeared first on The Other End of [...]
Mon, May 10, 2021
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
  This week is all about the Nippersink or Swim Sheepdog Trial, outside of Lake Geneva, WI. It was our first competition of the year, and given that training hadn’t been going well, I didn’t have much in the way of expectations. But it turned out well, and most importantly, Maggie and Skip appeared to […] The post Notes from Nippersink Sheepdog Trial appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Mon, May 03, 2021
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
  I’ve been thinking about Maggie a lot lately, and wondering whether she wants to continue to compete in sheepdog trials. She is always eager to work sheep, leaves the course (or did last year) as if eager to do it again, even when it went badly. She clearly adores the part she’s good at […] The post Skill, Natural Ability and our Dog’s Happiness appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Mon, Apr 26, 2021
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
A dear friend (thank you Kathy!) sent me an autographed copy of a wonderful book, The Great Animal Orchestra, by Bernie Krause. Subtitled Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places, the book is a “. . . travelogue of sound, based on a lifetime of study, (and) will leave you hearing–and seeing–nature […] The post Working on Sound, or, Making Better Noises appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Mon, Apr 19, 2021
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
All dogs should receive a good canine education, but what does a good education mean? Should our human obsession for teaching dogs obedience commands be moved aside for a more cognitive approach? Dog behaviour expert Andrew Hale joins Victoria to discuss why the dog training world needs to move away from obedience training and put dogs’ emotional needs first. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
I wrote about Chirag Patel, as a rising star in the dog training world in July of 2018 (or, a million years ago, in the Before Times), and am loving the opportunity to write about him again. What he calls “The Bucket Game” has gotten a lot of attention lately, as well it should. I’m […] The post Chirag Patel and the “Bucket Game” appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS

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Current Events

 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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