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.




The Human-Animal Bond is the connection between a human and a pet and includes the development of emotional attachment to that pet, with genuine feelings of affection and a sense of responsibility for their well-being. Considering dogs and humans are two very powerful predatory species, it is remarkable that we have a bond at all, but the fact that we can live together in relative harmony is a testament not only to us, but also the [...]
Wed, Aug 05, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
The benefits of good exercise for dogs and people are well known. Exercise improves physical fitness and releases endorphins and opioids in the brain, promoting an overall feeling of wellbeing. When my dogs first get outside they take care of all their business before they truly put their noses down on the ground to sniff and catch up on all the neighborhood news left by other dogs, animals or people. I would love to see the [...]
Wed, Aug 05, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
So, I needed some new PR photos that reflect how I actually look now at 71. As one of the gazillions of people who dislike 1) having portrait photos taken, because 2) we hate how we look in them, I put it off for awhile. But eventually I swallowed my pride and had Steve from […] The post The Adventure of New PR Photos appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Mon, Aug 03, 2020
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
When I first started training dogs I was thrown into the deep end. I had run a successful dog walking business in Wimbledon, but didn't handle many dogs who had a bite history. Some of the dogs I walked on a daily basis were challenging, but none were what I would call ‘aggressive'. As soon as I started my training business, however, I was immediately hired to work with dogs that were displaying aggressive behavior, [...]
Sun, Aug 02, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
If you have ever raised a puppy you know what it's like to have sleepless nights. It's inevitable that to begin with, some puppies have a hard time adjusting to a new home and vocalize their discomfort and loneliness, particularly at night. While this is a very normal behavior in young pups, it is less common for adult and senior dogs to bark at night, especially if the behavior starts without any known trigger. When a [...]
Wed, Jul 29, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
So an ad pops up on my Facebook feed for a cardboard cat bed. I'm not sure why it got my attention; our cats have multiple cozy places to nap, from a heated igloo in winter, to their very own chairs, official pet beds, and a summertime favorite: a cardboard box. Most of the places […] The post It's 10 PM, What are Your Dogs and Cats Sleeping On? appeared first on The Other End of [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2020
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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