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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Tue, May 26, 2020
Source: Clicker Training Category: DOG BLOGS
Bleeding Heart — What flower could be more perfect for today? Everything is the same, and everything is different. As every year, the multitudes of people who have died in the military deserve, at the very least, our gratitude, our honor and our remembrance. But this time, our thoughts expand to those who have died from Covid-19, and to those who have fought valiantly to try to save them. This will be a short post today, because [...]
Mon, May 25, 2020
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
Why are people so focused on teaching their dogs cues like sit and stay? Do we ever stop to think about what these cues mean from the dog's point of view and why ‘sit' in particular could be uncomfortable for them? Victoria explores our fascination with obedience training and gives her views on the direction dog training needs to go in the future. [...]
Wed, May 20, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
Zazie Todd, the author of Wag, The Science of Making Your Dog Happy, has already made many contributions to the world of animal behavior and dog training. She has her own blog (which I never miss), Companion Animal Psychology, and a column in Psychology Today, “Fellow Creatures“. One of the things I like about her work is that she's a science nerd in the best of ways, and her writings are full of research that is [...]
Mon, May 18, 2020
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
Victoria and Behavior Tech Kat Kekel talk all things rescue. How are shelters coping during the pandemic and what is the most important thing a fosterer or new adopter can do when they get an animal home? Kat highlights the importance of allowing dogs and cats time to adjust to their new homes and shares her top enrichment ideas to keep them entertained. [...]
Tue, May 12, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
Maggie, Skip, Jim and I are just back from a lovely hour-long walk this morning. All four of us were serenaded by the songs of a newly-arrived migrating birds, including Yellow and Palm Warblers. [...]
Mon, May 11, 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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