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 was finishing up reading the Sunday paper yesterday, while thinking about which topic to choose for today’s blog. I always have several lists of potential topics, scattered hither and yon, one usually tucked under the To Do list that begins “Be More Organized.” Almost done with the newspaper, skimming through the Parade section, I […] The post Cats, Dogs and Thunder appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Mon, Sep 14, 2020
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
“R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me.” In the film ‘The Blues Brothers,’ Aretha Franklin sings about her need for some respect. The words of the song are as applicable today in human relationships as they were then, but what does the word actually mean? The English Dictionary defines respect as, “a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something, elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.” Indeed there are many people in my [...]
Sun, Sep 13, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
We’re just back from the Nippersink Sink or Swim Sheepdog Trial, and I’m still glowing over Maggie’s work. Don’t get me wrong here–we neither won nor came close to it, but my goal has been to progress in the Open class such that I felt we belonged there, and it is starting to feel like […] The post Sheepdog Trials Explained, and Unabashed Gushing Over Maggie appeared first on The Other End of the Leash. [...]
Tue, Sep 08, 2020
Source: Patricia McConnell Category: DOG BLOGS
I’ve only ever had female dogs. This has never been a conscious choice on my part, I just fell in love and adopted dogs that happened to be female.  I don’t know if things would be any different if I had a male dog in the house, but people often ask me what the behavioral differences between male and female dogs are and if gender either influences or suits one lifestyle over another. Despite the obvious [...]
Tue, Sep 08, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
Do you have a dog that becomes restless in certain situations? Does she bark, whine, urinate, defecate, or vocalize inappropriately? Does she excessively lick herself, spin in circles or chase her tail? Does she jump up at you or other people, lunge towards other dogs or run up and down the perimeter of your fence? If you answer yes to any of these behaviors, you might have a dog that reacts to situations with unusual [...]
Sun, Sep 06, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
A new study led by biologist Ana Catarina Viera de Castro of the Universidae do Porto in Portugal reveals that shouting at dogs and using punitive methods to train them does short and long term damage, while using reward based methods yields better results both for learning and emotional health. The study recruited 42 dogs from three schools that use reward based training methods such as food, toys and play, and 50 dogs from four schools [...]
Tue, Sep 01, 2020
Source: Victoria Stillwell 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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