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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Really? That title is a typo, right? A professional dog trainer would never advocate against socialization, would she? Well, maybe! The problem isn't with socialization itself, but with many people's understanding of socialization. Socialization is vital for proper mental and social development in dogs, and it needs to be offered properly. Mistakes in socialization, even if intentions are good, can backfire and may even produce an overly shy or overly aggressive dog. [...]
Tue, Apr 30, 2019
Source: Clicker Training Category: DOG BLOGS
We're very excited to share the news that full episodes of It's Me or the Dog are now available on YouTube via the @ItsMeOrTheDog channel. It's been quite a while since we broke ground on that series back in the early 2000's, and I never would've guessed that we'd end up shooting over 100 episodes and have the show airing in over 200 countries. Crazy! I originally pitched the show idea to the same producers of Supernanny, [...]
Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Source: Victoria Stillwell Category: DOG BLOGS
You have to know how to use your hands correctly if you want to be a good dog trainer. Excellent dog handlers know how to use their hands to energize, calm, lure and reward. On the other hand, when owners don't know what they're doing, they can accidentally train their dog to become afraid of human hands, which can lead to anxiety and aggression problems. And of course, the best thing about your hands is that they [...]
Sun, Apr 07, 2019
Source: Dog Star Daily Category: DOG BLOGS
Dogs smile. Just like people, dogs pull the corners of their mouths up high toward their eyes, partially open their mouths, and smile. In 1872, Darwin wrote of the universality of facial expressions in The Expressions of Emotions in Man and Animals. Roughly 130 years later, Dr. Patricia McConnell authored For the Love of a Dog in which she compared human and dog facial expressions using the methods developed by Paul Ekman, the world's leading [...]
Wed, Apr 03, 2019
Source: Clicker Training Category: DOG BLOGS
Run toward the sun Spring seems to be the ultimate door-dashing season, as sunshine returns to cure the cabin fever that plagues many humans and canines during the long winter months. In busy families, the front door seems to be in perpetual motion, constantly revolving and providing myriad opportunities for escape. Friends and clients who have dealt with the stress and worry of a lost dog due to an open door accident utter a common [...]
Wed, Apr 03, 2019
Source: Clicker Training Category: DOG BLOGS
I often consult with organizations that do not use positive reinforcement primarily. read more [...]
Wed, Mar 27, 2019
Source: Clicker Training 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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