About Scholars in Collars
Classes, Behavioural Consultations & Private Tuition
Alexis Davison established Scholars in Collars in 2002. Alexis is a nationally accredited Dog Behavioural Trainer and a Delta Canine Good Citizen ™ instructor. She is an accredited Temperament Evaluator with the Delta Society’s Pet Partners Program and the founding Coordinator of the Adelaide & Districts Pet Partners Program. She is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) both in Australia and the USA. Alexis regularly attends professional development seminars, workshops and educational conferences throughout Australia and overseas.
Alexis has been a tutor at WEA since 2003 and conducts the Dogwise course. Alexis also conducts training seminars for other professionals and groups. These have included training seminars for Animal Management Officers, Veterinary Nurses and non-government organisations.
Delta Canine Good Citizen™ Instructors are highly trained and are nationally accredited dog trainers in Australia. They use positive reinforcement training to train pet dogs to behave appropriately and calmly in everyday situations. They are bound by a strict code of ethics.
Alexis conducts small group classes in the Adelaide Hills. The courses offered include Basic Training, Beyond Basics, Really Reliable Recall and Canine Good Citizen. Alexis is also available for private tuition in your home throughout the Adelaide Hills and Metropolitan Adelaide, for general obedience and behavioural training.
Alexis conducts behavioural consultations in your home (throughout Adelaide) for problems such as barking, digging, destructive behaviours, house soiling, shyness and aggression amongst others. Alexis will take an in-depth history of any problem behaviour and recommend a combination of training, behaviour management and behaviour modification that is tailored to meet your individual needs and those of your dog. She will discuss and demonstrate practical exercises that can assist you in addressing your dog’s behavioural problem.