PXL_20210221_170858536_exported_25034_16

OUR TEAM

The Scholars in Collars Academy Team, located in Erie, PA, includes Trainer Nikki, sister Kyla, Loki and Cobalt the Canine Good Citizens and Therapy Dogs.

131895519_113161533962448_85637075996008
140974703_130091802269421_53050878379560
126354158_100742478537687_58548543195945

Meet Our Trainer

 Nikki McGaughey

KPA CTP, SDC

Our trainer, Nikki McGaughey KPA CTP, SDC

Nikki has been training in the Erie area for over ten years.  Graduating from Gannon University with her biology degree in 2014, she realized dog training was her passion.  She trained at PetSmart for nine years was trusted to train trainers for stores across the company. 

 

Most recently she attended Karen Pryor Academy and passed her training and teaching assessments with perfect scores.  Currently, is attending Cooperative Paws Service Dog Coach program.  She is also a Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dogs United evaluator as well as a member of IAABC.

Hobbies include managing her dogs social calendar and snapping photos for their 50,000 followers on @Catchingupwithcobalt on Instagram.

 

Meet Cobalt

Cobalt is a Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog with Therapy Dogs United. In his time off, he enjoys modeling for his 50K Instagram followers and staring at walls.

130712694_110740107537924_73377596066883
IMG_20210217_070950_363.jpg

Meet Loki

Loki is a Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog with Therapy Dogs United. He enjoys teaching reactive dogs that other dogs aren't so bad. In his time off, he enjoys working for all the treats and attention he can get.