About Your Wonder Dog University Dog Trainers

Through Wonder Dog University’s highly recommended Puppy and Adult Dog Class series, Separation Anxiety Program and Reform School, specially designed for dog aggression behaviors, you'll be inspired with a confident sense of “Hey! I truly can upgrade life with my dog!”

The Wonder Dog University Dog Trainer Team Delivers:

  • Useful skills and solutions in line with your real life needs. We are listening to you.
  • A fun and effective learning process for you and your dog.
  • Only Modern Training, evidence-based methods you can be proud of.
  • The very latest in training and behavior intel from our ongoing continuing education studies.
 

“Respect the individual dog and person. Strive for progress. Provide excellence.”  Wonder Dog University

C.C. Bourgeois
Christine Baker
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C.C. Bourgeois

C.C. Bourgeois is a nationally certified, professional dog trainer and owner of Wonder Dog University (WDU), based in Charleston, South Carolina.
She wants WDU to be your trusted dog training resource. Through her many years of animal behavior study and hands-on work with thousands of dogs she's created a place where you can find free tutorials, pro tools and tips and online train-your-dog-from-home resources smart dog people can trust. WDU wants you to know you have a team behind - to make training understandable and practical. Focused on understanding the dog's perspective and the guardian's needs, they strive to deliver training that both you and your dogs can grasp and use instantly.

"I love to nurture relationships and build communication between dogs and people. I still get so excited whenever they have breakthrough moments!"

Christine Baker

Christine Baker is C.C.’s right hand woman at Wonder Dog University. They were fortunate enough to cross paths through sheltering and animal welfare, when Christine worked in the Behavior Department at Charleston Animal Society, a team formerly led by C.C.! As Training Coordinator, Christine acts as administrative lead under C.C., while also helping clients as both her training assistant and an independent instructor. Christine teaches clients via private consults and group classes, covering topics ranging from puppy socialization to reactivity and aggression. She also runs her own training company based in Charleston, SC, known as Bright Mind Canine Services

"I love helping families enjoy their dog again - they’re man’s best friend, not his ball & chain! There’s nothing like watching different species learn to speak each other’s languages.”

Jessie Sanders

Jessie Sanders has worked in the animal welfare field for 8+ years, working in the Behavior Department at Charleston Animal Society, where she was fortunate enough to work with both C.C. and Christine! While in this field, she has had the opportunity to participate in various seminars and mentorships, increasing her understanding of canine behavior, and gaining new skills. At WDU, Jessie assists in training classes, social media management and administrative needs.

Jessie is currently enrolled in the Dog Trainer Course through Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training & Behavior, with the hopes of continuing to work toward improving the lives of dogs, and to help humans understand them better.

Aside from caring for her own animals, Jessie spends her free time exploring thrift stores, managing her virtual secondhand shop or attempting to craft the perfect cup of coffee.

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Pat Miller Trainer
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Larry Haskell

We have fostered 74 dogs and  Emma was the most extreme case of fear we had encountered... this was a very serious issue. Emma went from being fearful and resistant to walking on a leash around the neighborhood and giving every indication that she enjoys the activity.

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Sherri & Jim Grady

It is absolutely worth the time, money, and effort if you're struggling with any pet behaviors. Do NOT wait to take the plunge. I sooo wish I'd not waited. The results far surpassed my expectations. Our lessons are one of my most favorite things to do! Thank you so much for the gifts you've given us!

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Chris Prentiss

It is in my Sweetgrass Havanese puppy contract that the family must work with a trainer to make sure that my puppy and the family get off to the best possible start. I was so impressed with C.C's knowledge, teaching style and manner that I recommend her to all my parents.

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