Victoria Stilwell is a world-renowned dog trainer best known as the star of the international hit TV series It's Me or the Dog. Having filmed over 110 episodes of It's Me or the Dog beginning in 2005, Stilwell is able to reach audiences in over 120 countries with her philosophy of positive training methods. She Read More
Victoria Stilwell’s 5th book entitled “The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Puppy: How to Train and Care for Your New Dog” will be released on October 1, 2019 in the US. The book is available to preorder now.
Victoria joined host Erika Hill on CNN's HLN this week to discuss the story of the woman who whose dogs are accused of mauling and killing her.
Victoria Stilwell has launched her first publicly-available online course entitled "Inside Your Dog's Mind." Available worldwide on Udemy, this 3-hour course follows Victoria as she delves deep into the way our dogs think, feel and learn.
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Victoria is hosting dog lovers from around the world on an exclusive 7-day Caribbean cruise this December where she will meet, mingle and share her experiences and expertise with fellow cruise guests.
Victoria was joined by her husband and Victoria Stilwell Academy CEO for a Facebook Live chat to discuss what VSA is, why they started it, and how prospective students can enroll. Check it out below or on her Facebook page:
Our first class of students are past the halfway point in their Dog Trainer Course, registration is underway for VSA’s next US-based class this fall, and spaces are quickly filling up in our first UK-based class this September. And we’re just getting started!
"I set out to create a school with the hope of designing the most well-rounded, exciting dog training curriculum out there," says founder Victoria Stilwell of the Academy, "and based on the feedback we're getting from students, we've achieved exactly that."
Victoria and Holly Firfer chat with Shannoncourt Pet Care founder Shannon Spooner about Victoria's upcoming seminar in Ontario.
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Victoria will be bringing her renowned "Inside Your Dog's Mind" seminar to Canada in Spring 2016. Hosted by Arf'ul Good and ShannonCourt Pet Care, this one day event will be held at the Cornwall Civic Complex in Ontario, Canada on April 30, 2016.
At long last, I am thrilled to announce the official launch of the Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training and Behavior!
On the first evening of the Hau Hau Champion Event, Victoria will be performing her live show. As an attendee, you have a rare opportunity to get your dog training question answered by Victoria, live!
Celebrity Dog Trainer Victoria Stilwell Introduces the UK’s First National Dog Bite Prevention Week, June 7th-14th
In response to the reports of dog bites which continue to drive news cycles in cities across the country, renowned dog trainer and behaviour expert, Victoria Stilwell from Channel 4’s It’s Me or the Dog introduces the UK’s first National Dog Bite Prevention Week, June 7th-14th.
Victoria was featured on HLN, where she talked about preventing dog bites, just in time for Dog Bite Prevention Week. With more than 4 million dog bites occurring just last year, it's critical that this important information becomes common knowledge.
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Victoria was featured on HLN News Now, where she discussed the #PetResolutions campaign, and answered questions from fans and viewers about their pet's resolutions. She was joined by Daisy, a therapy dog for special needs children and who has been featured as the poster-pup for #PetResolutions. The segment talked about a dog's exercise needs, featured funny video Read More
Finland, here I come! I'm thrilled to be a part of the Hau-Hau Champion Event in August 2015.
Victoria gives her top tips for keeping pets healthy and happy during the holiday season. Included: giving dogs Thanksgiving table scraps, nipping pups, antisocial cats, biting rabbits and more.
Do you like to get your Christmas shopping done early? Are you looking for a great gift for a dog-loving friend or family member? Submit your entry for Victoria's Holiday Giveaway!
Victoria was recently featured on the Weather Channel's morning show, AMHQ, where she talked about thunderstorm phobia.
Do you have a dog training issue you wish you could talk to Victoria about? Do you wish she could see your dog's behavior firsthand? Well, now's your chance!
As the lead judge and a featured presenter, Victoria Stilwell plays a key role in the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards.
Victoria was featured on HLN, where she and Atlanta-based veterinarian Dr. Duffy Jones talked about the heartworm and flea/tick preventative, Trifexis. While some pet owners have reported that their pets have had adverse reactions to the drug, Victoria and Dr. Jones say that the drug is considered safe for use on your pets. However, you should always Read More
Victoria Stilwell was among the first to arrive at the scene of a massive puppy mill bust, helping liberate over 500 dogs and puppies from a lifetime of suffering and neglect.
Summer is here, which brings with it beautiful weather, warm temperatures, and lots of fun in the sun. While summertime is a great season for dogs and humans to relax and enjoy the outdoors, there always seem to be too many terrible heat-related tragedies that occur. Check out my top tips for keeping your dog Read More
In London for this weekend's UK Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference, Victoria took fellow VSPDT, forensic dog bite investigator and good friend Jim Crosby along with her to her interview with Jo Good and Anna Webb on BBC Radio London's 'The Barking Hour' radio show. During the 20 minute segment, they discussed the upcoming Read More
Victoria was featured on the Weather Channel's morning show, America's Morning Headquarters (AMHQ), where she had the chance to spend time with adoptable puppies from the Atlanta Humane Society. Many families choose to bring home a new puppy over the summer since the kids are home from school and everyone has more time to integrate Read More
May 18th-24th is Dog Bite Prevention Week, and Victoria is heading to Washington, D.C. to take part in a press conference at the National Press Club on Thursday, May 15th. She is teaming up with the National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition, which includes State Farm, the U.S. Postal Service, American Humane Association, American Society for Read More
TV dog trainer is teaming up with the National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition, which includes the U.S. Postal Service, State Farm, American Humane Association, American Society for Reconstructive MicroSurgery, Insurance Information Institute and Prevent the Bite, to raise awareness about the importance of educating the public about responsible dog ownership and dog safety.
Victoria was recently featured on Hallmark Channel's morning show, Home & Family, where she and renowned veterinarian Dr. Kwane Stewart discussed the moral, behavioral, and health benefits of spaying and neutering. The two also talked about Zeuterin, the newest dog neutering procedure that has recently been approved for use in the United States. At the Read More
Zeuterin – what is it and what is all the fuss about? Zeuterin is an injectable sterilization product that is labeled for use on male dogs between 3 and 10 months of age. This sounds great, right? Sterilization without surgery? Any product that could potentially decrease the number of stray pets is fantastic. But hold Read More
Victoria was featured on HLN with Sgt. Paul Corso and D.S. Jason Cotton of the Gwinnett County Sheriff's K-9 Unit. They debuted sneak peeks of footage from an upcoming web series on the new Positively website, talked about the bond between handlers and their canine partners, and even demonstrated some obedience and bite work. Click Read More
Victoria was featured on a segment with HLN's Mike Galanos, where she interacted live with a dog and a baby in the studio. She gave her top tips for keeping your new baby out of harm's way when you have an existing pet in your home, as well as how and when to safely introduce Read More