Victoria was joined by Amy Ciontos and her pit bull Lennox to discuss this weekend's Atlanta premiere of Beyond the Myth - a powerful film about the dangers of breed-specific legislation.
Former Vick Dog guest of honor at Atlanta’s Plaza Theater for emotionally charged pit bull documentary, “Beyond the Myth” Film to Make Georgia Premiere as Local Municipalities Consider Restrictions on Ownership of Pit Bull-Type Dogs Atlanta, GA., Sept 16, 2011 – Atlanta Underdog Initiative, a pit bull and mastiff advocacy and outreach organization, has partnered Read More
First of all, I have certainly never referred to myself as a ‘purely positive’ dog trainer, but I have heard many others – usually pretty vocal opponents of humane modern dog training – label me and others with that description.
I firmly believe that any decent trainer is always learning – we should never feel we know ‘enough’, and I thoroughly enjoy being inspired, educated and challenged by our amazing roster of presenters at this conference year after year. It has developed into one of the most sought-after dog behaviour experiences available in the UK, and I’m incredibly honoured to be able to bring such a diverse, passionate, educated, engaged, and dog-literate group of people together in the name of better understanding our canine companions each June.
First of all, I’ve certainly never referred to myself as a ‘purely positive’ dog trainer, but I’ve heard many others – usually pretty vocal opponents of humane modern dog training – label me and others with that description. It seems to be somewhat of a dog training unicorn, in that there are those who still Read More
It’s Because of You that We Need to Drink For some pretty obvious reasons, living with a deaf dog is different than living with a hearing dog. Communication is an important example. Humans instinctively depend on our voice to communicate but since our deaf dogs can’t hear us, we forge ahead and learn to use Read More
There is much debate on whether a dog’s experience of emotion is similar to that of a human’s or if a dog’s behavior is simply influenced by an inner drive to survive. While we cannot claim to have all the answers yet, science is helping increase our understanding of how the dog’s brain works, producing Read More