Victoria Stilwell Press Appearance Clips

Victoria on Anderson Victoria on CBS Early Show - Barking Victoria on The Today Show - 5 Tips For Every Dog Owner Victoria on Headline News - Dog Attacks Victoria on Nightline - DogTV Victoria on Regis & Kelly Victoria on The Today Show - Kathy Lee's Shoe-Chewer Victoria on Martha Stewart - Puppies It's Read More

Dogs Help Soldiers Combat PTSD – VA Not Impressed

Scientists around the world have confirmed that for some conditions a wagging tail might help more than a pharmaceutical. One such condition is post traumatic stress disorder syndrome (PTSD). There are scientific studies which do support the positive affects of dogs paired with veterans diagnosed with PTSD, not to mention literally thousands of real-life anecdotal instances.

Victoria Stilwell Press Videos

Victoria on The Today Show - Kathy Lee's Shoe-Chewer Victoria on Anderson Victoria on HLN discussing Miami's pit bull ban with Jane Velez-Mitchell Victoria on The Today Show - 5 Tips For Every Dog Owner Victoria on Nightline - DogTV Victoria on Regis & Kelly Victoria on Martha Stewart - Training Martha's Dogs Victoria on Read More

Victoria in Evening Express on Dog Evictions

Victoria was featured in a story in the October 12, 2011 issue of Scotland's Evening Express newspaper.  In the cover article, entitled "Victoria Stilwell hits out at Aberdeen dog eviction threat", Victoria argues against a ruling by a local housing association that the families with dogs should be forced  to choose between their homes and Read More

Victoria interviewed by Associated Press

In an interview with the Associated Press on January 13, 2010, Victoria discussed It's Me or the Dog, her training background, and her new positive reinforcement-based website, www.positively.com.  Click here to watch the video.

Episode 825 – Part One – How Sound Reduces Canine Anxiety

How does sound help reduce canine anxiety and can music really help prevent and reduce canine fear and noise phobias? Sound researcher and founder of Through A Dog’s Ear Joshua Leeds, joins Victoria along with Animal Scientist Aly Lecznar, to discuss the latest research on how sound can prevent and treat canine anxiety.

Episode 824 – Pet Theft and Vets Get Scanning

What should you do if your pet is stolen and why should veterinarians scan new patients? Debbie Matthews from www.vetsgetscanning.co.uk joins Victoria to talk about pet theft, Fern’s Law and the importance of compulsory scanning.

Why I Marched

I marched today in peaceful support of the change needed regarding the lack of true justice and equality for people of color and minorities. Here's my message to the haters.

Episode 814 – Victoria Talks with Dr. Meghan Herron

Victoria talks with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Meghan Herron about training methods, modifying behavior in a shelter environment, as well as her work for Gigi’s, an Ohio based organization that helps homeless dogs get into homes sooner.

Episode 808 – Puerto Rican Animal Lifesavers

The animal rescue scene in Puerto Rico following the recent natural disasters, updates on Victoria’s Unsung Heroes video series, and Holly’s trip to an experiential art institution.

Episode 807 – Puppies!

What’s the best way to acclimate a new puppy to a household? Whether or not to comfort a crying puppy, top tips for puppy housetraining, how long it takes for puppies to adjust to a new home, and more.

Positively Dog Training Episode 805

Victoria and Holly share a new vision for the future of the Positively Podcast and the way fans' questions will help drive what the podcast is all about. Victoria discusses her emotional trip to help Humane Society International close a South Korean dog meat farm and rehome the farm's animals while helping the farmers relaunch a plant-based business instead.

Positively Dog Training Episode 804

Victoria discusses misconceptions about what positive training is (and isn't) in the great debate about dog training methods. Also Dog Behaviour Conference, VSA, courses and Kindness is Powerful

Relationship Goals: Precision or Good Parenting?

Obedience. Such a loaded word. It makes me cringe when it is used outside of the dog competition world. And quite honestly, I would love to see that word changed in that world as well, to something with a kinder connotation. It’s been the status quo word reserved for dog training for so long that Read More

Optimism

Developing optimism involves many positive experiences, but also fair challenges (so the dog can practice successfully stretching its comfort zone, working through manageable difficulties and recovering from failure to try again).

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Exceptionally Fearful Dog

The world that we live in, especially in the United States, is a scary world for many dogs but none so much as the exceptionally fearful dogs out there. The expectations placed on dogs here can be exhausting to their emotional state. The amount of fear/anxiety that dogs who are worried about people/things/animals in their Read More

Is It Mouthing Or Biting?

The difference between mouthing and biting It is not at all uncommon for puppies to use their mouths in nearly everything they do. This behavior is called 'mouthing' and is a completely normal part of development. Though this is very similar to biting, the intention is different. Distinguishing between the two is very important.  Why Read More

Possession Prevention in Puppies

Possession behaviors, also known as “resource guarding”, is a natural survival behavior that all animals display, including humans. These behaviors can be normal and mild, but they can escalate and become quite dangerous if not addressed appropriately.

Dogs Want Us To Know: The Reality of Choosing to Live With Dogs

We as humans have made such progress with how we view dogs, but it seems with so many steps forward, we take a few more steps back At one time, dogs were given far more freedom than they have now, many having at least the daytime run of their neighborhoods. But that freedom also came Read More

It’s Me or the Dog Free on YouTube!

We're very excited to share the news that full episodes of It's Me or the Dog are now available on YouTube via the @ItsMeOrTheDog channel. It's been quite a while since we broke ground on that series back in the early 2000's, and I never would've guessed that we'd end up shooting over 100 episodes and have the show airing in over 200 countries.

Positively Dog Training Episode 803

Aly and Victoria discuss how you can make your dog feel more comfortable during the holidays. Whether your dog is shy of people or a social butterfly, discover great ways to prevent overwhelm and set your dog up for success. How can you teach visiting children to understand what your dog needs and to respect your dog’s space? Can you feed your dog table scraps?