Posted on: December 31, 2018 - No Comments
We resolve to remember, if only for a moment, to observe and appreciate the joy our dogs bring us simply by being alive.
Posted on: December 25, 2018 - No Comments
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?
Posted on: December 18, 2018 - No Comments
In this podcast, Victoria and Aly share great ideas on how to provide enrichment for your dog when it’s cold outside. Aly shares some great canine fitness ideas, how to play hide and seek with your dog and making meal times more enriching.
Posted on: December 6, 2018 - No Comments
Victoria is joined by Victoria Stilwell Academy's Curriculum Manager, Aly Lecznar, to talk about VSA's newly-launched Online Dog Trainer Course and the introductory Fundamentals of Dog Training & Behavior Course, including what makes VSA such a groundbreaking new learning opportunity both for dog owners and aspiring professional dog trainers.
Posted on: November 29, 2018 - No Comments
It's time we start talking seriously about puppy mills.
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Love truly is ageless. While this is the last day of Adopt A Senior month, we would say that every day is a great day to bring love and companionship into your life.
Posted on: October 31, 2018 - No Comments
Following years of development, renowned dog behavior expert Victoria Stilwell and her Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training & Behavior educational arm announce the launch of the Online Dog Trainer Course – a game-changing new online-only course designed to teach those aspiring to become professional dog trainers.
Posted on: September 28, 2018 - No Comments
Posted on: July 3, 2018 - No Comments
Registration is now open for the sixth annual UK Dog Behaviour Conference which will be held in Sheffield, England on May 18-19, 2019.
Posted on: May 18, 2018 - No Comments
What can you do now to ensure finding your pet should they go missing?
Posted on: April 24, 2018 - No Comments
By partnering with over 100 animal shelters throughout the United States, the Adoption Show promotes pet adoption and showcases adoptable dogs in various locations around the country.
Posted on: April 11, 2018 - No Comments
Here’s everything you want to know but didn’t want to ask about the dog penis.
Posted on: April 9, 2018 - No Comments
The future of dog videos online has arrived! Positively TV – Victoria Stilwell’s exciting new premium subscription video-on-demand service – has officially launched and is available worldwide. Positively TV is a new subscriber-based platform which contains the entire library of Victoria’s Positively video content plus exclusive new videos that will be released only to subscribers Read More
Posted on: January 1, 2018 - No Comments
Victoria and Holly ring in the new year with a special guest in studio and discussing several of the new projects and developments coming in 2018 in the Positively ecosystem.
Posted on: December 26, 2017 - No Comments
Special Boxing Day episode finds Victoria explaining what’s special about December 26th to Holly as well as a discussion about avalanche dogs and a new batch of Ask Victoria training questions.
Posted on: December 22, 2017 - No Comments
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.
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Victoria shares the gifts she’s celebrating this holiday season, including the success of the #LucysLaw campaign, California’s ban on pet store sales, and Australia’s first state to ban puppy mills. Also: dogs unhappy going into kennels, over-bonded pets, and how to create safe boundaries without fences.
Posted on: December 19, 2017 - No Comments
K9 officer Shawn Humphreys talks with Victoria and Holly about the world of police dog training, its challenges, and the changes he’s noticing with his move towards more positive training. Also, new VSA course dates, how to find a licensed trainer as well as leash-walking and separation anxiety issues.
Posted on: December 12, 2017 - No Comments
Our story is slightly different than others as I began positive training with my puppy from day one. Surf was 11 weeks old when we got him and my intention was to train him over time to be my service dog.
Posted on: December 8, 2017 - No Comments
The widespread outbreak of campylobacter infections due to poor practices on the part of Petland pet stores. A chat with Finding Shelter’s Grace Kelly Herbert in her fight against Amish puppy mills, the state of anti-puppy mill legislation, and how people can get involved locally to fight the puppy mill trade.
Posted on: December 1, 2017 - No Comments
This episode brought to you by Zukes. Victoria and Holly talk about overweight pets, including Victoria’s ‘Fat Dogs’ specials on It’s Me or the Dog, as well as the struggle to keep weight off of pets. On the Positively Hotline, Victoria and Holly welcome the star of the recent Animal Planet show, ‘My Big Fat Read More
Posted on: November 3, 2017 - No Comments
Why dogs and Halloween don’t mix, November’s pet awareness holidays, how to detect signs your dog is in pain. Also, consistency when paper training pups, mouthing puppies, constant barking, issues that come with adopting street dogs.
Posted on: October 20, 2017 - No Comments
What’s the real reason so many people won’t adopt rescue dogs, and what happens when fosters or adoptions don’t go well? Also, a discussion about ‘foster failures’, bullied dogs, dogs that don’t like kids, dogs that lean on guests, and dogs that won’t potty outside.
Posted on: October 16, 2017 - No Comments
How to be prepared for natural disasters with your pet, what happens to dogs rescued from dogfighting rings, how to help your dog want to go out for walks, how to get your dog back inside after potty breaks, stopping barking in shelter dogs, and whether to adopt littermates into a single household.
Posted on: October 6, 2017 - No Comments
Victoria and Holly reconnect after a few months away and discuss how to recognize signs of pain in your older dog, keys to curbing rambunctious dog play, managing noisy nighttime behavior, overcoming anxiousness when guests visit your dog, and how to get dogs used to water.
Posted on: August 31, 2017 - No Comments
Thank you for enabling me to have the dog of my dreams, and helping me form a strong bond with my boy (he is my baby, but he's definitely my dog not humanised!) It was hard work, but worth it.