Join Victoria and her co-host (and It's Me or the Dog alum) Holly Firfer as they discuss everything from the hottest dog-related topics of the day to the inside scoop from the set of It's Me or the Dog and everything in between.
A fun, informative and lighthearted look into Victoria's life and work, the Positively Podcast series also offers listeners the opportunity to have Victoria answer their questions on the air during the 'Ask Victoria' segment and listen in to fun and fascinating conversations with special guests on the Positively Hotline.
The current season of the Positively Podcast is sponsored by Adaptil.
This season's 'Ask Victoria' segment is sponsored by Zuke's.
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|Victoria and Holly chat with Marc Abraham (Marc the Vet) about the latest campaigns to shut down puppy mills in both the US and the UK.|
|It's the annual Holiday Episode of the Positively Podcast! Enjoy some great training tips and feel-good holiday pet stories with Holly and Victoria.|
|Holly & Victoria are stuffed after Thanksgiving! Find out how Holly ended up with a deer eating her dinner, plus Victoria's thoughts on prong collars.|
|A special episode on "petrepreneurs" and how to launch a successful career working with dogs, featuring Nichole Smith of Working with Dog.|
|Get an inside scoop on Victoria's latest TV project and hear Holly and Victoria's thoughts on dog cafes.|
|Victoria and Holly chat about the Thanksgiving holiday and what they're thankful for. They also talk about why more deer/car collisions happen in November than in any other month.|
|Victoria and Holly start Season 6 off with a bang! They catch up on the year's travels and are back in action with brand new Ask Victoria and Animal Academy questions.|
|Victoria opens up about her police dog bite incident and chats with Holly about her upcoming UK Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference.|
|Victoria and Holly close Season 5 with a discussion on a disturbing video of Rottweiler growling at a child that is persistently trying to hug him, and they chat with award-winning working dog sculptor Austin Weishel.|
|Victoria and Holly chat about what they would do for animals if they won the lottery, Holly's annual "Regiftmas" party, and Victoria's upcoming trip to Villalobos Rescue Center.|
|Victoria and Holly get together on Christmas Eve for a special holiday edition of the Positively Podcast. They chat about a 100-year-old animal rescue volunteer, their holiday pet peeves, and the cringe-worthy Miss USA pageant night.|
|Victoria and Holly talk about the viral story of a military working dog and his handler that were injured during a building search and chat with founder of Mission K-9 Rescue, an organization helping similar dogs and handlers.|
|Victoria's mother stops by to discuss the history of Georgia, and the group discusses the Broadway musical Hamilton while being quizzed by Alex and a friend. Ask Victoria questions include a GSD who gets aggressive when owners leave the room, a Weimeraner mourning the passing of one of her owners, and a Pom who pees on the boyfriend.|
|Victoria and Holly recap this year's Reindog Parade and talk about dog costumes, the various Positively holiday contests, and the woman who taped her dog's mouth shut. They call W-Underdogs' founder, Gracie Hamlin to discuss the amazing work she does with Atlanta's underserved dogs and children.|
|In this special Thanksgiving edition of the podcast, Victoria and Holly welcome back Dr. Paula Bloom, who peppers Victoria with questions about her new puppy, Suki. Victoria catches up with the Positively mailbag in Ask Victoria, and Alex makes a guest appearance to stump the grownups with some tough questions in the (not so) Animal Academy.|
|Dr. Paula Bloom joins Victoria and Holly in studio to talk through the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks and their effect on how we deal with it. Also discussed: Diesel, the French police dog who died while apprehending one of the terrorists, Holly’s recent interview with Dr. Ruth, and Paula’s troubling experience with Vegemite.|
|Victoria and Holly talk about their experiences in Greece, where there is a massive stray dog problem. They interview Victoria Stilwell Dog Training Academy Director Tia Guest, and Victoria answers some tough Ask Victoria questions.|
|Victoria and Holly start Season 5 of the Positively Podcast off with a bang, including some great Ask Victoria questions and an interview with 'Of Dogs and Men' filmmaker Patrick Reasonover.|
|Victoria and Holly chat about a controversial new documentary that Victoria participated in with the police K-9 unit she has been filming with. They also chat with pet radio host Steve Dale about the unique behavioral and medical issues that senior cats may face.|
|Victoria and Holly talk about international dog welfare controversies, and get Canine Assistants founder Jennifer Arnold on the Positively Hotline to discuss her new concept for training both service dogs and companion dogs.|
|As Victoria wraps up her #poopandtell campaign, she and Holly read some of their favorite submissions. Radio host and pet journalist Steve Dale calls in to the Positively Hotline to chat about cat socialization and stress-free veterinary care for cats.|
|This podcast is all about Dog Bite Prevention Week! Victoria and Holly chat with State Farm's Heather Paul to discuss why being a responsible pet parent is much more important than a dog's breed.|
|Victoria and Holly celebrate 10 years of It’s Me or the Dog by recapping some of their favorite moments from the show. Just in time for warmer weather, they also discuss the dangers of keeping a dog in a hot car. And you won’t want to miss this episode’s guest caller – Ceva’s veterinary behaviorist, Valarie Tynes.|
|In this episode, Victoria and Holly talk about Holly’s interesting experience sitting next to a military working dog on her flight. State Farm Arson Dog Program Coordinator Heather Paul joins the show to chat about Victoria’s ‘Arson Dogs’ series and upcoming Arson Awareness Week. And Victoria answers some tricky ‘Ask Victoria’ questions.|
|Victoria and Holly (joined by guest host Alex Andes) talk about Victoria’s new #poopandtell campaign, and Holly’s dog experiences in San Diego. This week’s Ask Victoria questions get her all fired up, and Alex stumps both Holly and Victoria with Animal Academy.|
|Victoria and Holly talk about their dogs’ recent health issues, including Jasmine’s dental and Kashmir’s major surgery. Victoria catches up on Ask Victoria questions, and dog trainer Nando Brown pops in for a chat about the upcoming Dog Bite Prevention Conference and their time at Crufts.|
|In this episode of the Positively Podcast, Victoria and Holly catch up on what they’ve been up to including Victoria’s new web series Holly’s travels for CNN. Also discussed: dog shows, controversies at Crufts, and stress-relieving training tool Adaptil.|
|Holly stumps Victoria with an Animal Academy after Victoria recaps her skiing trip. Dr. Duffy Jones discusses allergies in pets, including Victoria's Chocolate Lab, Sadie, who suffers from extreme itching and licking on her foot during allergy season.|
|Holly introduces Victoria to After the Rapture, Victoria talks ski vacations, & Dr. Marty Becker (America's Vet) calls in to discuss his new fear free vet visit program.|
|Global Pet Expo, the Oscars, Dr. Marty Becker's fear-free vet visit protocol, Victoria's Swedish dog training seminar, the Miami Dog Bite Prevention conference on April 26th, and Victoria's recent inclusion on the board of directors for Canine Assistants.|
|The stay cue, Banana Joe the Affenpinscher, Dognition exclusive discount, cold weather tips, indoor scent marking, eating before your dogs, bad bedtime behavior and Jane's Addiction.|
|Valentine's Day gifts, the beauty of Ireland, Westminster Dog Show, dog photo contest winner, the launch of Dognition, the importance of recall, a new Animal Academy quiz and more.|
|Victoria's trip to Ireland for an upcoming project, how Holly lost her verbal filter, the Miami Dog Bite Conference & a chat with VSPDT trainer Amy Weeks.|
|The dangers of tethering, the Miami Dog Bite Prevention Conference, a chat with Family Paws Parent Education founder Jennifer Shryock about dog/child safety, Ask Victoria questions and a new contest to win a signed copy of Victoria's new book.|
|Holly's CNN shoot in Jerome, AZ, Victoria's resolution to for eat more healthily, how to feed your dogs a better diet, animal cruelty, MN-based VSPDT trainer Amy Sandmann talks about her therapy dog work with Pet Partners & more.|
|Recaps of new year's eve, re-giftmas, an interview with expert trainer Pia Silvani, the concept of 'dog psychology' in training, housebreaking Great Dane puppies, grieving dogs and more.|
|A holiday-themed podcast (warning - not a ton of dog talk here).|
|Dr. Paula Bloom joins the podcast to discuss dangerous foods for dogs, holiday cards, holiday puppies and more, plus new Ask Victoria questions.|
|Victoria talks to BAT creator Grisha Stewart, Reindog parade recap, shock collars, Noah's Ark animal sanctuary, Peter Emily's veterinary dentistry and Ask Victoria questions about redirection, growling and more.|
|Dogs Today editor Beverley Cuddy calls the Positively hotline to discuss everything from how the book 50 Shades of Grey relates to dog training to the battle between dominance positive training. Also, new Ask Victoria questions.|
|Thanksgiving recaps, cat quiz, an interview with VSPDT trainer Sam Wike, and Ask Victoria questions about bullying Pomeranians, a hat-stealing Collie, drugs for foster Terriers and unhousetrained Beagles.|
|A Thanksgiving-themed episode where Victoria and Holly are joined by their husbands (and Alex) and they all discuss what they're most thankful for. Holly quizzes the whole group with a new Animal Academy segment and Victoria's daughter Alex showcases her memorization skills by singing the 'Fifty Nifty United States' song.|
|Recaps of 40th birthday plans, the Denver Dog Bite Conference and VSPDT member retreat, interview with dog trainer Sue Sternberg, and Ask Victoria questions about digging dogs, aggressive farm dogs, rough play and more.|
|Recaps of the Hero Dog Awards and preview of the Denver Dog Bite Conference, child/dog safety tips, the opposition to BSL in Savannah, Holly's pizzas for charity and Ask Victoria questions.|
|Victoria & Holly catch up on overdue Ask Victoria questions, talk about how to help military working dogs in Afghanistan, and Victoria's canine forensic investigation work with Jim Crosby.|
|After restoring order following their husbands' hijacking of the podcast to discuss their fantasy football teams, Victoria & Holly are joined by the founder of Detroit Dog Rescue and the producer of her new Ehow Pets YouTube channel.|
|Victoria & Holly talk to the director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center & the handler of a 9/11 working dog. Also discussed: the eleventh anniversary of 9/11, resource guarding, nipping, play drive in dogs and coexisting cats.|
|TV vet Marc Abraham joins the podcast to discuss his Where's Mum and upcoming Pup Aid benefits, and Holly has a new batch of Ask Victoria fan questions.|
|Victoria & Holly's new podcast season includes a recap of the past several months, a chat to Canine Assistants founder Jennifer Arnold, and a report on the Lennox case.|
|Victoria finally sings in this holiday episode and is joined in studio by her mother, from whom Holly tries to uncover dirt from Victoria's past.|
|Victoria & Holly recap the Reindog Parade, Holly's work on CNN and Homeless Pets Clubs. Pedigree Dogs Exposed filmmaker Jemima Harrison calls in to discuss breed standards issues.|
|Victoria recaps her recent trip to the UK. Holly talks about her work this week on CNN. Victoria's & Holly's husbands join them in studio to defend their dog-owning habits and shed light on the co-hosts' life beyond the cameras.|
|Why do some people choose domination with their dogs and/or kids? Victoria, Holly, and Dr. Paula Bloom discuss this, interesting dog trivia and more.|
|Victoria & Holly discuss Thanksgiving traditions and safety tips in this holiday edition. They're also joined by VSPDT trainer Daphne Robert-Hamilton for Ask Victoria, and Holly tries to stump Victoria in Animal Academy.|
|Discussion of new study regarding the way kids are disciplined & how it relates to dog training. Also: author Bob Vetere on how +R training applies to business, why Holly & Victoria don't shop with their husbands, dogs in show biz & more.|
|Victoria and Holly discuss pets as therapy for their owners with Dr. Paula Bloom. Also, adding cats to dog families, fear of fire, dogs that chase trucks & more.|
|Dr. Duffy Jones calls Victoria & Holly on the Positively Hotline to discuss canine halitosis & how to brush your dog's teeth. Also: dogs chasing livestock, potty training, why older teenagers shouldn't trick or treat & more.|
|Victoria and Holly are joined in studio by Dr. Paula Bloom as they discuss how to change perceptions of pit bulls, dogs digging in backyards, when doggie daycare is the right fit and more.|
|Victoria and Holly are joined by Through A Dog's Ear's Lisa Spector, who worked with Victoria and psychoacoustician Joshua Leeds to create the new Canine Noise Phobia Series.|
|Victoria and Holly discuss what they've been up to in this first episode of the new season. Includes: 8th season of IMOTD, dog knee surgery, Hero Dog Awards, BSL and more.|
|In this special 'Ask Victoria' episode, Victoria devotes the entire episode to answering listeners' questions.|
|Victoria and Holly discuss pet bereavement and grief, including anti-anxiety treatements for pets, raw BARF diets, how animals learn, Michael Vick and merengue dancing dogs.|
|Victoria trains a piglet and chickens, discusses VSPDT and her influences as a dog trainer, answers fans' questions & talks about good friend and songwriter Elio Pace.|
|Victoria discusses her history as a dog walker, appearances on Regis & Kellly and the Today Show, Cats and Dogs, the AVMA Conference, AVSAB, American Humane, behaviorists vs trainers, and the Lion King on Broadway.|
|Victoria is joined in studio by her daughter, who discusses her career plans. Also discussed: pit bulls, BSL, the AVMA conference, and how she met her husband (who also joins her in studio) in London's West End.|
|Victoria and Holly talk about anthropomorphizing dogs via painting contests, Victoria's early NYC episodes, dog senses, Holly's new coffeeshop, and Holly's career history.|
|Victoria discusses her recent travels, the new season of It's Me or the Dog in NYC, a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into each episode of the show, and more.|
|In this episode, Victoria and Holly discuss her recent vacation, animal cruelty laws, the special PAWS Atlanta episode of It's Me or the Dog, and much more.|
|In this inaugural edition of Victoria Stilwell's Positively Podcast, Victoria and her cohost Holly Firfer describe what the podcast series is all about.|
Season 6 ends with a bang as Holly and Victoria reveal two brand new releases that listeners will be able to enjoy.
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