Victoria Announces Rare 2-Day Seminar in Manchester, UK

Victoria is very excited to announce The Power of Positive Training - a rare, two-day training seminar to be held in Manchester, England on April 6-7, 2013. Attendees to this limited-capacity, intimate event will learn about how to apply Victoria's proven, science-based, force-free training techniques to their relationships with their pets by emphasizing ways to Read More

Victoria Interviewed on Life With Dogs

Victoria was featured recently in an article by renowned concert pianist John Bell Young for the Life With Dogs website. During the in-depth interview, Victoria discusses It's Me or the Dog, positive training, working with families vs individuals, canine body language, the dangers of 'quick fixes' and 'pack leader' mentality, bereavement and adoption issues.

Victoria Stilwell’s Top Ten Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is an awesome holiday, but most of our pets don’t necessarily enjoy fright night quite as much as we do, and there can be extra dangers lurking for them that we should help them avoid. Here are my top ten tips for keeping your pets happy and healthy on Halloween.

American Dog With Victoria Stilwell – Canine Assistants

Canine Assistants trains and provides service dogs to people with medical conditions and disabilities. The results are nothing short of amazing. Recipients experience a freedom that would be otherwise impossible. The dogs change peoples lives. And all of it free of charge. Founded in 1991 by Jennifer Arnold, Canine Assistants now places 75 to 100 dogs annually.

Victoria on Fox & Friends

Victoria appeared in a Fox & Friends segment on July 19, 2012 to discuss tips for walking dogs and getting cats into carriers to visit the vet.

Victoria Stilwell in Italia (Radio Bau)

Victoria Stilwell in Italia per un seminario di due giorni presso Greendogs, e' passata a Radiobau per incontrare i suoi fans e rilasciare una intervista. Victoria e' apprezzata e famosa in tutto il mondo per il suo metodo basato sul Rinforzo Positivo, ed e' assolutamente contro ogni forma di coercizione e/o forzatura che riguardi l'educazione Read More

Victoria Rebukes BCC Representative on the Radio

Victoria joined host Wendy Austin on BBC Radio Ulster and sparred with Pat McCarthy, the head of Belfast City Council's (BCC) Environmental Health Committee, just hours after the BCC destroyed Lennox, an American Bulldog/Labrador mix with no history of aggression or behavior issues. The dog was confiscated 2 years ago due not to his aggressive nature, Read More

Victoria Discusses Lennox on HLN

Victoria was a guest on HLN's Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell on July 10, 2012, where she discussed Lennox and BSL. Then she joined Jane again the next day, after Lennox was put to sleep by the Belfast City Council: Text link to story.

Victoria Interviewed on NJ.com

Victoria joined hosts Karen Fazio and Renee Premaza on NJ.com for an interview about positive training on TV, the new season of It's Me or the Dog and more.

Victoria Debuts American Dog – A New Web Series

Victoria's latest collaboration with eHow Pets, a new web series called American Dog, has launched on the her new YouTube channel. This dynamic new series follows Victoria as she travels the country finding the most fascinating stories about dogs and the dog world. From her exploration in the first episode of the Gwinnett County Jail Read More

Victoria on Mondays With Marlo

Victoria was a guest on Marlo Thomas' popular Mondays With Marlo show on May 21, 2012, where she joined Marlo in answering fans' questions including why dogs misbehave, whether it's ok for pets to sleep with their owners, when is the right time to neuter a dog, what to do when dogs don't respond to Read More

Victoria’s going to Italy…

http://youtu.be/kZkKCR-rwS0 Tickets are now on sale for Victoria's Italian seminars in Rome (June 23-24) and Lecco (June 30-July 1). (Victoria Stilwell  di Basta!Io o il cane Biglietti già in vendita in Italia.) Rome tickets and info. Lecco tickets and info.

Victoria to Answer Fan Questions with Marlo Thomas

Victoria will be a guest on Marlo Thomas' weekly web show, Mondays With Marlo, which airs on the Huffington Post and AOL.com. On the show, Victoria will chat with Marlo about why it's preferred to build relationships with your dog based on mutual trust, respect and love as opposed to pain, fear and intimidation.  She Read More

Victoria Discusses Dog Bite Prevention on Headline News

Victoria was a guest on Headline News, where she discussed the recent fatal dog attack on a one-year old boy from Las Vegas. During the segment, which originally aired on May 1, 2012, Victoria describes commonly misunderstood dog body language warning signals as well as how to keep children safe around dogs.

Victoria Announces 2012 European Tour Dates

Victoria Stilwell will again be taking her message of positive relationship-building with dogs on the road - this time to Europe.  During June and July of 2012, Victoria will make several appearances, ranging from live tour events to full-day dog training seminars. "I'm thrilled to be able to visit Europe and continue the public discussion Read More

Ask Victoria – Jessica (Somerset)

I am currently studying an Extended Diploma in Animal Management and I’m leading an investigation into whether the saying  ’You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ is true or false. I want to look into this as I feel that there are so many older dogs in Rescue Centres because people either don’t believe Read More

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 to Lead New eHow Pets YouTube Channel

Victoria Stilwell has been tapped to lead the content development and creation of eHow Pets - a brand-new YouTube channel to be launched on April 1, 2012. In an exclusive partnership with premier online digital media company Demand Media, Stilwell will be featured in the majority of the new channel's web video series, providing viewers with a wide-ranging array of training videos, pet-related featurettes, how-to segments, and fascinating reports from the world of dogs, cats and more.

Victoria on 20/20

Expert dog trainer Victoria Stilwell will be featured on a special pet-related episode of ABC's 20/20 program on Friday, March 2nd at 10pm ET, where she will demonstrates how to use positive reinforcement training techniques to help a dog and his owner overcome issues with separation anxiety.

Ask Victoria – Sam (Colorado)

I just adopted a puppy from the shelter last week, and we just started training. He is doing well on the potty training, he rarely pees in the house, but he is having problems with my cat.  My cat keep hissing and he keeps barking.  My other question is with the lead training.  He pulls Read More

Ask Victoria – JK (Florissant, MS)

We have a Pitbull female, 3years old.  We had to put our Shi Tzu down because of age and sickness. The problem now is the pitbull won’t go out to relieve herself and now goes in the house. How can we break this habit?  She doesn’t get much exercise.  She has not been the same Read More

Victoria Launches Search for Britain’s Naughtiest Dog on ITV

Victoria has teamed up with UK network ITV to identify and rehabilitate Britain's naughtiest dogs. In a new campaign to be featured on ITV's Daybreak programme, Victoria will scour the UK looking for the dogs and owners most in need of her help.  Victoria made a live satellite appearance during Daybreak on January 26th where Read More

Victoria discusses Homeless Pet Clubs on Atlanta radio

Victoria was joined by Homeless Pet Club founder and area vet Dr. Michael Good on January 20th, 2012 as they discussed her partnership with HPC and the Homeless Pets Foundation on popular Atlanta radio station KICKS 101.5.  During multiple segments, Victoria, Dr. Good and hosts Cadillac and Dallas covered her background as a trainer, Homeless Read More

Ask Victoria – Josephine (Alicante, Spain)

I’ve got a three year old husky who was abandoned as a puppy and found by the police, so we adopted her. While walking her when she was four months old, an Alsatian bit her, and since then she’s extremely aggressive towards dogs (but loving to humans).  I’ve tried training – though did not agree Read More

Victoria Talks With Steve Dale

Victoria Stilwell:  Hey Steve! We last met up at American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards in L.A. – What have you been up to since then? Steve Dale:  I emceed an American Humane Association animal assisted therapy dinner, celebrating the work of many dogs and their volunteer handlers in Denver. I’ve contributed to a couple Read More

Victoria Describes Pet Peeves in USA Weekend

Victoria joined other noted dog trainers and behaviorists in a recent issue of USA Weekend to describe her chief 'pet' peeve. "We must stop dominance-based and punitive training methods. There’s no science there, and dogs don’t learn anything except to fear us. Positive training techniques work; not to mention they are more humane, enhancing the Read More

Victoria Supports RSPCA’s Born to Suffer Campaign

Victoria is proud to support the RSPCA's 'Born to Suffer' campaign, which raises awareness of the issues surrounding some of the current breeding standards of several popular breeds.  Find out more about the campaign, including how you help by signing the petition, by visiting the RSPCA's official campaign site. "I have nothing against dog showing Read More