Victoria Featured on Dogster

Victoria was featured in a wide-ranging interview on where she discussed positive training versus dominance and punishment, breed standards, no-kill rescue shelters, her Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training (VSPDT) network of positive trainers, shock collars, her Ehow Pets YouTube channel and much more.

Read the article.

tweet it post it Share It Plus It Print It
  • corey Lynch

    I need puppy training tips an how to get a puppy to stop whining when I leave home....plz help me....thank you

  • Carly


    I was told by a dog trainer that if you're dog can eat while you're out, his problem isn't too bad. (E.g. not an emotional problem like separation anxiety.)

    Our dog whined & barked A LOT when we left the house, sometimes I'd sit in my car on the street below crying because of how noisy he was, and how sad he must be that I left. Nope, he just wanted attention & wanted us to come back! Hopefully your's is the same, so try what we did!

    Our dog trainer suggested we feed him when we leave the house (in this case, I left for work in a morning for 4 hours before coming home) but feed him in a Kong and fill it full of food & pack it in, so he could spend a good hour or so licking it out.

    He didn't even notice we left, and then just settled down with a full tummy. I think it helped the whining & barking very much, he certainly didn't view us going as a 'bad' thing.... He got a great treat from it!

    We filled with nature diet dog food. Our trainer said you could melt a little cheese on top in the microwave (watch it's not too hot) as a treat. We also put carrot in & jam it an an angle. You can also buy special Kong filler spray (but I have no idea what's in it) and kong biscuits designed to jam in and be a task to take out.

  • Pingback: Victoria Featured on Dogster | Dog Training articles()

Positively Dog Training Episode 703

What’s the real reason so many people won’t adopt rescue dogs, and what happens when fosters or adoptions don’t go well?...

Positively Podcast 702

How to be prepared for natural disasters with your pet, what happens to dogs rescued from dogfighting rings, how to help your dog...

Positively Dog Training Episode 701

Victoria and Holly reconnect after a few months away and discuss how to recognize signs of pain in your older dog, keys to curbing...

find a vspdt trainer
Schedule a consultation via skype or phone