Tag Archives: barking

Positively Dog Training Episode 704

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.

Positively Dog Training Episode 605

Posted on: December 12, 2016 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly are stuffed after Thanksgiving! You're going to want to hear the story of how Holly ended up with a deer eating her dinner over the holiday.

You Can’t Duct From Social Media!

Posted on: December 17, 2015 - 1 Comment

The best twist that came out of this whole situation was a young man who photographed his Rottweiler being offered a peanut butter stuffed bone, with the caption that “this is what happens when you won’t shut up”. Win/win for both sides of the equation.

Should The Woman Who Duct Taped a Dog’s Mouth Have Been Allowed to Keep Her Dogs?

Posted on: December 5, 2015 - No Comments

Should The Woman Who Duct Taped a Dog's Mouth Have Been Allowed to Keep Her Dogs?

Positively Dog Training Episode 405

Posted on: May 15, 2015 - No Comments

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.

Positively Dog Training Episode 312

Posted on: December 20, 2012 - 1 Comment

Dr. Paula Bloom joins the podcast to discuss dangerous foods for dogs, holiday cards, holiday puppies and more, plus new Ask Victoria questions.

Positively Dog Training Episode 309

Posted on: November 29, 2012 - No Comments

Thanksgiving recaps, cat quiz, VSPDT trainer Sam Wike, and Ask Victoria questions about bullying Pomeranians, a hat-stealing Collie, drugs for foster Terriers and unhousetrained Beagles.

Barking

Posted on: February 3, 2012 - 40 Comments

First of all it is important to find out why your dog is barking. As with all training, you cannot successfully address the issue until you understand why the behavior is happening.

Positively Dog Training Episode 202

Posted on: October 21, 2011 - 6 Comments

In this episode, Victoria and Holly are joined by concert pianist and Through A Dog's Ear co-founder Lisa Spector to discuss the Canine Noise Phobia Series - the groundbreaking new desensitization tool Victoria developed in partnership with Through A Dog's Ear.  Also discussed: update on Kashmir's knee surgery, Victoria's trip to San Diego for the Read More

Ask Victoria – Annaleigh (AL)

Posted on: October 6, 2011 - 3 Comments

Hi Victoria: My yorkie-chihuahua won’t let me look at her teeth. She barks when someone comes to the door. I was sitting on the couch watching TV and she cried at the gate we have up. She also licks her bottom nonstop. She wont let me brush her teeth either. What should I do - Read More

Ask Victoria – Lauren

Posted on: August 4, 2011 - 28 Comments

Hi Victoria! I love your show!  I have two mini Australian shepherds.  My female Alice was rescued from a puppy mill.  She is very territorial when it comes to men.  The second a man comes near her she begins barking non-stop.  I’ve tried my command leave it, ignoring her, giving men treats to entice her, Read More

Ask Victoria – Mary Johnson

Posted on: June 6, 2011 - 5 Comments

Dear Victoria, I have a pit bull that’s a year and 3 months. He’s a good dog, but have only one problem. When he hears the door bell he gets very hyper, and when a guest comes over he jumps them at the door. He jumps on them and is all over them. How can Read More

Barking, Barking, Barking, etc., etc., etc…

Posted on: June 4, 2011 - 23 Comments

Does your dog bark while running in circles, bay at the moon, bark at bugs, or scare your visitors out of their boots? Dogs bark to repel intruders, for attention, during play, as an outlet for energy, or in separation distress. Barking is as natural a vocalization for dogs as speaking is for humans. Basic Read More

Victoria featured on AOL’s You’ve Got… Series

Posted on: May 25, 2011 - 1 Comment

Victoria was featured on AOL's popular "You've Got" series of videos on Wednesday, May 25, 2011.  In the short video segment, Victoria describes why it's so important to have a positive relationship with your dog based on trust and respect rather than fear and intimidation.  She also provides some basic tips for owners whose dogs Read More