Tag Archives: BSL

Victoria on CBS Atlanta discussing Beyond the Myth film

Posted on: October 7, 2011 - 5 Comments

Victoria was joined by Amy Ciontos and her pit bull Lennox to discuss this weekend's Atlanta premiere of Beyond the Myth - a powerful film about the dangers of breed-specific legislation.

Update on Lennox

Posted on: October 6, 2011 - 45 Comments

Like the tens of thousands of people around the world who have followed the story of Lennox, I was devastated by the recent ruling condemning him to death in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Lennox was a well-behaved, registered, perfectly assimilated family pet who was taken from his very responsible and devoted family over a year ago Read More

It’s OK for Big Guys to Have Small Dogs

Posted on: May 16, 2011 - 6 Comments

I love this. Check out manly man A.J. Hawk, fearsome linebacker for the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers (sorry, honey) talking big about how big dudes shoudn't be ashamed of having little dogs. Appearing on ESPN's First Take, A.J. was interviewed with his Chihuahua Todd to discuss his pride in owning and loving small dogs, despite the fact that he's one of the most fierce football players in the game today.

Why BSL Doesn’t Work

Posted on: April 6, 2011 - 82 Comments

I am a mother. I am also a dog owner and dog trainer who has committed my life to helping people find the most effective, humane and responsible way to live in harmony with their dogs while also affording them the respect they deserve. Over thousands of years, these beautiful creatures have gradually been domesticated Read More

Save Lennox

Posted on: March 31, 2011 - 166 Comments

On the 19th May 2010, Lennox, a five year old American Bull dog Labrador cross was wrongfully seized by Belfast City Council Dog Wardens from his loving family home where he lives with his owners and his kennel mates. Lennox committed no crime nor did any member of the public complain about him. Lennox’s family Read More

Positively Dog Training Episode 105

Posted on: August 30, 2010 - No Comments

In this very special episode, Victoria and Holly are joined briefly by Victoria's daughter, Alex, who talks about her summer activities and future career plans. Other topics discussed include: They also discuss the Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training program as Victoria prepares for another trainer evaluation day. Victoria' attendance at the upcoming AVMA conference. Victoria Read More

Calaveras Man Killed by Two Pitbulls—A Lesson About Pitbulls or About What Not to Do with Dogs?

Posted on: August 27, 2010 - 12 Comments

Local news reports, “A Mountain Ranch man was mauled to death by two pit bulls late Sunday afternoon.” The dogs belonged to a friend of the victim who was staying on his property. According to one newscast, the dogs were known to be territorial. They barked, growled and lunged at people from within their confined Read More