Tag Archives: dog attacks

Rehabilitating A Reactive Dog: Topher’s Story

Posted on: August 12, 2015 - 23 Comments

This is Topher's story. I tell it now, even two years after it happened, to stress that while training takes time and patience, it’s worth it to help your dog have a better life.

Victoria on Dog Bite Prevention

Posted on: May 22, 2015 - No Comments

Victoria was featured on HLN, where she talked about preventing dog bites, just in time for Dog Bite Prevention Week. With more than 4 million dog bites occurring just last year, it's critical that this important information becomes common knowledge.

Register for the 2015 UK National Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference

Posted on: November 12, 2014 - No Comments

Renowned TV dog trainer, Victoria Stilwell has enlisted the help of the world’s top canine behaviour experts, lawyers, and educators to create the National Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference – a national event dedicated to finding practical and workable solutions to this universal problem through education and heightened awareness.

New Changes to the Dangerous Dogs Act: Are They Effective?

Posted on: June 11, 2014 - No Comments

New changes made to the UK's Dangerous Dogs Act could have far-reaching consequences for dogs and their owners. The law has previously made owners liable for dogs that are "dangerously out of control" on public property, but now the law will apply to dogs on private property as well. The law was changed in order to Read More

UK’s National Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference

Posted on: May 21, 2014 - No Comments

Registration is now open for the 1st National Dog Bite Prevention and Behaviour Conference. Presented by Victoria Stilwell Positively, this important 2-day event is open to the public and will be held May 31 - June 1, 2014 in Hampshire, UK. The United Kingdom is currently undergoing an epidemic of severe dog bites. Renowned TV Read More

Victoria Helps Kick off Dog Bite Prevention Week 2014

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May 18th-24th is Dog Bite Prevention Week, and Victoria is heading to Washington, D.C. to take part in a press conference at the National Press Club on Thursday, May 15th. She is teaming up with the National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition, which includes State Farm, the U.S. Postal Service, American Humane Association, American Society for Read More

Fatal Dog Bites Share Common Factors

Posted on: December 5, 2013 - 69 Comments

The Journal of the American Veterinary Association has released the most comprehensive study to date regarding fatal dog bites and the common factors that link them. The authors of the study found that there were some significant errors reported by the media in certain stories, so rather than relying on a potentially biased media source, Read More

Victoria Featured in the Wall Street Journal

Posted on: July 10, 2013 - No Comments

ictoria was featured in the “Personal Journal” section of the July 9, 2013 issue of The Wall Street Journal.

In the feature entitled “Burning Question: What Signals a Dog Is About to Attack?” Victoria gave her expert advice on how to read dog behavior and what to do in the case of an attack. Victoria stated, “Most dog attacks are perfect storms of human failure that could have been prevented.”

Victoria Discusses Dealing with Aggressive Dogs on Examiner.com

Posted on: June 27, 2013 - No Comments

Victoria was featured in the “Pets” section of Examiner.com, which went live on June 21, 2013. In the feature entitled, “Victoria Stilwell speaks out about dog attacks and more,” Victoria gave her expert advice on to how to deal with aggressive dogs following a recent fatal dog attack on June 18, 2013.

A Fatal Dog Attack – How Missing Key Signs Led to Tragedy

Posted on: June 20, 2013 - 27 Comments

Who was to blame for the recent fatal attack by a pitbull on a six year old boy in California? The dog, the child or the parent or relatives that were responsible for the child’s care?

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