The Pet Professional Guild and Victoria Stilwell Partner to Promote Joint Goals of Promoting Force-Free Positive Dog Training Methods

Apr 9, 2015 | Current Events, News Releases

March 2015. Tampa, FL The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) is delighted to announce that Victoria Stilwell is Joining the Pet Professional Guild Special Council in support of PPG and its Guiding Principles.

The Pet Professional Guild Special Council is a collection of leading industry experts who not only endorse and support PPG but also have respected knowledge to contribute to the education and engagement of force-free pet care and training methods.

“This collaboration with Victoria is a really good fit for PPG,” said Niki Tudge, PPG’s founder and president. “Having the endorsement of one so highly respected in our industry is fabulous for PPG and we are keen to ensure that this partnership yields lots of success for both organizations as we move forward together to educate and engage our respective audiences.”

“I’m honored to join PPG’s Special Council and fully support their mission to educate pet professionals and pet owners about the value and effectiveness of science-based, force free training methods,”  added Stilwell.


About Victoria Stilwell 

Victoria Stilwell is a dog trainer and behavior expert best known as the host of the international hit TV series It’s Me or the Dog through which she promotes the power, effectiveness and safety of force-free, positive dog training. A best-selling author of three books, Train Your Dog Positively, Fat Dog Slim and It’s Me or the Dog: How to Have the Perfect Pet, Stilwell is Editor-in-Chief of, President of the Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training & Behavior, and the CEO of Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training (VSPDT) – the premier network of world-class positive reinforcement dog trainers.
The recipient of multiple awards and a regular contributor to print, radio, digital and TV media as a dog behavior expert, Stilwell is committed to helping the cause of animal rescue and rehabilitation and is heavily involved with organizations around the world to increase awareness of puppy mills, dogfighting, animal abuse, pet overpopulation, dog bite prevention and other animal-related causes. Stilwell is a National Ambassador for the American Humane Association and serves on the Advisory Boards of RedRover, DogTV, Dognition, The Grey Muzzle Organization and Canine Assistants.

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