Posts tagged "Animal Planet"

Victoria Stilwell is Positive about Positive Reinforcement

Victoria Stilwell is Positive about Positive Reinforcement
TV dog trainer Victoria Stilwell is registering an official complaint  “Dogs aren’t allowed to be dogs anymore,” she says. “It’s great they’re living in our homes, but they have less freedom.” Stilwell best known from Animal Planet’s, “It’s Me or the Dog” continues as she explains that all dogs were all bred to do something... Read more »

Positively.com: One Stop Shop for Dog Information

Positively.com: One Stop Shop for Dog Information
The wonderful Victoria Stilwell chats about the importance of positive reinforcement when training dogs. I am very excited about Victoria’s new website – Listen HERE to hear our conversation on Steve Dale’s Pet World about her new place on the web. Her site is one-stop shopping for everything dog – not so much about products... Read more »

Saving Cats: the Black Cat Ball

Saving Cats: the Black Cat Ball
Finding homes for homeless cats, that’s one goal of the Tree House Humane Society. Wendi Taylor Nations, who is on the Tree House Board of Directors, describes why she has an affinity to the organization, and about the upcoming Black Cat Ball.  Listen HERE to cat woman Wendi on Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN... Read more »
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Cats Are Saved at Tree House, Wendi Taylor Nations on the Black Cat Ball

Cats Are Saved at Tree House, Wendi Taylor Nations on the Black Cat Ball
Save homeless cats! You can help all cats, including those not owned (referred to as feral cats or community) by helping Tree House Humane Society, Chicago’s oldest no kill all cat shelter, and attend the big Black Cat Ball, October 17, 6:30 p.m. under the stars at the Adler Planetarium (1300 S. Lake Shore Drive). Wendi... Read more »

Hanging On To Vintage Notions About Dogs

Hanging On To Vintage Notions About Dogs
Q: I’m U.S. Army retired, and I admit to being old school. Sometimes the old ways are best. I know people like you are all about positive reinforcement and treating dogs as children, calling them fur kids and all that. Meanwhile, we have all these problem dogs because we don’t show them who’s boss. Who... Read more »

Orangutan and Dog: Best Pals

Orangutan and Dog: Best Pals
Simply the sweetest story you will ever see. Best friends - Also, ethologically speaking – this makes….that a dog might bond with an great apes as for thousands of years they’ve been genetically altered to do.
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Victoria Stilwell's Advice: 'Train Your Dog Positively'

Victoria Stilwell's Advice: 'Train Your Dog Positively'
“If I, say, put a shock collar on a child, people would look at me with horror,” says Victoria Stilwell, host of Animal Planet’s “It’s Me or the Dog.” “But dogs feel pain just as we do and have the same emotions we do. I think it’s equally as abusive to use shock collars on... Read more »

Puppy Bowl 2013: It's About Capturing Innocence

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The Puppy Bowl is – at this point –  a TV institution….a brilliant stroke of counter programming by Animal Planeet. By why is it really so successful? Well, there’s no lip synching – all the yelping is real. No athlete here is on steroids, though they are all on kibble. The only controversy is – who... Read more »

Multi-Lingual Dogs

Multi-Lingual Dogs
“écorce, écorce”….if you are French you know that translates to “bark, bark.: If a proposed law in Montreal goes into effect, all dogs in the Canadian city will need to understand commands in both English and French. Sounds like some sort of satirical story from the Onion, right. But the politician supporting this law isn’t kidding.... Read more »
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WGN Radio Petcast: Dog Trainer to Help Veterans; Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy

WGN Radio Petcast: Dog Trainer to Help Veterans; Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy
Click HERE to listen to WGN Radio Petcast Dog and Cat Training Special – with Chicago dog trainer Toriano Sanzone and Jackson Galaxy from Animal Planet’s, “Your Cat From Hell.” Toriano Sanzone is celebrating United States veterans, and training dogs for veterans as a public service – all culminating in an event 14 days, 14... Read more »
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