Register

Welcome to Animal Forum. The Web's best online community for Pet and Animal Lovers.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1

    victoria stilwell - "It's Me Or The Dog" show

    Hi,

    Anyone seen this show? What do you think?

    I find it such a refreshing change! Just about everything I've seen to date on TV here(Oz) with regard to dog training has been basically how to punish a dog - eg. 'dominance exercises', using a choke chain etc. People have been so soft on owners & hard on the poor dogs.

    The behavioural trainer on this show, Victoria Stilwell is harsh, but on the owners :twisted:, not the dogs for a change! She 'fixes' behavioural problems in the dogs mainly by correcting the owner's behaviour.... this being where the problems generally stem from. She uses positive reinforcement, explains how violence begets violence, for eg. punishing an aggressive dog, explains how to correct Bad behaviour without punishment, how to make CLEAR rules for the dog, etc.

    I do find it almost unbeleivable the level of problems needing to be dealt with tho - one woman for eg. had about 6 dogs that literally ran all over her & her family. She never took them out for a walk, except to the curb each day to buy them each an icecream cone from the van that visited(!!) & her husband & teenage son were told to stay in their room if they didn't like the aggression they were shown or the constant barking etc(!!!)

  2. #2
    I haven't seen her show or heard of her. I'm guessing her show doesn't air here. Do you have a web link with more information about her??
    "Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." --Roger Caras

  3. #3
    I have not seen the show, but have heard lots about it. Kind of like "Nanny",
    only for dogs. If it is teaching the people the error of their ways, I am all for it. Most dogs can be trained to be good citizens and it makes a better life for everyone involved.

  4. #4
    yes champ i've seen the show and enjoy it, no alpha rolling there :D

    isnt it nice to look down on your dogs and think you little angel :) i only wish i could do the same when super nanny comes on :lol: :roll:
    www.irishretrieverrescue.com
    all dalmatian rescue 01255 220 649 (uk)

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. "wholesale" dog breeding facility approved.
    By anima.l in forum Dog Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-03-2012, 01:39 AM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-23-2006, 06:21 PM
  3. Show on Bravo TV "Show Dog Moms and Dads"
    By Sheilamom in forum Animal News
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-05-2005, 04:22 PM
  4. How to get that "Ultra-hip" hairless dog look on o
    By Filban_Mosfet in forum Dog Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-18-2004, 05:51 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Back to Top