Victoria Silwell

Victoria Stilwell is a world-renowned dog trainer best known as the star of the international hit TV series It’s Me or the Dog. Having filmed over 110 episodes since 2005, Stilwell is able to reach audiences in over 80 countries with her philosophy of positive training methods. A best-selling author, Stilwell appears frequently in the media and is widely recognized as a leader in the field of animal behavior.

A passionate advocate for positive reinforcement dog training methods, Stilwell is the Editor-in-Chief of Positively.com, and the CEO of Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training: the world’s premier global network of positive reinforcement dog trainers.

The recipient of multiple awards, Stilwell is committed to helping the cause of animal rescue and rehabilitation and is heavily involved organizations around the world to increase awareness of puppy mills, dogfighting, animal abuse, pet overpopulation, dog bite prevention and other animal-related causes, but she is best known as a champion for force-free positive reinforcement dog training methods. She is a National Ambassador for the American Humane Association and serves on the Advisory Boards of RedRover, DogTV, Dognition and Canine Assistants.

Victoria currently resides in Atlanta with her husband, daughter and two rescue dogs, Sadie and Jasmine.