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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 43 Itchy and Scratchy

2013-04-18 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 44s

Holly stumps Victoria with an Animal Academy after Victoria recaps her skiing trip. Dr. Duffy Jones of Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital calls the Positively Hotline to discuss allergies in pets, including Victoria's Chocolate Lab, Sadie, who suffers from extreme itching and licking on her foot during allergy season.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 42 Dr. Marty Becker's Fear Free Vet Visits

2013-04-04 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 49s

Dr. Marty Becker calls the Positively Hotline to discuss his Fear Free vet visit protocol, which includes making the pet carrier part of the household fun furniture, the use of pheromones to create positive associations with the carrier, the use of certain green, organic petraceuticals, the use of Through A Dog's Ear music, specialized 'wait management', placement of pet carrier, clipnosis, Thundershirts and much more. Dr. Becker also talks about how he has time for all of his work as an author, web personality, TV personality, and how he ended up as America's Vet on Good Morning America and resident vet expert on Dr. Oz.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 41 Red Carpet Looks and Global Pet Expo

2013-03-25 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 44s

Victoria and Holly dish the dirt on the Oscars' red carpet fashion hits and misses, then give their guesses for who will win the big categories. Victoria describes her high tea with the American Humane Association, and also her visit at the Global Pet Expo, including her talk for the American Pet Products Association's Professional Women's Networking breakfast. Also discussed, the great work being done by Dr. Marty Becker (America's Vet from Good Morning America) to help create fear-free vet visits, the interesting design characteristics of certain dog toy products, Victoria's Swedish dog training seminar, the Miami Dog Bite Prevention conference on April 26th, and Victoria's recent inclusion on the board of directors for Canine Assistants.

The Positively Hotline interview is with Channing Seideman, who has been paired with a Canine Assistants epilepsy seizure response dog.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 40 Banana Joe

2013-03-15 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 48s

Victoria and Holly discuss Banana Joe, the Affenpinscher who won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Victoria's time with the Guardian Angels when she did security for a Jane's Addiction concert, update on Dognition and the exclusive discount available to Positively Podcast listeners, cold weather tips for animal safety. The cue of the week is the 'Stay' or 'Wait' cue.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 39 Dognition

2013-03-02 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 45s

Victoria and Holly discuss appropriate Valentine's Day gifts for long-married couples, Victoria recaps her recent trip to film in Ireland, the Pope's resignation, snowstorm Nemo in the Northeast US, Punxatawney Phil's prognostication, thoughts on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tonik, the human-looking dog. The winner of the big dog photo contest is announced, and the new small dog photo contest is revealed.

Also: Victoria's upcoming appearances from Florida to Sweden and beyond, the exciting launch of Dognition - described as a Myers-Briggs personality test for dogs with ongoing training and lifestyle support. Victoria introduces a new regular segment of the podcast called 'Cue of the Week' and talks about the importance of recall (or the 'come cue'). Holly tries to stump Victoria with a new Animal Academy quiz.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 38 Train Your Dog Positively

2013-02-17 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 36s

Victoria reveals her trip to Ireland to shoot for an upcoming secret project, while Holly describes how she lost her filter and says what's on her mind. Also, details about the upcoming VSPDT Miami Dog Bite Prevention Conference on April 26th and Victoria's new book, Train Your Dog Positively.

Tampa-based VSPDT trainer Amy Weeks of Amy's Canine Kindergarten calls the Positively hotline to discuss reasons behind the spike in severe aggression behavior issues, and to help answer this week's Ask Victoria questions.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 37 Dogs and Storks

2013-02-08 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 48s

Victoria and Holly preview the Superbowl, then discuss the recent story from Houston where a child climbed over a fence and was killed by a dog that was chained up. Also: Victoria's upcoming Miami Dog Bite Prevention conference on April 26. Victoria and Holly talk to Family Paws Parent Education founder Jennifer Shryock on the Positively hotline about the Houston story, the National Canine Research Council, what makes tethered/chained dogs dangerous, the Dogs & Storks and Dog & Baby Connection programs, the Liam Perk Foundation, Doggone Safe, and how dogs give us clues about how they're feeling.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 36 Eating Healthy and a Spirited Discussion!

2013-02-01 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 54s

Holly describes her CNN shoot in Jerome, Arizona, discussion of ghosts and spirits, Victoria's newfound dedication to eat more healthily, and how to feed your dogs a better diet.

On the Positively Hotline, Minneapolis-based VSPDT trainer Amy Sandmann talks about her work with Pet Partners (previously called the Delta Society) as she and her giant therapy mastiff, Howie, make the rounds at Twin Cities children's hospitals.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 35 - Military Hero Service Dogs

2013-02-01 :: Victoria Stilwell and Holly Firfer
Length: 42s

Recaps of New Year's Eve festivities, Holly's Re-Giftmas party, national bill requiring service dogs to be returned from overseas battlefields, not thought of as equipment, and allowed to return as military heroes. Victoria's interview with expert trainer Pia Silvani.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 34 A Positively Great End of the Year

2013-01-09 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 40s

A Holiday-themed podcast for your end-of-year listening pleasure! (Warning: not a lot of dog talk here.)

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 33 Why Do They Do That?

2013-01-03 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

Dr. Paula Bloom joins the podcast as Holly & Victoria discuss the Morrison's Christmas advert featuring a dog being fed raisin-filled Christmas pudding, the tradition of holiday card letters and family photos, Paula's new book, 'Why Does He Do That? Why Does She Do That?', the psychology behind the 'Christmas Puppy or Kitten' syndrome, and Dr. Bloom's take on why this time of year especially makes people feel the need to be the best.

Ask Victoria questions include a one-eye-blind Lab who has started barking at people and other dogs, a supposedly untrainable beagle mix whose sense of smell overtakes his willingness to listen to his owners, and more.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 32 The Reindog Parade

2012-12-26 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 50s

Recap of Reindog Parade in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Christmastime weather in Chicago, Victoria's daughter's thoughts about shock collars, Noah's Ark, Peter Emily Veterinary Dental Foundation, and the importance of animal dentistry. Victoria also discusses the Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) method with its creator, Grisha Stewart.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 31 Dogs Today

2012-12-19 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 55s

Beverley Cuddy, Editor and Founder of Dogs Today magazine calls the Positively hotline to discuss what goes into editing Dogs Today magazine, how the battle between dominance and postive training relates to the book '50 Shades of Grey', how she feels about the debate over training methods, the Alan Titchmarch TV interview with Cesar Millan, the state of dog-related programming in the UK and more.

Ask Victoria questions include how to help a Pharaoh Hound who has started showing aggressive behavior since being attacked twice by other dogs in a dog park, a male Australian Shepherd originally trained using aversive methods who now sneaks out of the house at every opportunity, and an 8-year old Beagle rescue suffering from separation anxiety.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 30 The Inner Dog

2012-12-13 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 58s

Recaps of Thanksgiving with Holly and Victoria's family, the upcoming Bail Bond program benefiting the Gwinnett County Jail Dogs program featured on Ehow Pets, and Holly hijacks Victoria's Animal Academy again with a tricky cat quiz for Victoria.

VSPDT trainer Sam Wike of The Inner Dog in Long Branch, NJ calls the Positively hotline to discuss how Hurricane Sandy affected people and their pets after the storm, including the amazing work being done by local and national shelter groups, airlines and other organizations. Also discussed, pet abandonment, Sam's history as a canine police officer and work in the military, the rarity of being a male positive reinforcement trainer, the disadvantages faced by female positive trainers, his crazy upcoming training session with a 220-pound dog.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 29 Thanksgiving Animal Academy

2012-12-03 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 43s

A Thanksgiving-themed episode where Victoria and Holly are joined by their husbands (and Alex) and they all discuss what they're most thankful for. Holly quizzes the whole group with a new Animal Academy segment and Victoria's daughter Alex showcases her memorization skills by singing the 'Fifty Nifty United States' song.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 28 Denver Dog Bite Prevention and Awareness Conference

2012-11-19 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

Victoria describes the 40th birthday celebration she masterminded for her husband including a surprise party, 4-hour ziplining and city-wide adult scavenger hunts. A tribute to our war heroes on Veterans Day weekend as well as reviews of Lincoln, Argo and Skyfall and more. Victoria recaps her Denver Dog Bite Prevention and Awareness Conference and the first annual VSPDT member trainer retreat. Also, why Victoria decides to take her message of anti-BSL awareness to municipalities like Denver that currently have breed-specific legislation. Victoria plays her interview with expert trainer Sue Sternberg from last month's Association of Pet Dog Trainers conference..

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 27 Holding Out for a Hero

2012-11-13 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

Victoria recaps the Hero Dog Awards, including the story of Jinx - a police dog who saved lives during a raid, the 2012 winner, Alex meeting Betty White and Kristin Chenoweth, and much more. Holly's trip to a high-powered wedding. Victoria discusses this week's Denver Dog Bite Awareness & Prevention Conference on November 2, 2012. Discussion of how to educate and talk to kids about dog bite prevention and safety, including her trip to Savannah to talk to dog victim Javon Roberson's school about safe dog handling. Also, the turnaround in Savannah about the public stance on BSL to avoid discrimination thanks to Javon's advocate, Cheryl Labon, and her group, Women of Wisdom. Holly describes the pizza she created for Max's Coal Oven Pizza which benefits the Victoria Stilwell Foundation.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 26 Canine Forensic Investigation

2012-10-25 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 53s

Holly describes her work on stories for CNN with Jennifer Arnold and Silver Sneakers, while Victoria discusses her work with Jim Crosby as they investigate recent canine homicides and conduct canine forensic research into why dogs attack. Also: News and information about Victoria's upcoming National Dog Bite Prevention & Awareness Conference in Denver on November 2, Victoria's latest Ehow Pets video about herding dogs, description of Victoria's childhood memories of lambing on a farm in Wales, a call for fans to help RAF military working dogs in Afghanistan and their handlers in order to help raise morale.

Ask Victoria topics include: How to get dogs to stop digging up and eating plants in the garden, helping a previously abused dog too skittish to cope with sudden noises and changes in routine, When is the ideal time to enroll puppies in puppy classes, how to help a young dog who is sharing a household with kids that have multiple medical condition develop impulse control for, and how to get labs to settle down now that there are two new parakeets in the same house.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 25 Detroit Dog Rescue

2012-10-03 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 51s

Van & Shawn hijack the opening of the show to discuss week 2 of the fantasy football season before Holly & Victoria restore order. They are then joined in studio by one of the producers and camera operators for Victoria's new Ehow Pets YouTube channel, as they discuss what it's like to shoot with Victoria and some of the new episodes they have coming up. The Positively Hotline guest is Hush, the founder and soul behind Detroit Dog Rescue. They discuss the history of Detroit Dog Rescue and its roots in a personal YouTube page. Also discussed: the problems involved in navigating the politics of trying to create a no-kill shelter and how quickly abandoned dogs have become feral packs wandering around Detroit.

Questions or Comments? Send them to: victoria@petliferadio.com.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 24 Working Dogs

2012-09-17 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

Victoria describes her attendance at the powerful opening ceremony launch event for the University of Pennsylvania's Vet School Working Dog Center on the eleventh anniversary of 9/11. Holly discusses her recent visit to Dallas, and Victoria recaps her shoot in and around Detroit for her eHow Pets YouTube channel. They are joined on the phone by Katrene Johnson, the owner and handler of Morgan, one of the few surviving search and rescue dogs who worked in New York during the aftermath of 9/11.

Also calling in on the Positively Hotline is Dr. Cynthia Otto, the Executive Director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center to discuss the exciting new work being done at the Center, why positive training is the only truly effective tool to use with working dogs, and how to determine whether or not your dog would make a good working dog.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 23 Marc the Vet

2012-09-07 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 58s

Victoria talks with Holly about her upcoming trip to Detroit to film with Ehow Pets, the trials and tribulations of writing her 3rd book, her support of the new Penn Working Dog Center preview, and 3 new trainers who recently joined the VSPDT network. Marc Abraham, founder of Pup Aid and Where's Mum, is featured on the Positively Hotline to discuss the worldwide efforts to ban puppy farming (puppy mills).

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 22 Canine Assistants

2012-08-28 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

In the first episode of the new season, Victoria and Holly catch up on what's been happening for the past several months including: Victoria's European tour recap, the recent season of It's Me or the Dog, Victoria's new Ehow Pets YouTube channel, Victoria's new book, and Holly back working at CNN. They are joined on the Positively hotline by Jennifer Arnold from Canine Assistants. Included in the discussion: how the organization was started, why they breed dogs instead of rescue, the difference between the US and Europe re dogs in public, Why Retrievers make the best service and working dogs, how much it takes to train a Canine Assistants dog, and how many dogs they train and place each year. Also, the story of a diabetic man who was asked to leave a restaurant because he had his service dog with him. Finally, Victoria recaps the battle to try and save Lennox in Belfast, including her trip to Belfast to visit the family and what's next in the fight against BSL.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 21 Victoria Sings for the Holidays

2012-05-09 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 47s

Victoria opens this holiday episode by singing Silent Night and discussing how her holiday preparations are progressing, including recent mischievous acts by her daughter's elf. Holly puts in her requests for holiday gifts. Victoria's mother makes a very special guest appearance in studio and discusses what Victoria was like as a child, her mother's love of dogs, her history as a ballerina, and much more. Victoria tries to stump her mother and Holly with her holiday trivia-themed quiz while Victoria's daughter provides some Christmas background music.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 20 The Reindog Parade

2012-04-30 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

Victoria and Holly recap their appearance at this year's Reindog Parade at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, which also included HGTV's Vern Yip, Victoria's mother, daughter and several other notable celebrity judges. Holly describes her experience covering the Penn State child molestation case in State College, PA. Victoria talks about her recent talk to several schools' Homeless Pets Club members and why the program is so important to her.

This week's special Positively Hotline guest is filmmaker Jemima Harrison of Passionate Productions, creator of the powerful documentary Pedigree Dogs Exposed. They discuss the current issues surrounding the current unhealthy breed standards as well as her work promoting awareness of physical and mental factors involved with the propagation many popular breeds in the UK, US and beyond.

Ask Victoria questions include Victoria's recommendation for flying with small dogs as hand luggage, how she handled flying with Jasmine, and how to control excited dogs who run around in your car.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 19 Back To Britain

2012-03-27 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

Victoria recaps her recent trip to the UK, including her day in Parliament discussing the need to change breed standards. Holly talks about her work this week on CNN covering the child abuse murder case in Canton, GA. Victoria's and Holly's husbands join them in studio to defend their dog-owning habits and shed light on the co-hosts' life beyond the camera.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 18 Delayed Gratification

2012-02-21 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 48s

Victoria and Holly recap their Thanksgiving holidays and discuss the concept of 'delayed gratification' as it relates to Black Friday. They are joined in studio by guest Dr. Paula Bloom to discuss what makes some people actually want to use dominance with their dogs and/or kids, how domination is about the need to control, why our culture celebrates machismo and more. Also: Victoria runs away to the fair, corporal punishment with kids and dogs, and Animal Academy questions about interesting dog trivia.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 17 Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

2012-02-21 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 49s

In this Thanksgiving episode, Victoria and Holly talk about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and why they love the holiday so much. Also included: safety tips regarding foods, great pet paintings of rescue dogs in the 2012 'Rescue Dog to Therapy Dog' Calendar, a recap of Victoria's live show in New Bedford, MA including the great people at Forever Paws shelter in Fall River. Accomplished VSPDT trainer Daphne Robert-Hamilton from Monroe, WA calls in on the Positively Hotline and answers a few Ask Victoria questions regarding cat-chasing, showdogs who don't like men, housetraining, and aggression. In Victoria's Animal Academy, Holly takes a crack at trying to stump Victoria with some obscure doggie facts.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 16 Pets Add Life

2012-02-06 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 52s

Victoria and Holly discuss a new study regarding how children are disciplined and how it relates to the most effective and humane methods to train your dog. American Pet Products Association CEO Bob Vetere calls in to the Positively Hotline to discuss Pets Add Life as well as Bob's new book and how positive training techniques can be used successfully in the business world. Victoria's Animal Academy deals with dogs in show business. Also: people as dog breeds, the perils of all-inclusive travel deals, updates on Victoria's live shows, why Holly & Victoria don't shop with their husbands, and more.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 15 Pet Therapy

2012-01-27 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 52s

Victoria and Holly are joined again by Dr. Paula Bloom to discuss pets as therapeutic solutions for their owners. Also discussed: Native American festivals, PAWS Atlanta 45th Anniversary, Victoria's live tour and Holly's trip to Mexico. Ask Victoria questions include whether it's a good idea to add a rescued kitten to a home to alleviate your dog's boredom, how and whether to teach your dog not to fear fire, and dogs that chase moving cars. Victoria also tries to stump Holly with her latest Animal Academy about dog breeds.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 14 Teeth Talk

2012-01-10 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 55s

Victoria and Holly are joined on the Positively Hotline by Victoria's vet, Dr. Duffy Jones, as they talk about canine halitosis and why/how to brush your dog's teeth. Also discussed, Holly's trip to the upper midwest, Victoria's emceeing of the Dog Jog, Halloween recap, upcoming live shows and more. Ask Victoria questions include: potty training setbacks, treating the elderly as chew toys, and how to teach puppies not to chase other animals.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 13 Changing Perceptions & Digging Dogs

2012-01-10 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 38s

Victoria and Holly are joined in studio by noted psychologist Dr. Paula Bloom as they discuss how to change perceptions about certain breeds of dogs including pit bulls. Also discussed: Victoria's upcoming live tour dates (11/10 in York PA, 11/19 in New Bedford MA, and 12/3 in Shropshire, England). Ask Victoria questions include how to stop dogs from digging in the back yard, how dogs' internal clocks work, whether it's better to put a dog in daycare or have someone come feed the dog at home, and whether Victoria will ever sing on the podcast.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 12 Through A Dog’s Ear

2011-12-20 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 38s

In this episode, Victoria and Holly are joined by concert pianist and Through A Dog's Ear co-founder Lisa Spector to discuss the Canine Noise Phobia Series - the groundbreaking new desensitization tool Victoria developed in partnership with Through A Dog's Ear. Also discussed: update on Kashmir's knee surgery, Victoria's trip to San Diego for the APDT conference, SD Pet Expo and VSPDT evaluation day, Lennox update, and more. Ask Victoria questions included whether you can rush training, the music in It's Me or the Dog, and how to get puppies to stop barking at training classes.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 11 The Hero Dog Awards

2011-12-20 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 1s

In the first episode of the new season, Victoria and Holly discuss what they've been up to for the past several months, including Victoria's filming of the 8th season of It's Me or the Dog, experiencing the recent earthquake and hurricane, Victoria on Anderson Cooper, the Hero Dog Awards, Holly's judging of Miss Tennessee, her dog Kashmir's knee surgery, and Victoria's development of her new Canine Noise Phobia series of desensitization products.

Also discussed, Victoria's upcoming trip to San Diego for a dog training conference and pet expo, her upcoming live tour dates, Holly's work as a correspondent for CNN, and the new podcast sponsor, Pets Add Life.

Ask Victoria featured questions about why it took so long for the new podcast season to start, how to puppy proof your home, whether neutering will stop bullying behavior and more. The hot topic was the case of Lennox, a pit bull type dog in Belfast who is scheduled to be euthanized due to Northern Ireland's antiquated breed specific legislation (BSL).

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 10 Thanksgiving

2011-11-27 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 49s

In this Thanksgiving episode, Victoria and Holly talk about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and why they love the holiday so much. Also included: safety tips regarding foods, great pet paintings of rescue dogs, a recap of Victoria's live show in New Bedford, MA including the great people at Forever Paws shelter in Fall River. Accomplished VSPDT trainer Daphne Robert-Hamilton from Monroe, WA calls in on the Positively Hotline and answers a few Ask Victoria questions regarding cat-chasing, showdogs who don't like men, housetraining, and aggression. In Victoria's Animal Academy, Holly takes a crack at trying to stump Victoria with some obscure doggie facts.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 9 Ask Victoria

2011-07-11 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 38s

In this special 'Ask Victoria' episode, Victoria devotes the entire episode to answering listeners' questions.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 8 Pet Bereavement and Grief

2011-06-21 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 30s

Victoria and Holly discuss pet bereavement and grief, including anti-anxiety treatments for pets, raw BARF diets, how animals learn, Michael Vick and merengue dancing dogs.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 7 Pig 'n Chicks

2011-05-28 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 29s

Victoria trains a piglet and chickens, discusses VSPDT and her influences as a dog trainer, answers fans' questions & talks about good friend and songwriter Elio Pace.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 6 The Lion King

2011-05-07 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 34s

Victoria discusses her history as a dog walker, appearances on Regis & Kellly and the Today Show, Cats and Dogs, the AVMA Conference, AVSAB, American Humane, behaviorists vs trainers, and the Lion King on Broadway.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 5 Alex's Career

2011-04-19 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 40s

Victoria is joined in studio by her daughter, who discusses her career plans. Also discussed: pit bulls, BSL, the AVMA conference, and how she met her husband (who also joins her in studio) in London's West End..

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 4 Holly's New Coffeeshop

2011-04-09 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 40s

Victoria and Holly talk about anthropomorphizing dogs via painting contests, Victoria's early NYC episodes, dog senses, Holly's new coffeeshop, and Holly's career history.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 3 It's Me Or The Dog

2011-03-25 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 37s

Victoria discusses her recent travels, the new season of It's Me or the Dog in NYC, a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into each episode of the show, and more.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 2 PAWS Atlanta

2011-03-07 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 36s

In this episode, Victoria and Holly discuss her recent vacation, animal cruelty laws, the special PAWS Atlanta episode of It's Me or the Dog, and much more.

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PetLifeRadio.com - Positively Podcast - Episode 1 Introduction

2011-02-23 :: Victoria Stilwell & Holly Firfer
Length: 38s

In this inaugural edition of Victoria Stilwell's Positively Podcast, Victoria and her cohost Holly Firfer describe what the podcast series is all about.

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Positively Podcast - Victoria Stilwell - Pets & Animals on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

Join Victoria and her co-host (and It's Me or the Dog alum) Holly Firfer as they discuss everything from the hottest dog-related topics of the day to the inside scoop from the set of It's Me or the Dog and everything in between. A fun, informative and lighthearted look into Victoria's life and work, the Positively Podcast series also offers fans the opportunity to have Victoria answer their questions on the air... on Pet Life Radio.

Positively Podcast - Victoria Stilwell - Pets & Animals on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)


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