Cats Versus Dogs

Dr. Courtney Campbell on Pet Life Radio

Can it ever work? Families of today are dynamic and ever changing. When you need to integrate pets, you don’t want them to “fight like cats and dogs”! We have dog-training expert, Victoria Stilwell with us to weigh on how to make cats and dogs live in harmony. She will share tips and pearls of wisdom to help whether you have a cat and are adding a dog or vice versa. Learn about cats and dogs and what you can do to create a happy home for all!


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 120 countries with her philosophy of positive training methods. She also served as a judge for Greatest American Dog on CBS and as the behavior specialist for Dogs Might Fly on Sky One.

Stilwell is the CEO of Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training (VSPDT) – a global network of world-class positive reinforcement dog trainers. Since its launch in 2010, VSPDT has become the industry leader in the field of dog training by attracting world-class positive reinforcement dog trainers who share Victoria's dedication to providing the public a brand name they can trust in humane, force-free positive training. In 2015 Victoria opened the Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training and Behavior – the world's premier dog trainer educational institution, creating new generations of positive dog trainers and enhancing "The Future of Dog Training."

Stilwell is the author of three best-selling books: It’s Me or the Dog – How to have the Perfect Pet; Train Your Dog Positively and The Secret Language of Dogs.
A regular guest on talk shows, news broadcasts and radio programs in the US, Europe and Asia, Stilwell has been the recipient of multiple international awards and honors. She is the resident pet expert on CNN's HLN and has been a regular columnist for several magazines including The Bark, American Dog, Dogster and Dogs Today. She has been featured in numerous journals, magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, USA Today, Cosmopolitan,, Oprah Magazine, Rachael Ray Everyday,, Self Magazine, Shape Magazine, The Daily Mail, the Sunday Times, and The Sun.

Her Positively Podcast series is available globally, and she serves the Executive Producer of various ongoing television projects in addition to her own popular informative dog training videos series, Teacher's Pet and Ask Victoria, the critically-acclaimed Arson Dogs and Guardians of the Night series, various premium dog-related web video series and other content on You Tube and the Positively Media Center platform.

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. She is the Executive Director of the Victoria Stilwell Foundation - a non-profit charitable organization committed to providing financial assistance and dog training expertise to small rescue shelters and assistance dog organizations who practice positive training methods.

A co-founder of the national Dog Bite Prevention conference series, she also serves on the Advisory Boards for DogTV, Dognition, RedRover, and Canine Assistants.