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Easy Goes it to the Dog Park

For many people who live in San Diego, their favorite option to exercise their dog is to head to the local dog park where they can watch their dog run free and burn off some steam.  However, just getting there is not always a pleasant experience. Let’s see if this scenario sounds familiar – as […]

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January 16th – New Year, New Location, New Time

Starting January 16th, 2013, Out N’ About Dog Trainings’ Puppy Preschool Class has a new home. All classes will be at Posh Poodle Dog Grooming, in the heart of downtown La Mesa! Classes will continue to be open enrollment on Wednesday evenings. The start time has changed to 7:00 p.m. This class is for all […]

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Please Have a Seat

I love dogs.  I love to pet them, snuggle with them, watch them play, and, of course, train them.  But I do have my limits.  I also like my personal space. I like to be able to sit in my living room to visit with family and friends and decide if I want to pet […]

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Victoria Stilwell and Julie Schmitt in San Diego Pets Magazine

Victoria Stilwell makes the cover of the October issue of San Diego Pets Magazine, San Diego’s premier pet magazine for pet lovers.  In this issue, Victoria discusses her mission of changing the focus of today’s dog training methods by embracing solely reward-based dog training.  She highlights her global network of positive dog trainers and mentions […]

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Now a Licensed Be a Tree Presenter

Recently, I joined forces with Doggone Safe, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to dog bite prevention through education. I became a Licensed Presenter and participated in an international effort to educate school-aged children during Dog Bite Prevention Week. My first presentation was at my childrens’ elementary school, were I spoke to over 100 kids. […]

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Best Tips for the New Year

Now, I know the holidays are over, the decorations are packed up and many of us have settled back into our regular routines. But it is still the beginning of the year. So, if you haven’t taken a moment to make any New Year’s resolutions, or have already given up on the ones you made, […]

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Approved as a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer!

After completing an extensive interview and qualification process, I have just been approved as a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer by Victoria Stilwell herself, star of Animal Planet’s hit TV series It’s Me or the Dog.  I now join an exclusive group of world-class dog trainers who are personally endorsed by Victoria as accomplished professionals who bring […]

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