(PRWEB) September 14, 2011
Tampa, Florida: World-renowned dog trainer and Animal Planet TV star Victoria Stilwell is pleased to announce that she has personally selected Amy Weeks to represent her in the Tampa area and has invited Amy to join Victoria Stilwell PositivelyTM Dog Training – the world’s premier network of professional positive reinforcement dog trainers.
Victoria is one of the world’s best-known dog trainers due to her hit TV show It’s Me or the Dog, through which she shares her passion for educating the public about the power of reward-based positive reinforcement training methods and the dangers and ineffectiveness of traditional dominance-based philosophies. With the formation of Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training (VSPDT), Victoria has assembled a global team of world-class positive reinforcement dog trainers dedicated to promoting humane, force-free dog training methods which result in a truly balanced human/dog relationship based on mutual trust, respect and love.
After working with Victoria and her team, Amy Weeks has recently been extended and accepted an exclusive offer to join the VSPDT team. As an accomplished dog trainer dedicated to maintaining the highest level of professionalism and expertise while following the latest in the ever-evolving field of animal behavioral science, Amy offers the Tampa area a dog training option they can rely upon to achieve results using the same science-based, humane methods displayed by Victoria on It’s Me or the Dog.
About Victoria Stilwell
World-renowned dog trainer, best-selling author and TV personality Victoria Stilwell is best known for her role as the star of Animal Planet's hit TV series It's Me or the Dog, through which she is able to share her insight and passion for positive reinforcement dog training. Having filmed over 100 episodes, Stilwell reaches audiences in over 50 countries and has been recognized with numerous awards, including 2009 Dog Trainer of the Year and a People’s Choice Award nomination. In addition to her popular podcasts, live tour events, best-selling books, training videos, and public appearances, Stilwell has created the online home of positive reinforcement featuring the world’s leading veterinary behaviorists, dog trainers and behavioral scientists on her Positively Expert Blog. For more visit Victoria’s official site at http://www.positively.com
About Amy Weeks
Amy Weeks, M.A., is proud to be a member of Victoria Stilwell’s Pet Dog Training Team. Amy has enjoyed working with dogs most of her life. As a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and a member of The Association of Pet Dog Trainers, she is committed to educating the public on positive training methods. Amy has worked as an instructor for Florida Guide Dogs for the Deaf and Therapetics Service Dogs of Oklahoma. She is a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and CAP 1 certified through Kay Lawence’s Competency Assessment Program for Clicker Trainers.
Amy has written articles for Bella Dog Magazine and numerous newspapers throughout the country and is published in ADPT’s Tips from Top Trainers. She continues her education by attending seminars and conferences and is currently working toward her CCBC-KA (Certified Behavior Consultant Canine-Knowledge Assessed) from CCPDT. She is experienced in working with aggression cases as well as basic behavioral issues.
New training classes starting soon at two Tampa area locations.
Amy currently offers group training classes at two Tampa area locations: Groovy Cats & Dogs in Carrollwood, and Camp K9 in Trinity.
Contact Amy Weeks.
Phone: (813) 785-9159 Email:Amymweeks64(at)yahoo(dot)com
Amyscaninekindergarten.com or amy.weeks.positively.com