Call of Duty – Public Safety Community Honored

The Rotary Club of Canton held its second annual Public Safety Appreciation Luncheon Tuesday honoring officers who go above and beyond the call of duty in Cherokee County.

About 300 public safety officials, family members, and friends filled the Bluffs in Canton to honor those that put their lives on the line every day for the safety of the county….

victoria-stilwell-rotary-club…Guest speaker and television personality for Animal Planet, Victoria Stilwell said it wasn’t until she started volunteering at the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office, that she fully realized what public safety members do.

“I went to a training seminar and four years later, I’m still working with them. The most important thing is that I think that I’ve been blessed for giving the honor of riding with these guys for four years and finding out what it’s like to be in this world,” she said. “I don’t think any civilian has the appreciation of what law enforcement does.”

Stilwell said she felt she was now a part of the brotherhood and sisterhood.

“I’m not a police officer and am not saying I am one, but because I’ve ridden with these guys for four years, I’ve really truly experienced what it is like to be on the front lines,” she said.  “I’m there with my camera and we go out into all of the incidences that our guys are called into. That gave me such an appreciation.”…



Ultimate Dog-Related Website Launched by Celebrity Dog Expert Victoria Stilwell

Completely-redesigned leads the way in dog training, behavior and wellness.

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014

World renowned dog trainer and behavior expert Victoria Stilwell (It’s Me or the Dog, Animal Planet) has launched the ultimate dog-related website at Featuring beautifully redesigned and easy-to-navigate layouts, Victoria’s expert advice and a suite of comprehensive, feature-rich content platforms, the new website is the result of several years’ worth of development and extensive public feedback integration…

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Celebrity Dog Expert Victoria Stilwell Embeds In The State Farm® Arson Dog Training Program For New Web Series

If arson is an ‘under the radar’ crime, the dogs and handlers who uncover hidden clues at fire scenes to detect arson fraud are positively invisible. In a major new web series, celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell It’s Me or the Dog, Animal Planet) steps outside her comfort zone of domestic pet training to follow (and sometimes join) a class of new human and canine recruits as they undergo rigorous and intense training to become world–class fire scene investigative teams.
In her long and distinguished career as one of the world’s pre–eminent dog behavior experts, Stilwell has seen just about everything in the dog world, but watching arson dogs develop into fraud–detecting crime fighters left this seasoned canine specialist in awe.

“Like most people, I did not know too much about what arson dogs did or how they worked, but witnessing the awesome power of these amazing dogs’ sense of smell and watching the strength of the bond and level of communication between the handler and dog was truly inspiring,” says Stilwell. “After just scratching the surface learning about what these unique teams do on a daily basis, I knew right away that I wanted to bring greater awareness and appreciation of their work to my audience and beyond.”…

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State Farm® Teams Up with Canine Expert Victoria Stilwell to Take a Bite Out of Dog Attacks

Dogs are a member of the family, so many owners think that their dog won’t bite. Unfortunately for the 4.5 million victims of dog bites and attacks each year, this isn’t true. Any dog can bite, regardless of the breed. State Farm and Victoria Stilwell, internationally renowned dog trainer, author and star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog, have joined forces to teach people how to be responsible pet owners and reduce the number of dog bites…

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Fourth Annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 Pet Adoption Tour

Get Your Licks on Route 66 month long pet adoption tour kicks off in Los Angeles, Oct. 6 with special appearance by Victoria Stilwell.

For the fourth year in a row, FIDO Friendly magazine is setting out on America’s Favorite Highway for this exciting month long pet adoption tour! The Get Your Licks on Route 66 Tour will raise awareness to the many adoptable pets housed in shelters from Los Angeles to Chicago. Victoria Stilwell from Animal Planet’s, ‘It’s me or the dog,’ is the official spokesperson for the tour and will make an appearance on October 6 from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the East Valley animal services in Van Nuys, California. “The appeal to me is that this special Route 66 tour highlights the plight of homeless animals,” says Stilwell. “I am happy and honored to be the spokesperson and to raise awareness and encourage people to attend the adoption days in their communities.”…

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