Press Release: Victoria Stilwell Academy Certifies First London Ontario Dog Trainer
Updated: Dec 28, 2022
For Immediate Release
March 2nd, 2022
World-renowned pet behavior expert and Animal Planet TV star Victoria Stilwell is pleased to announce that Robin Wong has recently become London Ontario’s first graduate of the prestigious Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training & Behavior’s flagship Dog Trainer Course. As a result of Robin’s successful graduation, he is now qualified as a professional dog trainer in the London area and the first to carry Victoria Stilwell Academy’s certification there.
Taught by Victoria herself and her world-class faculty, VSA’s 6-month Dog Trainer Course is a rigorous academic and practical study of dog training and behavior knowledge and skills, effective human communication, and business management acumen. The comprehensive course curriculum features multiple learning models and requires students to engage in a combination of in-person learning with Victoria and her faculty, online studies, and practical experience under the tutelage of a VSA-approved professional mentor. This combination of real-world experience, academic learning and practical applications has positioned VSA as a leader in dog trainer education.
Graduates of the Dog Trainer Course emerge from VSA prepared to offer group dog training classes and private lessons on a professional basis. All VSA graduates sign a statement pledging to promote, practice and uphold Victoria’s high level of force-free, reward-based, positive dog training methodologies and ideologies in their professional work.
As a successful VSA graduate dedicated to maintaining the highest level of professionalism while following the latest in the ever-evolving field of animal behavioral science, Robin offers the London area a dog training option they can trust.
About Victoria Stilwell
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 100 countries with her philosophy of positive training methods. A best-selling author, Stilwell appears frequently in the media and is widely recognized as a leader in the field of animal behavior. A passionate advocate for positive dog training methods, Stilwell is the Editor-in-Chief of Positively.com, the founder of the Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training & Behavior, and the CEO of Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training – the world’s premier global network of positive reinforcement dog trainers. The recipient of multiple awards, 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, but she is best known as a champion for force-free positive reinforcement dog training methods. She is a National Ambassador for the American Humane Association and serves on the Advisory Boards of RedRover, DogTV, Dognition and Canine Assistants.
About Robin Wong
Robin Wong spent decades training and coaching humans in the corporate world before following his passion to work with dogs. After working as a professional dog walker and sitter he was drawn naturally into the world of behavior and training to provide comprehensive support to his clients. He is a graduate of the Victoria Stilwell Academy for Dog Training & Behavior and is a certified dog trainer. Wong provides positive dog training and behavior consultation from London Ontario and is committed to deepening the relationship between humans and dogs.
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Robin Wong is a certified dog trainer, a graduate of the Victoria Stilwell Academy, and the father of a Boerboel / Ridgeback mix named Nana. He founded Holy Sit to provide premium positive dog training in London Ont.