Puppy, Now What?
Named one of DC's Top Dog
& Puppy Trainers by
Washingtonian Magazine, and winner
of the 2006 DWAA Maxwell Award
for her DVD, New Puppy, Now
What?, dog and puppy training
expert Victoria Schade is an APDT
Certified Pet Dog Trainer and an
honors graduate from the San
Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers
with a Certificate in Counseling.
Victoria began learning her craft
and honing her skills by apprenticing
with a respected local dog trainer,
and has gone on to log hundreds
of hours at dog instructor training
seminars throughout the country.
Her company, Good
Dog! Obedience Training has
grown exponentially since opening
its doors in the Washington, DC
area six years ago. She has worked
with thousands of dogs and
dog owners where she has honed
her unique dog handling and "coaching"
technique. She earns rave reviews
from her customers for her ability
to help every dog be a good dog.
Her expertise is also regularly
tapped by the media. Recent press
includes a mention in Washingtonian
Magazine as one of the best
trainers in the DC area, The
Washington Post, The Washington
Times, The DC Examiner,
Northern Virginia Living Magazine,
Training Secrets for Boxers
Magazine, Dogs USA Magazine,
Dog Fancy Magazine, Training
Secrets for Labrador Retrievers
Magazine, WJLA ABC News Channel
7 and WTTG Fox 5. Victoria has that
on camera, engaging viewers with
her comfortable confidence, friendliness
and hip style.