Irith Bloom

A Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer

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      WHY +R

      A dog that is given consistent guidance from an early age grows up to be a confident dog. Education brings security, security brings confidence, and a confident dog has no need to show anxiety-based behaviors.



      Why VSPDT?

      All VSPDT dog trainers:
      • Are hand-selected by Victoria.
      • Train dogs using only positive reinforcement.
      • Avoid force & outdated dominance-based methods.
      • Work personally with Victoria and her team.
      • Share Victoria's ability to talk and think dogĀ - positively
      • Practice the highest level of courtesy and professionalism.
      • Respect you and your dog at all times.
      • Share the VSPDT mission of creating healthier, more balanced relationships between dogs and owners
      • Help the Victoria Stilwell Foundation support canine assistance organizations.

      About Irith

      My name is Irith Bloom, and I have been training animals since the 1980s. I live in Los Angeles, where I run my own pet training company, The Sophisticated Dog. In addition to being a a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training Certified Licensed Trainer, I am proud to be a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner, as well as a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.