Thursday, April 18, 2013

Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care offer free live dog training seminars

Via PRWeb - As part of a larger initiative to educate pet parents on how to have the healthiest and happiest dogs and promote the importance of responsible dog parenting, the Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care have teamed up to create “Merrick Pet Care’s Dogington University.”

The series of eight live seminars presented by top dog trainers from around the world began on April 15 and continues daily until April 24. A full schedule is available at

Anyone can register for free at A one-time registration will allow access to all eight training seminars.

The Dogington Post shares with Merrick Pet Care, a company recognized for the highest quality standards in the pet food industry, a common goal of improving the lives of dogs and their families through proper nutrition, education, training and responsible pet ownership.

“It is widely known that well behaved, healthy dogs stand a better chance of finding and staying in loving homes, away from overcrowded shelters and euthanasia,” said Brandy Arnold, content editor for Dogington Post.

“Merrick Pet Care is pleased to partner with Dogington University to make these well-respected experts available to all pet parents for the benefit of their pets,” said Pete Brace, vice president, Merrick Pet Care. “This forum is certain to provide helpful tips that will benefit pooches everywhere.”

As part of the event, well-respected trainers from around the world will give free, live one-hour presentations to the readers and fans of the site.

Trainers presenting as part of the series include Victoria Stilwell, most well known for her television series, “It’s Me or the Dog” and her positive method of dog training. Veterinarian, behaviorist and dog trainer, Dr. Ian Dunbar will discuss owner-friendly and dog-friendly training.

Other panelists include veterinarian Dr. Chris Smith; owner of Off-Leash K9 Training, Nick White; behavior therapist and master trainer, Dianne Sarasin; Broadway trainer, William Berloni; “The Original Dog Whisperer,” Paul Owens; and the “Celebrity Dog Listener,” Tony Knight.

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