Tonya Wilhelm

Tonya Wilhelm has been a dog training and cat care specialist for over two decades. She has traveled the US promoting positive ways of preventing and managing behavior issues with a holistic approach. Named one of the top ten dog trainers in the US, twice, she has helped thousands build happy relationships with their dogs with humane, positive training methods. She's authored several dog training books and offers phone/Skype training services. Her favorite pastime is traveling with her trusty companion, Dexter The Dog. Learn more about Tonya and Dexter on their blog at


Canine Behavior

Positive Dog Training

Latest Articles From This Author

Harness training a fearful dog

How to Teach a Fearful Dog to Enjoy Wearing a Harness

Would you describe your pet as a fearful dog? And does he run away when you try to put on his dog harness? If so, this article will show you ... Read more
A guide to preventing a dog or puppy barking at the front door

How to Stop Your Dog Barking at the Front Door

Does your dog bark at the front door when someone knocks or rings the doorbell? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. This is a very typical and normal dog ... Read more