​​​​About Us
I started Victory Tails when I was being outsmarted by a goldendoodle...
Jasper (said goldendoodle) was a bit notorious in the
neighborhood. Everyone knew the girl being dragged
down the street from mailbox to tree to neighbors dog
by the large fluffy canine (and that was only one of his
naughty behaviors). I'd tried waving treats in his face
(Steak to be exact), yelling, stopping and ignoring, you name
it I probably tried it. This dog was untrainable, or so I believed. 

To give some perspective, at the time he was still a young tyrant of my life, I was juggling college and two jobs, one of which happened to be at the local Humane Society (The other a waitressing job I'd had since I was 16) While at the shelter I learned a lot of things, a lot of which have shaped how I see dogs today. But the biggest thing that was really getting under my skin was what people were wanting to surrender or return dogs for.

Jumping, peeing on their carpet, pulling them down the road, barking, chewing, and the list goes on and I was thinking to myself well hows the dog suppose to know any better if you never teach them. They're just being a dog. And it clicked. Cartoon lightbulb and all.  
Jasper was just being a dog. He had no ill intentions. He had no secret vendetta. Jasper was just a social butterfly that didn't know there even was a right or wrong choice, because I had never been able to communicate with him what that was.

So I learned how to talk to my dog in a way he would understand. In a way that would build a relationship of trust and respect between us. And suddenly I wasn't that girl on the end of the leash pulling her hair out at the thought of walking her dog. I was walking with no leash, with a confident happy dog, getting to enjoy the freedom of just being together.  And that was priceless. ​

I realized I wanted to give others that same feeling. And the rest is like they say history. Victory Tails was born.

"It was amazing to watch the transformation during Nellie's first session. She was calm and listened!"

- Jill and Dwight & Nellie 

Meet Our Certified Professional Trainer

Viktoria Miller

Having a background not only as a once frustrated owner but also years spent working at a humane society and vet assistant, she's seen every side of the dog world. This experience adds to her understanding of dogs. She has a passion for helping the whole dog, combining proper nutrition, exercise and training to give them the best lives we can offer. Her dogs are family through and through and she enjoys spending her free time working with them on various dog sports. 

She is certified in Basic Obedience, Advanced Obedience, Behavior Modification, Utility, Breed Identification, Puppy Development, Tracking, Scent Detection, Personal Protection, Police K-9, and Soft mouth retrieval through National K9 School for Dog Trainers. She is always eager to add to her knowledge and continues her education with shadow programs and seminars with fellow trainers. Her speciality is off leash reliability and puppy raising. She believes in a balanced approach to dog training teaching the dog how to make great choices. 

& Our Pack
  1. goldendoodle, jasper
    Jasper the Goldendoodle
    This old timer knows the ins and outs of helping socialize training dogs
  2. belgian malinois, mal, romi
    Romi Roo The Belgian Malinois
    AKA the She-Devil Romi's as sweet as pie with everyone she meets, so long as you're not wearing a bite sleeve.
  3. Dorian The Big Orange Cat
    Dorian The Big Orange Cat
    Excels at teasing dogs
  4. Tulio the Grey and White
    Tulio the Grey and White
    This girl thinks she's a dog and goes out to play everyday with the pack.
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