Daphne Robert-Hamilton

A Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer

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Welcome to  K-9 Partnership

Coaching People – Training Dogs

Daphne offers pre-ownership counseling, customized private lessons, jump start -day training programs, some specilaty group classes, behavior consults and works with owners on behavior change programs.

Daphne with her dogs Gunner and Isabella





Daphne also belongs to several other organizations such as:

Behavior Education Network – The International Association for Animal Behavior Consultants – Association of Animal Behavior Professionals – Association Pet Dog Trainers – Animal Behavior Management Alliance 



March 25, 2011

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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.




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  • Avoid force & outdated dominance-based methods.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 dog - 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 Daphne

Daphne has been involved in training/instructing animals and people for the past 18 years involving horses and dogs.  Certified Professional Dog Trainer since 2004 and in business since 2002. She specializes in aggressive dogs. She founded South Bay Trainers in the SF/Bay Area and volunteers her expertise to Guardian Angels for Soldiers Pets.