Media Press Kit

Grisha Stewart, MA, CPDT-KA, KPACTP (she/her) is a dog trainer and renaissance woman who frequently does video, audio, and print interviews.

Favorite Topics: dog training, dog behavior, the canine-human bond, dog aggression, dog reactivity, mindfulness, life skills for authentic and joyful living,  walking dogs with safety and freedom, changing habits, applying dog training to human behavior, dog training ethics, attachment theory for dog training, grief/mourning, community grief retreats, mindfulness, songwriting, community song circles, rock climbing (including a dog walking technique based on rock climbing that Grisha calls the leash belay), wood turning & art, woman-owned businesses, LGBTQIA+-owned businesses, neurodivergent-owned businesses, international travel, online education, and related topics.

Media Contact: media at

Bio: Grisha’s biography 

Photos: Here’s a Dropbox folder of high resolution photos or click images on this page for higher resolution versions. Low-res versions of the Dropbox photos are here.

Books and Videos

  • Book – BAT 2.0 for Aggression, Frustration, and Fear [eBook] [Paperback] [Audio/Video] – Chosen “Best Book for Anyone With a Reactive Dog,”
  • Book – Official Ahimsa Dog Training Manual: A Force-Free Guide to Problem Solving and Training [eBook] [Paperback]
  • Amazon author page with reviews (but please link to Grisha’s site)
  • Some Feature-Length Videos
    • “Talk With Me! Simple Steps for 2-Way Understanding Between Dogs and People” [DVD] [streaming]
    • “Walk with Me! Safety, Fun, and Freedom with Leash Training for You and Your Dog” [DVD] [streaming]
    • “Problem Prevention in Puppies & Dogs: an Empowered Approach to Life with Dogs” [DVD] [streaming]
    • “Survival Skills: Coping with Dog Reactivity in Real Life” [DVD] [streaming]
    • “BAT 2.0 Set-Ups: How to Orchestrate Basic Set-Ups and Variations with Dogs” [DVD] [streaming]
    • “BAT for Geeks: A Technical Perspective on Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0” [DVD] [streaming]
    • BAT 2.0 Series – Box set of the above [DVD] [streaming]

Some of Grisha’s Media Appearances & Interviews


Social Media

About the Academy

The Grisha Stewart Academy is a nurturing, innovative, global online educational community of dog behavior enthusiasts and trainers that inspires sustainable behavior change. We aim to help our students feel empowered, prepared, and curious for more, resulting in happy dogs, happy families, and a legacy of empathy and kindness in the dog training industry.

Grisha Stewart using her BAT leash Skills with Peanut
Photo by Carly Loyer. Click for high resolution.

Collaborative, Empowered Dog Training for Pros and Families – Online!