Author Archives: Canis bonus

Why you shouldn’t lie on an aggression screening form for a dog training school

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague: on lying about your dog’s aggression to get it into a dog training school Written in: September 2018. Privacy: Identifying details may have been changed to prevent the owners from being recognized. Illustration credits: See end of the post About the author: certified dog trainer in […]

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Limo’s bucket list: Why is my dog behaving that way?

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague: on the many factors that lead to ‘misbehaviour’ in dogs. Written in: August 2018. Privacy: Details and photos shared with explicit permission from the owners. Important details where changed so the owners could not be recognized. Illustration credits: all photos are my own. All rights reserved […]

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Fraudulent Service Dogs

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague: on the harm of dropping standards for assistance dogs. Written in: July 2018. Illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I am the dog behaviour therapist at Canis bonus, and Head […]

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Tough choice for your dog: medical or mental health?

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague: on the psychological damage of painful medical treatment. Privacy and safety: Out of respect for their privacy, I do not share the name of the colleagues with whom I discussed  my dog’s case. I also do not share the names of the behaviour medication used as […]

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Case study: French bulldog with noise phobia

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague: case study on dog-dog aggression due to frustrated greeting. Privacy: Essential details have been changed in the story, to avoid the owners being recognized. The details and photo were shared with explicit permission from the owners. [shared with explicit owner permission] Written in: July 2018. Illustration […]

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Case study: dog-dog aggression through frustrated greeting

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague: case study on dog-dog aggression due to frustrated greeting. Privacy: Essential details have been changed in the story, to avoid the owners being recognized. The details and photo were shared with explicit permission from the owners. Written in: July 2018. Illustration credits at the end of […]

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Scaredy dogs: the two fear periods

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague, explaining dogs’ two fear periods. Privacy: Essential details have been changed in the story, to avoid the owners being recognized Written in: June 2018. Illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and […]

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Dog fear: sensitisation and reactivity thresholds

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague, explaining sensitisation and reactivity thresholds. Privacy: Essential details have been changed in the story, to avoid the owners being recognized Written in: June 2018. Illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and […]

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Dog training: classical versus operant conditio-what now?

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague, cracking the old chestnut of operant versus classical conditioning and why it matters. Written in: June 2018. Illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I am the dog behaviour therapist at […]

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Why I want behaviour therapy to become a regulated profession

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague, sharing the harms of unqualified dog behaviour advice Written in: June 2018. Illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I am the dog behaviour therapist at Canis bonus, and Head Trainer […]

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