Author Archives: Canis bonus

History of psychiatry: what’s it got to do with dogs?

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague, briefly outlining the history of psychiatry Written in: August 2017. 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 at OhMyDog! […]

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Can Dutch dog training schools take hordes of unwilling high-risk dog owners?

Blog post about the implications of the proposed 2018 Dutch Breed-Specific Legislation for dog training schools Written in: August 2017. Author: Laure-Anne Visele. 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 […]

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Dog book review: Dr. Dodman’s The Dog who loved too much

Shout out about new dog book review by Canis bonus. August 2017 Review author: Laure-Anne Visele About the review’s 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 at OhMyDog! (dog training school) in The Hague. I help people from […]

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2018 Breed Specific Legislation in the Netherlands: a critical review and suggestions

Blog post about the Breed Specific Legislation in The Netherlands to be put in place in January 2018: Praise, criticism and implications Article by Canis bonus. July 2017. Author: Laure-Anne Visele. Illustration credits and back links at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-poinAnne […]

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Dogs: a look at pro- and anti-harness claims

Blog post taking a practical look at pro- and anti-harness claims Article by Canis bonus. July 2017. Author: Laure-Anne Visele. 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 at OhMyDog! […]

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Dogs also die of heat in Dutch cars and not just in the Summer

Blog post about the dangers of rising temperatures for your dog, even in The Netherlands. May 2017 Article by Laure-Anne Visele. References and picture credits at the end of the post. About author: certified dog trainer and applied behaviourist in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I am the dog behaviour therapist at Canis […]

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Large scale dog breeders: what can I do about it

Blog post about ‘Broodfokkers, aka large-scale dog breeders’ and how to detect and report them. February 2017 Article by Laure-Anne Visele. References and picture credits at the end of the post. About author: certified dog trainer and applied behaviourist in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I am the dog behaviour therapist at Canis […]

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But his parents were champions! My dog must be perfect

What guarantees does a top-notch dog pedigree get you? Article by Canis bonus. December 2016 Author: Laure-Anne Visele. 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 at OhMyDog! (dog […]

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Pit Bulls: what’s the controversy about?

A rational look at the Pit Bull controversy. Article by Canis bonus. July 2017 Author: Laure-Anne Visele. 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 at OhMyDog! (dog training school) […]

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Of course he limps: he’s a Jack Russell. Beware of negative assumptions about dog breeds

Beware of negative claims about dog breeds – article by Canis bonus. December 2016 Author: Laure-Anne Visele. Illustration credits at the end of the post. No modifications were made. 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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