Author Archives: Canis bonus

Review of Monique Bladder seminar on dogs and dominance

Review of Monique Bladder’s 22 January seminar about dogs and dominance in Maasland, The Netherlands By Laure-Anne Visele, Jan 2015 Full illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I am a behaviour therapist for dogs (Canis bonus, The Hague, Westland, Delft and region) and the co-founder and head trainer […]

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Latest book review: Possibility dogs

Dog book review announcement: Possibility dogs By Laure-Anne Visele, January 2015 About the review’s author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I run Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice for dogs with behaviour problems. I am also the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I graduated in Zoology, and am a licensed dog […]

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Latest book review: The Science of Consequences

Dog book review announcement: Schneider’s The Science of Consequences By Laure-Anne Visele, January 2015   About the review’s author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I run Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice for dogs with behaviour problems. I am also the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I graduated in Zoology, and […]

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Latest book review: Domestic animal behavior

Dog book review announcement: Houpt’s Domestic animal behavior By Laure-Anne Visele, December 2014   About the review’s author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I run Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice for dogs with behaviour problems. I am also the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I graduated in Zoology, and […]

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Play therapy for Chihahua with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Blog post about play therapy for dogs with Generalized Anxiety and stranger-directed aggression, Video and article shared with the owner’s permission. Blog post by Laure-Anne Visele, December 2014. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I also own Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice. I […]

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Jolein van Weperen on creative dog training

Interview with de Laar’s head trainer and author, Jolein van Weperen Interview conducted November 2014 Article by Laure-Anne Visele, December 2014 About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I also own Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice. I graduated in Zoology, and […]

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Mutts on meds

Opinion piece on veterinary psychopharmacology By Laure-Anne Visele, November 2014 Facile use: Just pop him a chill pill I am staunchly against the willy-nilly use of medication. But when the problems are so serious that the dog is suffering severely, or just can’t learn anything – including behavioural therapy – it’s time to do something. Let’s be crystal clear […]

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Latest dog book review: Veterinary psychopharmacology

Dog book review announcement: Veterinary psychopharmacology By Laure-Anne Visele, November 2014 Veterinary psychopharmacology Veterinary psychopharmacology is a 2006 text book on using medication to treat pervasive behavioural disorders in the cat, parrot, horse and dog. The topic is controversial and you may be a staunch psychopharma opponent, but reading the book will ensure you bring informed arguments to the […]

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High expectations and puppy training: a match made in hell

Blog post about turning dog owners away from the demons of perfectionism By Laure-Anne Visele, November 2014 From shameful pup to model student My colleague at OhMyDog! told me something great last night. A student had walked in ready to murder her pup and asked: “Is that behaviour normal for a pup?” Three weeks later, and the next set of overwhelmed beginners come in […]

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The helpdesk syndrome of dog training

Blog post about the sod’s law of dog training By Laure-Anne Visele, November 2014 About the author I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) and run a behaviour therapy practice at Canis bonus. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, and got a postgrad specialization in applied animal behaviour. When […]

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