Author Archives: Canis bonus

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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Latest dog book review is out: 101 dog tricks

Book review announcement on Kyra Sundance’s “101 dog tricks” 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. […]

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Latest book review is out: Do as I do

Book review announcement on “Do as I do” By Laure-Anne Visele, October 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 I […]

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Latest dog book review is out: When pigs fly

Book review announcement on ‘When pigs fly…” dog training manual By Laure-Anne Visele, October 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. […]

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Latest book review is out: Clinical behavioral medicine for small animals

Book review announcement on manual for behavioural medicine By Laure-Anne Visele, October 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 I […]

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Dog experts and gynecologists

OpEd piece on qualifications in the dog behaviour professions in the Netherlands By Laure-Anne Visele, Oct 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 […]

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Latest dog book review is out: How the dog became the dog

Shout-out about book review on dog’s evolutionary history By Laure-Anne Visele, October 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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Dog jealousy: not a myth after all?

Quick review of a research paper on dogs and jealousy (Harris & Prouvost, 2014) By Laure-Anne Visele, Sep 2014. About the author I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) and run my own canine behaviour therapy practice at Canis bonus. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, […]

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Latest good review: And still it’s a good dog

My latest book review is out. ‘And still it’s a good dog’ is a book written in Dutch. The authors, a historian and a behaviour veterinarian, interviewed owners of dogs with serious behaviour problems about what they went through. It shares their stories of personal growth and heart break. It talks of the intolerance of the public and the courage of the […]

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