Tag Archives: behaviourist

Gasp! They treat their dog like a child

Blog post on intelligent anthropomorphism By Laure-Anne Viselé, February 2015 Full illustration credits at the end of the post About the 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 […]

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Latest dog book review: Animal madness

Dog book review announcement: Animal madness By Laure-Anne Visele, February 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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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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Quick and Dirty interview with Jolanta Benal

Interview with Jolanta Benal By Laure-Anne Visele: Interview date Dec 2013. Release date August 2014. About the author I am a dog trainer, canine behaviour therapist and budding researcher. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, then got my postgrad specialization in applied animal behaviour. When I am not training dogs for OhMyDog! (dog training […]

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Freudian slip: meet Vienna’s dog trainer Bina Lunzer

Interview with Austrian dog trainer Bina Lunzer By Laure-Anne Visele: Interview date Dec 2013. Release date Apr 2014. About Bina Bina is an animal trainer in Vienna. She helps countless families solve their pets’ problems through psychoanalysis. Just kidding. I couldn’t resist the Freud thing because Bina is based in Vienna. And I guess also […]

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New book review out: Feeling Outnumbered?

Book review: Karen B. London’s and Patricia B. McConnell’s “Feeling Outnumbered? How to manage and enjoy your multi-dog household” By Laure-Anne Visele, written Oct 2013. Book review This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHORS: Karen B. London & Patricia B. McConnell PUBLISHING YEAR: 2001 SUMMARY: Step-by-step guide to dealing with common […]

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New book review out: Feisty Fido

Book review: Patricia McConnell’s and Karen B. London Feisty Fido By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHORS: Patricia McConnell and Karen B. London   PUBLISHING YEAR: 2005 SUMMARY: Pocket-sized booklet explaining the rehabilitation steps for dogs that are aggressive to other dogs when on-leash. AUDIENCE If […]

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Counter-Conditioning and Desensitization: a step-by-step guide

Guide to dog counterconditioning and systematic desensitisation By Laure-Anne Visele, written Jan 2013. Now you’ve done your homework, you know why Rover lunges at joggers/other dogs. Next step: let’s get it to stop! Step 1: Take stock What contributes to sending Rover ‘over-threshold’? Make a list of all the elements (dimensions) that make him worse […]

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In the dog house with radio show host Nando Brown

Interview with dog trainer and radio personality Nando Brown By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. About Nando Brown Nando is a rather dashing (sorry, Donna) muscles-a-rippin’, arms-a-tattoin’ ex-Royal Marine on a crusade for evidence-based dog training. From his  sunny retreat in Spain’s Costa del Sol, Nando and his other half, Donna Saunders  (sorry, ladies), run a booming dog […]

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Dog Separation Anxiety: prevention tips

Tips for the prevention of separation anxiety in dogs. By Laure-Anne Viselé, July 2012 This article is part of a three-post series on separation anxiety. It focuses on tips and habits to prevent dog from developing separation anxiety, or to prevent a relapse if he is just rehabilitated. Two more articles were written in this […]

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