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Want to be a professional dog trainer? Advice to the newbie

Blog post about making the right career choices in dog training. July 2016 Article by Laure-Anne Visele. Where relevant, references and picture credits are at the end of the post About the 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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Using jealousy in dog training

Blog post about using jealousy to your advantage in rehabilitating a dog. March 2016 Article by Laure-Anne Visele. Where relevant, references and picture credits are 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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Ode to a great dog trainer at OhMyDog!

Ode to a great dog trainer and colleague By Laure-Anne Visele, 11 August 2015 OhMyDog!’s latest behaviour coach It’s difficult for me to write Tommaso with any objectivity. In the few months that we have worked together, he has not only managed to become an esteemed colleague, but also a good friend. But let me […]

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New photoshoot at the Ockenburgh

We went on another dog safari at the Ockenburg park in The Hague (29 and 30 Dec 2013.) We were hoping to capture classic poses for our body language presentation for the dog training school (OhMyDog!.) As usual, we got distracted and ended up just being caught up in the dogs’ charming antics, totally forgetting […]

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Dog photoshoot at the Ockenburg

Photoshoot from this morning’s (10 December 2013) communal dog walk at the gorgeous Ockenburg park in The Hague. It had been faaaar too long since I went on a dog safari. I love the Ockenburg, especially with the fallen leaves. If you live near The Hague, check it (and my other green secrets!) out. I […]

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Professional dog walker a cushy job? Think again

Interview with Dutch dog walker Paula Welgraven By Laure-Anne Viselé, May 2010 The interview ‘Woef-Out’ is a successful dog walking and pet sitting business based in The Hague, the Netherlands. In this article, I speak with founder/manager Paula Welgraven about a day in the life of a professional dog walker. Paula I met Paula in the […]

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The Hague and dogs: the rules

Reference article about dog rules and regulations in The Hague. By Laure-Anne Viselé, September 2010 Introduction This articles gives you a summary of the dog regulations in application in The Hague. Please regularly check with the municipality website for possible updates. Dogs must be kept on a lead except where marked otherwise (‘uitrengebied’, ‘uitloopgebied’, or ‘uitlaatplek’). […]

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The ultimate social integration prop: dog or kid?

Article about social integration with a dog in the Netherlands. By Laure-Anne Viselé, August 2010 Integrating to Dutch society For those of you unacquainted with the word, ‘inburgering’ means ‘ integration’ in Dutch. Personally, it took me a while to integrate after I’d first arrived from the UK. My first ‘house’ was an apartment in […]

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Muzzled dog attack

Article about attack by muzzled dog. By Laure-Anne Viselé, July 2010 Aggressive German Shepherd bullet Today, I took my 10-month old kid and my dog (fox terrier mix) to a park where offleash dogs are tolerated. I was walking with a group of friends and their own dogs when we saw this German Shepherd bolting […]

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More Flickr awards for Canis bonus pet photography

Mention of Flickr awards for Canis bonus pet photography. By Laure-Anne Viselé, June 2010 What a week this has been for me: today, I found out that another one of my pictures got eleven awards for pet portraiture on Flickr. This got me invited to more select Flickr crews from whom I can learn and […]

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