Tag Archives: desensitization

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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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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Dog-dog aggression: a self-help guide

Treatment protocol for dog-dog on-leash aggression By Laure-Anne Viselé, August 2010 Introduction A friend of mine wrote to me from Thailand recently. She’d adopted a starving street dog who is  hopelessly dog-dog aggressive. Given the distance involved, I could only help her educate herself on some specific topics and point her in the right direction. […]

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Dog training shopping list

Blog post about dog training tips wish-list. By Laure-Anne Viselé, July 2010 Right, I’ll stop being lazy and put a training plan together for my dog again, as we’re slacking. Here is my shopping list: Vet’s desensitisation Sep-anx maintenance in case I have to work from the office more often again Desensitise him to tooth […]

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