Tag Archives: dog behaviour therapy

Why I want behaviour therapy to become a regulated profession

Blog post by dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Visele, The Hague, sharing the harms of unqualified dog behaviour advice Written in: June 2018. Illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I am the dog behaviour therapist at Canis bonus, and Head Trainer […]

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Punk your dog – Want dog training to work in real life, not just in practice?

Article by The Hague dog trainer Laure-Anne Visele about road-proofing your dog training exercises, published in October 2016 Illustration credits at the end of the post. Names and identifying features have been changed to protect the dog handler’s privacy About the author: certified dog trainer and applied behaviourist in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne […]

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When a skeptic talks to an animal communicator

Scientific sceptic Laure-Anne Visele interviews animal communicator Marieke Akgul. Conducted in January 2015. Article by Laure-Anne Visele, published in September 2016 Illustration credits at the end of the post Marieke, animal communicator Marieke lives with her husband and their five cats close to Groningen (North of the Netherlands). What intrigued me was that part of her job […]

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Latest dog book review: The bark stops here

Dog book review announcement: Terry Ryan’s “The Barks Stops Here” By Laure-Anne Visele, May 2015 About the review’s author: certified dog trainer in The Hague My name is Laure-Anne and I can help with your dog’s behaviour questions if you live in The Hague or region. I am a dog behaviour therapist for Canis bonus, and Head Trainer at OhMyDog! dog training school. […]

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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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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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Canine exorcism: treating fear aggression:

Science popularisation article about fear aggression By Laure-Anne Visele, written Jan 2013. Dog desensitization vs. exorcism Does Rover — normally an angel — turn into the devil incarnate at the mere sight of a jogger (or another dog)? Perhaps a little exorcism is in order. Either that, or… a spot of “Systematic Desensitization and Counter-Conditioning” (aka […]

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