Monthly Archives: July 2012

The seven year itch: another dog myth bites the dust

Article about dog years equivalence in human age By Laure-Anne Visele, July 2012 One dog year = seven human years = zero truth If a rule of thumb is too convenient, it’s just too good to be true. The ‘seven-year rule’ is no exception. Here’s a more intelligent way to estimate your dog’s maturity in […]

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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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The science behind dog separation anxiety

Science popularisation article about dog separation anxiety. By Laure-Anne Viselé, July 2012 Separation anxiety and science To hear me talk of separation anxiety on iTalk FM radio, click here. For a fantastic handout by a vet for vets: Sherman – Understanding separation anxiety – 2008. This article is part of a three-post series on separation distress. This […]

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Article on the front page of the Dog Lover Daily

Shout out about article in the Dog Lover Daily By Laure-Anne Viselé, July 2012. There’s no feeling like seeing one of your articles on another blog or on-line newspaper. It’s happened again. This time, with the Dog Lover Daily. The article is about translating dog years into human years, and it landed on the front page. […]

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Holistic practitioner: science meets alternative veterinary care

Interview with dog behaviour therapist and author, Monique Bladder By Laure-Anne Viselé, Interviewed May 2011; Released July 2012. This interview is part of a series of talks with dog professionals from around the world. I’ve interviewed behaviour-curious vets, certified dog walkers, assistance dog trainers, dog scientists, etc. The series gives you a fly-on-the-wall view of the […]

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