Monthly Archives: August 2012

Six steps to a zen dog

Article on how to teach your dog to be calm By Laure-Anne Visele, written August 2012. The wonders of a calm dog No-one likes an over-excited dog, myself included: I don’t like to be nagged and jumped on and run circles around. I hate the sound of barking. Aaaand, good luck getting him do something, […]

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Dog facts and myth busters

Interesting AND scientific dog facts By Laure-Anne Visele, started August 2012. Buried in books… I am always knee-deep in in dog behaviour research, so I’ve collected a few gems about dogs. This is where I’ll be sharing the goodies.   No, not another pseudo-scientific page. When I promise a fact, you get a fact: not a an old […]

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A dog and an anthropologist walk into a bar

Interview with a dog researcher and animal welfare policy adviser By Laure-Anne Visele, interview on May 2012, target date for publication September 2012. Behind the scenes with dog pros 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 […]

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Dog diet: vegan to raw meat

Article about the BARF and vegan diets for dogs. By Laure-Anne Visele, August 2012 Dog nutrition? I have been having this nagging feeling that I am not doing right by my dog by feeding him his good old kibble (premium brand, mind). So, after the so manieth pet food recalls, I buckled up and started […]

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