Category Archives: Dog behaviour

Latest dog book review: Dogs don’t look both ways

Dog book review announcement: Jane Hanser’s “Dogs don’t look both ways” By Laure-Anne Visele, April 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 […]

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Gasp! They treat their dog like a child

Blog post on intelligent anthropomorphism By Laure-Anne Viselé, February 2015 Full illustration credits at the end of the post About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I run Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice for dogs with behaviour problems. I am also the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I graduated in […]

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Latest dog book review: Animal madness

Dog book review announcement: Animal madness By Laure-Anne Visele, February 2015 About the review’s author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I run Canis bonus, a behaviour therapy  practice for dogs with behaviour problems. I am also the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague). I graduated in Zoology, and am a licensed dog […]

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Dogs and dominance: the fine prints

Counter-counter-counter-counter-counter-counter-apologetics about the dogs and dominance debate By Laure-Anne Visele, Feb 2015 Full illustration credits at the end of the post. About the author: certified dog trainer in The Hague I am a behaviour therapist for dogs (Canis bonus, The Hague, Westland, Delft and region) and the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The […]

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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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Mutts on meds

Opinion piece on veterinary psychopharmacology By Laure-Anne Visele, November 2014 Facile use: Just pop him a chill pill I am staunchly against the willy-nilly use of medication. But when the problems are so serious that the dog is suffering, or just can’t learn anything – including behavioural therapy – it’s time to do something. Let’s be crystal clear here: […]

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The helpdesk syndrome of dog training

Blog post about the sod’s law of dog training By Laure-Anne Visele, November 2014 About the author I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) and run a behaviour therapy practice at Canis bonus. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, and got a postgrad specialization in applied animal behaviour. When […]

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Dog jealousy: not a myth after all?

Quick review of a research paper on dogs and jealousy (Harris & Prouvost, 2014) By Laure-Anne Visele, Sep 2014. About the author I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) and run my own canine behaviour therapy practice at Canis bonus. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, […]

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Dirty secrets: my dog is not perfect

Confessions of an imperfect dog trainer By Laure-Anne Visele, Aug 2014. About the author I am a dog trainer and canine behaviour therapist. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, then got a postgrad specialization in applied animal behaviour. When I am not training dogs for OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) or helping […]

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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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