Category Archives: Dog training

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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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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Teenage girl takes on force-based trainers

Interview with Youtube prodigy Lucy Irvine By Laure-Anne Visele: Interview date Nov 2013. Release date Mar 2014. About the author I am a dog trainer, freelance writer and behaviour therapist. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, then specialized in dog behaviour problems. I co-founded OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) and in […]

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New book review out: High five with your rabbit

Book review: Bernice Muntz’ “High Five with your Rabbit” By Laure-Anne Visele, written May 2013. A contact of mine has just released her book “High five with your rabbit” in Dutch. This book enjoys rave reviews on the Dutch market, so I was quite excited when it came out in English. Here’s what I think […]

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New dog training school in The Hague

Announcement: science-based, fun-packed and force-free dog training school opens in The Hague By Laure-Anne Visele, written Mar 2013. 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 where I give individual guidance to dogs with […]

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Learning the Nintendo way

Latest neuroscience research on how children learn – applied to dogs By Laure-Anne Visele, written Nov 2012. I was cycling home, and listening to a mind-blowing podcast about neuroscience –God forbid I should ever be alone with my own thoughts… Read on for seven neuroscience tips to a genius child (or dog, or elephant, or […]

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Pooches on couches

Blog post about dogs on couches By Laure-Anne Visele, written Oct 2012. Bad influence Awkward moment. My dog lodged somewhere with a puppy. After his visit, their pup started sleeping on the couch. So: furious owner and very embarrassed me. So, today’s question is: “Should we allow them on our couches”? Are dogs on couches […]

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Dog training stages: teach your dog ANYTHING

Blog post about the dog training stages – ‘watch me‘ protocol By Laure-Anne Visele, dog training in The Hague, June 2012. The secret recipe for ALL dog training Training stages are steps through which to take the dog before he masters something new. If you get the principle, you can pretty much teach anything. In […]

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Preventing resource guarding in dogs

Advice on how to prevent resource guarding in your pet dog By Laure-Anne Visele, May 2012. Resource guarding = defending prized objects Resource guarding is the technical word for the dog defending prized objects or places. It can be a chew toy, a rag, a sleeping place, whatever. Signs of (budding) resource guarding can range […]

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Teach your dog not to beg, step 1

Recommendation of a video on teaching your dog not to beg By Susan Garrett This video was recommended to me by a professional trainers, to address the issue of dogs who beg. Simple and effective. Enjoy! Comments I love to read your comments, so leave me your thoughts any time. I’d particularly like to hear […]

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