Category Archives: Dog writing

Latest dog book review is out: How the dog became the dog

Shout-out about book review on dog’s evolutionary history By Laure-Anne Visele, October 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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Latest good review: And still it’s a good dog

My latest book review is out. ‘And still it’s a good dog’ is a book written in Dutch. The authors, a historian and a behaviour veterinarian, interviewed owners of dogs with serious behaviour problems about what they went through. It shares their stories of personal growth and heart break. It talks of the intolerance of the public and the courage of the […]

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Latest dog book review: Zoobiquity

My latest book review is out. Taster: The book was written by a cardiologist and psychiatrist with a growing obsession for comparative medicine: Alexandra Natterson Horowitz. The central question is: “Do animals also get…?” (fill in the blank with every imaginable human disorder). The resounding answer to that question is yes again and again. So pick this […]

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It’s scientifically proven that… I don’t know

Shout-out about guest post on the Sedrick Vangronsveld dog training blog By Laure-Anne Visele, August 2014. About the author I am a canine behaviour therapist and dog trainer. 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 […]

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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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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 book review out: Feisty Fido

Book review: Patricia McConnell’s and Karen B. London Feisty Fido By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHORS: Patricia McConnell and Karen B. London   PUBLISHING YEAR: 2005 SUMMARY: Pocket-sized booklet explaining the rehabilitation steps for dogs that are aggressive to other dogs when on-leash. AUDIENCE If […]

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New book review out: Preventing puppy problems

Book review: Dee Woodcock’s Preventing puppy problems By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHOR: Dee Woodcock PUBLISHING YEAR: 2002 SUMMARY: Pocket-sized booklet teaching puppy owners how to avoid and deal with common puppy problems using modern methods. REVIEW This book is insanely useful and… insanely […]

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New book review out: Dog Sense

Book review: John Bradshaw’s Dog Sense By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHOR: John Bradshaw PUBLISHING YEAR: 2011 SUMMARY: Dog Sense is a giant research literature survey, written in layman’s terms, about dogs’ behaviour through: evolution, domestication, cognitive abilities, emotions, genetics, and training methods. REVIEW It […]

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New book review out: Measuring behaviour

Book review: Martin and Bateson’s Measuring Behaviour By Laure-Anne Visele, written Dec 2012. This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHORS: Paul Martin & Patrick Bateson PUBLISHING YEAR: 2007 SUMMARY: Overview of the standards and techniques of behaviour measurement in research. CONTENTS Overview of the behaviour sciences Pre-study decisions Sampling and recording […]

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