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Jogging with your dog: He doesn’t feel like it?

Article about jogging with your dog in the Netherlands By Laure-Anne Viselé, November 2010 As a dog writer, I have a bit of a professional deformation: I see dog diseases everywhere. So I indulged in my Munchausen’s by proxy again (seeing diseases in someone else). This time, it was for lumps on my dog’s rump. Completely […]

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Blimey, my dog’s barmy

Interview with English dog behaviourist Nick Jones By Laure-Anne Viselé, November 2010 This interview is part of my Dog Professionals Hall of fame, showcasing the dog professions in all their glory. Nick Jones: dog behaviourist Nick Jones is a well-established canine behaviourist. He is based in the UK. Should you ever get to speak to Nick, […]

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Stop your dog from scavenging while out walking

Article about training dogs to stop scavenging By Laure-Anne Viselé, December 2010 I have just read the most chilling news: 22 dogs have just been picked up by ambulance for acute poisoning in Utrecht (the Netherlands). Someone sprinkled bags full of yummy treats laced with poison. I am so disgusted. As many walks in my immediate neighbourhood are frequently […]

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Dogs: the Art of Intelligent Punishment

A rational look at punishment in dog training By Laure-Anne Visele, Nov 2012. The issue of punishment is one of the stickiest issues in the dog world. There are two extremes, and a flurry in the middle: Team right: extremely compulsion-based trainers: You get bonus points for hanging your dog up when he does not sit […]

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Professional dog walker a cushy job? Think again

Interview with Dutch dog walker Paula Welgraven By Laure-Anne Viselé, May 2010 The interview ‘Woef-Out’ is a successful dog walking and pet sitting business based in The Hague, the Netherlands. In this article, I speak with founder/manager Paula Welgraven about a day in the life of a professional dog walker. Paula I met Paula in the […]

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Dino Dogan: dog blogger extra-ordinaire

Interview with influential dog blogger Dino Dogan By Laure-Anne Viselé, November 2010 Who is Dino Dogan? With countless guest-posting, speaking gigs and over 5,000 Twitter followers, Dino Dogan is an accomplished social media entrepreneur. He has become nothing short of a figure head for the dog blogging community. When it comes to social media, he reads […]

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Thinking of getting a dog? Reality check

Article about the realities of dog ownership. By Laure-Anne Viselé, November 2010 Free leaflet FREE A5 brochure for your waiting room or shelter: Dog ownership suitability test. Please feel free to print and distribute. Why this article? I am prompted to write this article as yet another friend has just sent his dog back to […]

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A veterinarian on behaviour therapy

Interview with Veterinarian Richard Baeke. By Laure-Anne Viselé, October 2010 About Richard Baeke Richard Baeke is a veterinary doctor in the Netherlands. He has been practising veterinary medicine for 3 years, and likes to keep himself up-to-date on companion animal behaviour issues. We met at the Angela Stockdale workshop, and hit it off discussing the overlap […]

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Two sisters, Two groomers

Interview with dog groomers Marilyn and Kathleen Jacobs. By Laure-Anne Viselé, August 2010 Article en français: ‘Deux soeurs, Deux toiletteuses‘ About Marilyn and Kathleen Jacobs Picture two attractive, chatty, thirty-something twin sisters from French-speaking Belgium. Breaking with the family tradition for white collar careers, they had the determination and audacity to pursue their calling in dog […]

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Independence training for dog separation anxiety

Treatment protocol for dog separation anxiety. By Laure-Anne Viselé, October 2010; Last updated July 2012 Separation anxiety: what to do To hear me talk of separation anxiety on iTalk FM radio, click here. In this article, I give you a detailed treatment programme. This is appropriate for dogs that have started to exhibit separation distress […]

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