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Attachment in dogs: the latests Doggo article is out

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Attachment is all the rage in doggie world at the moment. Laure-Anne has just written an article (in Dutch) for Doggo about the scientific aspects of attachment in dogs.    Photo credits: Shelter dog head through grid: Photographer Eric Pleitez from Flickr. CC BY 2.0. No modifications made. In this feature, you can read about, among other things:  What we   …Continue Reading


Should we really be suing dog shelters?

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Blog post by Laure-Anne Visele, dog behaviourist, 18 June 2020 Should we really be suing dog shelters? The bite incident that started it all On Sunday 31 July 2016, a 6-year old girl got viciously attacked by her neighbour’s dog in Amsterdam. The dog’s owner had recently adopted him from the local shelter, and had,   …Continue Reading


Review article: EVERYTHING research has to say about why puppy needs love

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Written by Laure-Anne Visele-Jonkman on 15 June 2020 Based on Dietz et al’s 2018 article on the importance of early life experiences for the development of behavioural disorders in domestic dogs Summary in layman’s terms of a scientific article about the impact of a sub-optimal early environment in pups Introduction Dietz et al’s article is   …Continue Reading


Greeting other dogs when on the lead: good or bad idea?

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Blog post about on-lead greetings, by Laure-Anne Visele (MSc, dog behaviourist), on 3 June 2020 I got this really cute picture from a puppy student of mine, showing how well socialisation to other pups was going with her adorable girl.  My initial instinct as a behaviourist My initial instinct was to check the dogs’ body   …Continue Reading


The new course dates are official

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We have finally managed! After a very unpredictable period, we finally have enough visibility to finalise our summer planning. See below for the dog training lessons this summer (in The Hague):   


OhMyDog re-opening phases

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OhMyDog is opening again (in phases)! This is obviously dependent on how the corona situation develops. Important: Keep an eye on your mailbox (including your spam box) so that you can confirm when you have received a mail from us. First wave From Monday 18 May, the following Monday groups can start again (at the   …Continue Reading


The surprising advantages of a puppy class on-line

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Are you curious about the pros and cons of a puppy class on-line? Check out our infographic. You might be surprised by things like: On-line puppy classes are actually ideal for pups who get easily overwhelmed or over-excited. The puppy classes on the field also keep puppies apart as much as possible. This is because the   …Continue Reading


Corona virus and your pet dog

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This post was written by Laure-Anne Visele, Zoologist, on 16 Mar 2020. Last update: 20 Apr 2020. It reflects the understanding on this topic at that date. For the latest updates, please keep abreast of announcements by the WHO. Many dog owners have contacted us as they are anxious about the impact of the virus   …Continue Reading


The corona puppy generation

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Written by Laure-Anne Visele 27 March 2020 We dog trainers worry about a generation of corona puppies. In these times of social distancing, how on earth do you socialise your puppy?  The socialisation period When it comes to socialisating your puppy, you only have a limited time window (roughly 7 weeks to 3 months old).   …Continue Reading


‘Leave it’ Harry Potter styles

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  Written by Laure-Anne Visele, 24 March 2020 So my kid was annoyed with me as I’d kept using our traditional ‘leave it’ to teach the dog to leave things alone, instead of the new cue we’d replaced it with: ‘Expelliamus’. What did I catch him doing? Only the cutest thing! He is throwing a   …Continue Reading