Tag: desensitisation and counterconditioning

  • The zones of sensitisation

    The zones of sensitisation

    Blog post by zoologist and dog behaviourist Laure-Anne Viselé, 24 November 2020 The zones of sensitisation are one of the most important concepts you will ever come across about dog behaviour. It tackles so many essentials:  Why your dog’s unwanted behaviour often gets worse if you don’t do anything about it.  Why management (a.k.a. PROACTIVELY […]

  • Teach your puppy to be a great patient

    Teach your puppy to be a great patient

    As a Certified Fear Free Veterinary Handling professional, the “learn to love vet procedures” is my favourite puppy lesson to give. “Fear-Free” stands for reducing the chance that animals are traumatised by veterinary intervention through behavioural prevention, teaching the pet and treatment. We don’t just leave it in the  hands of professional trainers and behaviourists, […]