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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


Fear Free veterinary handling

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Laure-Anne, one of OhMyDog’s behaviourists, is Fear-Free certified. This means that you can book training sessions to help your dog cope with veterinary procedures and help reduce fear/aggression or stop them from developing.  Without Fear-Free training, many dogs, particularly chronic patients, become scared of veterinary treatments.  Fear-Free training help dogs feel calmer, and even collaborate, during   …Continue Reading


Rescue a pup from a puppy milll?

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Ellie investigates the puppy import from Hungary to the Netherlands – Hungary being the most prominente land of origin of illegal pups. She uncovers a huge business: the illegal puppy trade is actually one of the top 3 most lucrative criminal activities in Europe (after the drugs trade). How does the illegal puppy trade work?   …Continue Reading


Fear and aggression: Why just exposing the dog in gradual steps won’t work

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About the author Laure-Anne Visele is a dog behaviourist and zoologist. Laure-Anne is OhMyDog’s behaviourist and gives consults to clients in The Hague, Delft, Westland and region (in Dutch or English).  Laure-Anne is a certified dog behaviourist with a degree in Zoology (University of Newcastle, United Kingdom) and postgraduate diploma in Applied Companion Animal Behaviour   …Continue Reading


Puppies and kids: some words of advice from dog professionals

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We have prepared this quick fact-sheet to help you steer the interactions between your do and your kids.  Puppies and kids: The link leads to a collection of resources for safe child-dog interactions. The core points are: Understand dogs: Familiarise kids with dog body language, and teach them to respect it. Mine! Kids never grab   …Continue Reading


Dog behaviour seminar in The Hague: Zoologists’ secrets to a happy dog (March 2017)

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On Wednesday 29 March, we are giving our seminar on dog behaviour again, a¬†science- and fun-packed two hours by Zoologist Laure-Anne Visele, sharing little known but useful secrets behind your dog’s behaviour. Book now   Location: OhMyDog Den Haag, Wijndaelerweg 12. Directions here. Presenter: Laure-Anne Visele, Zoologist and Dog Behaviourist. Date and time:¬†Wednesday 29 March   …Continue Reading