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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):   


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


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


Puppy goes online

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We wanted to be there for our puppy students to let them continue with socialization and obedience during their pup’s socialisation period. We are proud to unveil our on-line learning environment! This way, our students can pick up where they left off in the puppy class, even in these difficult times.   Existing students get   …Continue Reading


When is it OK to pick up my dog?

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  Author: Laure-Anne Viselé Written on: 17 Feb 2020   Is it OK to pick up your dog? Actually, that depends.   My dog is scared, and I want to help him In the following situations, it is absolutely a good idea to pick up your dog, as long as…  Your dog does feel safe in   …Continue Reading


The sheltie that barked too much

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Meet Mr. X, a lovely, lovely, lovely Sheltie I have seen in behaviour therapy lately. The problem? Barking of course.   Make a behaviourist appointment Together with his handler, we analysed the various reasons behind that problem. I then put together a training plan that tackles these. A training plan that: 1. Teaches the dog   …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


Separation anxiety? Different diagnoses

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Summary of the findings of: Santos de Assis et al, 2019: “Developing diagnostic frameworks in veterinary behavioural medicine: disambiguating separation related problems in dogs“       The ‘separation anxiety’ diagnosis gets thrown around quite a lot, but is that justified – or even helpful? There seem to be different forms of separation problems, and   …Continue Reading


Obedience Beyond: new dog training course in The Hague

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OhMyDog Dog Training’s latest new course, Obedience Beyond, is starting on (Mondays, 8.10pm) 6 January on our field in The Hague. Thereafter, you can enrol every 5 weeks.  Are you looking for a hobby with lots of variety for you and your dog?  Then Obedience Beyond could be something for you.  Every 5 weeks, we start   …Continue Reading