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Teaching your dog not to jump up

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Why do dogs jump up? In most situations, they want to greet you, but are too rough about it. As innocent as it is, it can be annoying, scary and downright dangerous in some situations. Solution? Snubby princess Bob and his Obedience instructor Samantha demonstrate the *Snubby princess exercise to teach dogs not to jump   …Continue Reading


Training dog trainers: how meta can you get?

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OhMyDog is not just a dog training school for dog owners and their dogs, but is also a teaching organisation for dog professionals. We take candidates under our wings and help them grow into well-rounded dog trainers with: A solid grasp on the theory, Experience in the latest and least invasive methods, Respect and empathy   …Continue Reading


Dog training school: What is a Behaviour Coach?

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Written by Chad van Gessel, Behaviour Coach, November 2016 Picture credits at the end of the post. No modifications were made to any of the illustrations. About Chad Chad studied Animal Management, has his own dog food delivery company here in The Hague, works for the Dierenambulance, and is one of our Behaviour Coaches at the dog   …Continue Reading


Puppy socialisation in The Hague: wheelie bins

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OhMyDog!’s puppy trainer Tommaso demonstrating the key to exposing the pups to potentially scary stimuli: at such a distance that the pup NOTICES but DOES NOT MIND This time, we are getting them used to the sound of a big wheelie bin being rolled around. We instruct the dogs’ guardians to make a reward sound   …Continue Reading


It’s back to school for The Hague’s dogs

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After two weeks of well-deserved rest, your friendly dog nerds are back for the obedience and puppy lessons from Wednesday 27 July 2016. Click here for the lesson schedule. We can’t wait to meet our new students! Welcome back to school, doggies! Na twee weken rust en vakantie, zijn jouw vriendelijke hondennerds terug voor de gehoorzaamheid en puppy lessen vanaf woensdag 27   …Continue Reading


Welcome to our dog training team in The Hague, Janneke

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We are really happy to count Janneke van der Laan as one of our trainers. Janneke brings impressive baggage with her: Janneke… has a Master’s in neuroscience, is a PhD candidate in dog welfare, is a university lecturer on animal behaviour, has a postgraduate specialisation in applied companion animal behaviour, is an experienced foster-carer for special needs   …Continue Reading


New obedience 1 classes start tonight

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After our last bunch of happy graduates two weeks ago, we are happy to welcome, for the Dutch-speaking class: Sem, Jax, Roos, Muis, Nala (our first Chinese crested!) and Bindy for the English-speaking class: Sam, Alvin, Hamlet, Jarrah and Laos I will be the instructor for the English-speaking class. I will be assisted by our Janneke. For the   …Continue Reading


Congratulations on your graduation, obedience 1 students!

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Congratulations to our latest batch of obedience 1 graduates! During this class, our students have learnt to: reliably sit, even with a distraction down reliable leave it, at just a whisper and even with a happy voice. reliable let go/drop it, even when the dog is very excited emergency recall: upon hearing that sound, the dogs come charging   …Continue Reading