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Puppy socialisation versus vaccination

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Written by Laure-Anne Viselé-Jonkman On 16 February 2021 Photo credits at the end of this post At what age should my pup start with puppy classes? Puppy owners often struggle with this question: On the one hand, you read everywhere that you should start as soon as possible with socialisation On the other hand, young   …Continue Reading


Sleep in puppies versus adult dogs (scientific research)

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Written by Laure-Anne Viselé-Jonkman On February 10, 2021 Photo credits at the end of this post OhMyDog stands for evidence-based information about dog training and behaviour. We do our best to keep up to date with significant research. This is how this interesting piece of research made it to my radar. Reference Kinsman, R. et   …Continue Reading


On-line puppy classes: the little known advantages

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Written by Laure-Anne Viselé-Jonkman (PG Dip, MSc, BSc, O&O KI) On Feb 4, 2021 Illustration credits at the end of the post You’ve been waiting SO long for your puppy to arrive and he’s finally here! You soon find out that that cute fluffy head can get quite naughty and, let’s face it, maddening at   …Continue Reading


Safety and continuity in your dog training classes: it IS possible

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We have adapted our planning to strict corona measures, so that we can continue the lessons with continuity and security even during periods of strict lockdowns. For example, the groups are kept very small (2-4, depending on the lockdown) and late classes are no longer given (to take into account a possible extension of the   …Continue Reading


Puppy classes: where we teach YOU to teach your dog

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Written by Laure-Anne Viselé-Jonkman, Dog Behavior Therapist (MSc, Postgrad. Dip., BSc, KI – O&O), 15 Jan 2021 Illustration credits are listed at the end of the article   Take a look at these e-mails we get from puppy owners interested in joining our puppy class. These are their typical wishes for the puppy class. You   …Continue Reading


Puppy fight club

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Written by Laure-Anne Viselé (BSc, MSc, PG Dip., O&O), Zoologist and dog behaviour therapist 22 September 2020 “I want to lodge a complaint about your puppy class. I expected my pup would be playing around with other pups every week and, not only don’t you do that in class but we are even asked to   …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 I directly checked the photo for signs of tension   …Continue Reading


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


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