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Puppy fight club

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Written by Laure-Anne Visel√© (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


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


Nieuwe hondentrainers gezocht!

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Ben je op zoek naar de volgende uitdaging in jouw kennis van hondentraining en hondengedrag? Ben je op zoek voor een leuke (semi-)vrijwilliger part-time bijbaantje met honden voor op de lange termijn? Ben je benieuwd naar evidence-based hondentraining? Wil je in een klein, informeel, internationaal team 1 avond per week honden trainen? Neem een kijkje   …Continue Reading


Why great puppy classes give your pup the best start in life

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  More experienced dog owners ask themselves if they would benefit from puppy classes. We get that question a lot, so we thought we’d create an infographic to explain the benefits of a responsibly run puppy class, even for experienced owners.   Enjoy and share!    More info about the puppy class Book a spot   …Continue Reading


Littermate syndrome (nestgenoot syndroom)

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We sometimes get a mail in our inbox asking to register 2 pups at once. Instead of filling us with joy, we dread the moment that we’ll have to explain littermate syndrome to the unsuspecting owner. Littermate syndrome: what is it? Littermate syndrome is a phenomenon that we often see, whereby littermates who are raised   …Continue Reading


Teach your puppy to be a great patient

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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,   …Continue Reading