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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


Corona virus and your pet dog

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This post was written by Laure-Anne Visele, Zoologist, on 16 Mar 2020. Last update: 20 Apr 2020. It reflects the understanding on this topic at that date. For the latest updates, please keep abreast of announcements by the WHO. Many dog owners have contacted us as they are anxious about the impact of the virus   …Continue Reading


Comparing the on-line puppy class with classes on the field

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Author: Laure-Anne ViselĂ©. Written on 17 April 2020 Puppy on-line started as an emergency measure, but now… When the Corona crisis broke out, we worked night and day to transform our puppy classes into an on-line learning experience. We wanted to give our students the opportunity to keep training their pup under our professional guidance   …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


The RIVM has (positively) reviewed OhMyDog’s corona measures

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Written on 17 March 2020, Laure-Anne Visele We have called the RIVM gebeld today to discuss our specific situation and have them review the measures we took to dampen the progress of the corona virus.   Upon reviewing the specifics, they confirmed that our measures are appropriate and that there is zero risk of contamination. Our   …Continue Reading


Corona virus: special measures

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Last update: 20 March 2020 (cancellation of all group lessons) (For our past measures, see here)   Group lessons inside (theory lessons and seminars, without dog) These are cancelled until further notice.  1-on-1 sessions (private training and behaviour advice sessions) Private training shall take place outside (at a suitable distance) if this can be organised   …Continue Reading


Dog cognition: scent research study

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At OhMyDog, we base our advice, courses and protocols on the latest research. We keep on top of the scientific literature so our clients get modern, reliable advice. Whilst surveying the latest research literature, we came across this interesting study, which we’ll summarize for you.  We all knew dogs rocked at smelling, but this takes   …Continue Reading


Dog behaviour therapy: when a scared dog falls asleep on your lap!

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What an honour! This young man (English cocker cross) finds visitors VERY stressful. He sees them as dangerous, and he then goes directly into protection mode (protecting his owner). This has reached the stage that receiving guests is really stressful for the family. I carried out a protocol we designed for guest-shy dogs. I was   …Continue Reading