Author Archives: Canis bonus

Dog jealousy: not a myth after all?

Quick review of a research paper on dogs and jealousy (Harris & Prouvost, 2014) By Laure-Anne Visele, Sep 2014. About the author I am the co-founder and head trainer at OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) and run my own canine behaviour therapy practice at Canis bonus. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, […]

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Latest good review: And still it’s a good dog

My latest book review is out. ‘And still it’s a good dog’ is a book written in Dutch. The authors, a historian and a behaviour veterinarian, interviewed owners of dogs with serious behaviour problems about what they went through. It shares their stories of personal growth and heart break. It talks of the intolerance of the public and the courage of the […]

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Latest dog book review: Zoobiquity

My latest book review is out. Taster: The book was written by a cardiologist and psychiatrist with a growing obsession for comparative medicine: Alexandra Natterson Horowitz. The central question is: “Do animals also get…?” (fill in the blank with every imaginable human disorder). The resounding answer to that question is yes again and again. So pick this […]

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It’s scientifically proven that… I don’t know

Shout-out about guest post on the Sedrick Vangronsveld dog training blog By Laure-Anne Visele, August 2014. About the author I am a canine behaviour therapist and dog trainer. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, then got a postgrad specialization in applied animal behaviour. When I am not training dogs for OhMyDog! (dog training school in […]

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Dirty secrets: my dog is not perfect

Confessions of an imperfect dog trainer By Laure-Anne Visele, Aug 2014. About the author I am a dog trainer and canine behaviour therapist. I graduated in Zoology, certified in dog training, then got a postgrad specialization in applied animal behaviour. When I am not training dogs for OhMyDog! (dog training school in The Hague) or helping […]

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Pit Bulls are Dogs too, guest post by Lori Nanan

Guest post about reward-based training on pit bulls By Lori Nanan, Mar 2013. Intro Lori got on my radar in Facebook, with her great pictures advocating force-free training. All pictures featured Pit Bulls carrying out all sorts of training feats. I approached Lori to ask her to write an article for Canis bonus. Enjoy! The […]

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New photoshoot at the Ockenburgh

We went on another dog safari at the Ockenburg park in The Hague (29 and 30 Dec 2013.) We were hoping to capture classic poses for our body language presentation for the dog training school (OhMyDog!.) As usual, we got distracted and ended up just being caught up in the dogs’ charming antics, totally forgetting […]

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Dog photoshoot at the Ockenburg

Photoshoot from this morning’s (10 December 2013) communal dog walk at the gorgeous Ockenburg park in The Hague. It had been faaaar too long since I went on a dog safari. I love the Ockenburg, especially with the fallen leaves. If you live near The Hague, check it (and my other green secrets!) out. I […]

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New book review out: Feeling Outnumbered?

Book review: Karen B. London’s and Patricia B. McConnell’s “Feeling Outnumbered? How to manage and enjoy your multi-dog household” By Laure-Anne Visele, written Oct 2013. Book review This article is part of my collection of book reviews. AUTHORS: Karen B. London & Patricia B. McConnell PUBLISHING YEAR: 2001 SUMMARY: Step-by-step guide to dealing with common […]

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New book review out: High five with your rabbit

Book review: Bernice Muntz’ “High Five with your Rabbit” By Laure-Anne Visele, written May 2013. A contact of mine has just released her book “High five with your rabbit” in Dutch. This book enjoys rave reviews on the Dutch market, so I was quite excited when it came out in English. Here’s what I think […]

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