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Laura Vissaritis

Laura Vissaritis

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Laura Vissaritis is a qualified dog behaviourist with many years of experience. With her expertise in psychology and education, she formulated the ‘Dognitive Therapy’ approach to dog training, helping thousands of people not only develop better relationships with their dogs but also improve their own lives. Laura lives in Victoria with her Staffordshire bull terrier, Chester, two rescue dogs, Alma and Cash, and rescue cat, Pacho.

Books by Laura Vissaritis

The Rescue Dog

A practical guide to adopting, training and living with a rescue dog, from popular dog trainer and animal behaviourist Laura Vissaritis.

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Dognitive Therapy

To change your dog’s behaviour, first you must change yours. A mindful approach to training your dog from Australia’s leading dog behaviourist.

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Things Your Dog Wants You to Know

Expert dog behaviourist Laura Vissaritis (with able assistance from her bull terrier Chester) introduces Dognitive Therapy, an approach that teaches you how to understand the world from your dog's point of view.

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