The Myth of the ‘Alpha Dog’

Misconceptions about dog “society” lead to mistakes in how we treat our pets.

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How many times have you heard that dogs are pack animals with an alpha as the head, and that if you don’t take the alpha position and dominate them, they will dominate you? People who buy into that concept often treat their dogs harshly in the belief that’s the only way to make sure their […]
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