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The ‘Alpha Roll’ and dog training

Arggghhhh the ‘Alpha Roll’….
There is still the misconception that when ‘you think a dog is being dominant, you should roll him on his back in an “Alpha Roll” and growl in his face because thats what an alpha wolf would do.
In a pack of wolves, higher-ranking wolves do not roll lower ranking wolves on their backs. [Read More…]

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Leadership and dominance in dog training

~Pack Instinct~
I firmly believe that even after so many years of domesticity ‘pack instinct’ remains in dogs. Heirachy is vital for group living species. For the domestic dog heirachy starts to show itself from about week three of age. [Read More…]

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