Tag: pack leader

Pack Rank

Even though there has been much time focused on Hanani, especially with her Reform School endeavors, allow me to show you an indirect consequence of this intense training. As I have worked this daring Dutchie, pushing her beyond her limits at times, Mia wanders around and actually “helps”–if […]

Fearful dog, Many faces of Dominance

Dog dominance has many faces. Dominance is inherent in dogs. This is primarily why establishing a solid foundation of pack leadership is crucial for any dog. Some dogs are more or less dominant than others, true. But dominance is a language of all dogs. They all understand it. […]

Stop Barking at Everything!

When we first moved into our new home last summer, Hanani was merely 6 months young. She ran after and barked at anything that even appeared to move. If she could get a hold of whatever it was, watch out! Mia, a rather mouthy Pit Bull, was truly […]

Be Pack Leader I

Everything that has anything to do with your dog revolves around you as the center of your dog’s world. YOU are his leader. YOU are his provider. YOU are his protector, primary playmate, groomer, everything. Your household is a pack and you are pack leader. Most folks turn […]

Dynamics of Dog Pack Structure

  There is an all too common misconception, usually unspoken, amongst dog owners today. It is the attitude of adoring your pup above all else. It is the daily life of treating that pup as if she were a human child. It is the accommodation of all things […]

Ignore Me, Please

While the spring buds blossom and the birds whistle their tune, I see more and more dogs out walking people. All over the place, whether in stores, on the streets, or corner cafes, puppies and dogs of all sorts are catching an “ooh!” or “ah!” from the passing […]