The importance of being “dominant” over our dogs, and being their “pack leader” has been ingrained in our thinking about relationships between people and dogs.  Yet most of what you’ve heard from popular media are myths, and disconnected from what science has learned about BOTH wolf and dog behavior.  Thankfully, more and more people are abandoning these outdated ideas about “dominance” and advocating for better ways to create beneficial relationships between dogs and people.

In this tip you’ll learn that your dog isn’t the status seeker you’ve been led to believe and it’s really NOT that hard to be a good leader.

Plus, we’ll clear up confused ideas about what ‘dog psychology’ is and isn’t and whether it’s helpful in training your dog.

 If you haven’t already taken our free Five Myths About Dominance in Dogs That Can Harm You and Your Dog, start the course  HERE NOW. 

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