I hear the word “dominant” used a lot when people talk about dogs. Unfortunately it’s a mostly inaccurate term that is used incorrectly. And that often results in some pretty rough treatment for some dogs. Do you think you have a dominant dog? You might want to think again. In fact, you might want to take a step back and make sure of what you mean when you say “dominant.” It’s time we took a closer look and found a different way to talk about unwanted behaviour.
A transcript of the main text of What To Do If You Think Your Dog Is “Dominant” is available at the Life As A Human online magazine website. You can visit Life as a Human to find this and other articles.
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