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Trouble in the Home: Question 19
Which is not one of the common misunderstandings that dogs have concerning the social ordering of the family that will cause him to become disobedient?
He may believe that he is the Alpha-leader of your family and because of this misconception is trying to get you and your family to submit to his will.
He may believe that there are two separate social structures in the family one for the people and one for the dogs.
He may fear that you have relegated him to the social position of a peripheral dog and to rectify this situation is striving to find a place of acceptance in the social order of your family.
He may believe that you have cast him out and that he no longer has a rightful part in the social order of your family and on top of that is unable to escape what he considers the family’s territory.
Please make a selection.