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Pack Social Structure: Question 5
What expectations will your dog have concerning the social ordering of your family?
He will expect that there will be an Alpha- leader present in your family, there will be a descending social order within the family, that it is possible for him to ascend in the social order, and that he will be allowed to interact socially with you and your family.
Your dog will expect that he and all other members of the family are social equals, each having the exact same authority, privilege, and responsibility within the family.
You dog will expect that there will be two different social orderings in the family, one for dogs and one for the humans and that they do not mix.
Your dog is expecting that there will be no social ordering in the family and will expect everyone to defer to him and treat him as if he were special.
Please make a selection.