Thursday, 17 March 2016

"How To Become The Pack Leader For Your Dog"

The most important question to ask yourself when you train your dog is " How do I convince my dog that I am the pack leader" This communicates to your dog that your in charge. As the pack leader you are the decision maker. For example - You will decide where you would go on your walks, on how to behave in different situations and how to respond to different people and things that you will come across in daily life.

Dogs are pack animals, so its important that you study how pack animals behave and operate in daily life. The sooner you understand the dynamics of pack animals and how the leader makes all the decisions for the pack, the easier it will become for you to train your dog. If you let you dog make its own decisions, then one day your dog will do something very wrong and make a mistake that you will regret later in life.

To understand how to become the pack leader you must first recognize that your dogs world is very different to yours. Your world, by that I mean, the type of car you drive, the amount of money you make and all the other things that we do as humans means absolutely nothing to a dog. All your dog really would rather trade all that for a nice little snack.

Just by giving commands for your to sit down before you give her diner is a long way from what you should be actually achieving in order to convince your dog that you are the pack leader that she should follow. Dominating your dog by being domineering is definitely the wrong way and it may in fact make the matter worse, teaching your dog that physical strength is what it needs to become the pack leader is a sure way to fire back at you. Even if you have a smaller dog and you may be able to force it into submission, but it does not mean it convinces your dog that you are worthy of being a pack leader just because you are a bully.

 So the real question then is," How do you become a good pack leader so that you can train your dog?" No matter whatever the breed of your dog, they always use the same principles to check to establish the leader of the pack. But the best way to see how it is done so that you can put it into practice is to watch it on video. there are a few videos which are provided down in the link where you can see how it is done by a professional dog trainer. But some of the most important areas to take control to establish pack leadership are as follows:

The pack leader maintains and keeps total calm composure and is in control where your dog alerts you to danger. This would include anything that your dog perceives as dangerous and barks at in and around your house.
When you take your dog for a walk , she should not at any stage pull you around and decide where you go for a walk. In fact these videos below demonstrate how to teach your dog how to go on walks with you.
When you have convinced your dog that you are the pack leader, she will able to switch of completely and relax when she is in the house, if your dog is unable to relax she will think she is the pack leader and will be alert all the time because she is on pack leader duty!

Getting your dog to relax depends on how you greet and play with your dog after you come home from work or somewhere else. The difference between being a pack leader and follower is so subtle that you need to watch the videos a few times in order to understand it.
Finally, the method you use to feed your dog establishes the fact of who is the pack leader and it is a lot more subtle that just merely asking your dog to sit and behave! These methods will work even if you have a dog who is not motivated by food. If you want to learn how to train your dog and how to become a pack leader in a series of videos, click The Online Dog Trainer

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