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K9 Doggie article, for the week of Monday, 17-Jun-2024 00:00:01 PDT

Alpha Dogs

Dogs are naturally pack animals. In the pack, there is one dog, the leader, who rules the pack. This is the alpha dog.

In your household, the pack consists of both the humans and k9's. To make the pack enjoyable for everyone, we musy take the role of the alpha. This will ensure that the dogs know their place. All dogs really do want to have a leader, but in the absence of one, they WILL become one.

For more information on this subject, there is a lot of good information available online, at sites like canismajor and (this page isn't husky specific however)