Behavioral training is not just for the dog but also for the owner. Its the owners responsibility to learn how to lead their pack and apply the boundaries as a pack leader
Failing to stick to this golden rule will create behavioral issues, which if not addressed correctly will escalate further. This can cause discontent and unrest between family and friends.
Learn how the body language of people and other animals plays a vital role in a dogs behavior, grasp the concepts behind a dogs way of thinking and see what actions create negative and positive results.
Without this knowledge, you can easily undo any training provided by a dog trainer and create a viscous cycle of progression and remission, further de-stabalising your dog.
Its great to love a dog and make them a part of your family, but are you loving them too much?.
Dogs like affection no different to many animals, but that affection can be shown the wrong way leading to an unstable and nervous creature. Its important to show your affection to your dog in the right manner, boosting confidence and positive mental balance..
Learn to recognize if your dogs fits your pack. Some dogs (regardless of their breed) have a strong disposition and are natural pack leaders and will constantly push to be top dog.
These dogs require confident and strong pack leaders to keep them in check. This could lead to the requirement of re-homing in order to provide the structure and balance the dog requires.
Your beloved dog may be your part of your family but they are still a pack animal at heart and require stability and direction. You may very well love, care and nurture your pet with all the best of your intentions, but your physical actions may be giving the wrong signals and leading your dog into an unstable and insecure mindset.