How do I become a Pack Leader?

Don’t worry about being a pack leader. Dogs, while social, are not actually pack animals. Terms like pack leader, alpha dog, and dominant/submissive are outdated and not relevant to contemporary understandings of canine behavior and learning theory. If you want to learn more about why the “dominance” approach doesn’t make sense and doesn’t work, check out the links below.

AVSAB Dominance Statement

The Truth About Dominance