The leaders of the pack (alphas), don’t necessarily lead or follow, they just are. And I will use the alpha terminology very loosely, as it doesn’t really exist as we think it does.
So much is written and adhered to by the dog training community in regards to who should walk first, you or your dog. The pretext of the thought process here being, alpha dogs are always first in everything. This inaccurate canine behavioral information has been taught to us for so long, that it has now been so firmly ingrained into our own minds psyche, that it’s virtually impossible for most of us to modify our thought process as to exactly what is, alpha dog attributes.
So, do alphas walk first? Or do they walk wherever ?
I’d like to see if some of you guys can notice anything special, in the following video.
You can also watch this in a wider format on YouTube
The Spirit Dog
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