Posts tagged "dominating dogs"

Behaviorist Karen Overall Calls Pit Bulls 'Incredibly Gentle Dogs'

     Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall, center for Neurobiology and Behavior University of Pennsylvania,  talks about social structure of dogs, dominance myth, training methods and myths and about Pit Bulls. “So much of what dogs are doing is asking for information – by using force as a tool, you are showing them that you are... Read more »

Do You Really Need to DOMINATE Your Dog?

Domination Theory returned with “The Dog Whisperer” a couple of years ago, though years before  that the theory was scientifically debunked and had fallen out of favor. David Ryan of the Association of Pet Behaviour Consellors in the UK explains why dominance is not a valid approach to training dogs. I agree with him. Most... Read more »