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Why rude behaviors are bad

RUDE BEHAVIORS: Talking back, growling when upset, holding onto objects, pestering you, stealing food, staying just out of your reach, running away from you, "telling off" strangers or other dogs, jumping on people
 

Why rude behaviors are bad

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If a dog is allowed to do things that are rude or disrespectful, he will start to believe that ​he​ is more in charge of his behavior than ​you​.
 
Dogs have an instinct and desire to belong to a ​social group ​ – a pack. So when your dog joined your family, their instincts seek to find out:
● Who is the leader who sets the boundaries? ● Who are the followers who follow the leader?
If you and your other family members don't establish ​yourselves​ as the leaders, your dog will assume that role himself."
The good news is most dogs don't want to be in charge. In fact most are much happier as followers. But a dog isn't comfortable when ​no one ​ appears in charge.
 
So if you need to provide enough guidance and direction and set firm boundaries...
Remember! There might be instances when you need to do discipline and he won’t understand or appreciate.
 
For instance: having him take his unappetizing medicine.
 
You are your canine's owner, your relationship with him ought to be one where he is educated to look to you for direction, course, and consent. That is the relationship that each canine blossoms with.  
 
3 reasons dogs LOVE being followers
1. Follower dogs feel secure knowing someone else is in charge.
2. Follower dogs feel secure knowing everyone likes them.
3. Follower dogs feel secure since they have learned what your
"human words" mean.
 
 
How to teach your dog that you're the leader and he's
the follower
Show initiative by cooperating with your pooch in particular manners – little activities that show direction.  
 
At whatever point you do anything with your pooch, even simply strolling through the kitchen, or petting him, or addressing him.... he is caught up with making a decision about your non-verbal communication, your manner of speaking, and how you react when he gets things done.  
 
Those apparently easily overlooked details are essential to your pooch. They're the pieces of information he uses to make determinations about you, and to conclude whether you're deserving of regard or not.