the puppy will follow a pack leader who projects the same calm, assertive energy out of association. As pack followers, dogs return a calm, submissive energy that completes the pack balance. It is important to understand that most dogs are born to be submissive, because there can only be so many pack leaders.
Here are the things you should do to become pack leader
Go for a walk
But once you have that new dog in your pack, the best way to earn her trust is to take her on walks. This is where you get to be the Pack Leader in action, and she gets to learn that you are giving her protection and direction. Maintain a calm-assertive state, and your confidence will quickly teach her that she is safe when she’s with you.
You should be the first one out the door and the first one in. Your dog should be beside or behind you during the walk.
Walking in front of your dog allows you to be seen as the pack leader.
Conversely, if your dog controls you on the walk, he’s the pack leader.
To make the walk productive and bonding, This means that you're in front, not your dog. It helps to use a short leash with the collar up at the top of the dog's neck, where you have the most control. Keep your leash arm down and relaxed, with the leash loose. Don't grip tightly because that sends tense energy down the leash to your dog. Avoid harnesses for the walk, because they tend to encourage dogs to pull. And take a pass on any kind of variable-length lead, as these put your dog, not you, in control.
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To establish yourself as the pack leader, you must always project a calm, assertive energy. This natural balance (calm, assertive leadership with calm, submissive behavior) nurtures stability and creates a balanced, centered, and happy dog.
Teach the dog basic commands. Start your dog off easy in his obedience training by teaching him basic commands like “sit”, “stay”, and “come.” Adjust your posture and body cues so your dog can learn to read your body language and will respond to your commands.
Reward good behavior but do not use treats a bribe. Do not overuse rewards, or treats, as they can start to become bribes. Avoid letting treats become bribes by not using treats to motivate your dog once he understands what you are asking him to do