Who becomes the leader of the pack?

Let's say you own 2 or 3 dogs and you raised them together since they were puppies. Who becomes the alpha when they get older? How do they choose who becomes the pack leader of them 3? Does the breed and gender of the dogs have to do with becoming the leader or it doesn't matter? Let's say you have a... show more Let's say you own 2 or 3 dogs and you raised them together since they were puppies. Who becomes the alpha when they get older? How do they choose who becomes the pack leader of them 3? Does the breed and gender of the dogs have to do with becoming the leader or it doesn't matter? Let's say you have a male German Shepherd, a female Golden Retriever, and a male Maltese.
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