Learning how to be pack leader for your puppy is one of the kindest, most loving things you’ll ever do for your dog. You’ll learn why in this article. It also happens to be the puppy training method Professional Dog Trainer and Behavioral Specialist, Doggy Dan, has used for years to train puppies and solve puppy behavior issues.
You can get Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules by visiting his website here. When you arrive on the site, you’ll be able to read Doggy Dan’s description of the 5 Golden Rules and how they enable you to be pack leader to your puppy.
Be Pack Leader for Your Puppy
If you’d like to go directly to the training to learn how to be pack leader to your puppy, I suggest visiting The Dog Calming Code on Doggy Dan’s website. It’s the quickest way to learn the 5 Golden Rules and begin showing your puppy right away that you are the pack leader.
Who is Doggy Dan?
Doggy Dan is a Professional Dog Trainer and Behavioral Specialist, and the creator of the dog training website, TheOnlineDogTrainer.com. The site has more than 300 videos where you get to see Doggy Dan working with dogs and their owners. It’s been my #1 recommendation for dog training for more than seven years because it is effective and affordable. Click here if you’d like to meet Doggy Dan, or click on this button to visit his website:
How to Be a Pack Leader for Your Puppy
Using Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules enables you to show your puppy that you are the pack leader. Being pack leader to your puppy is truly the most kind, loving thing you’ll ever do for your dog. Most dogs are followers, not leaders. In the wild, there’s only one dog in any pack who is the pack leader, and the others follow. So, chances are, your dog is NOT a leader, but would prefer to be a follower.
For most dogs, feeling like they have to be in charge is extremely stressful and results in all kinds of bad dog behaviors. If you teach your puppy early on that YOU are the pack leader, it’ll save you both a ton of grief for years to come. It will also create a meaningful, loving bond with your puppy and will most certainly make training your puppy much easier.
Here’s a video of Doggy Dan talking specifically about his 5 Golden Rules and the importance of being pack leader to your dog:
Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules
All dogs have a “pack leadership” mentality built into their DNA. It’s important to puppies to know early on the pack leader is in the pack they’re living in. Puppies will naturally follow, respect and obey the pack leader.
So how do you get your puppy to view YOU as the pack leader?
NOTE: Being the pack leader does NOT mean being dominant and physically aggressive with your dog.
There are 5 gentle, psychological techniques (Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules) that you can use with your puppy to demonstrate that you’re the pack leader. When applied, your puppy will simply understand that you’re the boss. They’ll view you as the one in charge, and they’ll listen to you without you having to use any harsh or aggressive techniques. This is truly a GENTLE, and super effective dog training technique. And, like I said, it’s what your dog truly wants – to be relieved of the stress of having to be in charge themselves. This is especially helpful for young puppies.
For more discussion about pack leader training and Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules, read my article, How to Control Dog Behavior – Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules (includes video).
Or just visit Doggy Dan’s website to learn all about this from Doggy Dan himself.
Doggy Dan’s 5 Golden Rules allow you to do the most loving, kind thing you’ll ever do for your dog. That’s being the pack leader so your dog doesn’t have to!
The Online Dog Trainer Review
You can read my full review of The Online Dog Trainer here. I’m happy to provide a Doggy Dan review because I agree with his dog training methods. I love the fact that he provides several free dog training tutorials. I love that he offers super inexpensive dog training programs. I love that the monthly membership to his site is only $37, and even cheaper if you get a 6-month or a 12-month plan. And I love that he offers several free-trial options and every purchase comes with a 100% money back guarantee.
Need Help with a Specific Puppy Behavior Issue?
Feel free to comment below if you’d like information about a specific puppy training issue. I’ll direct you to an exact page on Doggy Dan’s website that covers that issue if I can. You can also visit the puppy training section of Doggy Dan’s website (and meet Doggy Dan) here.
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