Be Pack Leader to Your Dog

Learning to be pack leader to your dog is by far the most effective way to get control of your dog and to convince your dog that you are the one in charge. Think of the pack leader as the decision maker, the one who decides where to go on the walk, how to behave in different situations, basically the one the dog turns to for guidance on how to respond and how to act. Affiliate Disclosure

When you understand how dog packs work, you soon realize the importance of it. Your dog needs the pack leader to make all the decisions. If you leave it up to your dog, then there’s a big chance that your dog is going to get things wrong and make mistakes.

dog pack leader trainingDominating Your Dog is Not the Way to Become the Pack Leader

In fact, this can backfire badly if you teach your dog that physical strength is what will prevail. While you may be able to force your dog into submission, it will not be convincing your dog that you are worthy of the dominant position, or that you should be the pack leader. Rather, all it shows the dog is that you are a bit of a bully.  For more information, read my article, How to Train a Dominant Dog.  In that post, I tell you about my own personal experience with a dominant dog (you’ll be shocked when you find out the breed!) Plus we discuss 5 ways to control a dominant dog.

Do Adult Dogs Need a Pack Leader?

According to, adult dogs need the same boundaries, rules and limitations as younger dogs.  In the wild, the dog pack leader isn’t nervous and uses calm energy to influence the other dogs in the pack. You also need to be calm (and kind!) when interacting with your dog.

be pack leader to your dogHow Do You Become Pack Leader to Your Dog?

All dogs, regardless of breed, use the same instincts to establish the pack leader. Professional Dog Trainer and Behavioral Specialist, Doggy Dan (owner of the dog training website, has developed a dog training program called, The Dog Calming Code, which is particularly effective to show your dog that you are the pack leader.  It’s easy to follow, effective pack leader dog training.

As pack leader, you will be able to accomplish the following with your dog:

  • You should be in total, calm control when your dog barks and alerts you to danger. This includes anything that your dog may perceive as dangerous and barks at in and around the property.
  • On walks, your dog should not pull you.
  • With you as the pack leader, your dog should be able to relax and switch off completely inside the house.
  • Lastly, feeding your dog correctly will establish who is the pack leader.

This training has everything to do with understanding a dog’s pack psycholgogy, and applying it.  It’s a very gentle, safe and easy-to-use method that relieves your dog of having to see themselves as pack leader.  Not only is this the most effective way to train your dog, but it’ll result in a life-long, loving bond and trust between you and your dog.

the dog calming codeThe Dog Calming Code is Pack Leader Dog Training

The Dog Calming Code is a short, yet extremely effective 2-3 hour long online video course, which you can watch with your whole family to understand dog psychology, and quickly turn any bad behaving dog into a well behaved dog.

You’ll learn the theory behind why each of the 5 techniques is effective, and you’ll get to see Doggy Dan actually training dogs and applying the techniques.  You’ll see dogs’ behaviors transform right before your eyes, turning “bad dogs” into “good dogs.”

The cost of The Dog Calming Code is only $47, and it comes with a 100% money back guarantee.  I’ve given a basic explanation of the program here, but you can learn far more by checking it out on Doggy Dan’s website.

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If at any point in the first two months you’re not happy with your purchase, you’re covered by a 60 Day Money Back Guarantee.  If you want to cancel, they’ll refund your purchase in full, no questions asked.

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