Canine Dominance/The Alpha Dog (Part 2) – Q and A on Canine Dominance, Is my Dog Being Dominant When They do xyz? Aggression, Punishment & Dominance – Episode 46

Welcome listeners and friends to Episode 46 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

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Robbie this week shares the email he received for a semi major role in a new animated feature film, and having a run at the Two Bays Trail Run, and then his Mum’s 60th Birthday, where his dad just about got into an Alpaca incident. Then, it is time to go back to Lewis’s wheel house and get stuck right into a second week of…


Are dogs pack animals?

Why is punishment not useful?

Why won’t dog’s come when called?

Growling on the bed?

Stealing objects?

Aggressive Puppies at the vet?

Pulling on the lead?

Aggression around the food bowl?

Feeding the people before the dog?

Walking through doorways first?

Should nurses try and hide the chocolates from the vets? (Or at least from Robbie?)

This second part of our big Dominance topic will be sure to start some great debate! IF there’s any questions you have, or want to know something, send it in to us. We’ve had some awesome questions already, so send them in to us!

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