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The Dominance Theory

We often hear about dogs that are dominant, for many of us this conjures up images of an aggressive dog that uses intimidation to get what it wants. In a wild pack of wolves this type of behaviour can sometimes occur, it's essential that law and order are kept for the survival of the pack, and this means strict hierarchy must be kept, but it's far from reality when it comes to the canines we share our homes with today. Most scientists accept that dogs evolved from wolves or they had a common ancestor. However dogs are not wolves. They are different anatomically, physiologically and socially. The biggest difference between wolves and dogs is their ecological niche. Wolves, as a rule avoid hum

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