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Case ([personal profile] case) wrote in [community profile] fandomsecrets2017-08-12 03:51 pm

[ SECRET POST #3874 ]


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(Anonymous) 2017-08-13 03:31 am (UTC)(link)
Thanks for explaining how you see it. I agree not all methods could ever work for all dogs!

Also having learned a little more about wolves, they don't really work that way, either. The studies that showed wolves are all about alpha dynamics and violent fighting to maintain control of the pack were conducted with a bunch of unrelated wolves put into a confined space, and yeah, that's not how they work in the wild, always fighting among themselves.

In the wild, a more natural dynamic involves a lot of cooperation, generally revolves around family, and has a lot less fighting, more respect for elders, etc. So yeah. I can see how the mindset that dominating is the best way could definitely be self-defeating, even for understanding wolves.