If there is one word that gives me cause to question someone's training credentials it's "Alpha". If I read on a website or hear an individual say to be successful the human needs to become the "Alpha", it tells me that trainer is not up to date on research or on the science of learning. 
That myth has been debunked over and over, yet people still cling to it. There is a place for correct use of the word Alpha. Just not  in describing anything to do with modern dog training.
I don’t expect th...

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